Late Night Computing: December 7, 2012

December 7, 2012 gets some Late Night Computing action to help remind you its the weekend.

I'll be spending the weekend adventuring through Assassin's Creed Revelations since Far Cry 3 was re-routed to a jungle island on its way to my house. It almost seems like the game doesn't want me to play it. That's what I get for not buying a digital copy or just hauling my enormous rear end to a retail location. Oh well!

News bits:

  • Bring Star Trek to life with your very own medical tricorder, aiming to materialize at the end of 2013. [via Gizmodo]

  • A look back at every zombie death over three seasons of The Walking Dead. Spoilers are everywhere, beware. [via National Post]

  • Tyler-Smith says you're a mutant. And you, too. Prove him wrong. [via NPR]

  • Andy Serkis discusses how new motion capture technology improved The Hobbit and his character Gollum. [via Wired]

  • Taiwan's Next Media Animation presents its twisted take on the John McAfee saga. [via The Guardian]

Chatty posts of the moment.

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  • "FTL Late-To-The-Party-Type-People. I unlocked the Rock Cruiser last night and now I need to figure out how best to use it. I have a pretty bad-assed Rock-man boarding party, but I also have this fire laser too. How do you employ fire lasers effectively? I feel like if I've got enough control of their shields to let the fire laser blast through, it's already game over for the other side. So. Fire lasers? Yes or no? What makes a good combo there? " [by Caboose]

  • "Planetside 2. I've warmed to this game. Though I have little patience for the straight trolling, I wanna earn some [certifications]. Gonna be hard pressed to split my time between this, MWO and LOL now." [by squigiliwams]

Nightly file.

  • Planets under Attack demo 1.0."'Planets under Attack' is an upcoming project from the same Targem Games development team responsible for the famous chess simulation title, 'Battle vs Chess.' This strategy-minded team has ditched the chess board in favor of the wide and wild expanses of space, taking the battle to new frontiers that will challenge both strategy newbies and veterans alike." Download the demo for Windows or Mac.


Mars: War Logs teaser trailer:

Dive into the cyberpunk world of Mars: War Logs as Roy will ultimately determine the fate of the entire colony.

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance unveils two new gameplay trailers for Raiden and Mafutisu to go along with our preview, Big Boi and B.O.B. preview their theme for Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel, get funky with Kinect Party, and Ace of Spades details the commando.

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