PAX East touches down (for its first year!) in Boston next weekend. Let's hope you already snagged tickets, 'cause the event is now officially sold out -- you wouldn't wanna miss the first ever live Joystiq Podcast, now would you? And not too far after (less than 90 days) we'll be heading westward for E3 -- can you believe it? But hey, for now, you've got time. Why not review the last week on Big Download with us:
- Reviews: We give our final verdict for two RTS games: Command and Conquer 4 and Warhammer 40,000 Dawn of War II Chaos Rising.
- Boot Disk: Our retro games feature this week concerns the WWII flight simulator IL-2 Sturmovik.
- All You Need To Know: We give you the 411 on the upcoming action-driving game Split/Second.
- Freeware Friday: Our look at free PC games checks out the flash game Redder.
- The Settlers 7 demo: Check out the sample of the upcoming strategy-sim game from Blue Byte.
- Risen 1.1 patch: Now you can update this recent fantasy RPG from Piranha Bytes.
- Need for Speed World Announcement Trailer: It's the first trailer for EA's upcoming MMO driving game.
- The Lord of the Rings: War in the North Teaser Trailer: This teaser is for the upcoming fantasy-RPG game from Snowblind Studios.
- Stardock to launch Impulse: Reactor for game developers
- Metal Savior announced
- Lichdom announced: Will use CryEngine 3
- Pitchblack Games revealed; will use HeroEngine
- Tactical Intervention update: Mayn Interactive to publish game
- New League of Legends champion, Shen, revealed
- Turtle Rock Studios resurfaces
- No PC demo plans for Splinter Cell Conviction
- Stardock CEO to "take kind of a sabbatical" to become a mod maker
- Genesis A.D. revealed as title for next ijji.com first person shooter
- Lord of the Rings: War in the North announced
- Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories delayed for the PC until April 13
- Team Fortress 2 now allows contributions from third parties
- Splinter Cell Conviction's PC release gets a two week delay until April 27
- Left For Dead 2 The Passing news - Major Spoiler Alert!