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Weekly Wrap-Up: Don't cry for 2013 anymore


It's the first Weekly Wrap-Up of 2014, which means we've got two weeks worth of content right here. In case you've been on vacation this whole time and missed any of our latest reviews and GZ Originals, you'll be able to check them all out here. Happy New Year and so on. Now that the damn formalities are out of the way, let's talk us some vidya games!


Halo: Spartan Assault Review: Nickel and Dime

This ain't no Geometry Wars.

Intake Review: Like popping pills at a rave without the consequences

Cipher Prime's latest proves to be one of the most unique shooters in recent memory.

BandFuse: Rock Legends Review: School of rock

Whether you want to learn how to jam or just party with friends, this guitar game is a great avenue for either option.

GZ Originals

New Year's Resolutions for Gamers

What should you be focusing your 2014 on as far as games are concerned?

10 indie games of 2013 you should’ve played

If you haven't already, you should totally play these indie games.

New Year’s resolution: Tips for defeating your gaming backlog

Have a bunch of games piled up that you've yet to play? Refer to these tips to tackle that blasted backlog!

The Great Holiday Outage of 2013

Christmas 2013 will forever go down as a dark, morbid day.

Dr. David's Indie Spotlight: Pier Solar is a modern Mega Drive RPG

This game was totally released on the Mega Drive not too long ago, dude!

'Should I get the Xbox One or PS4?' – The most popular holiday question I heard

The answer to the question every single person and animal in the world is asking.

Hearthstone's biggest problem is its limited card pool

Look at all of those cards! Just kidding!

My Sony PlayStation 2014 wish list

No games on this list, silly! But there are some much desired features!

Dr. David's Indie Roundup: Nidhogg, Yuji Naka's new game, To the Moon, and more

The dude who created Sonic totally made a game about looking at whales doing whale stuff!

Damn good storytelling can indeed carry non-traditional gameplay

See? Video games can have excellent storytelling!

Up Up Down Down: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Raiden's gonna cut you to shreds, yo!

My son thinks everything is a next-gen video game

My, games sure are gettin' pretty realistic, aren't they?

Seven years old, and the PS3 is still worth it

The Last of Us is worth it alone, but take a look at all of those other games!

My 2014 Xbox wish list

What does the Xbox One need?

Let's Play Godus Episode 1 - A finger to raise a civilization

So this is what Peter Molyneux has been working on.

Top 10 Gargoyles/Demons in games and movies


Need Humanity: Dark Souls 2 will never be as difficult to a ‘Souls’ fan

Please refrain from losing your smile.

December 2013: The no good, very bad month if you stream video games

Ah, the business of streaming games on the good ol' Internet.

The maturity of Clementine in The Walking Dead: Season Two: as told by you

Our Clementine is all grown up now, isn't she?

Friendly competition: Recommending the right console

Try not to get your dirty underwear in a bunch. Let's just take a look at some suggestions.

Will 2014 finally be the year of the Vita?

Come on, Vita! Show us whatchu got!

5 awesome free Minecraft servers you should check out

This one's for all of you Minecraft playas in the house!

Is PS Now a good enough solution to the PS4's lack of backwards compatibility?

Are you happy with this upcoming feature?

What will the next Skylanders game be like?

What can we expect from Activision's next dragon toy game?

Counterpoint: Backwards compatibility is a privilege, not a right

How about a different school of thought?

Steam Machines have been priced and I’m unimpressed

Better start looking under your couch cushions for some extra change.

Balancing Hearthstone: The meta see-saw

Hopefully this whole thing gets sorted out before the full launch.

We couldn’t stop the always-on beast

Hey, look over there! It's Lucifer!

What would you say to virtual reality … tomorrow?

The future!

Braid: The game of a generation

You may not know it, but Braid is quite the iconic game, and here's why.

Dr. David's Indie Spotlight: Cuphead is like a 1930s Technicolor cartoon

It's like you're watching a beautiful old cartoon!

Mad Science: Could PlayStation Now Become a Console All Its Own?

I know I used this line already, but: the future!

The Get Even Problem: Should developers be aiming for photorealism?

Ya know, it's not always just about games looking as real as possible.

Reversing the curse? Why I'm (cautiously) optimistic about Alien: Isolation

There's hope. There's always hope.

Week in Mobile: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed returns to burn the mobile speedway

Let's check out the mobile version of one of the best mascot racers in recent memory.

Bigger isn't always better: why we're so hung up on Titanfall's player count

Quit yer belly achin'!

PlayStation Now could help Sony win this generation

Sony just needs to, you know, make sure it works on day one.

Up Up Down Down: Dragon’s Dogma

We enter Capcom's dragon-filled world.

Want to talk about indie games, Kirby, or cheap pizza? Follow me on Twitter @dr_davidsanchez.

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