Here’s a round-up of today’s news found elsewhere on the internet:

Official StarCraft II mods released (Eurogamer) - Three of the four official StarCraft II custom mods announced by Blizzard last year are now done, dusted and ready to download.

As noted in the announcement, Aiur Chef, Left 2 Die and Starjeweled all launched in beta in February but the final versions roll out today.

Riccitiello: Battlefield 3, Call of Duty To Spend Hundreds Of Millions On Ad Battle (Gamasutra) - EA CEO John Riccitiello says the marketing spends for both EA's Battlefield 3 and Activision's next Call of Duty release could easily surpass $100 million each.

Sony admits to possible hacker disruptions, Anonymous ceases DDOS attacks (vg247) - In the wake of a declaration of war from the Internet hive mind Anonymous, Sony now concedes hackers could have been involved in recent outages – just as the hacktivist group announces it will back off from such attacks.

Sony Japan denies any earthquake-related NGP delays (joystiq) - Sony's Japanese arm has told the Wall Street Journal that earlier reports suggesting Japan's recent earthquake would delay the release of the NGP in some territories -- including comments made by SCEA president Jack Tretton -- were outright "wrong."

The Commodore 64 lives again! (Destructiod) - The Commodore is back in a way. Commodore USA has recreated the classic machine, but has now stuffed it with PC innards. Inside the classic box/keyboard you'll find a mini-ITX PC motherboard featuring a Dual Core 525 Atom processor and the latest Nvidia Ion2 graphics chipset.

Right now it comes in the original taupe brown/beige color, but other colors will be revealed later. There's Cherry brand key switches and the keys are a perfect match with the original. From the top it looks like the old device, but on the sides and back you'll find things like a DVD drive, card slots, and PC ports.

Gamers will appreciate the built-in 8-bit C64 emulator, which can be accessed within seconds of turning the device on.