Weekly Wrap-Up: Pre-E3 2013

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E3 2013 is practically here, but we're still tying a few pre-show loose ends. So before the major games trade show gets underway and we begin bombarding you with previews and interviews, check out some non-E3 content, as well as some predictions for the show.


Review: Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault comes up empty on PS Vita

There's really no reason to play this portable version of the latest Ratchet & Clank game.

Tech Review: I-Mego Walker Junior headphones deliver superior sound with decent noise cancelation

While these headphones don't come cheap, they're functional and cancel noise quite expertly.

Review: Call of Juarez: Gunslinger brings the Wild West series back to fine form

Returning to the Wild West is a truly enjoyable and impressive experience with this adventure.

Review: Remember Me entertains, but does not retain

Some impractical gameplay makes Capcom's Remember Me a title not all that worth remembering.

Review: Pandora's Tower is a great closing curtain for the Wii

The Wii gets a solid RPG that makes an undeniably fitting swan song for the console.

Review: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity is an accessible and entertaining roguelike

It may not an incredible Pokemon game, but it's a fun little romp nonetheless.

Peripheral Vision: Razer Black Widow Ultimate 2013

If you need a great mechanical keyboard, this one may be what you're looking for.

Review: Rush Bros. has some nice hooks that fall a bit flat

Despite being fun, the rhythm-based gameplay of this 2D platformer is but a mere novelty.


Hands-on preview: Wolfenstein: The New Order mixes the old school, the modern, and the badass

Some '80s-influenced cheesiness and sheer FPS badassery combine to create a shooter that's worth watching out for.

Hands-on preview: The Elder Scrolls Online could be great, but we'll have to wait and see

There are definitely some good qualities as far as Elder Scrolls Online is concerned, but there are also some causes for concern.

Preview: Solving the mystery of Murdered: Soul Suspect from beyond the grave

How does a detective get to the bottom of his own demise?

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Week in Mobile: Men's Room Mayhem and Warhammer Quest

Whatever you do, don't go in the men's room.

Opinion: Why Xbox One is what gamers need

Could the Xbox One be the ultimate gaming machine?

The Games of Summer: Rounding the bases with the best retro Baseball games

Play ball! Stee-rike! Umm, well, you get the point.

A love letter to Vita, a cease and desist for Sony

The Vita deserves better than it's gotten.

Bitpicking: Community? Where?

Games often live or die by the interaction and activity of the people who play them.

Litter-Box Art: The Cats of Us Edition

Never enough cats!

The unannounced Mirror's Edge 2 should be on everyone's radar; here's why

It'll happen, and when it does, you're going to want to be there.

How Microsoft went from Indie game hero to villain without even realizing it

GameZone touches on the indie scene and Microsoft's position on that side of the spectrum.

5 video game dads that sacrifice everything for their children

And the dad of the year award goes to ... Well, all of these dudes.

Dr. David's Indie Spotlight: Dejobaan Games on Drop That Beat Like an Ugly Baby and Drunken Robot Pornography

Ichiro Lambe of Dejobaan games is a hell of a dude, and his answers to these questions made for one of the most bizarre interviews in GameZone history.

Week in Mobile: Kingdom Rush: Frontiers and Scurvy Scallywags

This is one kingdom you'll want to be a part of.

Bitpicking: Size matters not

A huge boss doesn't always succeed at being an awesome boss.


Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo: Who's got your attention at E3?

E3 2013: What we want to see from Microsoft's press conference

What will it take for Nintendo to 'win' at E3?

Roundtable: What ONE game are you most excited to see at E3 2013?

Watch the Call of Duty: Ghosts - All Access Livestream here!

Reliving the past: E3's most bizarre moments

E3 2013: What we want to see from Sony's press conference

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