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Get your mind out of the gutter when you play Dirty Minds: The Game of Naughty Clues. The trick here is that the clues, though seemingly dirty, all have answers that are perfectly innocent. Getting there may be hard for some of your friends, but it is funny to see them try. This is a perfect game for some close friends (only those who won't be offended by their own dirty minds!), shared bottles... more
CNET says the new Sony PSP 3000 is "an evolutionary step up from last year's PSP 2000, with a slightly improved screen (better color reproduction, slightly less glare), a built-in microphone (Skype users can now use regular headphones instead of a special headset), and improved video-out support (games can now be displayed on non-HD TVs)." The PSP 3000 comes packaged with a 1GB Memory Stick, the Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters game, and the... more
One of the most eagerly anticipated video games of 2008, Grand Theft Auto IV, comes out in 2 weeks, but stores are already accepting preorders. The game follows Niko Bellic, an Eastern European immigrant, as he tries to make a fresh start in Liberty City (based on NY and NJ), but is instead "dragged into a criminal underworld by a series of shysters, thieves, and sociopaths." We hear the game features densely packed vertical... more
Carry your Nintendo Wii, games, remotes, and accessories around in style with this Brunswick bowling style bag made just for the Wii. The zippered bottom section has room for the console and A/V cable, while the rest of the bag has pockets designed for other Wii accessories, including a mesh pocket for the sensor bar. Everything is nicely padded to keep your gear safe from bumps and bruises. Complete the look with a pair... more
Save Sin City from the terrorists in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2, the sequel to the award-winning first-person shooter from a couple years ago. The sequel (created by the same studio behind the first one) features new Vegas locations, environments that change from dusk to bright daylight to dawn, improved AI, new weapons and armor, and an upgraded multiplayer mode that includes more maps, new adversarial modes, and an intuitive matchmaking system.
If you've ever watched American Idol and thought, "I can sing so much better than that person," this game's for you. Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore lets you grab the included mic and show the world how it's done. Sing 40 hits from the '70s to today, as the game measures your pitch, the crowd boos and cheers, and Simon, Paula, and Randy critique your performance. You can also enter head-to-head online competitions... more
Get more out of your Wii games with the Nunchuk controller. It uses the same motion-sensing technology as the Wii remote. When you plug the Nunchuk into your Wii remote, the input device duo becomes your sword and shield to combat charging assailants, your defense against a brawny linebacker, and more. And in some games you can use the Nunchuk's analog stick to move your playable character while you throw a pass or aim... more
Store and charge your Wiimotes in the Nyko charge station. It comes with 2 NiMH batteries exclusively designed for Wiimotes, each of which provides up to 25 hours of play time. Just put your Wiimotes in the charging dock and 8 hours later they're fully recharged. More Wii accessories.
Shopping for a holiday gift for someone who already has a Nintendo Wii? Check out the Wii Zapper. It's an affordable ($20) accessory for use in shooting games. Just load your Wii remote and nunchuk into the Zapper and use the trigger to rapid-fire at all targets in your way. The Zapper comes with a game called Link's Crossbow Training that lets you test your marksmanship against skeletons and goblins. More Zapper-centric Wii games... more
It's the First Annual Mater-National Race Festival, hosted by Lightning McQueen's best friend, Mater. Explore Radiator Springs, play in the all-new Monster Mode, jump into the fast lane with 6 new international racing competitors, burn rubber on new tracks, and twist and turn your way through new mini-games like Ramone's Rhythmic Rumble and Fillmore's Fuel Frenzy.
Are you ready to rock? Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock has more than 70 songs, including some of our favorites ("Sabotage" by the Beastie Boys, "My Name is Jonas" by Weezer, and "Rock N Roll All Nite" by Kiss). The game features new venues, lighting effects, character moves, and authentic instruments, and lets you face off against Slash and other guitar icons. It works with the older controller, but you might want to... more
What's more awesome than the Sony PSP? The Sony PSP Slim. It's a little more expensive than its predecessor, but it's 19% thinner, a third lighter, and has twice as much RAM - which means faster loading and improved game performance. Other new features include a video output that lets you connect it to your big-screen TV, lower power consumption, a smaller battery, and the ability to charge via USB. And yes, it... more
The first two Halo games sold more than 14.5 million copies and accounted for more than 650 million hours of gaming on Xbox Live. Those numbers are going to look small once Halo 3, the third and final installment of the Halo trilogy, comes out next week. (You can preorder it now.) In this first-person shooter, Master Chief returns to finish the fight against the Covenant and the Flood. New game features include enhanced... more
Just in time for the hockey preseason: NHL 08, a game where you go from up-and-coming player to "electrifying NHL superstar." (We're not sure if you get to keep your teeth.) This year's game has some new features: Skill Stick lets you tap the puck through a defender's legs to walk around him. Dynamic AI adjusts to your every move. The new skating engine provides more speed, control, and responsiveness. Plus you can take... more
Coming soon from EA: Skate, a game where you can become famous and generate mainstream hype, or have fun outrunning security guards ("skateboarding's not a crime!") and building street cred. Either way you get physics-driven animation that ensures no 2 tricks are ever the same. The game features "flickit," a new controller action that puts an end to button mashing; customizable equipment, characters, and clothes; and an extensive online multiplayer gaming system. Bad Brains,... more
Electronic Arts says Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 is almost better than real golf because you don't have to deal with heat, tee-off charges, or finding a partner. They forgot to mention carrying your own clubs, swinging and missing, and plaid pants. Anyway, the latest Tiger Woods game records your entire game so you can brag about it on EA Sports GamerNet. It also tracks your performance on every hole, round, and course, helping... more
Escape from the tedium of your commute and ho-hum 9-5 with Stuntman: Ignition. As a new Hollywood stunt driver, you've got to impress movie directors with all kinds of dangerous, high-speed vehicle stunts in environments ranging from San Francisco city streets to military bases in Kyrgyzstan. You'll master control of 25 vehicles, including sports cars, motorcycles, and hovercraft, in 6 different movies. You can also steal stunts form rival stuntmen, and challenge them to... more
The most popular video game on GameSpot right now is BioShock, a first-person shooter set in 1960 in the ruined undersea metropolis of Rapture. Caught between powerful forces and hunted down by genetically modified "splicers" and lethal security systems, you have to come to grips with a deadly, mysterious world filled with powerful technology and fascinating characters. No encounter ever plays out the same, and no 2 gamers will play the game the same... more
It doesn't come out for another 13 days, but Madden NFL 08 has already won multiple Best of E3 awards (from GameSpot, IGN, and the 36 major media outlets who decide the Game Critics Awards). An all-new read and react system helps you identify on-field strengths and weaknesses, so you can react quickly, create mismatches, and exploit your opponent's weaknesses. Other features include a new front-office mode, customizable stat summaries, and new Battle for... more
Everyone's got a guilty pleasure, something you enjoy but don't want to admit you enjoy. Like Funyuns, Us Weekly, reality television, or '80s music. If you're a closet '80s music fan, Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s has your name written all over it. From Quiet Riot to Ratt, Flock of Seagulls to Bow Wow Wow, the PS2 game lets you live out your rock star fantasies. Start out in "practice" mode and work... more