No doubt about it, this was Sony's week, as the PS3 Slim's arrival dominated the news out of Gamescom—one of three expositions on two continents where we have or had writers in the past week.
Totilo went to QuakeCon, Fahey's now at BlizzCon, and though Gamescom is wrapping up in Cologne, by no means is that end of our coverage there. Look for more reporting on Gamescom in the coming week, for now, take a look back on what Kotaku delivered in this one.
And for those who weren't seven years old in 1980, here's what the picture's all about.
News Wait, Square Enix Are Sending Cheques To People? Can A Bunch Of Names Sell A Game? World of Warcraft: The Magazine Dark Void Release Void Filled, Launch Date Announced MTV: SingStar Beatles False, All-Singing Beatles: Rock Band Mode True What Do You Mean It's Not Worth Localising Yakuza 3? Elite 360 No Longer Ships With HD Cables Hey Capcom, What Did You Think Of Bionic Commando?
AU News Xbox Live Arcade Refund For Australia, Too Watch The ABC On Your PS3 PSPgo Is Just $50 Cheaper Than The PS3 The Beatles: Rock Band Bundle Not Available At EB In Australia The Pitch: Scribblenauts Is Just…Epic Here’s How Consoles Should Be Priced For The Holidays All PS3s To Be Under $500 In Australia From August 24
Features Halo 3 ODST Multiplayer Tour: Bungie Will Be Your Guide Today $40 For That Old Thing? How Used Games Are Priced Bayonetta Still Turning On Game Reporters Monday Musings: Does Christmas Still Matter?
Previews, Reviews, Hands On and Impressions Wet Preview: It All Happened So Slowly Red Faction: Demons Of The Badland Micro-Review Fairytale Fights Preview: The Brothers Grimm Never Looked So Gory Super Monkey Ball: Step And Roll Wii Impressions: Not Popsicles NFL 2010 Micro-Review: Season on the Shrink Shadow Complex Review: Genre Upgrade
Approval Ratings Kotaku Approval Ratings Delivers 56% Negative for Wolfenstein
PS3 Slim Sony, GameStop Indicate PS3 Slim Available In US Before September PS3 Slim: The Five Senses Tests Photographer: PS3 Slim Campaign "Happily Ripped Me Off" PS3 Slim Standing Test Looking Back: Our Verdicts On PS3 Slim Rumors The PS3 Slim Has An Adorable Little Kickstand PS3 Slim Already Has A Bundle Deal PS3 Slim: RIP Linux OS Sony Explain Why The PS3 Slim Has No Backwards Compatibility Is There A 250GB PS3 Slim As Well? Sony: Market-Boosting Slim PS3 Will Phase Out Old Models PlayStation 3 Slim: The Unboxing, The Up-Close Examination PS3 Slimpocalypse Countdown: FYE Price-Cuts What Does Microsoft Have To Say About The PS3 Slim? PS3 Slim Hard Drives Don't Stop At 120GB What The PS3 Slim May Mean For The PSPgo
Sony Sony: PSP Minis Not An iPhone App Store, No PSPgo UMD Transfer Update Europe, You Are Officially Getting Pre-Paid PSN Cards Sony Completely Rebrands The PlayStation 3 Sony Talk PlayStation Lifetime Sales, PSN Revenue Did You Get Into The MAG Beta?
StarCraft II First StarCraft II Single Player Campaign Hands-On (With Spoilers) First StarCraft II Single Player Campaign Hands-On (Now Spoiler-Free!) StarCraft II: The Unit Upgrades That Make Single-player Shine