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