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Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/08/24/modern-warfare-2-player-attempting-to-reach-level-70-without-killing-anyone.aspx]Can you play Modern Warfare 2 without killing anyone?[/surl] – more to the point, can you get to L70?
[surl=http://www.officialnintendomagazine.co.uk/article.php?id=19458]Lost Nintendo games[/surl] – that’s not a tv show reference, btw.
[surl=http://www.maxconsole.net/content.php?41893]The email Microsoft is sending Halo: Reach pirates[/surl] – playing any unauthorised game risks a permaban.
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/30099/Target_Launches_Used_Video_Game_Tradein_Service.php]Target to launch used game trade-in service[/surl], will be in 850 US stores by the end of 2010.
Hardware: Stuff to play games on
[surl=http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE67N18720100824]Jedi Mouse company sued by George Lucas[/surl] (you’d think they’d have seen it coming).
[surl=http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catalyst.aspx]AMD has released new Catalyst drivers (v10.8) for Radeon cards[/surl], including official anti-aliasing support for StarCraft.
Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/08/browser_game_pick_up_down_read.html]Browser Game Pick: Up Down Ready[/surl] (by Sword Lady and the Viking)
[surl=http://www.ska-studios.com/2010/08/23/z0mb1es-infects-rbn/]I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1 sells 308K copies[/surl], infects the Rock Band Network.
In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/08/25/guilty-gear-gaiden-for-dsiware-its-not-a-fighting-game/]DSiWare Guilty Gear Gaiden is not a fighting game[/surl], but it looks fun regardless.
[surl=http://www.officialnintendomagazine.co.uk/article.php?id=19541]Doctor Who comes to Nintendo[/surl] – finally!
[surl=http://supererogatory.tumblr.com/post/1007950898]PopCap register Vacation Quest trademark[/surl], we wonder if this is news.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/08/25/r-u-s-e-pc-demo-released-on-steam/]R.U.S.E. PC demo out now[/surl] on Steam.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/08/25/a-blood-red-state-dead-state-revealed]Dead State is a ZRPG from DoubleBear[/surl] (Obsidian / Troika vets) – the Z stands for zombies, duh.
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/08/25/dungeon-defenders-coming-to-consoles.aspx]Dungeon Defenders coming to consoles[/surl], Castle Crashers meets Defense of the Ancients.
Not just for calls: mobile gaming updates
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/android-users-try-out-gameloft-hd-games-182343.phtml]Gameloft HD games[/surl] are highly recommended for Android users.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/free-app-of-the-day-fastar–182339.phtml]Free app of the Day: Fastar![/surl] …it should hook you for more than 5 minutes.
Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=261771]Could Trophies be coming to the PSP?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2010-08-25-ubisoft-doubts-move-or-kinect-can-extend-console-cycle]Kinect / Move won’t extend the 360 / PS3 lifespan[/surl], says Ubisoft.
[surl=http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100824/ap_en_ot/as_japan_toshiba3d_tv]Toshiba joins Nintendo in making glasses-free 3D displays[/surl].
In good company: Business news
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/08/25/ex-apb-devs-take-shots-at-realtime-worlds/]Ex-APB devs take shots at Realtime Worlds[/surl] (yeah. Kick ’em when they’re down.)
MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/25/apb-has-130k-registered-players-high-average-playtime-and-reven/]APB has 130k registered players[/surl], high average playtime and revenue per user.
[surl=http://www.champions-online.com/anniversary]Champions Online reveal their celebration plans[/surl] – it’s nearly been a year since launch!
[surl=http://www.thebible-onlinegame.com/]The Bible Online is asking for beta signups[/surl] and looks a bit …potentially offensive.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/08/25/guild-wars-2-necromancer-revealed/]Guild Wars 2 – the Necromancer is revealed[/surl] – bigger, badder and deadlier.
[surl=http://www.playonline.com/pcd/topics/ff11us/detail/5757/detail.html]Final Fantasy XI’s new abilities[/surl] get a quick preview.
[surl=http://www.ffxivcore.com/topic/11964-surplus-and-you-komoto-speaks/]Final Fantasy XIV fatigue format[/surl] finally put forward.
Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/30085/Sony_May_Remove_Flags_From_GT5_Kart_Course_Amid_Controversy.php]Sony may remove flags from GT5[/surl], as more Italians get upset.
Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/24/thq-asks-for-patience-as-it-tries-to-solve-metro-2033-dlc-achi/]THQ continue to work on Metro 2033 DLC achievement issue[/surl], and ask for your patience.
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/hiroyuki-kobayashi-talks-devil-kings]Hiroyuki chats about Sengoku Basara[/surl] and his inspiration, among other things.
[surl=http://www.pcgamer.com/2010/08/25/elementals-disastrous-launch-stay-well-away/]PC Gamer advises you “stay well away” from Elemental[/surl] …
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/08/25/stardock-ceo-responds-to-pc-gamers-statements-on-elemental/]Stardock CEO responds to these statements[/surl], explaining the Day Zero patch.
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/08/25/ea-partners-is-highly-highly-confident-of-respawns-first-game/]EA is “highly confident” about Respawn’s first game[/surl] – let’s see if they deliver.