Sean Murray—founder of Hello Games, the company developing the ambitious space exploration sim No Man's Sky—has received numerous death threats since news broke of the game's delay.Read More
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If you want to use your real name when playing online instead of a silly gamertag, you'll be getting your chance with the next generation of consoles. While Microsoft promises the feature eventually, Sony has confirmed that it will be available as an option with the launch of the PlayStation 4 on November 15th.Read More
It's true: if you're a character in a video game, your hair is terrible. But according to Kotaku, that's because it's just really hard to realistically animate 100,000 strands of hair for every imaginable action-packed situation. Click here for a full-sized look back at 30 years of pixelly mullet/ponytail/spiky workarounds. (Kotaku via Flavorwire)Read More
Just days after the release of Starcraft II, Defendants already had developed, marketed, and distributed to the public a variety of hacks and cheats designed to modify (and in fact destroy) the Starcraft II online game experience. In fact, on the very day that Starcraft II was released, representatives of the hacks Web site advised members of the public that "our staff is already planning new releases for this game."Read More
Computer games — though [Rushdie] admitted that he was terrible at the games and his sons usually beat him. "Video games are often based on a classical quest format. That fits well with a fable," he told the AP. "The book is about the value of life, and in video games you can have a thousand lives. So I contrasted those two things."Read More
The Webcomic Model Works for Warren Ellis (Warren Ellis Dot Com) Guy Gardner Shares My Feelings On Recent Batman Plot Developments (Comic Book Resources) A Mr. Bill Game for iOS (Joystiq) Putting the President in Your Video Game (Kotaku) Fallout: New Vegas TV Spot (gameinformer) Iron Man Whines at Robots for Five Minutes (Marvel News) This Is A Clockwork Carl Sagan (Larriva) (pic via shirt.woot!)Read More
Interested in seeing a Half-Life movie? Well, we can't give you that, unfortunately. We can, however, give you this fan-made trailer. What? What kind of trade off is that, you ask? It was put together by Marco Spitoni, who works for Weta. Yeah. Lord of the Rings and District 9 Weta.Read More