In Other News – 11 November 2014

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Bacon

I don’t think there’s any greater contribution to the culinary arts, than bacon. It’s a meal that has been around since god knows when, a dish fit for kings and easily acquired by peasants. Whether you like it as limp or crispy, you can’t possibly go wrong with bacon.

The best bacon that I’ve ever had, came from a stay at the Anaheim Hilton last year during BlizzCon. It was crispy, but not hardened to a point that it would break your teeth. It was candied, but still maintaining enough of that gloriously unhealthy oil to give it that extra flavour,making for a popular dish that had people lining up. I’ve also encountered some absolutely dazzling (and similar) pork rashers from my local butcher, which I’ve braaied and feasted on, with tears running down my face thanks to the sheer burst of flavour. So braai or fry, you can’t go wrong with bacon. [Ed’s note: Yes, bacon is grand, delicious stuff – but the internet’s fascination with this fine cured meat makes no sense]

In Other News: The Banner saga heads to the PS4, Sonic Booms in some bugs, Mega Man is going to take all your money, reaching 100% on a game and a Sharknado returns.

Here’s the news that we didn’t post today, because we were too busy bringing home the bacon.

News

The Halo channel is now available to download on Xbox One
First Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare patch released
Halo 5 Guardians beta is 720p, 60fps
The Banner Saga is headed to PS4
Sonic and Mega Man headline next wave of Amiibo figures
17 songs pulled from GTA San Andreas in latest Steam update
Sonic Boom’s game breaking bugs are delightfully anticlimactic

Stuff

The colourful characters of Overwatch
Movies struggle with something gaming knows well: Getting information to the viewer
What I’ve learnt on my way to hundred-percenting my first game
Digital Foundry vs the Evolve Alpha

Videos

Lords of the Fallen – Dev Diary: The feel
Hajime No Ippo: The Fighting – Debut trailer
WWE 2K15 – What a maneuver: Episode-2

What’s on at The Movies

Caeser to become an Ape moses, says director Matt Reeves
Jonathan Nolan adapting Asimov’s Foundation for HBO
We Review Sharknado 2 – More sharks, more nado
Evil Dead to return as a TV series, reunites Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell
Skyline sequel lands Frank Grillo and The Raid’s stars! First plot details and  poster revealed
Toby Kebbell reveals the new origin for Doctor Doom in Fantastic Four
Margot Robbie cast as Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad

Model: If you’re Jamaican, Beer Can.

Last Updated: November 11, 2014

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