Monday, June 29, 2009

marginalia 6.29.09: everyone’s going nuts about starcraft 2 edition

omg 1UP: A preview of the pre-beta multiplayer build of Starcraft 2.  Could I be any more excited?

Gamasutra:  Brandon Sheffield wants game developers to make time for other games.  How else will they know whose shoulders they're standing on?

Ars Technica:  A mole has shared some "information" regarding price drops for the 360 Elite as well as a price drop/slimline release for the PS3 later this year.  How this source manages to have "insider" info on both Sony and Microsoft is beyond me.

Destructoid: the D-toid people interview Dustin Browder, lead designer on Starcraft 2.

Destructoid: Starcraft 2: now with less LAN party.

Destructoid: Mythic and Bioware may collaborate in the future - promising news, considering they were fused by a sightless and dispassionate god.

Kotaku: Perennial favorite Leigh Alexander writes in defense of the old-fashioned game controller.