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Review: Kirby's Epic Yarn
Gaming in Neverland
Kirby's Epic Yarn is for the kids
| November 02, 2010
Review: A good old-fashioned Screw
Ryan Landry and Molly Schreiber star in Stoneham's Henry James ghost-story classic
Stoneham Theatre's staging The Turn of the Screw in time for Halloween (it plays through November 7) comes as no surprise, but director Caitlin Lowans turned heads when she cast Gold Dust Orphans founder Ryan Landry as one of her two stars in Jeffrey Hatcher's 1997 two-actor adaptation.
| October 29, 2010
LO500 Battle of the Week: World of Warcraft vs. The Sims
Do you pull for the plumb-bobs, or do you do it for the Horde?
The Sims and World of Warcraft both came out in the early aughts. The franchises are two of the most popular franchises of all time, alongside Myst , believe it or not. But unlike Myst , these two games have had years of expansion packs and upgrades.
| October 18, 2010
Interview: Drilling Ryan Landry and Molly Schreiber
A screwy turn
A screwy turn
| October 13, 2010
Do violent video games beget real violence?
| September 28, 2010
Review: Halo: Reach
A long goodbye
Throughout Halo: Reach 's campaign, you are haunted by the thought that, at the end, you will die — and that with your death, the Halo empire will come to an end.
| September 21, 2010
Review: Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World: The Game
This video game sticks to its niche
The Scott Pilgrim vs. the World franchise is a dork media triathlon encompassing the original graphic-novel series, the movie, and now the video game. Each piece of the Scott Pilgrim tri-force seems designed to persuade you to seek out the other two.
| August 29, 2010
Review: Starcraft II
It's not too late to join the party
Imagine a game of chess. Now, imagine playing five chess games at the same time, as fast as you can. That would only scratch the surface of the skills you need to play StarCraft .
| August 15, 2010
Play by Play: August 13, 2010
Theater listings, week of August 13, 2010
Opening this week: As Bees in Honey Drown , Hairspray , and More Words! More Play! .
| August 10, 2010
Be a Boston-based video-game developer
Are you unemployed? Have you spent the last two weeks playing Red Dead Redemption and seeing how far you can run your horse around the map before the game stops you? (Here's a hint: it's forever. )
| August 08, 2010
Play by play: August 6, 2010
Theater listings, week of August 6, 2010
Curtains, Fever Fest '10, Hairspray, and more
| August 04, 2010
Play by Play: July 30, 2010
Theater listings, week of July 30, 2010
Opening this week: Bad Dates, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Rocky Horror Show, The Taster, and Violet.
| July 29, 2010
World of Warcraft's privacy-breach bummer
On July 6, Blizzard Entertainment announced that the forums on its immensely popular World of Warcraft would begin to show players' legal names instead of their character names. Blizzard's explanation? "Removing the veil of anonymity typical to online dialogue will contribute to a more positive forum environment."
| July 28, 2010
Play by Play: July 23, 2010
Theater listings, week of July 23, 2010
Candyland: A Recession Comedy, Quills, The Hound of the Baskervilles, and more.
| July 21, 2010
Photos: ConnectiCon 2010
ConnectiCon at the Connecticut Convention Center | July 9-11, 2010
ConnectiCon, a multi-genre convention, took place at the Connecticut Convention Center on July 9-11, 2010.
| July 13, 2010
If you haven't played any shooters for the past few years, Singularity will blow your mind. If you have, you probably won't be impressed — "formulaic" doesn't begin to cover it. Still, in spite of copycatting its competitors, Singularity has its charms.
| July 09, 2010
Play by play: July 9, 2010
Theater listings, week of July 9, 2010
Opening this week: Burning The Barn, The Color Of Desire, Conni’s Avant Garde Restaurant, Fully Committed, and more
| July 06, 2010
Review: Green Day: Rock Band
Activision has pumped out rhythm games centered on a single band — Aerosmith, Metallica, and Van Halen have all had their own Guitar Hero . Harmonix has offered only The Beatles: Rock Band . Until now.
| June 24, 2010
That's not my name!
Think changing genders is tricky? Try changing your name
The transition process for transgender people, particularly transsexuals, might involve an expensive combination of surgeries, hormone-replacement therapy, and lesser tasks like perfecting one’s vocal tone or handwriting style.
| June 02, 2010
Review: 3D Dot Game Heroes
Linking to the past
The story of 3D Dot Game Heroes ’ kingdom of Dotnia might ring a few bells. An ancient hero of old defeated an evil king by trapping him inside one of six magical orbs.
| May 25, 2010
Photos: Anime Boston 2010
Photos from the Northeast's largest anime confab
Photos from Anime Boston 2010 at the Hynes Convention Center
| April 05, 2010
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