Hello hello. Where does the time go, eh? It's Thursday already? How did that happen. Welcome to While You Were Sleeping, a quick round up of the news coming in overnight.
Okay hold on to your metaphorical hats (or your real hat, if you're wearing one) apparently a new report is stating that the next Xbox requires the internet — fair enough — and that it also blocks used games. What? I seriously doubt this. Big retail partners like Gamestop in the US would surely lose their minds at this decision. But then again, it is Edge and they don't tend to report things willy nilly. Interesting.
This is mighty purty. It's an artist's impression of what a future link and Zelda could look like. I think it looks awesome.
What else? The Sandy Hook state representative is proposing a 'Sin Tax' on M-Rated games. Bizarre. This is a look at Media Molecule's newest baby and this is an incredible Transformers snow sculpture.
In Short Report: Next Xbox Requires Internet, Blocks Used Games Tearaway Is A Great Love Letter To Your Fingers An Idea Of What A Future Link And Zelda Could Look Like Sandy Hook's State Rep Proposes Sin Tax On M-Rated Games Enormous Transformers Snow Sculpture Will Blow Your Mind