Geek Links of the Week

I really wanted to write about the Season 4 downfall of Community and why I would have been content rather than upset if it was cancelled. Instead, I’ll leave it to the more eloquent Rob Payne. [Pajiba]

Former THQ and Naughty Dog boss Jason Rubin explains all the hardship endured by 4A Games in developing Metro: Last Light that you will never see mentioned in any story or review about the game. [GamesIndustry]

An MIT study says that game publishers are over-estimating their losses due to piracy. Why am I not surprised? [Wired]

There’s a video game-themed restaurant in Vancouver. If I’m ever on the left coast, I must eat there! [Geekologie]

This week on the sister site, I continue my crusade against the endless string of soulless, money-grabbing franchises being pumped out by publishers. What happened to fresh IPs? [The Lowdown Blog]

About Steve Murray

Steve is the founder and editor of The Lowdown Blog and et geekera. On The Lowdown Blog, he often writes about motorsports, hockey, politics and pop culture. Over on et geekera, Steve writes about geek interests and lifestyle. Steve is on Twitter at @TheSteveMurray.

Posted on May 17, 2013, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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