Video Games

This Week In Games 9.12.10

The Witness, followup to Braid
The Witness, followup to Braid

PAX 'Prime' 2010 in Seattle drew 67,600 people, up about 7000 from last year.

Some small but awesome titles from the show: The Witness (video), Outland, Spy Party,

Brian Wood, lead developer of Company of Heroes Online, was killed by a drugged out twenty-somethings in a car crash. His wife and unborn child survived.

Amazon is now charging a mere $0.99 shipping for most release date delivered games.

Woohoo! Walmart leaked a price for the until-now-unconfirmed Ico/Shadow of the Colossus HD combo for PS3.

Awesome Indie game, Machinarium, makes its way onto the Wii.

id Software may bring Rage to the Android phone platform.


Just Add Water follows up last week's announcement that it's bringing Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath to PS3 with news of its plans to develop a total of six games in the series.

Gamasutra interview with JAW CEO Steward Gilray about his company's Oddworld plans.

Both Nintendo and Sony go after piracy with firmware updates.

Bioware collects a TON of stats on how Mass Effect 2 is played. What's that all for, anyway?

Blizzard has released its first StarCraft II custom map - Burning Tide.

The Battlefield: Bad Company 2 expansion, Vietnam, will be showcased at Tokyo Gameshow this week.

The GTA 3 trilogy (3, Vice City, and San Andreas) are coming to Mac.