The console beta for Popcap’s Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 is live this weekend, giving players a tiny taste of the new maps and modes in next month’s shooter sequel. My favorite part so far? The free-roaming playground that’s replaced the first game’s menus.
Xbox Live's Major Nelson has the details on how you can sign up to test the next version of the Xbox 360 dashboard, complete with new boxy interface and magical new features of magic and wonder. [Major Nelson]
If you have the drive space, you may want to consider installing Halo: Reach to your Xbox 360, as loading some game types can go nearly two to three times as quickly.
City of Heroes players eager to get their hands on the Mission Architect tools included in the next major game update now have their chance, as Issue 14: Architect hits the test server.
The biggest patch since the release of the Wrath of the Lich King expansion has hit the test realm for World of Warcraft, revealing tier 8 armor sets, legendary weapons, and the Argent Tournament.