Friday shorts: The ohmygodcologneisclose edition – F1 2011, MGS Collection, Splinter Cell

By Johnny Cullen, Friday, 12 August 2011 08:39 GMT

It’s Friday! For you, it’s the weekend. For us, it’s only merely two days until before we begin heading out to Cologne. Oh joy! But we’re not out yet. Here are your Friday morning shorts.

  • Want to know what your trophy and achievement icons look like in the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection? Me too! Here they are!
  • Ubisoft has said it’s looking to fix the lack of Y-Axis controls in the Splinter Cell Collection. Thanks, KAP.
  • NCSoft’s posted some more on the Sylvari race in Guild Wars 2.
  • There will be a respec system in Dungeon Siege III, it seems, despite there not being one for the game’s launch.
  • The EU PS Blog has a mahoosive F1 2011 Q&A with chief game designer Steve Hood. Notice how there’s a lack of an answer of the safety car? Codemasters has said its going to answer the safety car question in Cologne next week. We’re going to be interviewing them on Wednesday. Safety car is the first question on our list.
  • Sales of Game Informer Australia are up, up, up by 42 percent.
  • Alice: Madness Returns is on sale on Origin.
  • Amazon’s holding a buy one, get 50 percent off sale for some games. Shadows of the Damned is in there. Give it a little love.
  • Xbox Live Rewards has been glitching MS points to give to other users. Oops.
  • Civilization V has a new update ready to go.
  • 2K’s unveiled the soundtrack to NBA 2K11.

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