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What went down this week in the gaming world?
June was a month full of some great games and industry news, and we’ve rounded up some of the best and biggest stories that are so meaty, even Lady Gaga will want to wear it. [Ed: The jokes of this author do not represent the jokes of MyGaming].
We got some hands-on time with Nintendo’s upcoming consoles and checked out the history of Spider-man games ahead of his big-screen reboot and new game. Speaking of reboots, we also had a look at which games have got it right in the past.
>> Wii U hands-on impressions
>> The Amazing Spider-Man retrospective
>> 5 reboots that got it right
>> 5 downloadable games you should know about
>> 5 best PS3 exclusives
>> Most popular Intel motherboards for overclocking
>> Most popular AMD motherboards for overclocking
>> Afrihost 10Mbps uncapped ADSL account review
>> World record gaming system costs
Improvement on the horizon
Some big titles are looming on the horizon, but the current favourites and classics aren’t forgotten.
>> Resident Evil 6 Collector’s Edition revealed
>> New Halo 4 details revealed
>> GTA III and Vice City heading to PS3?
>> The Amazing Spider-Man launch trailer swings into action
>> Diablo III hotfix improves Hell and Inferno loot drops
The SA gaming scene gets some attention from CNA, we check out which games are top on SA’s retail charts, and local game developers soldier onward.
Eating, fitness and gaming collided, again.
It’s a love/hate thing
Some games and studios got some praise, while others endured a bashing.
>> Game Critics Awards winners announced
>> Control a Hindu goddess? Religious leader not happy
>> Most Japanese games “aren’t very good games”, says Vanquish writer
>> Tekken creator rants about “whining and complaining” fans
>> Hitman: Absolution – only 20% of players will see the last level
>> Digital Extremes reveal new free-to-play shooter
>> Prototype development studio shut down
>> Epic Games reveals their most profitable game ever
Rolling with the times
As with people, things in the gaming world don’t sit around, they move with the times.
>> Tomb Raider’s new voice actress: Camilla Luddington
>> Learn Pirlo’s cheeky penalty in FIFA 12
>> Expendables 2 gameplay comes out guns blazing
>> Sony hackers plead guilty to attacks
>> Zombie HQ launches on iOS for free
>> New Gran Turismo 5 DLC out now
We got some titbits on what’s in-store for us in the gaming future.
>> Half-Life 2: Episode 3 concept art leaked
>> Crystal Dynamics hints at more Tomb Raider games in future
>> New LEGO MMO announced
>> Gears of War: Judgment might be releasing sooner than you think
>> Guild Wars 2 release date announced
>> Far Cry 3 delayed
Video of the week
The Amazing Spider-man launch trailer
Screenshot of the week
Medal of Honor