Weekly wrap-up 8/31/2012

It's the end of the week, and while that means PAX Prime has arrived, it also means we're ready to take a look back at the latest reviews, previews, and video content to land on GameZone over the past few days. Miss anything this week? You'll find links to the latest video game content right here.


Madden 13 Vita review (Xbox 360, PS3)

The latest entry in the long-running series of football games is functional and enjoyable, but it's hardly remarkable.

Deep Black review (PS3)

If you're a PlayStation 3 owner, just stay away from this game. A huge file, an expensive price tag, and shoddy gameplay make this a title to avoid.

Rock Band Blitz review (Xbox 360, PS3)

Rock Band is reinvented in this fresh take on the rhythm gaming franchise.

The World Ends With You: Solo Remix review (iOS)

It may be a bit on the pricey side, but this remake of the DS original comes fully loaded with some awesome gameplay and memorable moments.

Max Payne 3 Disorganized Crime DLC review (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)

Rockstar Games has released some free DLC for its latest action shooter, and it's certainly a worthwhile add-on with some great features for both single-player and multiplayer modes.


NBA Baller Beats hands-on

We may be looking at this winter season's sleeper hit. If you're looking for some unorthodox Kinect fun, keep an eye on Baller Beats.

Project Giana preview

GameZone takes a look at the first convincing sequel to the awesome title The Great Giana Sisters.

Dollar Dash updated impressions

Could this be the first real Bomberman killer? We certainly think so.

Flavor Monsters preview

We get a closer glimpse at truth's upcoming tobacco awareness game.

New Super Mario Bros. U preview

It's Mario! In HD! And it looks like the same brand of fun we've come to expect from the series.

Wii U: Hands-on with ZombiU, Pikmin, Project P-100, and more!

We spend some time playing Pikmin 3, ZombiU, and Ninja Gaiden 3 on Nintendo's upcoming platform.

Interview: Talking Zen Pinball 2 with Mel Kirk

GameZone gets the skinny on the latest from Zen Studios straight from the developer itself in this in-depth interview.

GZ Originals

Top 10 glitches in video games

We look back at some of the most memorable bugs in all of gaming.

The updated Sphero is a gaming system truly like no other

GameZone plays around with the world's first robotic ball gaming system. Yep, you read that correctly.

Spec Ops: The Line, and a deeper look at the violence in video games

Is modern gaming obsessed with violence?

Games of summer: Castlevania Bloodlines

We end our retro gaming summer column with a bang and look back at Castelvania Bloodlines.

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