Monthly Archives November 2006

links for 2006-11-29

CBC prez: High-def TV has no business model (Boing Boing) More HDTV problems, this time from the content / broadcasting side. (tags: hdtv economics)

links for 2006-11-28

Banned games ‘index’ in Austria? (in German) (futurezone) After a school shooting in Germany, Austrian politicians are proposing an index of banned games similar to the German one. (tags: games law violence austria) Sony backtracks on upscale fix (Eurogamer) For once this is not a problem that is directly of Sony’s making (although their reaction […]

links for 2006-11-27

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Andy Ihnatko :: Avoid the loony Zune They REALLY don’t like the Zune :P (via BoingBoing) (tags: consumer_electronics microsoft) A Weekend Full of Quality Time With PlayStation 3 – New York Times They REALLY don’t like the PlayStation 3 :P (via Wonderland) (tags: games next-gen playstation sony)

links for 2006-11-26

DMCA arcade and console game exception The legal situation of game emulation in the US has changed a bit, but Kim asks a shrewd question. (tags: games regulation law usa emulation)

I am a free-lance designer/producer now

A mere 6 months after announcing that I had been laid off, I am glad that I can finally say that I am working again. I am a free-lance designer/producer now. As you may have read already, I am currently working at Replay Studios in Hamburg, who are hard at work on Sabotage, a PC […]

links for 2006-11-25

ぼくとシムのまち | EA エレクトロニック・アーツ A cute Japanese game… by Electronic Arts O.o. Weird. (Thanks Tobe!) Update: MikeB identified this as being The Sims (duh). (tags: ea japanese games) Kieron Gillen’s Workblog » Unthought of the day A different take on the Gears of War trailer. Funny. (tags: funny games) ML Enterprises, ex-developers from Rockstar Vienna, take over […]

links for 2006-11-24

Gamasutra – Opinion: Xbox 360 Software Attach Rate Is ‘Alarming’ An interesting argument for why a high attach rate can be bad, and consequently why Nintendo is doing the right thing with the Wii. (Thanks Tobi) (tags: xbox360 business economics hardcore)

links for 2006-11-23

and yet it moves An indie game from Austria. (tags: games indie austria)

links for 2006-11-22

Website of the Arcadia 2006 festival – EXCELLENT MUSIC Kim Pallister was right. The radio station on this site rocks. I would buy it if I could. (tags: fun music)

Total Immersion Augmented Reality

Here are some videos of Total Immersion’s augmented reality technology, capable of inserting 3D graphics into video. Looks impressive. (Thanks, Thomas.)