What we are playing is a weekly column published every Sunday in which various members of our team let the world know which games have had them hooked over the past week and which ones they’re looking forward to.
Ryan Reynolds- I went on a shooting spree this week. In videogame form of course. I played a whole lot of the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive beta on PC. I can’t wait to pick the game up on 360 and finally take my place atop the Counter-Strike community, with a controller! I also played a fair share of Modern Warfare 3, Mass Effect 3 and Halo: Reach as well. My hype for Halo 4 is really beginning to build. Furthermore, I downloaded and played the trials of Deadlight and Outland on Xbox Live Arcade, but neither really grabbed me, so I didn’t purchase either.
Nick DePetris- I sort of videogamed myself out after my intense Deus Ex marathon last weekend, but I did play a couple hours of Fallout: New Vegas and fired up The Witcher 2 for the first time. I also finally beat Dance Central 2 on easy. 5 stars on every song, which is impressive if you’ve ever seen me try to dance.
Sean Prideaux- I played Planet Crashers and Deadlight early on in the week; both of which are reasonably entertaining. Then I played a little of both Rage and Darksiders. I’m trying to get Darksiders finished on apocalyptic before 2 comes out, though I’m not likely to pick it up anytime soon.
Ryan Fennel- An XBLA focused week for me. I completed Deadlight and have mixed feelings regarding it. While it was definitely enjoyable, the second act of the game was way too much trail and error for my tastes. I also put in some time with Wreckateer. I think Wreckateer will go down as the best Kinect game of 2012 — others just don’t compete with the precise controls in this game.
Andy Tran- I’m on vacation, but still managed to get some gaming squeezed in. I’ve gotten my strategy craving quenched from Age of Empires Online. And then a little more Zombie Driver courtesy of Steam’s cloud saves moving from my desktop to laptop.
Scott Waldyn- This week was an adventure into something unique and different. I jumped into Deepak Chopra’s ‘Leela‘. It’s a lovely little new age stoner trek into self-fulfillment and a calming connection to the universe. I enjoy it. It’s a great way to center a stressful day.
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