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Weekly wrap-up 8/3/2012

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Posted by: David Sanchez

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for another edition of GameZone’s weekly wrap-up. With the Olympics going on right now, it’s possible that you may have missed some of our juicy content. That’s okay, we’re not hurt. But we’re still very generous, so you can check anything you may have accidentally skipped right here.

Reviews

Max Payne 3 Local Justice DLC review (Xbox 360, PS3)

The first downloadable map pack for Rockstar’s gritty shooter is a winner and definitely worth purchasing.

The Watch movie review (Movies)

This may not be the weakest comedy film to come along in recent memory, but it’s certainly unforgettable.

Dungeon Fighter Live: Fall of Hendon Myre review (XBLA)

While this PC-to-console port can be entertaining and offers some fun moments for Dungeon Fighter Online fans, in the long run it fails to give players a substantially satisfying experience.

Resonance review (PC)

Challenging and aesthetically old school, this point-and-click adventure game features an interesting plot and some enjoyable gameplay mechanics for fans of the genre to really enjoy.

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance review (3DS)

The latest entry in the Square Enix/Disney series of RPGs is an absolute winner, offering everything a fan of the franchise could want. That makes is wonder, why the heck is this game not on a home platform?

Deadlight review (XBLA)

Great atmosphere and fun 2D gameplay make this XBLA title a fun play, even if it does a lose a lot of momentum throughout.

Astro Gaming A50 wireless headset review (Gadgets)

At $299, this gaming headset doesn’t come cheap, but it does provide a great sound experience that gamers with some cash on them might consider investing in.

Razer Naga review (Gadgets)

Sleek, comfortable, and incredibly functional, this gaming mouse can easily be considered the real deal.

Heroes of Ruin review (3DS)

This handheld hack-and-slash RPG is not without its flaws, but it’s still a great deal of fun for 3DS owners looking for a Diablo-esque experience on a much smaller scale.

Gungnir review (PSP)

If you’re looking for some tactical RPG gameplay and a reason to turn your PSP back on again, Atlus has you covered.

Total Recall review (Movies)

This remake falls short on multiple levels, and ultimately, movie watchers should opt out of spending their cash on watching this unnecessary flick.

Previews

LittleBigPlanet Karting beta impressions

GameZone weighs in on the LittleBigPlanet Karting beta, which really impressed and left us wanting to see the final product.

GZ Originals

Games of summer: Zombies Ate My Neighbors (SNES, Genesis)

We revisit a classic zombie game, and one of the most memorable titles of the 16-bit generation.

The $60 Standard Needs to Die

Not every game is worth its ridiculously high price tag, and companies need to realize that.

Interview: Astro Gaming’s Stan Press talks the new A50 Wireless Headset

We talk gaming headsets with Stan Press and get the inside scoop on the A50 Wireless Headset.

Sleeper hits for the remainder of the year

These may not be the most talked about or most hyped up games, but you should definitely keep this upcoming titles on your radar.

Hey Rockstar, make a Mona Sax game!

It’s time for Rockstar to star one of gaming’s toughest, sexiest femme fatale’s in her very own game. If someone deserves it, it’s Mona Sax.

Why Ouya and OnLive teaming up could be the coolest thing ever

The recent announcement surrounding the partnership between Ouya and OnLive could signal the beginning of some very awesome things for consumers.

Wading the waters: How Ecco the Dolphin mastered the test of time

This aquatic series may not be the most popular, but it’s certainly rife with countless memorable, quality moments.

Upcoming Playstation Vita games to get excited for

What games should you be watching out for if you own Sony’s current portable platform?

The Dark Knight falls: Why Nolan's new Batman movie is irreparably broken

You couldn’t possibly expect everyone to enjoy Batman’s latest outing, right?

Insurgency 2: Interview with Jeremy Blum, Creative Director at New World Interactive

GameZone talks Insurgency 2 with Creative Director Jeremy Blum.

Where has Bioshock Infinite gone?

We’re still waiting for BioShock Infinite, and we can’t help but wonder, where the heck is this game?

Upcoming Nintendo 3DS games to get excited for

Nintendo’s dual screen handheld has some awesome content in store for gamers. What should you be stoked for?

Games of Summer: Radiant Silvergun

We return to a classic shmup experience and urge you to check out the XBLA version. Unless of course you have $500 to buy the original on eBay.

Guides

Amazing Spider-Man video walkthough | How to beat Black Cat

Amazing Spider-Man video walkthough | How to beat Spider-Slayer

Amazing Spider-Man Walkthough | Oscorp Robotics Lab: Part 1

Amazing Spider-Man Walkthough | Oscorp Robotics Lab: Part 2

Amazing Spider-Man video walkthough | How to beat Alistair Smythe

Amazing Spider-Man video walkthough | How to beat the Undercity level

Amazing Spider-Man video walkthough | How to beat the Lizard

See the ending of The Amazing Spider-Man game *Spoilers!*

NCAA 13 Heisman Challenge: Robert Griffin III Hints

Prototype 2 Complete Walkthrough

Videos

Top 10 most impressive (and lucky) Black Ops Tomahawk kills of all time

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Tags: Reviews, Previews, Deadlight, Kingdom Hearts 3D

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