In Other News – 13 June 2012 
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Darryn Bonthuys
June 13, 2012 at 4:00 pm

Rosanna Arkle

I’m a man of few words.

In Other News: Xbox is stalking Sony, Assassin’s Creed ditches the worst mini-game ever, Tigers not in Africa, when Minecraft creations go mental, narcs in piracy and Superman takes to the catwalk.

Here’s the news that we didn’t post, because well, hamburgers man.Hamburgers!

News

Xbox observes Sony obsessively, says Molyneux
Jimmy Fallon checks out Halo 4
The demand for the Skyrim Dawnguard Beta is overwhelming
Microsoft and Sony dodge questions about next-gen consoles in the most amusing ways
Assassin’s Creed 3 will not feature Tower Defense mini-games
Tiger cages are exploding barrels 2.0 says Far Cry 3 designer
It’s Majora’s Mask versus a Link to the past on 3DS
Tekken’s Yoshimitsu, yours for £469

Stuff

The difference between being inspired by a game, and ripping it off entirely
Six moments that make video games worth it
The most awesomely ridiculous Minecraft creations
Ten games that we’re glad were canned

Videos

Lollipop Chainsaw gameplay montage
Runes of Magic – Shadowforge trailer
Sins of a solar empire Rebellion – Launch trailer

Across the Networks

Coke invites you to look at the world differently
$50 000 doesn’t buy you a whole lot of boat anymore
Record labels are now hiring college tattletales to stop music piracy
Because the best way to test anti-riot tech with an actual, paid for mob
Guilty Pleasures – Good Burger
The suits do indeed make the (Super)Man
Disney to turn The Stuff of Legend graphic novel into a live action CGI film
Looks like Robocop has found his villain with a bit of Laurie
JJ Abrams wants to make the earth disappear with a god particle
Guess who’s rumoured to be joining Tom Cruise in that Magnificent Seven remake
Midweek Mouth-Off – Ambiguity or answers?
The amazing Spider-Man and the Avengers very nearly did a crossover. Sort of
Viggo Mortensen is twice as badass in espanol!

Model: Rosanna Arkle

Because he's the writer that Lazygamer deserves, but not the one it actually needs right now. So we'll hunt him. Because he can't take it. Because he's not a hero. He's a loud-mouthed journalist, a watchful procrastinator. A dork knight.