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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 gameplay is our first glimpse at Wii footage.
Alt-Play: Jason Rohrer Anthology trailer is for some good indie DSiWare.
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn footage shows the first 20 minutes of the game.
Analyse this: They look at the industry
Wii will be top holiday seller, according to Pachter.
Interesting... Assorted bits and pieces
Irrational dig up the pitch for Monster Island, we still want to play.
Teacher says DS 'encourages and enhances learning', which is reassuring.
A Legal Matter: Gamers in court
US Supreme Court's blog offers a preview of next week's landmark case.
History: Where we've been
GDC celebrate their 25th conference with an official history outreach.
In Development: Games in progress
Borderlands title update detailed, and it's due in November.
Call of Duty: Black Ops multiplayer details focus on PS3.
Camping Mama, and we don't mean she's hanging out by spawn points.
Medal of Honor gets hot (zone)...
Shank and Deathspank now available for PC, thank you Steam!
Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
The importance of iDOS (or, Someone run with the idea!)
The PlayStation Phone - the first post.
PS Phone: Sony calls fake on NowGamer, who did their research.
PS Phone: Engadget say it's real, with much foot-stamping.
Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
Nintendo aren't putting much energy into WiiWare promotions, in case you hadn't noticed.
Sony to launch free, tier-based incentive program creatively titled PlayStation Rewards.
The Fable 3 Xbox 360. Nuff said.
In good company: Business news
Apparently, Apple nearly bought Bungie before Microsoft - the world would have been very different.
Likewise, Rare was nearly an Activision studio, but Microsoft snapped them up.
MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
Van Helsing MMO will take the fight to classic movie monsters, I'm a little bit excited.
WoW: Expect Deathwing to pop up in a Cataclysm pre-event, burninating the place.
Blizzard want their new MMO to co-exist with WoW, because they don't like self-sabotage.
Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
Super Meat Boy! Soundtrack released, and the composer's not afraid to talk about it.
Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
Dragon Age 2 will get a content delivery system similar to ME2's Cerberus network.
Diablo III is "suited" to consoles, but Blizzard still aren't promising anything.
Mario could spin his own epic yarn following Kirby's success.
Twisted Pixel are working on a pair of projects to follow on from Comic Jumper and 'Splosion Man.
Team Ninja is just fine without Itagaki, says Hayashi.
The Assassin's Creed team are always working on new concepts.
Ex-Street Fighter dev now working on new Move title, but he can't share too many details.
Atlus are refreshing Persona 2: Innocent Sin, for PSP.
Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
Fan-made Portal shirt is amazing.
Closed for business: Industry closures / layoffs
100 jobs cut at EA Canada and Black Box, "seasonal roll-offs" from Skate 3 and NBA Elite 11.
Downloadable Content: Fix it later
BioShock 2 getting console DLC - that's Minerva's Den, Protector Trials and the Final Patch!
Cheap Thrills: Games that won't hurt your wallet
Torchlight has a birthday, goes on sale.
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