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september #1
09/05/10 at 11:05 AM by lemontie
General News

Here is your Tron: Evolution collector’s edition.

Borderlands will have a Game of the Year edition coming out this October with all four DLC and an extra map.

If Space Invaders is your thing, you’ll be glad to know Space Invaders: Infinity Gene will be out this month.

Get excited for Batman: Arkham City thanks to some new screens.

If you missed out by not preordering it, the Kane and Lynch 2: Dog Days DLC is available now.

Sonic Adventure will launch on the XBLA on the 15th with the PSN version to follow later.

The first multiplayer details for Call of Duty: Black Ops can be read about here.

Fallout: New Vegas achievements have been released.

LA Noire should be out early 2011.

The first gameplay of MegaMan Universe is here.

How soon will Resident Evil 6 be released?

It’s real everyone; Duke Nukem Forever will be out in 2011. Check out the revival story.

Some first videos of Portal 2’s co-op have been shown at PAX.

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PS3/PSP News

The God of War: Ghost of Sparta PSP bundle is packing a punch.

Remember the guy who sued Sony for not being able to have Linux on his PS3? He lost in court.

For those of you with Playstation Plus, look for the God of War: Ghost of Sparta demo next week.

If you’ve been anxiously waiting, PS3 Blu-Ray 3D will get supported this October.

Hideo Kojima wasn’t happy about the incomplete Metal Gear Solid 4.

Killzone 3 will be released February 22nd.

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Xbox 360 News

Stock up on the prepaid cards: Xbox Live will cost you $60USD November 1st. You may choose to get the Family Plan, since that will still run $100USD.

Here’s what the newer 360 controller will look like when it launches in the fall.

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Wii/DS News

If you’ve been in need of a DSi or DSi XL,both will get a price drop.

Golden Sun: Dark Dawn will be out November 29th .

If you’re interested in Epic Mickey, this collector’s edition may interest you.

The Conduit 2 has been pushed back to 2011.

The Epic Mickey opening cinematic can be seen here.

Sonic Colors officially has co-op.

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PC News

Starcraft 2 sold 3 million in the first month.

If you missed the tease earlier this week, Poker Night at the Inventory has a cast of…interesting characters.

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iPhone/iPad News

You can never have too many pinball accessories for your iPhone.

In case you’ve ever truly wanted to control Starcraft with your iPad…you’re in luck.

The Unreal Engine is now on the iPhone

Apple’s Game Center will launch next week with iOS 4.1.

GTA: Chinatown Wars HD will come out on the 9th.


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Developer/Publisher News

Atlus will be merging with its parent company, though the name will still exist as a brand.

LucasArts has had to lay off some people.

Valve has some surprises in store for us.

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Misc. News

Learn to fix your own game consoles.

Medal of Honor will not be sold on military bases.

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Previews

Super Scribblenauts
Call of Duty: Black Ops

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Impressions

Shogun 2: Total War


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Hands-on

Call of Duty: Black Ops

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Reviews

The Incident
Guilty Party - Destructoid, IGN
Start the Party - Kotaku, Joystiq, 1up, IGN
Move Sports Champion - Kotaku, Joystiq, IGN, 1up
Kung Fu Rider- Kotaku, Joystiq, IGN, 1up
Playstation Move - Kotaku, Joystiq
Dead Rising 2: Case 0 - Kotaku, IGN
Racquet Sports - Joystiq, IGN
Tumble - Joystiq, 1up, IGN
Amnesia: The Dark Descent
NHL 11
Tales of Elastic Boy: Mission 1
Castle Crashers (PSN)
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep
myNotebook: Pearl
Music On: Learning Piano
Cosmos X2
Spider-Man: Total Mayhem iPhone
Coconut Dodge
Drawn: Dark Flight
Ivy the Kiwi?
EyePet
Disciples III: Renaissance
Petz Dogz Family
Match Up!
BioShock 2: Minerva’s Den
Dodonpachi Resurrection
Valkyria Chronicles II
NHL Slapshot

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Out next week:

UNITED STATES

DS: Photo World DSi, 101-in-1 Sports Megamix, Batman: The Brave and the Bold the Video Game, Dawn of Heroes, Midnight Mysteries: The Edgar Allen Poe Conspiracy, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

PC: Aion: Assault on Balaurea, Dragon Age: Origins - Witch Hunt, Mass Effect 2: Lair of the Shadow Broker, R.U.S.E., The Sims 3: Fast Lane Stuff, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, King's Bounty: Armored Princess

PS3: EyePet, Dragon Age: Origins - Witch Hunt, Kung Fu Rider, NHL 11, R.U.S.E., Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, Sports Champions, Start the Party, Tom Clancy's HAWX 2

PSP: Ace Combat: Joint Assault, Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep, UFC Undisputed 2010

Wii: Batman: The Brave and the Bold the Videogame, Brunswick Cosmic Bowling, NHL Slapshot, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, Racers' Islands: Crazy Racers

Xbox 360: Dragon Age: Origins - Witch Hunt, Mass Effect 2: Lair of the Shadow Broker, NHL 11, Otomedius Excellent, R.U.S.E., Saints Row Diamond 2-Pack, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, Tom Clancy's HAWX 2, Plants vs. Zombies

EUROPE

DS: B-Units: Build it!, Disney Fairies: Tinker Bell and The Great Fairy Rescue, Jewel Match, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

PC: Aion: Assault on Balaurea, Experience 112, Global Agenda, R.U.S.E., The Sims 3: Fast Lane Stuff

PS3: R.U.S.E., Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition (Move Edition), Spiderman: Shattered Dimensions, Tom Clancy's HAWX 2

PSP: The Flying Hamster, Blazblue Calamity Trigger Portable, Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep

Wii: A Shadow's Tale, B-Units: Build it!, Marines Modern Urban Combat, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

Xbox 360: Ninety-Nine Nights II, R.U.S.E., Spiderman: Shattered Dimensions

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All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq, 1UP, and Destructoid. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs.
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game round-up
07/25/10 at 01:34 PM by lemontie
General News

Six new fighters are now on the roster of Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

Rush's 2112 will end the game for Guitar Hero 6.

Move over Wii Fit; NFL Training Camp is the next step up.

This is what you'll get for pre-ordering Rock Band 3.

Thor will be getting his own game.

DJ Qbert joins the lineup in DJ Hero 2.

Spider-Man Shattered Dimensions has quite the nice voice acting lineup.

Boba Fett will be in Force Unleashed 2.

Depending on where you pre-order, you'll get more Spider-Men in Spider-Man Shattered Dimensions.

Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edition is official.

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Xbox 360 News

Surprise, surprise! Kinect will cost 150USD, with the new Xbox 360 Arcade 4GB bundle to cost 300USD.

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World will be coming onto XBLA soon.

Your Halo Reach 360 bundle will look as follows.

Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will be out the very last day of August AND will be only 5USD.

Halo Reach has one hell of a new Forge mode.

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PS3/PSP News

3D PS3 games might have the function to turn off the 3D.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Predator is coming.

Check out this new assault rifle controller.

LittleBigPlanet 2 has a pretty cool collectors edition.

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Wii/DS News

The Professor Layton movie will be storming the UK on Blu-Ray/DVD...if only we had it here in the States.

Goldeneye will also make its way to the DS.

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PC News

Dungeons and Dragons Online will be free in Europe.

The Sims 3: Late Night is the newest expansion.

The World of Warcraft movie is still happening.

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Developer/Publisher News

Call of Duty is this generation's...Star Wars?

EA LA is now Danger Close.

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Misc. News

Gamer makeup; just what every gamer needs.

Don't worry; more Street Fighter movies are on the way.

What could the new Mega Man be?

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Previews

Darkspore - Kotaku, Joystiq
Time Crisis Razing Storm
Mafia 2
Spider Man: Shattered Dimentions
James Bond: Blood Stone
Medal of Honor
Spare Parts
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Madden NFL 11
NBA Jam

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Reviews

Dragon Quest IX
Osmos HD
Limbo
Young Thor
Darkstar One
Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night
Alan Wake DLC - The Signal

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All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq, 1UP, and Destructoid.
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game round-up
07/25/10 at 01:33 PM by lemontie
General News

Six new fighters are now on the roster of Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

Rush's 2112 will end the game for Guitar Hero 6.

Move over Wii Fit; NFL Training Camp is the next step up.

This is what you'll get for pre-ordering Rock Band 3.

Thor will be getting his own game.

DJ Qbert joins the lineup in DJ Hero 2.

Spider-Man Shattered Dimensions has quite the nice voice acting lineup.

Boba Fett will be in Force Unleashed 2.

Depending on where you pre-order, you'll get more Spider-Men in Spider-Man Shattered Dimensions.

Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edition is official.

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Xbox 360 News

Surprise, surprise! Kinect will cost 150USD, with the new Xbox 360 Arcade 4GB bundle to cost 300USD.

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World will be coming onto XBLA soon.

Your Halo Reach 360 bundle will look as follows.

Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will be out the very last day of August AND will be only 5USD.

Halo Reach has one hell of a new Forge mode.

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PS3/PSP News

3D PS3 games might have the function to turn off the 3D.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Predator is coming.

Check out this new assault rifle controller.

LittleBigPlanet 2 has a pretty cool collectors edition.

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Wii/DS News

The Professor Layton movie will be storming the UK on Blu-Ray/DVD...if only we had it here in the States.

Goldeneye will also make its way to the DS.

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PC News

Dungeons and Dragons Online will be free in Europe.

The Sims 3: Late Night is the newest expansion.

The World of Warcraft movie is still happening.

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Developer/Publisher News

Call of Duty is this generation's...Star Wars?

EA LA is now Danger Close.

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Misc. News

Gamer makeup; just what every gamer needs.

Don't worry; more Street Fighter movies are on the way.

What could the new Mega Man be?

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Previews

Darkspore - Kotaku, Joystiq
Time Crisis Razing Storm
Mafia 2
Spider Man: Shattered Dimentions
James Bond: Blood Stone
Medal of Honor
Spare Parts
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Madden NFL 11
NBA Jam

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Reviews

Dragon Quest IX
Osmos HD
Limbo
Young Thor
Darkstar One
Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night
Alan Wake DLC - The Signal

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All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq, 1UP, and Destructoid.
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game-round up
07/18/10 at 12:32 PM by lemontie
This week's round-up is a bit lackluster after a few weeks without one AND with lack of time...

General News

The 108 different artists that will be in [b]DJ Hero 2[b] can be viewed here.

The MadCatz Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories can be seen here.

The Medal of Honor special edition won't cost you more money.

Blacklight: Tango Down 2 is in development.

Mega Man Universe is official.... with a very strange trailer to boot.

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PS3/PSP News

If you've already hopped on the Playstation Plus deal, you could also get a first hand look at Hulu Plus.

ModNation Racers is getting a casual difficulty.

Mafia 2 will have some free PS3 content right off the bat.

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Xbox 360 News

1 vs. 100 is no more.

The 360 Dashboard could see a redesign this fall.

In case you aren't willing to shell out a ton of money for the Legendary Edition, perhaps this Limited Collectors Edition will pique your Halo: Reach interest.

Could this be the redesigned Xbox 360 Arcade?

Milo and Kate has gotten much more advancedthan last E3.

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Wii/DS News

No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle will finally be released in Japan...with a pretty cool collectors edition.

Okamiden will be getting a collectors edition.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will be out early 2011 (though most of you already knew that).

Here is your wonderful Sonic Colors preorder.

The 3DS won't be changing its looks.

The Kid Icarus reboot may be seeing some multiplayer.

The 3DS is looking to end piracy

The next Professor Layton will be out a week earlier on September 12th.

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PC News

Starcraft II cost...a lot of money to make.

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iPhone/iPad News

Play an SNES on your iPad!

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Developer/Publisher News

The studio behind Psychonauts is working on four games.

Look forward to a SEGA title for Kinect in the future.

The Red Dead Redemption studio has lost 40 guys.

NIS has decided to push game releases back to have more quality games.

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Misc. News

Tim Schafer "accidently" called the Activision CEO a prick.

Gamestop doesn't like used games.

Who else likes zombie jerky?

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Previews

Atelier Rorona

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Reviews

light trax
Joe Danger
Death Spank - Kotaku, IGN
LEGO Harry Potter Years 1-4
NCAA Football 11
Dragon Quest IX
Archetype
Arcade Sports
Hellsing's Fire
Jim and Frank Mysteries: The Blood River File
Wild Guns
Banzai Rabbit
Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor
Tetris Party Deluxe
Deadliest Warrior: The Game
Star Wars: The Battle for Hoth
Robin Hood: The Return of Richard
Splinter Cell: Conviction

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All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq, N4G, 1UP, and Destructoid. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs.
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Game Round Up E3 edition
06/19/10 at 05:08 PM by lemontie
Just as a heads up, seeing as E3 happened to be during finals/summer's start for me, I've been very very busy. If there was ANY news I may have missed, I apologize.


E3 Trailers/Gameplay

Call of Duty: Black Ops
Halo Reach
Metal Gear Solid: Rising
Kinect Sports
Fallout New Vegas
Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Metroid: Other M
Medal of Honor (singleplayer)
Warhammer 40k
Kid Icarus: Uprising
Devil's Third

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General News

For the next two years, any Call of Duty DLC will be a timed 360 exclusive.

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood will drop on November 16th and there WILL be cannons.

Crysis 2 will be 3D on all three platforms it is on.

Hurry to preorder Medal of Honor 2010, since the beta is already going on for VIP members!

Call of Duty isn’t the only one going to Vietnam…expect to see Battlefield: Bad Company 2there as well.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit will be out November 16th.

Bulletstorm is out next February.

Dead Space 2 should drop next January.

Expect your Michael Jackson game wishes to come true.

Driver: San Francisco will make its way to all major consoles.

Rayman Origins goes back…to well, the origins.

What is Project Dust?

The next Silent Hill should be around in 2011.

Saw 2: Flesh and Blood will be out on Halloween.

Darksiders 2 is official.

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is quite...strange.

Brink has been delayed till 2011.

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PS3/PSP News

Move will cost you 49.99USD for the controller alone, 99.99USD with the camera and will be out in September.

Sly Cooper CollectionHD AND 3D? Possibly Move enabled too?

Your Playstation Move won’t be without peripherals. It’ll help with Time Crisis, right?

Twisted Metal is coming.

Gran Turismo 5 finally has a release date.

In huge news…Portal 2 will be making its way to the PS3.

PlayStation Plus .

Killzone 3 will be out this February and will be compatible with Move.

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood will get some PS3 exclusive content, notably a beta.

Expect to see Valkyria Chronicles 2 out this August.

Release days for all PlayStation Move compatible titles can be viewed here.

Any upcoming Heavy Rain DLC has been put on hold...indefinitely.

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Xbox 360 News

Previously Natal, this is what Microsoft Kinect will look like. November 4th is its release date. Star Wars will eventually see a Kinect release, but for now there will be fifteen titles on November 4th. Added onto these will be voice/motion control, compatible with the new ESPN programming AND new “hub” instead of dashboard. Gamestop prices it at 150USD. You won’t get to sit around while playing it either.

Expect to see some Deca Sports with Kinect.

EA Sports Active 2 as well.

Crytek is bringing an exclusive game codenamed Kingdoms.

Fable III will be out October 26th.

A new, slimmer, quieter 360 with a Wi-fi adaptor built in? It’s out now. The old, fatter model '. If you want to know how its power consumption compares to older ones, look here.

A new [b]Castlevania[b] game will be on XBLA this summer.

You’ll soon be able to search through Netflix.

Ice-T is OFFICALLY in Gears of War 3.

360 players will have a delay for their Medal of Honor beta, but it will be extended.

Halo Reach will have a Firefight mode.

Alan Wake DLC will only be $7 and will last 90 minutes.

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Wii/DS News

Raving Rabbids: Travel in Time will come around this November.

Pikmin 3 is still around.

Check out the 3DS. Each game in development for it at the moment can be seen here. Most notable? Kid Icarus Uprising. Your 3DS game cartridges will look something like this.

The Goldeneye remake isn’t what you grew up with .

Kirby’s Epic Yarn is his debut on the Wii.

In case you had doubts, Wii Party will come to North America.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is the next installment of the series. Screens can be seen here. Some key details on that, AND the 3D remake of Ocarina of Time can be seen here.

Golden Sun: Dark Dawn makes its way to the DS this holiday season.

Donkey Kong Country Returns will also be around this holiday season.

Mario Sports Mixyou can guess what it’s about.

The next Nintendo console may be 3D.

Everything new in Pokemon Black/White can be read here.

Sonic Colors is going to space.

Slightly different take, but Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar will have you selling your wares.

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PC News

There are hints for a Fallout Online game.

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iPhone/iPad News

Secret of Mana will make its way to the iPhone.

bit.Trip Beat is coming to the iPhone/Pad.

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Developer/Publisher News

EA has announced Gun Club, a rewards system for playing their FPS games.

Ubisoft thinks this is…a video game?

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Misc. News


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Previews

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood - Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Driver 5
Medal of Honor Multiplayer
Fallout New Vegas
Vanquish
Marvel vs. Capcom 3
Dead Rising 2 singleplayer
Sonic Colors - Joystiq, , DS
Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword - Kotaku, Joystiq
LittleBigPlanet 2
Kirby’s Epic Yarn
Twisted Metal
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Portal 2
Spec Ops: The Line
Star Fox 64 3D
Def Jam Rapstar - Joystiq, IGN
Lego Star Wars 3
All Points Bulletin
Epic Mickey
Rock of the Dead
Madden NFL 11
XCOM
3DS lineup
Final Fantasy XIV
Bulletstorm
Sonic Free Riders
Fable III
Vanquish
Mindjack
NBA 2K11
EA Sports Active 2
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
Child of Eden - IGN, Joystiq
Red Faction Armageddon
Mortal Kombat
The Agency PvP
Space Invaders Infinity Gene
Dungeon Siege III
NHL Slapshot
New Carnival Games
Mario Sports Mix
The Witcher 2
God of War: Ghost of Sparta
Patapon 3
Gravity Crash Portable
Valkyria Chronicles 2
Conduit 2
Yakuza 4
Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep
DeathSpank
Deca Sports Freedom
Test Drive Unlimited 2
Castlevania: Lords of Shadows
FIA World Rally Championship
Yoostar 2 Kinect
Infamous 2 - IGN, Joystiq
Journey
Quantum Theory
NHL 2K11
Ridge Racer 3DS
Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals
Ys Seven http://psp.ign.com/articles/110/1100169p1.html
Gravity Crash Portable
Slam Bolt Scrappers
Sonic the Hedgehog 4 - Episode One
Star Wars The Force Unleashed 2
Donkey Kong Country Returns
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Lego Universe
Super Meat Boy
Echochrome 2
Lost in Shadow

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Impressions

Spec Ops: The Line
Silent Hill 8
Ghost Recon Future Soldier
True Crime
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1
Tron Evolution
Rage
First of the Northstar: Ken's Rage
Final Fantasy XIV
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
Killzone 3
Splatterhouse

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Hands-on

Nintendo 3DS - Kotaku, Joystiq, IGN
Rock Band 3’s Pro Instruments
Trinity: Souls of Zill O’ll
EA Sports MMA
Quantum Theory
Warriors: Legends of Troy
Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage
Tron Evolution
Super Scribblenauts
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn
Test Drive Unlimited 2
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood – Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Madden NFL 11
Halo: Reach
Castlevania: Harmony of Despair
Sniper: Ghost Warrior
Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes

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Reviews

Call of Duty: World at War: Zombies II
A Topsy Turvy Life: The Turvys Strike Back
Telegraph Sudoku and Kakuro

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Out next week:

UNITED STATES

DS: Legendary Wars: T-Rex Rumble (DSiWare), Art of Murder: FBI Top Secret, Dragon Ball: Origins 2, Just Sing! (w/Microphone), thinkSMART, Transformers: War for Cybertron Autobots/Decepticons, Wipeout: The Game, Discovery Kids: Snake Safari, Farmtopia, Mean Girls, My First Dollhouse

PC: Need for Speed World, Puzzle Dimension, Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse Episode 3: They Stole Max's Brain!, Transformers: War for Cybertron, Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans, 15 Days, , Battle of Britain 70th Anniversary, Alcatraz

PS3: MAG Interdiction (PSN), Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse Episode 3: They Stole Max's Brain! (PSN), Transformers: War for Cybertron, Naughty Bear

PSP: TNA Impact: Cross the Line

Wii: The Tales of Bearsworth Manor: Chaotic Conflicts, The Tales of Bearsworth Manor: Puzzling Pages, Calvin Tucker's Redneck Racing,
Transformers: Cybertron Adventures, Wipeout: The Game, Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans, Sin and Punishment: Star Successor

Xbox 360: Field & Stream: Total Outdoorsman Challenge, Transformers: War for Cybertron, Duke Nukem Manhattan Project (XBLA), Puzzle Quest 2, RISK: Factions (XBLA), Naughty Bear

EUROPE

DS: Art of Murder: FBI Top Secret, Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force: Herbert's Revenge, Cruise Ship Tycoon, Digitars Fiesta, Emergency,
Freddie Flintoff's Power Play Cricket, Galaxy Racers, Jewel Match, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4, Mahjong Mysteries: Ancient Egypt, Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House, Sonny With a Chance, Transformers: War for Cybertron Autobots/Decpticons, Sea Park Tycoon

PC: Dofus-Arena, Alabama Smith in the Quest of Fate, Alex Gordon, Amelie's Cafe, Armada 2526, Battle of Britain 70th Anniversary, Bus Simulator 2, Death to Spies Gold Edition, Disciples III: Renaissance, Farm Frenzy: Pizza Party, Gourmania, Hidden Mysteries: Titanic, Jewel Match, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4, Magic Ball 4, Magic Encyclopedia, Nancy Drew: The White Wolf of Icicle Creek, Painkiller: Pandemonium, Pet Show Craze, Reincarnations: Awakening, Rig'n'Roll, Transformers: War for Cybertron, Treasure Masters

PS3: Landit Bandit, GamesAid: Triple Pack, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4, Naughty Bear, Transformers: War for Cybertron, Trinity Universe

PSP: LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4, Metal Slug XX

Wii: Combat Wings: The Greatest Battles of WWII, Crazy Machines, Daisy Fuentes Pilates, Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4, NatGeo Quiz! Wild Life, Transformers: Cybertron Adventures

Xbox 360: LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4, Naughty Bear, Singularity, Transformers: War for Cybertron
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All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq, 1UP, and Destructoid. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs.
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game round up, june 12th
06/13/10 at 01:10 AM by lemontie
General News

A new Kingdom Hearts is going to be seen at E3.

If you’re still buying, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock’s instruments can be customized.

Red Faction: Armageddon is official; it’ll have co-op too. It won’t be out till next March, however.

If you liked Dragon Age: Origins a lot, look forward to the anime.

Square Enix and Obsidian are working together to make Dungeon Siege 3.

Two turntables and a mic? Expect it in DJ Hero 2. Some videos and screens? Here.

Tomonobu Itagaki, the man behind Dead or Alive, will be behind the game Devil’s Third.

The Star Wars: Force Unleashed 2’s collectors edition is an twenty extra dollars for quite a bit.

Read Dead Redemption has sold over five million copies.

Max Payne 3 has been delayed till after Halloween.

A Mafia 2 demo will be released in August.

When the next Resident Evil movie comes out, some new details about the next in the series could be dropped.

Will Tony Hawk: Shred incorporate snowboarding?

Dead Space 2 will have online multiplayer.

World cup fever aside, FIFA Soccer 11 is official.

In case you needed more reason to buy it, Kane and Lynch 2 has some preorder bonuses.

Mortal Kombatwill be epic.

Bad Company 2’s Onslaught DLC will be out the 22nd.

Depending on where you preorder, you get some different Fallout: New Vegas bonuses.

You might know already, but, Rock Band 3 will have keyboard support. The costs for the new controllers are here.

Medal of Honor 2010 beta? Sign me up!

If you’re waiting for the Modern Warfare 2 Resurgence Map pack, it’ll be out July 6th for the PS3/PC owners.

Dante from Devil May Cry and Deadpool will be in Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

Civilization V will be out this September .

Not a lot of people seem to be interested in Move and Natal.

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PS3/PSP News

Sonic Adventure WILL come to PSN.

MotorStorm 3 shots have been leaked. The details? Right here.

Yakuza 4 IS coming to the US.

A new MAG gametype and some DLC should be coming out the 22nd

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Xbox 360 News

The 360 box art…will be changing.

Ice-T in your Gears of War 3.

Halo 3 has…sold…a LOT.

If you wanted to know, the Metal Gear Solid Rising box art looks like this.

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Wii/DS News

Surfing werewolf and balloonist zombie? Expect them in Super Scribblenauts.

The 3DS will be more powerful than the Wii. Almost as good as the 360 or PS3? And could it include an analog stick/3D cameras?!

The DSi will now come in Midnight Blue in the US.

Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon is coming.

Kingdom Hearts Re:Coded will be seen at E3.

A plethora of Wii Party games descriptions can be seen here.

Who else wants a Animal Crossing for the 3DS?

Club Penguin on the Wii…yeah.

The NBA Jam reboot should drop in October.

Conduit 2 will work with Wii MotionPlus.

More, more, more! Pokemon Black/White scans!

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PC News

Elemental: War of Magic should make its way onto your PC in August.

Half-Life 2: Episode 3 won’t be at E3.

Team Fortress 2 has been released for the Mac.

Portal 2? Delayed.

FrontierVille is the next Facebook game that will waste your life.

Or, rather, does a SpongeBob Squarepants MMO fit your taste better than a –ville game?

There may not be hope if you want Red Dead Redemption for your PC.

Crysis 2 beta signups are out now.

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iPhone/iPad News

How well will the iPhone 4 work as a 3D motion gaming handheld?

Nowhere is safe; Farmville is coming to the iPhone.

GTA Chinatown Wars is dropping this month for the iPad.

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Developer/Publisher News

Telltale Games has some episodic Jurassic Park games coming up. The same goes for their Back To The Future games.

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Misc. News

Those Korean Starcraft match fixers? Banned.

Pro gamers have some sharp eyes but have horrible lung function.

Russia has considered to fund games that “glorify the motherland."

This is one epic family.

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Previews

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
Persona 3 Portable
Power Gig
MAG Interdiction DLC - IGN, Destructoid
Super Scribblenauts
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
XCOM
Bodycount
Scott Pilgrim vs The World
Homefront
Rock Band 3
Dragon Quest IX

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Impressions

The Sims 3 - Console, DS
DJ Hero 2
MotorStorm: Apocalypse

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Hands-on

Power Gig’s Airstrike Drums

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Reviews

Skate It
Ben 10 Alien Force: The Rise of Hex
FixPix
Snoopy Flying Ace
Green Day: Rock Band - Joystiq, IGN, Destructoid
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker - IGN, Joystiq
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 - Wii, 360/PS3
Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love
Super Stacker
Guitar Hero iPhone
Joe Danger
Pure Futbol
Carcassonne
Backbreaker
Earthworm Jim HD
Hector: Badge of Carnage Part 1
Pix’n Love Rush
Twin Blades HD
Banzai Rabbit
NeoGeo Battle Coliseum

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Out next week:

UNITED STATES

DS: 100 Classic Books, A Kappa's Trail (DSiWare), Legend of Kay, Let's Play Ballerina, Let's Play Garden, Telegraph Crosswords (DSiWare), Dance on Broadway, I Spy Universe, thinkSMART, Toy Story 3, Western Riding Academy, Yard Sale Hidden Treasures: Sunnyville

PC: Making History II: The War of the World, The Book of Unwritten Tales, Toy Story 3, Need for Speed World

PS3: GundeadliGne (PSN), Gundemonium Recollection (PSN), Hitogata Happa (PSN), Mahjongg Artifacts (PSN), Super Bike World Championships SBK, Toy Story 3

PSP: Mahjongg Artifacts (PSN), Toy Story 3

Wii: Bejeweled 2 (WiiWare), Dance on Broadway, Kid Adventures: Sky Captain, Toy Story 3

Xbox 360: Naval Assault: The Killing Tide, Toy Story 3


EUROPE

DS: Jewel Master: Cradle of Egypt, Shrek Forever After

PC: A Vampire's Romance, I'm not Alone, Making History II: The War of the World, Rig'n'Roll, Sword of the Stars: Complete Collection, Treasure Seekers 3

PS3: Smash Cars: Virus Run, International Cricket 2010, Shrek Forever After

PSP: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, TNA Impact: Cross the Line

Wii: Big Beach Sports 2, Project Runway, Shrek Forever After, U-Sing Girls Night, Vacation Isle: Beach Party

Xbox 360: DarkStar One: Broken Alliance, International Cricket 2010, Shrek Forever After

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All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq, N4G, 1UP, and Destructoid. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs.
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june 5th round up
06/05/10 at 01:50 AM by lemontie
General News

Though I expect many to know, E3 is coming up very soon, so things will start to pick up quite a lot!

If you like Red Dead Redemption be sure to pick up the official merch.

Test Drive Unlimited 2 has a beta coming soon, read here for details.

Little League World Series will be making its way from the Wii to the 360 and PS3.

No surprise, but Call of Duty: Black Ops is looking at some big sales numbers.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One could end up being a…third person shooter?

Scratch that, guys. Beyond Good & Evil 2 is still in the works.

Michael Jordan will grace the cover of NBA 2K11.

Previously a PSN exclusive, Blade Kitten will be released on XBLA and PC.

Shogun 2 is the next in the Total War series.

Is Dead Space Extraction coming to the PS3 and 360?

Red Dead Redemption’s free DLC for co-op will be out on the 22nd.

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 will have its demo out June 7th.

Def Jam Rapstar will be out October 5th. Seven new tracks can be found here.

Call of Duty: Black Ops will not have co-op campaign.

A first look at Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock can be found here.

Dead Space 2 cover art? You betcha!

The Maloof Money Cup DLC for Skate 3 drops June 8th.


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PS3/PSP News

Final Fantasy VII remake? If it happened, it would take a LONG time .

Mark your calendars, PS3 games will be 3D starting June 10th. It is, however, Japan only for now. Not only that, but not EVERY game will be 3D.

Infamous 2 details will be in the next Game Informer.

Joe Danger is coming to PSN on the 8th.

If you liked the HD God of War collection, you may get some other, similar collections like that.

If you really want one, a new PSP Go bundle is out soon. Along with that, $10 PSP Favorites are also out. You can see a full list and bundle details here.

Eufloria will be out on PSN in 2011, but you can find a PC demo if you care to do so.

John Daly’s ProStroke Golf will be Move compatible.

The first Killzone 3 trailer can be found here.

Sorry guys, porn won’t be coming to PSN.

More lawsuits? This time against Final Fantasy XIII.


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Xbox 360 News

Mass Effect 3 should be both dark and humorous.

Take a look at the close-to-final Natal.

Plants vs. Zombies on XBLA is likely to be revealed soon enough, due to being rated in Germany.

Will more Dreamcast games come to the XBLA soon?

Ninety-Nine Nights 2 will be out on the 29th.

Joy Ride wasn’t canceled, but instead, is now a Natal game


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Wii/DS News

The Nintendo Era is soon to end – so says Final Fantasy VII’s writer.

Take your hockey to a whole new level with NHL Slapshot!

Not a waste of money, you NEED this to enhance your Mario Kart Wii experience.

There will be a new game, Dance on Broadway, that deals with…well, just that.

Wii Party will be out in Japan this July; expect some news at E3 for the stateside release. Details about the 80+ games can be seen here.

UK readers will get a DSi price drop soon. Japan will also get some new colors as well.

You’ll be glad to know the characters from The Last Story have names. You can check out some scans here.

Earth Seeker will be a post-apocalyptic game coming from two Capcom leads.

Don’t worry, EA Sports Active is actual exercise .

E3 is right around the corner. If you’re lucky enough, Nintendo’s presentation will have a live stream.

This Wii controller looks like an SMG.

Lots of dancing coming to the Wii; next up is Gold’s Gym Dance Workout .

Square Enix’s Kumanage is strangely cute and seems pretty cool.

Should we expect a Goldeneye 007 Wiimake?

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PC News

Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures is the next, free MMO, based off of the Cartoon Network show.

Your next Sims 3 expansion could take you back to darker times.

If you’re still waiting, DC Universe Online will be out this November.

Is YOUR PC an average gaming rig?

Anyone in the UK can pick up the first Doctor Who: The Adventure Games episode for free.

Expect to play Company of Heroes Online this fall.

Lord of the Rings Online will soon be free to play.

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iPhone/iPad News

Two million iPads in sixty days.

The maker of PaRappa the Rapper will be making War Is Not The Answer, a game centered around Marvin Gaye’s music.

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Developer/Publisher News

Treyarch, the guys behind Black Ops and World at War, is now a Call of Duty only studio.

Mad Catz now owns the headset manufacturers Trittion Could the Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories they are releasing be better because of this?

Japanese developer Level-5 is opening an office in California.

Rare has a new logo, after 25 years of the same.

Bungie never did like the “Combat Evolved” in the original Halo.

Why? SEGA is also considering a $10 Online Pass, similar to what EA first started.

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Misc. News

Creepy CGI aside, a Taiwanese “monk” used a Wii to lure and molest boys.

Not a waste of a Dreamcast, nope.

These Mario Kart RC cars are actually quite impressive.

Jump on this offer soon; GameStop will have a nice 50% extra trade-in credit this week.

Check out an awesome video of a 19 year old Scottish kid being able to play Modern Warfare 2 after breaking his neck and losing use of his fingers.

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Previews

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1
TerRover
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
Hard Corps
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11
Company of Heroes Online
Transformers: War for Cybertron

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Impressions

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Resurgence Map Pack


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Hands-on

Pro Evolution Soccer 2011
DC Universe Online
All Points Bulletin
Blacklight: Tango Down

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Reviews

ModNation Racers
Alpha Protocol - Kotaku, IGN
Planet Minigolf
Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer
Assault Squadron iPhone
The Sims 3: Ambitions
Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 2 iPhone
Things on Wheels
Blur - IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq
Bowmaster
Temco Bowl Throwback
Metal Torrent
Backbreaker
Supermarket Mania
Highborn iPhone
Spinzizzle
Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow
Komenten
X-Scape
Snoopy Flying Ace
Splinter Cell: Conviction – Insurgency Pack
Robot Unicorn Attack
Bruce Lee Dragon Warrior HD iPad
Joe Danger
Robocalypse: Beaver Defense
Blood Beach

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Out next week:

UNITED STATES

DS: Flametail (DSiWare), Let's Play Ballerina, Let's Play Garden, Mega Man Zero Collection, Mind Over Matter, Samantha Swift and the Hidden Roses of Athena, Satisfashion

PC: Hearts of Iron III: Semper Fi, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, WarBirds Red Baron

PS3: Green Day: Rock Band, Green Day: Rock Band Plus, Joe Danger (PSN), Smash Cars: Virus Run (PSN), Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11

PSP: Cubixx (PSN), Disgaea Infinite, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, Vibes

Wii: City Builder, Green Day: Rock Band, Let's Play Ballerina, Satisfashion, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11, Vacation Isle: Beach Party

Xbox 360: Chaos Node (XBLA), Call of Duty: The War Collection, Green Day: Rock Band, Green Day: Rock Band Plus, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11


EUROPE

DS: Beat City, Mega Man Zero Collection, Nancy Drew: The Model Mysteries, Playmobil Knight: Hero of the Kingdom, The Treasures of Montezuma

PC: King Arthur - The Role-playing Wargame, Painkiller: Pandemonium Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Rig'n'Roll, Space Shuttle Simulator

PS3: Joe Danger, Assassin's Creed II: Complete Edition, Colin McRae: DiRT 2 (Platinum), Green Day: Rock Band

PSP: n/a

Wii: Fantastic Football Fan Party, Great Party Games, Green Day: Rock Band, Playmobil Circus, Super Mario Galaxy 2

Xbox 360: Assassin's Creed II: Complete Edition, Green Day: Rock Band, Naval Assault: The Killing Tide


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All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq, N4G, 1UP, and Destructoid. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs.
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game round up, 29th
05/28/10 at 11:06 PM by lemontie
General News

Privates , the game about exploring through a vagina, may not get approved for the XBLA, but expect it on the PC anyways.

In case you really like the series, be sure to by the Super Street Fighter IV HDTV.

Keetar? It’s gonna be in Rock Band 3.

The city will be your skatepark in Shaun White Skateboarding.

Knights Contract will be out in America in 2011.

Music games won’t die; Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock should be out around this holiday season. It’ll have a story too .

PS3 exclusives tend to be better than the 360 exclusives, but it does have less.

You can view the Mafia II collector edition here.

The king has been dethroned; Super Mario Galaxy 2 now takes its place as best game ever; no longer is it Ocarina of Time.

Test Drive Unlimited 2 will be out September 10th.

Ever wanted Scratch: The Ultimate DJ? Well, it’s coming to the iPhone/iPad and PC.

Looking forward to Splatterhouse? Well, look forward to Halloween.

Need for Speed World will be out July 20th.

Earthworm Jim HD will be getting some co-op.

Beyond Good & Evil 2 is looking like it’s canceled.

Kill zombies with those extra guitar controllers you may have.

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PS3/PSP News

Killzone 3 has a few screens and a few details out now. Expect it to be ten times bigger than Killzone 2

If any Wii games are ported to the PS3 Move, they sure as hell won’t be lazy.

Does 3D make a difference in Batman: Arkham Asylum?

DJ Max Portable 3 will be out on the PSP this year.

What console is the next Persona coming to?

HD Ico and Shadow of the Colossus? Yes please.

If you were upset about ModNation Racers’s long load times, it’ll be fixed.

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Xbox 360 News

Halo: Reach comes out September 14th. If you pick it up on launch day, you get Recon Armor…as ugly as it may be.

Entertainment head Robbie Bach and J. Allard, one of the men behind the Xbox and the 360, are both retiring from Microsoft .

Legendary Pictures, the studio behind 300, Watchmen, The Dark Knight and the upcoming Gears of War have picked up the rights for the Mass Effect movie.

More likely than a rumor, Natal should be about $150.

Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project will be making its way to XBLA.

You’re not tired of motion control bowling, are you? Well, good! You’ll get some for Natal.

Could the next Mass Effect be multiplayer?

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Wii/DS News

Babysitting Mamayup.

Suda51 has no plans for a No More Heroes 3.

More Fire Emblem will come to the DS.

If you had held some hope, Sadness has officially been canceled. But you can still pick up the soundtrack.

If you’re waiting for Sonic 4, you can pass the time with Sonic Colors.

Fan of de Blob? Well, you’ll be pleased to hear about the sequel.

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light is, for sure, coming to the US in October.

Grease: The Gameruining the movie for you. Maybe.

Pokemon Black and White are coming to America in 2011. You can see the cover legendaries here.

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PC News

Magic the Gathering will be coming to Steam.

Zynga is taking over the world.

Happy day! The Starcraft II beta will be extended for another week. Unfortunately, though...there is no LAN play.

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iPhone/iPad News

Chocobo Panic is a nice iPad game from Square Enix coming…eventually.

Any iPhone owners looking forward to Sonic 4 will get their own, special levels!

For those who may want it, be sure to pick up Splinter Cell: Conviction for the iPhone.

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Developer/Publisher News

Insomniac Games, the guys behind Spyro the Dragon, Ratchet and Clank and Resistance is no longer Sony exclusive; their next game will be out for the 360 and PS3.

Ubisoft Toronto is working on a few things.

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Misc. News

A new GameStop rewards system should be coming your way soon enough.

If you’re young and you write a letter to Nintendo you get a free DS!

If only we all had this as kids.

Gamers, rejoice! You can control your dreams.

Oh, but if you’re addicted to games, it’s basically cocaine.

Hey, that’s a nice Halo assault rifle Nerf gun.

Portable gaming is becoming less popular.

The video game industry will pick up…eventually.

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Previews

Puzzle Quest 2
Splatterhouse - IGN, Destructoid
Killzone 3
Dragonball: Origins 2
Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom
Shaun White Skateboarding http://www.destructoid.com/paint-the...g-174326.phtml
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2
Clash of the Titans
Crackdown 2 - Destructiod, IGN
Kane and Lynch 2: Dog Days
Call of Duty: Black Ops - Kotaku, IGN
F.3.A.R.
Hydro Thunder Hurricane

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Impressions

Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
Shaun White Skateboarding
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11
Call of Duty: Black Ops - Joystiq, Destructoid

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Hands-on

Shaun White Skateboarding
Ivy The Kiwi?
Mega Man Zero Collection
Crackdown 2
Killzone 3 - IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq

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Reviews

Karate Champ iPhone
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney iPhone
Red Dead Redemption - Destructoid, Kotaku
Bit.Trip Runner - Joystiq, IGN
Blur
UFC Undisputed 2010 - IGN, Kotaku
Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype
Pillowfight Girls
ModNation Racers
The Price is Right 2010
Jump O’Clock
Chocobo Panic
Split/Second
Kirby Super Star
Metal Torrent
Ben 10 Alien Force: The Rise of Hex
Voodoo Dice
Advanced Circuits
Real Crimes: Jack the Ripper
World Poker Tour: Texas Hold ‘Em
Splinter Cell: Conviction iPhone
Doom II
Alpha Protocol - Joystiq, Destructoid
Supermarket Mania
Prince of Persia Retro
Viral Survival
Manic Monkey Mayhem

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Out next week:

UNITED STATES

DS: Telegraph Sudoku & Kakuro (DSiWare), X-Scape (DSiWare), America’s Next Top Model, Diamond Trust of London, Farm Frenzy: Animal Country, Mind Over Matter, Witch’s Wish, Wizardology

PC: Vampireville, Alpha Protocol, SEGA Genesis Classics, The Sims 3: Ambitions, Wizardology

PS3: Alpha Protocol, Backbreaker, Planet Minigolf (PSN), Pure Football, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Resurgence Map Pack

PSP: Hexyz Force

Xbox 360: Bass Pro Shops: The Hunt, Alpha Protocol, Backbreaker, Pure Football, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Resurgence Map Pack

EUROPE

DS: Animal Color Cross (DSiWare), Bloons (DSiWare), Hero of Sparta (DSiWare), Legend of Kay, Restaurant Tycoon, Rooms: The Main Building

PC: OK! Puzzle Stars, Jack Keane, Prince of Persia, SBK X: Super Bike World Championship, Space Shuttle Simulator, The Sims 3: Ambitions, The Witcher Enhanced Edition

PS3: Assassin’s Creed II Complete Edition, Naughty Bear, SBK X Super Bike World Championship

PSP: UFC 2010 Undisputed, Valkyria Chronicles 2, Telegraph Crosswords, Essentials Pack Re-release games, TNA Impact: Cross the Line

Xbox 360: Alpha Protocol, Blur, Clash of the Titans, NatGeo Quiz! Wild Life, Pure Football, UFC 2010 Undisputed, Assassin’s Creed II Complete Edition, Dark Star One: Broken Alliance, Naught Bear, SBK X: Superbike World Championship

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All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq, N4G, 1UP, and Destructoid. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs.
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22nd
05/22/10 at 01:10 AM by lemontie
General News

Splinter Cell: Conviction will get a new download pack on May 27th.

The Gamestop Call of Duty: Black Ops pre-order special sports…a two sided poster.

Last week, the round up mentioned Ignition Games was making a game that was relatively religious of some sorts. El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron screens can be located here.

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier has been delayed till at least next year.

What is [Bloody Good Time?

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood will have a multiplayer beta.

Guitar Hero 6 won’t have playable musicians and all prior DLC will work with it.

Good news for those who waited; Assassin’s Creed 2 Complete Edition should be out soon enough.

Def Jam Rapstar will have European exclusive tracks.

Top Gun will be coming to the PC, Mac, and PSN this summer.

THQ will be sporting a similar “Online Pass” like EA, starting with UFC Undisputed 2010.

The first true Sims 3 details for consoles are starting to emerge.

It's actually official; Canadian players in NHL 11.

A new patch for MLB 10 The Show fixes a scoring bug.

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PS3/PSP News

Hideo Kojima will sign your copies of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker.

Excited for Killzone 3? Well, it's coming soon enough...in 3D.

Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep will be stateside September 7th, bundles too.

Premium PSN anyone?

The PS3 Video Store is now out in Australia.

A breakdown of the SOCOM 4 team can be see here.

While not as impressive as the 360 sales, the Modern Warfare 2: Stimulus Package still broke PSN records.

Heavy Rain is likely to get a movie.

LittleBigPlanet 2 will have backwards compatibility along with voice acting.

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Xbox 360 News

After some speculation for Natal to cost $200, it was, well, nothing other than speculation.

Enjoy making your Avatars look cool? Well, trick them out with Star Wars stuff.

Final Fantasy Versus XIII could be making its way to the 360.

Alan Wake’s first DLC, The Signal, will be out July 27th.

The Halo novels are to be republished with new content.

Fable 3's collectors edition is truly one for kings.

New Gears of War 3 screens for your viewing pleasure.

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Wii/DS News

The American Heart Association supports Wii gamers.

Super Scribblenauts is the official title and will use adjectives as well.

Is widescreen portable gaming going to be introduced with the 3DS? An overview of what we know about the 3DS can be found here.

The new Legend of Zelda will…reportedly be easier.

When NBA Jam makes it back to the Wii, there will be some unlockable characters.

Dragon Quest IX will be out in the states this July.

I wonder what the new Wiimote will be like?

Get your significant other some No More Heroes lingerie. And...a gallery of said lingerie.

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PC News

The ending Starcraft II beta will get another beta a few weeks after May 31st.

Ever wonder why Epic Games moved to consoles first? Blame the pirates.

There will be no lack of Zynga games on Facebook.

BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger has been rated by the ESRB for the PC.

If you tend to have some difficulty, Steam will now sell guides for your pleasure.

The Korean version of StarCraft II will be censored to avoid being rated Adults Only.

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iPhone/iPad News

You’ve always wanted this; Robot Unicorn Attack will be gracing the iPhone June 1st.

The original Prince of Persia will also be coming to the iPhone.

Upcoming lawyers may enjoy Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney on their iPhones.

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Developer/Publisher News

Capcom isn’t too happy about the relative failures that were Bionic Commando and Dark Void.

Square Enix is doing good, at least http://www.joystiq.com/2010/05/18/sq...revenue-up-42/

Ubisoft games Assassin’s Creed 2 and Splinter Cell: Conviction have sold roughly 9 million and 1.8 million respectively. Even with this, though, in the previous fiscal year, they have still lost $76.2 million. Maybe doing a similar tactic like EA is doing will help (charging money for used games to go online, if you didn’t read last round-up).

SouthPeak Games made some money last quarter.

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Misc. News

Korean Starcraft players are under investigation for illegal match-fixing. What has the world come to?

A LEGO arcade machine is pretty damn impressive.

Target’s video game aisles have gone through a pretty cool transformation.

If you’re a Suda51 fan, you may want to consider purchasing a 3DS.

Gamestop, though hated by many, is doing well.

This fall, Gamestop customers will also be able to buy DLC right at the store.

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Previews, Impressions, Hands-on, Reviews, etc.

Super Mario Galaxy 2, here
Split/Second , here , here, iPhone
Red Dead Redemption, here
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands- 360/PS3, here, Wii, DS
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, here
Pirates of the Caribbean- Armada of the Damned
Tron Evolution, here
Track Mania
Okamiden
Rocket Knight , here
Dragon Quest IX
Trucker’s Delight Episode 1 http://wireless.ign.com/articles/109/1091229p1.html
Hero of Sparta HD iPad
U Connect iPad
Harvest Moon: The Hero of Leaf Valley
Toy Story 3
Dragon Age: Origins – Darkspawn Chronicles
Trinity Universe
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2
EA Sports MMA
Iron Man 2 Wii
Ninjatown: Trees of Doom
Denki Blocks iPhone
Pac-man iPad
Sam and Max: Season 3, Episode 2: The Tomb of Sammun Mak
Busy Sweets Factory
Monster Mayhem
Aqua
Shrek Forever After iPhone
Metal Slug XX
bit.trip Runner

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Out next week:

UNITED STATES

DS: Metal Torrent (DSiWare), Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers, Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force: Herbert's Revenge, Color Cross, Dawn of Heroes, Let's Play Ballerina, Let's Play Flight Attendant, Let's Play Garden, Little Bears, Monster Frenzy, Tetris Party Deluxe, Witch's Wish

PC: Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans, Backyard Sports - Sandlot Sluggers, Blur, Legio, EVE Online: Tyrannis, Sword of the Stars: Complete Collection

PS3: Blur, ModNation Racers, Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype (PSN), UFC Undisputed 2010

PSP: Hexyz Force (UMD and PSN), ModNation Racers, Pinball Heroes Bundle 2 (PSN)

Wii: Super Mario Galaxy 2, Art Style: light trax (WiiWare), Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans, Manic Monkey Mayhem (WiiWare), Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers, City Builder, Let's Paint, Let's Play Ballerina, Let's Play Garden, Pirates PlundArrr, Sherlock Holmes: The Silver Earrings, Tetris Party Deluxe, Enclave: Shadows of Twilight

360: Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers, Blur, SBK X: Superbike World Championship, UFC Undisputed 2010

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EUROPE

DS: Animal Color Cross (DSiWare), Bloons (DSiWare), Hero of Sparta (DSiWare), Legend of Kay, Restaurant Tycoon

PC: 4x4 Hummer (Reprint), GM Rally, Craft of Gods, Alpha Protocol, Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage, The Mystery of the Crystal Portal, Tropico 3: Absolute Power

PS3: Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse Episode 2: The Tomb of Sammun-Mak (PSN), Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype (PSN), Supermarket Mania (PSN), Alpha Protocol, Blur, Clash of the Titans, Pure Football, UFC 2010 Undisputed

PSP: Supermarket Mania (PSN), UFC 2010 Undisputed, Valkyria Chronicles 2

Wii: Lead the Meerkats (WiiWare), No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle, Samurai Warriors 3

360: Alpha Protocol, Blur, Clash of the Titans, NatGeo Quiz! Wild Life, Pure Football, UFC 2010 Undisputed

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All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, and Joystiq. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs and Gamestop.
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another roundup
05/15/10 at 12:53 AM by lemontie
General News

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood is already teasing and has some details around as well.

BioShock 2 will be getting a multiplayer patch.

EA's Online Pass will cost used gamers $10 dollars to use online features. But is it limited to EA Sports games?

Call of Duty: Black Ops will have, at least, 4 player co-op.

Dragon Ball Raging Blast is gonna be getting a sequel.

No…just…no MegaMan Online, please. Unless we get some Legends storyline.

This is a collector’s edition you’d have to buy.

No words can describe the game Privates.

More EA Sports MMA fighters on the roster.

Playing Skate 3? If so, maybe you’d enjoy a cheat to unlock Issac from Dead Space.

Eat up the Marvel vs. Capcom 3 info.

New Modern Warfare 2 maps will be out June 3rd. As the last one, 5 maps, 2 old, 3 new.

Bulletstorm should be something familiar but still new.

Preorder Two Worlds 2 and get some nice stuff.

Er…really? Those kinds of Call of Duty games?

Speaking of Call of Duty, what was Call of Duty: Devil's Brigade?


You probably won't be seeing celebrities in Guitar Hero anymore.
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PS3/PSP News

Sony’s doing good.

LittleBigPlanet2’s official trailer can be viewed here and some nice, new screens can be seen here.

Threads of Fate is coming relatively soon to PSN.

Lawsuits. Even the Airforce is unhappy.

Could the PSP 2 be debuting at E3?

2009 saw the PS3 sales go up while the PSP went down.

Hot Shots Tennis: Get a Grip will be out in June.

Will White Knight Chronicles 2 be a better game than the first?

Will the Playstation Move be out in September?

Ape Escape PS3? With Move controls? I need a PS3...
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Xbox 360 News

South Korean gamers soon will get 3D 360 gaming.

More and more Gears of War 3 details.

First Alan Wake DLC will come in July .

Man vs. Robots? That’s the new Mass Effect 2 DLC!

Natal should be big.

Even I like the Fable 3 box art.

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Wii/DS News

Bird racing is confirmed to be in Super Mario Galaxy 2.

Words can’t even describe this controller

If anyone doubted, Call of Duty: Black Ops is also coming to the Wii.

More Pokemon from Pokemon Black and White have been revealed.

Super Mario Galaxy 2’s disc is pretty cool.

And you thought Kidz Bop had bad music.

Will the Scribblenauts sequel be called Super Scribblenauts?

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PC News

Create whatever patterns you want in The Sims 3

A new Counter-Strike: Source beta has been released.

In celebration of Steam for the Mac, both PC and Mac users get Portal for free till the 24th!

No more quest flaws in Guild Wars 2.

Dead Space 2 will be out for the PC.

Capcom is hopping the band wagon

Crysis 2 is pretty. Very pretty.

Rejoice! Call of Duty: Black Ops WILL have dedicated servers.

Infamous Evony ads will have...less boobs.

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iPhone/iPad News

I guess iPhone gaming isn’t horribly dead, if Fruit Ninja can sell nearly 200,000 copies.

Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night should be out soon.

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Developer/Publisher News

2 million Marvel vs. Capcom 3 buyers may save Capcom from their previously reported 79.1% drop in profits.

EA is also financially struggling.

Nintendo is the most successful developer in the world…with Infinity Ward close behind.

Ignition Entertainment, the studio behind Devil May Cry and Okami is working on…a religious game?

Another Call of Duty developer?

Disney Interactive Studios isn’t recession-proof either.

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Misc. News

They tried it before?

A Gamestop employee was fired for an interview on the infamous Rapelay. Thoughts on this?

Well…it’s no tens of thousands, but for a crappy demo, I guess it’s not a bad price.

Are JRPGs not RPGs?

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Previews, Impressions, Hands-on, Reviews, etc.

Blur
Iron Man 2
Music Quiz
Iron Man 2 iPad
ModNation Racers PSP
Bird Strike
What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord?! 2
Skate 3, here
Lost Planet 2
Dead Space 2 , here
Rocket Knight
Chess Challenge!
Flips: The Enchanted Wood
Tap Tap Revenge: Nirvana Edition
Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition
Nier
Zombie Infection
Photo Dojo
Bulletstorm
Stick Skater
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3
Split/Second
Mimana Iyar Chronicles
Sword & Poker 2
DynamoKid Touch
Mikado Defenders
Donkey Kong Jr.
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa iPhone
Car Jack Streets
Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations
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Out next week:

UNITED STATES
DS: Frogger Returns (DSiWare), Looksley's Line Up (DSiWare), Blue Dragon: Awakened Shadow, Imagine: Animal Doctor Care Center, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Shrek Forever After
PC: Dragon Age: Origins - Darkspawn Chronicles, EVE Online: Tyrannis, Fantasy Earth Zero, Runaway: A Twist of Fate, Shrek Forever After, Split/Second, Sword of the Stars: Complete Collection, Legio
PS3: Dragon Age: Origins - Darkspawn Chronicles (PSN), Gundemonium Recollection (PSN), Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Red Dead Redemption, Rocket Knight, Shrek Forever After, Split/Second, Supermarket Mania (PSN)
PSP:Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Supermarket Mania (PSN)
Wii: Junior League Sports, Bit.Trip Runner, Attack of the Movies 3D, Canada Hunt, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Shrek Forever After, Trauma Team, Boot Camp Academy
Xbox 360: Alan Wake, Attack of the Movies 3D, Dragon Age: Origins - Darkspawn Chronicles (XBLA), Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Red Dead Redemption, Shrek Forever After, Split/Second

EUROPE
DS: Ferrari GT Evolution (DSiWare), Fix It: Home Improvement Challenge, Jam With the Band, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Telegraph Crosswords (DSiWare)
PC: 3D Hunting 2010, Lost Planet 2, Enlightenus, Fix It: Home Improvement Challenge, Gray Matter, Mystery P.I.: The New York Fortune, Painkiller: Pandemonium, Pole Position 2010
PS3: Backbreaker, ModNation Racers, NatGeo Quiz! Wild Life, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Red Dead Redemption, Split/Second: Velocity
PSP: ModNation Racers Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
Wii: All Star Karate, Fix It: Home Improvement Challenge, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
Xbox 360: Backbreaker, MorphX, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Red Dead Redemption, Split/Second: Velocity

All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, and Joystiq. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs and Gamestop.
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Round up, may 8th
05/08/10 at 01:03 AM by lemontie
General News

Take a look at XCOM details surfacing. Maybe some screens too?

It’s official; Canadian Hockey League players in NHL 11.

Dragon Age: Origins Darkspawn Chronicles info can be found here.

The Force Unleashed II will be released October 26th.

LEGO Harry Potter Years 1-4 is bringing back something old.

HAWX 2 will come out in the fall .

The Medal of Honor reboot will be out this October. Check out this new, intense trailer.

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood is official.

Here’s the F.3.A.R. box art...

Red Dead Redemption will be getting some free co-op packs.

Gamestop exclusive? For sure!

MySims Sky Heroes proves that this franchise goes anywhere.

Two Worlds II is out in September.

In late 2010, we’ll see the new Modern Warfare 2 map pack come out…and the $15 price might stay. http://kotaku.com/5532915/second-mod...t-in-late-2010

Find out why Civilization V is finally moving to hexes.

The next Red Faction game will be announced soon.

Excited for Fallout: New Vegas? Maybe this interview will create more excitement.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3’s development is almost finished.

I guess EA will get a good Monopoly over the XBLA and PSN board games…with their new game Monopoly Streets. Screens can be found here.

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PS3/PSP News

Protect your PS3/PSP with Sony’s new…well, Protection Plan!

I don’t like protection either on my wand either.

Dragon Age: Origins players will finally get relief from the crashing problems.

LittleBigPlanet2 is gonna be a whole new game.

Final Fantasy IX will come soon to PSN.

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Xbox 360 News

Hydro Thunder Hurricane will have some new features compared to the original Hydro Thunder. Weird, right?

Gears of War 3 pictures? And details!

If you like brand names, this Xbox 360 USB drive should suit you nicely.

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Wii/DS News

The black Wii will cost $200 and come with both Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort.

Who parties? Wii Party!

The Nintendo 3DS's games can turn off 3D function...which defeats the purpose.

Almost (note the word) one million Wii users have used Netflix on the Wii.

What’s next for Pac-Man?

Luigi is coming to Super Mario Galaxy 2.

Pirates!

Epic Micky will also be released as a children’s book.

Wii sales have dropped.

We get de Blob 2 soon…and maybe something else.

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PC News

Mark your calendars, Starcraft II drops July 27th.

The Warhammer 40,000 will finally surface at E3 this year.

He’s always been tired of Spy’s sapping his sentries, so maybe the Engineer will finally be able to fight back with the new Engie update in Team Fortress 2.

A new Eve Online trailer can be found here.

[b]Starcraft II[/b] + Battle.net + Facebook = ???

Err...what?

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iPhone/iPad News

One million iPads have been sold already.

World of Warcrafton the iPad?

The iPad’s app store is fixed, which has roughly 1422 games on it.

Whatever it is, Carcassone is coming to the iPod!

FixPix offers a simple, but arguably cool gaming experience.

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Developer/Publisher News

Will XSEED publish Ivy the Kiwi??

THQ apparently has lost $9m last fiscal year.

Well, they do make a lot of money

Activision will completely fund Bungie’s new game, with around 200 people behind it.

Activision can try to defend firing Infinity Ward devs, but…whatever, you know.

73.1%? Ouch.

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Misc. News

Err….why would you ever use that?

I wish this was me.

The next Silent Hill is filming soon…well, alright.

...what? Just...what?

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Previews, Impressions, Hands-on, Reviews, etc.
LEGO: Harry Potter Years 1-4
Picross 3D
God of War: Ghost of Sparta
Fallout: New Vegas, here
Rage, here, here
Hunted: The Demon’s Forge, here, here
Brink
ModNation Racers
UFC Undisputed 2010
FIFA World Cup 2010 South Africa
Alan Wake, here, here
Kane and Lynch: Dog Days
Dante’s Inferno: The Trials of St. Lucia
Gurlz Vs. Robots
Record of Agarest War
Iron Man 2: 360/PS3, iPhone
Lost Planet 2, here
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West
Raystorm HD
Tower Bloxx New York
Dementium II
Kung Fu Funk: Everybody is Kung Fu Fighting!
DodoGo!
Sherlock Holmes Versus Jack the Ripper
Ferrari GT: Evolution
Don’t Feed the Animals
Puffins: Let’s Roll
Pinball HD iPad
Real Racing HD
Sneezies
Reef Aquarium
Ramen Heaven
Pinball Duel
Pile Up! Bakery
Finger Connection
Normal Tanks
One Two Boat Racing

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Out next week:
UNITED STATES
DS: Chess Challenge (DSiWare), Earthworm Jim (DSiWare), Photo Dojo (DSiWare), 8BallAllstars, Gamehits
PS3: 3D Dot Game Heroes, Batman: Arkham Asylum (GOTY), Lost Planet 2, Skate 3
PSP: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3
PC: Age of Conan: Rise of Godslayer, Heroes of Newerth, Rocket Knight
Wii: Black Wii, Chess Challenge (WiiWare), Dance Sensation, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trials and Tribulations, Junior League Sports
360: Batman: Arkham Asylum (GOTY), Lost Planet 2, Skate 3, Rocket Knight (XBLA), Things on Wheels (XBLA)

EUROPE
DS: Brain Drain (DSiWare), Chronos Twins, Galactic Taz Ball
PS3: D Dot Game Heroes, Lost Planet 2, Skate 3
PSP: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3
PC: Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslaye, Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943, Bee Smart, Bus Simulator 2, Demolition Simulator, Detective Agency, Discover the USA, Escape the Museum 2, Global Agenda, Jewel Quest Heritage, Jewel Quest Mysteries 2: Trail of the Midnight Heart, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West, LUXOR Adventures, Pole Position 2010, Real Crimes: The Unicorn Killer, Samantha Swift and the Golden Touch, Space Shuttle Simulator, Sword of the Stars: Complete Collection, The Dracula Files, The Mirror Mysteries
Wii: Bit.Trip Runner, Ghoul Patrol
360: Lost Planet 2, Alan Wake, Skate 3

All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, and Joystiq. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs and Gamestop.
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round up, 25th
05/01/10 at 12:10 AM by lemontie
General News

Read some of Kenji Inafune’s thoughts on Dead Rising 2.

Toy Story 3 is looking to be quite impressive.

Monkey Island 2: Special Edition will have commentary features!

NHL 11 could possibly be featuring the people who started the game, the Canadians.

What could Mega Man Universe be?

The Sims 3 is, unsurprisingly, coming to consoles.

The Studio Ghibli game is looking pretty nice.

UFC Undisputed 2010’s roster is located here.

Err…I guess Polaroid is going to start selling video game accessories.

Tom Clancy fans need not worry any longer about more games.

Check out the new Dead Space 2 trailer here.

Treyarch will release Call of Duty: Black Ops, with a possible modern setting?

As a stab to games such as Green Day: Rock Band, will Guitar Hero: Red Hot Chili Peppers soon come to exist?

Fallout: New Vegas...worthy successor to Fallout 3?

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PS3/PSP News

Thanks to the 3.3 Firmware update last week, Dragon Age: Origins players are experiencing crashing.

Said update also gave Remote Play to the PS3.

Sackboy is joiningModNation Racers.

Previous for free-to-play MMO, Free Realms is coming…to the PS3. At E3.

PS3 updates will now come on Tuesdays instead of Thursdays.

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Xbox 360 News

Could Jet Set Radio be coming to the Xbox Live Arcade?

Walk through the Halo: Reach beta here.

Check out the impressive (though short) live action Halo: Reach spot.

360 players who buy Singularity gets Prototype for free!

You know what ilomilo is? I don’t…but it’s looking to be quite fun.

Alan Wake DLC will be free…but flashlights can cost you up to $45.

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Wii/DS News

Impressive cosplays are, well, impressive.

Screens of the Game and Watch reissues are here.

BlazBlue is coming to DSiWare as…BlayzBloo?

The black Wii may be coming soon to America .

The Last Story is shaping up to look real nice.

MegaMan Zero fans unite! The DS collection will be out June 8th.

Ni no Kuni, Studio Ghibli and Level-5’s joint creation is, yet again, delayed.

This is by far the most obvious title, ever.

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PC News

Steam has finally be updated to the newer, fancier version. I think it looks pretty.

Come and read a Starcraft II interview from Joystiq.

If your tweets are lucky enough, your name could be in Crysis 2.

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iPhone/iPad News

Doodle Jump has some impressive sales numbers .

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Developer News

Is this really a surprise at all?

Square Enix’s new label, Extreme Edges is for those really badass games that get to Japan (Kane and Lynch, anyone?).

A half a billion lawsuit against Activisionwonder who that could be?

So Bungie will be teaming up with Activision and is already planning on a game that could theoretically have a subscription.

Bethesda is pitching tent in France and Germany.

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Misc. News

Kotaku and Konami seem to be duking it out over Kotaku’s criticism over Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker’s 40/40 from Famitsu.

Plants vs. Zombies cameo, anyone?

Well, he’s covered wars, you know.

I guess any game is beatable...

Video game incites violence; world is shocked.

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Previews, Impressions, Hands-on, Reviews, etc.

Super Mario Galaxy 2
End of Nations
Zaxxon
Bang Attack
Dawn of Discovery: Venice
Super Street Fighter IV, here
Dead to Rights: Retribution, here
Military Madness
Espgaluda II
Puzzle Chronicles
Vampire Origins
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa: 360, Wii , PSP
Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse, Episode 1 – The Penal Zone
5 Arcade Gems
Brain Drain
Lead & Gold
Death Spank
Trauma Team
Monster Hunter Tri
Sin and Punishment: Star Successor
Temco Bowl Throwback
Above
Fruit Ninja
Avatar
Borderlands: Double Game Add-On
Kick-Ass: Mobile, PS3
Chaos Rings

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Out next week:
UNITED STATES
DS: Picross 3D, Dementium II, Iron Man 2, Jane’s Hotel, Monster Racers
Wii: Kung Fu Funk (WiiWare), Zombie Panic in Wonderland (WiiWare), Dance Sensation!, Family Gameshow, Iron Man 2, Satisfashion
PS3: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Stimulus Package, Iron Man 2, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West (PSN)
PSP: Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake, Iron Man 2, What Did I Do to Deserve This My Lord?! 2
Xbox 360: Autobahn Polizei, Iron Man 2, Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition (XBLA)
PC: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Stimulus Package, Shattered Horizon: Firepower, Black Mirror 2



EUROPE
DS: All Star 5-A-Side Football, Classic Games, Let’s Play Ballerina, Playmobil Knights: Hero of the Kingdom, Runaway: A Twist of Fate, Sports Island
Wii: Horrid Henry, Final Fantasy (Virtual Console), Playmobil Circus, Sin and Punishment: Star Successor
PS3: Kick-Ass (PSN)
PSP: What Did I Do To Deserve This My Lord?! 2
Xbox 360: n/a
PC: Airport Control Simulator, Black Mirror 2, Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage, Frontlines: Fuel of War (Reprint), Runaway: A Twist of Fate, Trainz Simulator 2010: Engineers Edition

All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, and Joystiq. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs and Gamestop.
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April 18th Game Round-up
04/23/10 at 11:40 PM by lemontie
General News

Call of Duty is going to broaden its audience. How is beyond me.

You can buy used games…at 7-Eleven.

To much shock and awe, a Wii game looks better on the 360. Case in point, No More Heroes: Heroes Paradise.

As if Farmville didn’t dominate the world enough already, it could be heading to new places.

Blacklight: Tango Down, upcoming PSN/XBLA/PC game will be 4-player co-op.

The Dr. Who video games will premier on June 5, 2010, but meanwhile, here’s a look at the first episode.

Batman: Arkham Asylum 2 will be “dark.”

Take a sneak peak into Left 4 Dead 2’s new achievements.

Is Tony Hawk: Shred going to be as much of a flop as Ride was?

Check the remarkable Marvel vs. Capcom 3 trailer right here, and while you’re at it, look at the artwork as well.

Mutations is the newest add-on in Left 4 Dead 2, which will include 20 new game modes, changing each week, with games from “Realism Versus” to “Chainsaw Massacre.” A full list of game modes can be found here.

Tournaments are a huge part of Super Street Fighter IV.

Just Cause 2 and Bioshock 2 will be getting DLC on the 29th. Here’s a look at said Just Cause 2 DLC along with another pack coming out May 25th.

Take a peek into at the new Left 4 Dead 2 DLC poster...but spoilers ahead.

Play the Lost Planet 2 multiplayer demo now.

King of Fighters XIII has released two new characters.

Red Dead Redemption will be getting a machinima airing on Fox on May 15th.

Did you like the Resident Evil movies? Maybe you’ll like the director’s games, then.

New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees is officially the cover of Madden NFL 11.

DJ Shadow is, yet again, going to be in DJ Hero.

Will the third, and arguably last, installment of Assassin’s Creed be titled Brotherhood?

Activision has registered a new domain for Goldeneye.

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PS3/PSP News

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker has received a 40/40 from gaming mag Famitsu.

The next Yakuza game will be on the PSP.

The PS3 has now been updated for 3D gaming.

MAG has gotten another free DLC pack.

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Xbox 360 News

Is this Natal’s instruction manual?

For a limited time, 360 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 owners will get some new costume DLC, while the PS3 and PC versions are yet to have a release date.

Dead Rising: Case Zero will bridge the gap between Dead Rising 1 and 2. Playing through this “demo” quickly, it’ll take three hours, and if you buy Dead Rising 2, you could be rewarded.

Would Xbox Live really be getting a TV channel?

Check out some of the classes that will be featured in Halo: Reach. You may also consider buying the Legendary Edition.

40 million Xbox’s have been sold.

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Wii/DS News

Look! Pokemon Black and White “footage”!

The man behind Bayonetta wants to make the next Star Fox game. Could it happen? l

Nintendo doesn’t like DS Piracy. Since, well, there was a 50% sales drop in Europe, probably caused by piracy.

Could the 3DS be coming out in October?

A challenger approaches! Will Cooking Mama be dethroned by…Martha Stewart?

Worry not, Okamiden will be a true successor to famed game Okami.

A quite unusual DSiware game, 3D Hidden Picture will be coming to America in May. It features 3D graphics with no glasses needed!

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PC News

New game modes! New jetpacks! Same old TF2 look all now in Battlefield Heroes’s new update!

Starcraft II Beta players will get a map editor, both Mac and PC.

Team Fortress 2’s drop system will now drop more often.

In a shocking twist, Steam on the Mac looks just like what Steam looks like on the PC.

Want a Starcraft II beta invite? Preorder from Gamestop then!

PETA’s heart weeps over animals in Mafia Wars .

Check out a pretty impressive Left 4 Dead mod.

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iPhone/iPad News

The XCON reboot was mentioned last round-up, but there’s another iPhone title coming out for the iPhone: Isochron.

The Linkin Park video game, 8-Bit Rebellion may not be that bad.

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Developer News

Ubisoft no longer will let paper manuals be printed with games.

Check out a bunch of Capcom games that will be coming out here.

Activision will split the money gained from Modern Warfare 2.

No surprise here, but seven of the Infinity Ward devs who jumped ship are now working for ex-IW heads Zameplla and West’s new studio Respawn Entertainment. It’s likely more will come, too. Four more also left, so could they head to Respawn?

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Misc. News

Those who survive zombie attacks stick together, so it seems.

All the McDonald’s training you need is in one simple DSi game.

Check out some online gaming stats here.


Due to the giant ash clouds over the Northern Atlantic Ocean, some Australian games will be temporarily delayed .

What? Pro athletes pirate games?!

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Previews, Impressions, Hands-on, Reviews, etc.

Lost Planet 2
Uncharted 2: The Siege
Conduit 2
La-Mulana
3D Dot Game Heroes , here
Dead Rising 2
Halo: Reach (multiplayer)
Super Mario Galaxy 2, here
After Burner: Climax l
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Tonzurakko
Surviving High School
Alpha Bounce
Nier
Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days
Starcraft II , here
Okamiden
Blokus
Mega Man 4
Chaos Rings
Left 4 Dead 2: The Passing

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Out this week:
UNITED STATES
Wii: All Star Karate, Monster Hunter Tri, Mega Man 4 (WiiWare), Bang Attack (WiiWare),
DS: Beat City, Windy X Windam, Game & Watch: Ball (DSi), Game & Watch: Donkey Kong Jr. (DSi), Game & Watch: Flagman (DSi), myPostcards (DSi), Surviving High School (DSi)
Xbox 360: Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper, After Burner Climax (XBLA), Puzzle Chronicles (XBLA)
PS3: After Burner Climax
PSP: Blood Bowl
PC: The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

EUROPE
Wii: Diva Girls: Diva Ballerina, Indiana Jones’ Greatest Adventures (WiiWare), Let’s Play Ballerina, Monster Hunter Tri, NatGeo Quiz! Wild Life, Spellbound Party, World Party Games
DS: Diva Girls: Diva Ballerina,Dancing on Ice, Flipper (DSi), Flips: Enid Blyton’s Adventure Series, Flips: Mr. Gum, Game & Watch: Ball (DSi), Game & Watch: Donkey Kong Jr. (DSi), Game & Watch: Flagman (DSi), Jewl Quest Mysteries: Curse of the Emerald Tear, Little Book of Big Secrets, OK! Puzzle Stars
Xbox 360: Dead to Rights: Retribution, NatGeo Quiz! Wild Life, Nier
PS3: Dead to Rights: Retribution, NatGeo Quiz! Wild Life, NIER
PSP: n/a
PC: The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom, 3D Hunting 2010, Airport Control Simulator, East India Company Collection, The Whispered World, Tow Truck Simulator

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Out next week:
UNITED STATES
Wii: 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, Free Running, Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans
DS: DodoGo! (DSi)
Xbox 360: Super Street Fighter IV, Nier, 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, Deat to Rights: Retribution, Record of Agarest War, Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter (XBLA), Dante’s Inferno: Trails of St. Lucia (XBLA)
PS3: 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, Dead to Rights: Retribution, NIER, Record of Agarest War, Super Street Fighter IV, Dante’s Inferno: Trails of St. Lucia (PSN), Kick-Ass (PSN), Call of Dute: Modern Warfare 2 – Stimulus Package (PSN)
PSP: 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley, PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe (PSN)
PC: The Whispered World, Horrible Histories: Ruthless Romans, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction, Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter, Black Mirror 2, Fishdom 2

EUROPE
Wii: 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, GEON, Iron Man 2, King of Fighters ’95 (WiiWare), WarioWare: Do It Yourself Showcase (WiiWare)
DS: Kilari: Na-san, Mon Meilleur Ami, Iron Man 2, WarioWare D.I.Y., Classic Games, Restaurant Tycoon, The Treasures of Montezuma
Xbox 360: 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, Iron Man 2, Super Street Fighter IV
PS3: 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, God of War Collection, Iron Man 2, Pro Evolution Soccer 2010, Super Street Fighter IV
PSP: 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, Everybody’s Tennis, Iron Man 2
PC: Agatha Christie: Triple Murder Mystery Pack, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West, Mata Hari, Pole Position 2010, Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 Deluxe Edition, Spellforce 2: Faith in Destiny, Tom Clancy’s Spinlter Cell: conviction, Wings of Prey, World Cup Manager 2010, XIII Century: Death or Glory

All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq and Gamespot. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs and Gamestop.
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Game Round-up Week of April 11th, 2010
04/17/10 at 01:18 AM by lemontie
Week of April 11th, 2010

General News
Instead of Climax Games, the next Silent Hill entry will be handled by Vatra Games .

Indie hit Machinarium is now moving on to Sony after being rejected from the Xbox Live Arcade

Australia might not be getting that 18+ rating that they’ve been wanting.

Apocalypse Now might get a game. Maybe I’m too young to know why it shouldn't get a game?

Interested in Ghost Recon: Future Soldier? Check out the impressions below, but maybe you should consider picking up Splinter Cell: Conviction.

Check out the Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days box art here.

Japanese developer Level-5 is working on Time Travelers.

Wonder what Hideo Kojima has for us next? He wonders too.

Green Day: Rock Band won’t have DLC. It still has achievements, though.

Dead Space fans get to know what happens before the said game in the novel Dead Space: Martyr.

Could the developer of Heavenly Sword, Ninja Theory, be working on Devil May Cry 5?

Remember XCOM? I don’t, but it’s coming back for the PC and 360.

Here’s some Sam & Max gameplay for their upcoming game.

Assassin’s Creed 2 is in the Guinness World Records.

It’s okay, Xbox 360, we all knew people were unhappy with the Final Fantasy XIII port. They were so unhappy, in fact, that it sold nearly twice as much on the PS3 than the 360.

The DSi XL can sell, apparently.

Grasshopper Manufacture's new project is coming up...but it's not called Closer.

Play all the violent video games you want before bed.

Nier has some DLC in planning.

Left 4 Dead 2's DLC is coming next week.

PS3/PSP News

After announcing the giant black lollipop now known as the Playstation Move, the less lollipop, more Nunchuk-esque controller has been officially named the Navigation Controller.

If you like your snakes’ solid, you might be happy to know the Collector’s Edition of MGS: Peace Walker is worth $50 and has a special artbook just for you.

The PS3 sells a lot in Japan. Over five million, to be exact.

3D Dot Game Heroes is reminiscent of The Legend of Zelda.

Peek into the future of LittleBigPlanet2's soundtrack.

What's this? No 3D Blu-ray?

Realistic, 60 frames per second fighting with the Playstation Move? You betcha.

Xbox 360 News

Now you don’t have to deal with messy point transactions over Xbox Live; you can now buy in increments of 400 rather than 500.

Sexual tensions over Xbox Live will now double; in Fable 3, you and a partner playing co-op can make babies.

Here’s some more Halo: Reach beta screenshots for viewing pleasure. Along with these, new multiplayer modes have been announced.


Also, some Nintey-Nine Nights II screens are here.

Gears of War 3 is to be released April 5th, 2011 in North America/Asia, April 7th in Japan and Europe on the 8th. Included is 4-Player Co-op, new weapons, and female characters. Check out screenshots and a trailer over at IGN’S GOW3 site.

Who likes Yu-Gi-Oh? I do. Expect the Yu-Gi-Oh XBLA game to be one of my instant buys.

Take a look into how Natal works.

Wii/DS News

Check out the first glimpse at the upcoming 5th generation of Pokemon in Pokemon Black and White.

Famed creator Shigeru Miyamoto claims that his best work is yet to come. What could top Legend of Zelda or Mario?

Miyamoto also says he doesn’t wish to retire at his old age of 60.

You can now watch movies on your Wii via Netflix, though why you would is beyond me.

For any of those who had a crush on Lindsey Lohan a few years ago, live it up with the DS game of Mean Girls.

If you’ve needed more of an incentive to buy a DSi, consider getting Mario & Luigi: Bower’s Inside Story free with this new bundle.

Falling off the Wii Balance Board can easily lead to sexual-arousal syndrome.

While not Dragon Quest X, it is indeed a Dragon Quest game.


PC News

The folks behind Crysis are upset over Apple and their lack of enthusiasm about computer gaming.

Check out Kotaku’s review over the new Alienware M11x gaming laptop

Preorder Sam and Max on Steam and get some nice gifts for your TF2 characters .

Apparently StarCraft II will be rated Adults Only in Korea.


iPhone/iPad News

Namco’s first non-arcade remake game is now on iTunes, titled Lt. Fly: Rise of the Arachnids.

Is Sonic 2 coming to the iPhone?

The iPad won’t be released internationally till May.

Return to Ninjatown is coming to the iPhone.

Developer News

In one of the larger battles between developers and producers, ex-Infinity Ward Jason West and Vince Zampella have already joined with EA to form Respawn Entertainment AND are already preparing for their first game. Check out Joystiq’s interview here.

To go along with this, numerous different IW devs have quit their jobs. What will this mean for Modern Warfare 3?

Misc. News

One of the Final Fantasy artists is now working on his first film titled Zan.

Japanese men aren’t the only people who get addicted to video games.

I don’t have this kind of money to blow on a video game that’s nearly 28 years old.

Korea’s gonna ban late night MMO gamers.

Help a gamer in need.

Previews, Impressions, Hands-on, Reviews, etc.
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, and here

Dead to Rights Retribution, and here

Lucha Libre: AAA Heroes of the Ring

MGS: Peace Walker Tutorial

Lost in Shadows

Two Worlds 2

Nier

Out this week:
UNITED STATES
Wii: Military Madness: Nectaris (WiiWare), Zaxxon (WiiWare), Arcade Shooter: Ilvelo (WiiWare)
DS: 7 Card Games (DSi Store), AiRace (DSi Store), AlphaBounce (DSi Store), Gangstar 2: Kings of L.A. (DSi Store), Easy Piano
Xbox 360: Massage Me (XBLA), Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction, Final Fight: Double Impact (XBLA)
PS3: Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, Final Fight: Double Impact (PSN), Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West (PSN), Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse Episode 1: The Penal Zone (PSN)
PSP: Blood Bowl
PC: Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse Episode 1: The Penal Zone, Dark Void Zero, Wings of Luftwaffe,
iPhone: Dark Void Zero

EUROPE
Wii: Diva Girls: Diva Ballerina, Mega Man 4 (WiiWare), Playmobil Circus, Rugby League 3, Sin and Punishment: Star Successor, Spellbound Party (WiiWare), World Party Games
DS: Diva Girls: Diva Ballerina, Little Book of Big Secretsk, Mystery Tales of Time Travel, Playmobil Knight: Hero of the Kingdom
Xbox 360: Fireburst, Samurai Showdown Sen, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction
PS3: Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, Fireburst, LittleBigPlanet: GOTY Edition
PSP: n/a
PC: Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, Men of War: Red Tide
iPhone: n/a

All news related information obtained off of IGN, Kotaku, Joystiq and Gamespot. Release dates gathered from GameFAQs and Gamestop.
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