Horrible news out of Paris right now. Our thoughts and best wishes are with everyone there. Readers in the city, stay safe.
Damien Hypolite, who by day works for Sciences et Avenir, is also a bit of an Assassin's Creed fan. Seeing as the latest game is set in Paris, he figured he'd print out some screenshots, take them to the actual spots in the real world they're based on, and see how they shape up.
The idea of a "nerd bar" isn't new. You'll find examples of them all over the world, many of them with a distinct gaming slant. But many are also a little too one-dimensional. Games are great, duh, but they're not the only thing in the world.
As mentioned back in December, the audio guides used by the Louvre, one of the most famous museums in the world, were to be replaced this spring by the Nintendo 3DS, using content programmed by Nintendo. This promotional video shows the device in action.
Happy Friday. Here's something tranquil to ease you into the day. This is a clip made by French team ArtefactoryLab, who filmed Paris circa 2011 and then, with some computer work, recreated the water levels of the city's devastating 1910 flood.
The Paris' Court of Appeals last week issued €4.8 million in fines against a half-dozen companies importing and selling devices that can be used on Nintendo platforms to play homebrew and pirated games, Electronic Theatre reports.
They say that any war can be ended by a single, well-placed assassin. Ubisoft Paris proves this to be true with what is surely their final salvo in the ongoing Paris Post-It war.