Chris Rasco

I’ve been following the Warriors series of games for about a decade now. At some point I conceded that the hack-and-slash genre, specifically Dynasty Warriors, was moving the way of yearly sports releases with its incremental updates and almost-annual releases. Like the gamer that eagerly awaits an updated Madden roster, I too have continued to sink massive amounts of time unlocking and upgrading my various Warriors characters with each new release. Enter Warriors Orochi 3. READ MORE

Disney Universe is a quirky multiplayer game that places you in the role of a guest to a new attraction, featuring fully-recreated worlds based on Disney movies (including Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lion King and Aladdin). While on the introductory tour, VIC the tour guide is infected by an evil virus named Hex. Hex quickly takes control of all of the worlds and makes them evil, and even traps other guests in each of the worlds. It’s up to you and your friends to save the trapped guests and escape. READ MORE

Even with peripheral knowledge of the Spyro franchise, I haven’t spent much of my gaming time over the years playing as the little dragon. With the release of Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure, that has changed in a big way.  READ MORE

Once just a spinoff from the Rayman series, the Raving Rabbids have developed into their own full-scale franchise. Raving Rabbids: Alive & Kicking is the newest in the series, and the first to support Microsoft’s Kinect sensor. With the franchise’s history of motion-sensing minigames on the Wii, it is interesting to see what new tricks the team at Ubisoft put together for this release. READ MORE

In this installment, we evaluate basketball title Flick Hoops and cargo-loading game Ship It.

Flick Hoops (iPhone): Flick Hoops is a free throw shooting game that combines changing wind patterns with a simple game of hoops. How many shots in a row can you hit? The normal and hard modes of the game feature an industrial fan that is constantly changing wind direction and strength.  READ MORE