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January 17, 2013

The Evening Report, January 17th, 2012: Halo 2, Fallout, Sonic the Hedgehog

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Written by: Erron Kelly
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Halo 2 PC servers shutting down next month

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Yes, the day has finally come.

With a reported userbase of less than 20 members at any given time, the guys over at 343 Industries have decided to shut down the Halo 2 servers on PC. While I’m sure we’re all waiting to see if those hard core players will be able to pull a similar trick to stay on past the deadline like what happened on Xbox Live a few years ago, we’re probably all just heaving a sigh of relief that now, finally, a new Halo can come out.

Wait a second.

[Source: Kotaku]

 

Sonic & All-Stars Racing to feature three PC exclusive “characters”

This isn’t so much news as it is an old fashioned brain exercise. If I told you that the PC version of Sonic & All-Stars Racing featured three exclusive IPs to draw characters from, there’s a pretty good chance you’d guess Team Fortress 2 right off the bat. (That ish is in errthing.)

There’s a significantly lower chance you’d guess Total War: Shogun, but I guess it sorta makes sense. They tossed an actual Shogun in there. Now, the odds of anybody — anybody at all — guessing Football Manager are pretty much zero.

And yet, here we are.

[Source: Sega]

 

Bethesda might be making a Fallout TV show

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Bethesda registered a  trademark for “an on-going television program set in a post-nuclear apocalyptic world.”

Now that the facts are out of the way, let us all gather around the un-detonated nuclear bomb and give thanks, for truly, any television version of a Super Mutant is going to look hilariously bad.

[Source: Eurogamer]

 

The Bones Zone

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I got a cat a couple weeks ago. Turns out all the things do once they decide they don’t like to be cuddled anymore is eat and poop.



About the Author

Erron Kelly
Erron has been playing games for twenty-five years, and writing about them in one way or another for five. He has written online for Game on Mac, Armless Octopus, and SideQuesting.