While You Were Sleeping

This is the special weekend edition of While You Were Sleeping, a aggregation of all the news that happened while you were away in the happiest two days of the week. Presumably you were frolicking in a meadow full of daisies, and that was very, very naughty. You should have been playing videogames.

In lieu of crabs, I'm forced to post pictures of this sleazy guy, who I imagine to be the real life equivalent of the "What're ya buyin'?" NPC. I don't like what it's come to, either.

Here's a hands-on of the upcoming 2D brawler Dragon's Crown, which just plain look freakin' boss.

In response to an open letter posted about Kotaku, Ian Mahar takes a look at mental illness in games, and the stigmatising language surrounding it.

I've had Overgrowth on my list of games to keep an eye on for ages, because I like rabbit-on-rabbit violence. In celebration of its 200th alpha build, it has a video showing us how it looks.

Probably the biggest news to happen over the weekend is Fez creator Phil Fish leaving the industry and cancelling Fez 2, after a Twitter argument with one of those internet vlog ranty types. We'll see if it sticks.

And, self-published indie games might not just be for the Xbox One. According to the makers of Pinball Arcade, they games might be coming to the 360 as well.

In Short

Amazingly, A One-Man Studio Is Responsible For This Beautiful RTS Super Mario Recreations Of Famous Surrealist Paintings Are Magnifique Ride To Hell Has Serious Issues, So It's Perfect For Animated GIFs The Year In JRPGs So Far (Part Two) Minecraft Is Now 'Mine-Crack', Says Local News Everywhere The US Navy's Found A Use For Kinect: Stop Sexual Assault Big-League eSports Team Owner Among Those Charged In Huge Hacking Case


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