•••• Bethesda released their trailer for the "Dawnguard" expansion to "Skyrim," and like everything in the last three years, it's about vampires. Anything that breathes new life into "Skyrim" is welcome, because even fantastic games get stale when you play them for 250 hours. Not that they have a way to keep track of that. Do they? [YouTube]
•••• EA has confirmed “Dead Space 3” is real and will be announced next week at
•••• Also on the slate for announcement next week is a new "Gears of War" title, which GameInformer knows all about, because it will be the magazine's July cover. Fine, be that way guys. [GameInformer]
•••• G4TV mainstay Kevin Pereira said goodbye to "Attack of the Show" last night after a long run at the network and as the show's host. Pereira will cover E3 for the network before saying his farewell. With Adam Sessler leaving "X-Play" earlier this year, it has been a landmark year for departing game culture television personalities. I hate when that happens. [G4TV]
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I'll admit that I don't really enjoy the "Hitman" games or anything that strays into pulp-style violence. This particular trailer, which has caught so much heat for the so-called "sexy nuns," bothers me for its violence a lot more than for some leather and fishnets.
This always makes a person sound like some creep from the '70s (a decade which I was not alive for, thank you), but why is everyone so uptight about the sex and not upset about the violence?
And maybe that's not a fair summation, because there are people who've written about how it's more about one dude murdering a group of scantily-clad women, and there's certainly something to that.
Still, it’s hard for me to drop the idea that everyone except
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I know it's some cardinal sin not to love and revere the recently wrapped-up "House," but the show never did it for me. However, if "House" had been a little bit more like "Dr. Mario," it would have been a different story. "It's not my problem, send the White Mage." That's gold.