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Graphic Designer's Judgment Clouded By Desire To Use New Photoshop Plug-In

“Looking at this brochure, it’s obvious Paul just wanted to use the ‘wave’ frame effect from that new PhotoFrame 2.0 software package we got last week,” fellow Blue Moon graphic designer Jared Mahaffey said. “There’s whacked-out, psychedelic edges all over the place–on the photos, on the floor-plan charts, even on the text boxes, for God’s sake.” –Graphic Designer’s Judgment Clouded By Desire To Use New Photoshop Plug-In (The Onion (Satire))

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BioShock

BioShock will be Ken Levine’s magnum opus. It will be his career defining game. It’s ambitious, unusual and aggressive, mixing the high polish expected of a “next generation” shooter, with equal parts storytelling, politics, and philosophy, all wrapped up in a bloody, underwater, 1940′s bow. [...] The most prominent character in BioShock — Andrew Ryan, Rapture’s founder — is an embodiment of a self-centered, free-will political ideology called Objectivism. Objectivism…