I'm here in Vegas, not just for the DICE summit, but for Duke Nukem Forever. I get to play that now — and write about it later.
What You May Have Missed
How The Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 Galactus Fight Goes Down: Last Monday we saw footage of Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 end boss Galactus laying down the hurt. Now IGN's got the exclusive reveal of the purple planet eater and his two silver-skinned heralds. Here's how the fight plays out.
You Are All Liars: Some time last year, I landed in Los Angeles. I was catching a connecting flight, the bane of the expedient traveler. But I was unusually happy for the brief stop. I'd been changed by something in my phone.
The Secret to Long-Distance Friendships Could be Online Gaming: Tag in the front yard, football in a field, hide-and-go seek in the neighborhood and, yes, sometimes video games online.
Kids Shouldn't Play Games About Jerking Off: If you're a parent - or even just an all-round concerned citizen - and think games featuring cartoon violence and mild cussing is bad, spare a thought for me. One of the first ever games I played was about jerking off.
So This Is The iPhone's Answer To The Legend Of Zelda: There's a brave young warrior, a beautiful princess, a horse to ride, and pots to break open in search of treasure. I'd sure say Gameloft's Sacred Odyssey: Rise of Ayden is the iPhone's answer to Zelda, but is it good?
Back To The Future Made Cuter In LittleBigPlanet: I've seen so many great things in LittleBigPlanet 2, but I didn't know that the best thing yet would be a re-creation of Back To The Future. Bravo, user Rigzz, this is an amazing homage.
Learn The Scientific Method, Feed Aliens Hamburgers: Learn The Scientific Method, Feed Aliens Hamburgers Last year U.S. President Barack Obama challenged America's youth and game developers to create games that teach the fundamentals of science, technology, engineering & math. Today we have a game in which aliens teach the scientific method while hunting hamburgers.