Sleeping can be fun — necessary even. But what if stuff happens when you're sleeping — game stuff? What are you supposed to to do then? Thankfully we have a solution — While You Were Sleeping, a quick round up of all the news that happened... while you were sleeping.
If you read anything on our site today, I suggest you read this by Ian Bogost - Gamification is Bullshit. It's a great piece on the gamification of... everything!
This is a great look at Jonathan Blow and his attempt to be "pioneering" in the field of game design. Top interview and a top piece of work.
Dead Island appears to have a fair amount of hype around its release, but you might want to read this hands on first - Five Disappointing Things About My First Hours On Dead Island.
Also - PS3 owners get exclusive beta access to the Assassin's Creed multiplayer, and Rock Band 3 has a new publisher!
In Short Jonathan Blow, Opinionated Creator Of Two Video Games, Is Attempting To Be Profound Rock Band 3 Has A New Publisher 5 Disappointing Things About My First Hours On Dead Island PS3 Gets Exclusive Assassin's Creed Revelations Multiplayer Beta Gamification Is Bullshit