It's been another busy week at planet Dealspwn with a barrage of hot previews, reviews, features and news. So kick back with our handy list of links straight to the good stuff.
- BF3: Armored Kill Drop Dates Confirmed: EA's FPS juggernaut gets ready for more DLC.
- Have A New Ratchet & Clank: Q-Force Trailer: Cheesy trailer from the Insomniac crew with possibly their last Ratchet & Clank game for a while. Sniff.
- Put A Capcom Gamescom Video Blowout In Your Faces: Capcom's Gamescom presser was pretty damn impressive. DmC looks better and better (until he talks), Resident Evil might have ditched survival horror, but should be a blast to play in co-op. Remember Me is the hottest thing on their books at the moment though. Watch and begin the long wait.
- Cage: Sony Gave QD "Total Freedom. No Constraint In Anything": Beyond: Two Souls director, David Cage, shows the love for Uncle Sony and praises them for just letting Quantic Dream go for it. After the success of Heavy Rain it's no surprise Sony are so eager to please.
- UK Games Charts | 25th August 2012: Sleeping Dogs keeps the number one spot despite stiff competition from Darksiders II.
- Microsoft Bringing Free-To-Play To Xbox 360, But You'll Need A Gold Subscription: Hmmm, that's not like Microsoft, charging for something everyone else gives away for free.
- Techland Announce New First-Person Dark Fantasy Hack'n'Slash: Dead Island developer announces new game, but without a video that's breaks the internet.
- Skyrim: Hearthfire DLC Announced & Dated For Xbox 360: Second piece of Skyrim DLC for 360 gamers. PS3 players look on bemused.
- Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Will Be Open World, Runs On Fox Engine: New Metal Gear news is...oh you've already clicked through.
- Metal Gear Solid Movie In The Works: Will Kojima hire an editor? Will it be 30 hours long? We're just happy some plans are finally in motion and Uwe Boll hasn't got his shit-stained hands on it.
- Bethesda: Skyrim DLC Might Never Reach PS3: Bethesda have a mard about them not being able to get their DLC working on PS3. Disappointing but hardly a surprise from a studio with the worst rep in QA out there.
- Engorged Borderlands 2 Trailer Explains Absolutely Everything: Sooooooon! It'll be here soon! Gearbox's cell-shaded billion gun-packing wonder steps that little bit closer.
- Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Revealed: Yet another sequel to one of the weaker games in the series. With promise of battlefield movement and the return of Lightning as a lead character we still can't wait for this. Third time lucky right?
- Paragon Studios Closing And City Of Heroes To Shut Down: Sad times for the original superhero MMORPG.
- New Screens And Trailer For Final Fantasy XIV Online: Square-Enix resets the broken FFXIV and comes back looking stronger than ever. But will gamer's be willing to cough up subscription fees in this increasing era of the free-to-play market?
- Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Trailer Sneaks In: Kojima and co show off their new FOX engine with ridiculously good-looking cutscenes and gameplay.
- Dealspwn Playthrough | Guild Wars 2 – Human Start Area & Area Events: Carl's been hard at work with the epic Guild Wars 2. Enjoy his 20 minute playthrough video.
- Darksiders II Review | Where Death Follows War: Not quite the summer smash I wanted but there's a lot of fun to be had with Death as you raid fantastical realms for shiny, stabby loot.
- Anarchy Reigns Import Review | Maximum Platinum!: Jon just couldn't wait any more to play this so he imported it from Japan. Worth the costs? Absolutely, Platinum have done it again!
- Rock Band Blitz Review | So Frantically Hectic: Rock Band without the instruments? Fun for a while, but kinda misses the point without actually being able to physically rock out.
- Guild Wars 2 Review | Part 1 – Character Creation & Initial Impressions: A game this big can not be contained within one review. rest assured, Carl is busily working on part 2 right now.
- The Walking Dead Ep. 3 Review | Should I Stay Or Should I Go Now?: This series just keeps getting better. Run the emotional gauntlet in this stylish zombie thriller.
- PWNCAST | Season 1: Episode 26 – A Gamescom Finale: Hear our exhausted ramblings about the biggest gaming expo in europe, plus musings about the loss of SCE Liverpool and the awesomness of Anarchy Reigns.
- ZombiU Hands-On Preview | The Wii U Gets Hardcore: Thought the Wii U would just be for kids? Think again as this zombie game wears its Dark Souls influences proudly.
- SimCity Hands-On Preview | We Built This City: The return of the original is set to take over your world as you create your own.
- Far Cry 3 Hands-On Preview | Fighting Gunfire With Fire: Is Far Cry 3 the hottest looking shooter this Xmas? It just might be you know. Check out my hands-on with single and multiplayer.
- The Oculus Rift Hands-On Preview | ...Or How I Stepped Into Another World: A Virtual Reality headset that actually delivers on its promises. This could be huge. Matt's already started to covet our organs to pay for one.
- COMMENT | Why Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel Is Doomed From The Start: Former fan Jon voices his concerns about the rather bland-looking sequel. Just like the rest of us have been doing since the first one.
- Assassin's Creed III Preview | I'm On A Boat! Connor gets nautical for the American Revolution.
- Assassin's Creed III Preview | Steve Masters Talks Connor, Combat, and Continuity: Matt talks to Ubi's Steve Masters about what could be the best Assassin's Creed game yet.
- Oculus Rift Interview | Palmer Lucker and Nate Mitchell Talk Virtual Reality: Want to know more about the device that rocked Matt's world in Germany? Then check out his interview with the minds behind the new way to step into your games.