Our round-up of notable news from the world of gaming for the week of October 8, 2012.
• Valve is asking interested parties to fill out a survey which will likely lead to the first round of hardware playtest beta invitations.
• Arena Net is adding new PvP features to Guild Wars 2, planning a future jump into eSports.
• Rovio has teamed up with LucasArts to produce Angry Birds: Star Wars, which will launch on October 28.
• The Windows 8 Store won’t allow videogames rated Pegi 18.
• Street Fighter X Tekken is set to get a hefty balancing update later this year.
• Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts has announced a new project, a space combat and trade game entitled Star Citizen.
And from Paste’s own gaming coverage:
• Check out our condensed timeline infographic tracking the events of Resident Evil.
• Unmanned and Hokra won big at the IndieCade awards.
• Check out our reviews of Dishonored, FTL: Faster Than Light, Zombicide and All Things Zombie.