Thursday, May 14, 2009

marginalia 5.14.09

what's the sound of one hand clapping via Wall Street Journal: Sony, after years without losing money, continues to bleed.

via Destructoid: Bethesda mulls more Fallout 3 DLC. Possible motives: They like money; they like money; someone dared them they couldn't go 4/4 on dead-on-arrival DLC.

via Destructoid: Lucasarts promises something big at E3 - rumors say it'll be either Monkey Island or Grim Fandango. C'mon, Manny!

via Destructoid: Daquari night at Behemoth: Castle Crashers just logged 900,000 players. How many gallons of deer shit is that, now?

via Gamasutra: Army of Two sequel developer admits that the original's tone "didn't work," and dishes on how The 40th Day will get it right. Fist bump!

via Gamespot: More rumors surface about potential Microsoft announcements at E3.  Courtesy of some Twitterer named Game Fork.

via Escapist magazine: Emanuel Maiberg is becoming increasingly uncomfortable with the black and white portrayal of World War II in games.

via Gamasutra: This is a big one, but worth it.  Mark Davies examines the ins and outs of single-player level design - specifically: pacing.

via Develop magazine: Downloadable titles give indie developers a chance to shine, but it’s still not easy to get there.

via Joystiq: MMOs could be coming to the 360, with their monthly subscription fees intact.