Weekly Recap March 19th: Prey 2 Coming 2012, Transformers MMO, Rocksmith Announced
Author: William Usher
published: 2011-03-19 15:34:55
Do you all remember that first-person shooter game with the rift splits, trans-dimensional aliens and an American Indian dude who could spit his spirit out of his body? Well, if you don’t remember it then it doesn’t bode well for the sequel, Prey 2. Nevertheless, it was announced that Bethesda is and Human Head Studios are working on Prey 2 at the moment and the game is planned to make a 2012 release. Hasbro also has big plans for 2012 with a brand new Transformers game that happens to be an MMO…just so you know, it’s from the makers of Runescape, so take it as you will. Also, a new music-rhythm game is on the way for the Xbox 360 and PS3 called Rocksmith. These stories and more in this March 19th, 2011 edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap.
Beyond Good and Evil HD Review. XBLA Fans whip up a review of the classic game…in HD.
Electronic Theatre Sunday Special: Top 10 Zombie Infestations. A gooey article about some of gaming’s top 10 most infective, zombie infestations.
Swarm Release Date Confirmed for PSN and XBLA. Lemming-like adventures will be arriving in less than two weeks.
Freerealms Offers MMO Fun For Free On PS3 March 29th. SOE’s F2P title is heading into the freedom zone for the PS3 sooner than expected.
Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon Hands-On Impressions. Co-Optimus explains what the actual gameplay is like in the upcoming B-Movie style shooter.
Dragon Age 2 Beta Patch 1.01 Released for PC. A few fixes and a few modifications to past glitches are addressed in the new patch.
Insomniac Games Announces Insomniac Click. Curious about the Click? Well, click the link to find out what it is.
BeGone F2P 3D Browser Shooter Now Live. A free browser shooter that you can play when you aren’t on a PC that has accessibility to bigger shooters.
Sonar 5.1 Championship Gaming Headset Announced. A normal headset just wasn’t good enough…that’s why the championship edition was made.
Nintendo Downloads: Plants Vs Zombies, Liight. Just about every platform has now been invaded by Plants vs Zombies.
Prey 2 Confirmed for 2012 Release. After a half-decade of silence it looks like the sequel is resurfacing.
Transformers MMO Coming In 2012. From the makers of Runescape, of course.
infamous 2 Mission Creator Beta Sign Ups Begin. This sounds like it could be exceptionally fun.
Mass Effect 2 Arrival DLC Teased With Screenshot. Additional content is on the way to hold gamers over until Mass Effect 2 is released.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Reverie DLC Gets A Release Date. How does some end-of-the-month vampire romping sound?
Rocksmith Announced for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. A new kind of music-based game is on the way.
Brink: Choosing The Right Class For The Right Mission Trailer. It’s important to bring the right sized gun too…you don’t want to bring a pistol to a sniper fight, right ace?
Spiral Knights MMO Announced. In a week full of MMO announcements this comes as no surprise.
Edge Shick Bundled With PS3 DLC. If this isn’t a clear indicator that you need to take better care of hygiene I just don’t know what is.
Nyko Intercooler STS Offers Cheap Cooling Options For Xbox 360. Just watch out for those dust bunnies.
Jikandia Timeless Land Lands On PSP. A new kind of RPG takes the handheld platform by storm.
Wipeout: In The Zone Coming To Kinect On Xbox 360 This Summer.
Eden Eternal Closed Beta Registration Now Open. If you haven’t had enough fill of anime-MMORPGs then here’s another straw on the camel’s back.
Dragon Age Legends Goes Public On Facebook. If you can’t accord a PC to handle the real game, here’s a quick pastime for lesser gamers.
Square Enix Creating Another Canadian Studio. For some extra fun games, eh.
Hans Zimmer Helped With Crysis 2 Soundtrack. You’ll have to listen extra hard to hear a little bit of Christian Bale and even an Alcatraz-escaped Sean Connery.
Crytek Says Crysis 2 The Same On Xbox 360 and PS3. Well that’s good news for PC gamers.
Dragon Quest IX Best Selling Game In The Series. Well, being the DS didn’t hurt either.
Warner Bros Licenses Unreal Engine 3 Through 2014. And they’re putting to good use with fatalities and Batman.
Beyond Good and Evil HD Coming To PS3 In May. If you didn’t feel like playing on the Xbox 360, here’s a chance to grab it for the PS3.
Crysis 2 PS3 Demo Pulled Off PSN. Connectivity issues seemed to be the problem.
Mass Effect 2 Arrival DLC Release Date And Details. Find out when the game will become available for a console near you.
Hi-Rez Donating Global Agenda Sales To Japan. Well that’s mighty nice of e’m.
Fallen Earth Patch 1.8 Adds Bar, Zone, PvP Area and Pets. Lots of new additions to the wasteland survival MMO.
Realm of the Titans Alpha Test Registration Begins. League of Legends is owning up in the MMORTS category and Aeria Games wants a small bite out of the financial pie.
MotorStorm Apocalypse Delayed Indefinitely. That’s sad news…the game looked like it was going to kick some major butt.
XBLA’s Most Wanted: Sam and Max Hit the Read Special Edition. Sure…why not?
Homefront Walkthrough. Find yourself getting stuck often? Well, this walkthrough is here to help.
River City Ransom 2 In The Works. And this is not the silly Japanese beat-e’m-up sequel that removed a lot of what made the original fun. This is a true RPG sequel to one of the greatest games of all time.
Remember Gun Loco? It’s Cancelled. That’s one less co-op game that gamers won’t be experiencing.
That wraps up this edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap. You can check out an awesome walkthrough for creating a superstar in WWE All Stars, which has some hilarious narration from WWE superstar Santino Marella. Enjoy.
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