Jordan Mechner, the creator of the Prince of Persia series, hasn't had his hands on the source code to the original game for over a decade. Why? Because it had been sitting hidden in his dad's closet, that's why.
If you thought this would be about the cartoon series The Mysterious Cities of Gold, sorry! It's about the same basic premise, though: a bunch of European types heading to the New World in search of riches. And carnage.
Bjorn Hurri is an artist who has been working on video games for years now, having lent his skills in some way or another to projects like Dead Space 2, Viking: Battle for Asgard and the last three entries in the Total War series.
Exactly a year after rolling out Windows 7 with much fanfare, Microsoft seems to be finally remembering the gamers who help make their platform so popular.