Catholic Courier

Posted: November 27, 2011

Last Updated: January 19, 2017

Video Games

March 20, 2013
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead

Like the books that inspired it, "The Walking Dead: is marked by considerable violence, somewhat offset by the humanizing element of personal relationships.

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By Adam Shaw/CNS
February 6, 2013
Halo 4
Halo 4

"Halo 4" (Microsoft Studios) features the same high-action adventure, enthralling plot, and realistic, cinematic graphics...

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By Michael and Maria Huemmer/CNS
November 19, 2012
Need for Speed: Most Wanted
Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Having showcased the underground racing world before, the long-running "Need for Speed" franchise features the illicit pursuit again... Read More

By Adam Shaw/ Catholic News Service
November 15, 2012
Borderlands 2
Borderlands 2

Classic tales of good guys voyaging across a desolate and destroyed landscape to battle an evil overlord are common in books and movies as well as in video games.

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By Michael and Maria Huemmer/ Catholic News Service
October 17, 2012
New Super Mario Bros. 2
New Super Mario Bros. 2

With apologies to Tom Hanks' Forrest Gump, "Super Mario" games are not at all like a box of chocolates -- you pretty much know from the start exactly what you're gonna get.

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By Adam Shaw/ Catholic News Service
October 10, 2012
'Madden NFL 13' (EA Sports)
'Madden NFL 13' (EA Sports)

This year, "Madden NFL 13" (EA Sports) seems to offer a significant exception to the low expectations routinely laid out by the vintage-gaming community.

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By Nicholas Grevas/Catholic News Service
August 29, 2012
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

The comic-book hero Batman and the classic Danish building-block toy Lego may not, initially, appear to have much in common...

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By Adam Shaw/ Catholic News Service
August 6, 2012
Mario Tennis Open
Mario Tennis Open

If there's one video-game character who knows how to fraternize with -- if not necessarily love -- his enemies, it would surely have to be Nintendo's ubiquitous mascot, Mario.

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By Adam Shaw/ Catholic News Service
July 27, 2012
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man

There was a time when adaptations of movies or television programs could carry their own in the gaming world...

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By Nicholas Grevas/ Catholic News Service
July 11, 2012
Ninja Gaiden 3
Ninja Gaiden 3

Gamers can face a dilemma when a title boasting addictive gameplay and high-quality graphics also contains content or themes that are objectionable...

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By Adam Shaw/ Catholic News Service
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