I was hoping to start 2018 off with a positive blog, like some of my colleagues, but then I glanced at my feeds and saw ‘chocolate extinction’ all over them.
Longtime Polygon video producer Nick Robinson has “parted ways” with the site following a string of allegations that surfaced on Twitter at the beginning of the week.
Giphy, the popular GIF-making and sharing platform, launched a new web tool today that allows you to make GIFs right from your phone’s camera—no app download required.
Today, the US Senate voted 50-48 to overturn broadband privacy rules that would have required internet service providers get consumer consent before selling their web browsing data to advertisers or other data companies.
A new Overwatch team is set to make its debut on the international stage. Laser Kittenz is made up of the former Bench Boys roster and two other players, and the team will be looking to establish itself in the upcoming Overwatch League.
Champions of the most recent Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major, Astralis chalked up another tournament win today in Katowice, Poland at the Intel Extreme Masters, defeating FaZe 3-1.
Several Dota 2 teams that participated in last November’s Northern Arena BEAT Invitational have yet to see their prize money from the tournament, and the tournament organizer and event production staff say they haven’t been paid for their services either.
The Street Fighter V Red Bull Proving Grounds are back for 2017. The amateur league will feature regional teams from cities like Houston, Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago and Atlanta, where local talent can make their mark on the scene and earn a shot at the Proving Grounds title.
The invites for the next Dota 2 major in Kiev were announced today. Eight teams receive a direct invite to the tournament, while a mixture of regional invites, Battle Cup Champions and the winners of the open qualifiers will fill out the field.
Blizzard unveiled the next expansion for Hearthstone today, bringing with it a series of mechanical adjustments and a massive overhaul to deck-building options in April 2017.
HP is recalling batteries used in a variety of the company’s laptops because of fire concerns. The affected models include the HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario, and HP Pavillion laptops sold between March 2013 and October 2016.
Lionhead Studios, creators of the Fable series, are no more, meaning there’s nothing stopping crazy stories from their past getting out. Like this one, where an ex-employee claims the developers once had some stuff stolen by some teenagers, who Lionhead tracked down then threatened with...ratting them out to one of…
The Rio Olympics has been the big story everyone’s talking about for the last couple of weeks. If you don’t have time to keep up with everything, we’ve rounded up the big stuff everyone has bee talking about here so you can catch up quick.
Reportedly mistaking a pair of teenage Pokémon Go players parked outside his house early Saturday morning for criminals, a Palm Coast, Florida man opened fire on their vehicle. The teens escaped unscathed. The car, not so much.
Depending on whom you ask, Facebook is either the savior or destroyer of journalism in our time. An estimated 600 million people see a news story on Facebook every week, and the social network’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has been transparent about his goal to monopolize digital news distribution. “When news is as fast…
When it’s built, NASA’s new Space Launch System will hopefully take us to Mars and deep space. But there may be delays aside from the hardware: The system’s special new launch software is a year behind schedule and 77 percent above its 2012 budget.
Gametrailers, a site that was once the internet’s go-to place for...game trailers, today announced that after 13 years it was ceasing operations.
For over twenty years, a video game has tormented mums, dads and office workers the world over. And it has nothing to do with orcs, racecars or terrorists.
QUOTE | “We are also continuing to invest in Kinect, and are looking forward to launching the Cortana personal assistant on Xbox One in 2016.” - Microsoft’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, stressing that Kinect isn’t dead even as Microsoft lets first-party software support sink to Vita-like levels and discounts the…