Indie release ‘Axiom Verge’ draws inspiration from pixel-art games of the past

Latest 'Metroidvania' release suffers from inadequate transportation, but remains enjoyable with unpredictable bosses and many weapons


Latest Wii U release brings satisfying Kirby-filled adventure

Despite short, largely unchallening levels, 'Kirby and the Rainbow Curse' offers fun graphics, gameplay on Wii U


‘Legend of Zelda’ remake for Nintendo 3DS forges more accessible gaming experience

'Majora's Mask 3D' maintains classic three-day cycle, powerful masks, dated controls, but adds revamped 'Bomber's Notebook'


Saints Row IV: Re-Elected revamps older model with super powers, giant energy drinks, actual Burt Reynolds

Re-release places gamer in virtual Matrix as President of United States to take back city from aliens

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‘Super Smash Bros.’ scene powers up in Madison

'Smashers' from around Wisconsin seek to expand gaming community, tournaments for players of all backgrounds


Nine games to look forward to this spring semester

From witchers to bombers, one of these titles is bound to entice any curious gamer


Badger Herald’s top five video games of 2014


Nintendo, Sony, more show off upcoming games at The Game Awards, PlayStation Experience


The Badger Herald’s 2014 Black Friday video game roundup

The best deals on video games, accessories and consoles on every consumer's favorite holiday


3DS “Super Smash Bros.” is addicting, well-updated addition to great franchise