Weekly Wrap-Up: The Zombies Are Coming Edition

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Posted January 22, 2012 - By Leah Jackson

Resident Evil 6 Release Date Announced; Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

This week Capcom announced the upcoming release of Resident Evil 6. The zombie infested shooter will be out on November 20 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and will take place ten years after the Raccoon City incident. This time around, Raccoon City survivor, Leon S. Kennedy and Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance member Chris Redfield will arrive in China to stop the bioterrorist attack. Click here for all the details.

Before you go, be sure to check out our excellent slate of webshows:

  • Feedback: This week on Feedback, Blair and company talk CES 2012, THQ rumors and answer your questions.
  • The MMO Report: Casey covers the latest MMO news.
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Adam Sessler talks about how video games aren't dying. Don't panic!
  • Fresh Ink: Blair Butler talks the latest and greatest comics.

And now for the news...


  • Minecraft creator Markus Persson confirms that his world-building PC game has reached the 20 million user milestone.
  • THQ responds to weekend rumors of a 2014 lineup cancellation with a public statement denying the claim.
  • Deep Silver reveals the first details of next month's story-expanding DLC release for Dead Island.
  • Reports indicate that Apple has started production on the quad-core CPU-sporting iPad 3, with eyes on a March launch.
  • Sony releases the v.152 firmware update for its PlayStation Vita, the second update since the device's 2011 launch.
  • If you want to create atronach spells in The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim you've come to the right place. Behold, our Skyrim Atronach Forg
  • Last of the Greats’ Joshua Fialkov reviews comics on Fresh Ink Online




  • An English-language Flickr app launches as a free download in the PlayStation Vita's Japanese PSN store.
  • Gamers planning to play Mass Effect 3 on PC will be pleased with the game's generous minimum hardware specs.
  • 2K Games reveals the existence of a more challenging "1999 Mode" in Irrational Games' BioShock Infinite.
  • The latest trailer from Ubisoft for XBLA release I Am Alive offers survival tips for a post-apocalyptic world.
  • Major League Gaming have announced their 2012 Pro Circuit season structure and it's drastically different than what we saw from the e
  • Bethesda has just announced the Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition.
  • The latest weekly sales numbers from Japan show Sony's new PlayStation Vita in fourth place, with less than 20K sold.
  • The first expansion pack coming to the free-to-play massively multiplayer online roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons Online.
  • EA and Klei Entertainment have announced the release date for Shank 2.
  • Do you like ice cream? Do you like homicide clowns? If you answered yes to both of these questions you're going to love Feedback.
  • We scoured CES 2012 to put together the ultimate living room for a gamer. You can't afford it, but it's nice to dream.
  • Square Enix has announced the Japanese release date for Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance.
  • Check out the ten finalists for 2012's Indie Game Challenge.
  • EA has released a new video showing what's coming up next in Star Wars: The Old Republic.
  • It looks like Capcom is announcing Resident Evil 6.
  • Casey stops by to discuss TERA's release date, the delay of SWTOR's first content update, and more.
  • Diablo 3 Games Director Jay Wilson has just posted on the official Diablo 3 page detailing a few major system changes.
  • Jake Gaskill and Donell Tucker set out on a mission to bring you an exclusive preview of Sniper Elite V.
  • The release date for Resident Evil 6 has been revealed.
  • G4's resident Resident Evil aficionado, Donell Tucker, is here to analyze the trailer for clues.


  • Bethesda Softworks confirms that the v1.4 Skyrim patch is coming soon to all platforms, as are the promised PC mod tools.
  • Activision confirms seven of the levels featured in the upcoming Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD, all from the first two games.
  • A new Q&A with Mortal Kombat ko-kreator Ed Boon reveals some of the new and unique features in the upcoming Vita port.
  • The Minecraft XBLA developer suggests that Microsoft is working on a quicker XBL update certification process.
  • Check out our collection of the best mobile games out this week!
  • Check out this ingenious helicopter mod for Minecraft.
  • The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has officially dropped their support of SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act.
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