Daily Bits for 7/29/10

In today’s Daily Bits: More Cybertron experience, LucasArts loses a team member, Nintendo reveals when they when will be and Sony does 3D minus the TV.

Double XP Weekend for Transformers

Looking to get an edge in you mulplayer matches in Transformers: War for Cybertron? Well, your in luck. Starting tomorrow at 9 PM EST, High Moon Studios will be offering double the experience for multiplayer matches. The extra experience will last through Monday 3 AM EST. So if you have the game, this would be a good time to play.

Reboot of Goldeneye 007 coming to the DS

There had been rumors that the redone version of Goldeneye 007 was coming to the Nintendo DS have been flying since the DS logo appeared on the game’s webpage. Well, today, the rumors were confirmed. Activision has told Jostiq the handheld version will not just be a port of the game, and it will feature the vocal talents of both Daniel Craig and Judy Dench.

While this may be good news, the DS suffers from the same multiplayer issues as the Wii. I just don’t know if this is going to work.

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Force Unleashed Writer/Producer leaves LucasArts

Haden Blackman, a 13 year veteran at LucasArts, announced today that he was leaving the company. Blackman was the creative force behind Star Wars: Galaxies and Force Unleashed 2 as well as the writer and producer for the original Force Unleashed. While it is really tempting to make any number of Star Wars jokes right about now, but I will refrain. Meesa think them that make thosa jokes do so in bad taste.

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Nintendo announces when it will make an announcement

So Nintendo has announced the release date of the 3DS! Wait, actually, the company hasn’t. Instead, has announced when it will make that announcement: September 29th. That’s right; we have to wait till the end of September for Nintendo to announce how much longer we will have to wait for the 3DS.

When did announcing when an announcement was going to be made become such big news?

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Sony’s RayModeler may revolutionize 3D

So all of us who attended E3 were impressed with Nintendo’s 3DS, which could show 3D images without the use of glasses. Well, Sony may have just topped that. Its RayModeler displays 3D images without the use of a standard monitor. It actually renders a three dimensional images using LEDs in a cylindrical display. If you want to see it in action, head on over to Kotaku and check out the video of is in action.

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