[GameSetLinks is GameSetWatch's semi-regular link round-up post, culling from hundreds of weblogs and outlets to compile the most interesting longform writing, links, and criticism on the art and culture of video games.]

Continuing in the long road to catchup on GameSetLinks, we'll start out with Schlaghund taking a good look at Treasure World for DS, a game that is definitely worth taking a look at for its innovative gameplay concepts, despite its relatively shallow nature.

Also in this set of links - a look at seminal pre-MMO Habitat, plus some excellent IGF tips from David Edery, some fun videos from the latest Japanese version of Yakuza, and a look at Planet M.U.L.E., as well as plenty of other randomness.

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Toward better collections, part 3: Treasure World « schlaghund’s playground
Examining Aspyr's underappreciated, still fascinating game.

Apocalypse POW!: Videogame Cinema
'These are films that make use of readily-identifiable gaming tropes and attempt to comment, with varying degrees of success, on the omnipresence of videogames in contemporary society.'

Creatures of Habitat: A Look Back at the First MMO from 1UP.com
'What modern day MMORPGs borrowed from Lucasfilm's ahead-of-its time adventure -- and what they still could learn from it.'

Hardcore Gaming 101 - Blog: Yakuza Kenzan interviews in English
'With the recent confirmation that Yakuza 3 is coming to the west, plus continuing release of information regarding Yakuza 4, I thought now a good time to post links to Eastern Mind's translation of the Yakuza Kenzan production videos.'

Planet M.U.L.E. - First thoughts - The Gameshelf
'Last night I played a couple of games of the brand-new Planet M.U.L.E. - one with some friends over the internet, and one by myself. It is a faithful (sometimes a little too faithful) adaptation of Dani Bunten's original economic simulation from the 1980s.'

1UP's RPG Blog : Wrath of the Lich King's Grand Finale
I didn't know you can't battle the Lich King yet in the expansion of the same name, funny.

Game Tycoon » David Edery's IGF tips
A judge makes some useful comments for entrants.