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Poor Peyton Hillis. Poor, poor Peyton Hillis. The Madden Curse Strikes Back and it has made the popular Browns running back its latest victim. But we thought we’d check in with the rest of the players who participated in the Madden NFL 12 cover tournament with A Midseason Report on All 32 Cover Finalists.
If you’d prefer to focus on this Fall’s other major sport, shopping, we’ve got some more good news: the Black Friday ads are slowly being released. We’ve got the game deals for Walmart, Best Buy, and Target all sorted for your pre-Black Friday planning.
Finally, this week has seen a huge number of “announcements of announcements.” Get the scoop on Call of Duty 9, Saints Row 4, Gran Turismo 6, and a few more after break.
The Week in Reviews…
- Spider-Man: Edge of Time: If I Could Turn Back Time I’d Play Shattered Dimensions
The Week in New Games…
- This Week’s Releases: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Super Mario 3D Land, Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, and a lot more
- This Week’s PlayStation Network Update: Chrono Cross, Dead Space 2, Fight Night Champion, and more
- This Week’s XBLA Wednesday: Fusion: Genesis
- This Week’s Nintendo Download: Freakyforms, Zelda Symphony video, and more
- Next Week’s Releases: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Need For Speed: The Run, and a lot more
Amazing Paperboy Delivers…
- Polyphony Digital has confirmed that Gran Turismo 6 is in development.
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sold a lot of copies. I know I’m shocked.
- Battlefield 3 bested the competition to lead the October NPD report.
- Sony’s UMD Passport program will allow you to play PSP games on your Vita.
- Atlus is bringing an action RPG based on the Game of Thrones TV show to the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 next year.
- MLB 12: The Show will be coming to the PS3 and Vita with Adrian Gonzalez on the cover.
- Sony has confirmed a Jak & Daxter Collection is in the works.
- The hilariously misspelled Gotham City Impostors has been given a January 10 release date.
- Even though Saints Row: The Third is still a few days away, THQ has announced Saints Row 4 is already in the works.
- Activision has announced that Call of Duty 9 and at least two Blizzard titles will be released in 2012.
- The 2012 Zelda Symphony Tour has a date for its first show: January 10 in Dallas.
- BioWare has released a screenshot of their next game. Believe it or not, it has off-road vehicles in it.
- 2K Sports announces Major League Baseball 2K12 with Justin Verlander on the cover.
It’s a Secret to Everybody…
- The Simpsons Arcade Game has been rated by the Australian Classification Board. Woohoo!
- The Wii U might support multiple tablet controllers for multiplayer play.
Felicia Day’s Dragon Age: Redemption continues with the fifth episode.