Some gamers feel that zombies, like Nazis before them, are quickly wearing out their welcome as the enemy of choice in the games industry. Undead Labs is looking to bring a breath of fresh (rotten?) air to our decomposing nemeses with their ambitious XBLA title, State of Decay. This open-world game looks to focus on [...]
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Marvel Heroes was a huge surprise for most of us here at the Weekly Blend. We’re huge comic book fans, but somehow this game flew under our radar up until we encountered at PAX Prime. It’s lead designer worked on Diablo 2 and that definitely shows through in the combat and loot aspects of the [...]
Despite the legendary status of it’s namesake, XCOM: Enemy Unknown has mostly flown under the radar since being announced back in early 2012. Part of that is likely due to the fact that an FPS called XCOM, which is based on the same original source material, is also currently in development and could be causing [...]
One of the big surprises at PAX this year was when we got our hands on Far Cry 3. Despite what we thought we knew, Far Cry is more ambitious and much bigger than we expected. Our hands on time and our interview with the game’s developer, Mark Thompson, had us putting Far Cry 3 [...]
PAX is host to a ton of panels throughout all 3 days and this year was no different. In fact, we missed a lot of panels we would have loved to attended because there is just so much to see. What’s great is many times after PAX we get to see that which we missed [...]
Matt Charles of Gearbox software gives us the rundown on all the new things to expect from Borderlands 2 including customization, end-game raids, and the free Mechromancer preorder DLC. We got to see a demo of the end-game raids while we were at PAX Prime and it sounds like a fun feature for them to [...]
Insomniac wasn’t showing any new games at PAX Prime 2012 this year but they were doing the panel circuit. Watch this footage from taken from their panel as they look into the history and future of the Ratchet & Clank series. They show off some new gameplay and concept art as well.
The Last of Us gameplay walkthrough absolutely blew us away at PAX Prime this year. We were finally able to see a bit more gameplay then was previously shown to the public and we also got to see the player take a different approach to a familiar section of the game. What we saw left [...]
The last day of PAX 2012! We got our hands on even more games. We talk about Aliens Colonial Marines, Fable Journey, ZombieU, Assassins Creed 3 Liberation, The Cave, and we wrap up our thoughts on PAX 2012.