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Weekly Recap June 13th: Natal On Jimmy Fallon, No PS3 Price-Cut, Sims 3 Giveaway

By William Usher 2009-06-13 22:58:48 discussion comments
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From June 7th to June 13th we had a rather underwhelming week of news. The highlights include a little more mystery regarding the secret Warren Spector game, Natal being featured on Jimmy Fallon, an exclusive Sims 3: Collectorís Edition giveaway, some more fighting games you may have forgotten about and a replacement for the PS3 price-cut. You can check out the all this weekís highlights below. Enjoy.



Sunday

Secret Warren Spector Game Is Still Secret. And for some reason we canít seem to uncover this secret. Amazing!

Fighting Games That Youíve Undoubtedly Forgotten About Part III. And yes, you may want to remember some and continue to forget others.



Monday

Why Prince Of Persia Wasnít A Wii Game. I can take one guess that would resolve the query. Instead, Iíll let you click the link to find out why.

Blend Games Giveaway: The Sims 3 Collectorís Edition. Itís easy to enter and just as easy to win. Click the link to find out how.

Valve Dismisses Left 4 Dead 2 Haters, So Do We. Ryan Rigney fires back at the Left 4 Dead 2 boycotters.

Project Natal Could Be Outdone by DMUís Helium3D. Click the link to find out exactly what Helium3D is and why it might out-do Microsoftís Project Natal.

Interview: Tales Of Pirates. We talk with the product manager about some interesting topics, including why TOP wonít have same-sex marriage.



Tuesday

Exclusive DinerTown Detective Agency Trailer. Playfirst let us see it first and that means you get to see the trailer before anyone else. Thatís assuming you havenít seen it at GameTrailers already.

Dungeons And Dragons Online Going Free-To-Play. Obviously, the pay-to-play method wasnít working out too well.

Zeno Clash May Come To Xbox 360. Indie-titles going to mainstream consoles? Now thatís different.

Xbox 360 Ghostbusters Isnít Region Locked. Did you know that you donít have to wait to play this timed-exclusive?

Six Days In Fallujah Still Without Publisher. For some odd reason, publishers seem extremely leery about touching this game. Hím, I wonder why?

Project Natal Hits Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Heís a gamer and Microsoft wants to prove Natal is for gamers by using it with Burnout Paradise.



Wednesday

New iPhone App Keeps Gamers Informed About Latest Games. Game Crazyís free app is good for knowing what to buy, what to avoid and when to employ either measure.

Turn 10 Bribes Forza Fans For CNET Poll. It is and is not as bad as it seems. Click the link to get the full story.

Fireburst Coming To Xbox 360, PS3 And PC This Year. A new kind of racer in an aging arcade-action genre.

How To Fix Prototype PS3 Install Issue. Somehow the full retail game doesnít actually work on PS3s. ActivisionÖhonestly, what were you thinking?

Sims 3 Sells 1.4 Million In A Week. Good or bad reviews didnít detour this giant from making waves in PC game sales.



Thursday

Itís Official: Borderlands Will Be The Best Shooter Ever. Maybe or maybe not, but the new interview in the article sure is convincing.

Uncharted 2 Multiplayer Beta Gets Patched. This means you can get back to that rugged, gun-totting, ledge-swinging action youíve been dying to play.

Games2Gaze To Offer Global Gaming Line-Up. This line-up comes complete with great sounding games you have never heard of.

Smash And Grab For THQs Red Faction Guerrilla. THQ actually supported vandalism for a new promotional stunt to sell the game.

New PS3 Terminator Bundle Set To Place Price-Cut. Yes, because gamers wanted Terminator bundles more than an actual price-cut. Good thinking, Sony.



Friday

Namco And EVO Team For Special Tekken 6 Tournament. If you donít know what Tekken is, you might want to click the link to find out. If you donít know what EVO is, you might want to click the link to find out. Ultimately, youíre going to have to click the link to find out why thereís a special tournament for Tekken, too.

Forza Motorsport 3 Unveils New Tracks And Cars. Itís all about the Le MansÖfind out what new cars and tracks players will have access to.

May 2009 Sales: DS, UFC 2009 Undisputed Are Top Of The Heap. THQís pugilist-pummeler beat the crap out of everything else. Click the link to get the low-down on all Mayís gaming numbers.

Sony Complains About E3 Leaks. Yeah, Tretton wasnít too happy about those leaks everyone on the internet helped spread. Oh, too bad for Sony since they actually had a good E3 line-up that was worth leaking.

Halo 3 ODST Is Now A Full Priced Game. Dear goodness, thatís a sign that this game could be goodÖor not.



Saturday

Review Red Faction Guerrilla. Blend Gamesí Pete Haas drops the hammer of praise on this THQ open-world action game.

Mario Kart + Castle Crashers + Bomberman = Raskulls. Literally, I donít think I could say anything more about Raskulls that would describe it any better than the headline.

Well, that wraps up the week ending on June 13th. You can check out a few more trailers from this week, below. Be sure to stay tuned in with Blend Games for further news, updates, info, media and insight regarding everything gaming.




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