Today in Gaming News - August 30, 2011

by Keith Sadler, posted on 30 August 2011 / 2,103 Views

Here are the full instructions for Nintendo’s Ambassador Program. They’re ridiculously complicated. They’ve also said there’s more games inbound.

Michael Gamble, producer and community manager for BioWare says that Mass Effect 3 is Shepard’s last story for the Mass Effect series. “After this, Commander Shepard’s story is complete,”

Here’s Mojang Studios’ “Scrolls” teaser trailer.

OnLive is working with GameSpot for in-review game demos.

Here’s more Caspian Border footage from PAX Prime. Also, Not shooting civilians isn’t just a good idea, it’s now impossible in Battlefield 3.

Fallout fans created a short film based on the game franchise, now they’ve received enough support to create a full web-series.

EA Play announced a new “adventure pack” for The Sims: Medieval today called

Pirates and Nobles” which is available in Europe. It includes a new storyline, additional quests, and a new Kingdom Ambition.

EA promises not to restrict sales of PC games to Origin, says they’ll also be available on Steam. “Never say never.” This is in direct opposition to comments made earlier in the year.

Here’s a Disgaea 4 Premium unboxing.

Major Nelson advises that we can save up to 50% this week on Call of Duty games and accessories.

Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg told GameIndustry.Biz that gamers were more responsible for shaping games rather than the economy. "Gamers seem to want to spend more time on, and go deeper into, fewer games."

Gatling Gears is available for download today for PC via Origin and other retailers.

Popular iOS game Burn it All has updated, adding 25 new levels and a new world. ArkanoArena, based on Arkanoid will now be available for the iPhone and iPod Touch next week, instead of exclusively being for the iPad.

Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection gets

The Gunstringer demo is now available.

“The Hunted,” a mod for Unreal, won the “Make Something Unreal” contest. It’s been bought by THQ and the’re going to release it as a full game called The Haunted: Hells Reach.

Metroid: Other M figures will be available for sale in 2012.

Remastered Saturn brawler Guardian Heros will be out tomorrow along with Rock of Ages, The Baconing, Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection, (which a video) and the Ugly Americans.

Here’s how the Star Wars Galaxies MMO is going to turn out.

Guys from THQ created Alien Apple Studios.


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