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Launching a new site makes you think hard about the state of the games media. If you're interested in why we do what we do here at Kotaku UK, I wrote a blog post over at Gamasutra addressing the question: what's the point of video game journalism?
It's no, okay. The answer's no. The sum total of your time in Westeros would be a wet gurgle and a shot of your lifeless face bouncing off the ground. That's assuming anyone even notices your passing. So remember that as you lie your way through this flow chart.
I'm not sure Ubi has seen most people play (jazz hands! Drinking!) but that hasn't stopped it adding Just Dance as an event in the Electronic Sports World Cup. That's right: competitive pretend dancing.
On the one hand, the care and dedication that's gone into recreating He-Man as an indie side scrolling arcade game is enough to bring a tear to my eye. On the other, as a commenter points out, "you do know that something called 'copyright' exists?"
You might have missed the League Of Legends Championship Series selling out Wembley last weekend because almost exactly no one reported on it. Check out the pictures if you want to see what arena sized gaming looks like.
Aiden Pearce's magic phone might not be so magic after all. A series of reports released by security firms have revealed a remote control hack being found in the wild that does a lot of the game's tricks.
Sure, stuff like Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus look amazing, but never forget that while you put your digital body in a beautiful virtual world you leave your gawping, flailing actual frame in the rubbish real one for all to see.