Excerpt: Child of Eden is a great example of the infinite potential of videogames to take us to places we’ve never been before. Its world successfully merges the abstract and organic to produce a sensory experience like no other, and its electronic soundtrack is pure aural pleasure. This hybrid of rail shooter and interactive music is not a perfect game by any means – it’s light on content, overly simplistic from a gameplay standpoint and can be frustrating.
Excerpt: You've probably already made up your mind about motion gaming. Chances are you've already cast it off. You don't waggle, you prefer your sports with a controller and you definitely don't dance.
Excerpt: For more than a decade now, Tetsuya Mizuguchi has created his uniquely artful, marginally successful videogames, most famously Lumines , the techno-themed puzzler for the PlayStation Portable. His most infamous game is Rez , an obscure shooter that gained notoriety largely because of the absurdly high prices it once fetched on eBay. (It’s now widely available via Xbox Live Arcade as Rez HD .