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Weekly Recap Nov 30th: Steam Machine Priced, Crash Bandicoot Conundrum, Steam Autumn Sales
Sony still doesn't have the rights to Crash Bandicoot, the Steam Autumn sale is currently underway and iBuyPower announces the very first Steam Machine price and specs. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
Top 5 Gaming Items You Didn't Think You Would Be Thankful For
Here at Gaming Blend we have a top 5 list of things gamers probably didn't even think that they should be thankful for, even when the items are especially important and deserve a great amount of thankfulness.
Wii U One Of The Most Accessible Consoles On The Market, Says DAGERS
Reviews for the new generation home entertainment consoles are rolling in from all over the web. One series of reviews unfolding for Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo's latest consoles comes from the DAGER System, a website dedicated to disabled gamers and video game accessibility. Interestingly enough, the Wii U ranked quite high in their review of the system.
Nintendo Gears Up For Holiday Sales
Tis the season to be merry, and what could be merrier than a bunch of deals, bundles and discounts coming out of the Nintendo camp? In honor of Thanksgiving, the Big N is offering up quite a few specials gamers might want to take note of, and most of these won’t even require you to set up a tent outside your nearest Best Buy in order to make good on it, either.
Nintendo Getting Serious About Marketing Wii U In 2014
Thanks to the help of the Xbox One's DRM and a very strong line-up of games in 2014, Nintendo is back on track and Nintendo of America's president, Reggie Fils-Aime, makes it known that Nintendo is in it to win it... in 2014.
Lego The Hobbit Game Coming In 2014
TT Games, the studio that brought us Lego Lord of the Rings, has another Middle-earth adventure on the way. Lego the Hobbit is an all-new game based on the films The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and the upcoming The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug.
Persona 5 Coming In 2014 Along With Three Other Persona Games
PlayStation owners have several new Persona games to look forward to. Developer Atlus announced Persona 5, Persona 4: Dancing All Night, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth and Persona 4: The Ultimax Suplex Hold on Saturday evening.
Weekly Recap Nov 23rd: Xbox One Launches, PS4 Troubleshooting, TellTale Goes Game Of Thrones?
The Xbox One has officially launched, Sony offers up a troubleshooting guide and a Game of Thrones adventure title could be in the works. These stories and more in this edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap.
Xbox One Launch Titles Obliterated By Wii U Launch Titles On Metacritic
The Xbox One is now the third and final eighth generation home console on the market, competing with Sony's hardware-superior PlayStation 4 and Nintendo's software-superior Wii U. While we already have proof of the former, proof of the latter comes into play when comparing the Metacritic scores of Xbox One launch titles and Wii U launch titles.
Super Mario 3D World And The Legend Of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Hit Nintendo Consoles This Week
Even with Sony releasing the PlayStation 4 last week and Microsoft launching the Xbox One as of today, Nintendo wants gamers to remember that 1) Their consoles exist and, 2) They still pack a mean punch from time to time when it comes to the games you can play on them. Quite a few of the year’s biggest Nintendo titles are available this week, including a new Zelda game and a new Mario Bros. game. Yowza.
PS4 Launch Titles Murdered By Wii U Launch Titles On Metacritic
Remember the Wii U's exclusive launch line-up? You know, games like New Super Mario Bros. U? Nintendo Land? ZombiU? Well, guess what? They own the PS4's line-up. Yup, those aforementioned games have put a whooping to the PlayStation 4's launch line-up... if we're going by Metacritic scores.
Spike VGAs 2013 Is Called VGX, Will Be More Than Just Trailers
Spike TV is planning to rethink their annual Video Game Awards. This year's incarnation of the show, called VGX, is an interactive digital event that gamers can experience on multiple platforms.
River City Ransom, Zelda Discounts Hit Nintendo Consoles This Week
It’s a pretty busy week on the Nintendo eShop, though most of the buzz will likely be focused on a 20-plus-year-old game and a discount on titles featuring a pointy-eared hero in a green cap.
Weekly Recap Nov 9th: Resolutiongate, Doritocracy, Microsoft And The Xbox One
You can chalk this up as the week conspiracy theorists and tin-foil hat wearers finally got the coin they've been fishing for. With the advent of “Resolutiongate” and the emergence of the Doritocracy, gamers flamed and raged and exploded like never before. A lot of this came to a head over Microsoft and the defense force out to protect the Xbox One's resolution issues
Wii Sports Club, Little Else Hit Nintendo Consoles This Week
It’s a bit of a slow week on the ole Nintendo storefront, with only a couple of “big name” titles hitting the Wii U and 3DS, and I’m being pretty kind using the words “big game” when it comes to the likes of Wii Sports Club. Otherwise, you can expect the usual dose of older games finally making their way to the digital marketplace, a Nintendo classic or two, and the requisite number of small games nobody has ever heard of.