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Weekly wrap-up 10/19/2012

Another week of gaming goodness has come and gone, and we’ve got some new reviews, previews, and original content up on GameZone. We’ve also got a lot more awesome New York Comic Con coverage, so be sure to check all of that out. Miss anything on the latest releases? You’ll find it all here in our weekly recap of the latest stories on the site.

Reviews

Review: Angry Birds Trilogy on consoles is the HD version of a game you never knew you wanted

This compilation from Rovio offers surprisingly rewarding and compelling gameplay that you may have otherwise just shrugged off.

Review: Carrier Command is a shining example of a terrific idea, terrible execution

Despite some interesting concepts, this strategy title fails to live up to its potential thanks to archaic visual design and poor gameplay.

Joe Danger 2: The Movie PSN review

Thanks in part to the added content, the PlayStation Network version of this stunt driving title definitely has a leg up on the Xbox Live Arcade iteration.

Review: Angry Birds Trilogy on the 3DS is still overshadowed by its mobile brethren

Despite the fact that its bursting with levels and has solid controls, this version of Angry Birds Trilogy still can’t match up compared to the mobile experiences.

Bad Piggies review

This Angry Birds spin-off delivers a fresh take on the series and offers some interesting mobile gameplay for just $1.

Review: Happy Wars for XBLA is fun and free, so get it!

Free and awesome? Yeah, this one’s a no-brainer. Download Happy Wars on Xbox Live Arcade now!

Seven Psychopaths movie review

This comedy flick delivers a multifaceted experience that delivers on all fronts. Plus, Christopher Walken is in it. Also, Olga Kurylenko!

Review: Dragon Ball Z for Kinect is a pretty, yet shallow experience

It may be flashy and nice to look at, but this Dragon Ball Z experience has nothing going for it aside from the impressive visual design.

Review: The Unfinished Swan is more art than game, yet still deeply engaging and full of whimsy

One of the most artistic experiences to land on the PlayStation Network in recent memory is also a fine game worthy of your time.

Review: Code of Princess is a case of style over substance

Despite some issues with repetitive combat, this 3DS RPG is certainly entertaining and can provide a worthwhile romp.

The Walking Dead recap and review: 'Seed' hits the ground running

The Walking Dead kicks off its third season with one hell of a thrill ride that’s hopefully indicative of what we’ll see throughout the next few episodes.

Review: XCOM: Enemy Unknown will abduct your free time and probe your interests

This action-packed strategy experience is so riveting and well-designed that you’ll find yourself sinking hours upon hours into it.

(XCOM: Enemy Unknown video review)

Movie Review: Here Comes the Boom is a run of the mill inspirational, underdog story

Despite being rooted in comedy, this flick carries quite the inspirational message and is an enjoyable watch overall.

Review: Fable: The Journey is a surprisingly good Kinect effort, despite a few issues

It may not be great, and it certainly suffers from a few long drawn out sequences, but this Kinect title is certainly fun in spots.

Review: Crazy Taxi for iOS recreates the crazy arcade experience, Offspring and all

Crazy Taxi drives onto iOS platforms and delivers a cab-riding adventure that’s faithful to the original.

Tech Review: Sony Pulse Elite Edition is easily one of the best on the market

This gaming headset is comfortable, loud, and compatible with PCs. Sounds like a pretty damn impressive purchase to us!

Review: The Walking Dead Episode 4 nudges close to the edge, lining up the highly anticipated finale

It may not be as strong as previous chapters in The Walking Dead, but this latest episode is still an emotional and gripping zombie adventure.

Review: 007 Legends proves that this spy needs his license revoked

Boring gameplay and unfulfilled potential make this latest Bond game a total disaster.

Review: Retro City Rampage is an awesome NES game

Brian Provinciano’s 8-bit crime adventure isn’t just a love letter to NES games. It is a NES game.

Review: Forza Horizon is an adrenaline filled, masterful spin-off

The latest racer in the Forza series is a fast-paced joyride that will entertain and captivate fans of the genre.

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