Weekly wrap-up: PAX Prime 2012 edition

The first week of September has come and gone, and we've got a bunch of video game content right here for ya. PAX Prime 2012 made for an awesome weekend, and we delivered some sweet previews throughout the week. Miss anything? Interested in an upcoming title? You'll find all the week's gaming coverage right here.


Lawless review (Movies)

While not without a few hitches and questionable production elements, this flick ultimately delivers a highly entertaining experience.

The Possession review (Movies)

Exorcist inspiration be damned! It looks like we've got another clone on our hands, but at least this one's actually okay.

Mutant Mudds review (PC)

Renegade Kid's eShop gem invades the PC and provides gamers with a genuinely satisfying (and challenging) 2D platforming romp.

The Walking Dead Episode 3: Long Road Ahead review (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)

Telltale has really managed to outdo itself here, delivering the most shocking and thought-provoking chapter of The Walking Dead to date.


This Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn 'Cryo' trailer is more chilling than the last vignette … literally

GameZone takes a look at the latest trailer for Halo 4.

PAX Prime 2012: Adventure Time hands-on preview

We give the upcoming Adventure Time game a go and take a quick glimpse at what we can expect when the game launches for the DS and 3DS.

PAX Prime 2012: Sacred 3 hands-off preview

If you're looking for some cool co-op dungeon crawling, you may want to keep an eye on this one.

PAX Prime 2012: Injustice: Gods Among Us hands-on preview

GameZone enters the fray and gives the upcoming DC Comics-based fighter a whirl.

PAX Prime 2012: Epic Mickey 2 hands off preview with Warren Spector

Disney fans, be on the lookout for the next Epic Mickey adventure, because it may just be a good one.

PAX Prime 2012: Talking End of Nations with Chris Lena

GameZone gets the scoop on End of Nations straight from Chris Lena.

Pax Prime 2012: League of Legends Syndra preview

We take an in-depth look at Syndra from League of Legends and dish out all the details regarding her abilities.

Alien Spidy updated impressions

This upcoming 2D platformer is nearing its October launch, and if you’re looking for a retro-inspired challenge, you should definitely watch out for it.

PAX Prime 2012: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance hands-on preview

We check out Revengeance and leave PAX Prime thoroughly impressed by the Metal Gear spin-off.

Demo impression: NHL 13 makes tremendous leaps with gameplay

If you’re a hockey game buff, you’re probably going to want to check out NHL 13 as it may just be the best entry in the series yet.

Pax Prime 2012: Dead Island Riptide hands-off preview

GameZone has the skinny on the follow-up to Dead Island.

PAX Prime 2012: Phantasy Star Online 2 hands-on preview

Some major strides are being taken to provide Phantasy Star fans with a legitimately enthralling free-to-play experience.

Pax Prime 2012: Oculus Rift hands-on preview

We enter virtual reality with the Oculus Rift. Check out our preview and see if you should be stoked about this venture.

PAX Prime 2012: Marvel Heroes hands-on preview

The Marvel brand goes free-to-play and throws its heroes into an action-RPG experience that fans of the license may want to check out.

PAX Prime 2012: Torchlight 2 hands-on preview

Due out later this month, this Diablo-inspired title should definitely be on your must-watch list if you’re a fan of action-RPGs.

PAX Prime 2012: Neverwinter's Foundry preview

GameZone tries its hand at creating quests in Neverwinter’s new Foundry component.

PAX Prime 2012: League of Legends panel Q&A

We ask some important League of Legends questions and get great answers straight from Riot.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 preview

Looking forward to Tekken Tag Tournament 2? Check out this close look at the upcoming fighter’s modes and online features.

PAX Prime 2012: Hitman Absolution: Contracts Mode preview

Get the skinny on the online leaderboard-based challenge mode in Hitman: Absolution.

PAX Prime 2012: God of War: Ascension multiplayer hands-on

Despite raising a few eyebrows, the multiplayer component in God of War: Ascension is surprisingly fun and worth watching out for.

An in-depth look into Dead Space 3’s weapon crafting with John Calhoun

GameZone talks weapons with Dead Space 3 producer John Calhoun and gets some details on the upcoming horror shooter’s crafting system.

GZ Originals

Checking out the 45 Flavors booth at Dragon*Con

GameZone takes a detour after PAX Prime, heads to Dragon*Con, and gives the 45 Flavors booth a look-see.

Seeing the sights of Dragon*Con 2012

This year’s Dragon*Con was rife with sights to see. GameZone gives you a look at a lot of what was on hand at the event.

Talking Fix-it Felix, Donkey Kong, breaking records and ongoing rivalries with Steve Wiebe

In this video interview, we talk to the former King of Kong and a legend to many, Steve Wiebe.

Is Mario fatigue setting in? AKA How Mario lost his smile

Is Nintendo’s 2D Mario formula getting stale? More importantly, is it leading to the iconic Italian plumber's ultimate demise at the hands of alcoholism?

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