Updated 1 p.m. Tuesday: Best Buy just called Riverfront Times to inform us that Wednesday and Saturday's Nintendo event has moved from its South County store to its Brentwood location. The article below reflects the change. Los Angeles plays host this week to the biggest video game trade show of t ... More >>
Censorship is one of music's longer running conflicts, a struggle where the desire for marketability often trumps creative freedom. That's been the case for every music video game in existence, titles that constantly walk the aforementioned tightrope. One of the more challenging songs to appear in ... More >>
It's not hyperbole to say that downloadable content sparked a huge revolution in console video gaming. Expansions prolonged replay value of many titles, especially music games such as Rock Band and Guitar Hero. The Rock Band franchise in particular has produced an impressive amount of downloadable ... More >>
Recent music games have become opulent affairs, pulling out all the artistic stops to capture gamers' attention spans. The Beatles: Rock Band for instance was a beautiful visualization of the legendary group's music, complete with dazzling virtual representations of the Fab Four. And various iterati ... More >>
Final Fantasy IV was merely a collection of sprites shoved into a 16-bit cartridge. But under the simple exterior was a revolution, a game that helped make the Final Fantasy saga the most dominant role playing game series in the world. Today's beard-stroking gamers possibly encountered RPGs thro ... More >>
In addition to being a blast to play at parties, music video games such as Rock Band and Guitar Hero are a great marketing tool for bands. They allow artists to expose their work to new audiences -- and, in some cases, highlight the intricacies of their songs. And with the advent of the Rock Band Ne ... More >>
Call us old fashioned, but should the city's library system really be hosting video game tournaments? That's what Daily RFT set out to answer yesterday after receiving an announcement for the St. Louis Library's Super Smash Bros. Brawl tournament this coming Saturday at the Carpenter Branch on So ... More >>
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B-Sides takes a pull of Earthworms' Burbon and rocks out to...Tetris?
A look back at the best of 2007.
How yesterday's games spawned today's best-sellers.
The Revolution will be televised and plenty addictive too.
Does Halo 3 live up to its billing?
Soccer gets a surreal twist in Mario Strikers Charged.
Alien Syndrome will alienate some, infect others.
A few more changes would've helped Transformers.
The Wii's Big Brain Academy makes summer school cool.
The terrorizing townsfolk of Resident Evil 4 shamble onto the Wii.
All the beer in the world can't save Mario Party 8.
A promising glimpse of the next Halo.
Spider-Man 3 spins a web of mediocrity.
Marble Mania rolls out a winner for the Wii.
Cooking Mama for the Wii looks good enough to eat.
There's not much besides an extra controller to these minigames.
BY CHRIS WARD
Week of February 22, 2007
It's just the only standout in an otherwise shameful launch.
Nintendo finally gets 1-Up on the competition.
Saints Row shamelessly apes Grand Theft Auto.
The five biggest attention-getters at E3.
Sega's Hedgehog goes back to the grind . . . yawn.
The Xbox Live Arcade is a high-tech twist on the old-fashioned coin-op.
There's nothing rusty about Mega Man X's old-school 'bots.
Dragon Quest VIII is the biggest thing from Japan since Godzilla.
Microsoft's Xbox 360 fires the first shot in the next-gen console war.
Microsoft's Xbox 360 fires the first shot in the next-gen console war
Perfect Dark Zero isn't a bull's-eye, but it hits the target.
The Nintendo Fusion Tour brings a pixilated party to the Pageant
8-Bit Construction Set