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Game Trailer Trifecta: Dragon Age II, Uncharted 3, Alice: Madness Returns

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? Dragon Age II comes out today, so this trailer is less a preview than a reminder that holy shit, Dragon Age II comes out today. I’m still working my way through the first one, which I’m actually glad of — if I’d finished it, I’d just be sitting here too poor to afford Dragon Age II, and miserable about it. Since I still have the first DA to play, I don’t feel like I’m missing anything… yet, at least.

? Um. So my PlayStation 3 supposedly comes in today or tomorrow, and Topless Roboteer Lily412 has been kind enough to mail me her old copy of the first Uncharted game. What I’m saying is that I still know jack shit about Uncharted, unfortunately. Here’s a video of him jabbering with some evil old British woman. Enjoy?

? Since you all were so excited by that last Alice: Madness Returns trailer, here’s another, more concentrated look at the gameplay. First of all, what is up with the color? Is that right? Is a certain level? Is it a part of the game? Because it’s really obnoxious. Second, does Alice has a dodge move where she turns into a bunch of butterflies to avoid an attack just likein  Bayonetta? There are worse games to rip off than Bayonetta — it made no sense, but it was hella fun — but damn. I hope I’m wrong about that.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.