Geekolinks: 12/11LotRO Has A Bunch of Ridiculous Hats (Massively) James Cameron + Cirque du Soleil Will = 3-D Movies (Hero Complex) Side Table Made of Floating Cubes (RockPaperRobotFloat) The Navy Tests a Mach 8 Railgun \m/ (Wired) First Footage of Journey From the People Who Made Flow and Flower (GameInformer) Fox Releases Synopsis for X-Men: First Class (ScreenRant) Weta Builds Functioning Sentry Gun, Gives it to Valve (Kotaku)Read on...
Somebody Made Flower in LittleBigPlanet 2
Yes, a beta tester for the upcoming sequel to LittleBigPlanet took the game's level creating options and fashioned a side-scrolling platformer featuring burlap homunculi into a 3D game controlled by tilting the Sixaxis where the player is a mote of light. Godspeed LBP 2 beta testers! We look forward to joining you next year. (via Joystiq.)Read on...
Roger Ebert Says Games Will Never Be ArtRoger Ebert has mentioned his opinion on video games before, but, as he says "I have declined all opportunities to enlarge upon it or defend it." That has changed, now that the movie critic has published his response to Kellee Santiago's "Games Are Art" TED talk here, on the Chicago Sun-Times website. I found that Ebert spent most of his time refuting her arguments point by point, and did not build a compelling argument of his own. While I could go through his essay point by point refuting arguments, I was hoping to keep my blood pressure to a manageable level now that the Great Kick-Ass Hype Tsunami of 2010 has finally come to a close, and besides that, I've always found that refuting someone in great detail without presenting a better founded argument of your own to be a little bankrupt of purpose. My major objections after the jump.Read on...