After last week's big fall sale, this week's PlayStation Store update is a bit more chilled out. A full-game download of Sly Cooper Collection is now available for $29.99, or you can download any of the three Sly Cooper games included in the collection for $9.99 each. Gonna have to play one of those, finally.
Saints Row and Red Faction publisher THQ is cutting jobs, studios and games in a major way today, "strategically realigning" hundreds out of work and putting an end to the MX vs. ATV franchise.
Wii hit de Blob is going 2D, HD and stereoscopic 3D when the globose, paint-drenched hero makes his way to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 next year. THQ's Blob also has a few new tricks, including one that made 3D Metroid games more fun.
One of the rare third-party successes on the Wii, de Blob, is getting a sequel. What color does de Blob: The Underground add to THQ's burgeoning franchise?
Ready the hype engines. Set your expectations to their loftiest, for Nintendo Power is tormenting early subscribers of the mag with a forthcoming reveal of a "huge new title" to debut right around E3 2010.
THQ's plans for a Red Faction movie may be just the beginning for the Martian sci-fi smash 'em up. The SyFy network-produced made for TV movie may eventually become its own ongoing series.
THQ and the Sci-Fi Channel (I refuse to call them Syfy) announced last week a new deal where the two companies will cooperate on various ventures. One of them is a cartoon based on de Blob.
WiiWare had been hurting for games about killing. But the originators of de Blob have released a cartoon-violent battle between Vikings, Aztecs and ninja monkeys to more than compensate.
IGN noticed that De Blob outsold Wario Land: Shake It by 80,000 copies, and both were released the same day. THQ, asked for comment, said there's more where that came from.
In its "All New" issue, discussing the cutting edge of trends in American culture, New York Magazine lauds four indie titles for "ushering in a golden age of smart, beautiful, and really weird games."