Weekly Recap March 23rd: Battlefield 4, Dungeon Defenders 2, Aliens Colonial Marines Patched

EA ramps up the hype for Battlefield 4 ahead of the game’s official announcement. Dungeon Defenders 2 has been announced this week and the team takes a pretty big step away from the typical setup of the first game, focusing now on a free-to-play microtransaction […]
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EA ramps up the hype for Battlefield 4 ahead of the game’s official announcement. Dungeon Defenders 2 has been announced this week and the team takes a pretty big step away from the typical setup of the first game, focusing now on a free-to-play microtransaction atmosphere and Gearbox has finally patched Aliens: Colonial Marines. These stories and more in this March 23rd edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap here at Electronic Theatre.

Sunday

Brotherhood of Violence Brings Unique Fighting Game Concept To Windows 8 A game that has potential showcases potential but will it be good? Well, that’s the question.

Battlefield 4 Set In Shanghai? EA may have set a new direction for the Battlefield series.

SimCity Offline Mode Now Available To The General Public The game gets patched by the modding community to enable the ability to play offline.

Mortal Kombat Game of the Year Edition Listed For PC? Warner Bros might bring the game to PCs…could it be? It would be a huge shift for PC gamers.

EA Censors SimCity Support Number To Cutback on Refund Requests? Maybe, maybe not. Check it out and read it for yourself.

SimCity Offline Mode Easy To Achieve, Says Modder This goes nicely with the article above that says offline mode has been achieved.

Monday

League of Legends Adding Zac The Secret Weapon An interesting new character joins the LoL roster.

Tomb Raider Players Have Killed 5 Million Deer Oh boy, I hope PETA doesn’t get a hold of this news.

League of Legends has 5 Million Concurrent Players Believe it or not, that’s more than the average amount of users logged into Steam.

Project CARS Support 720p 30fps Wii U The Wii U isn’t as slouchy as some people have been claiming.

Cave Ready Exploration Through PlayStation Plus Double Fine’s co-op adventure title explores PlayStation Plus.

Moonlight Online Global Launch Gets Underway More free beta keys for the PvP vampire versus lycan versus hunter MMO.

Skyrim 1.9 Now On PC No more level caps. Enjoy your freedom!

Tuesday

Fez PC Release Date Set For May It only arrived very, very, very late.

Ken Levine Talks Bioshock Infinite in BAFTA Interview After being awarded for the popular shooter series, Levine gets to yabber on about how cool it was getting to work on the game.

Geomerics Unveils Tear For Next Generation Lighting Technology Now supporting Sony’s PlayStation 4.

SimCity Owners Can get Free Battlefield 3, SimCity 4 A complete list of the games that EA are supporting as a “I’m sorry” for the SimCity screw-up.

Wednesday

Star Trek Next Generation Table Enters Pinball Arcade Today Star Trek TNG has a specialized table now available on Pinball Arcade for fans of the series.

Aliens Colonial Marines PC Patch 3.5GB It’s here, the big patch to fix Aliens: Colonial Marines.

Tomb Raider Caves & Cliffs DLC Arrives For Xbox 360 More disc-locked content available for Tomb Raider.

Transistor Announced By Supergiant Games Creators Of Bastion After years of waiting the makers of the highly praised Bastion are back with a new game.

Saints Row 4 Collector’s Edition Won’t Include Purple Dildo Deep Silver rolls out the details on the pre-order details for Saints Row 4.

PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale Invaded By Isaac Clarke, Zeus Today Two big new characters finally join PSASBR. Even the acronym for this game is lengthy.

IDV Speedtree Middleware Now Available For PlayStation 4 making tree simulation easier than ever.

Logitech Announces New Keyboards, Mice, Headsets Set To Arrive In April A new line-up of gadgets are inbound from Logitech for PC.

Dungeon Defenders 2 Will Be Free-to-Play, Closed Beta Begins Trendy Entertainment is already hard at work on the sequel.

Deus Ex Human revolution Director’s Cut Announced for Wii U One of the greatest games ever made is coming to Nintendo’s console.

Thursday

Splinter Cell Blacklist Abandoned Mill Gameplay Demonstrates Three Playstyles Ubisoft wants to better burn in the fact that there are multiple ways to play Splinter Cell Blacklist with the latest promo trailer.

Civilization Developer Announces Haunted Hollow A new kind of game from the popular strategy developer.

Moonlight Online Global Has Officially Launched Grab some beta keys to help get you started in the game.

Nvidia Face Works Tech Demo Shows The Power of Titan Near photorealism achieved with Titan.

Luigi Mansion Dark of the Moon Kicks Off This Year Luigi will take over 2013 this year.

WeMade CEO Relaunching Lost Saga One of the coolest MMOs out there gets a relaunch.

Friday

Unity Engine PlayStation 4 Arriving Late 2013 Unity Technology will unveil the next gen version of the Unity Engine for the PS4 later this year.

Dungeons & Dragons Chronicles of Mystara Revealed By Capcom The classic arcade titles from Capcom are getting a redo for today’s generation of gaming.

Hobbit Armies of the Third Age Now Battling on Browser and Mobile The latest Lord of the Rings title is now available for casual gamers everywhere.

BioShock Infinite Review Says PC Version is the Best The first exclusive review is in from IGN and their verdict is that the PC version is best.

Oculus Rift Now Officially Supported By Unity Engine The Oculus Rift is now officially supported by the Unity Engine.

Magic 2014 Duels Planeswalkers Gets Tapped for Summer Release The next release for Magic has been set.

Telltale Walking Dead Game Confirmed For PS Vita TellTale is bringing their highly praised game to the PS Vita.

Saturday

DuckTales Remastered Announced For Consoles One of those old-school Disney titles is making a return for today’s generation.

Sniper Elite Nazi Zombies Interview with Rebellion Find out how this niche game brand got attached to the zombie craze.

Hearthstone Heroes Warcraft Will Be Free-To-Play A card battling game set in the Warcraft universe is on the way.

Final Fantasy X and X2 Getting HD Remaster Versions The Wii U, PS Vita and PS3 will be receiving this classic previous gen gem.

A Valley Without Wind 2 Co-op Review Co-Optimus reviews the cooperative indie title and you might be surprised at the final score.

That wraps up this edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap. You might want to check out the promo trailer for Diablo 3 on the PS3 below.

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