Weekly Wrap-Up: The Microsoft Surface Edition


Posted June 24, 2012 - By Leah Jackson


Microsoft's new tablet, The Surface, was announced this week by the company at a press event in Los Angeles. The Microsoft Surface tablet is poised to take on Apple's iPad and features a keyboard, kickstand, and a free cover. We dug deep in to the Surface this week, going in to 5 Reasons It's For Gamers and 5 Reasons It's Not. We also speculated about the kinds of games we want for the Surface, and we even got a hands-on demo.

We've also got a few excellent web shows for your watching enjoyment.

  • Feedback: Troy Baker joined the Feedback crew this week to talk about voice acting in video games.
  • Fresh Ink: Blair Butler and the Insane Clown Posse talk the latest comic books.
  • The MMO Report: Casey and The Insane Clown Posse talk the latest MMO news.

And now for the news...





  • We take one last trip into the MMO that lets you take on modern mysteries, The Secret World.
  • Capcom releases 20 minutes of gameplay footage from Resident Evil 6, highlighting a portion of Leon's campaign.
  • Capcom will be releasing a 10-disc Mega Man soundtrack collection packaged inside an Energy Tank replica.
  • BioWare reveals the details and requirements for its upcoming Mass Effect 3 N7 Bounty Weekend, Operation Savage.
  • A Minecraft mod called MineZ is in development now that offers a blocky take on the popular, zombie-filled Arma 2 mod, DayZ.
  • A cached website seems to reveal the existence of an unannounced, updated PC version of Final Fantasy 7.
  • It looks like Microsoft has requested the removal of leaked Xbox 720 documents.
  • According to Nintendo, The Wii U's Miiverse won't connect to existing social networks.
  • Check out G4 and G4tv.com's extensive coverage of Comic-Con 2012.
  • Have fun cheating with our LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Cheat Codes Guide.
  • Check out this amazing trailer from Heroes and Generals.
  • We take a look at some of the games that bring us a little too close together in the real world.
  • We take a second look at Surface, Microsoft's new device, to find the pros and cons for gamers.
  • Sony is having some problems with the PlayStation Network.
  • Check out this video of Stan Lee with super powers in The Amazing Spider-Man.
  • On this week’s MMO Report, Casey prepares us for The Secret World’s final beta, sells us on the MechWarrior Online Founders Program, helps spread rumo



Weekly Wrap-Up: The Microsoft Surface Edition


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