Geek Links of the Week

With Captain America 2 coming out in a couple of weeks and Spider-Man 2 (2?) due in May, let’s take a look at the unmade movie history of Marvel Comics. [io9]

It’s not just console wars now. There’s an engine war going on. Crytek is fighting back against the deals for Unreal Engine 4 and Unity 5 with a better deal for CryEngine. [CryEngine]

And there appears to be a game API war brewing. AMD has Mantle. Microsoft was pitching the next DirectX at GDC. And the show had NVIDIA, AMD and Intel trumpeting the merits of OpenGL. [NVIDIA]

David Fincher has only one actor in mind for his and Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs biopic: Christian Bale. He’s even threatening to walk if Sony Pictures doesn’t let him have Bale. [The Wrap]

In news that will surprise absolutely no one, EA will be publishing Titanfall 2 and it won’t be a Microsoft exclusive. [GameSpot]

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 March 21, 2014, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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