Videogame news headlines for Monday, 16th July 2012

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18:00 to Midnight

Gollum gets tricksy in Guardians of Middle-earth gameplay video   Joystiq - 23:30
Free PSOne Classics for US PS Plus subs tomorrow   CVG - 23:13
Justice League: Earth's Final Defense coming to iOS soon   Pocket Gamer - 23:09
How a fragrance company intends to capture the essense of videogame characters - 23:07
Need for Speed Most Wanted pre-order details revealed   GamesRadar - 23:05
Ratchet & Clank Collection drops August 28   Gamespot - 23:04
Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?! on DS and 3DS gets trailer and pre-order bonuses   Pocket Gamer - 22:57
Deo creator announces endless-runner Mr. Dreamer for iOS   Pocket Gamer - 22:50
Phil Hassey's iPad stealth puzzler Dynamite Jack coming to iPhones soon   Pocket Gamer - 22:44
First Pokédex 3D Pro screenshots surface, highlight the AR component   Pocket Gamer - 22:36
Ratchet & Clank Collection out in North America on Aug. 28   Joystiq - 22:30
Awesomenauts coming to PC and Mac soon   Joystiq - 22:00
Adventure Time 'collector's edition' not a GameStop exclusive   Joystiq - 22:00
Rise of the Guardians Wii U release date announced   GamesRadar - 21:35
Now Playing: July 16-22, 2012   Joystiq - 21:30
Ouya responds to skepticism - 21:20
Ouya used Kickstarter for 'validation' of gamer interest   CVG - 21:12
Sony lost Limbo to Microsoft over IP dispute   CVG - 20:37
Hello Kitty X Street Fighter plushies heading to a Hot Topic near you   Joystiq - 20:30
Sonic Adventure 2 HD re-release announced by Sega   GamesRadar - 20:20
Steam sales aren't cannibalising IPs - Valve   CVG - 20:11
Steam Summer Sale, Day 5: Metro 2033, RAGE, Assassin's Creed: Revelations and more   Joystiq - 19:30
Lego Portal set headed to review   Gamespot - 19:23
The battle of willpower rages on with Rage - 19:20
Apple 'investigating' free in-app purchases hack   CVG - 19:17
Influential indies on the brouhaha around Ouya   Joystiq - 19:00
Sony missed Limbo exclusivity by asking for IP rights   Joystiq - 18:40
Awesomenauts coming to PC "really soon" says dev   GamesRadar - 18:20
Pac-Man and Mega Man never coming to SF X Tekken on 360   Joystiq - 18:20

12:00 to 18:00

Ouya seeks funding outside Kickstarter - 17:38
ESRB: Machinarium also coming to Vita   Joystiq - 17:30
WWE '13 Collector's Edition features Stone Cold Steve Austin - trailer   CVG - 17:28
Rise of the Guardians out on Wii U November 23, says D3   VG247 - 17:21
Battlefield and Medal of Honor audiences different, says EA   Gamespot - 17:09
Steam mobile apps list genres for non-game software   Joystiq - 17:00
Awesomenauts confirmed for PC, releasing “very soon”   VG247 - 16:52
Fable The Journey team 'considered scrapping on-rails after E3'   CVG - 16:44
Limbo was nearly a PSN exclusive - 16:38
Report points August 7 iPhone 5 announcement - 16:36
Meet Bill, the grizzled elderly gentleman in The Last of Us   Joystiq - 16:30
DeathSpank creators bring physics-based puzzler The Big Big Castle to iPad   Pocket Gamer - 16:18
Sega suggests Wii U will launch by November? [UPDATE]   CVG - 16:17
Limbo PS3 exclusivity deal unraveled over Sony wanting rights   VG247 - 16:14
PlayStation Vita drops to £169 - 16:12
Torchlight clone Armed Heroes Online comes to the Canadian App Store, gets called out by Runic Games   Pocket Gamer - 16:01
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure continues to look bizarre in HD   Joystiq - 16:00
Awesomenauts PC release confirmed - 15:57
Sony lost Limbo due to desire for IP rights   Gamespot - 15:48
Wii U Pro Controller designed to secure Call of Duty - 15:43
Metal Gear Solid 5 Comic-Con rumour debunked by Konami   VG247 - 15:42
EA: Core gamers 'sometimes have issues with Origin'   CVG - 15:29
“ShagaGamer” site lets “gamers and geeks meet up for no-strings attached sex”   VG247 - 15:23
Konami calls Metal Gear Solid 5 Comic-Con screens 'fake rumours,' denies secret reveal   Joystiq - 15:23
Has SEGA revealed a November release date for Nintendo's Wii U? - 15:10
Will Bohemia help Dean "Rocket" Hall build a standalone DayZ game or not? - 15:09
Acti forced Nintendo to create Wii U Pro Controller with CoD threat: Pachter   VG247 - 15:08
Wii U 'isn't going to work' says Pachter   Gamespot - 15:07
Free iPhone and iPad games: Great Little War Game, iSniper 3D   Pocket Gamer - 15:06
These aren't the Metal Gear Rising screens we would have picked   Joystiq - 15:00
Gears of War: Judgment release date set for March 19, 2013 - 14:43
Need for Speed Most Wanted Limited Edition, pre-order goodies revealed   CVG - 14:40
Wreck-it Ralph wanders into Sonic racing game   Joystiq - 14:30
Free-to-play Ultima Forever – Quest for the Avatar coming soon for PC and iPad   Pocket Gamer - 14:23
Over one million players have signed up to C&C Tiberium Alliances - 14:22
Rumour: Photograph reveals front panel of Apple's upcoming 4-inch iPhone 5   Pocket Gamer - 14:14
iPhone 5 reveal set for August 7 - report   CVG - 14:14
Baird explains the finer details of Gears of War: Judgment's 'OverRun' mode   Joystiq - 14:00
Need for Speed: Most Wanted pre-order incentives detailed   VG247 - 13:54
Most Wanted pre-order bonuses detailed - 13:50
Biodroid ensures its MegaRamp game will be as realistic as possible with the help of Danny Way, Pierre Luc-Gagnon and Vince Byron   Pocket Gamer - 13:47
Steam’s Android app hints at non-gaming software delivery   VG247 - 13:12
Apple rejects Angry Birds parody Angry Syrians   Pocket Gamer - 13:09
Warfighter alpha footage shows x-ray vision - 13:07
Dating site for gamers launches Shag a Gamer in UK - 13:07
Re-Volt revived by ex-Split/Second, Pure dev - 12:52
Epic set to rein over next generation - 12:48
Video: the crying crowds of Evo 2012   VG247 - 12:44
LEGO Batman 2 spends fourth week at top of UK Chart   Gamespot - 12:34
Machinarium rated for Vita   CVG - 12:32
ESRB posts listing for PS Vita version of Gold Award-winning Machinarium   Pocket Gamer - 12:30
Mega Bloks launches first ever construction toys based on World of Warcraft - 12:27