Gearbox Software’s special baby, their bazillion-gun toting looter-shooter is nearing release and 10 days out from its actual release review scores are already glowing for the game. Despite the questionable nature of reviewing a game before it releases, gamers are just as excited as gaming journalists about the project. Speaking of Gearbox…their shooter Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 is getting a rename and a separation from the Brothers in Arms franchise. Also, with Resident Evil 6 on the horizon Capcom’s business ethics get called into question regarding how they treat employees. These stories and more in this September 8th, 2012 edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap here at Electronic Theatre.
Montas Survival Horror Game Uses Oculus Rift For Ultimate Scares This game will creep you the heck out. No lie. Just watch the trailer.
Big Fish Unlimited Streams 100+ Games On Android If you’re really, really into casual games then this is definitely a service that will be right up your mobile gaming alley.
Drop-Dead Sexy 3D Panoramic Screenshot For Project CARS It’s amazing what a dedicated community can do for an indie game…and this community has done wonders for the game.
Brothers In Arms Furious 4 Being Turned Into New IP, No Longer BIA Good news for true-to-the-core Brothers in Arms fans as the Furious 4 will eventually turn into its own brand.
Diablo 3′s Original Design Will Be Used For Marvel Heroes If you’re curious what Blizzard North had in store for gamers with the original Diablo 3, you won’t have to look far as it’ll be featured in Marvel Heroes.
Halo 4 Hero Awakens Video Says Master Chief Less Boring This Time Well that’s good news…no one wants a personality-free, Robocop-ripoff running around in outer space.
Monster Hunter Frontier G Coming In April Capcom is releasing a new version of the popular title, just not Stateside…the slimy dastards.
Halo 4 Exile Screenshots Reveal Deadly Flag Carrier And by deadly flag carrier that means someone who can beat the living crap out of anyone just by looking at them. Flag eyes.
Arcade County Lets You Create 16-bit Games With Ease This is so cool because all those awesome games you loved from the past can be re-created with ease using the Arcade County toolkit.
Where Am I? Could Be Scariest Game Ever Simlpe but effective is effectively an understatement.
Valve Needs To Perma Ban Trolls From Steam Greenlight We don’t want no trolls in the Greenlight, yo!
Age of Conan Prepares Secrets of Dragon Spine DLC Series Despite getting hit hard with poor sales from The Secret World, Funcom is still dedicated to advancing their properties.
Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Screenshots Feature T-Rex and Toast. It would be impossible to explain this game or the new screenshots in a single sentence, so I’m not even going to bother doing so. Instead, I’ll simply say that it makes South Park look like Citizen Kane.
UIG Entertainment nKPRO Racing Coming This October An indie pro-circuit racing title is on the way this fall for PC racing enthusiasts.
Half-Life Remake Black Mesa Gets Release Date The game will be arriving this month and is a complete remake of the original Half-Life.
Just Cause 2 Devs Impressed With JC2MP, Considers It For Just Cause IP Avalanche Studios likes what the modders have done with the multiplayer mod, but it’s still a ways off from making it into the next iteration of Just Cause.
NiGHTS Into Dreams, Sonic Adventure 2 HD Coming This October Two more of Sega’s classics will be arriving this fall for current-gen HD consoles.
Man Dies Playing Video Games For 7 Straight Hours Poor guy, it must have been a build up of all those other 48 hour gaming sessions finally catching up to him.
Gearbox Adding Female Marines To Aliens Colonial Marines Due To Gamer Petitions Gamers use their voice to fight for more equality in gaming.
Resident Evil 6 Copies Leaked, Rumored To Be On Torrent Sites Fans really stuck it to Capcom this time around. Ouch.
Mass Effect 3 Will Run At 720p On Wii U Somewhat sad news for gamers. The Wii U won’t kicking it into high-class HD gear when it comes to running Mass Effect 3. Well, there’s always mods for the PC version.
The War Z Can Have Up To Several Hundred Zombies On Screen This must be pretty exciting for people who want to re-invent moments from stuff like The Walking Dead or Land of the Dead, or Dead Island or any of those other dead games.
Valve Adds $100 Fee For Steam Greenlight; Thank You Valve No more trolls, no more spammers. Only high quality indie titles from now on.
TERA Server Mergers Incoming Cutting costs and expanding their streamlined approach to operations, En Masse is cutting down on the amount of servers they have open.
Ico, Shadow of the Colossus Playable On Vita Soon Two of the most revered games from Sony’s library will be making an appearance on the Vita, very soon.
Sims 3 Supernatural Review: Witches, Fairies, Werewolves and Magic CB’s Kelly West gives a breakdown of the latest expansion for The Sims 3, letting you know what works and what doesn’t.
Interstellar Marines Needs Your Help On Steam Greenlight Sign up with Steam, vote for your favorite game and help get these cool titles out and available for the general public.
Hawken Won’t Be Pay-To-Win, It Will be Pay-To-Be-Fabulous If you want your mech wearing the latest in stylish armored fashion and rocking the latest trends in mechanics apparel, then look no further than Adhesive Games’ Hawken.
Call of Duty Black Ops 2 System Requirements Announced, Windows XP Not Supported Good bye to the old, hello to the new.
EA Believes Next Gen Will Usher In Golden Age Of Gaming What do you think? Will next-gen finally break away from the tired trends of today’s gaming culture?
Capcom Prefers GFWL Over Steamworks Because It’s Cheaper So now you find out the truth of the matter…pubs don’t want to pay for quality.
Transformers Fall of Cybertron DLC Adds Dinobots To Multiplayer Additional dinobots join the cast of characters for the game in some intense multiplayer competitive action.
BioShock 4 Already Being Planned? BioShock Infinite still isn’t due out until next year yet we’re already being teased with BioShock 4? Impressive.
Minecraft Developer Teams Up With United Nations What for? You ask…well, click the link to find out.
The War Z Will Support Friends List, Clan Battles, Instanced Strongholds Build up forts with friends and fight off hundreds of zombie hordes.
Creative Assembly Says 70 Percent Of Games Aren’t Good Enough I’m not sure if he’s jaded or trolling, but he’s not digging a lot of the “Me-Too” clones.
EA To Add Online Functionality To All Their Single-Player Games Why all the craptacular business decisions? Well, let’s skip the bullcrap and just call it greed.
Geomerics Interview: Next-Gen Consoles, Battlefield 4 And Ray-Tracing A lot of talk about what’s to come, what’s popular and what’s working and what’s not get discussed with a group of designers who know a thing or two about high-end video game visuals.
Capcom Wants To Rush Out More Games Each Year With Even More DLC They like the quality of their games but they want to cut down the time of development. That’s not going to end well.
Orion Dino Beatdown Title Update Adds 300 Major Changes This makes the game far more playable, a lot more appealing and totes fun.
Ubisoft Ditches Always-On DRM, Claims Piracy Data Is Confidential Wondering where Ubisoft gets the 95% piracy data from? Well, they won’t say…so we won’t ever know.
CD Projekt RED Wants To Put Your Face In The Game Check out the new promo video and then register to get your face in one of their latest games.
Zelda Wii U Coming 2014? It’s a possibility. Just check out the info to decide if it looks legit.
Dishonored Documentary Part 1 Talks Inception Well Chris Nolan made the word popular with his blockbuster film, so why not use it in everything, right?
Valve Is A Perfect Place For Employment, EA, Activision, Ubisoft, Not So Much Employees speak out about which companies they like working for and which ones they don’t.
Video Games Are Cheapest On Monday, According To Research Best time to buy a game? On a Monday, so says the research analysts.
Tecmo Super Bowl 13 Released With Updated Rosters It’s not the official NFL game, but it’s good enough yeah?
Construct 2 Lets You Make HTML5 Games With Ease If you’re into game design then this little tool right here might be a great way to get into the industry.
Marvel Heroes, The Real Diablo 3, Accepting Closed Beta Sign-Ups First beta begins on October 1st. Don’t be late, sign up now.
BMW Unveils $300 PC Chassis, Looks Like It Comes From The Future …or maybe Star Wars.
Wikipad Gaming Tablet Coming October, Has Nvidia, Gaikai, PlayStation Mobile Support This is a brand new gaming pad that offers all new functionality for gaming on the go.
The Last Phoenix Lets You Experience Open World Flight It’s an adventure flying game where you control a fire-breathing phoenix, I kid you not.
PlanetSide 2 Alpha Squad Package Grants Beta Access, Reveals Possible Launch Date Oh boy, it looks like the launch for this literal massive multiplayer online FPS is drawing ever nearer.
You Can Permanently Lose Cash Shop Items In The War Z So be careful how you spend your real-life money on virtual items guys!
NPD Says Core Gaming Dropped By 5%, Mislabels Core Gamers It’s all right, we’re a-okay with it, not everyone is a core gamer *wink* *wink*
Epic Games Looking To Hire For Unreal Engine 4 Studio A change of scenery and the chance to work on next generation projects. What’s not to love about this news?
Forza Horizon Behind The Scenes Video Heads To Colorado The team at Turn 10 Studios gives gamers a detailed look at the development behind the game’s design.
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Preview Hands-on impressions from Tekken Tag Tournament 2 from last weekend’s PAX Prime.
First Borderlands 2 Review Says It’s Bigger, Ballsier So much good news in this for everyone who can’t wait for this game to launch.
Kojima Reveals Zone of the Enders HD Collection Box Art Check out the official box art for one of the most anticipated HD releases.
Over 500 PC Games Are 50% Off Or More Right Now On Amazon OMG! Don’t waste time reading this, click the link and start browsing. It’s like a pre-summer’s end sale! Jump on that mofo like a foot on a cockroach.
Before You Buy Resident Evil 6 Don’t Forget How Capcom Treats Employees This is important folks and may determine the outcome for a lot of people working at Capcom. Have a looksy and see if it changes your outlook on the company.
Doom 3 BFG Edition Impressions, Co-op Correction Unfortunately the game won’t be laced with the appropriate co-op as necessary. Find out what happened and which versions will be receiving co-op.