In Other News – August 15, 2011

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I don’t know what the heck is going on, and neither does anyone else who lives in the Gauteng area of good ol’ South Africa. Winter is supposed to be winding down so that spring can slowly sneak in and then Summer can kick off with some thunderstorms.

I’m writing all of this while sitting in the middle of a pretty staunch thunder and hail storm that’s making my neighborhood look like the resort out of that one “I know what you did last summer” movie, you know, the one where Jack Black looks like an Albino version of Bob Marley that ate way too many donuts? Yeah that one.

In Other News: The 10 best levels in video game history, John Carmack says things about the PS3, Top 5 games no one played, New Skyrim details and a whole bunch of other stuff.

Here’s the news we didn’t post because we were pondering the accuracy of “Krakooooooom” as acceptable onomatopoeia for thunder in comic books.

News:

Sony Santa Monica working on 4 unannounced games

Battlefield 3 Jet with Spore Character – First Image of the Booth

Borderlands 2 missions ‘three times bigger in scope’

Saints Row: Money Shot Achievements:

Heavy Iron Studios: PS Vita ‘a car wreck’

New Skyrim details emerge from Pete Hines Twitter Q&A

GAME and Gamestation set to sell digital PlayStation 3 titles in stores

Video Game Releases This Week: A PC Happy Week

No Region Lock for Star Wars: The Old Republic

Input/Output Feedback – Does 3D Enrich Gaming?

Stuff:

Six Upcoming Shooters Which Look Better Than Killzone 3

Shadow of the Colossus: PS2 vs. PS3 vs. PC emulation graphic comparison

10 Best Levels/Missions In Video Games

The 11 best multiplayer games ever

Top Five – Best Games No One Played (Volume I)

Trophies = Lame and Useless

5 Most Overlooked Elements of Mortal Kombat

Video:

Video walkthrough of RAGE’s opening mission

Serious Sam 3: BFE 10 Minute Gameplay Video

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell HD – Training Course footage

Supremium Ep. 2 Taking Initiative

Driver: San Francisco Three Gameplay Videos

Classical Music and Mortal Kombat 9!! Yes, please!

RPG Fanatic: Diablo III Announcement Outrage?

Calibur11 Gears of War 3 Vault Sneak Peak

Header: Oksana Pochepa

Last Updated: August 15, 2011

Nick De Bruyne

Video games writer, editor and critic since ’08. Living and breathing video games, movies and cars since the 80s. Follow me on Twitter if you love tons of gaming talk, and @pennyworthrevs for fun stuff and links.

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