To the good people of Germany, I am so sorry for the possibly hundreds of thousands of digital homicides I have committed in the name of freedom.
World War II Games of the Week
(Xbox 360, PC)
the star of this game is the unique kills you can pull off on enemies.
Value Game of the Week
Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon (PS2)
DLC of the Week
Fable 2- See the Future (Xbox 360, PC)
HOT COFFEE AND NEWS
- The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is developing a new videocam that will allow you to control your character through your own movements. Neat in theory, but next thing you know, I will have to actually stand up to turn on my TV too. Barbarians!
- Microsoft squashed rumors that the PS3 would soon be getting the Grand Theft Auto 4 DLC, The Lost and the Damned later this summer according to Computerandvideogames.com. Microsoft spokesmen issued the following statement, “Neener, neener, neener. Thank you.”
- The web came alive this week with the excited squeals of nerdgasms when Gamespot broke the news that the George R.R. Martin series of books, “Song of Ice and Fire”, will be coming to a system near you. This news follows the confirmation that HBO will make a series based on the books. Go ahead, take a moment nerds. Breathe...
- Not content to make mediocre movies that fall into the “shiny” category, Jerry Bruckheimer has decided to step into the gaming ring. LA Times reports that the producer of such intellectually awe inspiring movies as The Rock, Con-Air, and Armageddon, will soon be bring his brand of ridiculous plots, scantily clad women, and tons of ‘splosions to the video game world.
- Good news for 360 fans that aren't all that into this whole “real life” thing, as G4tv confirms that Lord of the Rings Online might soon find its way onto the 360. The battle for the one true console continues.
- Bucking the current economic blue screen of death as far as retail sales go, Digi Times reports that handheld sales are up 4.9% on all systems, and 8.2% in terms of revenue. With a new PSP and DS both targeted for later this year, it is entirely possible that video games might end up saving the (economic) world. If so, please watch for Jack Thompson to disappear in a puff of logic.