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August’s two big gaming expos happen one right after the other and just as Gamescom comes to a close in Germany, PAX Prime is readying itself for the big time in Seattle. The gaming world had more than that this week as all sorts news that is both thrilling and chilling spilled out onto the Interwebs this week.
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This week, our focus remained on the awe-inspiring Borderlands 2. We got a look at the game’s first teaser trailer, a few screenshots and capped it off with a wish list detailing What We Want From Borderlands 2. Take a ride!
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The Week in Reviews…
- Toy Soldiers: Cold War: You Want a War? You Got a War!
- Bastion: The Kid May Be Mute, But He Talks a Good Game
- BioShock: Rapture: A Man Chooses… To Not Read This Book
The Week in New Games…
- This Week’s Releases: El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, No More Heroes Heroes’ Paradise, Age of Empires Online and more
- This Week’s PlayStation Network Update: Medal of Honor: Frontline, Breath of Fire IV and more.
- This Week’s XBLA Wednesday: Toy Soldiers: Cold War
- This Week’s Nintendo Download: Urban Champion: 3D Classics and more
- Next Week’s Releases: Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Tropico 4 and more
Amazing Paperboy Delivers…
- According to a new report on CNN, 90% of video games go unfinished.
- Call of Duty: Black Ops Rezurrection trailer investigates the undead in space
- BioWare begins second round of voting for Mass Effect 3′s official “FemShep.”
- Nintendo of Europe will be releasing The Last Story and Pandora’s Tower in 2012. Why Reggie why?
- Ninja Gaiden III will have PlayStation Move functionality.
- The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has been given a November 20 release date.
- Sony announces Resistance: Burning Skies for the Vita.
- Microsoft has released some new behind the scenes footage of Forza Motorsport 4.
- Sony announces standalone DLC for InFamous 2, the vampiric InFamous 2: Festival of Blood.
- PlayStation Vita‘s tech specs revealed; Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Foursquare confirmed
- Sony slashes PlayStation 3 price to $249 (160GB system) and $299 (320GB system).
- Gears of War 3 gets stereoscopic 3D mode.
- First Lollipop Chainsaw trailer is full of candy, rainbows, pigtails and blood.
- Mr. Freeze tries to ice The Dark Knight in the latest Batman: Arkham City trailer.
It’s a Secret to Everybody…
- Blizzard is “very, very serious” about bringing Diablo III to consoles.
- Epic Games has five new games in development and is happy to be doing PC development again.
Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher blames the UK riots on video games. Really. But bear in mind, this is a man who bludgeoned his brother with a cricket bat for talking too loudly.