The Daily Hotness: Leopards are cute

We chatted it up with Cliffy B during Comic-Con last week about the new Gears of War 2 DLC. It’s looking pretty good! Cliffy also enjoys the Jonas Brothers. 

Let’s stop talking about Final Fantasy XIV, Cross Edge made DMV mad, I chatted with Machinima, we have a couple of new contests going on, Valve is learning sign language for Half-Life 2: Episode 3 and plenty more happened on 08/07/09. 

Destructoid Originals:
READY TO FRIDAY
RetroforceGO! episode 98: Super Metroid
Friday Night Fights: Garbage netcode edition
Opinion: Not talking about Final Fantasy XIV
Fanboy Friday: Ur damned souls
We chat with Cliffy B on Gears of War 2: Dark Corners
Art Attack Friday: TWULF
Not a review: how Cross Edge nearly turned me mad
Indie Nation: Where’s An Egg?
Machinima and I have a talk about The Conduit and FPS games

Community:

I suck at games: Tomb of the unskilled soldier
Community blogs of 08/07/09
Forum of the day: MS Paint your favorite games

Reviews:
Little League Series Baseball 2009
Fallout 3 ‘Mothership Zeta’ DLC

Contests:
Become Cobra Commander to win Xbox 360 and G.I Joe stuff
Enter our Pangya contest and win a PSP 3000!

Events:
Here are your 2009 PAX Omeganauts
Will something BioShock 2 related happen this Saturday?

News:

Activision planning just two map packs for Modern Warfare 2
Discount Devil Summoner 2 comes with Raiho
Konami can’t say anything about Metal Gear Solid 4 Trophies
Due to demand, Konami reissues PlayStation 2 games in UK
Japanese Games on Demand launch list is rubbish
Gorillaz, Janis Joplin and more come to Rock Band
Japan freaks over Monster Hunter Tri, Wii sales triple
Square teaser site was for Lord of Vermillion 2
Games on Demand: Pay $100 for Mass Effect!
World of Warcraft back in China with new government changes
Activision getting barely anything in Brutal Legend suit
Get sushi educated with Sushi Academy for the DS
Tales of Monkey Island chapter 2 hitting August 20
The Batman Arkham Asylum demo is available
Best Buy matching new and used prices?
So there’s a Penny Arcade-made Tekken 6 comic…
Modern Warfare 2 player feedback may lead to more map packs
Valve’s learning sign language for Half-Life 2: Episode 3
DiRT 2 has 8-player online because it’s the ‘sweet spot’

Media:

New RAGE screens are full of ‘virtual texturing’
Hudson’s Tower of Shadow looks amazing, reminds of Ico
Tingle’s Love Balloon Trip has slingshots, dungeon crawling
Harvest Moon comes to the iPhone with Frantic Farming
360 Avatar screens reveal Gears of War clothing
Rumor(ish): Raystorm HD headed for XBLA
Dead Space: Extraction team talk story
Rocksteady talks about the ‘Making of’ Batman Arkham Asylum
Guitar Hero: Van Halen ‘revealed’ by this reveal trailer

Hamza Aziz