Video Games: 5 Video Games Worth Sore Thumbs

Just want to plug in, turn on and zone out? These plays are for you

Why is it so hard to make a decent video game? Let’s face it, a lot of the software released these days in the name of electronic amusement isn’t worth the effort it takes to lie on your couch and mash a button. But there’s that rare sweet spot where graphics, game play and storytelling come together to make a game work. These games hit it.


Nothing musty about this classic. You play Kratos, a warrior roaming the world of Greek mythology and beating up on whoever gets in his way, using a fast, fancy, two-bladed fighting style...

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