When he got the vision floater in his right eye that morning at work, Mikey Neumann figured in the next 30 minutes he'd be asking someone to drive him home so he could fight off a migraine. But the walloping headache never came.
Face it: A shooter set in World War II is going to be called derivative of something, and as a sequel, it'll probably be called derivative of itself. But what Brothers In Arms: Furious 4 most resembles is not the 2009 film Inglorious Basterds, to which everyone connected the game after Ubisoft revealed it on Monday. …
That's Mikey Neumann, writer on Gearbox's megahit Borderlands, smashing up living room furniture for the debut episode of "Anthony Saves The World." His mom did not actually give him that table. It's from IKEA - it's got cardboard in it.
"I'm asking for a quick invite, to drop you some loot," said the voice message at 1 p.m. "You were on my list; I have to cross you off." It was Mikey Neumann, the Gearbox Software creative director.