Daily Archives: June 20, 2011

El Shaddai’ demo Impressions

If you’re at all interested in games with unconventional art direction, just go download the demo from Xbox Live or the PlayStation Network. “El Shaddai” is the brainchild of Takeyasu Sawaki, who worked on arty PlayStation 2 and Wii critical darling “Okami.” As you’d expect, it’s a treat to look at.

Storywise, “El Shaddai” is based on the Book of Enoch, an ancient religious text found within the Dead Sea scrolls. Its hero, Enoch, is trying to save the world from a great calamity brought about by seven fallen angels. Read the rest of this entry

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Rapture predictor Harold Camping suffers stroke at 89 years old

Harold Camping, the Family Radio minister who inaccurately predicted that the world would experience Judgment Day last May 21, has suffered a stroke. Camping, the 89-year-old head of the Oakland-based evangelical media company, suffered a stroke on Thursday night after a radio broadcast and was taken to a local hospital, according to a message posted on a Family Radio-oriented Yahoo group by Charlie Menut, station manager of Family Radio affiliate WFME. Read the rest of this entry

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