IGN has posted a new Saints Row: The Third video preview showing off the "Murderbrawl" climax between you and Killbane, the leader of the Luchador faction.
UK retailers GAME and Gamestation pre-orders are treated to an exclusive Robin content pack, which features him fully playable in all challenge maps.
It also comes with two alternative Robin costumes and two special challenges. The Robin Edition can only be bought from these two UK retailers.
Bad times for Australia's Team Bondi as a report claims the studio has had administrators appointed as of August 30th; they no longer occupy their offices.
It was believed that assets and IP were being sold to George Miller's KMM studio but it seems nothing materialised. Bad press has dogged the studio for months.
Congratulations - you completed Batman: Arkham City's final encounter in the campaign mode. What's next?
Well, challenges and minigames. Batman: Arkham Asylum had that feature after you completed the story, and Arkham City incorporates challenges as an endgame.
Those gamers who own Xbox 360's and plays PC games can rejoice, as Batman: Arkham City will enjoy Games for Windows Live support after all, like Arkham Asylum did before it.
Activision's Eric Hirshberg believes we won't be seeing a return to the 'new IP floods' of old from big publishers because gamer attitudes have changed.
Games have "gotten deeper" and there's been a "shift to online connected play" which has dramatically lengthened title lifespans. Innovation 'not harmed'.
While Warner and Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham City will carry the Games for Windows box art, it won't be utilising the Games for Windows Live client.
What that means for Achievements is unknown as it means no logging into Live. Updates will also be delivered via other means. Will it hybrid with Steamworks?
All versions of Trine 2 from developer Frozenbyte should be hopefully launching this Q4 2011, as Focus is named Europe's PC publisher. Atlus is handling consoles.
Frozenbyte will publish themselves through Steam and "a few other" channels. Trine 2 was delayed to summer in March, but now it's Q4 bound. No more delays?
Topware Interactive has announced a new Mature-rated action-adventure set in the Golden Age of Piracy, Raven's Cry.
There's still a twitch or two left in Ubisoft's I Am Alive as the Australian government's ratings board has recently updated its database with a new entry.
In fact they cite a "modified" version of I Am Alive being classified just days ago on August 22nd. It's got "strong themes" as well as strong violence now.
Rocksteady's Dax Ginn revealed at Gamescom that Batman: Arkham City may take 65 hours to complete if the player goes through all of the side missions in addition to the main storyline. This figure is not inflated by the Challenge Maps.
D3 has announced today that their action-RPG tower defense game, Dungeon Defender, will be released on October 19 on PC, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. The publisher also announced that the game would be playable at PAX Prime this coming week, at the Reverb Publishing booth #3652.
Consumers that pre-order Batman: Arkham City will be given three different character skins for Robin, who was recently confirmed to be playable in the game when it launches in October for PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360.
Even though the downloadable game Saints Row: Drive By was canceled by THQ, it seems there will be another, unrelated Saints Row downloadable title hitting Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC called Saints Row: Money Shot.
Croteam has announced that developer Devolver Digital's Serious Sam Double D will launch on PC on Tuesday, August 30. Double D, the first game in the Serious Sam Indie Series, will be available on all major digital distributors for $7.99.
D-Pad Studio has announced that the PC demo for Owlboy is available, directly from the official site.
According to the developer, "The demo starts off right after the pirates have attacked Otus's home village, Vellie. Otus and Geddy are approaching the 'Owl Temple', in order to find the 'Wind Machine', which will help prevent another pirate attack."
An IO Interactive developer has made the startling admission that Hitman titles in the past have failed to live up to their potential, and feels that the new engine powering the latest game in the series, Hitman: Absolution, will give it a chance to live up to that unreached potential.
While some may think I Am Alive is vaporware, an unreleased trailer for the game was leaked onto YouTube.
You know when a franchise gets a true collector's edition because it sports cuff links. THQ has unveiled the 'Smooth Criminal Edition' for Saints Row: The Third.
Billed as exclusive for Xbox 360 and PS3, the 'Smooth Criminal' includes sunglasses, the soundtrack, and even an ice cube tray to make 'ice bullets'. Awesome.
Hitman series developer IO Interactive states that the company is listening to fan feedback regarding their latest game, Hitman: Absolution, but won't let the fanbase "dictate" the direction of the game.