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Weekend Quencher 10/08/10 – Columbus Play, Edition

by Ernice Gilbert on October 8th, 2010, under Other Stuff

There’s a time for everything underneath the sun; a time to laugh, a time to cry, a time to dance and a time to standstill. A time for jokes and a time to be serious, a time for more of the same, and yes, a time for change.

There’s also a time for gaming in our book, right Gamesthirst? Yes indeed, and although many will be celebrating Columbus Day over the weekend and on Monday, for us, it’s Columbus Play.

It’s the weekend, friends!

Blockbuster Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy In US

by Ernice Gilbert on September 24th, 2010, under Hot, NCsoft, News

Facing increasingly stiff competition from video streaming companies like Netflix, Blockbuster’s filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US, with shares of the once powerful game and video rental chain falling 17.5 pct to less than 7 cents.

Prince Of Persia Film Director Says Games Cannot Do Drama

by Ernice Gilbert on July 29th, 2010, under Hot, News, Ubisoft

And here we go again. First it was movie critic Roger Ebert, who claimed that “games can never be art” and now we have movie director Mike Newell, the guy who directed the Prince of Persia flick, stating that games “cannot do drama”.

Fighting words, what does he knows about video games? I’d be checking if my movies had any passion, or drama in it, before I start casting judgment on gaming. Where’s David Cage when you need him.