Friday, June 26, 2009

Marginalia: 6.26.09

Why did it have to be snakes? Joystiq: Apparently one of the only things not being blocked by Iran's Internet firewalls is gaming. I expect to start receiving Xbox Live messages from protesters any day now.

Gamasutra: Matt Matthews thinks that Sony should have launched the PS3 with sequels instead of original IP. Considering that Resistance: Fall of Man outsold a long list of sequels in the launch window, I'm not so sure.

Game Politics: According to a class action lawsuit, Final Fantasy XI comes with secret hidden fees. I'll have to go out and kill some giant spiders to raise the extra money.

Destructoid: How can we read this as anything but an apology?

Gamasutra: Someone thinks an Uncharted movie can be anything but Raiders of the Lost Ark.

1UP: Square Enix is teasing us with something

GameSetWatch: Is it possible Nintendo’s made it all too accessible?

vg247: More indie devs are speaking out against Microsoft.