Late Night Computing: October 4, 2012

By Tyler J. Smith, Oct 04, 2012 5:00pm PDT

Oh, October 4, 2012. We barely knew ye. Time for Late Night Computing.

Hello there, Internet minions. How's the day going? Fear not, the weekend is almost here. I know you're excited to get your hands on next week's big releases, but stay with me for a few minutes. At least consider it? No? Ok then, read a few of these entertaining links before heading out.

News bits:

  • AbleGamers plans to open its first accessible arcade in Washington, DC. [via Forbes]

  • Do you suffer from Internet Use Disorder? Chances are, if you're reading this, you probably do. Put that tablet down and get off my lawn! [via WPIX]

  • In the market for a new job? Learn about the most revealing interview questions to help you consider things from a slightly different perspective. [via Referly]

  • Does the academic industry need to consider free online education for students? [via MIT]

  • Hungry Hungry Hippos, Action Man, and Monopoly will hit the silver screen courtesy of Hollywood. Candyland left to rot in the corner. [via LA Times]

Chatty posts of the moment.

Make sure you log-in and check your filters if you can't see the following:

  • "Well, I pre-ordered XCOM and I never played the originals. What am I in for?" [by JynnanTonnyx]

  • "So, my girlfriend was trying to play Borderlands 2 online yesterday. I guess one of my friends said she's too high level to play in their game? This seems a little weird, since if you don't do sidequests immediately, you are generally a few levels past them anyways? I think it may be a 5 level difference. Does this strike anyone else as kind of weird?" [by ryuuseki]

Nightly file.

  • Carrier Command: Gaea Mission demo 1.0. "Experience the unique Carrier Command: Gaea Mission gameplay by leading two demo-exclusive assaults on the islands of Thermopylae and Granite. Jump into the adrenaline-pumping combat by flying Mantas, driving Walruses and using tactics to guide your units". Download the free demo here.

Media.

Trials Evolution Origin of Pain launch trailer:

Haven't you suffered enough? No? Well, good thing, because Origin of Pain for Trials Evolution is coming your way.

Hit the court with your favorite professional basketball players with the NBA 2K13 launch trailer, get buddy buddy with two green goofballs in the new Of Orcs and Men trailer, and enjoy new screenshots for Forza Horizon, Worms Revolution, Spy Hunter, Total War: Rome II, and Happy Wars.

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