Gaming

  • People are still crazy about Pokemon Go

    People are still crazy about Pokemon Go

    If you’re still playing Pokemon Go, then you’ve likely invested enough time and energy to care about this DIY Pokemon Go helmet. Before we go any further, this video is obviously for fun and isn’t available for sale — worth mentioning since I’m sure more than a few people actually got excited about this. YouTuber (and self-proclaimed Queen of Shitty Robots)… Read More

  • Minecraft comes to VR today with Windows 10 Edition beta

    Minecraft comes to VR today with Windows 10 Edition beta

    Minecraft is now ready for its virtual reality debut: The update for the Minecraft Windows 10 Beta that adds VR support is available today. It’s a free update for people who already own the Windows 10 Edition Beta version of the game, but you can also get on board if you purchase the beta edition now. There’s support for windows and mice, if you’re good enough at operating… Read More

  • Watch what happens when a theme park dies in Fallout 4’s Nuka-World trailer

    Watch what happens when a theme park dies in Fallout 4’s Nuka-World trailer

    Fallout 4’s latest expansion, Nuka-World, is coming ton August 30, and puts you smack dab in the middle of a decrepit, low-rent Disney World snatched right from your nightmares. It does look like a blast, with animatronic wonders and a variety of different themed park sections to explore. New quests are included in the DLC, as well as new item and building options so you can make your… Read More

  • Pokémon Go cracks down on cheaters with lifetime bans

    Pokémon Go cracks down on cheaters with lifetime bans

    Pokémon Go cheaters will now be permanently banned from playing the popular game, according to updated wording in the game’s terms of service. Niantic Labs, the game’s developer, writes that accounts can be banned for cheating, including by “falsifying your location, using emulators, modified or unofficial software and/or accessing Pokémon GO clients or backends in an… Read More

  • PlayStation 4’s new beta software reduces clutter, improves multitasking

    PlayStation 4’s new beta software reduces clutter, improves multitasking

    The beta for PlayStation 4’s 4.00 operating system arrives tomorrow for those enrolled, and Sony wants to give everyone a preview of what it brings to the table. The most noteworthy features are improved library organization, as well as UI tweaks that mean the Share and Quick Menus don’t drop you out of the gaming action. Folders are new in PS4 v 4.00, letting you group… Read More

  • The Pokémon Go influence on new tech Crunch Network

    The Pokémon Go influence on new tech

    Pokémon Go has changed the trajectory of the world on a scale just slightly smaller than Google Search and Facebook — but it will be felt through all industries in the coming years. It looks like a simple game that incorporates a few unique and compelling features. But this game has taken technologies from niche research and gaming communities and thrust them into the world’s… Read More

  • Having conquered Chess and Go, the robots move to master Foosball

    Having conquered Chess and Go, the robots move to master Foosball

    We’ve come a long way since the days of selecting a CPU player for the other Pong paddle, tank or hand-to-hand combatant. Now the computers are taking it to us, in meatspace, and seemingly no tabletop activity is safe from their depredations. The latest to succumb to computer domination? Foosball. Read More

  • Morrissey thinks his gory new anti-meat mobile game is more important than ‘Pokémon Go’

    Morrissey thinks his gory new anti-meat mobile game is more important than ‘Pokémon Go’

    Songster and perpetual master of subtlety Morrissey has teamed up with pals at PETA to produce This Beautiful Creature Must Die, a mobile and desktop browser-based app that turns saving cuddly 8-bit farm animals from a gruesome death into a fun, Tetris-like puzzle game. Morrissey believes his bloody new anti-meat mobile game is more important than “Pokémon Go.”
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  • New Pokémon in Sun and Moon include sad fish, surfing Raichu

    New Pokémon in Sun and Moon include sad fish, surfing Raichu

    Please, please let me visit the room where new Pokémon are created. I want to know exactly what was going on when the team came up with Wishiwashi, a small, sad fish that becomes a group of slightly less sad fish when it reaches a certain level. Wishiwashi is one of three entirely new Pokémon revealed today for the upcoming Pokémon Sun and Moon games for Nintendo 3DS. The other all-new… Read More