Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Marginalia: 8.26.09

What kind of jerk would wear such a jerkass t-shirt? Gamepolitics: That boycott of Shadow Complex? Didn't work. You'll have to find a different way to tell Orson Scott Card that you don't like that he doesn't like same-sex marriage.

Gamasutra: A thoughtful piece framing the Console Wars in the context of other, more "acceptable" media.

Kotaku: Best Buy’s using a bribe of a free game and a price match to prevent PS3 owners from trading in their weighty console for the newer Slim model.

GameDaily: Retail outlets may find their shelves chock full of Sony motion-control cameras in early 2010.  I say chock full because Sony’s yet to announce a title that will make people actually buy the damn thing. 

Gamasutra: An interview with Stardock CEO Brad Wardell about minimizing the Jerkass Factor in online gaming.