Weekly Recap May 11th: EA Acquires Star Wars License, Wolfenstein New Order, WOW Dying?
The really big news item of the week is Electronic Arts acquiring a multi-year licensing deal from Disney Interactive to develop and publish Star Wars games, this extends to enabling DICE to use their Frostbite 3 for a brand new Star Wars game. Wolfenstein New Order has been announced by Bethesda and Activision Blizzard posts some positive news for the previous quarter save for one little thing...World of Warcraft has lost more than a million subscribers. These stories and more in this May 10th, 2013 edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap.
eSports Watch: iRacing NEO Endurance Spa 500KM A long three hour race with so many twist and turns that even Christopher Nolan couldn't see coming.
GameStop: PS2 Trande-Ins End This June no more trading in your games for 5 cents.
PlanetSide 2 Update 8 Adds Harasser Buggy, MAX Weapons New weapons, new mechs and new vehicles invade SOE's PlanetSide 2.
Play Your Steam Games From A Browser With HTML 5 Codec The future is now and no, that doesn't mean SNK is bring this codec to you, but rather, some affiliates over at Mozilla.
Sega and Gearbox Say Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit Is Meritless Without merit, lacking merit, nixed of merit...take your pick, that's what they say. Do you agree?
Defiance Hits 1 Million Players Trion and Syfy's newest MMO hits the one million player mark, which could be considered a success.
Star Wars Battlefront 3 Leaked Video Features Holy Sh*t Moments Galore This is like...”WTF?!” style “holy sh*t” moments. It's well worth it and definitely worth watching. Great, great stuff.
Ni No Kuni Developer Level 5 Established Three Mysterious Trademarks Three games in the works? From Level-5? Let's hope so.
Mr. Bree+ Brings Awesome Platforming to Steam's Greenlight Great production values and an intriguing story involving a Pig Frodo makes Mr. Bree+ a worthwhile title to watch on Steam's Greenlight.
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