Geek Links of the Week

The man who lead Nintendo from being a toy company to one of the biggest video game companies in the world, Hiroshi Yamauchi, died this week. [Venture Beat]

Netflix wants to be bigger than HBO but can they if their plan is to produce just five original series? [IBR]

Which version of Grand Theft Auto V looks better and performs better? [Digital Foundry]

And while Faux News is trying to blame violent video games for the shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington by a man who was hearing voices, Al Jazeera is asking if Grand Theft Auto’s trademark controversy has passed it by and now its just another video game. A critically acclaimed video game but a video game that doesn’t stand out from the crowd solely on the basis of controversial content. [Al Jazeera America]

Someone ranked the best fonts. Sounds like fun. [The Observer]


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 September 20, 2013, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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