The Daily Hotness 07/07/08

Anime Expo ’08 had some really hot cosplayers this year. 

Jim hates on the casual, we announced two new contests today, The Force Unleashed gets previewed on all platforms, Dale interviews David Hayter, the first footage of Mega Man 9 is released and plenty more happened on Monday.

Monday Regulars:
New releases for the week of 07/07/08
Schizoid and Golf: Tee It Up! on XBLA this Wednesday
Virtual releases for the week of July 7th: SPOGS is not an STD edition
Scraps: 7/7/08

Original Features:
Destructoid Discusses! Did someone say emulation?
Hating on the casual, or why it’s alright to be a bitter old man

Contests:
Destructoid/Blast Works contest UPDATE: Some people entered
Win music, a game, and a chair from EA Sports and Interscope Records
Demean your wretched selves for an Xbox 360 and SoulCalibur IV swag

Previews:
Pew! Pew! Preview!: American McGee’s Grimm: A Boy Learns What Fear Is
Hands-on with Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (360/PS3)
Hands-on with Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Wii/PS2)
Hands-on with Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (DS/PSP)

Interviews:
Destructoid Interview: David Hayter
Destructoid Interview: Atlus on Persona 4

Events:
Anime Expo ’08: Atlus’ Shin Megami Tensei panel
Anime Expo ’08: videogame cosplay gallery

News:
GDC is full of ‘ultimately stupid’ ideas says EA’s Barnett
Galactic Civilizations II: Endless Universe announced
Super Smash Brothers Brawl conquering Europe
E3 will have PC games, well duh

Nintendo and Sony expanding further into Asia, Microsoft gets lonely
Microsoft not commenting on rumored dashboard update
Eledees: Adventure will be hiding behind European store shelves this winter
Want to work for Ubisoft? You just need to organize a ‘dream team’
Capcom contest wants to put you on the E3 list
Fable 2: mini-games releasing this August and special edition details

Galleries:
Majesco announces AWAY Shuffle Dungeon for the DS

Trailers:
The first gameplay footage of Mega Man 9

Community:
C Blogs of 07/07/08

Hamza Aziz