AU News Wrap, August 11 – What Happened Today

By Brenna Hillier
11 August 2011 08:42 GMT

Looks like someone forgot to do their news wrap on schedule.

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MOBA muddle untangled: why it’s time to do DOTA
Thank goodness someone sorted that out. I feel informed.

Injured boy mugged in riot to have PSP replaced by SCEE
Adding to the cool factor of this, Sony didn’t tell anyone about it until asked.

In related news, donkeys are awesome.

Quite a lot more indie goodness today – part of that is pre-gamescom lull giving smaller devs more chance of hitting headlines, but it’s also just a really great time to be trying new things. Digital distribution means we can play awesome, low-budget games with really great innovative ideas which, once proven, will be sucked up by the major publishers to the benefit of all.

What I’m trying to say is – Minecraft, Terrarria, Trauma, or Dungeons of Dredmor tonight? Hmm.

See Steph’s US wrap for a summary of what happened before I got up, or peer further back in time with Johnny’s European wrap.

Tune in shortly for Pat’s daily dissection of the past 24 hours, plus a bonus discussion of what he had for breakfast. Well, probably not, but we can hope. Did you know they have entierh bacon nor chilli in France? #What I know, right? That only leaves two food groups, and only one if you’re vegetarian.

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