Wednesday shorts: Slam Bolt Scrappers vid, Starhawk vagueness, Pokémon thing

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 16 February 2011 12:32 GMT

Shorts don’t just belong on Saturday. Any day there are lots of pieces of little news is shorts day.

  • There’s a walkthrough video of upcoming Fire Hose Studios PSN title Slam Bolt Scrappers on Destructoid. It looks like an awesome Tetris-based multiplayer tower combat game. Check it out, f’reals.
  • Registration is now open forGlobal Agenda’s 4×4 competitive tournament. If you play Global Agenda and want to take part in a 4×4 competitive tournament, it’s your lucky day.
  • A Flash version of Pokémon Trainer Challenge, a card-based Pokémon game, is now up on Thanks, Joystiq.
  • “Vector Unit announces Riptide GP for Tegra 2-based Android devices”. Only you know if this Joystiq headline means anything to you.
  • Non-profit group The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment is asking for donations to set up a San Francisco games museum. Give money via Kickstarter. Thanks, 1UP.
  • There’s a Hothead interview on Eurogamer, talking about the possibility of a third Death Spank, Swarm and more.
  • Pixel Force is to release Head 2 Head this summer. It’s a retro fighter thing including 30 characters from other games. There’s a video here.
  • Dylan Jobe’s been teasing Starhawk on Twitter. Per Eurogamer.
  • There’s a video of 11 bit Studios’ Anomaly Warzone on EvilAvatar. The tower defence game’s been nominated for an IGMA this year.
  • LA Times reports that a three-judge panel rejected Activision’s motion to throw out the 2009 lawsuit No Doubt filed against it over breach of contract regarding the game Band Hero.
  • Activision co-founder Alan Miller has joined Games Analytics, a data mining and monetization company, as a strategic advisor and director of North American operations.

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