Randy A. Salas

Digital Producer | Features
Phone: 612-673-4542
Randy Salas is the assistant features editor of the Star Tribune. When he's not watching DVDs, he's playing video games -- occasionally even both at the same time. (It can be done). In Randy's world, life is high-def.

Recent content from Randy A. Salas

Technobabble: Websites visualize social issues

Well-produced graphics help you get a handle on environmental, economic causes.

Updated: October 01, 2007, - 04:58 PM

Video games: 'Halo' effect

The Master Chief returns for a final thrilling adventure in the year's most anticipated video game, "Halo 3."

Updated: September 27, 2007, - 12:11 PM

Sept. 24: 'First-person shooters' have gamers locked and loaded

The Tuesday release of "Halo 3" adds a much-anticipated title to the booming game genre.

Updated: September 27, 2007, - 09:35 AM

Technobabble: Space Ace

The Master Chief returns for a final thrilling adventure in the year's most anticipated video game, "Halo 3."

Updated: September 25, 2007, - 10:24 AM

Video games: Gamers are gunning for 'first-person shooters'

The Tuesday release of "Halo 3" adds a much-anticipated title to the booming "first-person shooter" genre.

Updated: September 22, 2007, - 11:04 PM

Runaway remotes: A hot-button issue

They multiply like rabbits and disappear faster than you can say "clicker." What we really need is a one-remote world -- if we could get motivated enough to program the darn thing.

Updated: September 17, 2007, - 07:22 PM

Vikings fans: Deep Purple

The sensory overload of Vikings home games prompts "What's up with THAT?" queries galore. We pass along a few answers.

Updated: September 08, 2007, - 08:37 PM

An ode to Nintendo DS

There are many reasons why Nintendo's handheld device is the world's most popular video-game system. Here are mine.

Updated: September 03, 2007, - 07:04 PM

Giving great lit the fast-forward

CliffsNotes enters a new era, packaged with DVDs of films based on great works of literature.

Updated: August 16, 2007, - 12:35 AM

'Madden NFL' game tackles a new season

It might be hard to believe that a 71-year-old man is a video game icon. But that's exactly what has happened to NFL broadcaster and ex-coach John Madden thanks to EA Sports' wildly popular pro-football video games that bear his name. With today's release of "Madden NFL 08," which was hyped by midnight sales at some stores, fans can play as their favorite teams with the usual updated rosters, as well as try out new player moves and even manage an NFL front office. Let's hope this year's added features fare better than these other innovations in the series' 23-year history:

Updated: August 13, 2007, - 11:14 PM

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