Joystiq is reporting that one rabid fan wore a full Master Chief suit to a Halo 3 launch event at a Best Buy in NYC. Jim Cush, who put the suit together over a period of time has this to say, ‘I want to be buried in it. They’ll dig me up 10,000 years from now and say, ‘He must have been king.”.
Author - Jerry Paxton
Slashdot is reporting that the mysterious illness befalling those near the Peruvian meteor impact was cause by the ground water in the area being laced with Arsenic. When aerosolized, this created a very toxic situation.
Too bad, I had my Zombie Survival Kit all ready to go.
Slashdot has posted that there is a secret, new version of Gmail being tested. What big changes are expected? No one really knows yet.
BreitBart has posted that parallel universes really do exist, according to a mathematical discovery by Oxford scientists described by one expert as ‘one of the most important developments in the history of science’. The parallel universe theory, first proposed in 1950 by the US physicist Hugh Everett, helps explain mysteries of quantum mechanics that have baffled scientists for decades, it is claimed.
Pretty exciting stuff.
Joystiq is posting that an author on AlterNet.org calls Resident Evil a ‘Racist video game series’ and that players who begin one of the games ‘will likely enter a world little-known beyond the expensive and expansive universe of gaming, a world increasingly populated with very dangerous depictions of nonwhites’. The author only covers RE4 and RE5 in declaring the series racist. For RE4 he says its Spaniards have ‘stereotypical Mexican accents’ and that RE5 ‘could be a training video for a white supremacist race war or another U.S. military adventure in one of the increasing numbers of deserts on the planet.’
Gizmodo has a cool post showing what 1GB of storage looked like twenty years ago and what it now looks like today. Technology is cool!
1up is reporting that Japanese magazine Jump is claiming Blue Dragon, an RPG for the Xbox 360 will be making it’s way in some form to the Nintendo DS. Details are sketchy but we will keep you informed as we know more.
Joystiq has posted a hands-on with Metal Gear Solid 4 from the Tokyo Game Show. Seems that the title is progressing well, with many enhanced features over it’s predecessors.
Personally, I never got into the stealth-shooters. I just don’t have the patience.
Joystiq reports that pirates have leaked Halo 3 onto warez sites recently. Yay them! They still don’t get all the extra doodads.
WhizKids has released their Halo line of HeroClix for all of you who collect those little clicking bastards. The line looks pretty solid, with models being fairly detailed and textured.