The Joystiq Weekend: April 7 to 9, 2007

This is one of p3ss3ssod's four Galaga tattoos. In fact, he's got quite a collection of game-related inkings shown in his album. Check out the highlights for this weekend:

Japanese hardware sales, Mar. 26 - Apr. 1: No more noir edition
Joystiq hands-on: HP's mscape
The Political Game: Take Two and the golden parachute
Today's "looks good on paper" video: Super Paper Mario commercial
Weekly Webcomic Wrapup: beware the Easter Cow edition

Red Octane says two Xbox guitar models 'defective'
Gamespot leaks Xbox 360's new dashboard
Three Speech retracts PS3 BioShock, but not other release dates
Leaked Xbox 360 keyboard controller attachment, Voltron jealous
IM coming to Xbox 360, keyboard accessory this summer
Galaga, BRAVOMAN, and Alex Kidd smash Virtual Console
Special Xbox 360 Elite black HD DVD drive up for auction
EA struggles to meet demand for Wii games
New Gears gametype 'Annex' previewed, still no date
Hands-on pics of the Xbox 360 QWERTY keyboard
PSP vs DS game price showdown, it's a draw
Video Game Decency Act: saving the children, or one-way ticket to tyranny?
Gears of War update, Annex gametype today
New games this week: Super Paper Mario edition
Take 360 Guitar Hero flaw into your own hands
Halo 2 Vista Achievements discovered, viral hilarity ensues
Resident Evil 4 Wii controls detailed, diagramed
Microsoft unleashes 4000-point Marketplace cards
Shiver me timbers! Oblivion expansion has critical bug

Rumors & Speculation
Rumor: Phoenix Wright 3 dated, titled for US
ESRB leaks 'Quake III: Team Arena' for Xbox 360 (XBLA?)

Culture & Community
Burger King 360 prize comes with steep price: Terror
Gamestop spoils Twilight Princess ending in stores
Microsoft forcing fees? Marketplace Phil. 101 with Epic and Microsoft
'Sims' credit card will buy everything but a life
When is it okay to pass little Jimmy the Gears of War?
PS3 Cell chip saves more lives with medical imaging

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