No, that’s not a typo. Welcome to the Weekly Warp-Up, your weekly wrap-up of the biggest and the best articles posted at Warp Zoned this week…
Batten down the hatches! It’s PAX time! Whether you’re in Seattle for the big show or hiding in your basement from the fury of Irene, it’s a good time to review the week that was in video game news.
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This week, Episode 18 of the Warp Zoned Podcast focused on a new report that said only 10% of games get finished these days and our favorite Gamescom reveals. We wrap it up with a discussion about Diablo III and somewhere in there, we even talk about Operation Rainfall.
Hit the jump for the rest of the Weekly Warp-Up.
The Week in Reviews…
- Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America: Mario, This Is Your Life!
The Week in New Games…
- This Week’s Releases: Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Tropico 4 and more
- This Week’s PlayStation Network Update: Street Fighter II, Parasite Eve II and more.
- This Week’s XBLA Wednesday: Street Fighter III, Hole in the Wall, Crazy Machines Elements
- This Week’s Nintendo Download: Gargoyle’s Quest and more
- Next Week’s Releases: Madden NFL 12, Bodycount and more
Amazing Paperboy Delivers…
- Mass Effect 3 finally has an official female Shepard and she’s a redhead.
- Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary gets new multiplayer maps and a sterescopic 3D mode.
- The creator of Portal reveals Quantum Conundrum.
- Penny Arcade Adventures lives! Episode 3 was announced at the start of PAX Prime.
- Twisted Metal hopes to be your bloody Valentine in 2012.
- Sonic CD is speeding onto every download platform you can think of (except for WiiWare).
- The Sims Social launches on Facebook.
- The “Lonesome Road” DLC for Fallout: New Vegas will be released on September 20.
- Kinect Star Wars and the R2-D2 Xbox 360 bundle won’t be released in 2011.
- Kirby Wii gets a new title and an October 24 release date.
- Nintendo is hosting a pre-Tokyo Game Show press event on September 13.
- The Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection will get over here on August 31.
- Welcome to Jurassic Park on November 15.
It’s a Secret to Everybody…
- NetherRealm wants to work on Mortal Kombat 10, but not anytime soon.
- Duke Nukem Begins and Fable IV are rumored to be in development. Even though both were confirmed ages ago.
The Portal: No Escape fan film is ridiculously awesome. Someone give the director a ton of money to do it for real.