Roundup of Unusual Size: Pokemon Drag Adventure, Rated E for Eleganza Extravaganza!

Videogames

The title tonight and the header image are dedicated to the ever-amazing Denis Farr, who has posted the first of his Pokemon drag counter-readings on Gamers with Jobs. Go read.

I love this Gears of War 3 critique. I occasionally read reviews of games I have no intention of playing, just to feel reassured in my snobbishness. Also, Tom Chick’s got a hell of a wit.

Over on Gamasutra, Thierry Brochart explores French design influences on Japanese games and animation.

Brendan Keogh blogs about anti-science in our news and fiction, highlighting two independent games with anti-scientist overtones.

Continuing on a sociopolitical bent, Scott Juster explores “good” games for change. Attention Ben Stokes.

Film

Stay classy, Lars von Trier.

SCIENCE!

I feel like the mainstream press headline for this would be something like “Fight the Covenant, Fight Cancer” or something equally cheesy. But no, seriously, gamers are enzyme folding to cure AIDS.

I’ll take my designer baby with cat slit eyes and neon green hair, thank you.

Intuition: makes you bad at math and causes you to believe in magical skybeards.

Curios

Future logos.

The Wall Street protests continue into their fourth day. Aggressive arrests and police crackdown are starting to unfold.

Nightmare Fuel

Oh god, that alien wing-wang doesn’t go there!

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  • Ben Abraham  On 09.21.11 at 7:42 pm

    Typo alert: I think you meant “Tom Chick” rather than “Tom Clark”.

    • Kris Ligman  On 09.21.11 at 7:50 pm

      I swear I checked his name five times and I still wrote it wrong. Sigh.

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