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Does everybody remember the “Rent is Too Damn High” guy from the 2010 New York governor’s debate? I’ve been thinking about him again recently, not least of which because it’s been too damn hot this week. Yup, that’s how little is going on in the game industry this week, I referenced the “Rent is Too Damn High” guy and the weather.
Anyway, UK Correspondent Andrew Rainnie looked at Nintendo’s performance during this year’s E3 Expo and has put together a few thoughts on what he considers “The New Conservatism of Nintendo.” And speaking of E3, the Game Critics Awards got together and announced the nominees for their annual Best of E3 2013 awards. This year, a trio of games (TitanFall, Destiny, and Watch Dogs) came away with more nominations than all the rest.
So cool down and take a gander at the rest of this week’s big news stories, after the break.
The Week in Reviews…
- Animal Crossing: New Leaf: No Place Like Home
The Week in New Games…
- This Week’s Releases: Ouya console, Deadpool, Company of Heroes 2, and more.
- This Week’s PlayStation Network Update: Deadpool, Hotline Miami, Magic 2014, and more.
- This Week’s XBLA Wednesday: Spartacus Legends, Magic 2014, Boxing Fight
- This Week’s Nintendo Download: Kokuga, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic Labyrinth, more, and more.
- Next Week’s Releases: Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition, Dark, Crash City Mayhem
Amazing Paperboy Delivers…
- The Energizer Bunny of the console world… Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition… has now supassed seven million copies sold.
- The closed beta for Beatbuddy has begun. The game will be released sometime this Summer.
- Doodle Jump For Kinect is finally available for the Xbox 360.
- Angry Birds Trilogy will be released for the Wii U and Wii on August 13.
- Zeboyd’s next game is an RPG titled Cosmic Star Heroine.
- Ready At Dawn has revealed more details about The Order: 1886.
- 2K Sports has revealed the first trailer and box art for WWE 2K14.
- Sony has announced the pre-order bonuses for Gran Turismo 6.
- Star Wars Pinball will be added to Wii U eShop on July 11.
It’s A Secret To Everybody…
- Someone finally put a DualShock 4 next to an Xbox One controller and the DualShock 4 is much bigger than we all thought. Sony is finally making an adult-sized controller, yay!
Have you noticed the strong resemblence between Ellie from The Last of Us and actress Ellen Page? Page has noticed it and she “doesn’t appreciate it,” especially in light of her work with Quantic Dream and Beyond: Two Souls.