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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
BioShock infinite desktop art. Pimpin'.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
Facebook games suck up 927 million hours each month, pretty infographic advices.
John Romero's Facebook app Ravenwood Fair launches, it's… cuddly.

Interesting... Assorted bits and pieces
Metacritic want reviews to be art, they should check out mine, baby.
The evolution of geeks. Everyone loves pigeon holes!
Java and PDF exploit attempts spike sharply; Microsoft concerned.
A list of minimalist games features some absolute gold.
TF2 update is all about trading.
Guardians of Graxia only on GamersGate, damn.
Garry's Mod's trampolines are Garry's own personal favourite, for good reason.
In defence of the "gamer" label. Well said!
Medal of Honor PC patch, thank goodness.

Hardware: Stuff to play games on
Futuremark demo shows off latest graphics tech. So start saving for a new GPU.
Apple's new teeny-tiny MacBook Air models are super smexy.

A Legal Matter: Gamers in court
Sony tackle individual PSBreak users, so behave.

History: Where we've been
749 NES games in 15 minutes, to celebrate the console's 25th anniversary.
… and Club Nintendo are offering special merch to mark the occasion.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
Electric Boogaloo is a time sink, yes it is.

In Development: Games in progress
DMC's Dante needed to be completely different, says Capcom.
Studio Liverpool working on new racer, perhaps Wipeout, perhaps not.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
Angry Bird devs won't use EA-owned app publisher. No selling out, man.
Super Twario combines platforming with Twitter, which is good, I guess?

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
Xbox Silver has a new name, makes PSN Standard's namelessness look dodgy.
God of War Collection coming to PSN - no word on non-US territories.
Killzone 3 special editions will feature DLC, and there are two to choose from.
Sega's Vanquish review round up paints a better picture than the Internet believes.
Ivy the Kiwi? arrives on DS and Wii next week, from Sonic creator.
New PlayStation 2 bundle with Toy Story 3, people still buying the old dear.
Michael Jackson Kinect game delayed, we're devvoed.

In good company: Business news
Demon's Souls driving Atlus profits. A sequel will make the gazillionaires.
Microsoft still blowing the anti-3D horn, calls it "weird".

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
Mario and Luigi have a spat on Facebook, and Mario is a tool.
Exorcist-style Fallout: New Vegas bug goes here since there's no "scary" category.
The Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright trailer translated, maybe not supposed to be as hilarious as it is.
Penny Arcade take the werewolves' side, poor things.

Tuneful: Rock Band / Guitar Hero DLC
Billy Joel coming to Rock Band 3 out of spite. Awesome. And hilarious.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
WoW hot fix ups Hunter DPS. HUNTER SMASH!
Champions Online's Demonflame is live, includes a lot of purple.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
Full Tony Hawk: Shred soundtrack posted; and hear-able, too!
Sailor Moon theme song recreated in Street Fighter II. "Lol wut".
My Chemical Romance supply GT5 opening theme. I did not see that coming.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
Grio asks if Enslaved is "racially insensitive". Does that mean we can't watch Monkey Magic?

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
Paul Wedgwood says UK devs are exploited, Splash Damage not included, obviously.
Final Fallout: New Vegas dev diary discusses characters and voice acting.

An Apple a day: The Mac side of things
Apple announce Mac App Store, now servicing all your iDevices.
Aussie devs Firemint announce first Mac App Store game: Flight Control HD

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
Buy Goldeneye game, get Goldeneye DVD bonus, but you do pay shipping.
Professor Layton and Ace Attorney series hit milestone, explains bizarre crossover.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
Two Civ V faction packs announced; one free, one premium.

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  • published: October 20, 2010
  • by: Brenna Hillier
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Journalist, writer, gamer, adventuress.
And some other things.
None of which are relevant to this.

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