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Game On: Classic co-op game ‘Pandemic’ is more relevant than ever

With the second wave of COVID-19 upon us, my morbid mind realized now was perhaps a better time than ever to try out the video game adaptation of “Pandemic,” a highly successful board game where players assume the role of scientists managing a global virus outbreak. Life imitates art and all that.

Game On: The future might be bleak for video games

In recent months, I’ve been slowly chipping away at my sizable backlog of video games – while I enjoy this reprieve from the latest and greatest, I also find myself wondering why I’m not more enamored by many newer titles. I consider myself something of a retro gamer, but I certainly don’t restrict myself to older games exclusively.

Game On: Role-playing games are a great time sink

Out of all the genres of video games I enjoy, perhaps the most difficult to discuss is role-playing games. It’s not for lack of fans of the genre or anything – quite the opposite. Rather, the RPG label is applied to so many different games that it comes to mean something different for everyone.

Sony’s new $500 PlayStation 5 will launch Nov. 12

Sony's upcoming PlayStation 5 video game console will cost $500 and launch Nov. 12, the company said Wednesday, setting up a holiday battle with Microsoft's Xbox Series X over whose new console will turn up under more trees this year.

Game changer: The PlayStation turns 25

On this date 25 years ago, Sony’s first PlayStation game console went on sale in North America. The 64-bit system featured high-quality 3D graphics, three megabytes of memory – one of those devoted to just video – and 16-bit, 24-channel sound.

This week’s free game: “Enter the Gungeon”

Publisher Devolver Digital is having something of a moment, with "Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout" taking over the world. The publisher released "Enter the Gungeon" with developer Dodge Roll in 2016.