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Weekly wrap-up 3/16/2012

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It's the end of the week, and if you missed any of GameZone's original content throughout the past seven days, be sure to check it all out here in our weekly wrap-up. Want to know what we thought about Mass Effect 3? Maybe you'd like to know what games you should be watching out for. Or maybe you're interested in knowing what happened in the last episode of The Walking Dead. Well, look no further, because it's all summarized right here with links to the hottest reviews, previews, and more.

Reviews

SSX review (360)

The SSX series has been rebooted and revived, and you know what? It's pretty damn good. Check out our review of SSX written by GameZone's own Tate Steinlage.

Order Up!! review (PS3)

Looking for a time management game that can really hook you? Order Up!! is a worthwhile time sink that will keep you playing for a long time. Read our full review by Matt Liebl.

Mass Effect 3 review (360)

Mass Effect 3 has finally landed, and the series once again manages to provide a completely enthralling action RPG experience that's worth playing by fans and newcomers alike. GameZone's Andrew Clouther reviews the latest installment in the Mass Effect series.

Silent House review (Movies)

While it may be technically impressive, Silent House ultimately falls flat and fails to deliver a compelling horror movie experience. Check out our review of the flick, brought to you by Joe Donato.

John Carter review (Movies)

John Carter is rife with wonderful characters, an excellent cast, impressive storytelling, and a great world, and it's absolutely worthy of your time if you enjoy grand films. GameZone's own Lance Liebl gives you the scoop on this enjoyable adventure.

The Walking Dead: 'Better Angels' recap and review (TV)

What's the skinny on the latest episode of The Walking Dead? GameZone's Eric Zipper looks back at the episode and gives his thoughts.

Previews

Infinity Blade Dungeons preview (iOS)

Infinity Blade returns, this time changing things up in terms of gameplay and delivering a different type of mobile experience. Check out our preview of Infinity Blade Dungeons and read all about what you can expect from the upcoming title.

Sleeping Dogs preview (360, PS3, PC)

Activision may have pulled the plug on True Crime: Hong Kong, but that didn't stop Square Enix from publishing the game that is now known as Sleeping Dogs. Read our full preview of this upcoming open world crime game, and see why you should be totally stoked to play it.

New Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC overview (360, PS3, PC)

What's in store of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 players in the near future? Check out our overview of the upcoming DLC and find out.

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters preview (360, PS3, PC)

New weapons, assignments, and maps are all headed to Battlefield 3. Check out our preview of the upcoming Close Quarters expansion, written by Carter Washington.

Quantum Conundrum hands-on (360, PS3, PC)

We got the chance to demo Quantum Conundrum at this year's GDC. The verdict: this one may be a download to watch out for. Get the full details in our hands-on preview.

Jet Set Radio preview (360, PS3, PC)

The Sega Dreamcast classic Jet Set Radio is on its way to current-gen consoles, and we couldn't be more excited. Check out our in-depth preview of the HD port by GameZone's Robert Workman.

Dyad preview (PS3)

The upcoming PlayStation Network title Dyad is anything but normal, and it bravely dares to experiment with interesting gameplay and visual cues. For the skinny on this downloadable title, check out our full preview.

The Amazing Spider-Man preview (360, PS3, PC)

Set to launch in June, The Amazing Spider-Man looks to be an impressive action-adventure title. Watch out for this one. In the meantime, check out GameZone's preview for details.

GZ Originals

Resident Evil "Revelaitons" and other grievous video game errors

We take a look back at some of the more ridiculous spelling errors in video games. GameZone's Stephanie Carmichael runs down a list of some of the more comical misspellings in gaming.

A changing landscape: major downloadable games

With games like Alan Wake's American Nightmare and Serious Sam 3: BFE, it's obvious that publishers are looking more seriously at the download space to release bigger titles.

Ten best mech games to satisfy your need for destruction

What are some of the coolest mech games to come along over the years? We present a list of 10 destructive titles.

Gaming trilogies that may never be finished - part 2

Several franchises get set up as trilogies, but many never reach their finale. GameZone takes a look at some more series that may never get their proper threequels.

The Last Story: another reason to hold on to that Wii

With The Last Story set to land on North American Wii consoles this year, it's obvious you should keep that system around for a bit longer. GameZone's David Sanchez discusses why The Last Story may very well be one of the most important Wii games ever created.

Sorry gamers, some of you are acting like spoiled cinephiles

GameZone writer Doug Fairall argues that having plenty of games developed is good for business, whether it's in the social, mobile, or hardcore space. Agree? Disagree?

Five comic books that deserve their own video game

What comic book heroes and heroines deserve some time in the video game spotlight? We present five series that should get a video game adaptation.

Why a disc drive-less Xbox 720 could be a great move for Microsoft

Rumors surfaced that the next Xbox console would feature strictly digital media without using discs. Could this be a great idea? GameZone's Alex Osborn certainly thinks so. Find out why in this original editorial.

Tales of Graces f walkthrough: discovery guide

Want to find all of the secrets in Tales of Graces f? Check out our discovery guide, featuring both written explanations and videos, from GameZone's Vito Gesualdi.

Exclusive interview: Brian Fargo talks Wasteland 2

The return of what is considered by many to be the godfather of post-apocalyptic RPGs is upon us. We chat with Wasteland creator Brian Fargo and discuss the upcoming Wasteland 2 in this exclusive interview.

Turtle Beach gaming headset breakdown

We take a look at the latest gaming headsets to come courtesy of Turtle Beach. What's right for your gaming needs?

Videos

Tales of Graces f: cutscene theater

Check out this collection of cutscenes from Tales of Graces f, all compiled into one handy list.

Offsides Episode 2 - NCAA 13 cover, Luck vs. RG3, and Peyton Manning in Madden 13

GameZone's Liebl brothers talk sports once more in this exclusive video series. Check out the second episode of Offsides right here.

Checkpoint Reached Episode 2 - Mass Effect 3, Mega64's Uncharted, Mari0 and Darth Vader

We take a look at the latest video game funnies on YouTube in the latest episode of Checkpoint Reached.

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