In Other News – 30 August 2016

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I was going to use Schnitzengruben as the header image for today’s Tasty Tuesday, but I’ve already had 15 – and 15’s my limit on Schnitzengruben. Instead, you’re getting a real life Wonka bar. Of course, the now-passed legendary actor Gene Wilder took the role of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, and made it his own. There was just something special about Wilder’s delivery. That clam exterior that just barely hid the sort of manic explosiveness he was capable of. Rest in peace, your brilliant bastard.

In Other News: Watch the samurai in For Honor, Ubisoft wants top Division players to help with the next patch and what happens when you drop the bass.

Here’s the news we didn’t post because we were too busy stealing fizzy lifting drinks.


Road-trip survival game Overland selling ‘first access’ tomorrow
Steam insists No Man’s Sky is not getting special refund treatment
A lot of classic Sierra adventure games got added to Steam today
iPhone 7 and PS4 Neo reveals to take place on same day
Fallout 4 Nuka-World dev diary talks gangs, quantum paddle balls
For Honor: watch a samurai make an incredible comeback in Dominion mode
Ubisoft is picking The Division players to send to Sweden to help with the next patch
World of Warcraft player creates website to help new players with raids, dungeons and more in Legion


Ash from Pokémon is insanely strong
Nintendo has a stellar new Galaxy 3DS design
Dig through the archives of a closed developer
When bass fishing features go wrong: a cautionary tale


What’s on at The Movies

Win double tickets to BLAIR WITCH
Chinese filmgoers protest JASON BOURNE 3D screenings
We review THE SHALLOWS – Deeply thrilling… mostly
There is a message in these TV spots and clip for THE MECHANIC: RESURRECTION

Last Updated: August 30, 2016

Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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