Letture per il weekend – 24/06/2017
In questa rubrica vi segnaliamo articoli 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 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 Story Behind Mass Effect: Andromeda's Troubled Five-Year Development (leggi l'articolo su Kotaku)
While describing Frostbite, one top developer on Mass Effect: Andromeda used the analogy of an automobile. Epic’s Unreal Engine, that developer said, is like an SUV, capable of doing lots of things but unable to go at crazy high speeds. The Unity Engine would be a compact car: small, weak, and easy to fit anyplace you’d like. “Frostbite,” the developer said, “is a sports car. Not even a sports car, a Formula 1. When it does something well, it does it extremely well. When it doesn’t do something, it really doesn’t do something.”
Ellie Gibson on E3 (leggi l'articolo su Eurogamer)
And so the Lord sent down his representative on earth, and Lo, the son of God turned out to be a man called Phil Spencer wearing a pleather bomber jacket. And he did unveil to the world the Xbox One X, which yes is a stupid name, but let's not forget Nintendo once named a console after a British colloquialism for piss.
Analyzing the Music (or Lack Thereof) in the New “Twin Peaks” (leggi l'articolo su Pitchfork)
But silence is a perfect device for the show’s return, which requires focus (and multiple re-watches, honestly) to keep track of about a dozen loosely intersecting plotlines in a single episode.
Who Do You Want Elisabeth Moss To Be? (leggi l'articolo su Elle)
For Moss, this fraught confluence of events provides a giant opportunity: the chance to shake off Peggy in favor of a role that could be even more indelible. But to do so, she not only has to be a spokesperson for a work of art whose relevance gets more urgent with each headline—she also has to avoid alienating anyone who might be turned off by the word "feminism."
Guns and (Shea) Butter: An Oral History of 'Predator' (leggi l'articolo su The Hollywood Reporter)
And Van Damme was like (Van Damme voice), "I must do that; that's how I see the Predator." And Joel said, "Well, you're fired. Get out of here." And Van Damme says, "Kiss my balls!" and walks out, and that was the end of that. [The "Creative differences" version.]