R.T.F.A.* Monday: A Whole New Week!

nycc.jpgAny week that ends with a comic book convention is a good week. Here in New York the NY Comic Con kicks off this Friday, and it will hopefully be bigger and better than last year. With a little something for comic book fans and gamers alike NYCC it should help make this week fly by. To kick this week off right, here are our link picks:

Stephen's Pick:

"Revenue is vanity. Profit is the goal." Capcom marketing manager Christian Svensson expands on comments he made to our own Patrick Klepek, and winds up revealing a whole lot about how games are sold, how publishers and retailers deal with each other and when it's a poor decision to make a TV ad for a game. The knowledge is dropped here and here. It will make you smarter.

Jason's Pick:

Game Informer's List of 150 Things For Gamers To Do Before You Can't: With new games coming out every week, how can you know what you need to accomplish before you die (or get married, or have kids). There's nothing like a to-do list 150 items long. It's time to get cracking.

Patrick's Pick:

How To Swiftly Defeat "StarCraft"'s A.I.: Play Against The Terrans: I haven't touched "StarCraft" in a great many years, but at least I know how to smack down the computer when it comes time to pre-hype for "StarCraft II."

Tracey's Pick:

Wrath of the Lich King is in alpha: Late last week news broke that the new "WoW" expansion is in alpha, which has people speculating on the game's release date (it could be as soon as this Fall). Mila Kunis, Macaulay Culkin and I will be waiting...