Some GAME stores in the UK are charging people to try the new PlayStation VR headset. Not to buy it. Just to try it.
“8000 locust, 2000 crickets, 4000 cockroaches. See you tomorrow night,” was the text Huck Magazine writer Michael Segalov received hours before activists unleashed those exact breeds and quantities of insects inside a Byron burger location in London. The bugs came from activists upset by some recent anti-immigration…
Over at Kotaku UK, Julian Benson conducted interviews about what the UK leaving the European Union could mean for game developers. Developers expressed concerns about hiring and their studios’ financial futures. It’s an on-the-ground look that’s worth reading in full.
Track: St. Petersburg | Artist: Supergrass | Album: Road to Rouen
Track: Chemical World | Artist: Blur | Album: Modern Life is Rubbish
Be still my beating heart. We’ve got bacon, a fried egg and udon noodles.
Meet Satoru Shibata. He’s the President of Nintendo Europe. Honestly, I don’t know if he’s good at the business, but I do know that he’s good at the Yo-Kai Watch dance.
Track: Car Song | Artist: Elastica | Album: Elastica
The great British actor Alan Rickman, famous for his roles in Harry Potter and Die Hard, has passed away.
Track: Reverend Black Grape | Artist: Black Grape | Album: It’s Great When You’re Straight... Yeah
This is a pretty incredible find: a map of Middle Earth featuring annotations from its creator, J.R.R. Tolkien was recently discovered in a copy of a book owned by illustrator Pauline Baynes, which sheds some light on some of the inspiration behind it.
Track: Whatever | Album: Whatever Single | Artist: Oasis
Beetham Tower. Manchester, UK. By Dan Hogarth.
The Star Wars movies are filmed at Pinewood Studios in England, but take place in a galaxy far, far away. Imagine if they took place in the U.K. and if Ken Loach directed them.
“I Kept Thinking About Skyrim.” Snowdonia, Wales, U.K. By Steve Stanley.
When you get tired of the fried chicken, try the Seattle's Best coffee and eat the cups.
Madame Tussauds, the famous wax museum, is bringing Yoda to life—er, wax—for an upcoming Star Wars exhibit. If you thought it was easy to make a Yoda wax statue, then you are a crazy person. It's not!