Geek Links of the Week

Warp speed, Mr. Sulu. NASA has released a concept design for a faster-than-light spacecraft. [Washington Post]

Total Biscuit recaps the success of his recent ShoutCraft Invitational SC2 tournament and what other tournaments can do to mimic his success at hosting online tournaments. [Team Liquid]

Austin Wintory, the Grammy-nominated video game composer and the best in the world at what he does, is facing a $50,000 fine from a musician’s union for doing his job. [PC Gamer]

In the midst of the current controversy over the lack of playable female characters in Assassin’s Creed Unity, an anonymous game producer explains why Ubisoft likely isn’t including a female character in this game. [/r/AssassinsCreed]

E3 might be happening in Los Angeles but that doesn’t mean that the LA Times knows anything about gaming when they cover it. [Destructoid]


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 June 13, 2014, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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