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Sunday, Apr 10, 2011

Fallout: New Vegas Honest Heart DLC Revealed?

Duck and Cover has some screenshots from a trailer that was briefly online for Honest Heart, which is apparently the titled of the next DLC for Fallout: New Vegas. The trailer was quickly pulled, but will presumably be officially launched soon enough.

Get Your Name in BioShock Infinite

Irrational Games is offering the chance to get your name in BioShock Infinite, the upcoming third installment in the BioShock series of first-person shooters. Here's word:
With our new game we also want to pay tribute to our community. That’s why we’re giving one of you the chance to become immortalized within the world of Columbia! You could end up as the namesake of a building, a character, a business–whatever our artists come up with. It’s the ultimate bragging rights.

RIFT Event Extended

The RIFT Forums have news that the first phase of the River of Souls World Event in Trion's MMORPG is being extended for another week. Word is: "In the end, more people will have the opportunity to enjoy the event and all the rewards that come with it. We’re thrilled by how many of you turned up today and your encouragement is why we are committed to providing first-class World Events– anything less is unacceptable." Thanks IncGamers, where they also note that Trion is at work attempting to address someone who is spamming the in-game chat system.

Team Fortress 2 Charity Results

The Team Fortress 2 Blog has the results of their charity drive. Hats off to the Team Fortress 2 players who helped raise well over $430,000 for Japanese disaster relief. They also offer a tip of the hat to the Unusual Hats Club for collecting an additional three grand.

Steam Top 10

Here is Valve's list of the top-selling titles on Steam for the week:

  1. Portal 2
  2. Crysis 2
  3. The Potato Sack
  4. Total War: SHOGUN 2
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike Content Pack
  6. Blood Bowl Legendary Edition
  7. Dungeon Siege III
  8. Aliens vs. Predator
  9. RIFT
  10. Dragon Age II

On Sale

Direct2Drive offers 20% off all orders with the code "SHOWERS" on checkout. Strategy First is donating 20% of online sales between now and April 11th to Japanese earthquake/tsunami relief.

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Out of the Blue

The best thing about making a big messy Sunday breakfast is getting the house to smell like bacon all day. Why don't they just make bacon-scented air fresheners?

Scented Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez and Acleacius.
Play: Temple of Death.
A Knights Quest - Quest For Milk.
Links: Chicks With Steve Buscemeyes. Thanks Devicer.
The Inflatable Crown Company. Thanks Neatorama.
Stories: Boy saves his sister thanks to World of Warcraft.
Teen Dies in Car Accident on Road Named After His Dad. Thanks Digg.
Science: Spaceships of the World. Thanks Digg.
When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink? Thanks Boing Boing.
Collectors threaten world's carnivorous plants.
Images: Portal 2 Spoiler. Thanks Reddit.
Bench for Teens.
The printer’s out of toner.
Media: Robot Chicken: Final Fantasy 7: The Fast Food Industry.
Apple's Newest Innovation: The iBoy.
Cat and Dolphins playing together. Thanks nin.
The Funnies: Brevity.
Follow-up: SpaceX to launch huge new rocket.
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