The after math of this week’s destructive cycle in gaming news has finally settled and the fallout has washed away. What did we end up with out of the decimation and destruction? Well, Unity and Nintendo have collaborated together like Sonny and Cher, making them an unbeatable team of joy and cheer. Oh yeah, and the Wii U will support shader 5.0 features, check that stuff out near the end of the week. Borderlands 2 launches and the reviews are in and it’s not looking too good. Also, the Resident Evil 6 demo has officially gone live, giving gamers a first-hand glimpse into Capcom’s latest action-horror installment. These stories and more in this September 22nd, 2012 edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap here at Electronic Theatre.
City of Heroes Community Contributes Money To Treat Paragon Studio Devs To Dinner Now this was a very, very nice gesture.
Analyst Predicts Wii U To Sell Only 10 Million Units In 14 Months Due To Clunky Form Oh, only 10 million? Well, the Wii had a lot of bad press going out of the gate, too, and it became the best selling console this generation.
Bayonetta 2 Wii U Exclusivity Spawns Hate-Filled Messages From Fans Because telling a developer “I’ll kill you” is the best way to get your point across.
MGR Revengeance Demo Removed From Zone of the Ends HD On Xbox 360 In Japan Despite the really long names for both games, the end result is that Xbox 360 gamers in Japan will NOT be able to Metal Gear Rising at all. Ever.
Project Eternity Hits Kickstarter Goal, Set For Release In 2014 Obsidian finally gets to prove that they aren’t restricted by the confines of evil publishers and goes straight to Kickstarter to prove their point.
Assassin’s Creed 3 Naval Battles Are A Big Deal Ubisoft didn’t just toss in the boat fights for the heck of it…these things were carefully crafted for the game.
Fist of the North Star 2 Wii U Screenshots Emerge Tecmo Koei confirms that the game will be arriving for Nintendo’s newest console in December.
Killer Instinct Trademark Renewed By Microsoft There’s a ton of potential here with this, assuming it’s not a Kinect disasterpiece.
Wii U Support For Two GamePads Starting Next Year No pricing details yet on how much the extra pad might cost Stateside, but it won’t be cheap.
Starhawk Multiplayer Edition Outed Check out the special edition of PS3′s planetary shooter.
Wipeout Studio Says We Are Alive This is great news. The latest Wipeout is still in production.
Angry Birds Sister Game Bad Piggies Is Less Terrible Than You Think Rovio wants to keep pushing new IP in hopes of hitting lightning again.
Dragon Age 3 Inquisition Announced BioWare’s third Dragon Age game is an official announcement.
Savage XR 1.0 Released, Features Massive RTS/FPS Battles This is the game that popularized the genre even though it wasn’t very popular.
Minecrafted Spotted In Borderlands 2 Don’t click the link if you don’t want the experience spoiled for you.
Borderlands 2 PC Menu Full of Glorious, Glorious Options It’s like Christmas.
Montague’s Mount Dark Psychological Thriller Joins Steam Greenlight A little bit of Myst meets Riven for one of the latest games t join the Greenlight.
Cliffy B Doesn’t Want Discs For Xbox 720, PS4 Why, Cliffy, whhhhhhhhy?!
FTL Faster Than Light Is A Kickstarter Success, Makes Steam’s Top 10 The game was funded by the community and managed to make the top 10 as a best selling game of the week.
Blackspace Kickstarter Takes Whole New Approach To Deep Space RTS It’s a good looking game with a brand new take on the concept of real-time strategy.
Castle Miner Z Sells One Million Copies On Xbox Live Who says you need a massive marketing budget to reap success in the world of gaming?
Torchlight And Five Other Games Headline Humble Indie Bundle The Humble Indie Bundle 6 has gone live featuring Torchlight.
Anodyne Brings Back 16-bit Legend of Zelda-Style Gameplay It’s a cool looking game with a neat concept and a throwback to old-school gaming.
Capcom Aims To Handle Resident Evil 6 On PC Right, Avoiding RE4 Disaster If you remember Resident Evil 4 on PC then you know that Capcom needs time to make sure that Resident Evil 6 arrives on PC in the right manner.
BioWare Co-Founders Leaving Company, Gaming Industry Oh boy, this is pretty big news. The guys who helped shape the company are giving up on the gaming industry for good. So sad.
Bethesda’s Pete Hines Tells Angry PS3 Gamers Main Is What Counts, Not DLC Oh of course, add-on content is just that, but people still don’t like to be egged around.
Resident Evil 6 Demo Now Available on Consoles Try your hand at RE6 before you play the game. The demo has received some poor feedback but the game is still said to be very fun.
Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition Delayed To November Better to be delayed in order to make it better. It sure beats a rushed port, right…right?!
Valve Slammed by Consumer Protection, Issued Cease and Desist For Anti-Consumerist EULA This is a very interesting situation for Valve. How will Gaben handle this? Who knows.
Wii U GPGPU Squashes Xbox 360, PS3; Capable of DirectX 11 Equivalent Graphics Now this is the sort of news Nintendo fanboys have been waiting for.
Midway Arcade Origins Offers 30 Game Collection This Holiday Season Warner Bros was nice enough to resurrect these old classics for today’s generation of gamers.
Wii U Supports Unity Engine And Unity Games Ports of current Unity games possible on Wii U? Yup. New ones, too.
Zone of the Enders HD Collection Out In Time For Halloween A new and official release date is set in place for Zone of the Enders HD Collection.
Publishers Tried Exploiting Obsidian’s Kickstarter To Keep IP Rights And Profits What a sad time we live in when it comes to gaming.
Bethesda Says Gamers Don’t Get Their Money’s Worth They’re Going To Bitch Well, duh. Am I right? How about an extra “duh” just to drive the point home.
God Eater 2 Starts Slaying Next Year On PSP, PS Vita Sony has a nice line-up of games to flesh out the PSV, proving that it’s not dying just yet.
SOE President Says Execs Who Don’t Play Games Shouldn’t Be In The Games Business Heck yeah, you tell e’m Smedley. That’s right.
Soul Sacrifice Offered Up Next Spring For PSV Even more gaming goodness for Sony’s PSV aimed for release next spring.
Dark Souls Artorias Abyss DLC Release Date Announced For PS3, Xbox 360 That new DLC you were promised is on its way. Grab some more details after the jump.
PlayStation Plus Enhances PS Vita In November Maybe Sony wasn’t lying about that cross-game chat after all?
Extra Slim PS3 Announced With Assassin’s Creed 3, Uncharted 3 Bundles Sony really wants to one-up MS and Nintendo this holiday season and they’re doing it with a brand new PS3 Slim edition.
Dishonored Final Developer Diary Discusses End Game What does Bethesda have in store for gamers with Dishonored? Check it out as the devs discuss end-game content in the latest developer diary.
PlayStation Mobile Brings PlayStation To Mobile Devices Beginning early October Sony will bring the goodness of all things Sony to iPhones, iPads and tablets.
Okami HD Beautifies PSN October 30th One of Capcom’s very best games from last gen will make its way to the PS3 in HD.
Lost Planet 3 More Suspense-Driven Than Lost Planet 2 If you liked the action of LP2 but the character driven story of LP1, then LP3 will cover all the bases for you.
League of Legends Honor System Rewards Nice Players Isn’t it a good thing to be rewarded for not trolling? Well, now you’ll be rewarded for not trolling.
Torchlight 2 Launches For PC After such a huge buildup and many months of promotion, one of the most anticipated games of the year launches.
Half-Life 3 Inspired By Skyrim? It’s possible based on a new report about the game.
Borderlands 2 Review: You Already Played This Game Yes, you have. Now unless you feel like playing it some more, it’s not really worth a day-one purchase.
Arcane Legends Brings Pets To Mobile In New MMO Well this is good news for those nurturing kind who want more interactivity out their pets in games.
Gas Guzzlers Combat Racing Joins Steam Greenlight The game needs a few hits but it’s definitely worthy of joining the premier club of Steam games.
Kickstarter Says They’re Not A Store, Sets New Rules And Regulations None of that industry abusing stuff.
Dark Souls 60fps Unlocker Released, Works With GFWL, Durante Resolution Fix Now this is great news for all those high-end PC enthusiasts who wanted to get the most out of the game.
Persona 4 Gets Summoned For PS Vitas November 20th An official release date for Atlus’ latest title.
Project Eternity Running On Unity; Wii U Port Possible? There’s a lot to consider when porting and the Wii U could be on the table.
Borderlands 2 DLC Might Include Several Playable Characters Now this is very, very interesting. I’ll so keep an eye on this.
Sleeping Dogs DLC Includes Street Racing, SWAT Teams A ramp up in difficulty and street racing? Well, count me in.
Turn 10 Says Forza Horizon Is Epic In Every Respect Not that I doubt their abilities as developers, but isn’t this what every dev says about their game?
How Will Valve Respond To The Desist Declaration Regarding Steam’s EULA? This is big news yeah and it’s in everyone’s best interest to keep abreast on how it all plays out.
Anna Releases For PC and Mac A new adventure, first-person horror title releases for PC and Mac called Anna. Learn more after the jump.
Why the Unity Engine Is A Good Fit For Wii U We talk with David Helgason of Unity about the benefits, pros and goodies regarding Unity running on the Wii U.
Fez Lost Features Revealed Find out what was left on the cutting room floor of the game and what wasn’t.
That wraps up this edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap here at Electronic Theatre. You can check out a new trailer of Farming Simulator which is about as snazzy-as-a-platinum-wallflower on crack. I kid you not. Enjoy.