One of those crazy weeks where new stuff comes out, and the Internet seems to go insane. On one hand, you have Google dropping their low-cost plan to take over your living room, and Microsoft pulling another 180 on their publishing policies. On the other, you’ve got a ‘gamez opinionist’ attacking a developer to the point where he rage quits the industry, and yet another Kickstarter project failing to materialize. Fun times.Topic of the Week:
Tim’s Japanese doll building empire FTW!
New Nexus 7 with faster processor, more RAM and retina-class display starting at $229.
Chromecast allows streaming to your TV from computers and mobile devices for $35.
Developer web site hacked and taken offline for 8 days.
iPhone 5C packaging revealed?
Smartphone share reaches three year low.
Surface RT prices cut by $150 and MS takes $900 million hit on Q2 earnings.
Teases 4.5w SDP haswell chips for tablets and ultrabooks.
Board game cancelled one year after raising $100,000.
Samsung enters the 1TB SSD market with the 840 Evo.
Paypal credits a US man with 92 Quadrillion dollars.
Mojowijo launches the wiimote vibrating ‘body massager’.
Phil Fish cancels Fez II development abruptly.
Microsoft allowing indie self publishing.
Nintendo bans Japan indie development.
Mad Catz to release Ouya competitor called the Mojo.
Michael Biehn reveals all about Aliens Colonial Marines development.
Activision not forgetting the Wii-U just yet.
Capcom announces Strider HD.
EA finally pays original Madden developer.
EA planning to up next gen gaming prices to £54.99 in the UK.
Battlefield 4 Battlelog details revealed.