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…
As if the Xbox One saga couldn’t get any weirder, Don Mattrick, Microsoft’s Xbox Division head, has left the company and taken a job as CEO of Zynga. Was the fan backlash too much to handle? Did Mattrick know a sinking ship when he saw one? Or does he just want a new challenge?
My money’s on… well, money.
For more news from the week that was, hit the jump.
The Week in Reviews…
- Remember Me: Beauty and Innovation Marred by Misogyny
- The Last of Us: Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave
The Week in New Games…
- This Week’s Releases: Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition, Dark, Crash City Mayhem
- This Week’s PlayStation Network Update: MLB 13: The Show – Home Run Derby, Gran Turismo 6 demo, and more.
- This Week’s XBLA Wednesday: Scourge: Outbreak
- This Week’s Nintendo Download: Pilotwings, Sonic Drift 2, and more.
- Next Week’s Releases: NCAA Football 14, Civilization V: Brave New World, Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection, and more.
Amazing Paperboy Delivers…
- Namco Bandai will release Tales of Xillia 2 in North America in 2014.
- Bungie has released the 12-minute gameplay video of Destiny they displayed at this year’s E3 Expo.
- A new Saints Row IV trailer made this 4th of July very explosion-heavy.
- NetherRealm has confirmed that more DLC characters are on the way for Injustice: Gods Among Us.
- Mad Max WILL have an Australian accent in the Mad Max game. Our long national nightmare is over.
- TitanFall wins “Best of Show” from the Game Critics Awards at this year’s E3 Expo.
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II‘s Vengeance Pack is now available on the XBLM and Treyarch has released a new trailer focusing on the “Buried” Zombies Mode.
- Telltale has told us about the release schedule for The Walking Dead: 400 Days.
- The Rise of the Triad reboot will be available on July 31.
- Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians rocks out on Steam in August.
It’s A Secret To Everybody…
- Nintendo has several unannounced Wii U titles in development and plans to release them in 2014.
Microsoft rejected over 36 ridiculous names before settling on “Xbox” back in 1999/2000. Each one is funnier than the last.