Ryan Brown

EA Closes Maxis Emeryville Studio

EA Closes Maxis Emeryville Studio

Responsible for The Sims, The Sims 2, Spore, SimCity and DarkSpore, Maxis Emeryville – serving as both the founding studio and headquarters of Maxis – has been unexpectedly shut down by EA.

Llamawatch: A Look Back at ‘LLAMATRON: 2112′

Llamawatch: A Look Back at ‘LLAMATRON: 2112′

Seeing as the world is currently entrapped in some sort of llama drama, this seems as good a time as any to take a look back at the PC (DOS) classic ‘LLAMATRON: 2118′.

MINECON is Coming to London for Spring 2015

MINECON is Coming to London for Spring 2015

English Minecraft fans, rejoice! Mojang has recently revealed that 2015’s MINECON will be hosted in London in the Spring.

Bacon Man: A Beautiful Blend of Mega Man, Dark Souls and Charm

Bacon Man: A Beautiful Blend of Mega Man, Dark Souls and Charm

Described as a mixture of Dark Souls’ difficulty and Mega Man’s precise platforming, (with tastes of Earthworm Jim and Rayman thrown in) Bacon Man is a three-person developed platformer/RPG that somehow manages to deliver more charm and quality than many AAA titles thrown in our direction these days.

CERN Students Create Cookie Clicker Clone, ‘Particle Clicker’

CERN Students Create Cookie Clicker Clone, ‘Particle Clicker’

Cookie Clicker was one of the first idle games that took the world by storm last year and, Influenced by this addictive phenomenon, some clever students at the CERN Summer Student Webfest decided to create a physics-based clone, appropriately titled ‘Particle Clicker’.

Incredibly cute Metal Gear Solid Nendoroid figure, coming this November

Incredibly cute Metal Gear Solid Nendoroid figure, coming this November

Good Smile Company’s Nendoroid line of figures have always impressed and delighted collectors, and I imagine that’ll remain the case with their upcoming release of Metal Gear Solid’s Solid Snake.

Watch a Fish Play Pokémon in, uh, FishPlaysPokemon

Watch a Fish Play Pokémon in, uh, FishPlaysPokemon

TwitchPlaysPokemon, the Twitch stream that saw Twitch viewers collectively play a game of Pokémon, took the internet by storm. But humans are soooo early 2014 and fish are so in right now, so let’s all watch a single fish do the job instead.

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