Today in Gaming News - August 10, 2011

by Keith Sadler, posted on 10 August 2011 / 1,905 Views

That Revenge of the Jedi moment from Irrational Games’ BioShock Infinite was scrap from an unreleased game.

New screenshots for Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin are available today, the game will be available September 20 for PSP. Siliconera outlines the game’s main character, Tatsuya Suou.

Here are the first five minutes of Ico and the first 11 minutes of Shadow of the Colossus running on a PS3. The remastered version of these games will be out next month.

We’re told that Tommy, Prey lead character, will play an integral role in Prey 2.

Video blips from today include F.E.A.R. 3 Trine 2and Ridge Racer Unbounded.

Here’s a breakdown of Mortal Kombat’s latest DLC character, Freddy Kreuger. Mortal Kombat: Legacy will be available on Blu-Ray November 8.

Seems that fans really want Half-Life 3, an as yet unplanned sequel to Half Life 2.

Colors! 3D will be available via Nintendo’s e-Shop this coming Fall.

As of today, Mindscape’s video development wing “Puncher’s Impact” is officially done making video games after 30 loyal years of service at the cost of 40 US jobs.

Penny Arcade and PVP have collaborated on a new comic strip available today called The Trenches which pokes fun at the life of the video game tester.

BitMob posted an interview with Korean fighting game competitors “Infiltration” and “Laugh.”

Here’s a guy controlling Mario with an eye-tracker.

Don’t panic! The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is almost upon us! Bring your towel.

Wall Street says that software (including video games) is more profitable than oil.

Reggie Fils-Aime admits that Nintendo made mistakes when releasing the 3DS. In other Nintendo news, those living in the UK will have access to 5,000 WiFi hotspots via The Cloud. We also leard that Nintendo is officially not announcing release dates for Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7. Though it’s entirely likely they’ll be available November 13 and December 4, respectively.

BioWare says that there are no plans to region-lock Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Here is boxart for FIFA 12.

App developers Rovio and Electronic Arts (amongst others) filed a motion that would insist that Apple get involved with a lawsuit with Lodsys, LLC over copyright infringement of Lodsys’ in-app upgrade service.

Here’s a large slew of new screenshots for Rift.

 Here’s a dev diary for Resistance 3.

SEGA’s limited edition 7th Dragon 2020 comes with headphones.

Here are the top-grossing iOS games.

PlayStation Minis will get Hysteria Project 2 on August 23. If you have a severe shortage of creepy men staring creepily at you, check out the video.

Here’s what’s happening in PlayStation Home this week.

Here is Dead Island’s “Purna,” outlined, screen-shotted, and trailered. Coincidentally, tomorrow begins the Dead Island Full Immersion on PlayStation Home.

Here is why Quake Live isn’t very popular… yet.


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3 Comments

kthsdlr (on 11 August 2011)

(Instrumental) Thanks, dude. :)


padib (on 10 August 2011)

I love these short summaries. They rock, keep them coming.


spurgeonryan (on 11 August 2011)

Wow! I never read these articles, lots of good info in them. IOS sales!!!