Irrational Games’ sudden and confusing exit from triple-A development was the most shocking story of the week, but GamesBeat had plenty of other news, previews, reviews, and more to offer.

For instance, Rock Band developer Harmonix announced that it’s making a music-based shooter, we reviewed the new Donkey Kong Country game, and the PlayStation 4 sold more than 5.3 million units worldwide. You can find all of that and more in this week’s roundup.


Mobile and social


Towerfall

Above: Matt Thorson’s hit Ouya game, Towerfall.

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Game news



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Previews and interviews


Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Above: A screenshot from Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze for the Nintendo Wii U.

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Reviews


Pieces of flair

More information:

Irrational Games is an award winning video game developer located in Quincy, MA and founded in 1997 by Ken Levine, Jonathan Chey and Robert Fermier. The team made its name with the much loved first person shooter System Shock 2. This w... read more »

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