Tuesday Shorts: 8-bit Fable, Oddworld, Smell-o-Vision, L4D2

Tuesday, 22 February 2011 13:09 GMT By Johnny Cullen

It’s Tuesday lunchtime. Don’t you even think about touching that packet of barbecue Hoola Hoops until you’ve read today’s news that aren’t worth covering on their own, Gringo.

  • Someone’s made what Fable would look like if it was 8-bit. It was created by a Lionhead community moderator. There’s a video on Joystiq.
  • Move’s been hacked to be able to detect the Earth’s rotation with a turntable. There’s more over on Engadget.
  • Valve’s going back to original mutations for Left 4 Dead 2 instead of community-made modes. Find out why on the L4D blog.
  • Remember the Metroid Prime art from Sunday? There’s more of it on GAF.
  • There’s a smell-o-vision device – the ScentScape – that’s coming for PC. WoW will be the first game that supports it. There’s more on it at 1UP.
  • A 23-year old blind gamer from Colorado managed to complete Oddworld: Abe’s Exodus by using sound only. More on the Oddworld site.
  • Sega’s introduced something known as “Wappy Dog”. It’ll communicate to the Activision game of the same name for DS. More on Engadget.
  • Team Ninja boss Yosuke Hayashi has discussed the controls in detail for Dead or Alive: Dimensions for 3DS. Siliconera has more.
  • The US PS Blog has details of iFun4All’s Paper Wars: Cannon Fodder, apparently “the worst game of all time.”