Ridley Scott comments on Epic's parody of his 1984 Apple ad

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Ridley Scott comments on Epic's parody of his 1984 Apple ad

I was not aware of this, but the famous 1984 ad for the Apple Macintosh computer was directed by Ridley Scott—and yes, that's the Ridley Scott, the director of Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, and a bunch of other films you may have heard of. It seems a bit odd now, but as noted in this Variety story from 2015 he's actually produced a number of well-known advertisements over the years out of the Ridley Scott Associates production company he founded with his brother Tony in 1968.

Fall Guys raises $1 million for Special Effect charity

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Fall Guys raises $1 million for Special Effect charity

Two weeks ago Fall Guys tapped into the brand madness on Twitter, challenging the various corporations that were tirelessly pitching Fall Guys costume concepts to donate to charity. The deal was, the top bidder after two weeks would get a Fall Guys skin added to the battle royale, with the money going to Special Effect, a charity dedicated to improving the lives of gamers with disabilities.

Beautiful noir platformer White Shadows adapts Animal Farm, but in a strangely cute way

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Beautiful noir platformer White Shadows adapts Animal Farm, but in a strangely cute way

White Shadows looks like Limbo meets Metropolis, with visually stunning results. It is a 2D platformer in front of a 3D background, and will feature some staples of creepy platformers you have seen in Limbo, namely swinging cages to hold on to and pits full of rotating saw blades. It's not just a Limbo clone, though. Not only does the combination of 3D backgrounds and black and white art result in some stunning visuals, the game is also apparently a loose adaptation of George Orwell's Animal Farm (no, not that adaptation of Orwell's Animal Farm. That one's an adventure game by the makers of Reigns.).

Here's 12 minutes of The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon DLC Gameplay

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Here's 12 minutes of The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon DLC Gameplay

First announced during the Xbox Games Showcase with a delightfully pulpy trailer, The Outer Worlds' first DLC out of a total two, named Peril on Gorgon, got a gameplay trailer with some short commentary by game director Carrie Patel. The DLC introduces the asteroid Gorgon, a whole new setting where a whoopsie with harmful science experiments to have taken place, morphing inhabitants and animals alike into warped monsters. Sent to Gorgon to find out how a promising scientific invention turned into a highly potent drug, the crew of the Unreliable of course need to shoot and saw their way through the colony in search for answers.