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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/08/30/agarest_senki_2_event_cg/]Record of Agarest War 2 media[/surl] “ups the naughtiness”.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/08/30/company-of-heroes-online-trailer-fights-for-the-allies/]Company of Heroes Online trailer[/surl] fights for the allies.
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/08/30/shattered-horizon-retail-release-trailered/]Shattered Horizon trailer[/surl] comes with the retail release.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/try-to-remember-what-quantum-theory-is-with-these-screens-182727.phtml]Quantum Theory screens[/surl] are there to remind you.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/08/30/medal-of-honor-trailer-gets-a-massive-killstreak/]Medal of Honor trailer[/surl] gets a massive killstreak.
For a good cause: Gamers for Charity
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/hudson-s-lost-in-shadow-partners-with-child-s-play-182765.phtml]Hudson’s Lost in Shadow partners with Child’s Play[/surl], rewards Facebook Likes.
Analyse this: They look at the industry
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/30149/Analyst_Mafia_II_Likely_Unprofitable_Long_Delays_Arent_Helping_TakeTwo.php]Mafia II ‘unlikely’ to be profitable[/surl], says Pachter.
Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://goozernation.com/Gamers/MikeRohde/Batteries_Nintendo.htm]How to change an NES cartridge battery[/surl] …now you know.
[surl=http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/08/gamasutra_hits_1_million_month.html]Gamasutra hits 1 million monthly readers[/surl], adds Parkin, Morris and Orland as editors.
[surl=http://www.gamepolitics.com/2010/08/30/digipen-moves-new-facility]Game school DigiPen moves[/surl] and their new spot is pretty spiffy.
A Legal Matter: Gamers in court
[surl=http://fingergaming.com/2010/08/30/ftc-announces-settlement-with-reverb-for-fraudulent-iphone-game-reviews/]FTC reaches a settlement over fraudulent iPhone game reviews[/surl].
[surl=http://www.industrygamers.com/news/ea-fires-back-at-edge-games-says-its-deceiving-uspto/]EA return fire at Edge Games[/surl], say it’s deceiving the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.tigsource.com/2010/08/30/grow-valley/]Grow Valley has been released[/surl], there goes all my spare time.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/08/youtube-point-click-adventure-howard-glitch/]Howard Glitch[/surl]: YouTube as a point and click adventure.
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/news/40658/Team-17-breaks-ties-with-publishers]Worms developer steps back from third-party publishers[/surl], and will publish their own games – as well as other indies.
[surl=http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/08/freeware_game_pick_orfeo_rober.html]Orfeo[/surl] is a freeware game pick from Roberto Dillon.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/08/30/hazy-shade-of-winter-seasons/]Seasons[/surl] isn’t technically a game, but…
[surl=http://matesfamily.org/bz2/]Battlezone II patch 1.3 Public Beta 6[/surl] has been released – and it’s both official and unofficial.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/08/xbox-live-indie-games-releases-august-29-2010/]Xbox Live Indie Games Releases[/surl]: August 29, 2010.
In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.capcom-unity.com/jgonzo/blog/2010/08/27/announcing_the_dead_rising_2:_high_stakes_edition]Pre-order Dead Rising 2: High Stakes Edition[/surl], you could win a 6-foot zombie.
[surl=http://press.nintendo.com/articles.jsp?id=25161]Golden Sun: Dark Dawn gets release date[/surl] and some story details.
[surl=http://www.extraguy.com/2010/08/epic-mickey-collectors-edition-revealed/]Epic Mickey Collector’s Edition[/surl] is pretty darn shiny.
[surl=http://www.amazon.com/Epic-Mickey-Collectors-Prima-Official/dp/030788984X/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1283113604&sr=1-2]The game’s also getting hardcover Collector’s Edition Prima guide[/surl], mmm.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/ea-registers-thesims4-com-thesims5-com-the-sims6-com–182730.phtml]EA has registered TheSims4.com[/surl], and TheSims5, and TheSims6, and…
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/08/25/a-blood-red-state-dead-state-revealed/]Dead State: Doublebear’s new ZRPG[/surl] (the z stands for zombies, y’know).
[surl=http://twitter.com/GearboxSoftware/statuses/22545752332]Borderlands Game of the Year edition[/surl] finally confirmed.
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/08/30/monday-night-combat-update-dlc-and-statues-on-the-way.aspx]Monday Night Combat update, DLC and statues[/surl] on the way!
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/08/30/space-invaders-infinity-gene-set-for-september/]Space Invaders: Infinity Gene coming next month[/surl] to XBLA, PSN.
[surl=http://www.4gamer.net/games/107/G010745/20100830010/]Japanese Yakuza PSP demo available now[/surl] – and here’s how to access it.
Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://majornelson.com/archive/2010/08/30/price-change-for-xbox-live-gold-subscription.aspx]Xbox Live subscription charges to increase[/surl], in Canada, Mexico, the UK and the US.
[surl=http://www.gamergrrlz.net/2010/08/north-america-nintendo-dsi-price-drop.html]North America DSi Price Drop[/surl], sorry rest-of-the-world.
[surl=http://www.slashgamer.com/2010/08/30/new-xbox-360-controller-coming-d-pad-redesigned/]New Xbox 360 controller coming[/surl] – the much-maligned D-pad in for a makeover.
Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/08/30/microsoft-pc-chief-unannounced-game-aimed-at-the-gpu-cpu-upgraders/]Microsoft are still dedicated to the hardcore gamer[/surl], with at least one title aimed at GPU / CPU upgraders.
[surl=http://www.gamestm.co.uk/interviews/skate-or-die-how-criterion%E2%80%99s-cancelled-remake-led-to-burnout-3/]Criterion worked on a remake of Skate or Die[/surl], and pitched Need for Speed: Split Second.
Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=http://www.capcom-unity.com/jgonzo/blog/2010/08/30/servbot_bobble_budd_gets_a_friend:_chuck_greene]Dead Rising 2’s Chuck Green toy[/surl], available at PAX.
[surl=http://tomopop.com/tomopop-review-capcom-s-servbot-bobble-budd-14293.phtml]Servbot Bobble Budd review[/surl], in case you were curious.
Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/30/discounted-xbox-live-subscription-cards-available-from-amazon-n/]Discounted Xbox Live subscription cards[/surl] from a bunch of US retailers.
Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/26/god-of-war-game-directors-live-in-la/]You’re invited to a taping of a God of War documentary[/surl] in Los Angeles.
[surl=http://bethblog.com/index.php/2010/08/30/just-announced-hunted-presentation-at-pax/]PAX will get a Hunted presentation[/surl] from Bethesda.