Nothing says "immediate action" over handling dwindling resources better than expending more resources on shooting, blowing up, and knocking over other things expending resources. Humanity: Our bodies reached for the stars, but not our brains.

Video Blips:

• Fun fact: Pairing "The Ride of the Valkyries" with footage of heavy air combat is totally original. Thankfully, PlanetSide 2's impressively super-scaled shootouts compensates my bout of chronic sarcasm.

Continue after the break for crashing a party assassin-style in Hitman: Absolution's Sniper Challenge and defending more motherland in a content update for Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad.


• Outsnipe your friends and competitors in Hitman: Absolution's Sniper Challenge pre-order content. You'll know your jacket satisfies the party's attire requirement if it lacks bullet holes.

• Freeze your ass off once more in Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad's free Game of the Year content pack. "Quick, comrade! Shiver towards those Germans! They hate complicated body language!"