Anyone up for a game of Cool Spot Buries the Bodies or Don’t Make the Dog Happy?
PlayStation had its Twitter and Facebook accounts compromised earlier today.
It’s hot in Japan. Hot enough to melt a dashboard rubber duck into a forlorn pool of gooey plastic. And hot enough to make thousands of people intent on proving or disproving the authenticity of a now-viral tweet.
In 2014, we published a list of video game people to follow on Twitter. I’m not sure I’d give the same advice today.
What are the best Twitter accounts to follow if you’re into video games? We ran what is now an amusingly dated list back in 2014. Who would you list these days? “No one” would be a funny answer, but we’ll take real suggestions in the comments, too.
It’s a bad game, Brent.
Twitter can be a pretty awful place. The Subtweet Game makes the worst parts of it into a romance game.
The next time you want to skip those animations, World of Final Fantasy players, think of the poor artists.
Over the weekend, Naughty Dog artist Alex Neonakis started getting nasty Twitter messages from GamerGaters and other internet cretins. Exasperated, she tweeted some screencaps, along with a message: “I just donated to @GirlsMakeGames in honor of these lovely boys. Thanks guys!” Other developers followed her lead.
Titanfall’s official Twitter account is taking a rather active approach to their marketing. The account is messaging users who make the smallest mention of wanting to play a new game.
Today, it appears Square Enix Europe found itself the victim of a Twitter hack.
Everyone should be ashamed of themselves.
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.
The tech industry doesn’t just have a diversity problem. It has a results problem. Major tech companies pour millions of dollars into recruiting, but there remain significant, quantifiable discrepancies—in workforce diversity, in gender equity among people of color, and in representation among top leadership. Even the…
“Fuck Konami” is an old saying on the internet, but usually, it’s commenters who are lashing out against the publisher. Today, even a Hollywood director is cursing out Konami—and with good reason, too.
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, to be released November 8th, is asking fans for help “raising” one of its protagonists. Premiere, an NPC, will scan and mine Twitter feeds for personality traits and mold her in-game persona in our image, Crunchyroll reports.
Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, and a huge swath of other websites were down or screwed up this morning. This was happening as hackers unleashed a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the servers of Dyn, a major DNS host. It’s probably safe to assume that the two situations are related.