Jared Rosen offers a postmortem of GAME_JAM
, a failed reality show about game development produced by Maker Studios and sponsored by Pepsi. Contestants Adriel Wallick
, Robin Arnott
, and Zoe Quinn
also offer their perspectives.
Mountain Dew, Gamma World - and cake!
GeekDad's Ethan Gilsdorf uncovers a long-lost pile of loot - silent Super 8 footage of a 1981 Friday night D&D session. JJ Abrams couldn't have faked it this good. (SLYT-sorta)
The Play-Generated Map and Document Archive
: finally providing a place to put all those odd doodles, detailed maps, and character sketches that come out of your weekly gaming sessions. [more inside]
"Mr. Gerstmann, we saw your 6.0 review of Kane & Lynch."
After a less than stellar review of Kane & Lynch, 10 year veteran game reviewer Jeff Gerstmann seems to have been fired from his position at Gamespot due to pressure from Eidos, publisher of Kane & Lynch. This also has been confirmed by a freelancer for Gamespot
Reaction has been massive. K&L is now rated 2.0 by users on Gamespot. Many subscribers are cancelling and there's a move to boycott Gamespot advertisers, which seems to be having some effect. [more inside]
Blast Off to Democracy
! [dialup or broadband, Quicktime req'd]The second installment of the Partisan Jab project- first episode discussed here.
After a 31 year absence, Davey and Goliath
are making their return to television. It's funny, I had no idea it was religious programming until years after I stopped watching it. Oh, and this news explains explains those great Mountain Dew ads
Dew gone Commie.
Comrades, just in time for May Day, Mountain Dew
launches their new Red Mountain Dew, second in caffeine content only to Jolt