I used to complain about how sad it was that half the kids in my class (S.E.) couldn't function in c or asm until about third year... they still can't function in it, but man is it nice being able to count on a massive curve in any class that relies on low level coding/knowledge.
An anonymous reader writes "As reported by IGN, Spore developer Chris Hecker made a very quotable statement at a traditionally contentious GDC panel. At the 'Game Publishers Rant' event Wednesday morning, Hecker stated that he thought the Wii is a piece of sh*t. He went on to refer to it as 'two GameCubes stuck together with duct tape.' He also took Nintendo to task for not taking games seriously enough. 'It's not clear to me that Nintendo gives a s*** about games as an art form.'"