Robin Williams (1951-2014)
Robin Williams was an absolutely exceptional comedian, talented actor, and holder of a special place in video game history: He was the first really famous gamer I know of. I’m sure there were others, but they kept a comparatively low profile, unlike one...
Every piece of news you didn't see today, but are seeing now at 10:45 PM after my sushi dinner! SUSHI IS DELICIOUS.
Future Publishing, the company behind every "Official" console magazine, PC Gamer, and Best Buy's @Gamer magazine, is not too hot with the printer right about now. Neither are the company's former Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer who've resigned in a huff with the Board of Directors breathing down their necks. Apparently the publisher of a whole bunch of garbage and Nintendo PowerMagazine is moving to a largely digital platform so say good by to the print world, Nester! (Nintendo Power still has those Nester comics right?)
The Darkstalkers series will see a new release in what feels like decades... Wait, did I say new release? I meant to say that Darkstalkers: The Night Warrior will be rereleased on the PS3 and PSP as a PSOne Classic. The game doesn't currently have a release date but-- Oh, I'm sorry! I didn't mean to make you cry with that whole Darkstalkers new release thing.... Seriously, stop crying, this is getting weird.
Occupy Wall Street is affecting Bioshock Infinte's narative... somehow. Ken Levine said to the Washington Post "As we developed these opposing groups the Founders and the Vox Populi, it was interesting to see this play out in real time, so that the fictional movements we're creating that are set in this heightened past are almost being duplicated in reality." It's kind of like how the Covenant represents the Tea Party and Halo is President Obama but instead of Congress being a bunch of dicks it's the Flood... right?