Weekly Recap Aug 20th: New PS3 Exclusive, GamesCom Trailers, Nvidia 460GTX Giveaway
The brilliant minds behind one of the very best interactive open-world crime dramas, Team Soho, is at it again for a next-generation, exclusive IP for the PlayStation 3. Nvidia is giving away a GeForce 460GTX in conjunction with Epic’s Unreal Engine and we have a ton of new game trailers courtesy of the GamesCom 2011 event. These and much, much, much more in this August 20th, 2011 edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap.
Team Soho Hiring For Big Budget PS3 Exclusive. Ohh, what could it be?
Deus Ex Human Revolution On PC Won’t Be A Piss Poor Console Port. Well that’s good news.
EA Wants To Capitalize On F2P PC Games Since They Make So Much Money. It’s funny when companies talk about games as if the only thing they’re good for is making money.
Tropico 4 System Requirements Revealed. What sort of hardware does it take to operate and dictate a country? Click the link to find out.
Tropico 4 Release Date Has Been Set For PC, Xbox 360. You can now set your watch for when your uber-awesome dictatorship can begin.
Hedone Beta Announced; Mixes Brink With CrimeCraft. A TV game show where you kill to win and get rewarded for it.
Unreal University Coming To Montreal; Nvidia 460 Giveaway Announced. You can win a 460 just by saying how much you love the Unreal Engine.
Worms Crazy Golf Coming To PS3, iOS, PC. Team 17 isn’t finished with their Worms franchise just yet.
Giveaway For Dead Island On PC. Free copies…just like us on Facebook, come on, it’s not so bad.
Heavy Iron Studios Says PS Vita Is A Car Wreck. Ouch. You’ll definitely need to read the whole thing to get the gist of it.
Counter Strike Global Offensive Coming In 2012. Valve is looking to dominate the FPS once again…only thing is, they’ll have to compete with Call of Duty to do so.
Otherland Is The Most Unique And Original MMO To-Date. That’s no hyperbole, either. Check out the trailer to see just how unique this meta-verse game is.
Old Dante Makes Appearance In New Devil May Cry Trailer. The old-school Dante rears his white hair and red coat in the new trailer.
The Secret World Finally Gets A Release Date; Beta Sign-Ups Start August 26th. Give a “Whoo-hoo” if you’re glad this news has finally come around.
Country Dance 2 Coming To Wii This Holiday Season. Have loads of embarrassing fun with family and friends with the new sing-and-dance along party game.
Spider-Man Edge of Time Trailer Goes Behind The Scenes With Val Kilmer. If you can ignore the rotund actor’s foray into exploring obesity with aging, you might learn a thing or two.
Ubisoft Announces Six New PS Vita Games. A hefty load of high-quality handheld games are on the way for Sony’s new system.
World of Warcraft Real ID Party Feature Is Now Free. I’m shocked and appalled that Activision hasn’t tried using an underhanded tactic to milk money where they didn’t need it.
Warhammer 40K Space Marine Demo Can Be Unlocked Early. If you’re stoked about the news then click the link to find out more details.
Crytek Free-to-Play Warface Coming 2012 To North America. Just in case you were wondering.
War of the Roses Announced, Puts Players In Gritty 15th Century England. Hack-and-slash gets a new meaning with the dark take on the medieval fantasy universe in upcoming game from Fatshark Studios.
Modern Warfare 3 To Have Dedicated Server Support Proving Activision Does Care. It only took a few years, but yes…Activision Does Care.
GamesCom 2011: NCSoft Announces Sci-Fi MMO Wildstar, Releases First Trailer. A brand new sci-fi MMO that hopefully isn’t just another hack-and-grind fest.
World of Warcraft 4.3 Patch Lets You Kill Deathwing And Transmogrify Your Gear. Sounds like some hefty stuff, be sure to click the link to get all the details.
GamesCom 2011: Borderlands 2 Screenshots And Gameplay Details Released. Find out more about the new character class and the story.
GamesCom 2011: PS3 Price Reduced To $249.99. That’s pretty good right? Especially for a 320gb model.
Dota 2 Beta Sign-Ups Now Open. Partake in one of the biggest tournaments out there sponsored by Valve.
Wipeout 2 Coming To Xbox Kinect, PS Move, Wii This Holiday Season. A game based on a TV show that offers up family oriented fun, what more could you ask for?
Ubisoft Scales Back Driver San Francisco DRM. Ubisoft feels like they don’t need to treat every PC gamer like a crook.
Logitech Announces G300 Gaming Mouse For PC. Nine programmable buttons makes this a mouse worth owning.
Complete Toy Soldiers Cold War Hints, Tips and Walkthrough Guide. An “Everything You Need To Know” guide for the recently released action tower-defense game.
Eizo Foris Smart Resolution FS2332 Gaming Monitor Announced. This bad boy gives gamers 23’ of HD gaming goodness.
GamesCom 2011: PlanetSide 2 Screenshots Introduces New Character Classes. Some action packed screenshots meet some brand new character classes.
GamesCom 2011: Rochard Fact Sheet and Screenshots Released. The everyman hero is featured in some brand new screenshots.
Moonlight Online Features Town Raids and Player Controlled Cities. Ignoring the romance-inspired elements from the Twilight series, Moonlight Online is shaping up to be one super badass MMO.
Star Wars Republic Trailer Introduces Huttball. There’s more to the Star Wars universe than just the typical quest grind.
GamesCom 2011: Tribes Ascend Screenshots Call You A Rabbit. A brand new game mode is introduced via screenshots. That’s different.
GamesCom 2011: Blizzard Very Very Serious About Console Version Of Diablo. Hopefully all the crazy DRM won’t be included.
NBA 2K12 Roster Features Retired Greats. Now that’s a pretty cool addition to the game.
DotA 2 Delayed to 2012. That’s what happens when you’re a modder working alone. Poor guy.
Gears of War 3 Goes Gold. This is it folks, it’s just a matter of counting down the days and keeping track of the hours…this is it.
GoldenEye 007 Reloaded Screenshots Span The Globe. Brand new screenshots of various locations and environments.
Resistance 3 Developer Diary Details Human Weapons. Find out what sort of weaponry will be at the disposal of the last remaining humans.
E.Y.E Diving Cybermancy Co-op Review. How well does this new co-op shooter hold up? Well, Co-Optimus gives it a good run through for you eager gamers.
Interview: Cory Ledesma Talks WWE 12. What sort of goodies does the producer spill about the new Predator technology? Click the link to find out.
Retro City Rampage Causing Carnage All Over PAX Prime With Prizes. 1000s of goodies and swag gear are up for grabs. Click the link to find out how you can get some of your own.
That wraps up this edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap. What delightfully delectable video game trailer do we have for you to round out the week? How about…the KillBane trailer for Saints Row The Third? Yes, I think that will do nicely. Enjoy!
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