I just completed Insomniac’s Resistance 2, while a fun game with interesting ideas for weapons and varied and challenging enemy design, its ending can be summed in one, beautiful picture.
http://chronicle.com/article/The-Shadow-Scholar/125329/ Chronicle of Higher Education, the Shadow Scholar, the guy who writes your student’s papers. A manifesto of sorts berating lazy students and the educational system. An interesting read.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Controversy_over_the_usage_of_Manchester_Cathedral_in_Resistance:_Fall_of_Man Speaking of Resistance, the first game drew a bit of controversy over one if its levels. More appalling is how poorly the first game’s graphics have aged.
http://www.gamesradar.com/wii/the-legend-of-zelda-skyward-sword/news/interwebs-biggest-zelda-image-celebrates-25-years-of-link-in-amazing-eyeball-arousing-form/a-2011022211262881023/g-20091201161918195055 HAPPY 25TH LINK!
http://gamerfitnation.com/letter/#comment-2651 Interesting read, albeit, not the most original or compelling
http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2011/02/online_multiplayer_rpg_nestalg.html NEStalgia, the first interesting MMORPG
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110302/ap_on_re_us/us_supreme_court_funeral_protests The Supreme Court rules for the protection of hate speech. Intriguing. Doesn't make the WBC any less of total douches though.
http://www.gamespite.net/toastywiki/index.php/Games/TheWorldEndsWithYou Proof that Japan, and Square Enix, is still relevant in Western Gaming, and that they still have much to work on
http://www.usatoday.com/life/lifestyle/2010-03-01-gameschools01_ST_N.htm USC ranked number 1 game development school. All of a sudden, I find myself considering going here.
http://gamasutra.com/view/news/33333/GDC_2011_Ubisofts_Rouse_On_Making_Games_Moral.php A lecture on Games and Morality at the GDC.