Weekly Wrap-Up 4/29/11
GameZone offered more in-depth reviews and previews this week, and we've even got some interviews and an indie game recommendation in store. But let's be frank: all that gamers can think about lately is the PlayStation Network debacle.
Final Fantasy IV: Complete Collection Review
If you fancy yourself a fan of Final Fantasy, chances are the fourth entry in the series is very dear to your heart. We look at the recent remake of the iconic RPG and give you an extensive review of the PSP title. Is Final Fantasy IV: Complete Collection worth your time? Or should you just stick with the original?
Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Review
It might not be perfect, and it might not appeal to everyone, but Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is still a solid RPG adventure for fans of the series. Be sure to check out our review of the game to decide whether the pros outshine the cons in this new title from developer XSEED.
Conduit 2 Review
The first Conduit was a fun and competent FPS for the Wii that failed to meet its maximum potential. Have the folks over at High Voltage improved upon the first game's basic foundations to provide a much more enjoyable sequel? Check out our review of Conduit 2 for full details.
Games based on family movies are a dime a dozen, but every once in a while they truly shine--at least for a few hours. Sadly, Rio is not one of these gems. This game is a fairly harmless title geared toward fans of the film and the "kiddy" crowd. Check out our review for the skinny on Rio, the video game.
Shadows of the Damned Preview
As Shadows of the Damned nears its June launch, gamers have been growing more and more excited for this all-new survival horror game from Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami and No More Heroes mastermind Suda51. Check out our latest preview of the game and get a closer look at Shadows of the Damned.
Dirt 3 Preview
Dirt 3 may be launching on May 24, but it already looks like a solid racer that fans of the genre will likely have a blast with. Check out our full preview of the game and see why the incredible realism, solid gameplay, and impressive gymkhana mode are all features that will keep racing game fans playing Dirt 3 for a long time.
Green with Envy: The Beautiful Car of the Green Hornet
Would the Green Hornet be as awesome without his sweet ride? Probably not. We take an in-depth look at the Green Hornet's vehicle. Hey, there's a reason it's called Black Beauty.
Does the Latest PSN Update Spell Long-Term Fan Backlash?
After learning that their personal information may have been breached by an unknown hacker, how will PlayStation Network users react? Plenty of people with clouded judgment continue to give Sony the benefit of the doubt, but how will the more serious gamers respond? Are we bound to see Sony fans turning their backs on the PlayStation 3 manufacturer?
Top Five Indie Devs on the Rise
The independent gaming scene has managed to reach great heights, and new developers constantly push boundaries in terms of imagination and video game concepts. We give you the top five indie devs to watch out for in their rise to the top.
Warhammer 40K: Space Marine Interview
We get the opportunity to trade words with Warhammer 40K: Space Marine producer Raphael van Lierop. What do the folks over at Relic have in store for fans of the series? And what could the company be planning for E3 in a couple of months?
Red Faction: Armageddon Interview--The One about Descent
Red Faction: Armageddon's art director Jason Whiteside discusses the upcoming title and answers some pressing questions. THQ plans on making this title their next big release. So far, does it look promising enough to garner such hype? Whiteside gives the full details in this exclusive interview.
Indie Game to Check Out
If you're a fan of old school side-scrolling puzzle platformers, you're bound to enjoy Soul Brother. Possess other characters by killing yourself and utilize different abilities in order to progress through the game's stages. It might not be very long, but it's certainly a lot of fun.
Need for Speed: The Run Announcement Trailer
What exactly is Need for Speed: The Run? We're not completely sure yet, but it definitely looks like a high-speed race fest. Check out the game's announcement trailer right here on GameZone.
Marvel Universe Details Confirmed
Marvel has decided to share some major details about the upcoming MMO based on the comic book universe. While we might not know when the game is due out, Marvel still made reveals worthy of any comic book fan's attention. We deliver the lowdown on Marvel Universe.