With Christmas less than a week away we here at Nerd Appropriate are more busy than Phillps (…zing). I had plans to write a few breathtakingly long intellectual articles filled with factoids and quotes from interesting people, but I figured I’d spare you all for now and just tell you what I’ve been up to this weekend. Welcome to Weekend Warrior ™.
For most players, it is obvious that gameplay is king. Game sales are currently dominated by sports, multiplayer FPS, and rhythm games. Everyone knows at least one person whose game shelf is dominated by multiple “years” of sports titles or series’ of online frag-fests. For me, however, storytelling trumps everything.
We talked about Mass Effect Teasers, Movie Trailers and Hulu Plus Price drops in the news. Hulu Plus, angry cable and video store clerk stories in open thread and wrapped up with reviews of Call of Duty Black Ops multiplayer and Assassins Creed on Facebook.