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Monday, Mar. 22, 2010

Today in Techland: Evan caught up with U.S. Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aime to talk the threat of the PlayStation MOVE, Peter invited you all to PAX East and Steve gushed over the new Predators trailer. Happy Monday, our beautiful readers.

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the Web:

Hollywood remakes a movie, part 5,649: According to MTV, they’re remaking Monster Squad. We loved this movie, yes, but why can’t Hollywood come up with something new? The film’s original producer Rob Cohen hopes to direct the remake, though there’s no word on a release date.

BAFTA Video Game Awards: Batman: Arkham Asylum took home the top honor as Best Game at Friday’s GAME British Video Game Awards.

Full winner’s list:

  • Best Action Game: Uncharted 2 Among Thieves (Naughty Dog /Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Best Artistic Achievement: Flower (ThatGameCompany/Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Best Game: Batman Arkham Asylum (Rocksteady Studios/Eidos)
  • Best Multiplayer: Left 4 Dead 2 (Valve/Electronic Arts)
  • Best Original Score: Uncharted 2 Among Thieves (Naughty Dog /Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Best Sports Game: FIFA 10 (EA Canada/Electronic Arts)
  • Best Use of Online: FIFA 10 (EA Canada/Electronic Arts)
  • BAFTA Ones to Watch Award: Shrunk! (The Butterflyers)
  • GAME Award: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 (Infinity Ward/ Activision)
  • Best Family & Social Game: Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo/Nintendo)
  • Best Gameplay: Batman Arkham Asylum (Rocksteady Studios/Eidos)
  • Best Handheld: Little Big Planet (Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Best Story: Uncharted 2 Among Thieves (Naughty Dog /Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Best Strategy: Empire Total War (Creative Assembly/Sega)
  • Best Use of Audio: Uncharted 2 Among Thieves (Naughty Dog /Sony Computer Entertainment)

Even Fox Trot cannot deny the coming of the iPad:

Evil Wheaton returns: According to Slice of Sci-Fi, Wil Wheaton will reprise his role as evil Wheaton for another episode of The Big Bang Theory, set to air April 12.  Apparently, the his return will cause trouble in paradise for Penny and Leonard.

New Doctor Who trailer:

New phone stuff, lots o storage: Out tomorrow, the 32-GB 1 SanDisk micro SDHC is the highest capacity removable memory card for mobile phones on the market. $200, from sandisk.com.

Your Daily Dinosaur:

My new Pez dispenser is seriously rad.

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