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

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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: Collector’s 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 week’s highlights below. Enjoy.



Sunday

Secret Warren Spector Game Is Still Secret. And for some reason we can’t seem to uncover this secret. Amazing!

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



Monday

Why Prince Of Persia Wasn’t A Wii Game. I can take one guess that would resolve the query. Instead, I’ll let you click the link to find out why.

Blend Games Giveaway: The Sims 3 Collector’s Edition. It’s 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 DMU’s Helium3D. Click the link to find out exactly what Helium3D is and why it might out-do Microsoft’s Project Natal.

Interview: Tales Of Pirates. We talk with the product manager about some interesting topics, including why TOP won’t 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. That’s assuming you haven’t seen it at GameTrailers already.

Dungeons And Dragons Online Going Free-To-Play. Obviously, the pay-to-play method wasn’t working out too well.

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

Xbox 360 Ghostbusters Isn’t Region Locked. Did you know that you don’t 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. H’m, I wonder why?

Project Natal Hits Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. He’s 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 Crazy’s 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 doesn’t actually work on PS3s. Activision…honestly, what were you thinking?

Sims 3 Sells 1.4 Million In A Week. Good or bad reviews didn’t detour this giant from making waves in PC game sales.



Thursday

It’s 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 you’ve 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 don’t know what Tekken is, you might want to click the link to find out. If you don’t know what EVO is, you might want to click the link to find out. Ultimately, you’re going to have to click the link to find out why there’s a special tournament for Tekken, too.

Forza Motorsport 3 Unveils New Tracks And Cars. It’s all about the Le Mans…find out what new cars and tracks players will have access to.

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

Sony Complains About E3 Leaks. Yeah, Tretton wasn’t 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, that’s a sign that this game could be good…or not.



Saturday

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

Mario Kart + Castle Crashers + Bomberman = Raskulls. Literally, I don’t 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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