According to The Daily Mail, the above image is Al Qaeda's "terrifying vision of a devastated America." It was apparently posted on an Islamic extremists' Web site but nobody in the mainstream press has actually twigged that it's videogame concept art from Fallout 3.
Believing them to be "computer-generated images," this supposed terrorists' wet dream has also hit an Australian news site. The Daily Mail, otherwise known as Britain's favorite toilet paper, takes the prize though for this hilarious piece of writing:
Confirmed -- Bethesda uses terrorist expertise in the creation of its artwork? Since The Mail has a long-running vendetta against videogames, I'm somewhat surprised they didn't find out where the image came from -- Videogames Cause Terrorism seems like a story that's right up their alley. Gotta love journalists.
Bethesda will be putting out its upcoming MMORPG The Elder Scrolls Online on PlayStation 4 in spring 2014, Sony announced this evening. There's a beta in the works -- of course there is -- that will be available exclusively first on PS4. I must hand it to Sony for sprinkling in these one-sentence "We've got an exclusive!" sentences throughout the E3 press conference.more
Yeah, I did a double take, too. Developer Human Head's Prey 2, recently considered vaporware much to the chagrin of all of us who fell head over heels for the Bladerunner-esque title two years ago, resurfaced recently followi...more
Wolfenstein is coming back! The latest take on the classic story once again stars BJ, who has woken up from a coma to discover the Nazis won the war, and taken over the planet. Not just Nazis, but bigass Nazi robots too. We'...more