How does that saying go? One is random. Two is a coincidence. Three is a pattern. Well, starting with two weeks ago with Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream, Drop, Distance and its following week of just one release, we’re seeing an odd pattern of one big week followed by a small, dead week before repeating again. Lucky for us, we’re in the big week.
Given all the great, and really long, Role Playing Games that came out in the past months, I could really use another week’s worth of gaming break just to play catch up. Couldn’t you? I know I could given how much stuff there is to do in Xenoblade Chronicles. And I haven’t even touched Skyrim yet. If you must play something new this week, I’ve got two options for you. One came out last year. The other one may or may not be for you.
After the last month’s flood of games, the release gods have found mercy on my soul and reduced this week’s releases down to ankle high flooding games. Either that or Thanksgiving is almost upon us, which apparently is like the video game release equivalent of hibernation. Given the food comas induced by Thanksgiving in general, a week or so off of video games could be a good thing.
Nintendo today announced their first quarter financials and things didn’t look so good for the Big N. On the plus side they did announce a number of release dates for hotly anticipated hardware and software in their second quarter forecast.
Industrygamers reports that the next Zelda for the Wii, Skyward Sword, will be released in early 2011. It has a revamped visual style compared to its predecessor, Twilight Princess, and takes advantage of the Wii Motion Plus. We just won’t see this new Zelda installment in the coveted month of November.
Dear jaded Zelda fans, have I got a game for you.
Hey gamers, it’s been a while since we rolled out The Week In Review feature. The causes have been the site going down, having lost data on the site and of course now the awesomeness in games that is this time of the year. But we’re back, there’s plenty of news to talk about so let’s get into it.