Weekly Wrap-Up: A storybook wrap-up

The weekend is just about over, so let's look back at the biggest stories of the last seven days one last  time before hitting the proverbial hay (or if you're homeless like me, the floor — jokes!). We've got reviews, previews, and editorials galore. If you missed anything, you'll find it all right here in one spot.


Child of Light Review: A mesmerizing fairytale

Ubisoft's big departure delivers in an even bigger way.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Movie Review

It's all over the place a lot of the time, but this superhero flick is still pretty fun.

Kingston HyperX Cloud gaming headset review: pleasantly surprised

For $100, you're getting a solid peripheral.

Strike Suit Zero Director's Cut Review: More than meets the eye

If you're looking for a budget-priced space sim that plays great, here's the game for you.

Daylight Review: Random access misery

Sadly, this isn't the next big horror game.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 game review: No web, no

Oh, Spider-Man, when will you get a game that's actually good?

Conception 2 Children of the Seven Stars review: Nobody puts baby in a corner

There's a weird fusion of gameplay elements here, but overall, you'll get plenty of great hours of entertainment.


Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Impressions: Comic book characters hit the Disney scene

The next chapter in Disney Interactive's toy-and-game series is almost here.

GUNS and ROBOTS Preview: These gears need greasing

Guns. Robots. What more do you need? A lot, actually.

Necromancer Preview: Razing the dead

Though it's still way early in development, there's a solid foundation for this zombie title.

Nuclear Throne Preview: Arms race

Roguelike mechanics, action gameplay, and chickens. Aw, yeah!

GZ Originals

Hey Nintendo, perception is everything

Some steps need to be taken by the Wii U manufacturer to gain acceptance.

From Software’s buyout suggests Dark Souls is going multimedia

What can we expect from the big From Software acquisition?

Elder Scrolls Online is an incredibly schizophrenic game

Like, tater tots falling out of a TV screen schizophrenic.

I'm not entirely on board with another Mass Effect Trilogy

It's totally okay to want something different.

What are you willing to pay for PlayStation Now, and for what?

Questions still need to be addressed as far as Sony's upcoming service is concerned.

I am awful at War of the Vikings, but that doesn't mean it's a bad game

Not everyone is good at every game, but that doesn't directly affect the quality of said game.

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (Gen): Does It Hold Up?

This revered Genesis classic isn't exactly great these days.

Elder Scrolls Online still has those same old MMO quests, yet I'm not peeved about it

A lack of change isn't always a bad thing for everyone.

Kevin Spacey makes me want to actually play Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s campaign

Star power, people. Star power.

Dr. David's Indie Roundup: FTL, Goat Simulator, Monument Valley, and more

We look back at some of the most interesting indie games of the past few weeks.

Up Up Down Down: Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (2013)

This remake of the Genesis original introduces some welcome new elements and content.

Dr. David's Indie Spotlight: What Now? and the real-life glitchiness of human anxiety

The message conveyed in this indie project is powerful and meaningful, so go play it!

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