The Top 5 News Stories of the Week (Oct 3-9)

Posted on October 9, 2011 - 2:11pm by Ryan Conway

Welcome g1s to another edition of the Top 5 News Stories of the Week! This week, EA and Virgin announce a huge Battlefield tournament. Mass Effect 3’s multiplayer pass is spotted. The writers of Toy Story plan to work on a Farmville movie. Halo film rumors emerge and Rage didn’t want to play nice with PCs.

EA & Virgin announce $1.6 million Battlefield 3 tournament: Awesome at Battlefield 3? Your skills could earn you a cool $1.6 million dollars.
Spotted: Mass Effect 3 multiplayer pass: More fuel for the rumor fire, a South African magazine straight up promises multiplayer passes for Mass Effect 3. Take a look, right at the bottom of the magazine scan, you'll see the last line nonchalantly offers you that which BioWare has diligently avoided confirming. NBD...
Toy Story writers rumored to be doing FarmVille movie: For me, it's not an issue of whether or not it actually happens, it's an issue of how. How will there be a plotline? How will there be character development? How will there be anything to watch at all? I don't have these answers; but hopefully Alex Sokolow and Joel Cohen, the writers behind a litte movie called Toy Story, do...
Spielberg and Dreamworks working on the Halo movie?: It looks like the Halo movie is actually real and is packing some serious Hollywood talent. It's a shame that these rumors were later proven false.
Rage mega-textures don't play well with PC: Fans are justifiably upset with how poor Rage is performing on PC. Several users have experienced all manner of texture pop in, screen tearing, and other various issues with the PC version...

Congrats go to g1 Jasman for making this week's count down!

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