Saturday, May 16, 2009

Marginalia 5.16.09

Why games are a good measure of the economy. I do think that the article fails to consider the fact that many of us find a way to buy games no matter how tight our budgets are...

Can one of the new features be no more texture pop-in?

Excitebots was a flop. Developing for the Wii is risky business.

Tom Chick's got some thoughts on how to keep Tower Defense games interesting. Not a bad idea, considering there are about a million of them, with two million more on the way.

Todd Hollenshead, CEO of id Software, discusses how his company has stayed nimble and productive over the years.

Peter Molyneux talks to puppets. We, for one, are unsurprised.

The E3 trailer for Mass Effect 2 gets a...trailer.