Enslave Pokémon on your PC with fan-made Pokémon Zeta and Omicron

World of Warcraft's Alliance is getting a chopper after all

I love lamp: unlock lamps for The Sims 4 by owning The Sims 3

Team Fortress 2

Pre-purchasing Bioshock Infinite unlocks exclusive and very silly TF2 items

Valve are offering a selection of exclusive Team Fortress 2 items to gamers who pre-order Bioshock Infinite through Steam. They're featured as the second part of a three-tiered reward system and only unlocked when enough pre-orders are made. Still, since buyers are already 93% of the way to unlocking it, I think it's a safe bet that we'll be seeing these items soon.

It's a strange selection, typical of Team Fortress 2, and it includes a steel helmet, an anarchist's mask and an "incontinent bird." No, really.

Here's the full list, taken from the pre-order page:

Blind Justice

  • Want to command respect from people standing at an indeterminate
    distance from your immediate right? Bolt on a platinum Pinkerton badge
    and experience the thrill for yourself!

The Doe-Boy

  • Protect the important thoughts in your head -- ones like "liberty"
    and "freedom" and "democracy" -- with good, honest, hat-shaped American
    steel. This helmet won't run (until heated to 2500°F)!

The Person in the Iron Mask

  • Turkey? Chicken? Game hens? Your head? This cast iron poultry furnace will smoke anything placed inside it.

The Pounding Father

  • Heavy cannot tell lie. Heavy is first President of United States. Of crushing little baby men.

The Steel Songbird

  • It gets pretty quiet in that sniper's nest. Why not treat yourself
    to the haunting rhythmic symphony of bolts being constantly pooped by
    this mute, easily terrified incontinent bird?

The Sydney Straw Boat

  • Throw this hat on the ground to express rage, or in the air to
    express joy! Take a hat-based trip through time to learn how your great
    grandparents displayed emotions in the days before emoticons!

Vox Diabolus

  • With this Vox Populi anarchist mask, you can terrify your enemies
    into thinking you're the Devil Himself, or worse, a protestor. Either
    way, they're probably going to avoid you at the entrance to the
    supermarket when you try to get them to sign something.

The first and third tiers on this list aren't quite so silly. The first is a free copy of Bioshock, while the third is a free copy of XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

Login or Register
Alienware - Game VictoriousNvidia Shield - Titanfall
Smite beginner's guide: become a god thumbmail

Smite

Smite beginner's guide: become a god

Enslave Pokémon on your PC with fan-made Pokémon Zeta and Omicron thumnnail

Enslave Pokémon on your PC with fan-made Pokémon Zeta and Omicron

World of Warcraft's Alliance is getting a chopper after all  thumnnail

World of Warcraft's Alliance is getting a chopper after all

I love lamp: unlock lamps for The Sims 4 by owning The Sims 3 thumnnail

I love lamp: unlock lamps for The Sims 4 by owning The Sims 3

Epigenesis launches today: get your fill of future sports without risky time travel  thumnnail

Epigenesis launches today: get your fill of future sports without risky time travel

Sacred 3 PC review thumbmail

Sacred 3

Sacred 3 PC review

Frontier complete bug-hunting contract in Elite: Dangerous standard beta update 1.03 thumnnail

Frontier complete bug-hunting contract in Elite: Dangerous standard beta update 1.03

Watch John Carmack rattle through an entire career in his '20 Years after Doom' talk thumnnail

Watch John Carmack rattle through an entire career in his '20 Years after Doom' talk

Modder snatches away Thief: Deadly Shadows' loading screens thumnnail

Modder snatches away Thief: Deadly Shadows' loading screens

Rust devs Facepunch have prototyped

Rust devs Facepunch have prototyped "tennis crossed with Street Fighter", named it Deuce

Crytek USA will stop making games, ship Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age off to Frankfurt thumnnail

Crytek USA will stop making games, ship Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age off to Frankfurt

IL-2 and Rise of Flight producer on making modern flight sims thumbmail

Ilya Muromets

IL-2 and Rise of Flight producer on making modern flight sims

Colin McRae Rally

Colin McRae Rally "returns to PC" - but it's been a bumpy ride

BioWare tease Shadow Realms project with live-action firecrackers thumnnail

BioWare tease Shadow Realms project with live-action firecrackers

Call of Duty: Ghosts Nemesis DLC reimagines smallest-ever CoD map: Shipment thumnnail

Call of Duty: Ghosts Nemesis DLC reimagines smallest-ever CoD map: Shipment

Prison Architect's alpha 23 update adds remote access systems and floods prisons with contraband thumnnail

Prison Architect's alpha 23 update adds remote access systems and floods prisons with contraband

Michel Ancel opens up a new studio, but will stay at Ubisoft to work on Beyond Good & Evil sequel thumnnail

Michel Ancel opens up a new studio, but will stay at Ubisoft to work on Beyond Good & Evil sequel

Pillars of Eternity preview:

Pillars of Eternity

Pillars of Eternity preview: "This is supposed to be the dream game for people who like Infinity Engine games"

Gotta have wraith: Shadow of Mordor's spectral powers  thumnnail

Gotta have wraith: Shadow of Mordor's spectral powers

Seldon Crisis: a space sandbox MMO that isn't EVE Online thumnnail

Seldon Crisis: a space sandbox MMO that isn't EVE Online

Evolve alpha: three days of stalking begins tomorrow thumnnail

Evolve alpha: three days of stalking begins tomorrow

Gearbox attempts to get removed from Aliens: Colonial Marines class action lawsuit thumnnail

Gearbox attempts to get removed from Aliens: Colonial Marines class action lawsuit

Master Path of Exile in the free expansion, Forsaken Masters thumnnail

Master Path of Exile in the free expansion, Forsaken Masters