The Daily Hotness 07/03/08

Another day, another contest. I’m starting to lose count of how many contests we have going on. And there’s still more to come down the line! Civilization fans, watch this video where Colette Bennett talks about some of the awesome prizes we are giving away for our Civilization: Revolution contest. Submit all entries on the original contest post.

Jim hates on Pokémon again, Mega Man 9 looks like a NES game, free map DLC coming to Halo 3, Sadness is still coming, and much more happened at Dtoid today.

Thursday Regulars:
YTMND Thursday: Fanboys make for hilarity
Scraps: 7/3/08

Original Features:
Laying low for a while
Eight terrible things that Pokemon wrought

Previews:
Pew Pew Preview!: Summer Olympics and Crash Time: Autobahn Pursuit

Contests:
Win free stuff: Revolution! A Civilization Revolution contest

News:
Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 is out, new screens accompany
Capcom’s Spyborgs not appearing at E3 and will stretch your Wii
Sadness is DEFINITELY coming by Fall 2009
MGS4 helps PS3 close in on Wii in Japan, but no waggle-slayer
Call of Duty action figures: Ugly men to live on your toy shelf
Ninja Couture: Ryu’s new Ninja Gaiden costumes
Let’s play some Halo! No, I meant the board game
Mortal Kombat‘ murder trial sentences teen
Viva Pinata is in your paradise, troubling it (on September 5)
Raving Rabbids, a seizure, and possible Parliament restrictions
Brace yourselves, retro gamers: Mega Man 9 is an 8-bit game
This Week In Rock Band DLC: Rush and Red Hot Chili Peppers
Hacker plays GoldenEye on the Wii
Fable 2 official site updates and includes lore
Buy this awesome Herbie Hancock-signed Rock Band bundle, help a good cause

Galleries:
Big Bang Mini screenshots and artwork
Raven Squad: Operation Hidden Dagger got its FPS in my RTS
Midnight Club: Los Angeles runs into a delay

Trailers:
Rise of the Argonauts: Sentient hands video edition
Brand new Halo 3 map coming out this Monday for free
If this Mercenaries 2 video doesn’t sell you on the game, nothing will

Off-beat:
Insane handmade Mega Man wallpapers dose your desktop with retro
Teenager BURNS a Pac-Man into his flesh

Hamza Aziz