Geek Links of the Week

Steve Haske puts his thoughts about the current path of the games industry into words far better than I ever could. For the record, I agree with a lot of what he says here. [Medium]

You may not know the name Nate Wells but you know his work. He started as an artist on Thief and System Shock 2 before moving up to Art Director for BioShock and BioShock Infinite. Yeah, he’s kind of a big deal. [I.Eat.Games]

Despite getting good reviews, including from this outlet, Retro/Grade was a commercial failure. Now, creator Matt Gilgenbach is working on a new game drawing on the mental health issues that resulted from the financial failure of his game. [Polygon]

Some developers are impressed by their sales on the Ouya. Given some of the Kickstarter model impressions, any sales would be impressive. [GamesIndustry International]

How big is Google? Their web traffic is bigger than Facebook, Twitter and Netflix combined. [CNET]

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 July 26, 2013, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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