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Sunday, Dec 04, 2011

Battlefield 3 Patch This Week

DICE will release a new patch for Battlefield 3 on December 6, a 2 GB update with a number of changes and fixes and data for the new Back to Karkand DLC (thanks Computer and Video Games). Here's the lengthy change list from Battlelog: Continue here to read the full story.

EA's Command & Conquer Domain Spree

Electronic Arts has purchased a long list of domains following a number of Command & Conquer Alliances themes. Here's the list of new EA domains reported by Fusible via Joystiq:

  • alliances-commandandconquer.com
  • alliancescommandandconquer.com
  • candcalliances.com
  • candctiberiumalliances.com
  • commandandconquer-alliances.com
  • commandandconqueralliance.com
  • commandandconqueralliances.com
  • commandandconquertiberiumalliances.com
  • generalsalliance.com
  • generalsalliances.com
  • redalertalliance.com
  • redalertalliances.com
  • tiberianalliances.com
  • tiberiumalliance.com
  • tiberiumalliances.com

Steam Top 10

Here's Valve's list of the ten bestselling games for the past week on Steam:

  1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  2. Assassin's Creed Revelations
  3. Terraria
  4. Batman: Arkham City
  5. BRINK: Complete Pack
  6. Anno 2070
  7. Civilization V: Game of the year Edition
  8. Serious Sam 3: BFE
  9. Dungeon Defenders
  10. Payday: The Heist

On Sale

Today's Daily Wishlist Giveaway sale on Steam is Dungeon Defenders for 75% off.

Sunday Previews

Game Reviews

Hardware Reviews

  • Ozone Onda 3HX Gaming Headset on RBMODS.
  • Steelseries Spectrum 7XB Wireless Headset on t-break.
  • TRITTON AX Pro True 5.1 Surround Headset on Real World Labs.

Out of the Blue

I woke up today to discover I left an open container with a bunch of little pastries on the coffee table last night. You have never seen a dog look quite as pleased with herself as Hudson the wonder dog, who discovered this before I did, proving the old saying, the early Airedale gets the cannoli.

Tasty Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez and Acleacius.
Play: The Little Viking Games.
Volcania.
Stories: WWII bombs defused allowing 45,000 evacuated residents to return. Thanks nin.
Science: Researchers short-circuit the immune system to block HIV.
Researchers find gene that influences our sleep needs. Thanks Neatorama.
Images: BioWare begins development of first SWTOR expansion in response to WoW's Mists of Pandaria.
Tree, Line. Thanks Neatorama.
Media: Projection on the Bridge.
Parents Keep Dead Son's Memory Alive Through His Awful Blog.
2011 in 60 seconds.
The Funnies: Dilbert.
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