Fill Up Your Steam Library With Humble's 18th Indie Bundle

Fill Up Your Steam Library With Humble's 18th Indie Bundle Humble’s going back to its roots this week with its 18th Indie Bundle, and its first since last August. There’s no overriding theme here, and it’s not centered around a certain developer or type of game – it’s just great indie games that you can […]

Chinese internet giant Tencent is building an eSports park

Chinese internet giant Tencent is building an eSports park Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent has made some big moves to boost its profile among online gamers, not the least of which involved purchasing SuperCell, maker of the hit mobile game "Clash of Clans", for a reported $10.2 billion. On Tuesday, Ten… Source: Engadget Link: Chinese internet […]

Recommended Reading: What if there were a PBS of social networks?

Recommended Reading: What if there were a PBS of social networks? The Case for a Taxpayer-Supported Version of Facebook Ethan Zuckerman, The Atlantic What if there were a publicly-funded social network open to all that provided a diverse world view rather than an echo chamber catered to one's deeply-held princip… Source: Engadget Link: Recommended Reading: […]

'Madden 18' may follow 'FIFA 17' with a story mode of its own

'Madden 18' may follow 'FIFA 17' with a story mode of its own It looks like American football is taking something from soccer beyond the sport's name. Well, as far as Electronic Arts' virtual versions go, that is. This year's Madden will feature a full-fledged story mode akin to what FIFA '17 had. In the […]

The eerie stop-motion game that's 'better than sex with Jesus'

The eerie stop-motion game that's 'better than sex with Jesus' When I first talked with Anders Gustafsson and Erik Zaring in 2012, they promised their creepy, psychedelic, stop-motion game, The Dream Machine, was going to be "better than sex with Jesus." They had a lot of work ahead of them — they were building… Source: […]

The Morning After: Wednesday, March 8th 2017

The Morning After: Wednesday, March 8th 2017 Good morning! Wikileaks is at it again, this time going after the CIA. Flickr has learned a new trick, offering a Google Photos-like "similarity search" and we know the name of Star Trek's next captain. But first things first — make sure you've ent… Source: Engadget Link: The […]

Square Enix is making an 'Avengers' game for Marvel

Square Enix is making an 'Avengers' game for Marvel Yesterday morning, Marvel and Square Enix teased in separate tweets that they had an announcement to make. The internet went into overdrive: A superhero world for Kingdom Hearts 3? Wrong. Very wrong. Today, the two companies revealed a multi-game par… Source: Engadget Link: Square Enix is […]

'The Division' upgrade raises the stakes for veteran players

'The Division' upgrade raises the stakes for veteran players Now that Ubisoft has spent some time improving the fundamentals of The Division, it's ready to focus on more content. And this time, there's a lot for seasoned players — even those who'll never pay for add-ons. The upcoming free 1.6 update will ad… Source: Engadget […]

Recommended Reading: Video games and the issue of slavery

Recommended Reading: Video games and the issue of slavery How Historical Games Integrate or Ignore Slavery Amanda Kerri, Rock Paper Shotgun Video games certainly don't claim to always offer a depiction of the "real world," but for those titles rooted in historical events, how the narrative addresses cert… Source: Engadget Link: Recommended Reading: Video games […]

'Inside' team teases its next project following company turmoil

'Inside' team teases its next project following company turmoil It's been quite the week for Playdead fans. First came some explanation for why the typically lock-jawed studio behind Limbo and Inside lost one of its cofounders last July. Then, the team tweeted out a teaser image for its next project. Absolutely n… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Razer's Project Ariana Is the Biggest Gaming Idea We've Seen in a While

Razer's Project Ariana Is the Biggest Gaming Idea We've Seen in a While VR is cool. VR is expensive. VR is not quite ready for our frail little bodies. So lets forget about VR and get excited about other hyper immersive gaming experienceslike Razers new concept, Project Ariana, a 4K projector that splashes entire virtual […]

New 'Pokmon Go' creatures include a limited edition Pikachu

New 'Pokmon Go' creatures include a limited edition Pikachu Niantic promised more creatures in Pokémon Go on December 12th, and it's delivering… with an interesting twist. It's not only adding "several" new critters from the Pokémon Gold and Silver games (such as Pichu and Togepi), but also re… Source: Engadget Link: New 'Pokmon Go' creatures […]

'The Walking Dead' season three lands on December 20th

'The Walking Dead' season three lands on December 20th Telltale's The Walking Dead is back. Season three, A New Frontier, is set to premiere worldwide on December 20th across PC, PlayStation 4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, iOS and Android. Keep in mind that this is the first of five total episodes, the rest… Source: […]

The biggest 'Minecraft' console update of 2016 lands in December

The biggest 'Minecraft' console update of 2016 lands in December The final Minecraft: Console Edition update of the year is also its largest. The Holiday Update will land in late December, bringing the Elytra (wings that allow players to glide), Amplified Terrain, End Cities, the Dragon's Breath potion ingredient… Source: Engadget Link: The biggest 'Minecraft' […]

Influential horror series 'Amnesia' now available on PS4

Influential horror series 'Amnesia' now available on PS4 It turns out horror games are like buses — you spend ages waiting for one to arrive and then three show up at once. After years of PC exclusivity, the Amnesia Collection finally allows PlayStation gamers to see what all the fuss is about. Costing $2… Source: […]

The Morning After: Weekend Edition

The Morning After: Weekend Edition Letter from the Editor Welcome to the very first edition of The Morning After, Engadget's revamped newsletter. First, I'd like to congratulate you for subscribing to what is undoubtedly the greatest newsletter you'll ever read. Thanks are also in… Source: Engadget Link: The Morning After: Weekend Edition

Valve says it's not responsible for 'CS:GO' gambling

Valve says it's not responsible for 'CS:GO' gambling Earlier this month, Washington state told Valve to stop allowing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) gun skin transfers through Steam. The state's Gambling Commission argued that Valve was facilitating a "large, unregulated black market," and ga… Source: Engadget Link: Valve says it's not responsible for 'CS:GO' gambling