My column this week is about the baffling announcement that:
- Epic Games is making a new Unreal Tournament. Despite the fact that Epic has been focusing so much on consoles, the game…
- …is planned to be a PC exclusive that…
- …will be completely free and…
- …developed in collaboration with the community.
So yeah. Strange things afoot.
Good to be the King?
Which would you rather be: A king in the middle ages, or a lower-income laborer in the 21st century?
The Terrible New Thing
Fidget spinners are ruining education! We need to... oh, never mind the fad is over. This is not the first time we've had a dumb moral panic.
Best. Plot Twist. Ever.
Few people remember BioWare's Jade Empire, but it had a unique setting and a really well-executed plot twist.
Juvenile and Proud
Yes, this game is loud, crude, childish, and stupid. But it it knows what it wants to be and nails it. And that's admirable.
There are two major schools of thought about how you should write software. Here's what they are and why people argue about it.