Microsoft is Metacritic’s Best Game Publisher 2011

According the Critic Aggregator Metacritic, Microsoft was the highest rated video game publisher in 2011, beating out Nintendo and Sony respectively. The software giant had 90+ critic scores of Forza 4 and Gears of War. However, most of their lead comes from XBLA games such as Iron Brigade and Joe Danger: Special Edition. Rounding out the top five were Nintendo, Sony Entertainment, Electronic Arts, and Square Enix. You can check out the full report here.


Source LazyGamer.

It’s All in the Game as Students Pitch to Their Industry Peers – VFS Blog

Grads of the Vancouver Film School’s Game design program have posted their projects for their presentations to industry professionals. Among the projects were the facebook game Zombie-Kiri as well as more atmospheric pieces like Falling to Pieces and In Plain Sight. Links to all of the projects can be found here.

SourceVFS Blog.

Battlestar GalactiBash at Experience Music Project Seattle

Like all good things and the Superlative TV series before it, the Battlestar Galactica Exhibit is winding down at the Experience Music Project Museum in Seattle this on March 4, 2012. To commemorate the exhibit, the EMP museum is hosting Battlestar GalactiBash at Sky Church this Friday in conjunction with Geeks Who Drink and Geekgirlcon. Wear your Duty Blues and play a round of Pyramid with special guests including Tahmoh Penikett (Cpt. Karl ‘Helo’ Agathon), David Weddle (writer, producer), and Glenne Campbell (costume designer). Tickets can be purchased from Brown Paper Tickets.