This week's episode of popular anime Psycho-Pass New Edit Version won't be broadcasted in Japan. In light of a recent murder, the show's creators deemed the episode "inappropriate."
The PS4 is still doing well. Sony released their earnings report for April-June, which reveals that the company shipped a combined 3.5 million PS3 and PS4 units, and 0.75 million PSP and Vita units. As a result, Sony's game segment contributed an operating profit of 4.3 billion yen ($41.7 million) in this quarter.
Taking a little break from letting people play video games in front of other people, streaming site Twitch is tonight hosting a concert by Steve Aoki. The comments, as anyone who's ever used Twitch can probably guess, are hilarious.
And I'm not even talking about the soundtracks.
If current trends continue, there'll soon come a time when I play more card/board games than video games. And when that time comes, I hope to be playing on something as extravagant as this.
PlayStation Now, Sony's streaming/renting service for games (well, some
Kenneth McCulloch, the developer arrested
I mean, it's really rare (unless you're a moron), but cell phone batteries can sometimes explode and/or catch fire. And while you're probably OK laughing off the odds of it ever happening to you, take a look at this kid's bed for the outlying exception.
The developers of Aegis Defenders describe it as a "16-bit tactical platformer". It's also a game that owes a lot of its gorgeous art style to the films of Studio Ghibli, Nausicaa in particular.
If It Were Stine is a Tumblr by cover designer Theodore Holmstead-Scott and blurb writer Jude Deluca that reimagines horror movies as book covers from the popular “Goosebumps” series by R.L. Stine. There's quite a few video game-inspired book covers, including Bioshock, Tomb Raider, and Silent Hill:
Looking out of the window of an abandoned farmhouse in rural Missori, it's easy to imagine young cartoonist Carson Hughs doing the same, wondering why society and his family can't accept that his best friend is a young black girl.
Most people wait a little before pitting their team against Roshan. Not these guys, though.
Hyrule is one of the most iconic settings in the history of video games. The Legend of Zelda players have been poring over it in one way or another for almost 30 years now. So when a serious fan sets out to make a faithful rendition of its map, you know he means business.
Track: New God Flow | Artist: Kanye West, Pusha T, Ghostface Killah | Album: Cruel Summer