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GamesBeat weekly roundup: Zelda gets hacky, consoles for queens, and ‘troubling’ Call of Duty sales

Above: Call of Duty: Ghosts in action -- though right now, it's framerate isn't so good on the Xbox One.

Image Credit: Activision

We only have a couple of weeks left in 2013, which means GamesBeat has started its year-end coverage. Of course, we’ve also kept busy covering a week’s worth of news, including info from a new Nintendo Direct broadcast, Call of Duty: Ghost’s “troubling” numbers, and much more.

You can catch up on all of it below.


Looking back (and forward)


News


An NES Remix challenge featuring Donkey Kong.

Above: An NES Remix challenge featuring Donkey Kong.

Image Credit: Nintendo

News from Nintendo Direct


Mobile and social


Republique for iOS has players using touch controls to help navigate a character past guards and traps.

Above: Republique for iOS has players using touch controls to help navigate a character past guards and traps.

Image Credit: Camouflaj

Reviews


Previews


Pieces of flair

More information:

Valve is an entertainment software and technology company founded in 1996 by Gabe Newell and Mike Harrington and based in Bellevue, Washington. The company became famous from it’s first game Half-Life. Valve currently develops and ma... read more »

Nintendo of America is consistently amazed and humbled by the passion and loyalty of our fans. Our hope is that this Page can be a place where that excitement can live, thrive and be shared. And while we love your creativity and are he... read more »

Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. is a major video game company specializing in a variety of areas in the video game industry, and is a wholly owned subsidiary and part of the Consumer Products & Services Group of Sony. The company was... read more »

Microsoft Studios is the video game production wing for Microsoft, responsible for the development and publishing of games for the Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Games for Windows and Windows Phone platforms. They were established in 2002 a... read more »

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