Weekly wrap-up 1/20/12
Another week has come and gone, and we want to make sure you didn't miss any of the top stories, reviews, and original editorial content of the past seven days. Be sure you didn't miss out on any new content GameZone had on tap right here in our weekly wrap-up.
Choplifter HD Review (PS3)
Choplifter HD sees the return of a title most gamers played during their childhood. Does the revamped, updated formula fare successfully? Check out GameZone's review of Choplifter HD, provided by our own Robert Workman.
We engage in a little 3D pinball as we review Zen Pinball 3D for Nintedo's dual screen handheld.
Though it wears a little thin after a while, Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon for the PC is still a fun bug-killing good time.
GameZone takes a look at the impressive trailer for The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption.
What's in store for Vita-owning baseball fans? Check out this in-depth developer walkthrough of MLB 12: The Show and find out.
We get some hands-on time with Nexuiz, a first-person shooter that harks back the genre's very roots and foundations.
We play a little co-op in the upcoming Syndicate. Is it any good? Find out in our preview.
How is Kinect integration turning out for Mass Effect 3? Is it gimmicky or a worthwhile addition to the gameplay? Find out here.
GameZone's Mike Splechta takes the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning demo for a spin and gives his impressions on it. What do gamers have to look forward to?
We take on the 3DS demo for Resident Evil: Revelations. How is the game looking thus far?
Screw the Vita, buy a PSP
GameZone's Vito Gesualdi gives you five reasons why you should skip Sony's upcoming portable device and instead go for the PSP.
Revisiting Twilight Princess post Skyward Sword
We take a look at The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess after having experienced the wonderful magic of Skyward Sword for the Wii. How does Twilight Princess hold up?
What's next for Rayman?
It may not have been a commercial success, but Rayman Origins is truly a magnificent platformer. Where can Ubisoft take the limbless hero next?
NFL Blitz Interview
GameZone gets some time with producer David Ross and designer Yuri Bialoskursky to discuss NFL Blitz.
Spotlight Review: Skylander's: Spyro's Adventure by Jordan Zietz
We get some perspective on Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure from 10-year-old Jordan Zietz, a young gamer who fancies himself a pretty big Skylanders fan.
GameZone Roundtable: Is the Vita worth a purchase?
GameZone's staff gathers to discuss whether or not the Vita is worth your coins. Check out different perspectives from some of our staff members.
SWTOR patch 1.1 Ilum PvP changes - First impressions
GameZone's Andrew Clouther gives his thoughts on the recent SWTOR patch. What makes the added changes feel more like a frustrating time sink than an actual meaningful enhancement?
Gaming sites vs. SOPA / PIPA
We look back at how many sites across the internet fought back against the internet-breaking SOPA and PIPA.
Ten ridiculously awesome video game crossovers that need to happen
GameZone's Stephanie Carmichael looks at different games that would make for an excellent and crazy crossover production.
Ten games we want Katy Perry in as DLC
We heart Katy Perry. More specifically, GameZone's Lance Liebl hearts Katy Perry. Check out the list of games he truly believes deserve some Katy Perry DLC. (We had to shorten the list from every game ever made to just 10.)
Old Republic PvP's rage quit subscriptions after 1.1 Ilum catastrophe
We follow up our impressions of the SWTOR 1.1 Ilum PvP changes with thoughts on the snowball effect that followed among fans of the game.
The gaming industry's worst enemies
GameZone's David Sanchez looks at the gaming industry's worst offenders. These are the trolliest of the trolls, and some of the biggest problems in the gaming community today.
What's next for Saints Row?
After the deliciously hilarious and wonderfully absurd Saints Row: The Third, can developer Volition top itself? Where does the Saints Row series go from here?
Resident Evil 6 roundup
Capcom officially confirms Resident Evil 6
Resident Evil 6 trailer breakdown - Frame by frame
Is a spider virus responsible for Resident Evil 6's outbreak?
Resident Evil 6 box art revealed (Note: This is a joke. Don't get so flustered, people!)