In Other News – September 9, 2011 – Weekend Edition

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If you happen to like islands that are dead, then you are in luck because today sees the local release of Dead Island, the first-person RPG type thing go a game that everyone knows about thanks to its awesome rewindy girl flying in the air trailer thing. Are you buying it?

In Other News: The 10 most eligible video game bachelorettes (and why you can’t date them), the weekly Lazygamer round-up, Crysis 1 console reveal trailer, Buy Band Hero for R75 (really), guides, videos, top 10 lists and a whole bunch more for your weekend reading pleasure.

Here’s the news we didn’t post because we were watching the Rugby World Cup opening… well, I wasn’t… actually neither was Geoff or Gavin. Ok so no we weren’t.

This week on Lazygamer:

Flamebait Friday Debate: Which Platform Will Win 2011?

Review: Resistance 3 – End of the Chimera era?
We get touchy-feely with the PlayStation phone, the Xperia PLAY
Q&A with Final Fantasy XIII-2’s Director, Motomu Toriyama  

Opinion : Suffocating Film and TV one formula at a time
Opinion: Suffocating the comic book industry one formula at a time
Opinion: Suffocating the gaming industry one formula at a time

Competition Reminder, Driver, Superbru, Gears of War

News:

Rumor: Battlefield 3 Beta on September 27
Borderlands 2 competitive multiplayer? Gearbox are “interested”
Star Wars: The Old Republic the last subscription-based MMO?
WRC 3 Revealed Prior to the Launch of WRC 2
August NPD: PS3 hardware sales
“XBOX Support” On Steam
Dead Island developer Techland “disturbed” by Feminist Whore skill
modernwarfare4.com Wants You to Play Battlefield 3
Major Nelson tweets Xbox August sales, says it’s still #1
Band Hero for Xbox 360 (Game only) for R75 @ The Hut

Stuff:

TERRIFYING! Unknown Secrets of Call of Duty Zombies
3D Gaming: Why now isn’t the time
Evolving the Video Game Female Archetype: The Ladies of Mass Effect
The Top Ten Video Game Ghosts
Dead Island Survivors Location Guide
Mature Games vs. Mature Ratings
10 Console Games That Should Only Be Played On a PC
Skyrim: Nine things to do first
The 10 Most Eligible Video Game Bachelorettes, and Why They Are Still Pretty Much Un-dateable

Videos:

FIFA 12 – New Skill Moves Trailer
Resident Evil: Code Veronica X HD – First 15 Minutes
Supremacy MMA Demo PS3 Gameplay
Street Fighter X Tekken Teases You with Two New Characters – Lili and Zangief
Crysis console reveal trailer

Header: Lindsay Ellingson

Last Updated: September 9, 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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