Weekly Recap: Frostbite On Wii U And 5 Other Startling News Items
April Fools' day came and went and offered up a few laughs, a few giggles, a few nods and a few tears. The salt that poured forth like a torrent from a floodgate came at the expense of the Wii U fanboys, as Electronic Arts' Frostbite Twitter account let loose the kind of news that would make most gamers cheer; exclaiming that Frostbite 3 games were coming to the Wii U and that they were actually going to fix their netcode. The last one actually got PlayStation and Xbox fanboys cheering and jeering, too, just until they all realized that it was a vile and cruel April Fools' joke.
On the other side of the fence, however, there were some pretty shocking news items, such as the revelation of a brand new sci-fi game coming for the PS4 and Xbox One, and Gaming Blend's own Ryan Winslett discussing how he uses video games to deal with certain family tragedies happening in his own life. These stories and more in this April 5th, 2014 edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap.
5 April Fools' Jokes You Should Instantly DismissThis was the week of pranks and tomfoolery. Well, it's a good thing we rolled out a guide on what you need to look out for to avoid being fooled about some fake news for the rest of your life. On a more serious note, the PlayStation 4 received some rather dire news in the form of a video that aimed to go viral featuring a DRM situation that's completely off the handle. Although, that video certainly doesn't hold a candle to the Carmageddon Reincarnation launch trailer featuring, gib, gore and a dangerous bus that stops for no one.
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