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Sunday, Apr 21, 2013

  

Curiosity Adds Adding

Eurogamer has word on a new feature in Curiosity What's Inside the Cube?, the clickfest/gullibility experiment from Peter Molyneux's 22Cans. The planned PC edition of the game has still not materialized, but what has been materializing is more of the game's namesake cube, as they have added the ability for users to pay to add back to it, even as other players chip away at the cube to earn access to the "life-changingly amazing" secret contained within. Points to Gamasutra for pointing out: "Peter Molyneux may have just monetized trolling," though arguably this was achieved when this app initially launched. Thanks nin.

Binding of Isaac Sells 2 Million

There's a The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth interview with Edmund McMillan on YouTube with word that the original The Binding of Isaac has surpassed the 2 million sales mark, as noted by Destructoid. They also pick out what he has to say about the game's upcoming sequel, which will not use Flash, but rather a new engine for a more optimal experience. Thanks Eurogamer via Joystiq via nin.

Steam Top 10

Here's Valve's report of the 10 bestselling games on {steam) for the week:

  1. Age of Empires II HD Edition
  2. BioShock Infinite
  3. Portal 2
  4. Defiance
  5. Dead Island: Riptide
  6. Arma III
  7. Dishonored
  8. Company of Heroes 2
  9. Antichamber
  10. Portal/Portal 2 Bundle

Gatherings & Competitions

Sunday Mobilization

Sunday Tech Bits

Sunday Safety Dance

Hardware Reviews

  • ASRock FM2A85X Extreme6 Socket FM2 Mainboard on X-bit labs.
  • Asus P8Z77-V LK (Z77) Motherboard on eTeknix.
  • Cooler Master V Series 1000 W on techPowerUp.
  • Corsair AX and AXi Series Power Supplies on X-bit labs.
  • Korg Headtune HT-G2 on Testfreaks.
  • MSI FM2-A85XA-G65 Mainboard on X-bit labs.
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost on Eurogamer.net.
  • Roccat Kone Pure Limited Edition Mouse on eTeknix.
  • Rosewill SilentNight 500-Watt 80 PLUS Platinum Power Supply on TweakTown.
  • TteSports Shock & Shock One PC Gaming Headset on eTeknix.

etc.

Out of the Blue

Note to CBS: Your inability to schedule accurately around your sporting events is a big pain. MrsBlue is a fan of "The Good Wife" (I assume its a female thing) and because you always have sports that run long on Sunday, she has been forced to add 90 minutes to the end of her recordings of it on the DVR to ensure it doesn't get cut off (that's probably 30 minutes too long, she's needed an hour more than once). So on a night when all the best shows air, I have the tyranny of the DVR being locked for two and a half hours into a network that doesn't carry any of them. Tyranny I say!!!

Tyrannical Links: Thanks Ant and Acleacius.
Play: Forest Siege.
Stories: Baserunning adventures of Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura. Thanks nin.
Czech Republic Ambassador- Don't Confuse Us With Chechnya.
Images: Closed Captioning Fail.
Sean Connery.
Media: TV BdayPALOOZA.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Driving by Wil Sasso. Thanks reddit. NSFW.
14-year-old disabled kid does hilarious stand-up comedy.
The Funnies: FoxTrot.
Brevity.



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