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

2 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

2 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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T-Mobile tackles lousy customer service with 'Team of Experts'

T-Mobile tackles lousy customer service with 'Team of Experts'

It's no secret that a lot of carrier tech support is lousy. It's not just that you have to wade through menus - it's that you're often pushed between support agents who only... Read more ...

The Alexa-Cortana crossover is now available to the public

The Alexa-Cortana crossover is now available to the public

More people will be able to access the Alexa-Cortana collaboration their companies unveiled last year, now that the team-up is available as a public preview. Unfortunately, you... Read more ...

PS4, Xbox One, And Nintendo Switch Deals At GameStop In The US

PS4, Xbox One, And Nintendo Switch Deals At GameStop In The US

Each Wednesday, GameStop refreshes its list of deals and puts out a new weekly ad. This week's ad is live, so we're here to break down all the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo... Read more ...

Uber could rake in more than $10 billion in revenue this year, but its...

Uber could rake in more than $10 billion in revenue this year, but its growth is starting to slow down

Uber gave CNBC its second-quarter fianancials. Uber's Q2 net revenue was $2.7 billion, up 51% from the same quarter last year, and gross bookings were $12 billion, up 41%... Read more ...

Twitter gives InfoWars the same one-week ban it gave Alex Jones

Twitter gives InfoWars the same one-week ban it gave Alex Jones

While companies like Apple, Facebook, Spotify and even Pinterest have taken down InfoWars content from their platforms, there has been one very public holdout - Twitter. But... Read more ...

Diablo III leaks for the Switch, out later this year

Diablo III leaks for the Switch, out later this year

It looks like Diablo III is coming to the Switch, according to a since-deleted post from Forbes that was spotted by Reddit user Riomegon . The Switch port of the game is... Read more ...

Google One just launched for all

Google One just launched for all

Assuming you've got a paid Google cloud storage account, you've now got Google One. Google One is the name for a service which adds features to what was previously just known... Read more ...

The best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 screen protectors

The best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 screen protectors

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is one of this year's best phones. But what if you break the screen? Thankfully we've got the best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 screen protectors to keep... Read more ...

Motorola's latest phone looks exactly like an iPhone X with a Huawei paint job

Motorola's latest phone looks exactly like an iPhone X with a Huawei paint job

Motorola has made a new iPhone X clone called the P30 that comes in an iridescent twilight color reminiscent of Huawei's P20, as spotted by PhoneArena. When we say clone, the... Read more ...

HTC might be using Nokia's playbook

HTC might be using Nokia's playbook

According to a tip this afternoon, Nokia is about to go - or has already gone - the way of Nokia in the smartphone business. The tip suggests that HTC might begin using ODM for... Read more ...