Weekly wrap-up 2/17/2012

It's the end of the week, and we've got plenty of awesome content on GameZone for all of our readers. Miss any reviews, previews, or editorial content? Want to learn more about a TV show or movie that's got your attention? Maybe you're looking into buying a Vita and need to read about its performance. You'll find everything you may have missed throughout the week in gaming right here.

Sony PS Vita Review

We get our hands on Sony's latest portable and give you the rundown on everything from its screen to its apps to its rear touch pad. Check out our review of the PlayStation Vita, brought to you by GameZone's Mike Splechta. And for further info on the Vita, check out our special preview of the system.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Review (PS3)

Does Final Fantasy XIII-2 make good on its promise and deliver a redeeming RPG experience after the abysmal Final Fantasy XIII? GameZone's Vito Gesualdi reviews Square Enix's latest entry in the long-running franchise.

NeverDead Review (PS3)

While NeverDead attempts to present a brand new IP with some new ideas, the whole game never really develops into something special or worthwhile. Get the full scoop on Konami's latest in our review.

Gotham City Impostors Review (PS3)

Fun shooting, enjoyable online play, and a comical Batman-themed premise all combine to make Gotham City Impostors a great multiplayer shooter. Check out the full review by GameZone's Robert Workman.

Shank 2 Review (PS3)

If you're looking for a stylish side-scrolling game that's high on challenge, you can't go wrong with Shank 2. Check out our full review of the sequel to 2010's Shank.

DoDonPachi Blissful Death Review (iOS)

If you own an iPhone and want a great bullethell game, stop what you're doing and check out DoDonPachi Blissful Death. It's exactly that: blissful death!

Super Stardust Delta Review (Vita)

Getting a Vita? Don't overlook this stellar shooter. Super Stardust Delta offers a little something for every Vita owner, regardless of whether or not they're big on shoot 'em ups. Check our our review of the game for more info.

Twisted Metal Review (PS3)

We enter the deranged world of car combat and gory violence in Twisted Metal for the PlayStation 3. What does the game offer old school fans and newcomers alike? Find out in our review!

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Review (Movies)

Is Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace worth revisiting, this time in 3D?

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Review (Movies)

While it may not be a bad movie, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island is modest at best, offering a decent cast and plot, but missing a lot of the elements from the first movie that could have made this sequel much better.

The Walking Dead 'Nebraska' Recap & Review (TV)

GameZone's Eric Zipper runs down the latest episode of The Walking Dead. Did "Nebraska" deliver the goods and tell a good zombie story?

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Review (Movies)

After watching the latest Ghost Rider flick, we think it's best for the series if Marvel keeps this character confined to comic books. Check out our review by our own Joe Donato for the skinny.

The River (ABC) 'Los Ciegos' Recap & Review (TV)

We take a look back at the third episode of The River and tell you exactly why you should check it out.

ModNation Racers: Road Trip Preview (Vita)

We get the scoop on ModNation Racers: Road Trip for the Vita and let you know if you should watch out for this one.

Resistance: Burning Skies Preview (Vita)

Resistance on consoles may very well be finished, but it's still going strong on handhelds. What are our thoughts on the upcoming entry in the series for the Vita?

Prototype 2: Hands-On (360, PS3)

We check out Prototype 2 and let you know if this destructive open world game is worth watching out for.

Five Marvel characters that deserve their own movie

#5 Gambit
#4 Doctor Strange
#3 Moon Knight
#2 Cyclops

The factions, characters, and vehicles of Twisted Metal

GameZone's Stephanie Carmichael analyzes the teams, crazies, and rides in the latest entry of the Twisted Metal series. Check this feature out to get the skinny on the cast of Twisted Metal.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Guide

Sidequests / Factions / Tasks
Alchemy / Sagecrafting / Blacksmithing

Valentine hearts: Ten of the best video game couples

What video game romances warmed our little gamer hearts? We look back at 10 of the most awesome video game couples ever.

Mass Effect 3 kills a kid and no one bats an eye

Why is it that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Dead Island get vilified for portraying a child's death, but Mass Effect 3 can get away with it? GameZone's Lance Liebl discusses this touchy topic.

A collection of video game-themed Valentines

Not digging cliche Valentine's Day cards? Check out these video game flavored options instead!

Clowns, cars, and crazy multiplayer: A Twisted Metal editorial

Twisted Metal is awesome, and there are several reasons for that. GameZone's David Sanchez writes about why gamers should be stoked about Sony and developer Eat Sleep Play's latest car combat fest.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Video Walkthrough Guide (Updated!)

GameZone continues to travel through the world of Final Fantasy XIII-2 in this walkthrough guide.

Is game journalism the problem? No

There are several issues within the realm of video game journalism. We take a look at the problems that are plaguing our medium.

NES Zapper gets its freak on

Have you ever dreamed of watching a NES Zapper and a pager copulate? Well, that dream has just become a reality!

Five better ways to market the Wii U

How can Nintendo market the Wii U so that it doesn't have initial problems like the 3DS? GameZone's Alex Faciane presents five ways the Big N can make its upcoming console more marketable and hopefully more successful.

PS Vita first edition unboxing

You know you want to watch us taking the Vita out of its box, so let loose and check out this feature video right here on GameZone.