Links of the Day
--Posted by Riposte101 @ 22:01
I know it's been a long time since the last update. I've been busy.
Here's some stuff to make it up to you.
Working in the video game industry is pretty funny sometimes. We've
taken up a practice of "Hoffing" each other, whereby whenever
we see anybody who has stepped away from their computer without
locking it we go over and put up a picture of David Hasselhoff as
the wallpaper. It's gotten to the point where even when I'm at home,
I've taken up the entirely unnecessary practice of locking my computer
to prevent getting "Hoffed."
Anyways on to the news.
Here's a very entertaining
interview from Game Informer with Cliffy B.
Bleszinski: I think Nintendo has a place. You know, Sony's always
said this. But it seems to me like Nintendo is more interested lately
in doing like just weird stuff like they're a think tank, you know?
Like to try and push gaming forward in its own interesting and unique
direction. They've got games like the bongo game, and that game
that's like pinball against an army. And it's like, "Okay,
congratulations. You're different. You win." It's like the
kid who gets a big tattoo on his forehead at school. It's like,
"Well, you're different."
depth, Halo 2 beta information leaked.
2 theatrical trailer!
Kind of old, but here's the E3
2k4 video of Halo 2 Multiplayer.
More Halo craziness.
For those in need of a multi-player
powerup timer for Halo. Here you go.
Video-Opera: A great 2D fighting
game videos site.
From Video-Opera: The
Beast is the greatest fighting video ever made. Courtesy of
one of the greatest 2d fighters who ever lived, Daigo. With no health
left to block a Chun Li super in the last round of the Street Fighter
III 2004 EVOlution tournament he battles back with an insane parry
string. It has to be seen to believed.
Gates expressed interest in buying Nintendo. I love that crazy
Bill guy. If you didn't know I'm a Microsoft fanboy.
Atari announces Neverwinter
Nights 2. To be made by Obsidian Studios.
That's the animal that runs around Mexico killing all those goats
Happy Tree Friends are
Normal mapping is
gonna change the industry. 3D Studio Max has Normal mapping.
trailer of Counter-Strike Source.
This is an article with an overview
of what the Source engine is capable of
"If you've seen the Matrix (who hasn't, right?), you're familiar
with the office building scene where Neo and Trinity blast away
a lower level filled with pillars. The walls, the floors, and the
pillars themselves were made of marble. Source doesn't go so far
as to allow you to actually chip away at walls, however it makes
you feel like it's so during a firefight. Clipping walls as you
trace a player behind them will give you the feeling that you're
actually doing damage to the structure. Bullet impressions stay,
and look very realistic."
This is a site that takes the
latest images posted on LiveJournal entries and posts them in
one easy place to reach. Hit the refresh button over and over to
see the latest pics.
Versus Ghosts and Goblins. Great flash game.
2 Lego edition.
Communal log ins to bypass online
What is up with the crazy
Japanese and their box cutters? -submitted by Kenshiroking
You might remember a few of the articles I posted up about how
ridiculous some of the tactics and lying that Michael Moore has
done. Well Here's a movie coming about titled "Michael
Moore Hates America."
A little ballance is always nice.
Be sure to check out
Here's what ProfessionalAssKicker has been up to if you were wondering.
Working for the San Diego Zoo.
Stop wasting time while in the car or on the go. Learn something
with an audio book. Audible.com
makes it possible to download audio books from their collection
of 18,000 titles. For a subscription fee of $20 you can download
2 books in MP3 format a month.
Trek nerds scare me...
These guys' 3d modeling skillz
make me want to cry.
"Last March, NASA carried out the world's first test flight
of a scramjet-powered aircraft. The Industrial Physicist has the
latest results from this test. According to the article scramjet-powered
missiles and aircraft could be in mass production as early as 2010.
piece is also a good introduction for those unfamilar with scramjet
Comic Khaan! We came back from the San Diego Comic Convention a
while back. We had a great time. Here's some stuff from the convention.
Awesome art that I discovered
at the San Diego Comic Convention.
Another interesting looking indie
As you may have noticed that some of this news is kinda old. But
I can assure you that when I originally got this news it was leading
edge brand new shit.