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A boy in Dallas spent all his savings, money originally tagged for a PS4, on 100 smoke detectors for disadvantaged families after hearing about a mother and child who died in a fire. He's nine and already he's a better person than all of us.
As you probably noticed, it was the Game Boy's 25 birthday yesterday. Here's a brilliant interactive timeline marking out every significant event relating to Nintendo's handhelds, from the first beige brick to the present day DS.
While not technically a member of the studio, Tosh Stashwick was the only named cast member of Uncharted 4. Now he's apparently been recast, joining Amy Hennig, Justin Richmond and Nate Wells as a member of the 'not a Dog anymore' club.
Nate Wells, art director on The Last Of Us, has left the studio. He follows other high profile departures including the Uncharted series' creative director and writer Amy Hennig, and Uncharted 4 director Justin Richmond.
"After about two weeks of jamming we had this goat roaming around a map and wrecking stuff, and we all thought it looked pretty hilarious so we uploaded a video to YouTube and it just caught fire." Coffee Stain Studios CEO Anton Westbergh explains how Goat Simulator came to be.
The Block By Block project is an initiative between the UN and developer Mojang to use Minecraft as a tool to aid urban redevelopment. The project was first announced in 2012, but this year amazing things are happening.
I'm a terrible drummer but even I kinda want this kit created by SJC Custom Drums. The breakdown is: "8x12, 14x16 and 20x22. Custom matte painted pipes finish on shells & Butcher/claw style wood hoops with custom block badges".