Good To Be A Gamer, Episode 104 – Week of 11/14/2011

Recorded 11/20/2011




Star Wars: The Old Republic Logs 1,000,000+ Hours of Beta Testing [IGN]

Infinity Ward Brings Down the Ban Hammer [Game Pro]

Minecraft Officially Released [GameSpy]

Starhawk Closed Beta Starts Tuesday [IGN]
Trailer –

Next Generation Devices Coming in 2012? [Edge]

HiveMind makes your reality the game [VentureBeat]



The ECA (Entertainment Consumers Association)
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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword



Video Game Film Adaptations
Video Games have long been fodder for Hollywood film adaptations, helping to further cement video games as an acceptable form of entertainment among the general public. Sadly, adaptations have not always done justice to video games. There appears to be a resurgence in hollywood’s interest in video games, with current reports of Rampage, Dead Island, Uncharted, and of course, Assassin’s Creed. We have a candid discussion on the history and future of film adaptations.

Why a Killer Deal to Turn the Hit Video Game Assassin’s Creed Into a Movie Has Shocked Hollywood [Vulture]

Dead Island Movie Now A Real Thing [Game Informer]

Naughty Dog Approves of Uncharted Film [Eurogamer]

Rampage Movie Now in Planning Stages [Game Spot]

IGN’s Ultimate Video Game Movie Guide [IGN]


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