Skyrim FINALLY has a hands on preview, and Max could not be more pissed that he wasn't the person to do it. But, we've got hte full details, as well as Torchlight 2 news, Arkham City casting reports, Playstation Network PLAY, Twisted Metal is Delayed, and more!
Episode 159 of the Destructoid Show:
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Runic Games' 2009 action RPG Torchlight was a bit of a success on the PC. It's XBLA release was equally successful and many had assumed that the upcoming sequel would also find it's way to consoles. However, it seems that Torchlight 2 exceeds XBLA's memory limit and, at the moment, Runic's not sure how they're going to handle it. (Liam Fisher)
http://www.destructoid.com/first-ever-hands-on-with-the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim-207990.phtml Guys, I just got real first hands-on with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Skyrim! I just played it at QuakeCon here in Dallas, Texas and the first thing I noticed was that Skyrim fixes the surface-level flaws of Oblivion. Not only that but Skyrim outdoes its predecessor in terms of scale, ideas and ambition.. (Allistair Pinsof)
http://www.destructoid.com/playstation-network-play-action-game-line-up-announced-208048.phtml With each pre-order from the PLAY program made, you will receive a PS3 theme. PLAY also offers gamers a separate gift with each purchase, and we hear that it's DLC for each game. If you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber you will receive an automatic 20% off every PLAY title. (Dale North)
First of all, he kind of looks like Jim Sterling. Let's not beat around the bush here. While Sterling didn't invent the monocle, clearly the folks at Rocksteady have seen our own villain and decided to borrow liberally for its own. Fine, as long as Jim's getting a check, we're cool. (Nick Chester)