Forget Europe. Put Canada out of your mind. New Zealand? Not a chance. No, Australia will be host to first international Penny Arcade Expo, if comments today from proprietors Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik are to be believed.
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Yesterday's Q&A with Guild Wars 2 content designer Mike Zadorojny painted the development of next month's blockbuster MMO in broad strokes. Today ArenaNet releases a series of videos that break the game's design down to four core components: dynamic events, player versus player, personal story and combat.
If you fancy yourself a whiz with the M4A1, a crack shot with a .50 cal or your team's designated tree cutter when a MK46 is in your hands, Southern Event Management is giving you the opportunity to put your skills to the test in a bid to collect a cool $2000. All you have to do is play lots and lots of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
What happens someone who grew up on the N64 makes art? You get Cammy, Sub-Zero and GI Joe rolling up on Mario's stomping grounds in tanks. That's part of what you'll see in the premise of Jonathan Monaghan's The Sacrifice of the Mushroom Kings, which is currently showing at the Curator's Office gallery in Washington DC.
Because we somehow neglected to post it this week, the Independent Games Festival (IGF) has announced the finalists for this year's IGF Awards, which will be held at the Game Developers' Conference in San Francisco in March.
You did vote to get your favourite games into The Art of Video Games exhibit, didn't you? If not, don't crying that Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom didn't make it into the show. Anyway, we're only two short months away from the exhibit's opening of at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Smithsonian's announced that they're holding a two-day celebration.