Joystiq: Final Fantasy XIII is coming to Japan on December 17, 2009, sliding just under the door of 2009 and reaching back to grab its Indiana Jones hat.
Gamasutra: Ever purchased a theme for your game console? Yeah, me neither. That would explain why they have to be developed at a loss.
Kotaku: Age of Empires III is getting bundled and jumping back up to $50. Ensemble Studios will probably be the Tupac Shakur of video game developers. Get it? Because he has released as many albums since he died as he released in life? It's a joke.
1UP: Looks like gamers in Japan are eating up the PS3 Slim. Now they can play FFXIII on the system for which it was intended.
GameDaily: Disney hired Alex Seropian, founder of Bungie Software and one of the folks behind Halo. They’re also worked on an under-wraps 2010 title. Crossing my fingers for a Goofy FPS.