It’s hard to keep up with mainstream gaming news, so we’ll do the heavy lifting for you. Here are ten things that happened yesterday in the world of games:
1. Deus Ex: Human Revolution composer says “transhumanist” themes inspired the score.
2. The Infamous 2 beta was extended due to ongoing PlayStation Network issues.
3. PlayStation Network is down “indefinitely.”
4. Valve, the maker of Portal 2 and Left 4 Dead, may be doing away with “isolated single player” experiences.
5. Al Gore is giving the keynote at the annual Games for Change summit in NYC.
6. Sims creator Will Wright is receiving the 2011 Randy Pausch prize for ”his success in mixing artistry with technology.”
7. Mario Kart is coming to the 3DS handheld.
8. Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto dishes on the new 3DS Mario.
9. Game Show Network and Sony launch a Jeopardy game for Facebook.
10. James Cameron sees the future of 3D in Nintendo.
Boom! There we saved you some time.