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This Week in Gaming
- (g4tv) games being shown at comicon http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/714623/the-video-games-of-comic-con-2011/
- (joystiq) http://www.joystiq.com/2011/07/18/lawsuit-filed-against-zynga-over-farmville-source-code/
- (Escapist) Valve Unveils Long awated Steam Improvements – http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/111698-Valve-Unveils-Long-Awaited-Steam-Improvements
provide more bandwidth and eliminates the need to download whole, huge files as part of game updates. All the content on the new system is sent via HTTP; this is more firewall-friendly than the current system, and will automatically take advantage of web-caching proxies installed at ISPs. The new system will allow for other refinements as well, including the long-awaited download scheduling, bandwidth throttling and update prioritization; we’ll also finally be able to update a game while we’re playing it, with the update applied after the game session is over. Currently only a limited selection of content is available via the new system but Valve said it will increase that amount “over time.”
- Microsoft has claimed the domain names for “microsoft-sony.com” and “sony-microsoft.com.” So yeah that happened.
- Link to the SWTOR box art http://empikmedia.pl/c/star-wars-the-old-republic-pre-order-edycja-podstawowa-pc-bp1044290439.jpg
Question of the Week
What is your favorite video game franchise?
- TedtheThird: favorite franchise is Knights of the Old Republic
- George WoW
- 1. Turok
- 2. Zelda
- 3. Medal of Honor
- 4. Call of Duty
- MrBryo: wing commander series by origin and Ultima. Currently I like all the blizzard games. (oh and zelda)
- Angela Doggett: Professor Layton!!! – (or, for something a little more… well, non-DS, Fallout)