Why Some People Are Calling Fire Emblem Fates 'Homophobic'

Last month, Nintendo announced that gay marriage would be included in the strategy game Fire Emblem Fates, a first for a series that has long included straight romantic relationships. This month, many are calling the game “homophobic” and criticizing it for allegedly featuring “gay conversion therapy,” all based on a… » 7/06/15 10:40am 26 minutes ago

Keep Your PC Running a Power Outage With This Discounted UPS

When you use a desktop computer, the tiniest interruption in electricity can mean a rage-inducing shutdown, plus all of the lost work that accompanies it. That is of course unless you have a UPS battery backup. If you still don’t own one, this 4.5 star-rated model from CyberPower is down to an all-time low $98 today… » 7/06/15 9:25am Today 9:25am

How A Deal With The Devil May Not Be Such A Terrible Idea for Cuphead

One of the most exciting announcements during Microsoft’s E3 press conference was not how Halo 5 would reshape the FPS genre, nor how Forza 6 would bring 500+ cars to drool over. And it definitely was not the new $150 Xbox Elite Controller. No other title took my breath away more than the indie game Cuphead. » 7/06/15 9:23am Today 9:23am

The Future Of Video Game Hair: A Hilarious Shampoo Commercial

NVIDIA HairWorks is a cool and interesting piece of tech that already exists in games, but you probably never use it, because it absolutely kills performance (hi, Witcher 3). Still, development and progress continues, and here’s what you can do with HairWorks’ version 1.1 when you don’t have to worry about things like… » 7/05/15 9:38pm Yesterday 9:38pm

Photographer Captures Cosplayers Both In And Out Of Costume

In 2008, photographer Corey Hayes went to New York Comic-Con, and instantly became hooked on cosplay. Not on the outfits, per se, but on the people inside them. He went on to launch a photography project called AlterEgo, where he takes photos of cosplayers before and after they’ve got their costumes on. » 7/05/15 8:41pm Yesterday 8:41pm