Thursday, September 23, 2021
Enlarge / It's a beta! A beta that will take your money. Valve's next video game, a card-battling computer game called Artifact, will be a tricky one to review for a few reasons. For one, it inevitably comes with the baggage of being "Valve's next video game." Whatever Artifact is, it isn't one of the…
Coming May 11, 2019. A brief look at a more depressed Detective Pikachu. Only Detective Pikachu's handler can understand his voice (Ryan Reynolds). Everyone else just hears a "Pika, Pika!" shout. I'm getting some real Howard the Duck vibes from that CGI Psyduck down there. Jigglypuff, seen here flexing his "make people fall asleep" powers.…
President Donald Trump says his administration was "looking at" antitrust proceedings against tech giants Amazon, Facebook, and Google. In an interview with Axios' Jonathan Swan and Jim VandeHei on the news site's premiere HBO show Sunday night, Trump said the European Union's $5 billion fine against Google made him consider pursuing regulation. "You look at…
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor Alec Baldwin, most recently famous for his impersonations of U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged on Friday after a fight over a New York parking spot, police said. The “30 Rock” sitcom actor, 60, “assaulted someone for a parking spot that they were both going for,” New York Police Department…
High-profile television actors are commanding salaries as high as $1 million per episode, according to a new report. And elaborate set design and tracking shots aren’t the only reason why. Variety says that California’s recent ban on prospective employers asking job candidates for salary histories has considerably raised television pay. Studios can no longer negotiate…
THERE is nothing remarkable about the fact that America will go to the polls next month with mass murder hanging over it. It is a first-world country with a third-world gun-death rate. Nor is it unusual that the killing of 11 people in a synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27th was instantly politicised. One party…
Well, we've never seen this version of the Wii remote before! Behold: a GameCube port on a wired Wii-like controller. Yahoo Auctions This controller comes with a sensor bar, meant to plug into a GameCube's memory-card port. This image includes the final Wii sensor bar for comparison's sake. This one-handed "nunchuk" controller looks nearly identical…
“Venom,” a character from the comic-book world of “Spider-Man,” topped the box office for a second weekend, breathing life into Sony Pictures’ superhero movie plans. The surprise hit, which overcame poor reviews, collected $35.7 million in theaters in the U.S and Canada, ComScore Inc. estimated in an email Sunday. It beat three new movies, including…
Snapchat has had its signature filters to make selfies pop a little extra for awhile, but now even pets can take advantage of the fun. The messaging app just unveiled its new Cat Lenses feature. Cat Lenses allows you to put filters on your cat, which was previously reserved only for human faces, of course.…
Enlarge / "You know what I really enjoy? Testing subjects with video games. Or just testing in general." Valve SoftwareBelow, you’ll find the second installment of the After On podcast interview with University of California, San Francisco neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley and his trailblazing work to develop the medical potential that may be latent in video…