Today in Gaming News - August 29, 2011

by Keith Sadler, posted on 29 August 2011 / 1,504 Views

Ablegamers at the PAX Prime “Gamers Doing Good” panel unveiled their Adroit Switchblade controller for use by disabled gamers.

Lifehacker outlines how to turn your PC into a retro gaming rig.

Wired reviews the Razer Onza Xbox Controller.

Skyrim will fit on one Xbox 360 DVD, Bethesda confirms.

According to a leaked video, Modern Warfare 3 may get 32 player matches. We also learn the game will get Steamworks integration.

Nintendo have announced a special edition The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword which includes a golden wii remote. Check out a video and pictures after the jump.

Here are all the ending videos for Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online Edition.

‘Notch’ is sticking with the name “Scrolls” and we also have the first official trailer.

XCOM’s E3 demo is finally past the embargo date.

Forza 4 achievement list has been revealed; you need a Kinect to get 1000 points.

GDC Online reveals all-day events by Google, Unity Technologies, and even an “unprecedented” writing/design showcase by Blizzard, which will coincide with the main events taking place Monday, October 10 through Thursday, October 13, 2011 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

A new multiplayer map for Uncharted 3 has surfaced called “Desert Village.”

Siliconera outlines Bakuman: The Way of a Manga Artist with a trailer.

Kotaku takes a look at Weeds Social Club which is the official game of Weeds on Showtime.

Techmo Koei/Namco-Bandai release a teaser site pointing to a September 5 reveal. Dynasty Warriors Gundam? Another Tekken cross?

Resistance 3’s officially available again with the 3D Display bundle. We also learn that you can have an unlogoed version of the boxart created by British designer Olly Moss.

Max Payne 3 gets new screenshots.

An episode of AMC’s “Breaking Bad” saw a lead character playing RAGE

Here’s seven minutes of Star Fox 64 3D footage.

Zeboyd games, creators of Cthulhu Saves The World have announced they’re going to be developing Penny Arcade’s next Adventure.

The God of War Origins Collection is out for PSN tomorrow for PlayStation Plus members and next week for everybody else.

Disney is planning Epic Mickey 2.

Majesco wins the “Twister” license; we’ll see a Kinect version soon.

Professor Layton and the Last Specter (in the US) is Professor Layton And The Spectre's Call (in the UK.) Nintendo says that the Last Specter will be available for US residents October 17.


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Sri Lumpa (on 29 August 2011)

Golden wiimote only confirmed for the US... grrr. I hope it get released in other countries too.