Welcome to EGM Weekly, a round up of the top news, reviews, and features from the past seven days.
This week, Nintendo reveals Hyrule Warriors—a mash up of Dynasty Warriors and The Legend of Zelda—Mark Kern is kicked out of his position as CEO of Firefall developer Red 5 Studios, BioWare GM Aaryn Flynn reveals the next Mass Effect game is in a playable state, Diablo III‘s Reaper of Souls expansion gets dated, and much more.
Plus, the EGM Crew reviews The Walking Dead: Season 2 – Episode 1, Collosatron: Massive World threat, and World of Warplanes, plus we chat with the developers of The Walking Dead Season 2 and start revealing our personal Game of the Year picks.
Here’s this week’s best:
Nintendo and Tecmo Koei are collaborating on a Dynasty Warriors–style Legend of Zelda spinoff tentatively titled Hyrule Warriors, global president Satoru Iwata announced.
Red 5 Studios co-founder Mark Kern, best known for his work as as team lead onWorld of Warcraft
is no longer CEO at the company, representatives from the studio have confirmed. READ MORE
Drinkbox Studios’ lucha libre–inspired 2D Metroidvania title Guacamelee!
is coming to next-gen consoles with new content and updated visuals, IGN reports. READ MORE
Comedian Jay Mohr teased voice over work on Saints Row
on Twitter, potentially hinting at return of Saints Row 2
‘s Dane Vogel. READ MORE
The next Mass Effect
game is in a playable state, according to a tweet from BioWare Edmonton and Montreal general manager Aaryn Flynn. READ MORE
’s first expansion, Reaper of Souls
, is coming to PC and Mac March 25, 2014, Blizzard Entertainment announced. READ MORE
Dead Rising 3
‘s Operation Broken Eagle
DLC has suffered a small delay from its initially announced December 27 release date, Capcom announced. READ MORE
Nintendo 3DS owners will get access to a free demo for Bravely Default
on January 2, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime announced. READ MORE
Super Mario Galaxy’s Princess Rosalina and her companion Luma will join the Super Smash Bros.
roster on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, Nintendo announced during their latest Direct broadcast. READ MORE
If you had your heart set on rampaging through the abandoned streets of New York Mad Max–style in The Division
, I’ve got some bad news for you. READ MORE
We sat down with game designer Sean Ainsworth and writer Pierre Shorette to talk about The Walking Dead: Season 2
. READ MORE
Clementine proves she doesn’t need anyone protecting her in the first episode of this new season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead
. READ MORE
As the latest from Fruit Ninja
and Jetpack Joyride
developer Halfbrick Studios,Colossatron
has some pretty big shoes to fill. READ MORE
Even with its competent flying experience, World of Warplanes
‘s free-to-play model keeps this game from really getting off the ground. READ MORE
By EGM Staff
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