Video games


Locally produced Web series take funny look at gaming culture

The Gaming Wildlife Foundation, made up of a handful of Kansas University film and media studies graduates, hopes to take its 15 minutes of fame to full-time work.

Local video game developers build buzz for ‘Sticky Bees’ sequel

Fourfire Studios, a local game studio, is in a sprint to raise money during the final days of its Kickstarter campaign for "Sticky Bees: Unleashed." By Meagan Thomas

Zynga unveils game destination

Zynga is unveiling a new online gaming destination so people can play “CityVille,” ‘‘Zynga Poker” and other games off Facebook.

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Hive mind: Lawrence's Fourfire readies 'Sticky Bees'

A game designer turned pastor gets help from three members of his congregation to build a new video game for iOS.

2011 Spotlight: Video games

A look at the best games of a truly outstanding year.

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Review: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Bethesda Softworks releases a true classic.

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Review: Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

The second version of a game that was released nine months ago, offers an updated roster and little else.

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Review: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

The outstanding action series gets another excellent chapter.

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Video game review: 'Dark Souls'

A spiritual successor to a cult classic provides the same challenge and all of the short-comings of its forerunner.

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Lawrence developer readies 'Mystery Ball'

Lifelong dreams can be as funny and unique as the people who think them up and in a few weeks David Howe, a Lawrence resident, will realize one of his. But for now, there is testing to be done.

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Video game review: God of War: Origins Collection

Someone please give this man a hug.

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Review: Bloodrayne: Betrayal

A frustratingly difficult sidescroller yields a satisfying sense of accomplishment.

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Review: Fear 3

An overdue shooter that's not Duke Nukem Forever, delivers some inventive multiplayer.

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Review: Portal 2

The sequel to the surprise hit is everything a sequel should be.

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Review: Gods Eater Burst

It's a niche game, but if you're among the precious few who play games like Monster Hunter, you'll be right at home.

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Review: Shift 2 Unleashed

Developer Slightly Mad Studios is attempting to pave its own way for the genre and although they are not quite there, Shift 2 has enough personality to warrant players on both consoles.

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Review: Swarm

It's a platformer/puzzle in the same vein as Lemmings, but is it any fun?

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Review MotoGP 10/11

A niche game does the genre right.

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Hardware review: Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo's newest small wonder promises a lot, but does it deliver?

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Review: Crysis 2

With a solid campaign and addicting multiplayer, Crysis 2 isn't just a treat for the eyes. If you are a fan of shooters in the least, you owe it to yourself to experience all that Crysis 2 has to offer.