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Daily Hotness: Can't stop these pirates

12:00 AM on 09.05.2009 // 8BitBrian

Turning off twitter is the only thing I can do to avoid hearing everyone talk about the great time they've been having at PAX. Well, watching through the entirety of the first season of Black Lagoon in one sitting helped too. See? I managed to work in the weeaboo stuff easily!

One of our top stories today was clearly Ready to Friday BioWare talking about how they deal with piracy. I'd have to agree, incentives like limited editions are probably one of the best ways to get people to buy their stuff. Atlus has been pushing that route hard with Demon's Soul, and I think it'll work well for them. Won't stop the Lagoon Trading Company, but it's not like much can.

The big story, though, is that the Japanese Prime Minister's wife is batshit insane. She eats the sun for nourishment. And she was abducted by aliens. You need to read it to believe it.

Destructoid Originals:
READY TO FRIDAY
Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin: Viva Pinata

Community:
The draw of exploration: Antarctica to Oblivion, Shackleton to Shadow Complex

Previews:
Dragon Age: Origins
The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition

Reviews:
Section 8

PAX 09:
PAX 09: Deathspank gameplay trailer has skeletons in it
PAX 09: Mass Effect 2 screens show characters, explosion
PAX 09: The Maw developer announces Comic Jumper

News:
The ESRB says Tomena Sanner is headed to the states
Magical Drop III headed for Wii with Data East collection
Kojima's studio 'doing a lot of experiments for Rising'
Captain Obvious: God of War: Collection is region-free
Gamer plans to smash GTA IV Guinness Record
Capcom backing off classic fighters for a bit
Bayonetta has a tender mouth
Cryptic Studios taking Star Trek Online beta applications
Gears 2 XP bonus weekend kicks off today
Study: Violent videogame ads the most memorable
Once-Splatterhouse developer Bottlerocket closes
BioShock 2 multiplayer video wants to Shock your Bios
Capcom announces Ghost Trick from Ace Attorney creator
Sony: PS3 will significantly outpace PS2
Contra ReBirth comes stateside to WiiWare on Monday
Lost Planet 2 demo beat RE5 demo in 24 hours
Square Enix announces Modern Warfare 2 in Japan
PS3 Modern Warfare 2 Presitge Edition sold out on Amazon
SexBox: new console for playing AO-rated games
Capcom cuts prices on iPhone games this weekend
BioWare won't justify Dragon Age Collector's Edition
Blur gets Twitter support
Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep official site launches
Electronic Arts sued over Fight Night Round 4
BioWare: Piracy is always a problem
LOTRO grows, 'Siege of Mirkwood' expansion announced
Street Fighter IV 50% off this weekend on Steam

Media:
New PAX-flavored RE:DC videos go for the Oscar
Okamiden gets small screenshots, tiny video
Left 4 Dead 2: Meet the Jockey
This week in Rock Band DLC: PAX music and stuff
The Secret World looks bloody amazing
90-second live-action ODST ad spot hits, is beautiful



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