In Other News – August 17, 2011

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The week is nearly over and we really hope that you guys have all been enjoying all of the GamesCom coverage, Darryn is running his ass off around Cologne to bring you as much goodness as possible.

In Other News: A gorgeous looking 2D adventure game called Deponia wowed us with its beautiful screenshots, Arkham City will be 5 times bigger, New Battlefield 3 gameplay video, lots of news and a heap of new screenshots from GamesCom.

Here’s the news we didn’t post because someone on Twitter was trying to convince me that diving into grass is a worthwhile professional sport.

News:

PS3 owners shun Modern Warfare 3 pre-orders
Adrift Not AAA PS3 Exclusive, Coming To Xbox 360 Too
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim To Use Steamworks
Skyrim: ‘We Have Attractive Women Now’ – Bethesda
The Last Guardian progress has been “difficult” – Sony
Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time Gamescom screenshots
Far Cry 3 dev: single and multiplayer will “blur together” in future
MS responds to Xbox 360 in Japan concern
Batman: Arkham City Up To 40 Hours Long, Map 5 Times Size Of Asylum’s
Nintendo’s announcement today of a new ‘Family Edition’ Wii model is EU-exclusive
Dragon’s Dogma: “We’re bringing online gaming and social networking together”
LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7: Screenshots and Gameplay Footage!
Valve Hasn’t Thought About Generating Money from DOTA 2

Stuff:

Gamescom: Battlefield 3 Blowout
Gamescom 2011: 10 Reasons The PSVita Will Bomb
Molyneux “bored” of samey modern games
Diablo III’s Gates of Hell Open on the Streets of Cologne

Screenshots:

First Rayman Origins 3DS screenshots
New Silent Hill: Downpour screenshots
Deponia is an adventure game with amazing 2D graphics – 5 Screenshots
Amazing screenshots: Is Uncharted 3 the best looking game ever?
New screens released for Shadow of the Colossus HD on Playstation 3
New GamesCom screens released for Metal Gear Solid HD Collection

Videos:

Battlefield 3: Brand new gameplay video from the press area of ​​Gamescom
5 Games I Hated That You Probably Loved
Luigi’s Mansion 2 − 15 minutes footage
New Guild Wars 2 Gamescom Trailer

Header: Sofia Vergara

Last Updated: August 18, 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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