Videogame news headlines for Tuesday, 17th July 2012

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18:00 to Midnight

Torchlight dev wants alleged asset-copycat off the App Store   VG247 - 23:56
Persona 4 Arena trailer includes portentous anime scenes   VG247 - 23:46
Mass Effect 3 Earth DLC heralded by stirring launch trailer   VG247 - 23:38
In-fighting to win in Behemoth's Battleblock Theater   Joystiq - 23:30
Anomaly: Warzone Earth marches to PSN with local co-op support   Joystiq - 23:00
Get your Kinect to Mars   Joystiq - 22:30
New iPhone game is shockingly Pokémon-like   CVG - 22:17
Valve porting Steam to Linux   Gamespot - 22:14
Pocket Gamer iPhone gaming podcast special: 2012 in review (so far)   Pocket Gamer - 22:13
Mass Effect 3's 'Earth' DLC trailer adds another narrative spin on multiplayer   Joystiq - 22:00
US PS Store update   CVG - 21:51
Watch a condensed version of The Last of Us Comic-Con panel   VG247 - 21:47
U-turn: Ouya not seeking funding outside of kickstarter   CVG - 21:37
Ratchet and Clank collection release date revealed, plus demo bonus   GamesRadar - 21:30
My Xbox Live iPad update fast forwards to new content   Joystiq - 21:30
Steam sale: Entire GTA series for $12.49   CVG - 21:26
Battleblock Theater passes MS certification, will release this year   VG247 - 21:17
Open nature of PC is best for MMOs, says Zenimax   VG247 - 21:04
Web version of American McGee's turn-based shooter Crazy Fairies goes live   Pocket Gamer - 21:04
Battleblock Theater passes Microsoft certification, slated for 'this year'   Joystiq - 21:00
Tom Hanks' Electric City comes to iOS and Android as RPG the Revolt   Pocket Gamer - 20:59
Pokemon dominates Japanese game sales in June   Pocket Gamer - 20:55
SEGA teasing Yakuza announcement this week   VG247 - 20:53
Mobage's Deity Wars brings evolving cards and raid bosses to Android devices   Pocket Gamer - 20:47
Fans vote yes on Portal 2 LEGO set   VG247 - 20:42
Kingdom Hearts 3D trailer spans multiple universes   CVG - 20:34
Apple moves to block Russian hacker who advertised IAP workaround   Pocket Gamer - 20:29
Cute shop building game Happy Street receives its first trailer   Pocket Gamer - 20:28
Age Of Empires co-creator forms new mobile start up   VG247 - 20:27
Steam Summer Sale, Day 6: Black Ops, Spec Ops, Limbo (and other stuff too!)   Joystiq - 20:20
US PS Plus and Store update, July 17 – Dyad, Mass Effect 3: Earth, Arctic Strike   VG247 - 20:16
Dyad review: Where is my mind?   Joystiq - 20:00
Sleeping Dogs trailer shows off Hollywood voice talent   CVG - 19:55
PlanetSide 2 trailer: 'Death Is No Excuse'   CVG - 19:42
Puzzle/platformer Puddle spills onto Vita - 19:40
Teaser trailer teases upcoming PlanetSide 2 trailer Death is No Excuse   VG247 - 19:39
Resident Evil 6 Comic Con trailer brings back giant snakes   GamesRadar - 19:30
Steam Summer Sale day six – Grand Theft Auto Franchise is 75% off   VG247 - 19:25
Medal of Honor: Warfighter multiplayer trailer - Developer walkthrough   GamesRadar - 19:20
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Comic Con panel released   VG247 - 19:17
US and Europe to share servers in Phantasy Star Online 2   VG247 - 19:15
Take a bite out of this Resident Evil 6 trailer   Joystiq - 19:00
The Old Republic producer leaves BioWare - 18:59
Star Wars: Old Republic producer leaves BioWare   CVG - 18:51
Mars rover games land on Kinect, in browsers   Gamespot - 18:44
Origin update 9.0 streamlines friends list, library, clock   Joystiq - 18:30
Creep through Metro: Last Light's 13-minute gameplay demo   Joystiq - 18:00

12:00 to 18:00

Tom Hanks releases Electric City: Revolt mobile game based on his web series   VG247 - 17:54
Facepalm photo of the day: HMV drops another fail-bomb in the games aisle, advertises non-existent console   GamesRadar - 17:50
Metro: Last Light gameplay demo shows you the award-winning E3 experience   GamesRadar - 17:40
Major Origin client update rolling out   Gamespot - 17:35
Resident Evil 6 trailer features giant killer snake   CVG - 17:30
Lucy Liu, Emma Stone, Tom Wilkinson, more cast in Sleeping Dogs   VG247 - 17:16
Blizzard to clamp down on bots by re-enabling game limits - 17:13
Diablo 3 brings back game limits - 17:12
Consoles aren’t “opened enough for the players to express their creativity,” says ShootMania dev   VG247 - 17:06
The Unfinished Swan Comic Con video shows concept art, discusses inspiration   VG247 - 16:53
Microsoft hiring for next generation Halo?   CVG - 16:53
Game limits reinstated in Diablo III   VG247 - 16:48
Bad Dudes 2 could be a reality via Kickstarter - 16:45
Guardians of Middle-Earth explains tricksy Gollum and tanksy Gandalf   GamesRadar - 16:40
Ouya developers deny seeking venture capitalist funding alongside Kickstarter campaign   VG247 - 16:39
343 Industries hiring for current and next-gen Halo   VG247 - 16:31
Double Fine Kickstarter backer rewards now shipping   Joystiq - 16:30
Microsoft hiring for next-gen Halo   Gamespot - 16:21
Valve isn’t too keen on platform exclusivity, says Holtman   VG247 - 16:13
Developers can “get into a lot of trouble,” worrying what the audience thinks, says Gilbert   VG247 - 16:05
Metro: Last Light – sensational 12-minute gameplay video   VG247 - 16:01
Metro Last Light: 13-minute 'Welcome to Moscow' gameplay demo   CVG - 16:00
DICE vows continued support to Battlefield 3 in light of Battlefield 4 announcement   Joystiq - 16:00
Video: Black Ops 2 dev on LA attack, pacing, more   VG247 - 15:58
HMV store advertises 3DS XL with second Circle Pad using internet mock-up - 15:58
Metal Gear Solid 5 Comic-Con images 'completely fake,' says Kojima   Gamespot - 15:47
David Perry "sure" a new Earthworm Jim will be made - 15:46
PS Move Essentials Bundle comes with Just Dance 3 voucher   VG247 - 15:44
Football Manager: First ever premium DLC, short-term price cut announced   CVG - 15:44
Google's Nexus 7 tablet goes on sale in the UK   Pocket Gamer - 15:39
Trend is to 'over-exploit' gamers, says Witcher dev   Gamespot - 15:37
Saints Row 2 and Lara Croft & the Guardian of Light now free on PS Plus - 15:30
Wii U Mass Effect 3 will include 'Extended Cut' ending by default   Joystiq - 15:30
Milo’s tech is present in Fable: The Journey, says Lionhead   VG247 - 15:25
Resident Evil 6 trailer aims to scare - 15:22
First 15 minutes of Sleeping Dogs videoed   VG247 - 15:14
Take a breath, and try I Wanna Be the Guy: Gaiden   Joystiq - 15:10
343 Industries hiring for next-gen Halo - 15:03
Medal of Honor Warfighter gameplay movie shows multiplayer features   CVG - 15:03
BadBotGames beats up on iOS with superhero basher Battle Universe   Pocket Gamer - 15:01
Last Light demo - 14:59
Hitmen rack up over 32 million kills in the Hitman Sniper Challenge   CVG - 14:53
DICE to discuss Battlefield innovations at GDC Europe   CVG - 14:51
EU PS Plus Update: Lara Croft & the Guardian of Light and Saints Row 2   CVG - 14:42
Pitchford gushes on “crazy awesome physics simulations” in Borderlands 2 PC   VG247 - 14:36