Evening Reading

The last days of Age of Empires developer Ensemble Studios are chronicled in this final blog post from co-founder Bruce Shelley. A sad time for a solid team. Good luck to everyone moving on.

Also, happy birthday Duke Nukem 3D, I guess? For some reason I just can't get behind marking the "birthdays" of videogames. Maybe it's because these birthday celebrations only seem to extend to a few select hardcore PC shooters. I mean, I'm as big a Doom fan as anyone, but where's the party for X-Wing? Who bakes a cake for Mario?

The news from today worth repeating: