Cheat Sheet 1/24: Microsoft going Point-less, I Am Alive lives and GameStop leaves the UK

It’s that time again boys and girls, time to catch up on the happenings in mainstream gaming.

– Microsoft’s abandoning its online currency system (Microsoft Points) in favor of real world money.

Dead Space’s developer, Visceral Games, is working on a new online shooter.

– EA is adding 11 publishers to their online games service, Origin.

– GameStop no longer has any stores in the UK.

Modern Warfare 3 received some new maps in DLC today.

– Intriguing IP I am Alive from Ubisoft is now more than a promising trailer, it’s finally gotten a release date

That’s all for today but we’re back tomorrow.

– Adnan Agha