Friday. Start your slacking by catching up on this morning’s major stories in video and text form.
- Gears of War is the first 360 exclusive to crest $1 billion in sales; Gears 3 sold 3 million units in its first week.
- Modern Warfare 3 is the most wanted Christmas gift, according to Nielsen.
- Looks as though the new Xbox 360 dashboard will go live on November 15.
- Syndicate has been confirmed for a February 21 release. The first trailer went up yesterday.
- Australia started the process of changing its game classification laws.
- Dark Souls is to last for “many years,” according to Namco.
- Ubisoft re-announced I am Alive yesterday evening. It’s out on XBLA and PSN this “winter”.
- Glitch has been over-subbed after coming out of beta, and registrations are being delayed as a result.
- A new Mortal Kombat film. It exists.
- The next FIFA Street’s out in March.
- Johann Urb will play Leon Kennedy in the Resident Evil: Retribution film. I don’t know who he is, but Steph thinks he’s hot.
- RAGE is out next week. Here’s your final gameplay trailer, this one from Jackal Canyon.
- The PC version of Assassin’s Creed: Revelations has been delayed. Never saw that coming.