Harmonix let go of 13% of its staff today in a surprising turn, given the success of The Beatles: Rock Band and that fact that we all think of Harmonix as the video-game industry's own utopian paradise in which nothing ever goes wrong.
The official statement is that the layoffs were part of "re-structuring to better align our staffing to best suit our product development plans and schedules moving forward," and that most of the positions cut were in QA -- except we know that at least one staff designer got a pink slip as well.
Don't worry -- the nudity-free trailer above for The Saboteur is perfectly safe for work.
But here's a link to a video that definitely isn't.
The Saboteur's main character frequents a strip club called Belle de Nuit. The strippers inside will be wearing pasties, unless you choose to download the nudity pack.
Iron Man 2 pictures have been making the rounds. We've known about War Machine for a while, but now we finally get to see Scarlett Johanssen rocking red threads and a catsuit. People seem a lot more excited about her picture than the other three. Why on earth could that be?
The movie already had one cute redhead -- Pepper Potts, the Good Girl to Tony Stark's Bad Boy.
Winter is coming, as the Starks would say, and you know what that means -- toys! We geeks love our toys, especially big-kid versions of old favorites. But when it comes to geek gift-giving, you have got to know what kind of geek you’re shopping for -- or you might end up giving the wrong toy entirely, and that would just be awkward.
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