So. Much. News. Be sure to scan the smaller headlines from earlier on today in Brenna’s round-up before subconsciously absorbing the one-hit stories after the break.
- Dragon Age 2 lead designer Mike Laidlaw has been talking to Destructoid about character interaction in the game. Apparently, BioWare has been trying to “torpedo the concept of ‘negative’” in the RPG.
- “An Epidemiologist’s View Of World Of Warcraft’s Corrupted Blood Plague”. This is a Gama GDC story. Do as thou wilt.
- UKIE’s said that steps towards a British download chart are “gathering pace”. There’s more on that on CVG.
- Ubi’s Child of Eden has a vibrating belt. Predecessor Rez had that thing that girl stuck down her pants, remember? Kotaku has more on this.
- Sony’s release more details on this year’s GT Academy, confirming that a “new functionality update” for the become-a-race-driver contest is out now. More on that here.
- Pokemon producer Junichi Masuda’s been talking to MTV about the birth of Pikachu and worries for the game’s success outside Japan.
- Gamestop’s facing a class action for recording a customer’s personal information, according to IGN. The practice is apparently against the law in California.
- Dev platform Unity now has an Android version. Full thing on Gama.