The old dog-ate-my-controller excuse got a guy out of a 5,000 Microsoft Point purchase, plus Gamertag immortality for the scape-pooch, in the No. 1 story of a news-packed week delivered by your humble editors.

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Notebook Dump: Mass Effect 2's New Helpers, A Failed Quest And More
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Dragon Age: Origins - PlayStation 3 Versus PC
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Rabbids Developers Remembered Wii's Neglected Features
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The PlayStation Network Expands To Clone Wars, Texas Chainsaw Massacre
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Dragon Age Girls Do It With Their Undies On


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