Checkpoint: VGA 2010 Reveals & Teasers

The 2010 Spike VGA show was on last night. I didn’t catch much of it. I caught some chick making TWSS said jokes and Neil Patrick Harris playing with a rooster.

Like many, all I care about are the game trailers teasers and announcements. Thankfully, GameTrailers.com was quick to update their site with the trailers as they were released.

Most of them were CG or lame, so I filtered and picked the noteworthy ones for this post.

These are my top 8:

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception

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September 2009 NPD Sales Numbers Surprises

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npd-logoHardware

  1. Nintendo DS – 524, 200
  2. PlayStation 3 – 491, 800
  3. Wii – 462, 800
  4. Xbox 360 – 352, 600
  5. PSP – 190, 400
  6. PlayStation 2 – 146, 000

Software

  1. 360 – HALO 3: ODST – 1, 520, 000
  2. WII SPORTS RESORT W/ WII MOTION PLUS – 442, 900
  3. 360 – MADDEN NFL 10 – 289, 600
  4. NDS – MARIO & LUIGI:BOWSER’S INSIDE STORY – 258, 100
  5. 360 – THE BEATLES:ROCK BAND – 254, 000
  6. PS3 – MADDEN NFL 10 – 246, 500
  7. 360 – MARVEL:ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 2 – 236, 000
  8. PS3 – BATMAN:ARKHAM ASYLUM – 212, 500
  9. 360 – GUITAR HERO 5 – 210, 800
  10. Wii – THE BEATLES:ROCK BAND – 208, 600

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August 2009 NPD Sales Numbers of Batman & Madden

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npd-logoHardware

  1. DS – 552, 900
  2. Wii – 277, 400
  3. Xbox 360 – 215, 400
  4. PlayStation 3 – 210, 000
  5. PSP – 140, 300
  6. PlayStation 2 – 105, 900

Software

  1. 360 – MADDEN NFL 10 – 928,000
  2. WII SPORTS RESORT W/ WII MOTION PLUS – 754,000
  3. PS3 – MADDEN NFL 10 – 665,000
  4. 360 – BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM – 303,000
  5. PS3 – BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM – 290,000
  6. PS2 – MADDEN NFL 10 – 160,000
  7. PSP -DISSIDIA: FINAL FANTASY – 130,000
  8. WII FIT – 128,000
  9. WII – MARIO KART W/WHEEL – 120,000
  10. NDS – FOSSIL FIGHTERS – 92,000

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Batman: Arkham Asylum PS3 Review

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The best licensed games utilizes the source material to enhance the experience. More often than not, licensed game developers simply use the license as life preserver to keep a mediocre title afloat. Batman: Arkham Asylum was most definitely the former. Rocksteady’s game could stand on its own as a solid stealth action adventure — it’s true. And with all the Batman lore and atmosphere infused into the game, it was elevated to a truly entertaining experience.

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