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Mark Fossen Interview

Our own Mark Fossen was interviewed at Bloggasm. Make sure you check it out!
Blogasm: "How did you come to be a part of so many different online writing projects?"
Mark: "Happy accidents, and an inability to say “no”. Though I have a background in theatrical criticism, I hadn’t really considered writing until after being on the technical staff at Operation Sports for some time. I eventually decided I’d like to give reviewing a try and built from there. Sports games is a pretty limited field, however, and I began to feel the need to flex my writing muscles a bit with more frequent and varied reviews. Like most things, the way to get better at writing is to do it, and do it frequently. I was just coming back to comic books after a long time away, and decided to open Focused Totality to work on daily writing about an artform that that can support the reflective writing that I hoped to do more of. When the Managing Editor of Operation Sports, Shawn Drotar, mentioned opening a new gaming site that could focus on more in-depth writing, I went along for the ride and helped launch 5WG."

Motorstorm Gameplay Movie Clips (PS3)

Playsyde has posted some gameplay movie clips from Motorstorm.
"It's now my turn to upload a few videos from the Micromania Games Show. I still have a lot of issues with my new camcorder so they are not as good as usual, but they will have to do."

SPEED To Show Forza 2 Mini-Series (360)

360Monster has the scoop.
"The US motorsports tv network, SPEED, is to show a live-action mini-series based on Forza Motorsport 2. The four episode series, called Forza Motorsport Showdown, will follow a group of racers battling it out to win a $100,000 winner-takes-all prize by competiting in a number of different motorsports."

Test Drive Unlimited Fact Sheet, Screenshots Released (PSP)

Head on over to PSP World for the goods.
"Test Drive Unlimited is the first ever fully online racing experience for PSP, placing an incredible line up of licensed cars from 30+ of the world’s most exclusive manufacturers into the hands of gamers. With unique online play, Test Drive Unlimited is the first PSP racing game to allow gamers to play via the internet, with no compromise to the gameplay experience. Players connect to a server via WiFi, then challenge any racer anywhere in the world and battle it out to the finish line."

Need For Speed Carbon Content (360)

Major Nelson has the scoop.

Question of the Day

Are you a fan of the NBA?

I love it, although there wasn't much for me to cheer about last night as the Pistons lost. Way to go Sheed! Start the season off on a good note, why don't you!

Other Stuff...
Happy Birthday to the following OS'ers!
Howie75 (36), Smokez4DAyz (32), HMMurdock311 (27), Spectre (22), CherryPopper44 (20)

Member Comments
# 1 MachoMyers @ 11/02/06 08:25 AM
I'm a big college basketball fan but I always watch and follow the NBA mostly to keep track of all the players I loved in college.

Example, I'm from Washington, therefore the Charlotte Bobcats are my favorite team
# 2 The GIGGAS @ 11/02/06 08:27 AM
Sure, I guess I like NBA... not nearly as much as NFL, NCAA FB, NCAA BB, and MLB... but if nothing else is on I guess I'll watch. I have more tolerance for the Wizards though.

Steve, you're doing awesome with this stuff! I just wanted to throw you some props.
# 3 ExtremeGamer @ 11/02/06 08:29 AM
QOTD - I love the NBA, hate the horrid free throw shooting.
# 4 Pete1210 @ 11/02/06 09:03 AM
QOTD: Yes. That horrid foul shooting by Memphis saved the Knicks last night.
# 5 Steve_OS @ 11/02/06 09:09 AM
Originally Posted by The GIGGAS
Steve, you're doing awesome with this stuff! I just wanted to throw you some props.
Thanks bro.
# 6 cbgatorade0202 @ 11/02/06 09:09 AM
QOTD: I dont barely ever watch NBA at all but I keep up with the Standings, the Scores and I like to watch the Heat when there in HD just to watch Shaq and Wade. I love college basketball much more.
# 7 ofdman @ 11/02/06 09:38 AM
qotd: I really dont care for the NBA that much. However, I LOVE BB video games! That is, except the Live series

I haven't watched a whole BB game on tv since the late 80's.

Love the NFL!

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