Geek Links of the Week

I don’t think that anyone would be surprised if I mentioned that I was a fan of the doge meme. Now, the meme has an origin story. [Verge]

A lot of people blame the bomb that was Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within for Squaresoft having to merge with Enix to survive. The truth runs much deeper than that. (Note to self: Watch and review The Spirits Within and follow-up with Advent Children.) [NeoGAF]

History tells us that Bitcoin might be popular now but, like other private currencies, it will eventually die off. [Bloomberg]

Did you know that there’s a Guinness World Record for the largest video game collection? A New York man owns a collection of over 11,000 games. [Business Insider]

Metacritic did a roundup of their gaming review scores over the last twelve months. By their metrics, it was a rough year in gaming. [Metacritic]

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 January 3, 2014, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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