Cheat Sheet 8/1: US/Japan-only PSone titles coming to Europe, YOU get to decide Poison’s gender

Happy August! Let’s welcome the new month with a fresh serving of mainstream videogame news. 

A Song of Fire and Ice author George R.R. Martin pays Bungie Studios a visit. 

-Capcom wants you to decide Poison’s gender for the upcoming Street Fighter X Tekken. 

-Creative director Trey Smith sings the praises of NBA Jam: On Fire Edition.

Battlefield 3 is likely to feature an online pass—or something like it.

-A number of US/Japan-only PSone games are finally going to see the light of day on PSN in Europe. 

Check out the latest video for Star Wars: The Old Republic.

-Give these Brink: Agents of Change screens a little company

-Here’s everything you may need to know about Diablo III before actually playing it. 

  –Lana Polansky