2009 Games

In picking my 2010 FGOTY, I realized just how many games I still play that were released in 2009! Forza Motorsport 3, Borderlands and Assassin’s Creed 2 top my list. Am I the only one?

The Nintendo 3DS

Will this impact your decision to get the new 3DS?

Kids younger than 6 who play the 3-D games may have the growth of their eyes stunted, the company said in a statement on its Japanese website.

Education Gaming: Mission U.S.

Education Gaming: Mission U.S. This looks cool:

Entirely free and web-based, Mission US puts you in the shoes of a teenage boy in Boston just before the American Revolution. You have to complete a variety of tasks around the city while meeting people and making choices that affect the outcome of the game.

It’s the 21st century version of The Oregon Trail. Only this time kids might actually learn something.

Excellent News

Excellent News:

The King of Kong Has Returned

It’s an ongoing war that has captured our attention for many years. For the third time this year, the Donkey Kong world record has been broken with an outstanding 1,064,500 points, set by none other than the legendary underdog of Twin Galaxies himself, Steve Wiebe.

The Greatest Racing Tracks

Here’s a YouTube goldmine of The 50 Greatest Video Game Race Tracks.

The list includes Rainbow Road (Mario Kart), which was designed by Satan, so I have one quibble with this list, but if you’re a fan of races games this will be a trip down memory lane.