| May 11, 2012
| 11:10 AM
•••• "Minecraft's" release on Xbox Live has gone about as well as anyone could have hoped. Early sales figures project that the game sold over 400,000 copies in the first day it was available. [Major Nelson]
| Jan 31, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Harford Sheriff's office and Maryland State Police report:
Erdly Herbert McDowell, 53, of the first block of Roosevelt Avenue, was charged Tuesday with possessing marijuana and paraphernalia.
Amy Joy Warthen, 27, of the 1900 block of...
| May 14, 2012
| 5:53 AM
•••• "Tomb Raider," a reboot of the classic series, has been delayed until Q1 of 2013. Darrell Gallagher, head of Crystal Dynamics (who is developing the game), announced the news via a post on the Eidos forums....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Six days before Christmas, four men tracked down 19-year-old Rodney Vest Pridget as he shopped at the Towson Town Center mall. One of them shot and killed him outside on a sidewalk, Baltimore County police say.
Four men, ranging in age from 19 to 44,...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Fans across the country lined up at video game retailers late last night to purchase copies of “Diablo III” for the PC and “Max Payne 3” for consoles in what has been a whirlwind 24 hours for gaming.
With a combined 21-year...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 9:03 AM
For a few hours after school, Ryan Johnson is just like most 16-year-olds. He lounges on the couch with his favorite Xbox game or checks his Facebook page.
But then reality sets in. He decamps from his cousins' house for the Howard County cold-weather...
| May 21, 2012
| 11:53 AM
•••• Just when you thought it was safe to think about football again, “Madden” confirms that “Tebowing” will be included in this August’s release of the game. Look, this is getting out of...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 3:22 PM
So far in 2012, Hampden has been a pretty crazy place.
What I mean is, right before I sat down to write this column, I was outside trying to take a picture of a clown. No, I don't mean some goofball, I literally mean a clown. As in party clown.
| Jul 20, 2011
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Erik Takacs, 21, of the 700 block of Plater Street, was charged Monday with having an opiate without prescription, possession of a drug other than marijuana and illegal...
| May 23, 2012
| 10:14 AM
"Max Payne 3"
Score: 3 stars (out of 4)
“Max Payne 3” is as much a meditation on ‘90s action films and hard-boiled detective noir as it is an excellent third-person shooter. Some video games are “...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:37 AM
'Game of Thrones'
Rating: 2 stars out of 4
It's never easy to adapt popular source material to a video game, even when the starting points are the best-selling books of George R.R. Martin and their successful HBO television...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Rating: 3 stars out of 4
“Dragon's Dogma” has the elements of everything you'd expect from an open-world action role-playing game with a fantasy setting. Even the box art smacks of a “Dungeons and...