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…
We’re 13 days into 2013 and this year’s gaming landscape started to become a bit more focused this week. Sony dropped the God of War: Ascension multiplayer beta onto the PlayStation Network for PlayStation Plus users and we put Kratos and the other naughty gods through their paces. Spoiler alert: It’s pretty great.
This week also brought with it the first details about Pokemon X and Y, the first “main series” Pokemon games for the 3DS; Lego Marvel Super Heroes, a surprsing announcement from the DC Comics-owning WB Games; the standalone version of DayZ, which has gone through a complete overhaul; and the surprise announcement of Major League Baseball 2K13.
Are you looking for more news from last week? Then look no further than the link below.
The Week in Reviews…
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II: Let This Call Go To Voicemail
The Week in New Games…
- This Week’s Releases: Anarchy Reigns
- This Week’s PlayStation Network Update: Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable, Demon’s Souls, and more
- This Week’s XBLA Wednesday: None
- This Week’s Nintendo Download: ZombiU demo, NBA 2K13 demo, and more
- Next Week’s Releases: DMC: Devil May Cry, BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition
Amazing Paperboy Delivers…
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II was the best-selling game in December 2012 and in all of 2012.
- Omerta: City of Gangsters will make gamers an offer they can’t refuse on February 12.
- The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct will shamble into stores in March… and on the Wii U too.
- Treyarch has revealed Revolution, the first DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II.
- The PS3 and Xbox 360 release of Painkiller: Hell & Damnation has been pushed back to April.
- Bane and Lex Luthor have been added to Injustice: Gods Among Us.
- THQ‘s bankruptcy court troubles are over. The company will sell itself off on a “tile-by-title” basis on January 22.
- Nvidia revealed Project SHIELD at this year’s CES, a Tegra 4/Android-powered portable with a built in controller.
- Sony has officially shut down manufacturing of the PlayStation 2 across the globe. Farewell, old friend. You’ll always have a place in my living room.
It’s A Secret To Everybody…
- Square Enix Europe has promised we’ll receive an update on Final Fantasy X HD soon.
- Capcom Vancouver (formerly known as Blue Castle Games) has confirmed theur next game won’t have any zombies in it.
People pledged $83 million towards gaming projects on Kickstarter in 2012. That is just unbelievable.