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Today I Played Taiko no Tatsujin With Virtual Gangsters

The Yakuza series of games have always been serious, testosterone-filled stories about hard men kicking each other's asses, broken up sporadically by mini-games, activities, and general fooling around. The latest game, Yakuza 5, is no different. As previously reported, Namco Bandai's Taiko no Tatsujin appears as a… » 9/20/12 7:30am 9/20/12 7:30am

The Dark Knight's Christopher Nolan: Writer. Filmmaker. Game Designer?

Director Christopher Nolan builds a lot of rules into his movies. From The Prestige to Memento to The Dark Knight, each film is an intricately created network of systems and balances, shapes and lines set in motion against one another. It can be exhilarating, but it can be exhausting. It's certainly distinctive. » 7/23/12 7:00pm 7/23/12 7:00pm