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Quantic Dream’s Heavy Rain has come in at number one in the latest UK charts. It’s Sony’s first number one since Killzone 2 released just over a year ago.

Top ten is below.

* 1 – Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream, SCEE)
* 2 – Alien vs Predator (Rebellion, Sega)
* 3 – Just Dance (Ubisoft, Ubisoft)
* 4 – Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo, Nintendo)
* 5 – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Infinity Ward, Activision Blizzard)
* 6 – Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, Nintendo)
* 7 – New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Nintendo, Nintendo)
* 8 – Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing (Sumo Digital, Sega)
* 9 – BioShock 2 (2K Marin, 2K Games)
* 10 – FIFA (EA Sports, EA)


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Praise Jesus for saving us from video game violence! Some folks up in Maine didn’t take kindly to No Russian. The Maine Christian Civil Leage (MCCL) condemns the game, saying that “any decent citizen ought to ban it.” The game being Modern Warefare 2.

Here is what they have to say about the level and game:

“The ready availability of drugs, violent video games, and outrageous rock music is a witch’s brew which will eventually lead to tragedy here in Maine.”


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Gears of War is now available for download from the Games on Demand service from Microsoft. The game is only $19.99 but 6gigs of hard drive eating space. If you haven’t played this game yet grab it, it’s one of the games that changed gaming for me. This game came out in 2006, time flies doesn’t it?


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Left 4 Dead Opens to Modders

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Authoring tools and a player software package that will allow for the creation and play of custom Left 4 Dead 2 campaigns for the PC were released.

If you are looking to author a home grown campaign then look here for an update (available via Steam under the Tools heading). And, in case you were wondering, this new update works on mods for the original Left 4 Dead.


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Well here you go my fellow gamers, Electronic Arts has released Dante’s Inferno Demo for us to download. You can search for it on Xbox Live or you can queue it up right from here.

Here are the details on Dante’s Inferno from xbox.com:
“Based on part one of Dante Alighieri’s classic poem “The Divine Comedy”, you play as Dante on his descent through the 9 circles of Hell: limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, heresy, violence, fraud and treachery, on a mission to rescue the soul of his beloved Beatrice. Armed with Death’s Scythe, Beatrice’s Holy Cross and magic powers, battle large scale beasts and bosses, some of which Dante will be able to fully tame to throw back Hell’s wrath to its minions, all at a fluid, fast-paced 60 frames per second.”


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I have noticed that there are some good looking games on the iTouch and iPhone these days and I’m thinking they could even get better looking. Epic has recently demonstrated its Unreal Engine 3 (the same one used for games like Gears of War 2) running on the iPhone 3GS and 3rd gen iPod touch to Anand Shimpi of AnandTech.

Check out a the video and see for your self:


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