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Entries from June 2011

Will Wright’s next game?

June 21st, 2011 · No Comments

In the E3 gaming news avalanche I missed a bit of news about a possible new Will Wright game. Or is it a game? Inspired by a SciFi story: Maneki Neko by Bruce Sterling it’ll be using / living on smart phones and social networks.
I’m hoping the this new project is more game-y than other […]

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Tags: Maxoids

CivWorld vs Empires & Allies

June 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Those who follow this blog know that I am a long time fan of the Civilization series. The youngest member of the family, the Facebook version, is currently at closed beta stage.
Meanwhile Facebook-game-giant Zynga has come out with Empires & Allies. Drawing on some of the elements of Cityville, they created a game that feels […]

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Tags: Civilization · Other games

From Dust E3 trailer

June 8th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Rock Paper Shotgun thinks From Dust has the most stunning trailer at E3 this year. I agree… and there are some hints in the footage how the interaction tools will look.

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Tags: Other games

Puyehue volcano erupts

June 8th, 2011 · No Comments

2011 Is continuing to be a year in which the Earth shows its geological muscles. A volcano in Chile that was dormant for over 50 years, Puyehue, erupted a few days ago.
As with the Iceland volcano, the pictures are stunning (remember the post about the dirty thunderstorms?). You can find more at the Atlantic.

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Tags: Earth

BAFTA event with Will Wright

June 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Coming Sunday, June 5th, an interview with Will Wright and audience Q&A event will take place in Hollywood in the context of the new “A life in pixels” branch of BAFTA.
The event is free to attend! All you need to do is pre-register via since there is limited space.

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Tags: Fanstuff · Maxoids