This Week In Games 9.19.10
Also, Team Ico's The Last Guardian finally got more love - a holiday 2011 release was floated out there, though it still seems to be in "when it's done" mode.
Microsoft showed a lot of Kinect, but also its new line of Xbox panties.
Lord of The Rings Online (LOTRO) is now free to play. Plus, check the super hokey ad on the homepage.
Quake Live got some tiered pricing, but "Premium" is free until Sept 26th, if you feel like taking a 10 year step backwards (into awesomeness).
PC gamers rejoice! Relic will be dumping GFW Live and replacing it with Steamworks for their upcoming Dawn of War 2: Retribution (Orkz!).
For those few who may care at all, (the outstanding) Heavy Rain is getting Playstation Move support on 9/22. Looks a little ... dirty.
The sad cost of shoe-horning in Move support is all that DLC they promised. Lame.
The Wii is getting a Super Mario Bros. 25th anniversary collection next month. In Japan. No US date has been announced.
Demon's Souls developer, From Software, has a new game coming in 2011 to PS3 and 360. Project Dark.
Biggest MMO flameout EVAR - Crackdown developer Realtime Worlds' latest game, APB, shuts down after only 3 months. Sad.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam got another trailer this week at TGS. And it's weird. The trailer plays it like there's some narrative, but it's a multiplayer expansion.
This Week In Games 7.17.10
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Valve's new game, Alien Swarm, is a free, four player coop bug hunt, and will be available through Steam on July 19.
Season 4 of The Guild has launched!
Blizzard gives a calm and reasonable explanation of Real ID. Extremely calm, in fact, considering their forum goers' behavior during the debacle. Democracy in action?
Many, many people voiced their privacy concerns to the ESRB during the Real ID mess, and, with almost hilarious irony, the ESRB CC'd about 1000 of them at once.
A Song of Ice and Fire video game announced: A Game of Thrones: Genesis.
Red Dead Redemption is an unqualified success, and has held the top sales slot for the second month in a row. So that must be why Rock Star San Diego laid off a bunch of Red Dead developers.
For all of you retail-box haters, StarCraft 2 will be available digitally on day one.
Double Fine is working on 4 small games, and there will be no Brutal Legend 2.
Sony announces a variety of Playstation Move bundles and pricing.