Noooooo | LONDON, ENGLAND: The original Darth Vader costume from the iconic films went on the auction block in 2010. (Photo: Matthew Lloyd | Getty)

The Renaissance Art of David Alvarez David Alvarez is a 2D and 3D artist employed at Ubisoft, who has worked on games like Assassin's Creed II, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Assassin's Creed Revelations and Test Drive Unlimited.

Report: LA Noire Was Development Hell, Rockstar No Longer Working With Team Bondi Andrew McMillen, who published the original report on IGN claiming poor work conditions at LA Noire developer Team Bondi, has now published on what's claimed to be a series of leaked internal emails that don't exactly paint Bondi's boss, Brendan McNamara, in a good light.

Microsoft Thought About Buying the Guys Who Make Crysis Crytek are the developers behind the original Far Cry, Crysis, Crysis 2 and the Cryengine. They could also, but for the grace of God, have been bought out by Microsoft.

The Great Games of a Great American Hero There have been plenty of video games made featuring American heroes. Day of the Tentacle, for example, is full of them.

If Only Mass Effect's Toys Were Actually This Good For a series with such great characters and great visual design, Mass Effect has sadly been neglected on the action figure front, DC Unlimited only just releasing its first line of Mass Effect 2 figures in April 2011.

I actually had a conversation about Halloween over the weekend. I personally think it's a tad early to start talking about that, but it did get the wheels turning... –Brian Ashcraft

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