Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

I had seen a lot of forum posts raving about “Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch“, as well as its placement on some top ten lists. So I decided to pick it up when it hit the $20, “PS3 Greatest Hits”, price point. Read more of this post

Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex

A few months ago, I decided to dig into my PS2 collection for a good game for Chris to move on to. He’d already played “SSX” and “Smuggler’s Run” to death, both of which had pretty simple control schemes (he could have a fun experience using just the joysticks, and was starting to pick up some of the more advanced moves, such as the tricks in “SSX”). Since he is 4 1/2, Read more of this post

Dante’s Inferno

I’m about two-third’s of the way through “Dante’s Inferno” (Divine Edition, PS3, $19.99) and find the game to be very engaging. The premise is that you are Dante, a soldier from the Crusades who defeats Death and then battles his way down through the nine circles of Hell to redeem his wife. The game is filled with quotes and scenes from the first part of Dante Alighieri’s epic poem “Divine Comedy“, “Inferno“. Read more of this post


I love the SSX snowboarding series of games, and have purchased every one made. Unfortunately, there have been no new ones published since before the PS3 went on sale 4-5 years ago. For someone Chris’ age, they have a very simple control scheme – you basically move the control stick to steer the player character down the hill. Even this limited amount of game-play is great, as the controls, visuals, and sense of speed are very enjoyable. Read more of this post