In Other News – August 31, 2011

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It’s the last day of August and that means that it’s the last day of winter here in South Africa, which means less cold, blanketed gaming nights… and more non blanketed, warm, awesome, cool-beverage-drinking-in-your-costume-after-swimming gaming.

In Other News: Awesome Cosplay gallery from PAX, 5 games that look just as good as Gears of War 3, Deus Ex Achievement road map, new Battlefield 3 videos from PAX and more.

Here’s the news we didn’t post because Gavin and Geoff were busy trying to deny that they’ve become racing game fanatics. Watch out Lans, there’s some new talent in town.

News:

Has Microsoft Lost Touch With The Hardcore?
Co-op games worth playing
Battlefield 3 single-player: “We’d rather 6 hours of awesome than 12 hours of ‘meh’”
Gears Of War 3: New LE Controllers Equipped With Free DLC
HD was ‘biggest factor’ in lack of Wii core appeal
Xbox finally joins PS3 with new 3D update
World First Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer Report On PS3
DICE: Don’t worry about Battlefield 3 on console
Sony’s 3D Visor To Change 3D Forever. 750-Inch Screen Mounted on Your Head
Famitsu review scores – Tales of Xillia, Resistance 3, more
God of War, Ninja Gaiden, Devil May Cry has a new contender
Battlefield 3 single-player, multiplayer maps completely different
Metro: Last Light will not have a HUD
Mass Effect DLC a ‘win-win situation’ for BioWare
New details and images for Street Fighter X Tekken Arcade FightStick PRO
RAGE racing is mainly optional – id
MS: New dashboard not just for Kinect users
Valve: DRM is Backwards and Piracy is Just Not an Issue for Us

Stuff:

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Achievement Road Map
Insomniac Gives Middle Finger to Resistance 3 Beta Players… In a Nice Way
Overall Console Score Rankings – From N64 to PS3
Awesome PAX Prime Cosplay Pictures
10 Most Depressing Deaths In Video Games
5 Games that you look just as good as Gears of War 3
Gaming Platforms Need their Own Social Networking Services
Can Valve Really Make a Sequel For a Game They Didn’t Create?

Video:

Driver – San Francisco graphic comparison Xbox 360 for PS3
Call of Duty XP 2011 Recap Day 1
Battlefield 3: Three Videos from the PAX Prime
Never Before Seen Resistance 3 Prison Map Gameplay

Header: Rosie Huntington

Last Updated: August 31, 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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