Battlefield 3 isn't coming to steam, Saints Row 3 has some awesome pre-order bonuses while Dead Island does not, and Ms Splosion Man gets reviewed!
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http://www.destructoid.com/origin-dickery-battlefield-3-not-coming-to-steam-205790.phtml On this week's episode of Origin Dickery, it has been revealed that Electronic Arts will not be releasing Battlefield 3 via Steam in order to give its proprietary service another boost. This is according to a release list that EA has tried to pull from the Internet. (Jim Sterling)
http://www.destructoid.com/this-arkham-city-riddler-trailer-is-awesome-no-question--205813.phtml After being revealed quite some time ago, The Riddler has finally made his presence known in Arkham City which a rather excellent trailer. He seems to have become quite a fan of the Saw films, if his deadly promises are anything to go by. (Jim Sterling)
http://www.destructoid.com/cliffy-b-wii-u-haters-talk-sh-t-but-will-buy-it-anyway-205798.phtml Clifford "Cliffy B" Bleszinski has called out those who wish to pour derision on the Wii U, claiming that they'll all be buying one despite their scorn. (Jim Sterling)
http://www.destructoid.com/review-ms-splosion-man-205816.phtml Twisted Pixel's Ms. Splosion Man is like 'Splosion Man, but with more pink -- and the lead character wears a bow in her hair. Wait, she doesn't have hair... how does that bow stay in? Why doesn't it just burn up? This game makes no sense. (Nick Chester)
http://www.destructoid.com/pre-order-dead-island-on-amazon-for-digital-art-book-205801.phtml If you don't fancy getting your hands on Dead Island's "Blood Bath" DLC, or you just hate GameStop, then you can pre-order the game at Amazon for a different bonus -- a digital art book. (Jim Sterling)
http://www.destructoid.com/info-on-saints-row-the-third-pre-orders-special-edition-205823.phtml Volition has teamed up with the insane minds behind hit television show Professor Genki‚Äôs Super Ethical Reality Climax to deliver ridiculous Saints Row: The Third goods to those who pre-order. Professor Genki's Hyper Ordinary Pre-Order Pack includes gear from the professor himself, including: the Super Ballistic Man-a-pult, an "Octopuss" Cannon, and a Leisure Stunt Suit. (Jordan Devore)