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Thursday Shorts: Garriott, The Sims, Nintendownloads, Firefall, Gaikai

A link to a massive batch of screenshots, Garriott tooting his own horn, information on a new mobile/social games developer, and more is below the break.

  • There's a 20 minute demo for The Sims 3 on Origin.
  • Jupiter Moon Entertainment has been founded by Infinity Ward vet Christopher Cherubi and Sony/Disney vet David Chiapperino. It will focus on social and casual titles.
  • Richard Garriott has said: "I, Richard Garriott, am an essential ingredient of at least the Ultimate Ultima." He feels the game took a downturn after he left, and he is hyping his new game via a Facebook post, although he won't say what it is yet. Christ.
  • 51 screenshots for Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS are through here.
  • Margaritaville launches in January on Facebook. Get into the beta here.
  • Ian Livingstone is to lead a new UKIE developer group.
  • Here are your Nintendo downloads for the week.
  • Abobo's Big Adventure, called the ultimate NES parody tribute game, has a trailer.
  • Another trailer, this time for Firefall, is through here.
  • A demo for Dead Rising 2 has landed on Gaikai.
  • The final batch of shots and video for Dynasty Warriors: Xtreme Legends are through here.  One in particular is manboob-tastic.

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