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Saturday, Jul 16, 2011 World Snake Day (Sorry Indy)

IL-2 Cliffs of Dover Add-on in September? is now accepting preorders of an add-on for IL-2 Sturmovik Cliffs of Dover which appears to carry the title Cliffs of Dover - Aces! Helmut Wick vs. J.C. Dundas - Deadly Duel in November 1940, or something to that effect. Translating the page offers extensive details on new campaigns and features in this expansion for the World War II combat flight simulator, which appears to carry a September 1, 2011 release date. Thanks Olaf via Disaster Soft.

RailWorks 3 Announced Ltd announces RailWorks 3: Train Simulator 2012, an sequel to RailWorks 2 that's scheduled to roll into the station on September 23. Here's word:
Train Simulator 2012 promises to be the most advanced train simulator in the world, with the most up to date graphics available for the PC and numerous technical innovations to create the most immersive sense of reality yet seen in a PC simulation. Every aspect of gameplay and the in-game environment is designed to make the player feel that they are controlling the locomotive.

With 15 highly detailed and accurate locomotives from the age of steam to present day and eight different routes featuring authentic signalling, stations and landscaping, the Train Simulator 2012 core set provides hundreds of hours of challenging gameplay. The RS Career System® allows players to compete against other drivers around the world, or they may choose to create the routes and collections of their dreams with a vast range of additional downloadable locomotives, stock and routes. Built-in tutorials make it easy for newcomers to get in the cab and start playing right away.

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Patch

Capcom Unity announces the promised patch for Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition is now available for all owners of the Windows edition of the fighting game sequel. Here's word:
We just received word from Steam and Microsoft that the Title Update for Arcade Edition PC is now live for all users, both Steam and non-Steam. All you need to do is load up your game and the update should start downloading. As a recap, this title update fixes the following issues:

- Support for keyboards and gaming devices that were not being recognized by the game
- Patch allowing re-mapped keys
- Changes Fixed Mode as the default graphic setting
- DRM removed for non-Steam versions of the game
- NVIDIA 3D Vision enhancements

Again, we apologize for the wait, and thank you for bearing with us while we got the title updates pushed through. Lastly, please visit the issues thread on the forums if you have run into any other problems, and we will do our best to help you out.

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Out of the Blue

It was on this day in 1969 that Apollo 11 launched on a mission to land men on the moon for the first time. Of course there are skeptics who disbelieve this, though this puts them at risk of being punched out by Buzz Aldrin, who can probably still kick all their assess, in spite of being 81 years old.

R.I.P.: Rob Grill, lead singer of the Grass Roots band, dies at 67. Thanks WalterEgo.

Moony Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez and Acleacius.
Play: Youda Farmer 3.
Mechanical Commando 2: Burning Skies.
Dude and Zombies.
Links: 7 Glaring Reasons Why Mario is a Dick.
Stories: Woman Gropes TSA Agent's Breast at Security Checkpoint. Thanks nin.
Science: Hand-mounted laser could be used as weapon.
Images: John Glenn: Unpublished Photos.
Media: Gainer Into Pool Chair.
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