While You Were Sleeping

I dreamed I was a pirate last night. Specifically, Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Carribean. I immediately keelhauled myself, naturally. But anyway, here are the news items you missed while you were dreaming too.

Have you ever wondered what the real origins of Christmas are? This video reveals the truth behind the western world's biggest holiday, alongside 26 other holiday traditions. Hug A Gamer Day is curiously absent.

According to Japanese gaming mag Weekly Famitsu, the PlayStation Vita is the most sought-after console among readers this Christmas. Mind you, the PS4 and Xbox One aren't actually available over there yet, so it's a bit of a one horse race, innit?

Namco Bandai has announced delays for its upcoming PS3 game Soulcalibur Lost Swords. Apparently, they can't find the swords. Ace Combat Infinity has also been delayed.

This is too cool. LEGO has unveiled a full-sized, driveable car made entirely out of LEGO bricks — including the engine, which uses compressed air to propel the vehicle. Is it to late to change my Christmas list to Santa?

Gavriil Klimov is a concept and 3D artist who has worked for clients like Kojima Productions, Treyarch, Blizzard and Pixar. Click here to gorge upon his artistic wares.

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