The Joystiq Weekend: March 15 - 16, 2008

(Update: By popular demand, the picture has been moved to after the break. Click at your own risk.) An impressive "real" recreation of Mario, the inaugural image posted on Pixeloo's blog. Color us impressed, but now our nightmares now have a new visage. Check out the highlights for this weekend.

Japanese hardware sales, March 3 - March 9: Torch passing edition
Joystiq impressions: Blast Works (Wii)
Joystiq interviews Hail to the Chimp producer Jon Krusell
PS Fanboy Week in Review: 3/10 - 3/16
Weekly Webcomic Wrapup enjoys making parallels

UK game developers petition for financial incentives
Yascombe: Haze's script is over 1,000 pages long
Bungie to release Halo 3 "Legendary Map Pack" details Tuesday
Xbox 360 to have over 1,000 titles by Summer 2008, says MS rep
Namco Bandai bringing Mr. Driller to Xbox Live Arcade
MGS movie producer targets possible writer/director
Deadliest Catch: Alaskan Storm trailer could save a lif
First Prey 2 details and concept art revealed
Reggie: Holiday blockbuster for the Wii to be revealed at E3
Iron Man trailers are increasingly awesome
Toshiba reportedly set to lose nearly $1 billion in wake of HD-DVD format death

Rumors & Speculation

Culture & Community
Does Smash Bros. Brawl merit a Teen rating?
The Star Wars Retrospective: Episode I

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