Today is Veteran’s Day, a day to honor and celebrate all of those men and women, past and present, who have donned the uniform in service of our great nation. Please take a moment to reflect upon the sacrifices they have made and will continue to make in defense of our country. Thank you.
In case you missed it, somehow, Halo 4 came out last week. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Guysgirl’s review of the game.
The onslaught is only just beginning, however, as Call of Duty: Black Ops II drops into action this Tuesday.
General Gaming News
Check out the latest trailer for Black Ops II and see what Elite members have to look forward to starting this Tuesday.
Speaking of trailers, there is a new trailer available for Crysis 3.
Guardians of Middle-Earth will be available on December 4 on the PSN and December 5 on Xbox Live.
The first official details about Grand Theft Auto V have been released, and the game’s second trailer will debut this coming Wednesday.
Microsoft – Xbox 360
A new title update is on the way for Minecraft XBLA.
Check out the trailer for Spartan Ops Episode 2.
Sony – PS3 & Vita
The final mission for 007 Legends is now available for download. Xbox and PC users will have to wait until November 20.
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time boasts cross-functionality between the PS3 and Vita, and you can see it in action here.
The final boss in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale has been revealed, and it’s Polygon Man.
Nintendo – Wii U, Wii, & 3DS
In order to utilize the online features of the Wii U, you’re first going to have to perform a system update.
The process for transferring content from your Wii to a Wii U is fairly involved. Also, be aware of the automatic shutoff feature on the new console, especially if you make it a habit to leave your game paused for an hour.
Nintendo is looking into connectivity between the 3DS and Wii U, a la the PS3 and Vita, but don’t expect it anytime soon.
Take a peek at this trailer for Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed and see how the game utilizes the new Wii U GamePad.
Paper Mario: Sticker Star isn’t a perfect game, but it is enjoyable nonetheless and worth a look.
Well this is just bizarre: the Republican Party in Maine attacked a Democratic Senate candidate over her fondness for playing World of Warcraft.
Elder Scrolls fans will want to watch this video containing about ten minutes of Elder Scrolls Online footage.
Star Wars: The Old Republic will be free starting Thursday.
Game Releases for the Week of November 11-17, 2012
- Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
- LEGO Lord of the Rings (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, 3DS, DS, Vita)
- The Sims 3 Season (PC)
- Monster High: Skultimate Roller Maze (DS)
- Big Time Rush Wii (Wii)
- The Hip Hop Dance Experience (Wii)
- Scribblenauts Unlimited (3DS)