Friday, September 28, 2012

Game Hype: Mario and E3

Mario Items

by Scott Balmer

This is up here with Glen Brogan's map from way back. Use Mario Items as backgrounds or icons.
via Tiny Cartridge

Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America paperback
Mario Items reminded me that Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America is now out in paperback and for the Kindle. It's a great read on the history of how Nintendo made it big in America, with small starts and annoying family bonds.
E3 In LA Until 2015
LA Times has a nice article on why we keep E3 until 2015, even with a possible stadium coming in. The reason was money.

Sir, You Are Being Hunted

Is that a figure of a man... no wait something's wrong. You're being hunted by robots in what looks like a deserted British country-side. It had me hooked in the first few seconds.