Next-Gen has posted a story entitled Game Design: Just Rewards, which examines the methods employed in games that reward the player for, well…playing.
Author - Jerry Paxton
MTV has posted a video of a guy creating a Lego Master Chief bust. Makes me want to break out the little building blocks and construct something!
Engadget is reporting that Western Digital has unveiled it’s redesigned MyBook external hard drive. Now if only the would improve it’s reliability.
Western Digital MyBooks are famous for dying at the most inopportune moment. Mine is actually in the process of dying right now.
Coolest-Gadgets is reporting that Ben Heck, famous gaming tinkerer has placed the innards of a new Xbox 360 controller into one of the original huge Xbox controllers (reviled by some). Personally, I enjoyed the Xbox controller, it felt right in my hands. The newer Xbox Controller -S was just too dinky.
Joystiq has posted the trailer for Seaman 2. If you recall, Seaman was a very creative title for the Sega Dreamcast where you would ‘grow’ this little tadpole into a virtual Seaman who would respond to your commands through a microphone.
1up has posted the next Kingdom Hearts titles to be produced. Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep will be a PSP title, Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days will be for the DS, and Kindom Hearts: Coded will be a game for Japanese cellphones.
EtchaSketchist has posted his latest creation, based on the game BioShock. It is pretty darn creative of the dude. I can’t imagine how long it must have taken him to create it.
Joystiq has posted the trailer for Devil May Cry 4 that was shown at the Tokyo Game Show recently. It is pre-rendered but is a very cool showing of Dante hacking people up.
1up reports that Halo 3 has scored a 37 out of 40 in the Japanese publication ‘Famitsu’. They even say, ‘Halo 3 is undoubtedly the best FPS game in the Japanese console market.’
Pretty high praise!
Cnet is reporting that the next iteration of USB technology, USB 3, will be available in 2008 and will offer ten times the transfer rate of USB 2 by using an optical connection