If you’re thinking about buying a video game system, what are your best choices this year? It’s hard to say; there are so many good systems! But we’re going to go out on a limb here and say for most family gamers, we think it boils down to eight choices (in alphabetical order): a computer, the Nintendo Wii U, the Nintendo 3DS, the PlayStation 3, the PlayStation 4, the PlayStation Vita, the Xbox 360, and the Xbox One. Many gamers buy more than one system; some gamers buy them all. Read More
The Batman: Arkham series is a pretty straightforward adaptation of the Batman mythos in video game format. These action-adventure games are a little bit less dark and more like the comic books than the recent “Dark Knight” movies, with gameplay that’s a mix of sneaking, detective work, and brawling. Read More
Nintendo, whose primary demographic is younger kids, has suspended its Swapnote service for 3DS as of October 31.