The Daily Hotness: I’m LATE! I’m LATE!

Apologies for the tardiness of these caps. Let’s make sure that doesn’t happen again.

On Tuesday, the Mass Effect 3 review was followed by some Metacritic firebombing and stock photo nonsense, Samit talked to Firaxis about XCOM, cross-plaform play was removed from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and UK’s GAME continues to circle the drain.

Destructoid Original:
The DTOID Show: Mass Effect 3 Review
Podtoid records today, so ask a question or something
Bringing XCOM: Enemy Unknown to a modern console audience
New Alien Confidential & Rocket Fox games, comics coming
Wha’ Happened: The Network Roundup (3/6/12)

Team Fortress 2sdays: You know you want it
Community blogs of 3/6
Forum thread of the day: The Death of Used Games

Contest: Win an Xbox 360 and Max Payne 3!

Review: Mass Effect 3
Review: Unit 13
Review: I Am Alive

Preview: Saving men and mankind in XCOM: Enemy Unknown

GDC: Going to the arcade of doom in Lollipop Chainsaw
GDC: Dream.Build.Play 2012 registration opens
GDC: Jetpack Joyride 1.3 update brings gadgets to the mix
GDC: Maxis announces SimCity for PC in 2013

Metacritic user reviews tear Mass Effect 3 to pieces
GAME won’t stock Street Fighter X Tekken, Asura’s Wrath
Resident Evil 6 will have an improved dialogue system
Loads of new games are coming to the eShop
Mass Effect 3 users being asked to create a new Shepard
War Inc. to become hybrid first- and third-person shooter
Cross-platform play removed from CS: Global Offensive
Renegade Kid’s next eShop game is about bombs and monkeys
Ridge Racer Unbounded gets pushed back
This new PSP value pack will give you the blues
Diabolical Pitch drops April 4 on Xbox Live Arcade
EU PS Plus subscribers start their journey on Wednesday
Inversion confirmed for a June 5th release

That was fast! A fan-made Assassin’s Creed III tomahawk
King K. Rool’s beatbox throwdown

Dive into the first XCOM: Enemy Unknown developer diary
Medal of Honor Warfighter trailer debuts, out October 23
Second episode of Walking Dead’s online talk show now out
City of Heroes Issue 22 launches today
Mass Effect 3 used stock photo for big character reveal

Tony Ponce