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 thermometer is making the idea of sitting inside all Summer with a stack of video games sound mighty appealing. And here’s what was hot at Warp Zoned this week.
We talked to Walt Williams, the Lead Writer of Spec Ops: The Line, about his controversial new military shooter. Williams has a lot to say about the nature of war, what that should mean for video games, and why the city of Dubai’s very existence is a puzzle to him.
But the Summer heat has just started and as the first month of the season comes to a close we took a look back at What We Played in June 2012. If your idea of hot is the new Pokemon game, by all means, read on.
More hot stories can be found after the jump thanks to this edition of the Weekly Warp-Up.
The Week in Reviews…
- Lollipop Chainsaw: Parting a Zombie’s Head From Its Body is Such Sweet Sorrow
The Week in New Games…
- This Week’s Releases: The Amazing Spider-Man, Spec Ops: The Line, Record of Agarest War 2, and more
- This Week’s PlayStation Network Update: Uncharted, Uncharted 2, The Amazing Spider-Man, Resident Evil: Chronicles HD Collection, and more
- This Week’s XBLA Wednesday: Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad
- This Week’s Nintendo Download: Marvel Pinball 3D, Kingdom Hearts 3D demo, and more
- Next Week’s Releases: Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends, The Secret World, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, and more
Amazing Paperboy Delivers…
- Activision shut down developer Radical Entertainment.
- An Expendables 2 game is coming to the PC, PSN, and XBLA this Summer.
- Pokemon Black 2/Pokemon White 2 will be released on October 7.
- The Last of Us cleans up at the “Best of E3 2012” awards.
- Meet the new Tomb Raider: Camilla Luddington.
- 2K Sports has revealed the trio of players that’ll appear on the NBA 2K13 cover.
- The creator of Super Mario Bros. Crossover is hard at work on his first original game, Super Retro Squad.
- Far Cry 3 has been pushed back to December.
- Wreck-It Ralph will smash the 3DS, DS, and Wii this Fall too.
- If you don’t want all the enhancements in the Doom 3: BFG Edition, don’t worry, it’s coming with an “Original Mode.”
- Capcom announced Dragon’s Dogma 2 now that one million copies of the first game have been shipped.
It’s A Secret To Everybody…
- Mercury Steam wants to reboot the Contra series.
- The Circle Pad Pro will be available for the 3DS XL. How big will it be?
- Square Enix won’t create a Final Fantasy VII remake until they create a new game that’s as good as the 1997 classic.
- Nintendo’s President has confirmed that the Wii U launch price will be “reasonable.”
Someone recreated the “Truck Ambush” trailer for The Last of Us in LittleBigPlanet 2. Check it out!