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May 29th, 2009
When Games Collide
by Scorpia

Or rather, when release dates collide. We’re all too familiar with the typical “holiday rush”, where a number of overhyped “A” titles show up within a short time of each other.

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May 23rd, 2009
The In-Between
by Scorpia

MMOGs take a long time to develop, and only a short time to disappear. Over at bit-tech, they look at success and failure in the world of online gaming. However…

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May 21st, 2009
Getting Political
by Scorpia

Over at crispygamer, Troy S. Goodfellow decided to get political. Or at least, come up with 10 games he thinks “have lessons for people interested in foreign policy”. Presuming, of course, there are people interested in foreign policy.

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May 18th, 2009
And The Band Played On
by Scorpia

3D Realms (or what’s left of it) has come out fighting over the lawsuit filed by Take-Two last week.

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May 16th, 2009
Lawsuit Of The Week
by Scorpia

So maybe Duke Nukem will go on forever, after all. In court, if not on computer. Take Two is now suing Apogee over, apparently, the non-completion of DNF.

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May 10th, 2009
Killing Lord British
by Scorpia

Not the real one, of course. The in-game, Ultima Lord British. Crispygamer has posted the second half of their interview with Richard Garriott, and part of it deals with bloodthirsty players.

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May 8th, 2009
More Darkfallout
by Scorpia

Matters seem to have gone from bad to worse in the Aventurine vs. Eurogamer affair, which I mentioned the other day in More Dirt Flies. In a lengthy post on the boards, Aventurine gives details and explains why they aren’t in favor of a “re-review” of Darkfall.

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May 7th, 2009
Duke Nuked?
by Scorpia

So it’s over for 3D Realms. The BBC is reporting that the company has shut down, and Joe Siegler has confirmed it on the 3D forums.

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