The Daily Hotness: Play it Loud

Another glorious Ten Golden Rules list was unleashed by Jim Sterling today. This time, he takes a look at handheld consoles and points out how great they all are. 

New releases gets an upgrade, Jonathan reviewed the new Castlevania, I previewed Puzzle Quest: Galatrix, Guitar Hero World Tour instruments are breaking, zee Germans zensor Left 4 Dead, and plenty more happened on 10/27/08.

Monday Regulars:
Wii Shop releases: Strong Bad Ep. 3, ROTOHEX, Earthworm Jim
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? on XBLA this Wednesday
Podtoid tonight, made up of 100% concentrated listener questions
New releases this week: Fallout 3, LittleBigPlanet, Guitar Hero WT and more
Monday Mind Teasers 10/20/08

Originals:
Ten Golden Rules of successful handheld consoles

Reviews:
Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia

Previews:
Puzzle Quest: Galactrix

News:
Saint’s Row 3 in the works with a new direction: Bad cockney accents unconfirmed
Miyamoto: Anything can be a videogame
Germany goes as far as to censor Left 4 Dead box art now?
Humiliate your pet with a costume, win Animal Crossing: City Folk
Ubisoft: Hardcore strategy fans killed strategy sales
PS3 getting fancy collector’s edition of WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2009 (Update)
LittleBigPlanet 2 already planned, merchandise explosion probably imminent
New Xbox Experience preview invites going out on October 29
Guitar Hero World Poor? Complaints over latest GH game start to flow
Don’t play, listen: Gears of War 2 soundtrack available November 26
THQ sues Activision Blizzard over Baja box art, totally worth a lawsuit
Will Arnett, Neil Patrick Harris lending voices to D3’s Matt Hazard
Pixart making more chips and sensors for the next Wii, more of the same coming
Microsoft: Educational games a waste of money
PlayStation 3 outperforming Xbox 360 in software sales?
The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai is coming, and he’s packing a guitar
Surprise! Nintendo says it might not satisfy Wii demand this Christmas
LittleBigPlanet servers are up and ready to serve the masses (Update)
Rock Band 2 Wii bundle coming in ‘late December’
DJ Hero confirmed by Guitar Hero developer
Check out Multiwinia’s rockin’ multiplayer demo

Galleries:
Final Fantasy XIII Agito new details: summons and Wi-Fi play

Videos:
GameTrailer’s Fallout retrospective is easier, faster than playing the games

Community:
C Blogs of 10/27/08
The FEAR: Chainsaws

[Random and completely pointless side note: I was working on a movie skit where I was going to have a Game Boy be my illegitimate son. I had two of them for the movie, as one would be a stunt double. Who knows, I may get back to working on that movie for Dtoid one of these days.]

Hamza Aziz