Wii U: The Frankenreviiu

It's a new console! These are momentous events in gaming, and yet nobody seems quite sure how to react to Nintendo's new entrant, the Wii U.

To some, it feels like the last of a generation that launched with the Xbox 360 many years ago. To Nintendo, it's the first of the next generation, well ahead of Microsoft's… » 11/22/12 9:00am 11/22/12 9:00am

The Roccat Savu Is Definitely the Best Mouse I've Ever Hated Using

It's hard to describe the benefits and drawbacks of a specific gaming mouse, in many ways. Certainly, I can discuss whether the drivers work, whether the buttons work, whether any programming is intuitive and whether the product works as advertised—and in a moment, I will. The biggest problem with describing a mouse,… » 11/21/12 4:00pm 11/21/12 4:00pm

The Walking Dead's Episode Four Stats Lead Up To Final Episode, Coming…

If you, like me, are an episode or two behind in Telltale's remarkable Walking Dead series, don't watch this video. If you, unlike me, have caught up on episodes three and four of the five-part series, then by all means, go to town. » 11/15/12 12:00pm 11/15/12 12:00pm

Reviewers Love the Shooting, the Killing, and the Choices in Call of…

It's November, and that means three things. The days are getting shorter, holiday advertising is ramping up, and there's a new Call of Duty game.

Last year's entry, Infinity Ward's Modern Warfare 3, shattered all kinds of sales records in its first day and first weeks on store shelves, launching into the… » 11/13/12 8:30pm 11/13/12 8:30pm

Mysterious 24-Hour Call of Duty Flu Keeping Gamers Home "Sick"

Let's be honest for a moment here: pretty much everyone around the world has at the very least thought about calling in "sick" to work or school while their health was perfectly fine, for one reason or another. For some folks, it's a beach day; for others, just a chance to sleep for an extra few hours. And then, of… » 11/13/12 1:30pm 11/13/12 1:30pm

How Not To Get Banned From Call of Duty: Black Ops II

The next installment in the Call of Duty juggernaut, Black Ops II, launches tomorrow. In preparation for the legions of players who will no doubt soon be shooting each other, exploiting every glitch, and saying very rude things on voice chat—as well as the millions of folks who just want to play, and have to deal… » 11/12/12 12:00pm 11/12/12 12:00pm