I guess we'll find out to what extent this selling Minecraft stuff is real, or which parts of it are real, in the next few days. I saw Notch at PAX once, years ago, a fact that has cemented my role as Cool Dad for eternity with my son and his fellows. The last time I said anything to Notch was after he was dealing with the fallout from the EULA changes, to offer words of comfort from someone who has experience being Internet Satan. I think that had to get tiring for him. I think doing the…
Titanfall had "hype" behind it, but I don't think it compares to the Destiny hype. The pitch to Activision must have been blissfully short: "We will make you a Halo MMO." I try to imagine the acquisitions manager opening their briefcase so fast that papers fly everywhere, and they're trying to read them in mid-air to find the right one, and they're swiping at them like a cat in a kind of slow motion, billion-dollar snowglobe. The game must certainly sweep the Unlikely Helmet Awards. …
YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT THIS ARTIST THINKS OF DESTINY!
I spent a good chunk of yesterday with Destiny. It’s definitely got some solid RPG hooks. The desire to go back in for one more mission is strong. Someone during my Twitch…
Some 3-Day PAX AUS Badges Available
We refunded a few 3-Day passes for the show, which means that they're now available for purchase. A few other varietals are also available. (CW)TB
Earlier iterations of ourselves spent a lot of time worrying about this or that webcomic or the scenesterism which was (and perhaps continues to be) whatever the fuck it is.…