In Other News – August 30, 2011

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An interesting conversation popped up on Twitter today, which had a few of us discussing if any game genres or camera views put you off of a game. For example, would you avoid a game just because it was played in the first person view, or skip on a game raking in 10/10s just because you don’t like RPGs, or it’s a real-time strategy game?

In Other News: Why Skyrim looks so damn good on the Xbox 360, Steam and Origin go head to head, FireFly cosplay, Uncharted 3 footage and more.

Here’s the news we didn’t post because we were wondering what life would be like from a third person view. (No issues if we looked like ION header girls though amirite?)

News:

Word Fighter is the iPad’s next huge game
Steam vs. Origin: Is Competition Good for Gamers?
EA: What would PlayStation 4 even do?
North American box art revealed for Silent Hill: Downpour
Battlefield 3 Coming With Ultra Settings For PC’s
Nintendo confirm Full NES Line-up for 3DS Ambassador Program
John Madden on ‘Madden NFL 12’ and the upcoming NFL season
Skyrim’s great look on the Xbox 360 gets explained
Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer Modes Leaked Before COD XP
Wii U no longer exciting, Apple’s iPad prove it
PlayStation Store Preview – August 30, 2011: Kollection of Collections
Battlefield 3: Full extent of destructible environment revealed?

Stuff:

Will XBLA Kill Non-Triple A Titles?
How AAA Games Can Be Free (Or Close to It)
Reasons Why Deus Ex Human Revolution is Rubbish: Part 1
7 Awesome Betas You Should Sign Up For
The best God of War boss battles
Games that should have been better: Assassin’s Creed
“Hey Ash Whatcha Playin” Firefly cosplay  

Videos:

Top 12 Deus Ex: Human Revolution glitches
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Gameplay Video From PAX Prime 2011
Shoot Many Robots PAX Prime 2011 Gameplay Footage
Uncharted 3 Desert Village footage looks mind blowing
New The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim footage
Rise of Nightmares to offer more gameplay than most games

Header: Adriana Karembeu

Last Updated: August 30, 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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