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Tuesday
Dec132011

Daily News - 13th December 2011 - Incredible Humble Indie Bundle and VGA Announcements And Winners

This Humble Indie Bundle Is The Best One Yet.

The Humble Indie Bundle is usually an incredible bargain, but this one, goes above and beyond. This Humble Indie Bundle contains arguably the best games yet, and all for the cheap, cheap price of £however-much-you-want. The list of games in the bundle reads like a who's who of amazing indie titles, with almost every single one loved by critics. Read the list, and prepare yourself:

  • Super Meat Boy - One of the best games I've ever played
  • Jamestown - A game universally loved by critics
  • Shank - Gorgeous, hand-drawn 2D sidescrolling beat-em-up
  • Cave Story+ - The original Cave Story is an almost legendary Metroid-esque game
  • Bit.Trip Runner - The best of the Bit.Trip games and a nice, hard, rhythm-based platformer
  • Gratuitous Space Battles - Epic, fleet-based space battles with online multiplayer!
  • NightSky HD - A puzzle game with a style similar to Limbo

To be honest, if this bundle were JUST Super Meat Boy, or JUST Jamestown, or JUST Shank and then the rest of the game's were poo I'd still recommend this bundle, but to have them all and for less than £4?!? Dudes and dudettes, just fucking buy this now. Come on, don't be cunt. It's for charity and everything. Buy the fucker!!!

The Humble Indie Bundle

Honestly, it would be worth it for just Super Meat Boy alone

The VGAs Were A Thing That Happened

So the Video Game Awards happened, winners were announced, and new things were shown off, I'll just list them off, bulletpoint stylie, and keep it nice and simple.

The Winners

  • Game of the Year: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Best Action Adventure Game: Batman: Arkham City
  • Best Xbox 360 Game: Batman: Arkham City
  • Best Adapted Videogame: Batman: Arkham City
  • Best PS3 Game: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
  • Best Graphics: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
  • Best Wii Game: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
  • Best Motion Game: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
  • Best Fighting Game: Mortal Kombat
  • Best Independent Game: Minecraft
  • Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Super Mario 3D Land
  • Best Song in a Game: Bastion
  • Best Original Score: Bastion
  • Best Downloadable Game: Bastion
  • Best Individual Sports Game: Fight Night Champion
  • Best PC Game: Portal 2
  • Best Multiplayer: Portal 2
  • Best DLC: Portal 2
  • Best Performance by a Human Male: Portal 2
  • Best Performance by a Human Female: Portal 2
  • Best Driving Game: Forza Motorsport 4
  • Best Shooter: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  • Character of the Year: The Joker
  • Best RPG: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Studio of the Year: Bethesda Game Studios

The Announcements

  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance - Now being developed by Platinum Games, the people behind Bayonetta and Vanquish
  • Batman: Arkham World - The Joker held up a script titled "Batman: Arkham World" during his acceptance speech for character of the year.
  • Bioshock Infinite - A new trailer foir the game was shown. It's still happening.
  • Diablo 3 - They showed the opening cinematic for the game. It also, is still happening.
  • Fortnite - Epic Games' new game. Looks like it will be a mixture of Left 4 Dead and a flash "Defense" game. Could be cool.
  • Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron - A trailer for the game was shown, which looked pretty awesome. It's happening.
  • The Amazing Spiderman - A trailer showing Spiderman kicking the scrap out of robots was shown. Looked cool!
  • Alan Wake's American Nightmare - The XBLA game was announced. More Alan Wake.
  • Rainbow Six Patriots - They showed a CG trailer for the game. No gameplay, but more Rainbow Six is happening.
  • Command And Conquer: Generals 2 - The game's coming in 2013, and runs on the same engine Battlefield 3 runs on.
  • Mass Effect 3 - More trailer goodness. The game's gonna kick infinite amounts of ass.
  • The Last Of Us - The next game from the Uncharted team. It's about the last humans dealing with basically a zombie apocalypse.
  • Hitman: Absolution - More footage of the game in action. Looks good.
  • Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD - A remake of the first Tony Hawk game with some levels from Tony Hawk 2. And for mega cheap!

It was a pretty cool night for announcements, and it's probably gonna mean a bumper Trailer Round-Up this week!

Dragons win all!!!

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