This Week In Gaming: 10/19 – 10/25


What’s more important than a sexy Bayonetta getting rated by the world’s top gaming magazine. Nothing, that’s what. This week, Famitsu scored Bayonetta a perfect 40 on Xbox 360 and a 38 on PS3, Metro 2033 was announced for Xbox 360 and PC and Inversion for PS3 and 360, Kojima promises Zone of the Enders 3, Resonance of Fate gets dated in Japan, new Final Fantasy XIII information and screenshots as well as some on Versus XIII and much more.

Read on for this week in gaming.

Japan’s latest Xbox 360 Elite bundle includes Lost Planet, Ace Combat 6

Calendar Check
Dragon Age: Origins dated for November 3 on PS3
Resonance of Fate debuts January 28th in Japan
Borderlands hits store shelves today
Darksiders hits shelves January 5th

Ar Tonelico 3 trailer reveals first gameplay
This is Sky TV on demand for Xbox 360
Dead to Rights: Retribution doc details combat
Leaked Left 4 Dead 2 trailer tackles character personalities
GTA IV: Gay Tony trailer does extreme base jumping
Spelunker guides through new 3D Dot Game Heroes trailer
The Saboteur media details the Paris of World War II
Gran Turismo 5 packaging revealed in Mercedes clip
Twitter and Facebook demoed on Xbox 360 in new clips
3D Dot Game Heroes promo vid does more gameplay

Downloadable Content
Fat Princess patch incoming, includes New Pork City
US PlayStation Store Update: October 22, 2009
Uncharted: Eye of Indra episode one launches
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast demo now on Xbox LIVE
First of two Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack In Time demos hits this week
Trine and Oddworld Hit PlayStation Network This Week

Fabula Nova Crystallis
This Final Fantasy XIII box art is fan-made
Final Fantasy XIII English screens show Fang in battle
Nomura: Final Fantasy Versus XIII to be at “E3 if we’re quick enough”
Final Fantasy XIII and Versus XIII details from the latest Famitsu

Facts and Details
Natal support announced for Fable III
Microsoft testing out new rewards program for Xbox LIVE
Bayonetta Famitsu score is real – 360 40/40, PS3 38/40
Mass Effect 2 Arsenal: Avenger Assault Rifle
3D Dot Game Heroes gives homage to the classics
Halo Waypoint detailed, debut trailer and images
Ar Tonelico 3 official website launches

Game Announce
Metro 2033 announced for Xbox 360, PC
Exodyssey is a PS3 sci-fi game from Blast Factor devs
Inversion takes PS3, 360 into zero-gravity

Gold Status
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast goes gold

Localize Me
More proof of Tales of Vesperia PS3 localization

Official Word
Naughty Dog: “Certainly, there will be another Uncharted”
Uncharted 2 actor: “We desperately want to do a third one”
Namco Bandai thanks 360 owners for Tales of Vesperia feedback used in PS3 version
Kojima: Assassin’s Creed II, Uncharted 2 and Modern Warfare 2 are “incredible”
Rare: Project Natal “can create any experience”, no boundaries
Ubisoft CEO: “There is always hope” for Splinter Cell PS3
God of War III director hints at Challenge Room DLC
Kojima: “I can promise a Zone of the Enders 3″

Party Up
DJ Hero Launch Party goes down today in Soho

Netflix’s new device deal hints at PS3 streaming
Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City listed for PS3 at Toys ‘R Us
OPM rumor says Killzone 3, Resistance 3 for 2010

A batch of new Modern Warfare 2 screens
Bayonetta screens show daughter Cereza, friend Lucas
Several new screenshots of Prison Break game
A few new Perfect Dark XBLA shots

Tease Me
Epic Games teasing “Unreal” announcement [Update]
VGA’s 09 “going to be announcing a lot of games”

Operation Flashpoint 2 ‘Military Kit’ giveaway
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