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Posted by David Collins on February 18, 2010

Daily Gaming Tidbits 02/18/10

  • Konami will be bringing Ninety Nine Nights II to the Xbox 360 this spring…
  • Chris Taylor & Gas Powered Games are developing a new fantasy RTS called Kings & Castles. Their big focus is to be as transparent as possible, so players can following the entire development process. Check it out on it’s website
  • THQ says that their upcoming post-apocalyptic FPS Metro 2033 will make extensive use of DirectX 11 & will also support NVIDIA’s 3D Vision…
  • The next version of Windows Mobile (Windows Phone 7) will have Xbox LIVE integrated into it, allowing you to play games, get achievements, etc. The phones will start hitting retail later this year & Gizmodo has a nice break down of all the new features so you can start thinking about when/if you want to switch over…
  • If you pre-ordered God of War III from GameStop, then you may want to check out this page for their pre-order contest…
  • Excited about Dead Rising 2? Well, last week’s X10 event brought some good news for Xbox 360 gamers. Set to launch just before the game releases, Dead Rising: Case Zero will be a downloadable prologue, which will be exclusive to the console. No pricing was announced though…
  • Speaking of Resident Evil 5, it’s now available on Microsoft’s Games on Demand service plus the the DLC Lost in Nightmares is available now on the Xbox 360 & should be available on the Playstation 3 later today in the Store Update…
  • A few tidbits about Fallout: New Vegas from Bethesda’s Pete Hines: The game will take hundreds of hours to fully explore; you don’t begin in a vault, you’re actually a surface dweller who is buried & left for dead in the desert; Vegas isn’t a torn up ghost town, it’s a thriving, fully functional city… (Source)
  • Mega Man 10 has a firm release date now: The Wii will see it on March 1st for 1000 WP. The Playstation 3 will follow that up with a March 11th release for $9.99 & the Xbox 360 crowd will be able to take control of the little blue hero on March 31st for 800 MP. Here’s a few new screens to check out as well…

  • Remember when you bought Darksiders & found that insert with the code printed on it? You checked it out & even those big shots at Vigil didn’t know what it was for? Well, they finally figured it out! Submitting that code at the THQ store nets you a digital Hellbook (game art, vids, etc…) & a free copy of Red Faction Guerrilla! Well, not completely free, you’ll still have to pay the $5 shipping. But still, $5 is a great price for Guerrilla. You won’t be disappointed…
  • And I’ll wrap things up with the trailer for the Assassin’s Creed II DLC Bonfire of Vanities which launched this week…

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