Nintendo is the winner of the 'next-gen' wars because they have managed to do the impossible.
My. Wife. Is. Now. A. Gamer.
My wii number thingy (that I"m not usre how to use yet) is:
2658 5111 1778 2819
Am I the only one a bit hurt to see EA employee Mitch Lasky at spot 18?"It's part of the fabric of this business. The site has 3.5 million readers worldwide while the spin-off PAX live event attracted 20,000 people this year. Penny Arcade has partnered with the ESRB in creating an advertising campaign to increase awareness and the duo topped MTV's Most Influential Gamers list in June. It also launched the Penny Arcade Scholarship, a $10,000 annual grant to financially assist a future member of the game industry. Perhaps most importantly, its work for charity Child's Play has raised more than $495,000 worth of toys, games and books on the wish lists of more than 35 participating children's hospitals.
In our series of video game virals of the year this video tugs at my heart strings. As a young boy I watched the 1986 World Series with my brother, my best buddies and hung on the every word of the great Vin Scully's call. (If you haven't had the opportunity to listen to Vin Scully call a baseball game, please do it. You will not regret it)
This video is from earlier in the year and may be the best mashup of a video game and real life ever. Bold statement but to be sure, but this is a work of very, very high quality. Enjoy."
Are we giving the terrorists what they want?
What do terrorists want? They want to "terrorize." The people they kill are only collateral damage; the point of terrorism is not what they do, but our reaction to it: terror. They also kill and destroy so that they can become infamous - to glorify their goals of world domination, to bask in the glory of false importance that is terrorism's reward, and thus to recruit more terrorists.