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 […]

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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 […]

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'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 […]

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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 […]

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'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: […]

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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 let’s forget about VR and get excited about other hyper immersive gaming experiences—like Razer’s new concept, Project Ariana, a 4K projector that splashes entire virtual […]

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The Morning After: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

The Morning After: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 Welcome to 2017! Congratulations, you made it. Source: Engadget Link: The Morning After: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

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New 'Pokémon Go' creatures include a limited edition Pikachu

New 'Pokémon 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 'Pokémon Go' creatures […]

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Ticket To Ride Can Keep Family Time From Jumping the Tracks; Get a Copy For $30

Ticket To Ride Can Keep Family Time From Jumping the Tracks; Get a Copy For After Catan, Ticket to Ride is probably the most popular “good” board game out right now, and you can grab a copy for $30 on Amazon today, just in time for the holidays. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Ticket To […]

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'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: […]

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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' […]

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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: […]

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Razer's Blade Stealth and 'Core' add up to the gaming laptop I always wanted

Razer's Blade Stealth and 'Core' add up to the gaming laptop I always wanted For as long as I can remember, I've dreamed of a computer that didn't exist: something that could get me through the work day but also transform into a gaming powerhouse at home. It's taken decades, but that old fantasy is […]

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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

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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

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Razer's THX purchase means cinema-approved VR and laptops

Razer's THX purchase means cinema-approved VR and laptops Longtime cinephiles might be disappointed by the following news: THX will now operate as an "independent startup" under the Razer banner. Yep, the gaming PC and peripherals company. The cinema certification outfit founded by George Lucas will keep it… Source: Engadget Link: Razer's THX purchase means cinema-approved […]

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The game that makes drone warfare personal

The game that makes drone warfare personal Killbox is a game that creates humans out of brightly colored 3D shapes, only to slaughter them in the most dehumanizing way: a drone strike. And not just any drone strike — the game is based on the first real-life UAV mission ever carried out in an… Source: […]

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Xbox Elite controller opens up games to people with disabilities

Xbox Elite controller opens up games to people with disabilities AbleGamers program director Craig Kaufman knows he's done his job when a kid comes running up to him on a busy convention show floor and screams, "I can stab people now!" "And I'm like, you shouldn't yell that in public — but it's exciting," Kaufma… […]

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Casual 'Pokemon Go' trainers now have a fighting chance

Casual 'Pokemon Go' trainers now have a fighting chance Pokémon Go players know if their pocket monster is a catch and even have one of them scurry behind your avatar. The latest update is aimed at balancing the in-game battles, giving the Pidgeottos and Mr. Mimes of the world a (slightly) better c… Source: Engadget […]

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'Luna' is a whimsical puzzle game that takes place in the stars

'Luna' is a whimsical puzzle game that takes place in the stars Not every VR game involves battle or fighting. Some titles, like I Expect You to Die or Fantastic Contraption, are more fun puzzles than violent shoot-em-ups. At the Oculus Connect event last week, I played around with Luna, a game that's more remini… […]

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