Weekly News Roundup – Dec 2nd
If you haven’t been able to look up from your copy of Farcry 3 or Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced edition, here’s a rundown of what happened this week! You can expect to see more of these articles on Explosion.com every weekend, so be sure to check back.
Between incredible Black Friday deals, impressive new game releases, and the aftermath of the Wii U’s launch, there’s a lot going on in the gaming world this week. There’s also plenty of rumors about upcoming games, making this holiday season one of the most information-packed years we’ve seen.
The rumor of an XBOX 720 launch next year, in time for the holidays, is especially convincing.On the other hand, the rumor of a co-op sequel to Assassin’s Creed III for a 2013 release is a little disappointing, but Assassin’s Creed fans might be glad to see more of Connor so soon. The viral game Skrillex Quest is incredibly addicting (if a little difficult to get through), and pits you against a plague of glitches brought upon you by dust in a cartridge. Be sure to check it out!
Rumors & Leaks:
New Console Automatically Generates Games
Mario Kart 7 Bundled with Limited-Edition 3DS
Development & Interviews:
Major Game Releases:
Battlefield 3: Aftermath | PC, XBOX360,
EVE Online: Retribution | PC
Far Cry 3 | PC, XBOX360, PS3
FORGE | PC
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 10th Anniversary Edition | iPhone, Android
Guardians of Middle-Earth | PS3, XBOX360
Mass Effect Trilogy | PS3
Rise of the Guardians | Wii U
Resistance Collection | PS3
Rosh Online: The Return of Karos | PC
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dragonborn DLC | XBOX 360
Uncharted: Fight for Fortune | PS Vita