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Today in Joystiq: March 13, 2008

Ross Miller

This Kratos figurine is one helluva cool addition to this God of War press kit (Via Geekpulp; thanks, Brian). If anyone has a screencap from last night's episode of South Park (you know which one), send us a link in the comments. Check out the highlights for today:

EIEIO 08: Hail to the Chimp impressions
EIEIO 08: Hands-on with Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball
EIEIO 08: Dungeon Hero inverts the dungeon genre

Capcom Day
Joystiq impressions: 1942: Joint Strike (XBLA/PSN)
Joystiq hands-on: Plunder (XBLA/PSN/PC)
Joystiq hands-on: Street Fighter II HD (XBLA/PSN)
Joystiq hands-on: Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 (XBLA/PSN)

Joystiq interview: NIS America talks Disgaea 3's PS3 move
Off the Grid: Gygaxian game design
X3F Week in Review: March 7, 2008 - March 13, 2008

GameTap Thursday: Sam & Max mush the Chariot of the Dogs
EA makes all cash tender offer to purchase Take-Two
Cory Barlog working on 'Mad Max' game with George Miller
Dropkick Murphys pack now available, free in Guitar Hero III
PS3 firmware 2.17 addresses stability of online titles
Gamespot gets hands-on with new Call of Duty 4 maps
Microsoft 'not in talks' with Sony over Xbox 360 Blu-ray drive
UT3, Stranglehold sell more than a million worldwide
Lost Planet Colonies confirmed for $30, online not backwards-compatible
Microsoft expects Feb. 360 sales to trail PS3
We Love Golf American release to include online play
EverQuest turns 9, give grandpa a visit
Take-Two asks shareholders not to take EA offer
Mega Man Star Force 2 coming in June
Meet the new Street Fighter: El Fuerte
Make toon tunes with Looney Tunes: Cartoon Conductor
Unreal Engine 4 to 'exclusively target the next console generation'
Brash taps Lair dev Factor 5 for yet another movie game
XBLA size limit no longer a problem for SF2HD
GTA critic NY Gov. Spitzer resigns over prostitution connection
Super Smash Bros. Brawl's secret Snake codec taunt
Hudson bringing 'classic' Bomberman to WiiWare
SOE to report directly to Kaz Hirai, SCEI
PSN Thursday: More PAIN for the ladies
Sega officially acknowledges Alpha Protocol
Halo 3's Team Hardcore being rebranded as MLG playlist
February NPD: Industry sales hit $1.33B, Xbox 360 still trailing PS3
Sega's Yakuza 3 tops Japanese sales charts
Sony Pictures exec leaving to start game company
Tomb Raider comes to online video slot machines. Finally!

Rumors & Speculation
Rumor: THQ acquiring Elephant Entertainment
Report: Mexican game industry worth $1B by 2010

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