Here’s a roundup of today’s news found elsewhere on the internet:
Obsidian: Why Fallout: New Vegas crashes (Eurogamer) - Fallout: New Vegas creator Obsidian Entertainment has explained why the sprawling openworld RPG suffers from technical issues – including console-crashing bugs and corrupted save files.
The Bethesda Softworks published game was built with the creaking Gamebryo engine – used to construct The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and Fallout 3 before Fallout: New Vegas.
But Gamebryo wasn't Obsidian's tech - a fact that contributed to New Vegas' well-documented problems, Obsidian said.
Dragon Age 2 has blowjob scene (Eurogamer) - Dragon Age II offers more than a racy bedtime love scene - one clip shows a woman on her knees before a man, evidently intent on performing more than a simple prayer.
Sony extends anti-hacker legal net, plans to subpoena major sites (vg247) - According to court documents received by PSX-SCENE, Sony is ramping its anti-piracy legal activities in an attempt to track down major figures in the homebrew and hacking communities.
Following its case against GeoHot, Dukio reports that Sony is planning to subpoena YouTube, Twitter, PayPal and Slashdot as well as various PlayStation and cracking-centric forums and sites.
Double Fine’s Schafer: Games must “avoid self-censorship” (vg247) - Double Fine boss Tim Schafer has said that games should “avoid self-sensorship,” insisting that funnier games would come as a result if so.
Only One Company Could Rip Off StarCraft This Expertly (Kotaku) - Give it up for Gameloft, creator of fine imitators of the world's biggest games. Their latest, Starfront: Collision, hits the iPhone this week, bringing the StarCraft that Blizzard can't be bothered to make to Apple platforms.