Weekly Wrap-Up 7/15/11
The week in video games is coming to a close, and GameZone has you covered with reviews, previews, and special features. In case you missed any of the week's biggest stories, check them all out below in our Weekly Wrap-Up! What recent releases should you be playing? And what upcoming titles should you look out for?
Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon Review
Big guns and even bigger bugs. That's what Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon brings to the table. But do these elements combine to provide a memorable shooting experience? Or does the game fall flat? GameZone gives you the details in our in-depth Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon review.
Child of Eden Review
Is it time to dust off your Kinect? We take a look at Child of Eden, a stylish-looking rhythm action game from developer Q Entertainment. Does this title's vivid imagery, science fiction themes, and techno tunes offer up a solid motion gaming experience? GameZone tells all in this Child of Eden review.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Stealth Force Edition Review
You've seen our review for the original release of Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Now check out our coverage of the Stealth Force Edition. Is this title the better of the two? Or is the gameplay in Transformers: Dark of the Moon Stealth Force Edition not worthy of your time and money?
Ms Splosion Man Review
You played through the charming escapades of Splosion Man, but how does Ms. Splosion Man fare? GameZone takes an in-depth look at this Xbox Live Arcade puzzle platformer and tells you if this sequel is worth your Microsoft Points. Check out our full review for the skinny on Ms. Splosion Man.
Galaga Legions DX Review
Remember how awesome Pac-Man Championship Edition DX was? Imagine Galaga getting that same treatment and you've got Galaga Legions DX. Does this approach work to create a memorable shooter experience? Read GameZone's review of Galaga Legions DX and see for yourself.
NCAA Football 12 Review
College football is hardly represented properly in video game form. Does NCAA Football 12 change that? Does this sports title offer up enough pleasing gameplay and rewarding modes to get football nuts all riled up and into the experience? GameZone answers these questions in a detailed review for NCAA Football 12.
Puzzle Agent 2 Review
Is Puzzle Agent 2 a good follow-up to the original puzzler from Telltale Games? How far do charm, a great cast of characters, an interesting story, and simple brain teasers go in delivering a quality puzzle game experience? Find out in our Puzzle Agent 2 review.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Review
The Harry Potter film saga comes to a close. How good is the latest Potter movie? Does it do the book justice? Is this the grand finale fans of the series were hoping for? GameZone reviews Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.
Nippon Ichi Panel Impressions
GameZone's Vito Gesualdi previews three upcoming titles from Nippon Ichi Software. What can gamers expect from Cave Story 3D, Bleach: Soul Resurreccion, and Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten? Check out Vito's impressions to find out.
Gamma World: Alpha Mutation Preview
After the horrid Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale, Atari is attempting something different. Gamma World: Alpha Mutation is a bizarre sci-fi experience that will offer cooperative play and interesting transformation abilities. Check out our quick preview of this promising title and see just why you should be looking forward to Gamma World: Alpha Mutation.
The Life and Times of Sonic the Hedgehog - A Retrospective
GameZone takes a look at the highs, lows, and in-betweens of a video game icon. Looking back at Sonic the Hedgehog's longevity, what are some of Sega's biggest successes and failures with the storied franchise? Check out our retrospective on the iconic blue blur and relive some of your best memories with the series (and some of your worst).
Motivational Monday 7/11/11
GameZone gives you a little humor to brighten up your day. This time we take some much-deserved shots at several video game fails, such as Bowser in the Super Mario Bros. movie. Ugh ... that was horrible.
Super Mario 3DS vs. Luigi's Mansion 2
Which title should you be more stoked to play: Super Mario 3DS or Luigi's Mansion 2? Are either of these titles worth owning a 3DS? GameZone gives you an honest opinion on which Mario brother has the most potential as the duo prepare to arrive on Nintendo's current handheld.
Netflix on the 3DS: Do You Need It?
So Netflix has officially hit the Nintendo 3DS. But is it all it's cracked up to be? GameZone's Mike Splechta gives you a rundown of the features and quality of this movie-streaming app. Is Netflix 3DS a godsend? Or should you wait for a few updates to the service on the portable gaming machine?
Master Chief: Discharged - Bad Roommate
We already know that Master Chief is a pain to work with. But how does he fare in the roommate department? What bad habits does this hero have? Check out another hilarious look at the personal life of Halo's heroic protagonist in this special video.
Big in Japan - El Shaddai Import Review
GameZone's Richard Eisenbeis reviews an import copy of El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron. How far do the game's stylish visuals go in this upcoming title? Is the action rewarding enough to draw in gamers? Richard gives you the skinny as he plays through his Japanese copy of the game in this exclusive video review.