The $500 million verdict Zenimax won against Facebook over the Oculus Rift was cut in half yesterday by a U.S. District Court, Bloomberg reports. The parent company of Bethesda had sued the social media company claiming its VR headset was developed using intellectual property stolen by former employee John Carmack.
Over ten thousand people watched the second day of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifying in front of Congress today on The Washington Post’s Twitch channel. The spammy, fast-moving Twitch chat for this hearing was like seeing the entirety of 2018 collapse into a self-referential black hole.
Facebook announced the removal of the Bullet Train demo from its virtual reality experience booth at CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) after public outcry in light of the recent mass shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida.
An exclusive broadcasting deal between ESL, one of the largest esports organizations in the world, and Facebook, a malignant social media tumor too insinuated into daily life to safely remove, has shown the shortcomings of gaming company Valve’s hands-off approach after the first major Dota 2 tournament subject to the…
In case Final Fantasy Brave Exvius wasn’t enough of a side-story for you, Square Enix just launched Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Tap, a Facebook Instant idle-clicker featuring characters from the mobile game. Square Enix is weird.
PlayStation had its Twitter and Facebook accounts compromised earlier today.
In truth, 2016 was not “The Year of VR.” It was the year of the start of VR. Multiple major tech companies released impressive VR systems that were clearly the first of their kind; flawed and fascinating, destined to be improved upon and replaced. The age of immersive technology is upon us, but its future remains…
With many popular brands struggling to find a voice on social media, Arby’s spent 2016 charming an entirely new audience via gaming and pop culture papercraft creations. I spoke to Arby’s senior director of social and digital media about how they went from pictures of curly fries to cardboard chocobos.
Today, Facebook introduced ‘Instant Games’ to its Messenger service. Pac-Man, Galaga, Zookeeper and 14 other titles will be readily available from the controller icon in your Facebook Message box or on your Newsfeed’s “Instant Games” tab.
One of the biggest problems with social games on Facebook is finding the damn things. Facebook Gameroom is a standalone app that gathers them all together in one place.
Here is a video of Business Fish, still the #1 sticker pack on Facebook, heading down to DragonCon and doing his thing. Which, being a social networking sticker, is mostly just REACTING to everything happening around him.
After four years of being one of the few Facebook games worth a damn and a fine free-to-play mobile joint, Marvel’s Avengers Alliance and its recently-released sequel will be shutting down at the end of this month, because some part of Disney hates fun.
The latest update to Blizzard’s Battle.net launcher allows players to stream games like Overwatch, Hearthstone and World of Warcraft directly to Facebook.
Look, we tried to keep Trump alive. Honest.
Morrowind, the third Elder Scrolls RPG, has a rich and somewhat complicated story. Luckily, now we have a Facebook timeline to simplify it all. Humorously.
Riot just released a set of League of Legends Facebook stickers, which means you can mercilessly troll your friends with Teemo when you’re not even playing the game. NICE. Download them here.
The second iteration of FreshPlanet’s ridiculously popular multiplayer music trivia game was released last week, and since then I’ve been pitted against what I imagine as a never-ending stream of complete and utter bastards.