Catholic Courier

Posted: November 27, 2011

Last Updated: January 19, 2017

Video Games

October 24, 2013
Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Animal Crossing: New Leaf

CNS photo by Nintendo

"Animal Crossing: New Leaf" is a "life-simulator" game that takes place in a cartoon village. The player assumes the persona of an unnamed protagonist in a town of anthropomorphic animals.

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October 4, 2013
Remember Me
Remember Me

Tiresome propaganda undercuts the entertainment value of the action-adventure game "Remember Me" (Capcom) while an uncritical attitude toward the use of violence makes it morally unacceptable.

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By Adam Shaw/Catholic News Service
October 4, 2013
Super Nintendo classic gets an overhaul
Super Nintendo classic gets an overhaul

"Mario is for wimps!" Such has been the proud boast of fans of the 1996 Super Nintendo classic "Donkey Kong Country."

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By Adam Shaw/CNS
October 3, 2013
Game's cult following results in sequel

Back in 2001, a small title was released on the ill-fated Nintendo GameCube console called "Luigi's Mansion."

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By Adam Shaw/CNS
September 3, 2013
Game strikes all the right chords
By Adam Shaw/CNS
September 3, 2013
'Tomb Raider' gets a necessary reboot

In some respects, the new "Tomb Raider" (Square Enix) turns out to be a genuinely fresh and intriguing title.

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By Adam Shaw/CNS
April 26, 2013
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

The comedic fourth installment of the eponymous action-adventure series provides a generally rewarding experience for kids and adults alike.

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By Adam Shaw/CNS
April 19, 2013
DmC: Devil May Cry
DmC: Devil May Cry

This reboot of the popular Japanese anime-style slasher series that once again features the franchise's recurring hero, Dante.

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By Michael and Maria Huemmer/CNS
April 5, 2013
LEGO The Lord of the Rings
LEGO The Lord of the Rings

Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy has seen several videogame adaptations, and the latest from Lego is one of the stronger offerings.

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By Adam and Margaret Shaw/CNS
April 4, 2013
'Far Cry 3'
'Far Cry 3'

The island paradise in "Far Cry 3" is not what it seems.

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By Adam Shaw/CNS
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