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…
Warp Zoned debuted a new feature this week, Weekend Pipeline, and it’ll provide a quick overview of the weekend’s upcoming in-game events, retail bargains, game conventions, and esports events every Friday.
But some publishers don’t want to just look ahead to the weekend, they want to start talking about the E3 Expo in June. And earlier this week, EA revealed that their EA Play event will include appearances from Star Wars: Battlefront 2, a new Need For Speed, FIFA 18, Madden NFL 18, alongside several other surprises.
Elsewhere on Warp Zoned this week, UK Correspondent Andrew Rainnie reloaded Kickstart This! for another round and focused on the open-world adventure Pine.
Finally, a little retro gaming is on the menu as we explore the PlayStation/Nintendo 64/Dreamcast roots of Spider-Man in “It Came From 200X,” as well as how piracy makes the world go round in a “Scientifically Proven Best Video Games of All Time” essay about The Secret of Monkey Island.
More news from the rest of the week can be found after the break.
New Game Announcements
- Atlus is bringing a Radiant Historia remake to the 3DS in Japan.
- Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is officially coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2018.
- Square Enix will release a Switch-exclusive Secret of Mana Collection in Japan this June.
- Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth – Hacker’s Memory was announced, and it’ll be released in Early 2018.
Pre-Launch Updates and Release Date Announcements
Other Game News
- Super Mario Run Version 2.0 is now available for Android and iOS devices.
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered’s Variety Map Pack is now available for the PS4.
- Orisa is now available to download in Overwatch.
- Square Enix is offering Surprise Box, this time featuring five PC games.
- Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End won “Video Game of the Year” at the 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards.
- Mass Effect: Andromeda – “Sara Ryder”
- Quake Champions – “Burial Chamber Arena”
- The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – “Episode 3 Launch Trailer”
- Injustice 2 – “Shattered Alliances Part 3”
- Splatoon 2 – “Weapons”
- Arms – “Characters Overview” and “Weapons Overview”
- Injustice 2 – “Cheetah”
- Super Mega Baseball 2 – “Customization Gameplay”
Rumor Has It
New Release Round-Up
- Retail Releases: Mass Effect: Andromeda, Mario Sports Superstars, Zero Escape: The Nonary Games, more
- Nintendo Download: Mario Sports Superstars, Has-Been Heroes, New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers, more
- PlayStation Store: Mass Effect: Andromeda, Zero Escape: The Nonary Games, Freedom Planet, more
- Xbox Games Store (Wednesday): Mass Effect: Andromeda, This Is the Police, Troll and I, more
- Xbox Games Store (Friday): Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, 88 Heroes, more
- Next Week’s Retail Releases: MLB The Show 17, RBI Baseball 2017, Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 ReMix, more