The Most Amazing PS3 Case Mod Ever, or a Big Waste of a PS3?

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268w ago - If you're an Alien fan, this may be the most amazing PS3 case mod ever. If not, this little homemade horror may seem like the biggest waste of a PlayStation 3 console ever.

To quote: The tattoo artist/case modder responsible for this creation used (and burned himself with) super heated epoxy putty and Games Workshop's Chaos Black paint for the finish. He had to settle for a layer of gloss instead of sanding it – it sounds (and looks like) a pain to smooth out.

The sculpt is as hard as a metal casting and permanently welds itself to everything, especially the plastic top. And it's only on the top panel and door so he can switch it out if he gets a new one.

And if anyone's interested, this is how I explained it to him; It takes ALOT more work than a portrait tattoo, which I would charge $300 for. So if I had to do something like this again... $300.
 

SCE's MacDonald: Video Game Courses are a Waste of Time

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295w ago - The UK's daily mail is relighting the fire once again with a report that computer game degrees are useless, with employers arguing that they do not equip students with the basic maths, art and animation skills needed for a career in the business.

Jamie MacDonald, the vice-president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Europe, said: 'I can't remember the last time I employed someone from them.'

To quote: But Skillset, the body that represents the 'creative media' industry, has only approved four courses as fully meeting employers' needs.

Jamie MacDonald, the vice-president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Europe, said: 'I can't remember the last time I employed someone from them.'

Meanwhile Britain, which gave the world Lara Croft, the heroine of Tomb Raider, is losing its hold on the global games market, worth an estimated £18billion a year. More than 200 British firms

are backing 'Games Up?' - a campaign to highlight threats to the UK industry, such as a shortage of suitable graduates.

David Braben of the Frontier Developments studio said he was 'shocked and surprised' at how little some graduates knew.

The Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills said it was down to...
 







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