CC Weekly News Recap – 18th-24th June 2012


It was a quiet week. It was a slow week. It was a tiresome week. But hey, there is a bigger 3DS now I suppose? So soon too! Oh bugger it all! Well at least there isn’t a sequel to Russell Grant’s Astrology for the 3DS yet. Thank god for that.

Here what made headlines this week:

Gaming News:
Namco Bandai working on next Smash Bros. Game
Platinum Games developer diary is very insightful
Anarchy Reigns delayed until 2013
Leak reveals Sonic Adventure 2 HD coming to XBLA and PSN
Dead or Alive 5 will not include post-launch DLC character
No Charger for 3DS XL in Europe and Japan
Nintendo 3DS XL confirmed for US release on August 19th for $199

Pop Culture News:
Supanova 2012 Staff Impressions
Beyond and Magna Merger Confirmed
Interview with Game of Thones’ Alfie Allen
Interview with Buffy’s Mercedes McNab

Anime/Manga News:
REEL Anime hits in September
Viz ‘Speeds Up’ Bleach Manga
Anime Characters We Wish Didn’t Die
Black Rock Shooter Licensed by Siren Visual
UN-GO Release Delayed by Siren Visual
Medaka Box 2nd Season Green-Lit
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Manga Ending

Tech/Gadget News:
Neal Stephenson’s CLANG passes $290K
Nintendo partners up with PDP
SGP Announces New Mix & Match Linear Case

Adventure Time: Righteous Quest 2 Review
Star Wars The Old Republic Gaming Keyboard Review
Resonance Review
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection Vita Review
WWE No Way Out 2012 Review
Chronicle Review
Teen Wolf Season 1 Review
Light Byte Review
Eager Beaver Review
Disco Kitten Review
Temple Run: Brave Review
Gungnir Review
Battlefield 3 Close Quarters Expansion Pack Review
Asphalt 7: Heat Review
Broken Blade Collection Review
Lollipop Chainsaw Review
The Amazing World of Gumball: School House Rush Review

Anime Say! Episode 12 – Supanova Sydney 2012
Capsule Computers Podcast 049 – Ushering in E3
CC Powerslam #8 – No Way Out Aftermath

See you next Sunday for the CC Weekly Recap.

Senior Editor & Anime Specialist

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