‘Assassin’s Creed 2’ confuses fun, frustration

In the continued march of games that desperately wish to capture the purity of essence of “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” we have “Assassin’s Creed 2,” yet another largely ridiculous, largely unfun stab at the “climbing ruins” category of adventure game. The sequel to last year’s arthritis-inducing “Assassin’s Creed” carries many of the […]

‘Bioshock 2’ more rehash than sequel

It’s important to qualify my following complaints about Bioshock 2 by saying that I loved Bioshock and played it through no fewer than three times. For a sequel, Bioshock 2 does a lot of things right. It recaptures the feel of the first game while presenting new locations and a storyline that moves in interesting […]