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Thirty Flights of Loving shows how little we still know about the language of games

4 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play we suggest video games that can be started and finished in a weekend.
It's easy to forget how young video games are. In a lot of ways, we're still learning what the best practices and techniques are for telling a story in a game; there can be conflicts when you try to weave together a specific authored narrative with an audience that expects to have agency in the experience. As such, a lot of games pull techniques from film, another visual...
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Friday Night WrestleCast Ep. 37 The Best and Worst Wrestling Video Games of All Time

Friday Night WrestleCast Ep. 37 The Best and Worst Wrestling Video Games of All Time

4 monthes ago   |   By N4G

On this week's edition of Friday Night WrestleCast, we share our candid thoughts on the best and worst wrestling video games of all time.
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Google Pixel 3 Review: The Best Android Meets the Best Camera

Google Pixel 3 Review: The Best Android Meets the Best Camera

The Pixel 3 is the ultimate expression of Android, and proof that AI done right can make your life easier. Read more ...

Adobe's chief product officer Scott Belsky on bringing Photoshop to the iPad

Adobe's chief product officer Scott Belsky on bringing Photoshop to the iPad

Adobe announced at its Max conference today that it's bringing Photoshop on the iPad in 2019. The app will rely on a new file format called Cloud PSDs, which will track edits... Read more ...

Adobe is finally building Photoshop for the iPad Pro - but its biggest...

Adobe is finally building Photoshop for the iPad Pro - but its biggest announcement might be a new app for painters and illustrators

Adobe is launching a suite of iPad apps for graphics pros, including a full version of Photoshop. But one app designed from the ground-up for styluses may be the most... Read more ...

Dell's Curved 49-inch Display Is Like Two Monitors in One

Dell's Curved 49-inch Display Is Like Two Monitors in One

Dell's new Ultrasharp 49 Curved Monitor maximizes productivity with picture-in-picture and universal keyboard and mouse support. Read more ...

Pokémon's upcoming ‘The Scream' cards capture 2018's existential horror

Pokémon's upcoming ‘The Scream' cards capture 2018's existential horror

The world is running out of clean water, climate change continues to ravage the planet, and politics everywhere are a total nightmare: nearly every day of 2018 has carried the... Read more ...

Hearthstone NERFs confirmed: Poor Giggling Inventor!

Hearthstone NERFs confirmed: Poor Giggling Inventor!

Today Blizzard confirmed a number of changes to several new or nearly-new Hearthstone cards that've become a bit too powerful. This isn't a new occurrence - Blizzard changes... Read more ...

MIT is investing $1 billion in an AI college

MIT is investing $1 billion in an AI college

Ever since the beginning of the AI boom in the early 2010s, there's been a corresponding drought in talented AI developers and researchers. The way to fix this is to educate... Read more ...

Montblanc's Summit 2 is the first smartwatch with Qualcomm's next-gen...

Montblanc's Summit 2 is the first smartwatch with Qualcomm's next-gen wearable chip

The first smartwatch to use Qualcomm's new Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor has been announced, reports 9to5Google. The Montblanc Summit 2 is a premium watch that's available... Read more ...

Apple has reportedly bought a music startup that says it can find 'the next...

Apple has reportedly bought a music startup that says it can find 'the next Justin Bieber' - and it may give Apple Music an edge against Spotify

Apple has bought music analytics firm Asaii for under $100 million, Axios reports. Apple declined to comment or confirm the Axios report. Asaii's website says it can "find the... Read more ...

No matter what Elizabeth Warren's DNA test shows, there's no genetic test to...

No matter what Elizabeth Warren's DNA test shows, there's no genetic test to prove you're Native American

Over the weekend, US Senator Elizabeth Warren released the results of a genetic test suggesting she does have some Native American ancestry. Warren, who is likely to run for... Read more ...