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After 3 1/2 years, hundreds of blog posts and one Editor Publisher EPpy Award, Game Hunters is powering down.
In case you haven’t heard, USA TODAY is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a massive redesign of the newspaper, website and mobile platforms.
The bad news is Game Hunters won’t be a part of that plan, so this will be our final post. The good news is our coverage of video games isn’t going anywhere. We’ll continue to cover the industry’s most interesting stories, as well as review the latest games (such as Borderlands 2 next week) and offer a peek into what’s coming in the future (Wii U, anyone?). Readers can find them at gaming.usatoday.com.
It’s been an incredible run. The support we’ve received from readers over the course of Game Hunters’ run has been overwhelming. We appreciate your feedback and
But his appearance in the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man video game goes one step further, as his virtual self will sling webs and dish out punishment to criminals as if he were the friendly neighborhood superhero himself.
Check out the above video with the first peek behind the scenes of Lee’s appearance in the Spider-Man game, including several scenes of Lee beating down enemies all while wearing a buttoned-up suit.
The Spider-Man game brings the Marvel hero back to an open-world environment, battling enemies such as Scorpion and the Rhino along the way. It’s available for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and Nintendo 3DS.
For a closer look, here’s another video you’ll find only on Game Hunters: the official Amazing Spider-Man launch trailer.
Right after Nintendo’s press event to open the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, Game Hunters tried out a couple games from Nintendo Land.
Watch the video above as we visit The Legend of Zelda: Battle Quest featured in Nintendo Land.
Nintendo did not wait for the Electronic Entertainment Expo to begin dropping details about the upcoming Wii U console system, two days in advance of its press event on Tuesday.
The game company posted a 30-minute video on YouTube hosted by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata (embedded above and on YouTube). He unveiled the new gamepad controller with left and right joysticks replacing the original touch-sensitive circle pads.
Also added: contours on the rear of the pad for comfortable resting in the hands, “even if you are playing for a long time,” he says.
Iwata also introduced a Wii U Pro Controller that will be available, which “may be more attractive for longer, more intense forms of gaming,” he says.
Current Wii remotes, nunchuks and the Wii balance board will be compatible with the new Wii U console, which is expected to be released for this holiday season.
Game Hunters will make the trip out West to cover E3 2012, including every press conference along with previews of the Nintendo Wii U and the titles video game players can look forward to later this year and beyond.
The first place to start is our E3 2012 online headquarters, where you can find the latest news, images and videos from the event. Have trouble finding the link? Simply head to e3.usatoday.com.
Also, Game Hunters will have live coverage of the press conferences next week, both here and through Twitter. To help readers keep track, here’s a quick breakdown of the schedule:
Monday, June 4
Microsoft’s Xbox media briefing
Time: 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. PT)
What to expect: It’s likely we’ll learn more on the future