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Weekly Wrap-Up: Racing to a new generation


The holidays have arrived, but that isn't stopping any of us over here at GameZone from providing some delicious content. So if you've missed anything over the past couple of weeks, you'll find it all right here in our Weekly Wrap-Up. Links to the newest reviews, previews, and editorials can all be found right here, so check 'em out!


Forza Motorsport 5 Review: Prologue

A new generation of racing games has arrived. Does it come out of the starting line in strong fashion?

MOGA Ace Power Review: I have the power!!!

Mobile gaming just got snazzier.

Fighter Within Review: A flailed attempt

A swing and a miss. And then a fall. And then a merciless ass-kicking. Because this game blows.

Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers Review: Nothing short of cringe worthy

Oh, look, another bad fighter to keep the one listed right above it some poopy company!

Warframe Review: Cyborg ninja all the things

If you own a PlayStation 4, you should probably play this game.

LocoCycle Review: El moto loco

It looks pretty ugly, but this is still a fun and crazy motorcycle game.

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 3DS Review: Pac-Man deserves better, and so do we

Damn it, Pac-Man ... Just ... Aarrgghh!

Painkiller: Hell & Damnation Review: An old school battle against Hell's minions

If you're an old school FPS lover, this game delivers the nostalgia you crave.

Assassin's Creed Pirates review: Yo ho ho and a bottle of fun

It may not exactly be fitting with the rest of the Assassin's Creed series, but this ship battle game is still pretty fun.

Roccat Ryos MK Pro mechanical keyboard review: Clickity clack, don't switch back!

Why are all the awesome things so expensive?

Tiny Brains Review: One night stand

This ain't Super Mario 3D World.

Peggle 2 Review: It's finally here!

The Peggle series makes its triumphant casual return.

Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus Review: Follow the bouncing bolts

Ratchet and Clank team up for another entertaining romp.


WildStar reveals the final two classes: Say hello to the Engineer & Medic

The latest character classes are revealed.

Shovel Knight Preview: Building on Mega Man and Zelda 2

This upcoming game draws inspiration from several classics to form an exciting new adventure.

Max: Curse of Brotherhood Preview: Marker of success

If you're a fan of smart and interesting puzzle-platforming, keep a lookout for this draw-fest.

Starbound Preview: The joys of being lost in space

We take a look at this space-themed world-building action-adventure game.

War of the Vikings hands-on preview

We enter this thinking man's multiplayer game and give you an in-depth look.

GZ Originals

Graphics Comparison: FIFA 14 on the Xbox 360 vs the Xbox One

How does the next generation of soccer games stack up to the previous consoles?

Lesson learned? One thing next-gen should fix, but probably won’t

Mo' technical power, mo' problems.

Need Humanity: A deeper look at the first five Dark Souls 2 covenants

We enter the world of Dark Souls 2 once more with sheer excitement. Come with us. Or else.

Two weeks later, is the Xbox One worth a purchase?

It's not exactly a must-own yet, but the potential's certainly there.

The PS4 is an incomplete system

Like the Xbox One, it's not absolutely necessary to go out and buy the PlayStation 4 just yet.

Week in Mobile: Why longtime PC developer Wadjet Eye is embracing mobile

The talented adventure game developer heads in a new direction as far as platforms are concerned.

War of the Vikings: How do you stand out from the crowd?

Here's some insight on this free-to-play title.

Five reasons games should go under the sea

There's no need to shudder at the thought of underwater levels anymore.

Up Up Down Down: Wet

This Tarantino-esque action game is a shining example of unbridled badassery.

Dr. David's Indie Spotlight: 1001 Spikes and Grinsia impressions

We take a look at two upcoming games from publisher Nicalis.

Maybe some women are successful at game writing because they’re legitimately better at it than you are

It's not all about boobs and sex, ya know.

Up Up Down Down: Rage

There are various reasons to play this underrated FPS.

Week in Mobile: Conquest Age shows how mobile is changing the RPG

This particular genre can definitely prosper on the mobile front, and here's an example of how that can happen.

Local Multiplayer – The beauty of LAN gaming

There's something inherently awesome about playing with or against your pals right next to you.

Comparing Hearthstone to Magic: the Gathering

What similarities and differences do these two titles have?

If you're surprised Nintendo's VGX announcement was weird and lackluster, you didn't follow Nintendo in 2013

Nintendo isn't exactly a big stage announcement type of company, but it still offers up plenty of quality experiences to be genuinely stoked for.

Kickstarter Interview: Grapple Knight is the retro, 2D, platformer fantasy from your childhood

So much old school platforming bliss!

Assassin's Creed 4: I’m on a boat... and it sucks

Are you really a pirate? Or are you just a passenger on a big boat?

Achievements at the Xbox One's launch sure are different than the Xbox 360's launch

Exactly what are the differences, though?

10 reasons to delay buying a next-gen system

So ... about the whole "waiting to buy a next-gen console" thing.

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