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

26 days 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

26 days 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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Facebook is using Messenger Kids to encourage kindness

Facebook is using Messenger Kids to encourage kindness

Last year, Facebook launched a somewhat controversial Messenger app for children called, appropriately, Messenger Kids. Now, the company is introducing new features and... Read more ...

Microsoft and Nintendo just teamed up to take a powerful shot at Sony's...

Microsoft and Nintendo just teamed up to take a powerful shot at Sony's exclusionary PlayStation 4 policy

Sony refuses to let PlayStation 4 users play games with Xbox One and Nintendo Switch users. Microsoft and Nintendo are both vocally pushing for the ability to play some games... Read more ...

Safety driver of fatal self-driving Uber crash was reportedly watching Hulu...

Safety driver of fatal self-driving Uber crash was reportedly watching Hulu at time of accident

Police in Tempe, Arizona, have released a new report regarding Uber's fatal self-driving car crash last March , which reveals that the safety driver Rafaela Vasquez was... Read more ...

Nintendo et Microsoft s'allient contre Sony à travers Minecraft et le cross-play

Nintendo et Microsoft s'allient contre Sony à travers Minecraft et le cross-play

La mouture Nintendo Switch de Minecraft est désormais compatible cross-play avec les versions du jeu sur terminaux Microsoft. Read more ...

EVGA's GeForce GTX 1060 is back down to $250 just in time for the Steam...

EVGA's GeForce GTX 1060 is back down to $250 just in time for the Steam Summer Sale

It's almost July and the summer gaming fun is starting with gear and games hitting some awesome prices-or at least awesome for our current GPU-impoverished gaming world. Right... Read more ...

Bethesda reportedly sues Warner Bros. over ‘Westworld' mobile game

Bethesda reportedly sues Warner Bros. over ‘Westworld' mobile game

Game publisher Bethesda has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros. over the recent Westworld mobile game, claiming code, art, and design had been lifted from its own... Read more ...

MoviePass competitor Sinemia intros family plans starting at $9

MoviePass competitor Sinemia intros family plans starting at $9

A day after MoviePass announced upcoming surge pricing , Sinemia is introducing a new deal group deal for families. The plans start at $9 a month for one movie for two people... Read more ...

World of Warcraft Is Free to Play This Weekend for All Previous Subscribers

World of Warcraft Is Free to Play This Weekend for All Previous Subscribers

World of Warcraft is free to all inactive players through June 24. If you haven't seen the world of Azeroth lately, it's a good time to take a trip back. Read more ...

Google Chrome on Android can now cache news articles on Wi-Fi for offline...

Google Chrome on Android can now cache news articles on Wi-Fi for offline reading

For emerging markets that often have to purchase data through prepaid SIM cards or others with limited data plans, viewing news articles can be a slow process full of constant... Read more ...

YouTube Premieres Unveiled: What You Need to Know

YouTube Premieres Unveiled: What You Need to Know

YouTube Premieres gives creators a way to schedule pre-recorded videos for a live moment and let fans chat ahead of the big debut. Read more ...