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Ah, March. You’re coming in like a lion, all right… but you’re going out like one, too. Not only are there a ton of awesome games coming out, but there’s also the highly anticipated arrival of Nintendo’s new handheld hardware, the 3DS. More than a few franchises are getting new chapters this month, too. The Warp Zoned staff got together to share what games and tech they’re most looking forward to during the month in The Next Level: The Games of March 2011.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you definitely know that the Call of Duty franchise has taken the gaming world by storm, breaking records and bringing very strong opinions about what makes a good CoD game into the mix. So Mike Gutierrez asks the eternal question, Modern Warfare 2 vs Black Ops, in his latest G-Spot column.
Finally, Sega is prepping the latest adventure of Kazuma Kiryu, Yakuza 4, for a stateside release. Our hands-on preview explores all the fighting styles of Kazuma’s clan and should get you excited for the game’s March 15th release.
Hit the jump for the rest of the Weekly Warp-Up.
The Week in Reviews…
- Stacking: Yertle Ain’t Got Nothing on Double Fine’s Puzzler
- Test Drive Unlimited 2: A Modern-Day Fantasy Island
The Week in New Games…
- This Week’s Releases: Killzone 3, Bulletstorm, De Blob 2 and more
- This Week’s Nintendo Download: Faxanadu and more
- This Week’s PlayStation Network Update: Xenogears, Fallout: New Vegas “Dead Money” DLC and a lot more
- This Week’s XBLA Wednesday: Bejeweled Blitz Live
- Next Week’s Releases: Pokemon Black/White, Fight Night Champion, Rift and more
The Week in Announcements…
- Nintendo reveals the 18 titles that’ll be available for the 3DS on March 27.
- Gears of War 3 will finish the fight on September 20 with a multiplayer beta set for April.
- EA has a Command & Conquer reboot in the works at Victory Games, their newest internal studio.
- Sony slashes the price of the PSP to $130.
- The Halo: Reach Defiant Map Pack will be available on March 15.
- Red Faction: Armageddon gets its ass to Mars on May 31.
- THQ has also revealed the full roster for WWE All-Stars.
- See the first gameplay trailer for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
- Speaking of gameplay trailers, EA has released the first gameplay trailer for Battlefield 3.
- Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon has a release date: July 5.
- Bulletstorm is released and EA announces the first DLC pack for the game.
- Here’s a shocker: Gran Turismo 5 has sold over six million copies. OK, not so shocking.
- Square Enix plans to bring Final Fantasy III to the iPhone.
- Robot Entertainment declares Orcs Must Die!
It’s a Secret to Everybody…
- Someone started a website purporting to be a countdown to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. But Activision claims the whole site is a big hoax.
The Legend of Zelda turns 25. Happy anniversary to Link, Zelda, Impa… even Navi.