April 21, 2011
Daily Archive: April 21, 2011
The traditional games press is in the process of being starved out of business by the megalith game publishers and one can only conclude that it is in an effort on the part of the major publishers to continue to "control the message" as much and as often as possible. ... The outlets in the middle, where most of the gaming audience currently gets their news and reviews, will be gone.
Is the industry moving to crush independent game reviewing? (via)
A recent government study found that video game retailers do a much better job at enforcing their adult content ratings and not selling to minors than do sellers of movie tickets, music CDs, or movie DVDs.
Minecrafter Salaja spent the last month creating a virtual redstone CPU inside Minecraft. According to Salaja, the virtual machine within a virtual machine can actually hold up to 16 lines of code in its memory, execute the code, and then print out the result in hexadecimal onto 7 segment displays. Videos: Overview / RANDOM function / ADD function / DIVISION function. The singularity approaches.