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PNG Daily 3/20/09: Working for the Weekend


Joystiq has an article that contains some excerpts from an interview Gamasutra did with the General Manager of EA Partners, David DeMartini, over here.  It gives me high hopes for my Mirror’s Edge sequel.  EA, you’ve been doing it so right.

Wizards of the Coast has an article up here about the history of the Druid and Bard classes in D&D throughout the various editions.  This includes their current role in 4th Edition in the new Player’s Handbook 2.  People, all I have to say is Wizards is gouging us at the 4E.

I apparently have let the Friday Dev. Diaries over at Giant Bomb slip through my Internet Sifter and I couldn’t be any more full of regret and shame.  They’ve been following developer Starbreeze Studios over the past few weeks getting the dish on Chronicles of Riddick:  Assault on Dark Athena.  You’ll find some interesting terms those crazy Swedes used during the the making of one of our most anticipated games here.

Lastly, I don’t think you should go through this weekend if you have a couple of hours to kill without giving the latest Bombcast a listen.  If you dig our podcasts then you will love what the guys over at Giant Bomb put out every Tuesday.  I highly recommend the episode put out on 3-17.  LINK!

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PNG Daily 3/4/09: Boy, Have We Got a Deal For You!



The feeds dished me up some news on some crazy sales today.  Allow me to put some bullet points up for you.  Kotaku has a list of EA games that are getting what appears to be permanent price drops.  Two titles really stand out on this list and that is Dead Space for $50 and Mirror’s Edge for $40, both spectacular critically acclaimed titles that just didn’t get those oh so tough holiday sales EA was expecting.  Joystiq is reporting that Microsoft is running a limited time promotion for Xbox Silver members that will allow them to upgrade to Gold for a year for $39.99 instead of the usual $49.99.  It is sad that Amazon has actually been doing Microsoft one better… one month better that is.  You can pick up a 13 month subscription card from Amazon for $39.99 with free supersaver shipping here.  Finally, Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts is on sale for $19.99 as Amazon’s deal of the day per Kotaku.  It’ll probably come to around $25 with shipping unless you decide to get something else that will push the actual purchase over $25 to nab that supersaver shipping.  If you’re one of the precious new adopters of our website, check out our review and see if you can spare some change for a game that was good enough to buy at it’s original price.

BoardGameNews.com continues to wrap up some details of specific game publishers releases at the 2009 New York Toy Fair.  What caught my eye was the little blurb about what Looney Labs is coming out with.  I am an avid fan of Are you a Werewolf but getting at least 8 people together to play it can sometimes be a chore.  Five people sounds a bit more manageable however.

Kotaku digs deep and possibly gives Jeff a little bit of hope about Wii Motion Plus’ release date.  An EA rep might have spilled a bean or two when it mentioned that they’re new tennis game will utilize the adapter that is scheduled to be out before their game’s release date of 6/18/09.  Read between those lines Jeff.

You should probably be grabbing the new Chronicles of Riddick:  Escape from Dark Athena demo off of Xbox Live right now by the way.  It just hit today and a couple of us should have some impressions up either on the site or in the podcast tomorrow.

Hit this link for the most ridiculous 13 mins or so that I’ve ever spent watching a video courtesy of Giant Bomb.  You’ll find it towards the bottom of the post. 

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