Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Marginalia 5.20.09

Korea injects 80 billion won (or $63.5 mil) into its burgeoning "serious" game industry. I'm not sure what they mean by "serious" games. Was D-War a serious movie?

Stardock's CEO Brad Wardell is spilling the beans on the awful launch of Demigod. A purely multiplayer game launching with broke-ass servers? Yeah, that's pretty awful.

Kris Graft tries to figure out why so many people like Plants vs Zombies.

Could Team Ico have yet more in store for lucky gamers?

This guy says indie studios are always more creative than big-name developers. Maybe so, but all that money can buy some seriously realistic rendered arm hair!

I didn't know I was addicted to videogames before I read this. Did you?

If Rebellion's new Aliens vs. Predator game is as good as these screen shots, I'm self-inducing a coma and not waking up until it's released.