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More cases are on the way for L.A. Noire, and those cases you missed because you didn't shop at the right retailer are now available as well (and as always, for a price). Hey, look! A list:

Now Available:
* "Chicago Lightning" Detective Suit (Free via the Social Club)
* "Chicago Piano" Machine Gun (Free)
* L.A. Noire Rockstar Pass ($9.99 PSN / 800 MS Points until June 14th)
* "The Naked City" Vice Desk Case ($3.99 PSN / 320 MS Points)
* "A Slip of The Tongue" Traffic Desk Case ($3.99 PSN / 320 MS Points)
* The Badge Pursuit Challenge ($1.99 PSN / 160 MS Points)
* "The Broderick" Detective Suit ($0.99 PSN / 80 MS Points)
* "The Sharpshooter" Detective Suit ($0.99 PSN / 80 MS Points)

Available June 21st:
* "Nicholson Electroplating" Arson Desk Case ($3.99 PSN / 320 MS Points)

Available July 12th:
* "Reefer Madness" Vice Desk Case ($3.99 PSN / 320 MS Points)

I'm excited for the Reefer Madness case, but I also enjoy a good machine gun (especially a free one). Hopefully these DLC cases will be on the longish side, but four bucks isn't exactly robbery either. If you get the L.A. Noire Rockstar Pass, you'll get all of this, even the stuff that isn't out yet, for ten bucks. Personally, the DLC I would like most would be a co-op mode; I'd even settle for co-op just over Xbox Live or through a system link.

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"They also said that's all the DLC that's coming out for Noire :( - Zulu"1


PBS' Frontline did a story on WikiLeaks. Some hackers didn't like it. LulzSec decided to "sail [a] Lulz Boat" around PBS' servers, leaving a pretty picture with the message "All Your Base Are Belong to LulzSec" (clearly some sort of satanist rallying cry) and suggested that Tupac Shakur is alive and well in New Zealand (like hell, everyone knows that Tupac is actually Vladimir Putin). WikiLeaks released an unedited video of the Frontline interview with Julian Assange instead of trashing the internet resources of the Public Broadcasting System.

Then using Twitter, the hacking group claimed credit for the PBS attack, and said it was working on another attack on Sony, declaring this upcoming attack to be the end of the multinational, multi-billion dollar corporation. No other details have been released, so who knows what will happen. Good for Sony though, they didn't even have to sue anybody to get attacked this time. I must say, it seems kind of ballsy to be using Twitter to discuss upcoming attacks or claim credit for previous attacks, but cyber crime in general, from simple social misbehavior to whatever, is nothing if not a game of brinkmanship.

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""Appear weak when you are strong and appear strong when you are weak"... Although I doubt beer... - Alchi"9


GoAtari.Com hasn't made a sale in a year, and so the owner is offering all of his stock up for one lump sum, best offer deal. The guy values his entire stock of old video games up for $358,727.29, but considering the guy hasn't made a sale in over a year, I would imagine that it is actually worth considerably less than that. A decimal place even.

There is way too much crap for me to list here, and it doesn't really matter if you're just interested in part of it, as the dude is selling all of it. If you feel like you know what to do with near five thousand 17-button controllers for a console they don't even make games for anymore, by all means, offer the man a childhood's worth of allowance money and see what you get. He's selling the domain name too, if you happen to want to take up GoAtari.com for whatever reason.

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"Dude needs to light his garage on fire and claim the insurance money. He is never gonna sell all... - Whisky"2


Following today's debut trailer for StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm, Blizzard releases this brief gameplay trailer for their forthcoming RTS. Take a look:

"The music for the trailer... sounds like they were trying to do something there. Something that... - MajFauxPas"5


THQ and 4A Games officially confirmed a sequel to Metro 2033, the survival shooter set in post-apocalyptic Russia. Metro: Last Light is in development for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC. You can expect the game some time in 2012; that's according to the press release. Development studio 4A Games promises an even more engaging atmospheric in the single-player this time around, on top of thrilling combat, coupled with exploration and, more importantly, the trademark survival horror elements.

Here's the debut teaser:

"We believe that Metro 2033 was a flawed masterpiece," said Danny Bilson, EVP Core Games, THQ. "It was a beautiful, original game that didn't get the marketing support it needed. We won't make that mistake with Metro: Last Light. This game improves on the original in every way ' it will have more polish, deeper and more sophisticated gameplay, and satisfyingly visceral combat, without losing what our fans loved about the original. Metro: Last Light is another artful piece of game development from an Eastern European studio that will thrill and terrify anyone looking for a more cerebral experience than your typical first person shooter."

An "epic single-player campaign and unique multiplayer experience" were promised, in addition to "extraordinary lighting, physics and destruction made possible by Metro: Last Light's bespoke 4A Engine technology."

You can read our review of Metro 2033 here.

"I'm expecting a lot from this one!!! definitely gonna buy it!! this trailer is awesome!!! - Rikay"8


Blizzard Entertainment finally issues the debut trailer for the real-time strategy, StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm. Behold:

"loud noises! - AtomicViking"3


The folks over at CraveOnline have a nice little list of games lined-up for this year's E3. Among these are games like BioShock Infinite, Uncharted 3, Battlefield 3, Mass Effect 3 and so on.

Check out Crave's 10 Most Anticipated Games of E3 2011.

"Actually, there is some 'console shit' as yo so aptly put it. Star Fox and Mario are not on my... - MajFauxPas"5



The results of our recent voting poll are just in and, apparently, a big number of people would like to see Rockstar bring a new Grand Theft Auto game to life. In fact, according to the results of the poll, most AT readers would prefer to see GTA V out right now, rather than, say, Diablo III or even a new Half-Life game (blasphemy!!).

Anyway, here are the final results:

In 2011, I want:

  • GTA V - 2067
  • Diablo 3 - 1524
  • A new Half-life game - 1217
  • A new Call of Duty game - 1153
  • Resident Evil 6 - 953
  • Assassin's Creed 3 - 844
  • Hitman 5 - 672
  • God of War 4 - 529
  • Duke Nukem Forever - 508
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 - 472
  • Peter Molyneux to come his senses, torch Fable and announce a new Syndicate game - 456
  • A new Mario game - 447
  • Devil May Cry 5 - 409
  • Doom 4 - 327
  • Thief 4 - 301
  • A new Mirror's Edge game - 297
  • Blizzard's new MMOG - 297

TOTAL VOTES 12,473

"1.hitman 5 2. ass creed 3.diablo 3 thats my list - Shpongle"12


LA Noire is still very much on top of the UK's list of top-sellers (same as last week). Check it out (the charts shows sales for the week ending May 28):

1. LA Noire - Take Two
2. Dirt 3 - Codemasters
3. Lego Pirates of the Caribbean - Disney
4. Zumba Fitness - 505 Games
5. Brink - Bethesda
6. Wii Sports Resort - Nintendo
7. FIFA 11 - EA
8. Call of Duty: Black Ops - Activision
9. Crysis 2 - EA
10. Mario Kart Wii - Nintendo

"I posted a comment earlier and somehow it was deleted The Witcher 2 is #1 in pc sales for the last... - LostPcGamer"2


Anybody care to play as the elite Trooper in Star Wars: The Old Republic? Hm, can this compare to the Jedi and Sith classes?

"Somehow get the sense that the Vanguard and Commando roles seem kinda reversed.. - RC2080"6


The latest trailer for Epic's Gears of War 3 offers some details about the game's single-player campaign. Check it out:

"Looking good. I'm gonna enjoy Gears 3! - Terminator"4


Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema announced that Peter Jackson's upcoming movie version of Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' now carries the official title "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." New Line also set a release date for for the movie - Dec. 14, 2012, with the second flick (yes, there's a sequel planned already) "The Hobbit: There and Back Again" is going to arrive on Dec. 13, 2013.

If you're keen about this movie production, check out this news post if you've missed it.

Also, make sure you visit The-Hobbit-Movie.com for more info about casting, characters and so on.

"LotR had 3 films and still had to cut lots out. I'm glad they are making 2 movies hopefully they... - Klaymor"9


Great. Now it's Tuesday all of a sudden...
"oi - Morkrul"5







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