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10:14 AM on 08/06/11 
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NEWS

- The world's top Xbox LIVE Gamerscore has just passed 600,000 points.

- The PS Vita, as well as doing your homework and filing your taxes, can also be used as a PS3 controller. Is there anything this thing can't do?

- You know how awesome Catherine is? So does Mega64. This is hilarious, as is everything Mega64 does.

- MineCon 2011 details were released. Don't forget to pack a pickaxe.

- Brink: Agents of Change is free for two weeks. Yeah. Free. Download it.

- Artificial Fiction is giving away 2 Humble Indie Bundle Steam keys. Again. Free. Who doesn't like free?

NINTENDO

- In 'Sorry for Accidentally Rhyming' news, Modern Warfare 3 will be released on the Wii.

- Satoru Iwata, in a strange turn fo events, has publicly apologized for the 3DS' price cut.

- One of my favorite levels of all time, City Escape, has been announced for Sonic Generations. A bittersweet feeling, really. Also, in ground breaking new developments from Sonic Team, old Sonic fans are 'hard to please.'

MICROSOFT

- Dragon Age 2's new DLC, Legacy, is more or less the company showing that it [url=http://www.joystiq.com/2011/08/05/biowares-laidlaw-da2-legacy-dlc-is-a-response-to-fan-complai/]'listens to feedback and complaints.'[/url

- A patch for Mortal Kombat's online play will be released August 9th.

- Check out this boss looking new game from Bethesda, the first person action game Dishonored.

SONY

- Band Hero developer Activision is being sued by Adam Levine for using his likeness for their game without his permission. Attention rockstars: READ THE FINE PRINT.

- Twisted Metal, originally with an October 4th release date, has been pushed back to 'next year.'

- Check out the Skyrim pre order bundle. It's pretty swee-HOLY SH*T IT'S A F*CKING DRAGON.

- BloodRayne: Betrayal, which looks fucking awesome, has been delayed on PSN until October 3rd.

- New Batman outfits as DLC for Arkham City. Check out the Batman Beyond threads.

- Did you get Catherine yet? Because it sold 200,000 copies in its first week.


RELEASES
(Kind of a slow week...):

Fruit Ninja Kinect - (XBLA)
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World - (DS)
The Mysterious Case of Dr. Jekell and Mr. Hyde - (DS)
Puzzler World 2 - (DS)

Sources: PCGamer, Joystiq, Artificial Fiction, GameSpot, Destructoid, IGN, Kotaku

Contributors: Viva Sonata and Gunn3r
05:52 PM on 08/06/11 
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Gunn3r, if you have one or two more news pieces, that'd be great!
06:04 AM on 08/07/11 
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I'm at work right now, but I'll add more when I get home.

MineCon 2011 details were released. Don't forget to pack a pickaxe.

Brink: Agents of Change is free for two weeks. Yeah. Free. Download it.

Artificial Fiction is giving away 2 Humble Indie Bundle Steam keys. Again. Free. Who doesn't like free?

Releases (Kind of a slow week...):
Fruit Ninja Kinect - (XBLA)
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World - (DS)
The Mysterious Case of Dr. Jekell and Mr. Hyde - (DS)
Puzzler World 2 - (DS)

Sources: PCGamer, Joystiq, Artificial Fiction, GameSpot
10:14 AM on 08/07/11 
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Gunn3r, if you have one or two more news pieces, that'd be great!

I'm at work right now, but I'll add more when I get home.


I added Gunn3r's to Viva's. Quote me when you are done adding to your posts.
03:42 PM on 08/07/11 
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I added Gunn3r's to Viva's. Quote me when you are done adding to your posts.

I'm all set. Waiting on Gunn3r.
04:48 PM on 08/07/11 
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I added Gunn3r's to Viva's. Quote me when you are done adding to your posts.

Go ahead and post it. I'll add the news to next weeks (as the story is still developing).
05:24 PM on 08/07/11 
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I'm all set. Waiting on Gunn3r.

Go ahead and post it. I'll add the news to next weeks (as the story is still developing).
posted....let me know if I need to edit anything

I was going to try to bold things for you as lemontie suggested but could not figure out what to bold.
07:36 PM on 08/12/11 
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I'll be done with my section tomorrow night.
12:48 PM on 08/13/11 
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It's not much, because I've been overloaded with work, and I don't have tomorrow to work on this, as I'll be at Warped, but here it goes:

EA won't release Battlefield 3 on Steam, and has pulled several major franchises from Steam.

Xbox users, clear some room on your hard drives or rage quit, because the install for RAGE is over 22GB.

New details about Borderlands 2 was released. They're adding new guns. Since there weren't enough in the first game...

Valve announces new Counter Strike game. Counter terrorists win.

Releases:
Kyotokei (WiiWare)
Zombies Ruined My Day (XBLA)
Goals (XBL Indie)
Andromium (XBL Indie)

If I have time/if I can find some more news, I'll update this and make a new post to draw attention to the updates. However, if I don't post anything by tomorrow, just assume that it's complete and go ahead and post that.
10:05 AM on 08/14/11 
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NEWS
- EA won't release Battlefield 3 on Steam, and has pulled several major franchises from Steam.

- Xbox users, clear some room on your hard drives or rage quit, because the install for RAGE is over 22GB.

- New details about Borderlands 2 was released. They're adding new guns. Since there weren't enough in the first game...

- Valve announces new Counter Strike game. Counter terrorists win.


SONY

- The Playstation Network is getting first dibs on the for Assassin's Creed: Revelations.

- Call of Duty: Black Ops' new map pack includes putting players
on the moon.

- A final gasp for the PSP before the Vita hits shelves - new release bundles.

MICROSOFT

- Check out the indie games being released over the rest of the summer on XBLA.

- Rage will feature content that won't be accessable to anyone buying the game used without paying extra.

- For the three of you that care to know, Sonic 4 Episode 2 indo is 'coming soon.'

- Calling all Minecraft players - be a creeper on the go with these new kicks.

NINTENDO

- Just Dance 2 has apparently hit the five million mark for US sales.

- Nintendo of America will be watching 'very closely' over Xenoblades Chronicles' [url-http://www.joystiq.com/2011/08/11/reggie-noa-watching-xenoblade-performance-in-europe/]performance in Europe.

- Subsequently, with this new release, you should read up on Operation Rainfall'sprogress. They're a group dedicated to bringing that and a couple of other games to America for localization.

- One more reason Nintendo's feeling pressure? The iPhone.

RELEASES


Kyotokei (WiiWare)
Zombies Ruined My Day (XBLA)
Goals (XBL Indie)
Andromium (XBL Indie)

Sources: kotaku, destructoid, nintendoworldreport, 1up


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10:47 AM on 08/14/11 
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Maybe we should be bringing in a third person to round off some subjects that we miss...
07:32 PM on 08/14/11 
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Maybe we should be bringing in a third person to round off some subjects that we miss...
posting now
07:46 PM on 08/19/11 
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Will begin to post news tomorrow, having it finished by Sunday.
05:36 PM on 08/20/11 
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Will begin to post news tomorrow, having it finished by Sunday.
Great. Quote me when it is ready.
09:11 AM on 08/21/11 
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Hey, guys. Seeing as most of the news on the three major publishers is kinda running dry recently, I decided to dedicate this week's news to Europe's largest gaming exhibition, GamesCom, that occurred this week, and I'll run it down as best as I can!

PC

- MMO juggernaut developer NCSoft (Aion, City of Heroes) unveiled a brand new project, the sci-fi-fantasy-western-ish WildStar. Check out the first few minutes of gameplay. Looks badass.

- Also announced was the 1.5 patch for RIFT. The twelve people that play that game can check out what's to come.

- Portal 2 will get free DLC in mid-September. Maybe. Probably. This is Valve we're talking about.

- Two Worlds II is getting a rather large expansion expansion.

- Samsung used this week to unveil a new gaming PC.

- More details for Battlefield 3, Modern Warfare 3, and Skyrim.

- There was a DOTA 2 tournament. Check that out, there are replays.

PLAYSATION 3/PS VITA

- Dark Souls,the follow up to 2009's Demon Souls, will be 'much harder' than the first and will have no DLC.

-More Resistance 3 details.

- Overkill Studios has announced Payday: The Heist as a PS3 exclusive.

- Electronic Arts and Activision got into some draaaamaaaaa.

- I know it's not a Gamescom article, but check out this puzzle launch game for the Vita, Escape Route.

- Ninja Gaiden 3 will be Playstation MOVE compatible.

- Sony has announced a new model of the PSP. Yay?

- The PS Vita version of Resistance will, according to Nihilistic Studios, no loading screens.

- Gaming developer auteur Suda51's new project is called Lollipop Chainsaw.Um.... right.

XBOX 360

- Xbox's Dashboard interface is getting another face-lift.

- More gameplay footage for the new Assassin's Creed.

- More screens for the much-hyped Dishonored are up.

- Check out this pile of small articles for new details on Mass Effect 3, Borderlands 2, Forza 4, and more.

NINTENDO WII/3DS

- The Wii console is getting a slimmer, not sure if want look, and will be available this holiday season.

- The only news I could find from Gamescom for Nintendo is that the 3DS' new Super Mario 3D Land, out November 13th, will include Sonic. Son, I am disappoint.

source: destructoid, joystiq, cinemablend, gamespot, gamespy, Dota 2, sohood, The Escapist, gamerlive, itsthelingo, mygaming



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