Monthly Archives: May 2012

Humble Bundle V: Revamp Your Hipster Cred between now and June 14th!


Humble Bundle Inc has just released their fifth collection of video games and it is a dizzying collection.

LIMBO, Bastion, Sword & Sworcery, Psyconaughts, and Amnesia: The Dark Decent, PLUS all 5 soundtracks all available to you for the total price of…. you choose.

That’s right, keeping with tradition, Humble Bundle allows you to set the price you pay for all 5 games (though in order to access Bastion you need to pay more than the average customer, currently less than $8). Did I mention you even get to choose what percentage goes to the developers, to Humble Bundle Inc, and to the charities EFF and Child’s Play?

Buy it for yourself, buy it for a friend, you’ve not had a chance to get hipster cred this cheaply since you found that collage of 90s movie posters at goodwill. Just click the link here.

Oh, and hurry, the sale ends June 14th

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thatgamecompany’s lead designer speaks on PS3 owners’ desire for artistic games.


Here’s a link to an interesting article by Venture Beat in an interview with one of the creators of Journey, Jenova Chen, claiming that PS3 owners seek out more artistic forms of gaming.

http://venturebeat.com/2012/05/07/ps3-owners-interested-in-art

Kids, Violence, and Video Games: My Obligatory Opinion


So a few days ago I get an email from a family member who happens to be an elementary school teacher. He confesses having problems with the fighting going on among his students, and asks me in the email what I thought of how violence in the media effects kids…

…I don’t think he was expecting this elaborate of an answer.

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