Videogames

'Crucible' Review: Amazon Magicks Gaming Cliches Into Something Fresh

1 day ago   |   Wired

The debut offering from Amazon Game Studios combines familiar elements into a surprisingly delightful concoction.
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Gamemakers Inject AI to Develop More Lifelike Characters

1 day ago   |   Wired

New techniques could save videogame companies millions and make games more realistic.
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Videogame Movies Are Finally Getting Halfway Decent

5 days ago   |   Wired

Recent hits like Sonic the Hedgehog and the new Tomb Raider prove there is hope for the genre.
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'Doom Eternal' Will Drop Its Controversial Anti-Cheat Software

5 days ago   |   Wired

The move comes just a week after the software was added to the game.
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'Crucible', Amazon's First Big-Budget Game, Arrives Wednesday

9 days ago   |   Wired

With 'Crucible,' Amazon Game Studios was focused on making a game with broad-based appeal. The team shooter seems like a safe entry.
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You can earn $2,500 to create a custom island in 'Animal Crossing'

You can earn $2,500 to create a custom island in 'Animal Crossing'

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

A food chain in Hong Kong is offering $2,580 for someone to build a branded island for it in Nintendo's "Animal Crossing: New Horizons." "Animal Crossing" has been a smash hit...
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How Gamers Powered Super-Fast Internet Abroad

14 days ago   |   Wired

Romania and Singapore don't seem to have much in common, but they both owe their robust broadband in part to videogame fanatics seeking better connections.
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Coronavirus zaps Allied Esports live events; losses widen

16 days ago   |   Review Journal

The company that operates the HyperX Esports Arena at Luxor saw fewer live events globally and despite an uptick in videogame tournament play, losses grew for Allied.
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'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2' Is Still an Infuriating Relic

19 days ago   |   Wired

The recent remaster of the game is a stark reminder of the different world the original was born into.
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How *World of Warcraft* Has Evolved With the Internet

21 days ago   |   Wired

In an interview with WIRED, *WoW* game director Ion Hazzikostas reflects on the shifting culture of the landmark MMORPG.
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1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

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Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

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South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

Rubbing your eyes when you're tired could increase risk for serious eye problems. Read more ...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will be taken - UK police

UK police have determined that there was a “minor breach” of Covid-19 regulations by PM Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings, but that no retrospective action will be... Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

A Fort Leavenworth soldier likely saved “countless lives” by ramming his car into an active shooter who was randomly firing on a bridge, police said. The active-duty Army... Read more ...

Trump expected to sign executive order targeting Twitter, Facebook

Trump expected to sign executive order targeting Twitter, Facebook

President Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday that would begin a review of laws that protect Twitter, Facebook and Google from responsibility for postings... Read more ...

Trump Acknowledges 100K COVID Deaths

Trump Acknowledges 100K COVID Deaths

The confirmed US death toll from COVID-19 reached 100,000 on Wednesday, and President Trump took notice of the stat on Thursday: "We have just reached a very sad milestone with... Read more ...

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy is opening 34 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites across Ohio, four of them in the Greater Cincinnati area. Read more ...