Friday, May 1, 2009

Marginalia: 5.1.09

Those look like penises. More PS3-related posturing.  Three to five years?  Maybe by then we'll finally get a price drop.

The fall of Midway – from arcade king to bargain bin.

More JPRGs for 360 owners!  Magna Carta 2 is coming Stateside.

Andrew says, “Everyone may like this game, but Tetsuya Nomura and his zipper-clad girl-men can eat a bag of dicks.”

On the most recent episode of A Life Well Wasted, Robert Ashley asks why we bother gaming and snags an interview with Jason Rohrer.

Ars Technica wonders what the PSP Go! will really be like – and will it really make UMDs go away?

In light of all the RE5 race-relations chatter, Daniel Johnson attempts to delve further into the relationship between games and “culture.”

Can we start calling it the Call of Duty-Industrial complex yet?

If Borderlands is half as cool as its art style, we're in for a treat.

The average gaming industry worker makes $79k. So much money with which to barricade yourself from the real world.

Ubisoft intends to ship Ghost Recon 4 in FY09, with nary a screenshot released. Godspeed, lads. If anyone can do it, you can.