Hundreds of confused grandpas stormed the beaches of Normandy, France last week, united in their conviction that WWII “is not over.”
GameStop CEO Daniel DeMatteo is taking the company in a new direction. Physical software sales are declining in brick and mortar stores worldwide, and DeMatteo hopes to bring customers back. I sat down with him to learn about GameStop’s business practices and the new policy GameStops around the world are adopting.
In what fans are calling, “about damn time,” Nintendo names Steven Seagal the newest addition to the Super Smash Brothers’ family. Seagal won the honor at a Manhattan charity ball, the proceeds of which went toward the humanitarian relief organization, Actors Without Awards, of which Steven is a lifetime member.
Last weekend, Hidetaka Miyazaki was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction for the item descriptions in Bloodborne. Rumors of infighting among the Nominating Jury were rampant these past weeks, with half the jurors calling the item descriptions, “Brilliant storytelling devices,” and the other half remarking, “We didn’t even read the item descriptions. The game’s story is ass.”
On June fifth, 2017, The Elder Scrolls Online was found dead, floating down the Colorado River with a note that read, “It’s not the same.” Nevada resident and high school senior, Billy Guenther, found the body while jogging early that morning. “At first I worried someone dropped their copy of Skyrim in the river,” Billy told reporters. “The thing looked like Skyrim from far away, but as I got closer, I realized I’d made a huge mistake. It wasn’t Skyrim at all. It was the Elder Scrolls Online. And it wasn’t breathing.”