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    • Scene@ Bern Gallery's Garden Of Glass
    • Scene@ Bern Gallery's Garden Of Glass

      The Green Room, Burlington, Saturday, September 20, 12-5 P.M.
      The Third Annual Pipe Classic judges’ show was the culmination of a weeklong exhibition and celebration of functional glass sculpture spearheaded by Burlington’s Bern…
    • Game On
    • Game On

      Game On: "John Deere Harvest in the Heartland", "Master of Illusion", "Cooking Mama 2: Dinner With Friends", "Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations", $29.99 Nintendo DS, E for Everyone/ "Phoenix Wright" T for Teen
      It's the little things that count. In a year when we've been "BioShock"-ed, heard the "Call of Duty," unpacked "The Orange Box" and gone…
    • The Good War
    • The Good War

      Game On: "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare", $59.99 for Xbox 360, PS3, $49.99 for PC, M for Mature
      It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it. In a world filled with political unrest and tragic violence, it almost seems too…
    • Hits and Misses
    • Hits and Misses

      Game On
      You win some, you lose some. Looking back, 2007 was a good year for games. “BioShock” electrified gamers, while “Halo 3” almost lived up…
    • Rock for the Ages
    • Rock for the Ages

      Game On: "Rock Band", $169.99 Xbox 360 and PS3 bundle, including one guitar, microphone and drums; additional guitars $79.99, $149.99 PS2 bundle?, T for Teen?
      Listen to this. Like the warm hum of an old Fender amp, "Rock Band" has generated its own buzz. With its pitch-perfect combi-nation of…
    • Gifts for Gamers

      Game On
      Ready to play the shopping game? Finding the perfect gift for the gamer on your holiday list this year won't take any more effort than…
    • A Wrinkle in Space and Time
    • A Wrinkle in Space and Time

      Game On: "Super Mario Galaxy"?$49.99,?Wii, E for Everyone; "The Orange Box",?$49.99, PC, $59.99, console,?PC, PS3, 360,?T for Teen and M for Mature
      Something's not right here. Gamers weaned on the rudimentary 3-D of the "Myst" worlds and raised to expect the sophisticated realism of "Far Cry"…
    • Still Pursuing the Trivial
    • Still Pursuing the Trivial

      Game On: "Scene It? Lights, Camera, Action"? $59.99 ?Xbox 360? E for Everyone? "Buzz! The Mega Quiz"?$39.99? PlayStation 2 ?E for Everyone ?"Smarty Pants"? $39.99? Nintendo DS ?E for Everyone
      Video games want out of the basement and teenage boys' bedrooms. New games for the Wii, Play-Station 2 and Xbox 360 lead the way…
    • Music to Your Ears
    • Music to Your Ears

      Game On: "Guitar Hero III", Prices vary based on bundle and platform, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, T for Teen
      Blame the guitar. If not for the invention of this six-string device, countless garages would never have faced re-models into jam zones, millions of…
    • New Game Worth a Look
    • New Game Worth a Look

      Game On: "Flash Focus" $19.99; Nintendo DS Nintendo DS, E for Everyone
      Take a look at this. Once again demonstrating its seemingly inexhaustible supply of oddball concepts, innovative efforts and games with peculiar premises that appeal…
    • Tony Hawk, Take a Walk
    • Tony Hawk, Take a Walk

      Game On: "Skate"? $59.99?, PS3, Xbox 360,? T for Teen
      Remember Tony Hawk? Of course you do. Not only does Hawk have almost supernatural skills on a skateboard, but he's arguably the first person…
    • Don't Try This at Home
    • Don't Try This at Home

      Game On: Jackass: The Game, PS2, PSP, $29.99, M for Mature
      For years MTV has warned you "not to recreate or re-enact any stunt or activity performed on this show." Not you, and not your…
    • Still Saving the Princess
    • Still Saving the Princess

      Game On: "The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass", DS Nintendo, $34.99. E for everyone
      If Mario's not careful, he's going to lose his job. Long Nintendo's heroic mascot, the smiling erstwhile plumber faces stiff competition for his role…
    • Thinking About Games
    • Thinking About Games

      Game On: flOw, Playstation 3, $7.99
      While the Tokyo Game Show dominates the video-game calendar each fall, this September Japan's largest city hosted a different group of game-savvy visitors. The…
    • Keeping it Fresh
    • Keeping it Fresh

      Game On: "Heavenly Station," PlayStation 3
      Seeing double? If the games on your wish list sound strangely familiar, it's probably for a good reason. The franchise remains as much a…
    • The Road Less Traveled
    • The Road Less Traveled

      Game On
      Too many games. Gamers lament that, while their world overflows with interesting things to play, they'll never have a chance to get to them…
    • Hardcore Gamers Soften Up
    • Hardcore Gamers Soften Up

      Game On: "Carnival Games," by Nintendo Wii
      Are you turning into a casual gamer? Sure, you've played "BioShock" and look forward to "Halo 3" as much as the next joystick jockey.…
    • New Game Dives Deep
    • New Game Dives Deep

      Game On: "BioShock", $59.99, Xbox 360, PC, M for Mature
      “BioShock” producer Ken Levine thinks he has a winner. At the end of a jaw-dropping demonstration of the game’s laundry list of features at…
    • The Science of Cheating
    • The Science of Cheating

      Game On: Exploiting Online Games: Cheating Massively Distributed Systems by Greg Hoglund and Gary McGraw, Addison-Wesley, 384 pages. $44.99
      Gary McGraw’s interest in “World of WarCraft” is purely academic. Players of the popular online game might seek heroic fame or the occasional hoard…
    • A Kick in the Pants
    • A Kick in the Pants

      Game On: Mario Strikers, Charged", Nintendo Wii, $49.99, E for Everyone
      How does Nintendo do it? While Mario fans anxiously await the next big thing on the Wii, the company that can’t seem to make…
    • Gamers Take it Easy
    • Gamers Take it Easy

      Game On: "Switchball"
      Stop taking your games so seriously. As much as you may love your “Halo” or “World of WarCraft,” it turns out that the so-called…
    • Big Things to Come

      Game On: The Electronic Entertainment Expo
      Who will win? With green grass still blowing in the summer breeze, gamers have started holiday-season speculation about winners and losers. Fueled by announcements and…

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