Today in Joystiq: August 11, 2008

Not only are we impressed by the idea and execution of the above gaming pastry, we're absolutely bananas over the Donkey Cake Country pun! Also check out the Bulbasaur cake in the gallery. Props to Anton the chef; check out the highlights for today:

The Joystiq Free Game Club: Fantastic Contraption

300, The Watchmen composer scoring Rise of the Argonauts
New games this week: Madden '09
Strong Bad burninates WiiWare today
Virtual Console breaks in Star Soldier spoof
60GB Xbox 360 in UK for £199, August 15
New Xbox Experience game installation caught on video
Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise parties with four player online co-op
This Wednesday: Bionic Commando Rearmed, Fable 2's casino sidearm
Geometry Wars is 'not going to stop'
Miyamoto's hobbies are none of your business
Shred Nebula devs give Sept. 3 release date
Microsoft disputes Nintendo's third-party victory claims
Midway Austin facing 90 layoffs, 'Criminal' canceled
Blow on Braid sequel, DLC, XBLA cert
Five minutes inSIDE inFAMOUS
Dead Rising Wii controls explained
PixelJunk Monsters receiving difficulty settings with free patch
PS3 release of Braid 'might happen' - WiiWare not happening
Lego Donkey Kong throws barrels at our hearts
CD Projekt going seriously overboard on The Witcher: Enhanced Edition
AMD touts the ATI Radeon HD 4870 x2 as the 'world's fastest graphics card'
AMD Cinema 2.0 tech demo: real-time photo-realistic human models

Rumors & Speculation
Rumor: We really hope these are the Fable 2 achievements
Capcom teases Dead Rising on PlayStation blog

Culture & Community
WWE star believes movie violence more 'f*cked up' than games
Gamer 2.0 looks at gaming and global warming
BlizzCon tickets go up, comes down
Cosplaying for cash: Meet the new Lara Croft model
PAX schedule gets posted, devoured, fretted over
LittleBigPlanet dev wants to see your redesigned logo
You've got to see Pac-Man: The (other) Movie

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