Weekly Wrap-Up 10/28/11
It's Friday, which means it's time for GameZone's Weekly Wrap-Up. If you had a busy week and missed out on some of our lovely content, be sure to check it all out here. Or else!
OK, so I've been told we can't legally threaten our readers. I take that "Or else!" statement back.
Metal Slug 2 is back, and it looks to provide NeoGeo lovers with a nice throwback experience. Check out our review of the game and see if you should shell out the digital dollars for this download.
Metal Slug 2 isn't the only classic game being relaunched. No, the impressive King of Fighters '96 is back, as well. Does the game pack the same punch it did back when it originally launched? Find out in our review.
The PlayStation Network gets a lovely little bird-themed game, but this ain't no Angry Birds. How well does the side-scrolling action gameplay in Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken fare? GameZone's Robert Workman gives you the full details in his review.
When Rocksmith was first announced, it promoted its appeal of teaching gamers how to play guitar rather than providing a crazy party experience. Does it get the job done?
Toy collection and colorful dragons. Yup, Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure certainly looks to turn us all into big kids. GameZone's Mike Splechta gives you a close look at this title and lets you know whether you should be shelling out the cash for the game and those collectible dragons.
One of the most promising Kinect titles also happens to hark back to many a gamer's childhood. Does Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster deliver the goods with its motion-based gameplay?
A lot of us love Disney, but when we think Disney games, we usually avoid them due to their youngster appeal. Does Disney Universe break that mold and provide an experience that's suitable for any type of gamer, regardless of age? GameZone's Matt Liebl answers that question for you in his review.
Ratchet & Clank goes the four-player co-op route with All 4 One, the latest adventure in the series. Our very own Ben PerLee lets you know if you should be excited to play the latest Ratchet & Clank game, or if you should just avoid it altogether.
Left 4 Dead meets the bank robbing scene in The Dark Knight. Is this a proper description of Payday: The Heist on the PlayStation Network? Check out our review of the game to find out.
Hulk Hogan isn't a good wrestler. Never has been, never will be. So do you think his Kinect game will be any good?
A new downloadable adventure set in the world of inFamous 2 has arrived. Should you shell out the cash to experience Festival of Blood? GameZone's Stephanie Carmichael gives you the skinny.
Battlefield 3 has landed. Was it worth the hype? Is the game more than just pretty graphics? Should you check out this military FPS, or skip it and just wait for Modern Warfare 3? GameZone reviews Battlefield 3.
Daytona USA speeds onto the download market. We check out this downloadable racer and let you know if it's a thrill ride worth taking part in.
Pokemon makes its debut on the 3DS with Pokemon Rumble Blast. Is this game worth checking out if you own a 3DS? Or should you just hang tight and wait for Super Mario 3D Land instead?
Another Only on PSN title has launched, and GameZone gives you an in-depth review to let you know if it's worth your hard-earned cash. Does Sideway: New York offer up a worthwhile gameplay experience?
We take a close look at Namco Bandai's hotly anticipated fighter, Soulcalibur V. Check out this in-depth preview of the game to get some insight on what to expect when it launches next year.
We take a look back at Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and point out the flaws, successes, and everything in between.
GameZone's David Sanchez discusses why he doesn't care about the the big military shooters and instead looks forward to playing other games such as The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and Saints Row: The Third.
In honor of Grand Theft Auto III's 10-year anniversary, we take a look back at the game and let you know whether it's still fun to play all these years later.
The Dark Knight has donned many different costumes over the years. GameZone's Eric Zipper goes through Batman's many outfits and gives you a list of 10 costumes that should have been in Arkham City (maybe).
Back when Oblivion launched, it was a pretty good-looking game. Now, Skyrim looks to blow it away with improved textures, backgrounds, and character designs. GameZone compares the two Elder Scrolls games side by side.
The trailers for Saints Row: The Third have certainly been noteworthy. Our own Tate Steinlage takes a look at the game's brilliant marketing.
Our app specialist Jessica Sheriff reviews In Time, an app based on the brand new film of the same name. Should you check out this downloadable app?
GameZone's eSports correspondent interviews Mary Ratliff and asks here some questions about Good Game, a film about a competitive Starcraft 2 team. Check out this exclusive interview right here.
Dying in Dark Souls is commonplace, so you have to embrace the idea of death when you play the game. GameZone writer Andrew Clouther gives you his top five favorite ways to meet his demise in Namco Bandai's punishing action RPG.
There are good dancing games, and there are bad dancing games ... and there's Get Up and Dance. GameZone's Lance Liebl gives you his thoughts on the latest game to make you get jiggy with yourself.
Uncharted 3 looks freaking awesome, but surely you already knew that. We take a look at the previous games and offer a graphical comparison. How much has the series changed and improved over the years?