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…
It’s finally here… I think. Sony is ready to announce their plan for the PlayStation 4/Orbis… I think. It’s all still very murky and it could just end up being another teaser of a teaser of a teaser, but it’s something to look forward to. Come on, February 20, don’t disappoint me!
If you’d prefer something a little closer to now, the Warp Zoned staff took their monthly look back at What We Played in January 2013 and a look forward at The Games of February 2013. Our UK Correspondent, Andrew Rainnie, also delved into the question of when’s the right time to buy a Wii U game when you’re still unsure about purchasing the system in Why I Bought A Wii U Game Without Owning A Wii U.
There’s more news from the here and now after the break.
The Week in Reviews…
- Skulls of the Shogun: Tactically Storming the Samurai Afterlife
- Halo 4: Spartan Ops Episode 6: Crimson’s Back… With a Vengeance
The Week in New Games…
- Last Week’s Releases: Hitman HD Trilogy and more.
- This Week’s PlayStation Network Update: Hitman HD Trilogy, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Crysis 3 open beta, and more.
- This Week’s XBLA Wednesday: Skulls of the Shogun
- This Week’s Nintendo Download: Puddle, Ikachan, Fire Emblem: Awakening, and more
- Next Week’s Releases: Dead Space 3, Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Fire Emblem: Awakening, and more.
Amazing Paperboy Delivers…
- Killzone: Mercenary will breath life back into the Vita on September 17.
- Grid 2 skids into stores on May 28.
- The God of War: Ascension Bundle includes a “Garnet Red” PS3. Too cool. And too bad most of the world already has a PS3.
- The latest Earth Defense Force 2025 gameplay trailer asks “Victory or Destruction?”
- Rockstar Games has announced the official release date for Grand Theft Auto V: September 17!
- Disney Interactive has closed Junction Point Studios.
- Penny Arcade’s On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4 will be released this Spring
- Crytek has picked up the pieces of Vigil Games by opening Crytek USA in Austin, Texas.
It’s A Secret To Everybody…
- Resident Evil Revelations may spell a new beginning for the franchise and a real return to its survival horror roots.
- Crytek plans to talk about Homefront 2 soon. And that talk might include a release date delay.
Are you ready for some football? EA’s annual Madden Super Bowl Simulation has picked the Baltimore Ravens over the San Francisco 49ers in tomorrow’s big game. The venerable football franchise is also gearing up for its next iteration with the announcement that Madden NFL 14 is set for August 27 and that it’ll actually be titled Madden NFL 25 in honor of the franchise’s 25th anniversary.