'Pokémon Go Fest' issues refunds after tech problems ruin event

'Pokémon Go Fest' issues refunds after tech problems ruin event After an up and down first year of existence, the Pokémon Go Fest was supposed to be a triumphant event where players could work together in news ways and earn unique awards. The event unfortunately suffered as cell networks and the game's ser… Source: Engadget […]

Twitch will stream the '80s arcade gaming show 'Starcade'

Twitch will stream the '80s arcade gaming show 'Starcade' Starcade, the '80s TV show that had participants compete in arcade video games, will be back by the end of August. No, not as a reboot, which is in the works, but as a Twitch marathon. The video gaming platform has teamed up with Shout! Factory, […]

Yes, Microsoft is still working on a 'Halo' TV series

Yes, Microsoft is still working on a 'Halo' TV series Remember the Halo live action TV show Microsoft announced way back in 2013? Unlike Spartans that never die, it sure felt like the project's been dead for quite a while. The tech titan told AR12Gaming in an interview, though, that it has never stopped… Source: […]

The Morning After: Monday, July 17th 2017

The Morning After: Monday, July 17th 2017 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We're starting the week with a look back at Disney's big news from D23, plus rumors of an Amazon messaging app and a flat microscope for your brain. Source: Engadget Link: The Morning After: Monday, July 17th 2017

The world of 'Toy Story' is coming to 'Kingdom Hearts 3'

The world of 'Toy Story' is coming to 'Kingdom Hearts 3' Kingdom Hearts 3 has been slow in coming, but you'll at least get a reward for your patience. Square Enix took to Disney's D23 stage to announce that the action role-playing game will have our heroes visit the world of Pixar's Toy Story — […]

Disney's 'Powers United VR' puts you in the boots of a superhero

Disney's 'Powers United VR' puts you in the boots of a superhero If it wasn't already clear that Disney is big on wearable gaming, it is now. It just introduced Powers United VR, and it's pretty much what you'd expect if you dreamed up a superhero virtual reality game. You step into the suit of […]

Best and worst gaming laptop brands 2017

Best and worst gaming laptop brands 2017 Choosing the right notebook is hard, but selecting the perfect gaming laptop is even more challenging. In addition to specs like the processor, graphics card and storage drives, you need to consider the special sauce that each manufacturer adds to it… Source: Engadget Link: Best and worst gaming […]

Lenovo made an augmented reality headset for 'Star Wars' games

Lenovo made an augmented reality headset for 'Star Wars' games Here's something you probably weren't expecting out of a Disney fan event: a Star Wars augmented reality headset. Lenovo and Lucasfilm have teased headgear that uses your smartphone to bring the space epic into the real world. There's precious litt… Source: Engadget Link: Lenovo made […]

Watch Disney's D23 video game event at 4PM Eastern

Watch Disney's D23 video game event at 4PM Eastern You probably don't think of a Disney fan expo as a go-to source for video game news, but you might need to reconsider this year. The media giant is livestreaming a Video Game Showcase starting at 4PM Eastern, and it promises better looks at Disney-th… Source: […]

Recommended Reading: Spotify's other playlist problem

Recommended Reading: Spotify's other playlist problem Spotify Sweats Over Bandwidth Problem as Labels Vie for Playlist Spots Andy Gensler , Billboard Spotify was forced to defend itself against allegations it uses fake artists to cut costs last week, but the streaming service is facing another playli… Source: Engadget Link: Recommended Reading: Spotify's other playlist problem

Samsung's latest app livestreams your mobile gameplay

Samsung's latest app livestreams your mobile gameplay Even with the advent of Twitch, broadcasting mobile gameplay footage has been finicky for awhile. Samsung wants to make it easier with its new Game Live app for recent Samsung Galaxy handsets, as spotted by SamMobile. So long as your device is runnin… Source: Engadget Link: Samsung's latest […]

Tune into the EVO 2017 fighting game championships right here!

Tune into the EVO 2017 fighting game championships right here! If you don't have any plans to go outside this weekend, here's something you can do. The EVO 2017 fighting game championships, which feature titles including Street Fighter V and Super Smash Bros., are kicking off today, with the finals set to take p… Source: […]

'Contra' is still cool enough to get a vinyl soundtrack

'Contra' is still cool enough to get a vinyl soundtrack Mondo's skill at curating some of the coolest pop-culture art is unparalleled. Whether it's posters, enamel pins, T-shirts or classic soundtracks on vinyl, even if you don't like one piece, it's hard to deny that it's at least interesting. Well, with… Source: Engadget Link: 'Contra' […]

Singer sues 'Fallout 4' publisher over use of a classic song

Singer sues 'Fallout 4' publisher over use of a classic song The Fallout game series is legendary for its use of music to set the post-apocalyptic mood, but it might have been a little too eager when creating the tone for Fallout 4. Singer Dion DiMucci has sued Fallout's publisher, ZeniMax, for allegedly using… Source: […]

Your GaymerX Foundation donations are now tax deductible

Your GaymerX Foundation donations are now tax deductible Indie gaming company MidBoss formed the GaymerX Foundation in 2016 after years of running an annual convention for LGBTQIA game developers and fans. According to its website, it's "focused on the preservation and celebration of queer geek and gaming… Source: Engadget Link: Your GaymerX Foundation donations are […]

The Morning After: Friday, July 7th 2017

The Morning After: Friday, July 7th 2017 Hey, good morning! It's 7/7 and we're finishing off this blissfully short week with all kinds of wearables: AR biking specs, an exoskeleton that looks like it was made for sci-fi and a fitness tracker that measures your calories, through science or… Source: Engadget Link: The Morning After: […]

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' official launch pushed back

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' official launch pushed back Just a couple of days after guaranteeing that his popular online shooter would be officially released within six months of its Early Access preview, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds creator Brendan Greene is backing off of that promise. Brendan Greene… Source: Engadget Link: 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' official launch pushed back

'Rocket League' packs tons of freebies in its 'Anniversary' update

'Rocket League' packs tons of freebies in its 'Anniversary' update No, cross-console multiplayer isn't in today's Anniversary update for Rocket League. But thankfully there's enough (free!) stuff on offer here to take some of the sting off of Sony's sustained stubbornness. We're talking Rick and Morty customization… Source: Engadget Link: 'Rocket League' packs tons of […]

Revamped Twitch app streams live from your phone

Revamped Twitch app streams live from your phone As useful as the Twitch mobile app can be, it still falls short of what you're used to on the desktop, especially if you're a broadcaster. Would you believe that you have to switch apps just to stream live? Thankfully, it's shrinking that gap today…. Source: Engadget […]

The Morning After: Wednesday, June 14th 2017

The Morning After: Wednesday, June 14th 2017 Welcome to the middle of the week. It was Nintendo's turn to dominate E3, the world's biggest gaming show. Super Mario Odyssey is coming to the Switch this October, Intel is making VR better and the Atari 2600 is back. Kind of. Source: Engadget Link: The Morning After: […]