Geek Links of the Week
We’re quickly approaching the 50th anniversary of Star Trek but the best that seems planned is a movie that’s in complete turmoil. Maybe a return to TV is in order for Star Trek. [Vox]
Valve unveiled their new VR headset this week (more on Steam hardware next week) but it might actually already be better than the Oculus Rift. [PC Gamer]
If you watch American TV, you’ve most certainly seen ads for mobile microtransaction bait Game of War starring model Kate Upton. I thought that the $40 million ad campaign was never going to work but the lesson seems to be that if you want to make $1 million per day with a mobile game, hire Kate Upton for your ads. [Bloomberg]
If you thought Civilization: Beyond Earth was underwhelming, you weren’t the only one. Firaxis admitted that they could have tried something more. [Gamasutra]
Were you looking forward to watching HBO Go on your PS4? Not if you’re on Comcast. They’re blocking HBO Go on PS4 and not explaining why. [Tech Dirt]
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