Sunday, May 17, 2009

marginalia 5.17.09

it is true Gamasutra: Charge Shot!!! favorite Leigh Alexander and Visceral Games on how allowing studios to have their own identities helps them connect better to their constituency, creating accountability and quality in the process.

Gamasutra: Another exec leaves Sony. What will you do, Sony, now that you've lost the guy behind SingStar?

Joystiq: Valve released level creation tools for Left 4 Dead to the public. This game has hardly been “left for dead” – ha!

The Reticule: Apparently Valve tricked us...?

Wired: If Final Fantasy is truly the apex of JRPGs, why can't it get with the program and offer the Japanese voice track?  Nippon Ichi does this all the time!