IMAGE: A staff preserves the Olympic flame to the lantern during the 'Flame of Recovery' special exhibition at Aquamarine Park in Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan, on Wednesday, March 25, a day after the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was announced due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images … [Read more...] about Olympics: Sadness in Fukushima after torch relay cancelled
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As an example of why this kind of early version archiving might be necessary, Scott came up with a theoretical case of a game featuring an enemy group logo that looks similar to that of a real-life terrorist group. After an outcry, the developer issues an automatic patch to replace the original logo with something more benign. That would be a PR win in the present, but a major loss from a future historian's perspective. "Now we have a revisioning of what happened in the world, and [it becomes] extremely difficult to point to this as an example of anything from cultural imperialism to the nature of politics," Scott said. … [Read more...] about The quest to save today’s gaming history from being lost forever
MICHAEL McDOWELL: “Now that drivers have had some time to get comfortable with making the switch from racing in person to racing in a virtual realm, I can imagine that we will see a lot of hard racing this weekend that is hopefully entertaining for the fans tuning in. My Love’s Travel Stops Ford Mustang is ready to go and I’m excited to be back racing for the second consecutive Sunday. I would also like to thank all of the guys at the shop for working so hard this week to build me a custom simulator to race on. With the overwhelming responses from drivers that are eager to be part of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, most of the simulators in and around the Charlotte, North Carolina area have been either rented out or purchased, leaving me with limited options to be able to compete in the series. Thankfully, my guys were able to put one together for me, so hopefully I can make them proud this weekend.” … [Read more...] about Today’s iRacing Cup race at virtual Texas: Start time and more
At about the same time in Valencia, a journalist who travelled to the match became the second person infected in the region, and it didn’t take long before people who were in contact with him also had the virus, as did Valencia fans who were at the game. … [Read more...] about Game Zero: The ‘biological bomb’ which triggered sport’s global shutdown
Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee president Yoshiro Mori has told international federations that deciding who foots the bill for postponing the Games to 2021 will be a 'major challenge', Olympic news website insidethegames reported on Saturday. … [Read more...] about Who will cover cost of postponing Tokyo Games?