This is an amazing example of how far mashups have come. Norwegian Recycling – How Six Songs Collide:
The artist doesn’t just mix the tunes, he splices and layers lyrics together. Amazing. I’m not sure I would care for the songs that went into this thing, but the blended version is enjoyable and surprising.
LATER: I should add, for the impatient, that the real magic happens around 4:15 when all six songs come into play and we seamlessly cut from one to the next, often mid-line.
Best. Plot Twist. Ever.
Few people remember BioWare's Jade Empire, but it had a unique setting and a really well-executed plot twist.
Steam Summer Blues
This mess of dross, confusion, and terrible UI design is the storefront the big publishers couldn't beat? Amazing.
In Defense of Crunch
Crunch-mode game development isn't good, but sometimes it happens for good reasons.
Quakecon 2012 Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
Silent Hill 2 Plot Analysis
A long-form analysis on one of the greatest horror games ever made.