Last week, Congress voted to give internet service providers permission to sell your private browsing data. Huge dick move! The one good thing to come out of it though was a wave of interest in VPN services, which people should probably be using regardless. The problem? There are a lot of them out there, and it can be…
If you still haven’t gotten around to doing your taxes, you’ve got a big advantage over the early birds: Huge discounts on H&R Block tax filing software, courtesy of Amazon.
If you’re paying for premium software, chances are there’s a free alternative out there you could use instead, with features just as good as the ones you’ve become accustomed to. Whether you fancy a change from your usual application-of-choice, or you’re just on a tight budget, these are the free software apps you…
Do you remember the first computer game you played? What about the first program you downloaded? Unless you've just emerged Brendan-Fraser-in-Encino Man-style from the earth, wholly unaware of computers (in which case, I have several questions for you), your early digital distractions are probably years, if not…
This is amazing. Tom Murphy created a computer program that actually learns how to play classic NES games on its own, with a little instruction from Tom.
Okay, so you'll also need some woven conductive cloth, a spool of conductive yarn and the FLORA wearable electronics platform, but the sewing is the hard part. Adafruit's Becky Stern walks us through making an emulator-ready fluffy controller pal.
Programs like GameMaker and 3DMark are now available on Steam.
It's common knowledge that Gabe Newell used to work at Microsoft, right? In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, the Valve CEO discusses learning that the first Doom outranked Windows as the most used software application:
Doom, one of the progenitors of the first-person shooter genre, has returned to the Xbox Live Marketplace after a mysterious three-month hiatus. The classic PC title is available for 400 Microsoft Points ($5).
The sinister phase two of Microsoft's Kinect plan picks up steam as the company makes Kinect for Windows impeding arrival official. Are you ready to do everything six to eight feet from a computer screen?
It was a big week for two very different video games in Japan. One, Konami's World Soccer Winning Eleven 2012 (a series you may know as Pro Evo), topped the charts overseas, selling more than a quarter million copies in its first week.
After debuting strongly in first place in Japan a couple weeks back, PlayStation 3 role-playing game Dark Souls has been defeated. Taking its first place position is another role-playing game, the latest in Falcom's Legend of Heroes line.
More than a quarter million masochists in Japan have snapped up a copy of Dark Souls for the PlayStation 3 , making From Software's punishing role-playing game the country's bestselling game.
One PlayStation 3 title just did some serious business in Japan. Tales of Xillia, the latest in Namco's long-running Tales of series, has already moved a half-million overseas. That's a pretty damn good start for a PS3 game.
Last week's software champ, Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver., had to settle for a second place showing in Japan this week, thanks to the warm reception of the latest Vanillaware and Marvelous Entertainment game Grand Knights History.
Japan loves it some Monster Hunter. Take the latest version, the PSP to PlayStation 3 port—or if you prefer "PSP Remaster"—Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Version. It's Japan's hottest game right now.