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Modern Warfare - the politically correct version

As we all know computergames get blamed for loads of evil things in the world - usually by people who apparently have forgotten that when they were young the same was said about the new rock music they were listening to and the comic books that they were reading...

Anyways - some software developers are now trying to work a "less violence" angle into their games - more or less successful:

Gaming... OF THE FUTURE!

What do you get if you ask a bunch of crazy geeks for their predictions about the gaming industry? Another great article on cracked, that's what. Here's my submissions for it:

If Video Game Characters Could Switch Powers

In videogames you have all kinds of weapons and powers and upgrades - but what, if you could gain powers from *other* games too? That was the theme for this photoplasty at cracked - and these are my entries for it, with Mario making it in the final article. :)

Still Alive

Ok, usually I just post movies, but this time I need to send a warning ahead: If you, in the future, plan to play the game Portal and don't like spoilers, then don't read on and skip the movie - you'll be seeing it anyways... Oh, and don't read the explanation too...

These are the end credits of Portal which basically blew me away (see below):

(written by Jonathan Coulton (

Here's a little background information:

Portal is a 3d ego puzzle game. Using the perspective every shooterfan will recognize at once (actually using the fine Halflife 2 graphics engine) it manages to be really tense and at times rather scary without any spacemutants out to eat your guts, guns and crowbars...