The Tech Game: August 2012

EA: Our new IPs and Frostbite will dominate Xbox 72012512,3954.6
Minecraft Xbox 360 update: brand new Easter eggs planned9119,8294.5
Guild Wars 2 weapon exploit leads to 3,000 perma-bans585,8964.7
FIFA 13: Messi stars in official TV advert605,4614.8
Microsoft store offering $175 off on Xbox 360 S Kinect bundle737,1694.6
Modern Warfare 3 DLC's final assault on Xbox 360 next week858,5454.6
Play Halo 4 before the rest of the world at the MLG Fall Championship1137,7654.4
Mass Effect 3 Wii U developed by Australian studio Straight Right342,2344.6
Metal Gear Solid movie coming, care of Columbia Pictures453,7674.8
Black Ops 2 Care Package edition unboxing video10111,1214.8
Second LulzSec suspect arrested over year-old hacking incident484,3194.5
Microsoft opens up more places on Xbox LIVE Update beta14312,9614.7
Xbox 360 YouTube app now 5x faster1128,7024.6
Gears of War: Judgment's Free-For-All mode playable this week at PAX Prime583,5564.6
Microsoft launches Chinese-language Xbox Live site564,2274.7
Vita firmware update 1.80 locks memory cards to one user account624,0794.6
Black Ops 2: Hardened and Care Package editions detailed16924,4544.3
Battlefield 3 'Armored Kill' DLC release dates confirmed586,8244.6
Wii U November 18 release date denied by 'whistleblower'472,7254.4
PES 2013 pre-orders score Champions League metallic cover333,6574.7
Apple targets eight Samsung products for sales ban756,1094.7
Microsoft announces first free-to-play Xbox 360 game10513,4354.5
PS Vita v1.80 update now live312,1214.7
Metal Gear Solid 4: Kojima Productions explains trophy delay231,6704.8
Tony Hawk HD DLC: Airport and LA videos leaked484,9734.8
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Transformed dev impressed by Wii U graphics power303,0384.7
Minecraft for XBLA reaches 3.6 million units sold613,9504.8
Zombies to take over Nuketown in Black Ops 2718,9904.5
Minecraft snapshot adds 'Wither Boss,' baked potatoes and invisibility potions799,5454.7
Netflix adds people search to Xbox 360 app1369,8194.1
Skin Pack 2 for Minecraft delivers 45 new looks on XBLA976,2114.6
Hacker 'AnonymouSabu' gains an additional six months of freedom1399,8224.6
Election 2012 coverage comes to Xbox Live August 2721112,6024.5
Halo 4 Achievements revealed20915,8994.5
Remedy: Next gen consoles represent 'a quantum leap'1267,8634.5
'Improved' PES 2013 demo hits consoles next week1054,9114.5
Battlefield 3 Premium users get Double XP exclusively this weekend954,7364.6
Rumor: Square Enix tells retailers to destroy Final Fantasy 14604,0434.5
Sky Now TV app descends upon UK Xboxes844,9484.4
OnLive's debt was $30-40 million, insolvency group reveals643,5964.7
Microsoft unveils new logo for the first time in 25 years1127,1714.2
Forza Horizon 'VIP Membership package' revealed1006,5914.6
PlayStation 4 will support 4K resolution - report844,9684.5
Halo 4 soundtrack lands Oct. 22, Special Edition runs $75643,9024.8
Xbox 360 Essentials pack coming in October for $79.991197,4664.6
Nintendo Power's last issue will run in December614,4324.7
Kinect price drops to $109.99 in US1093,1774.6
Grand Theft Auto 5 screens drop in18212,2124.8
NBC News app now on Xbox Live743,4084.7
Everything Everywhere gets OK to launch 4G in UK next month723,6534.7
Microsoft opens up more places on Xbox LIVE Update beta14012,8624.3
EA: 3D gaming 'hasn't got traction'784,0944.5
Command & Conquer: Generals 2 has no single-player campaign523,1204.7
Sleeping Dogs conquers UK sales chart713,5014.7
Plants vs. Zombies 2 shambles in 'late spring' 20131125,8514.6
New Grand Theft Auto 5 screens: Fly a jet, ride a bike, zip around in a Cheetah17514,7864.8
EA putting 'a lot of resources' toward preventing another 'FIFA hack' season945,1704.4
Black Ops 2 Zombies detailed at Gamescom26321,7904.4
Rumor: Black Ops 2 heading to Wii U, according to QA tester's resume1444,7764.5
OnLive losing 'at least 50 percent of staff,' bought out by unknown third-party1153,6054.5
New FIFA 13 Screenshots18213,6924.7
New Batch of Assassin’s Creed III Screenshots1688,7784.6
Rumor: Nintendo Wii U will get an in-game 'Accomplishment' system1084,7644.7
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition: 4J shares SuperFlat, Anvil and Creative info21723,7914.8
EA labels president has "seen both" PS4 and next-Xbox1407,3324.5
Call of Duty Black ops 2 Lobby and Create-A-Class Menu23029,5744.5
Anonymous claims PSN hack affecting 10 million20312,1734.6
Halo 4 'Specializations:' Multiplayer sub-classes with designer helmets1358,6114.6
Gamescom thieves pinch two demo PCs, dev offers $5000 reward1035,4204.7
Call of Duty Black Ops 2 details, Perks, Gameplay, Guns, Gamemodes, Videos21933,8684.7
Black Ops 2 features in-game livestreaming and 'Shoutcasting'18410,1864.5
Black Ops 2 customization and 'League Play' brings Call of Duty to the future17012,8234.5
Minecraft sales pass seven million on PC1477,1374.6
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD comes to PSN August 28, PC afterward1335,2574.7
More Minecraft Themed Skins Revealed!19513,2264.7
Treyarch’s David Vonderhaar teases possible Black ops 2 Emblems16414,5894.5
Battlefield 3 Premium Edition listed on Amazon1025,0624.5
EA says 'no current plans to introduce women's football in FIFA'963,3944.7
Teen charged for theft of RuneScape currency1359,9254.7
EA: digital sales will eventually overtake boxed games1104,2434.4
Durango Alpha Tower Arrives on Ebay - SOLD31237,9464.4
Black Ops 2 to be playable at Gamescom 20121717,4984.6
Rumor: Image from next-generation Kinect sensor leaked1457,4114.6
Microsoft job posting suggests new Xbox within 18 months22611,5084.3
Ouya tops $8.5 million as Kickstarter campaign comes to a close1345,0534.7
Microsoft local currency pricing on Xbox Marketplace items an 'error'14010,3954.7
Diablo 3, Starcraft 2 and World of Warcraft service compromised794,4984.7
Minecraft XBLA update brings the thunderclaps19716,9844.3
Call of Duty Black ops 2 multiplayer revealed47934,5204
Microsoft files trademark for 'Galactic Reign'1216,0374.6
Xbox 720: "new Xbox" is "coming out with Windows 8"22413,1794.5
YouTube app won't be pre-loaded on iOS 6 devices1858,4564.8
Demonoid torrent tracker shut down by Ukrainian police1307,0434.7
Some analysts “concerned” CoD has peaked at retail22113,3034.5
Grid 2 announcement teased2046,1574.5
Tony Todd discusses Black Ops II performance capture1318,2814.5
Activision stock may rise 50 percent with Pandaria, CoD Online944,1234.7
Final Fantasy VII PC released early, then pulled893,4804.7
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 MP Reveal Dated35921,4834.5
Xbox 360 to stream Mars rover landing Monday22011,9574.6
Call of Duty Online ‘could launch in other countries’1437,1854.7
MineCon 2012 going to Disneyland Paris this November1184,6894.7
Diablo 3 looted by 'more than 10 million' people1024,1884.7
FIFA 13 launching with Wii U, gets all touchy1365,5684.6
Madden 13 on Wii U features touch play-calling, hot routes1134,5124.8
Crysis 3 'not currently' in development for Wii U1017,0974.6
Metal Gear Solid 4 Trophy patch due in early August1183,9644.7
Final Modern Warfare 3 DLC detailed, dated - new Spec Ops mode18311,0844.3
Minecraft's "Notch" latest to bash Windows 81248,3114.5
Sony asks you to design the next DualShock 3 controller24110,0774.7
Microsoft releases a new trailer for Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn1837,9514.6
MW3 PS3 weapon patch notes released, Terminal fix ‘incoming’21010,3934.7
Minecraft Xbox 360 1.7.3 bug fix due ‘next week’ – 4J Studios18417,7444.7
Take-Two investor call theme: Where's Grand Theft Auto 5?1706,8944.6
Minecraft's 1.3.1 update goes live, go get your trade on1466,1784.5
Ouya adds exclusive console color for last week of Kickstarter drive1704,7354.6

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