Welcome to another Recap episode where we go over the day’s biggest headlines, making sure that you’re caught up in all things video games.

Command & Conquer Beyond the Battle: Part 1

In Part 1 of Beyond the Battle, we go back to our roots as we explore the formula that made Command & Conquer so popular and its design influences on the next installment.

The Sims 3 is getting… dragons?

I know, I know. The Sims 4 is coming out next year, but I think we can all agree that no game is complete unless it has dragons. So it’s only fitting that The Sims 3 adds baby dragons in its upcoming add-on, cleverly titled Dragon Valley.

SEGA’s not-so-good Aliens: Colonial Marines actually sold fairly well

For as harsh as the reviews for SEGA’s Aliens: Colonial Marines were, the game actually posted semi-strong sales numbers. So either SEGA’s marketing team needs a promotion, or gamers no longer trust the opinions of reviewers.

A quick champion profile for Infinite Crisis’ The Flash

Another day, another champion spotlight for Warner Bros. and Turbine’s multiplayer online battle arena, Infinite Crisis, which is now officially in closed beta. Of course, what good is any DC Comics-themed game without good ol’ Barry Allen.