The Daily Hotness: DIBS!

I call dibs on the Smoker zombie. Oh the things he could do to me with that long tongue of his … what?

Nick interviews Prince of Persia’s producer Ben Mattess, a brand new contest is announced today, Konami is making Guitar Hero arcade cabinets, Brad 2 talks to XNA developer Nathan Fouts and plenty more happened on 11/17/08. 

Monday Regulars:
Wii Shop releases: Strong Bad, Target Toss, Space Invaders, Forgotten Worlds
New releases this week: Left 4 Dead, MK vs DC, Tomb Raider, Lips, and more
Tonight: the surprising adventures of Podtoid 76
Games time forgot: Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am

Originals:
Could the Sands of Time return to a Prince of Persia videogame?
Prince of Persia producer: No Wii version in the works, but has hopes for future
The Podcastle episode 23 records tomorrow: Goodbye, England’s Rose
Interview: Prince of Persia producer Ben Mattes
Destructoid interview: Nathan Fouts, nasty alien killer and XNA developer
Attention, everyone who is buying Left 4 Dead: I have dibs on Bill

Contests:
EA Sports/Gillette contest, Day 1: Madden madness! Win the game!

News:
Xbox 360 in production until ‘one day after the PS3’
Microsoft opens online store, unsurprisingly fails at it
Chinatown Wars will have GTA IV’s map and lots of drugs
No co-op in Left 4 Dead? That was the plan
Psst: Need a cheap 20GB hard drive for your Xbox 360 Arcade?
Guitar Hero arcade… made by Konami? [Update: confirmed]
More MadWorld screens come gushing like from a slashed artery
Europe gets Metal Gear Online MEME expansion November 25th
PETA tries to make a point with Cooking Mama: Mama Kills Animals
New details on the US version Club Nintendo
Free Blu-ray remote and movie with PS3 at Amazon
Taito trademarks ‘Pet Shop Mama,’ PETA on high alert
Koch Media CEO comments that there’s too much DS product on the market
Ubisoft planning ‘significant’ Prince of Persia DLC
Want 500,000 Microsoft points? You’ll get a chance to win em soon
Halo 3 Recon goes open world with a touch of CSI
Halo Wars DLC is already done, being held in stasis
Nintendo can appeal to the BioShock/Halo crowd, apparently
Great, Japan’s economy also sucks

Rumortoid:
Gears of War 2 DLC revealed?

Offbeat:
Terrifying Pikachu freak woman is terrifying: Meet Pikabellechu

Videos:
Blood of Bahamut trailer looks like Shadow of the Final Fantasy
New Let’s Tap videos show the box-tapping rhythm mode
Sony’s PlayStation 3 holiday ad campaign is … uh … yeah
Iron Chef DS trailer has a lot of screaming, also food
Here are some Lips clips, but no nip slips. What a gyp
New Left 4 Dead TV spot has zombies in it
Wrath of the Lich King binge causes kid to collapse
NXE intro video has more colors than the 360’s entire software library

Community:
C Blogs of 11/17/08

Hamza Aziz