It was difficult to stand still long enough in The Division to record an hour of weather and lighting changes, but the lovely two and a half minute time-lapse of a day in virtual New York City was worth it.
It's like the Kapp'n lives in San Francisco and can see out my gloomy-ass window.
Mother Nature is dangerous business. Weather reporters in Asia (and elsewhere) are often sent into the eye of a storm—if anything, just so they can show how severe the weather is. And a typhoons are pretty dang severe.
Last December, Guangdong Satellite TV Station introduced a change to their regular weather broadcasts. Instead of stuffy meteorologists or on-air reporters reporting the changes in the weather, they hired a group of undergraduate Chinese girls.
We hear that Seattle is covered in ice and snow is a total mess. We've even got this picture from near the offices of Bellevue-based developer 5th Cell to prove it.
Whipping rain that dots your screen in a firefight. Fog that hides lingering zombies. Sheets of ice that cause you car to spin out of control. Weather can be an important part of video games. Over the years there have been some amazing takes on gameplay-impacting weather.
Waking up to find his town enshrouded with thick fog, commenter Nimzy wonders if game developers have fully harnessed the power of the weather in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
Responding to our request for comment, Comcast officials say that they may credit people who lost service because of Irene. Read the full statement here.
(Send to me by my pal Alex Colby. Original source unknown, but let me know and I'll add it!)
Every year between June and November the North Atlantic is subjected to some of the harshest weather on the planet. Hurricanes and tropical storms takes lives, ruin homes, and have been known to commit large portions of poorly-fortified cities to the briny deep. Predicting these destructive forces of nature is no…
Minecraft updates to beta 1.5 today, adding achievements, weather effects, and various other improvements to Mojang's big bad building game. Be sure to update your servers!
Sony Online Entertainment's massively multiplayer superhero game DC Universe Online launched yesterday, and I was not there to see it. What diabolical villain kept me from playing a major MMO release on day one?
Will Gran Turismo 5 have dynamic weather, go-kart racing, and a track editor when it ships this November? Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida seems to think so.
Blizzard warnings and threats of a New York whiteout shut down CBS Radio's New York Studio today, giving our podcast a last minute snow day.
Building upon amazing water effects from the first game, Naughty Dog takes water to the next level in Uncharted 2, crafting some of the most realistic ice and snow ever seen in a video game.