Compiti per il weekend – 18/11/2017
In questa rubrica vi segnaliamo articoli e video che abbiamo trovato interessanti, sfiziosi, gustosi o, insomma, degni di essere menzionati, e che sono più o meno legati ai temi che ci piace trattare su Outcast. Gli articoli e i video non sono necessariamente in italiano, anzi, è tristemente probabile che non lo siano. La periodicità dell’appuntamento potrebbe essere settimanale, ma vai a sapere.
The Collapse Of Visceral's Ambitious Star Wars Game (leggi l'articolo su Kotaku)
But the story behind Ragtag is more complicated than critics and pundits have assumed, and the project was more troubled than EA has admitted publicly. Among game developers, it’s been an open secret for months that Visceral’s game was in danger.
Why Are Video Games so Gendered? (leggi l'articolo su New Republic)
In most conversations you have with gamers, “real” is synonymous with “hardcore.” These games have big development budgets and require hours of player dedication to complete; they generally refer to first- and third-person shooters, RPGs, and MMOs.
CIA archive reveals that Osama bin Laden liked retro-games and anime (leggi l'articolo su PC Gamer)
The archive has been conveniently divided into four categories—audio, documents, images, and video—but is nonetheless a massive thing to dig through. But if you're willing, it's all there: Images of everything from Pac-Man to Perestroika Girls, including both title and gameplay screens.
Christopher Nolan Gets Candid on the State of Movies, Rise of TV and Spielberg’s Influence (leggi l'articolo su Variety)
“I didn’t view this as a war film,” says the director. “I viewed it as a survival story.”
A Tale Of Two Tardigrades (leggi l'articolo su Rock, Paper, Shotgun)
It’s not unusual for the release of a new movie or TV series to bring accusations that the plot is based on a lesser-known work, whether a self-published book, a spec script, an animated short, or something else. So when Abdin got in touch with me to claim that Star Trek Discovery shared some odd similarities with his in-development AGS pixel adventure, I was immediately dubious.
Bury me, my Love: Using video games to push back far-right rhetoric (leggi l'articolo su gamesindustry.biz)
Maurin said that he wasn't as invulnerable to the pernicious portrayal of refugees that consumes discourse in the West. Though as a former journalist, he was also quick not to blame the media entirely, conceding that it's a difficult topic to cover. Even so, the fearmongering surrounding the refugee crisis began to have an effect on him.