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…
The game industry has been the victim of a slow start in 2012, but that will end shortly as we begin a look at some of this year’s big new titles. That look includes a Hands-On Preview of Asura’s Wrath, Capcom’s God of War/Shadow of the Colossus mash-up that’ll be available this February.
For more games of 2012 (and a few from 2011), hit the jump to read the rest of the Weekly Warp-Up.
The Week in Reviews…
- Breakout Boost: Boost Breaks Bricks Brilliantly
- Catball Eats It All: A Purr-fect Game on the Go
- The Ico & Shadow of the Colossus Collection: Revisiting Perfection
The Week in New Games…
- This Week’s Releases: National Geographic Challenge! for the PS3, and more.
- This Week’s PlayStation Network Update: Final Fantasy Origins, Choplifter HD, and more.
- This Week’s XBLA Wednesday: Amy, Choplifter HD
- This Week’s Nintendo Download: Zen Pinball 3D, Hip Hop King, and more
- Next Week’s Releases: Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition
Amazing Paperboy Delivers…
- Sony has released the public beta schedule for Starhawk.
- Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception leads the 2012 AIAS Interactive Achievement Awards with 12 nominations.
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 continues its dominance atop the NPD bestseller list.
- Konami has delayed all of their upcoming Silent Hill games into March 2012. You could say it’ll be one “Hell” of a month.
- Due to a slight delay, Binary Domain will now put your favorite robot movies in a blender on February 28.
- Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D streaks into stores on February 21
- Activision has laid out the DLC plans for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. If you’re not in CoD Elite, you may be waiting a long time for the new maps.
- Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 tees off on March 27.
- Blizzard has confirmed that Diablo III will be released on consoles. Still no “official” announcement though.
- Microsoft has detailed the games of this year’s XBLA House Party, including I Am Alive and Alan Wake’s American Nightmare.
- Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition kills the kompetition on February 28
- Here’s a nice surprise: The release of Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus has been MOVED UP to February 22.
It’s a Secret to Everybody…
- Don’t have a cow Konami, but the Xbox Live Achievements for The Simpsons Arcade Game have been uncovered.
The nominees for the 2012 Writers Guild Award for Outstanding Videogame Writing have been announced! Congrats to the writings team behind Mortal Kombat, Uncharted 3, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Brink, and Batman: Arkham City.