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    August Update


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    August Update

    Post  Crynocent on Sun Aug 07, 2011 8:05 am

    Hey Everyone,

    Joe "Crynocent" here with the August Update. Community nights, Tournament announcements, and some congrats are due too!

    First off, I'd like to Congratulate to Ryan "Canis Lupo 07" Worley and Karen Ho on their Wedding later this month on the 20th. I'll be in attendance with a couple of members as well, with myself as Best Man! Again, Congrats and Good Luck to the Future!

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    Event Update

    TSG Community Night - Halo Reach (Xbox 360) - Sunday August 7th, 2011 - 7:00pm Eastern Time - GT: Nagi Natsukaze

    Time for a Halo Reach Community Night! This time with our East and West Coast teams joining in for some fragging. We're looking at around 12-16 players in full spectrum on Xbox Live Reach Matchmaking with us possibly running our own Big Team Matches. To join in, Just Add my XBL Gamertag (Nagi Natsukaze) and be online at 7pm Eastern Time (4pm Pacific) tonight. I'll send you an invite then so we can go fragging... together. We'll be running all night, so if you're a little late, just message me and I'll send you the invite as soon as our last game is finished.

    Facebook Event Page:

    Mid-Summer Tournament @ Capital City Gaming - Marvel Vs Capcom 3 (Xbox 360) - Saturday August 13th, 2011 - 2:00pm Eastern Time - Harrisburg East Mall

    Our next Semi Annual Fighting Tournament this year will be Saturday, next weekend at Capital City Gaming in the Harrisburg East Mall. The same location as the Grand Opening Event, this time we'll be hosting a Marvel Vs Capcom 3 Tournament on Xbox 360 with multiple Prizes sponsored by Capital City Gaming and us as well. $5 entry fee, and plenty of people to Hyper Combo into dust. It's sure to be the first among a long line of future tournaments and events with Capital City Gaming. In fact, we're in the talks for future tournaments in the coming months!

    Facebook Event Page:

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Midnight Release Tournament - Gamestop (Capital City Mall) - Tuesday November 7th, 2011 - Midnight - Capital City Mall

    Still in planning, but is absolutely a go! More info will be released at a later date. And will most defiantly be an absolutely Free to Enter Tournament!

    Facebook Event Page:

    Future Events and Tournaments

    Currently, a bunch of us are running ideas through our heads for upcoming tournaments and events in our local areas. Those events include: Halo Reach 4v4 tourny, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition tourny, Magic the Gathering Booster Draft, and Soul Calibur 5. Be sure to check our Website and Facebook Page for updates in the near future!


    Industry Update

    Playstation Vita gets Delayed for Europe and North America

    If you guys didn't hear, Sony's new Handheld successor to the PSP, the Playstation Vita, which was due out for the Holiday Season this year worldwide, was delayed until Early 2012 for the European and North American markets. The Japanese version will still be out by the end of this year.. hopefully.. So if you're so eager to get it, Import is the quickest method to get your fix. Otherwise the handheld will still be at it's normal price when it reaches the US at $250 for Wifi and $299 for Wifi/3G.

    Nintendo's Sudden 3DS Price Drop

    With dismal sales and fewer people upgrading from their DS Lites/DSis from the first 5 months of their new version of the DS, Nintendo dropped the price by $100 to $149, down from their original price of $250. This price cut helps anyone holding out, but somewhat disappoints current 3DS owners as it is the fastest price drop for any gaming console on market. With that, I can pick one up a little sooner than expected. Now we just hope they figure out a way to make the battery last longer in 3D mode.

    Gamers Unite in Disappointment - Development Cancelled for Megaman Legends 3

    Announced a couple weeks ago, Capcom halted all development for the much anticipated Megaman Legends 3, the continuation of the Megaman Legends saga. As Capcom's only "non" remake, it strikes another blow to their core fanbase, myself included. The game was supposed to have large amounts of User-Created content and extras by fans themselves with Capcom designing and developing the game. Yet it was all cancelled and everything went for naught. Without Keiji Inafune, Capcom seems to be a bit lost and falling behind on new concepts and games. Even when a partition was setup on Facebook by gamers to add their strength in persuading Capcom to restart development on Megaman Legends, Capcom came out openly and said that they, in no way, will restart development for the game and that their reason for halting production was due to very little help from fans in the User-Created content section. Blaming the fans for the cancellation of a game, kinda doesn't help them gain new fans or keep their old ones happy... I hope they do something in the future to save their ship before it sinks into the abyss of the company closures.


    Community Update

    Discussions: Online Access Required Games

    What's the point of playing online.. when the person you're trying to play with is sitting right next to you. Check out of forums for the opinions of our members on the subject of LAN gaming and Required Internet access to play games with others or by yourself.

    Demo Review: Cathrine

    What's scarier? Cheating on your girlfriend? Or dealing with the aftermath? Find out in our Review of Catherine (demo - available now on PSN and XBL)

    Noah the Prodigy - Marvel Vs Capcom 3

    This kid... his skill is legit in Marvel Vs Capcom 3. Less than 10 years old and one of the best in the world.

    Persona 4 - Anime

    Anyone who's played the Shin Megami games from Atlus.. you know what I mean by Persona 4. This fall, a new Anime series will start in Japan, a directly based Persona 4 anime. The series begins this October and will probably be fansubbed asap!

    Persona 4 Trailer:



    That's that for this Monthly Update. You can follow us anytime at and at our facebook page at We will have more info on upcoming events around the time of our next tournament, so stay tuned!

    To everyone, I'll see you online!

    Joseph "Crynocent" Herchelroath
    Toggle Sticks Gaming Coordinator
    PSN: RS_Draken
    XBL: Nagi Natsukaze

    "Those who pursue the truth must not be arrogant.
    Just because something cannot be proven scientifically,
    You must not laugh in the face of miracles;
    You must not deny your eyes the true beauty of this world."
    - K&M Ichinose

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