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Don’t fear the rise of Fortnite and other video games – they bring young people together| Emily Gera

Mental health worries dominate headlines about gaming. But esports millions of fans aren’t feeding an addiction, they’re seeking kinshipAt family gatherings I am the de facto tech whisperer – a role b...

Don’t fear the rise of Fortnite and other video games – they bring young people together| Emily Gera

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E3 2019: Are video games for people like you? You betcha Enjoying video games isn't exclusively for pre-pubescent boys or millennials. The term "gamer" includes many of us across generations and genders.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Welcome to the world of old people playing video games As we’ve discussed in the past, old people are some of the only video game streamers worth watching. Filled with the wisdom that comes from age, seniors are the necessary corrective to Twitch and YouTube channels currently dominated by excitable whippersnappers. Fortunately, as outlined in a piece N...
02:13 2019-08-31

The Video Games That Made People Question Their Beliefs When Scott Udall first played Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance shortly after it came out in 2005, he was in a vulnerable spot. Udall, who grew up Mormon in Salt Lake City, Utah, was very religious, and his family were all politically active Republicans. His parents had gone through a messy divorce, and...
20:52 2019-07-02

Fortnite Update 9.20 Time: Epic Games confirm next Fortnite update and server downtime Today Epic Games has finally confirmed when the next Fortnite Update will be released on PS4, Xbox and the many other devices capable of playing Fortnite Battle Royale....
04:00 2019-06-06

Fortnite season 10 will bring changes to system requirements Season 10 of Fortnite won't just bring surface changes to the game world, it'll also see some changes to the system requirements for the PC version of the game.When the update drops later this year, Epic has announced that those playing on PC will have to have a DirectX 11 compatible graph...
11:13 2019-06-23

Fortnite team nerfs B.R.U.T.E. mech to bring back more variety Epic games has changed a lot about how its BRUTE mech works in Fortnite. This nerf is making it less mobile and deadly, but it's more tanky than ever.Read More...
01:13 2019-08-24

Minecraft and Roblox are on the rise as Fortnite starts to tire Minecraft and Roblox, two games that have been around for a decade or more, are enjoying a rise in popularity and user base at the moment. Meanwhile, the fortunes of Epic Games’ Fortnite appear to be mellowing out somewhat. The old favorites are staging a comeback, and they could provide a glimpse i...
00:39 2019-08-07

Young Afghan women barely remember Taliban — but still fear their return KABUL, Afghanistan — Two yellow burqas are on display at a television station in Kabul, bright versions of the blue ghostlike garments some women in the capital still wear. For the young women at Zan TV they are relics, a reminder of a Taliban-ruled past that few of them can recall. Their generation...
04:00 2019-08-27

E3 2019: Expo has new blockbuster video games, while streaming of games gathers momentum At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, there's buzz around Google's Stadia cloud gaming service and new 'Star Wars' and 'Doom' games.       ...
19:52 2019-06-09

Trae Young: My ex-teammate Prince will bring a lot to Nets The goal for Trae Young’s rebuilding Hawks is to make the playoffs and take a quantum leap forward. Basically, they want to emulate the Nets. After making the playoffs this past season for the first time since 2015, the Nets landed Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan to become arguably the...
04:52 2019-07-25

E3 2019: Video games take a cue from Netflix, but can Google and cloud games score? At next week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, the focus is on cloud gaming and upcoming video games such as 'Doom' and 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.'        ...
18:52 2019-06-07

Meet the former director at Epic Games who tried to cancel ‘Fortnite’ The video game industry over the last two years came close to looking dramatically different, thanks to an Epic Games ex-director admitting that he actually tried to cancel the super popular Fortnite game before he left the company in 2012. The free-to-play shooter, of course, went on to take the ga...
09:01 2019-06-15

Fortnite Drew Imitators to Survival Games. Who Will Be the Last One Standing? The “fight for survival” type of games popularized by Fortnite has inspired imitators hoping to cash in. But there are signs of saturation in the market....
04:26 2019-08-04

'Fortnite' Maker Epic Games Scoops Up Houseparty App The maker of ‘Fortnite’ has acquired the video-chat app Houseparty, uniting two tech properties that seize on teenagers’ affinity for socializing in intimate groups online....
02:26 2019-06-13

Young New Yorkers bring robots, and a glimpse of the future, to UN Headquarters Tiny balls moved along a series of automated Lego robots, as young students from New York explained to United Nations staff the inner-workings of simple motors and engineering. ...
22:52 2019-06-12

Fortnite update 9.41 patch notes: New download released by Epic Games, here’s what it does Epic has revealed a surprise new update for Fortnite today - and it looks like it mostly fixes up some issues in Creative and iOS. Here's what you need to know....
17:52 2019-07-22

MPs in a spin as games chief appears to deny Fortnite makes money Epic bosses admit ignoring data protection rules and claim not to know how long users play forA Commons committee was left baffled as video game executives appeared to deny making money from their own games, admit to ignoring regulations governing data protection and age restrictions, and claim igno...
17:26 2019-06-20

Fortnite Season 10 Warning: Epic Games urges iOS mobile players not to do this Fornite Battle Royale developer Epic Games has a warning for players on Apple devices wanting to play the new Season of the game. Here's what you need to know....
11:13 2019-07-21

Fortnite Brought ‘Battle Royale’ Games to the Masses. Has the Genre Peaked? The “fight for survival” type of games popularized by Fortnite has inspired imitators hoping to cash in. But there are signs of saturation in the market....
18:26 2019-07-31

Fortnite Season 10 WARNING: Bad News, Epic Games are making big changes to PC Setup Fortnite Season 10 is making some significant changes that will lock out some PC gamers if they dont have a machine that's up to spec. Here's what you need to know....
12:00 2019-07-14

Fortnite Server Status Down: Matchmaking issues not working and confirmed by Epic Games EPIC seems to be suffering from some connection issues this evening. Here's everything we know about the current Server Status issues impacting login and matchmaking....
19:39 2019-06-13

Epic Games sued for not warning parents 'Fortnite' is allegedly as addictive as cocaine Quebec parents sued "Fortnite" publisher Epic Games for a third-person shooter they allege is as addictive and dangerous as cocaine.       ...
01:13 2019-10-08

Young, entitled and over there: the rise of the begpacker Authorities in south-east Asia are clamping down on the trend of westerners asking locals for money to fund travellingName: Begpackers.Age: Young. Continue reading......
18:39 2019-07-22

Emily Hartridge death: Tributes paid to YouTube star who died in electric scooter crash as final video shows her excitement at receiving it as birthday present Emotional tributes have been paid to TV presenter and YouTuber Emily Hartridge who died in an electric scooter crash days after her final video showed her excitement at being given the vehicle as a birthday present....
17:26 2019-07-15

'Fortnite' creator Epic Games is making space for 2,000 more employees at its North Carolina headquarters "Fortnite"/Epic Games Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," is quietly expanding its headquarters and overall business. Epic recently announced plans to expand its Cary, North Carolina headquarters from 450,000 to 500,000 square feet, creating space for as many as 2,000 new employees. Epic has...
18:00 2019-10-04

UFC’s Kevin Lee plays video games while driving in shocking video This is quite the display of reckless driving. UFC fighter Kevin Lee posted a video on his Instagram of him playing video games while driving his car on a highway. He can be seen turning around and adjusting the camera – without his eyes on the road – and then proceeding to use both his......
23:00 2019-09-16

NFL 2019: As QB running numbers rise, bring on Kyler Murray NFL 2019: As QB running numbers rise in NFL following Lamar Jackson's record-setting season with Baltimore, Kyler Murray's addition in Arizona begs question of mobile quarterbacks being irreversible trend in pro game       ...
22:13 2019-08-25

Fortnite DOWN: Server Status latest as Queue is Full errors hit Epic Games PS4, Xbox game Epic has revealed that the server status for Fortnite is offline for some players as the Battle Royale game is struggling for the second time in as many days....
01:52 2019-07-12

‘Fortnite’ is branching out into original video programming In a letter to shareholders earlier this year, Netflix acknowledged what might have seemed at the time like a surprising fact: “We compete with (and lose to) Fortnite more than HBO,” the streaming video giant admitted. So much of the commentary around Netflix tends to pit it against the ...
03:52 2019-07-20

We wade through fidget spinners and porn to bring you the best games for less than $1 right now on Steam Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
11:52 2019-06-28

Two People Who Didn't Work At Telltale Games Say They're Bringing Back Telltale Games Telltale Games is back—well, at least the name is. A group of investors announced plans today to revive the iconic studio, which shut down last September, although with the company’s staff having scattered to the winds, this seems less like a revival and more like one of Clementine’s enemies....
16:00 2019-08-28

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock. In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analys...
11:01 2019-05-25

Young skaters challenge old dudes at Minneapolis X Games Skateboarding has always been a young person's game but when the X Games kicks off in Minneapolis on Thursday, competitors as young as 10 will be fighting it out for the most prestigious prizes in the sport....
08:13 2019-08-01

Theme park to bring ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Twilight’ to life this summer LOS ANGELES — Some of Lionsgate’s most popular film franchises from “Hunger Games” to “Twilight” will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the world’s first vertical theme park in China this summer. Lionsgate Entertainment World will offer severa...
11:00 2019-05-23

Jeremy Corbyn to PM: 'A lot of people have a great deal to fear' Jeremy Corbyn has told the MPs that if the prime minister "does to the country what he has done to his party" then "a lot of people have a great deal to fear"....
16:52 2019-09-04

"People Should Celebrate Eid Without Fear": J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Sringar District Magistrate Shahid Choudhary tweeted to say "restrictions have been eased" as the centre slowly relaxes the security lockdown that blanketed Jammu and Kashmir after its decision to......
13:39 2019-08-10

Meet the YouTube Mortician teaching people not to fear death Growing up, I watched Disney movies on repeat where a mermaid gave up her voice for a man and was taught I should be a damsel in distress until my Prince Charming rescued me. But I was sheltered from movies like Bambi and Lion King where, for once, the evil character didn’t die, the loved parent did...
16:00 2019-08-06

Twitch Users Watch Billions of Hours of Video, but the Site Wants to Go Beyond Fortnite The live-streaming platform, owned by Amazon, has more viewers than many cable channels. But a new ad campaign aims to show it’s good for more than video games....
20:26 2019-09-27

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can identify fear in people's faces Amazon says its contentious facial recognition technology can now detect fear in people's faces. That makes it the eighth emotion it can identify along with happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, disgust, calmness and confusion. In addition, Amazon say......
17:00 2019-08-14

Video: The fear Mercedes is playing with its Formula 1 rivals Lewis Hamilton's late fastest lap runs on old tyres during the British and French Grands Prix raises the prospect that Mercedes has not fully demonstrated its underlying speed in 2019...
17:13 2019-07-24

Special Olympics Summer Games Held At EKU, Including First Ever Young Athletes Festival RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) – Special Olympics athletes from all over the Bluegrass are at EKU this weekend for the 2019 summer games. Athletes ages 8 and older have been preparing to compete all year, and the younger kids even got a chance to join in on the fun. This year’s summer games included t...
01:26 2019-06-02

More young people suffering from strokes (WMC) Many people associate a stroke diagnosis with older patients, but doctors say younger people are at risk too. Stephanie Buntin is a 39-year-old mother, living in Memphis, Tennessee. For the most part, she and her family live a healthy life. But on Easter Sunday, Buntin said she started feeling...
21:39 2019-06-20

Why is inequality worse for young people? Income inequality is affecting a younger generation of workers more than anyone else. So why are young people especially vulnerable? CNBC's Elizabeth Schulze explains....
11:00 2019-10-11

Jammu and Kashmir People Living In Fear, No Democracy: Ghulam Nabi Azad Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad today said there is no democracy in Jammu and Kashmir and people are living in fear after the Centre scrapped the state's special status on August 5....
00:00 2019-09-26

Apple iPhone 11 camera cluster triggers some people’s 'fear of small holes' Apple unveiled its new iPhone 11 devices in a blaze of publicity Tuesday, although images of the phones’ new camera cluster are apparently sparking some peoples’ trypophobia, or "fear of small holes."...
04:52 2019-09-12

If only I’d had a colonoscopy at 45, as all black people should | Yolanda Young Scientists say it takes 10 years for a polyp to become cancerous, so had I been tested at 45, I probably could have avoided a cancer diagnosis altogether“We found a mass.”The soothing tone and wide smile with which Dr Marie Borum delivered this news was in sharp contrast to the shock and terror raci...
21:26 2019-08-06

Row over call for young people to dip into pensions to buy homes A cabinet minister has been rebuked after furious officials complained to Downing Street following a call for young people to be able to use their pension to buy their first home....
16:39 2019-06-03

I used to think festivals weren’t for older people. Now, I say, bring it on | Coco Khan My friends say they’re ‘too old’ to go, but where do we learn to shut ourselves out of experiences we love?For the British teenage music‑lover, a summer festival is a rite of passage. I remember my first as if it were yesterday. I prepared weeks in advance, gathering intel from the wristband-flaunti...
21:00 2019-06-14

Dem governors fear down-ballot impact of 2020 candidates' far-left positions: 'It scares people' Democratic governors are sounding the alarm that the increasingly far-left positions taken by the party's 2020 presidential candidates are harming electoral chances of down-ballot candidates....
12:39 2019-07-20

'It's a different era': Solskjær admits Manchester United have lost their fear factor – video The Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjær, said his side 'haven't been good enough' as they aim to put their dismal recent form behind them with a Premier League game against second-from-bottom Newcastle on Sunday.Solskjær was speaking after United's lacklustre 0-0 draw at AZ Alkmaar in the...
20:00 2019-10-04

Warren uses Zuckerberg audio in Instagram video, says the 'rich and powerful' fear her Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren took her critique of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg one step further -- in a post on Instagram, which his company owns....
12:00 2019-10-03

Billionaire Robert Smith says young people have to appreciate capitalism Billionaire Robert Smith said young Americans need a better understanding and appreciation of capitalism, as wealth and success come under attack on the Democratic campaign trail....
03:26 2019-09-20

Per Mertesacker: ‘I want to make an impact on young people’s lives’ Arsenal’s academy manager talks about his parents’ influence, Mesut Özil and what he wants from his playersHow did you find the experience of writing a book?It was a good exercise for me to reflect on 30 years within football and different experiences. Because I wasn’t regarded as that talented, I a...
08:00 2019-09-12

Colorado warns young people about vaping illnesses Colorado health officials say they have identified a second case of illness related to vaping products as a Colorado congresswoman proposes raising the age to purchase vaping products from 18 to 21. (Aug. 29)        ...
09:39 2019-08-30

Meet the young people fighting to change the world In case you missed it, young people are mad as hell and they're not going to take it any more. Samuel Fishwick meets the activists on the front line of generation change...
09:39 2019-10-03

From Charlottesville to Champaign: 40 places young people are moving 24/7 Wall St. reviewed county level migration of young adults to identify the 40 places where young people are moving.       ...
21:00 2019-08-11

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an increasingly common horn-like growth at the base of t...
03:52 2019-06-21

Microsoft plans to bring internet access to 40 million people by 2022 As of last year, approximately half the world's population is now connected to the internet. While it's definitely a positive milestone, the flip side of that number is that there are still billions of people that don't have access to any sort of int......
07:26 2019-10-08

More than 2,500 people worked to bring Netflix’s ‘Dark Crystal’ prequel to life Netflix released its new 10-episode series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance on Friday, leading into the long Labor Day weekend, giving fans of fantasy adventures like this a new world to dive into. It’s actually a prequel to the Jim Henson 1983 movie, The Dark Crystal, which got dramaticall...
01:52 2019-09-02

A third of young people polled by UN, report being a victim of online bullying Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries say they have been bullied online, while one-in-five report that they have skipped school because of it. Those are some of the key findings in a new poll released on Wednesday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Special Representative on...
11:52 2019-09-04

Horns Are Growing on Young People's Skulls Due to Phone Use: Research New research in biomechanics suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes at the back of their skulls - bone spurs caused by the forward tilt of the head....
08:26 2019-06-21

Young people’s longlist announced for National Book Awards Laurie Halse Anderson, Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander are among the 10 authors on the young people’s literature longlist for the National Book Awards...
20:13 2019-09-16

I started mentoring young people – and gave my own life a purpose I quit a job in marketing to edit a youth magazine. I loved helping to launch careers (and to send a lamb chop into space)Every morning, I would walk past my boss’s desk and see a mouse mat saying: “Keep calm, I’m in marketing.” For almost eight months, I’d stare at it, not really understanding what...
14:52 2019-06-10

Nearly 1 in 3 Young Black People Say the Democratic Party Doesn’t Care About Them Young black people are more likely than their peers to consider themselves Democrats—and “strong Democrats” at that—but nearly a third of them believe the Democratic Party doesn’t care about them, according to a recent poll....
19:39 2019-08-01

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. An analysis of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) records revealed that, from January 2004 to April...
18:26 2019-06-06

Laughing gas deaths double as young people ignore the dangers Young people are ignoring the lethal risks of laughing gas, nurses warn — with deaths doubling in just 12 months. They claim nitrous oxide, also known as hippy crack, is now taken by more than one in 10 men and one in 15 women aged 16 to 24 in the UK where, as a popular......
22:26 2019-05-21

Psychotherapy should be first option to treat depression in young people, study says Psychotherapy should be the first treatment option for young people with depression, according to research published Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry....
03:26 2019-08-01

'Call of Duty: Mobile' video game offensive boasts new 'Fortnite'-style battle royale mode Activision's new mobile 'Call of Duty' video game, free-to-play on Android and iOS, has a battle royale mode, a game style popularized by 'Fortnite.'       ...
18:52 2019-10-02

Britain to operate 70 flights to bring back people after Thomas Cook collapse More than 70 flights were scheduled to operate on Wednesday, Britain's Civil Aviation Authority said, to bring back 16,500 people after the collapse of travel firm Thomas Cook....
12:13 2019-09-25

Global renewable energy initiative aims to bring a billion people in from the dark Worldwide commission aims to end energy poverty in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia by driving investment in new technology Electricity could be delivered to more than a billion people currently living without it within a decade by linking up small-scale projects into a giant, environmentally-frien...
18:26 2019-09-13

Inside the lawless tunnel network below the Las Vegas strip where thousands of homeless people live in fear of being washed away Jacob Kepler/Bild am Sonntag A network of sewage tunnels underneath the Las Vega strip houses thousands of homeless people, who call themselves the "Mole People". They live in concrete pits that are meant to drain rainwater from the city after a storm. This means that when it does rain, people are ...
19:13 2019-09-11

Young people are registering to vote at concerts in record-breaking numbers Grande partnered with non-profit voter registration group HeadCount in March, telling fans to "use your voice and get your 'thank u, next gen' sticker." Her message appears to be getting through....
22:01 2019-07-01

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe....
02:13 2019-09-20

Hundreds of young people join Greta Thunberg in climate protest outside UN Swedish teen climate activist protests among surging crowdsYoung speakers chant: ‘Don’t just watch us – join us’Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg was joined by swelling and excited crowds of American teenagers at a protest outside the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, in a further blossoming...
02:13 2019-08-31

‘I’ve seen young people being stabbed, shot and killed. I don’t want to be passive observer anymore’ Milambo Makani has learned through boxing and his own experience that he wants to make a change. He discusses the Knock Out Crime project The post ‘I’ve seen young people being stabbed, shot and killed. I don’t want to be passive observer anymore’ appeared first on Boxing New...
17:13 2019-08-13

From Champaign to Charlottesville: 40 places young people are moving to for cheaper homes 24/7 Wall St. reviewed county level migration of young adults to identify the 40 places where young people are moving.       ...
05:39 2019-08-19

Watch: Selena Gomez, Joe Jonas support young people at WE Day 2019 Selena Gomez, Joe Jonas, Natalie Portman, Neil Patrick Harris and other stars celebrate youth making a difference in their communities in the WE Day special....
19:39 2019-07-16

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the International Dialogue on Migration at the UN, convened by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday....
16:00 2019-05-21

Protesting Climate Change, Young People Take to Streets in a Global Strike Anxious about the future and angry about the failure to curb the crisis, hundreds of thousands joined an urgent call for action against climate change....
23:39 2019-09-20

K-Pop Supergroup BTS Is Taking a Break to ‘Enjoy the Ordinary Lives of Young People in Their 20s’ They’ve broken records for K-pop worldwide, but after six years of constant global touring and music production, BTS is going on an “official and extended period of rest,” their parent company BigHit Entertainment shared over the weekend. It’s the first time since their debut...
23:13 2019-08-12

Young people growing ‘horns’ on the back of their skulls from phone use: Study A study shows that young people are growing horn-like bone spurs at the base of their head, and researchers believe that the appendages are a result of cellphone use....
23:00 2019-06-20

Suicide rates among young people reach their highest level since 2000 Suicide rates among young people are rising, reaching the highest levels since 2000, a study published Tuesday finds. But most alarming, the researchers said, was a 21 percent rise in boys aged 15-19 dying by suicide in 2017 from the year before. “Previous studies talked more of an increase in...
12:26 2019-06-20

'This Is Only the Beginning:' Young People Demand Justice at New York's Climate Strikes Earther is working with student journalists to cover Friday’s climate strikes. This story is part of a series of pieces showing the strike through their eyes. You can see previous coverage here.Read more......
03:26 2019-09-23

Greta Thunberg at UN Youth Climate Summit: 'We young people are unstoppable' Roy Rochlin/WireImage Climate activist Greta Thunberg said that during the climate strikes across the globe on Friday "we showed that we are united, and that we young people are unstoppable." She spoke briefly at the first UN Youth Climate Summit Saturday, ahead of her remarks to the UN General Ass...
06:26 2019-09-22

Which Dead People Would You Dig Up and Disturb Their Eternal Rest and Bring Back to This Shitworld Just to Get Their Trump Takes? On Thursday, Washington Post columnist and CNN analyst Josh Rogin posed an interesting hypothetical and followed it up with three of the dumbest answers imaginable:...
22:52 2019-10-04

Depression may be on the rise among people who used to smoke A large observational study finds that the rates of major depression, marijuana use, and binge drinking are on the rise among people who quit smoking....
08:39 2019-09-03

Suicide rates among America's young people continue to soar, study shows Suicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years -- so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, new research has found....
19:52 2019-06-18

In Northern Ireland, Young People Worry Bloody History Could Return After Brexit As the prospect of Britain abruptly leaving the European Union with no deal becomes more likely, a younger generation that escaped the violence in Northern Ireland see a physical border as divisive and risky....
21:00 2019-08-21

Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi Are Teaming Up to Help Young People Navigate Racism Jason Reynolds wants to start an honest conversation about racism with young people — and he’s doing just that in a new book with Ibram X. Kendi, the publisher told TIME exclusively. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, a young adult version of Kendi’s award-winning book, will be ...
05:26 2019-08-21

How Tessa Thompson Hopes to Inspire a Young Generation of People in Men in Black: International Tessa Thompson continues to be all kinds of goals. Speaking to E! News at the New York City premiere of Men in Black: International, the 35-year-old actress shared the heartwarming and......
05:26 2019-06-13

Prominent Indian businesswomen warns young people on the dangers of trying to get rich quick Priya Paul, ranked by Forbes as one of Asia's 50 most powerful businesswomen, warned would-be entrepreneurs there were "so many ways of losing money" that were not always taken into account by start-up founders....
17:52 2019-08-06

Atari: Antstream Arcade to bring thousands of retro games to Atari VCS console Atari revealed today that Antstream Arcade will to bring thousands of retro games to Atari VCS console when the system launches in March 2020.Read More...
10:52 2019-09-30

Video Shows UP Cops Thrashing Young Man As His Terrified Nephew Looks On A young man in eastern Uttar Pradesh's Siddharth Nagar district, near the border with Nepal, was beaten, dragged on the road and slapped by two policemen on Tuesday, the visuals of which were capture......
11:13 2019-09-13

Fortnite Server Downtime: 9.10 UPDATE and Fortnite x Michael Jordan Event News for May 22 Fortnite is releasing a brand new Season 9 update today. This, of course, means downtime and server maintenance. Here's everything you need to know, including a few details about the Fortnite x Michael Jordan NBA event....
12:13 2019-05-22

PS5 games news: Bad news Xbox, Sony PlayStation could bring back this huge game exclusive Sony looks like it could be staffing up to bring back a massive PlayStation exclusive franchise - here's what you need to know about the studio's potential future plans....
07:52 2019-07-05

Is Fortnite Down? How Long Will Fortnite Be Down? PS4, Xbox Server Status on August 8 Is Fortnite down? Has Epic server status gone offline? Is anyone else having connection issues, or is it just you? This is the best place to look to find the answers to all these questions and more....
14:39 2019-08-08

Are young people growing horns because of mobile phones? Not so fast | Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz Mobile phones probably aren’t turning young people into literal demons from hell just yetPeople are strange about mobile phones. On the one hand, we can’t live without them. A modern existence is almost entirely reliant on the ability to at all times be connected to virtually every person alive toda...
11:26 2019-06-21

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visited the Security Council on Wednesday with a simple message from the field that “young people care about peace”....
00:00 2019-07-18

A Young Life Ends After 4 Steps on Video, and Afghans Can’t Stop Watching The Taliban bombing in Kabul that was cited as a reason to end peace talks was caught on camera, along with a man’s desperate scramble to evade death....
06:26 2019-09-22

You can watch the 'Fortnite' World Cup finals while playing 'Fortnite' Are you such a big Fortnite fan that you can't bear the thought of having to stop playing to watch the Fortnite World Cup finals? You're in luck. Epic Games has introduced picture-in-picture streaming as part of the game's 9.41 update, giving you a......
19:26 2019-07-23

Video Streaming Service Adoption Driven by Young Indians, Survey Claims Indians under the age of 35 years account for 89 percent of the country's total video streaming platform users, Counterpoint Technology claimed in a consumer survey report....
17:00 2019-06-19

Get Over Yourself and Play Video Games With Your Kid You have to play video games with your children. It isn’t optional anymore. It’s your parental responsibility. Your child is growing up in an electronically mediated world, where the line between “virtual” and “real” life is becoming more and more blurred....
22:39 2019-06-11

We Need More Funny Video Games Comedy is one of the toughest things to get right. A lot of what makes humor connect is delivery and timing, whether it be an energetic setup to a deadpan punchline or an awkward silence left to linger in a movie scene. Games have plenty of throwaway jokes, which do shine in games like Uncharted, bu...
02:13 2019-08-17

Video Games Should Be Weirder I’ve been thinking a lot about yesterday’s surprise announcement of Playdate, the new handheld games experiment from Firewatch publisher Panic. More than anything, it’s weird: A small, single-purpose handheld with a set 12-week program of mystery games is the sort of thing that demands your attentio...
10:39 2019-05-24

The Best Video Games of 2019 (So Far) The stretch of summer between E3 and the holiday season is a hard time to be a video game fan. The industry tantalized us with all the wonderful games it’s making, but the problem is that most of those new and amazing-sounding games won’t come out until at least November. But that just m...
19:52 2019-06-27

The Rolling Stones 2019 tour: Bigger, better video screens bring Mick & Keith up close Improved video technology used on the Rolling Stones' current U.S. tour makes the stage cleaner and puts the focus on the band, not props.        ...
21:39 2019-07-03

Swift, Cardi B and Missy Elliott bring girl power to Video Music Awards show Taylor Swift won video of the year and Ariana Grande was voted artist of the year in a girl-powered MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) show on Monday, while rapper Cardi B won best hip-hop video and newcomer Lizzo celebrated large women....
06:26 2019-08-27

Who Were the Mysterious Neolithic People That Enabled the Rise of Ancient Egypt? To many, ancient Egypt is synonymous with the pharaohs and pyramids of the Dynastic period starting about 3,100 BC. ...
22:26 2019-08-02

The secret lives of extreme larks: what do people who rise at 4am do with their mornings? Getting up before dawn is more common than you might think, and can be great for exercise, self-improvement and wildlife watchingA new study suggests that extreme early risers – people who are willingly up by 5.30am – may not just be restricted to a handful of tech CEOs and your annoying cat. Around...
21:00 2019-08-14

Philly Park Officials Criticized for Installing Devices That Blare High-Frequency Noise at Young People There is growing criticism of Philadelphia officials’ decision to install sonic devices called the Mosquito that constantly emit extremely loud, high-frequency noise from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. every night designed to be audible only to persons aged 13 to 25, according to a Friday report by NPR’s M...
09:00 2019-07-07

Steam will soon allow you to play couch co-op games with people online Steam is finding a way to take local multiplayer online, apparently recognizing that sometimes couch co-op isn’t an option. This new option will allow users to play any kind of multiplayer game without the other person needing to be in the same room. Valve revealed the feature, called Remote Play To...
21:00 2019-10-10

Cowboys' DeMarcus Lawrence explains viral video of snubbing young Giants fan You'll have to excuse DeMarcus Lawrence if he didn't see the harm in refusing when a young fan in a Saquon Barkley jersey asked for an autograph.       ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Jürgen Klopp says Frank Lampard's Chelsea reminds him of his young Dortmund team – video The Liverpool manager, Jürgen Klopp, has said that the inexperienced Chelsea side Frank Lampard has fielded this season reminds him of his own young Borussia Dortmund team from several years ago. All Chelsea's Premier League goals this season have been scored by three English players – Tammy Abraham...
18:26 2019-09-20

Video Games That Let You Travel To The Moon This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission and the Moon landing. Five decades ago, NASA used old computers and a lot of math to send men to the moon and bring them back. In honor of this historic event, let’s take a look back at some of the best trips to the Moon featu...
20:26 2019-07-20

Play These Retro Video Games With Your Kid You know who are the worst people on earth? Dingbats who condescendingly scoff at creative works because they’re not “modern.” Those who go to revival screenings to guffaw at pre-digital special effects, or who say things like, “This game sucks! The graphics are so blocky and it doesn’t auto-save ev...
01:52 2019-07-25

Help Your Kid Become a Better Problem Solver With These Video Games If you haven’t picked up a controller in a while, you might see your kids’ video games as mindless fun, or as their reward for cleaning their room. But video games can be more than that. While immersed in a virtual world, children can learn how to solve complex problems—a skill they’ll need long aft...
22:13 2019-08-05

We Do Not Need To Defend Video Games From Politicians We have reached the point in American society where you can reliably predict the series of events that immediately follow a mass shooting. In 2019, you can set a clock to it: After the shock and scramble to understand what happened amid the chaotic perpetual loop of social media and cable news, we b...
05:00 2019-08-06

The 50 best video games of the 21st century Want to build worlds, become a crime kingpin, get lost in space, or enter the afterlife? Then our countdown of the 50 best games of the era has something for youMore of the best TV | Film | Albums | Art | Comedy Continue reading......
12:00 2019-09-19

Video games do not cause violence – but makers do need to think about it There is no compelling evidence that games cause real-life bloodshed, but the industry must address its attitude to guns and conflict, or risk being drowned out by fearmongersIt was not a surprise to see Donald Trump and a cabal of other Republican politicians seeking to implicate video games in the...
17:39 2019-08-07

Ben Simmons will probably beat you one-on-one -- in video games Besides being good at basketball, Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons is good at video games. The Australian guard's current favorite is PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, but his love for video games began while playing Resistance and Call of Duty....
21:00 2019-07-31

No, there's still no link between video games and violence NEW YORK (AP) — Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas....
17:26 2019-08-06

All The Video Games You Can't Play When You're Pregnant There are plenty of fun things you can’t really do when pregnant: waterslides, alcohol, trampolines, staying up past 10pm. You’d think that video games would be a totally unaffected pursuit, but as I’ve discovered, even cherished sofa-time is not safe....
20:00 2019-05-22

A brief history of cheating at video games For as long as we've played games, there have been players willing to break the rules in order to win. Whether it's rolling weighted dice, counting cards, or hip checking pinball machines, you can bet your bottom dollar that if there's a game of chan......
17:26 2019-06-15

Lightsabers In Video Games Are Too Weak At E3 this past week we saw a good amount of gameplay from the upcoming Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the new game from Apex Legends developers Respawn Entertainment. The game looks good and I’m excited to see characters like Saw Gerrera appear. But it has the problem that so many other Star Wars ga...
22:52 2019-06-16

Drew Brees promotes 'Bring Your Bible to School Day' in video for anti-LGBTQ group 'Focus on the Family' Bring Your Bible Drew Brees appeared in a video for Focus on the Family to promote "Bring Your Bible to School Day" on October 3. Focus on the Family is an American Christian conservative organization with a history of anti-LGBTQ activities, according to the Human Rights Campaign. The organization...
19:00 2019-09-05

Hell yeah, it's finally time for the people to rise up and storm Area 51 Look, there’s absolutely no way the American government is hiding aliens in Area 51. They’re obviously in a different base by now, having been dressed up in children’s clothing, packed into a sedan, and driven during the cover of night to a new, better concealed location. Still, this hasn’t stopped ...
18:13 2019-07-12

Why video games are shooting down the Hollywood model If a game studio wants to stick around long term, it’s going to need a subscription strategy. It’s going to have to make every month a launch month.Read More...
18:00 2019-08-18

E3 2019: the future of video games is complicated The end of consoles, the dawn of streaming subscriptions and a lack of clarity. E3 might not be changing but the way we play isDespite the absence of Sony PlayStation, this year’s annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles delivered the usual whirlwind of new game announcements, trailers, m...
21:13 2019-06-13

The 10 Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play This Fall Can you feel it in the air? The heat is starting to falter. The wind is coming in stronger. Starbucks is about to start selling Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Fall is almost here, and with it come all the biggest video game releases of the year. It’s already been a great year for video games, but the i...
20:13 2019-08-26

Video Games Get One Step Closer To Being In The Olympics Although the Olympics are known more physical competitive pursuits like gymnastics and swimming, the organization has been inching closer and closer to the world of esports over the last few years. Its latest toe dip into the water comes in the form of a $500,000 gaming tournament hosted with Intel,...
23:13 2019-09-11

No link between video games and violence, studies say NEW YORK (AP) — Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas....
06:00 2019-08-07

The DeanBeat: Would politics make video games better? As I watched my Facebook feed explode about President Donald Trump’s racist comments this week, I couldn’t help but notice that game developers are political creatures, just like everybody else. But if you looked at their games for political messages, you would think that they’re a...
19:13 2019-07-19

The Days When Blockbuster Had Exclusive Video Games On the season finale of Complete In Box, we’re taking a look at a piece of gaming history that’s so totally ‘90s: The rental store exclusive video game....
01:52 2019-06-06

I Never Got Into Real Hockey But I Love NHL Video Games I couldn’t tell you the name of the cover athlete of EA’s NHL 20 off the top of my head. For that matter, I couldn’t identify the players on the cover of NHL 18 or 19 ,despite both games still being installed on my Xbox One dashboard. I have little knowledge of the real-life sport of ice hockey, but...
06:26 2019-09-14

NBA stars dish on their love of video games From NBA 2K's association with the league to the numerous players who take Fortnite seriously enough to play in pro-ams, gaming is a big thing across the league....
21:00 2019-07-31

'Fear is spreading.' Employees expose culture of fear at Hong Kong's flagship airline During the week, Ricky pilots passenger jets traveling around the world for one of Hong Kong's flagship airlines, Cathay Pacific. But when the weekend arrives, he sheds his pilot cap and blazer in exchange for a face mask and helmet, and goes out to join the anti-government protests which have domin...
13:13 2019-09-30

Mysterious Indus Valley people gave rise to modern-day South Asians Ancient DNA evidence reveals that the people of the mysterious and complex Indus Valley Civilization are genetically linked to modern South Asians today....
22:26 2019-09-09

Video from raid on Jeffrey Epstein's Palm Beach mansion showed nude images of young women A video showing a 2005 police raid of Jeffrey Epstein’s Palm Beach mansion reveals a home decorated in part with illicit photos and imagery of young women....
03:26 2019-08-30

Joe Biden says video games may play role in gun violence Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden agreed with President Trump’s sentiments Monday that violence in video games could be connected with rising gun violence in the U.S., saying video games teach children it’s OK to just shoot somebody and “blow their brains out.”...
08:39 2019-08-06

After Nearly 40 Years, Video Games Still Don't Do Lord Of The Rings Justice For decades, The Lord of the Rings has been one of the world’s most influential and revered stories. While J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy series has been successfully adapted into a beloved film trilogy, the track record of video games set in Middle-Earth has been a bit more dubious. From text-based adven...
20:00 2019-05-22

I Miss Simple Video Games That Didn't Try Too Hard As someone obsessed with handheld gaming consoles, Nintendo’s Switch should have been the ultimate portable system for me. Instead, it actually made me nostalgic for Tiger Electronics’ LCD handhelds; arguably some of the first true portable video game systems. They were cheap, durable, simple, and a...
21:39 2019-08-28

The 34 hottest video games you shouldn't miss in 2019 The Pokémon Company 2019 is shaping up to be a big year in gaming. Things are already popping off with the launch of a long-awaited sequel, "Kingdom Hearts 3," which arrived in late January, and the explosively popular "Apex Legends" in March. But that's just the beginning — major games are e...
22:39 2019-05-27

Congress is focusing on video games — how should the industry react? The video game industry must be clear-eyed and strategically prepared to address issues from regulators before they become a hornet’s nest of problems.Read More...
01:13 2019-06-05

‘Accessibility’ and ‘playability’ in video games are not the same thing — here’s why that matters This article was originally published by Super Jump Magazine, an independent publication all about celebrating great video games and their creators through carefully-crafted, in-depth features produced by a diverse team of games journalists, designers, and enthusiasts. It was founded by games journa...
10:00 2019-09-27

Video games more often blamed when school shooters are white (Reuters Health) - In the wake of school shootings, people are more likely to blame violent video games for the crime when perpetrators are white than when they are black, a small U.S. study suggests....
22:52 2019-09-19

More U.S. millennials subscribe to video games than traditional pay TV: survey More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape....
23:39 2019-06-10

More millennials subscribe to video games than traditional paid TV NEW YORK – More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape. About 53% of people born between 1983 and 1996...
17:52 2019-06-11

No, Video Games Don’t Cause Mass Shootings. But The Conversation Shouldn’t End There As night follows day, as prayers follow thoughts, so talk of video game violence follows a mass shooting, that most inevitable of American news stories. In a speech on Monday, President Trump responded to two such recent tragedies, one in Dayton, Ohio, one in El Paso, Texas by condemning “grue...
08:00 2019-08-09

On the road again? These mobile video games add fun to summer journeys Summer means traveling for many. Mobile video games can come in handy when you have time to spare -- or pass -- during your excursions.       ...
12:26 2019-08-03

U.S. millennials prefer video games to traditional pay TV -survey More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape....
22:00 2019-06-10

Spaceships, spooks and shoot 'em ups: the best video games of the autumn From ultra-violent alien hunts to a honking, flapping goose simulator, here are our video game highlights for the seasonThe third title in the comic book-inspired sci-fi looter-shooter series takes its familiar cast of antiheroes on another hyperactive, ultra-violent alien hunt across a range of pos...
17:13 2019-09-09

Virtual Reality Video Games That Double as Exercise Virtual reality is still niche, but a growing crop of VR games with a fitness element may inspire people to pick up a headset. Here’s what to know before you get started....
02:00 2019-09-18

Ars goes back to school: The video games that threatened our college GPA Enlarge / A photographer's approximation of what LAN party life was like for Ars Technica staffers in the CRT monitor era. (credit: Getty Images) With Labor Day out of the way, school is afoot here for most high school and college kids in the States—and that, of course, means procrastination by wa...
17:00 2019-09-08

Video games to get ESPN, MTV treatment in new VENN Network The Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN), aims to be the ESPN and E! for game culture and give Twitch and YouTube some competition.       ...
17:52 2019-09-18

New Video Inspired by Madonna’s ‘I Rise’ Captures Global Protest Movement “Freedom,” sings Madonna, “is what you choose to do with what’s been done to you.” This lyric from the artist’s new song “I Rise,” off her 14th studio album Madame X, is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit. A new video inspired by the song,...
20:52 2019-06-19

Junichi Masuda Reminds People: Game Freak Makes The Pokémon Games Quick! Who has made the mainline Pokémon games? That’s right, Game Freak. But some people think the answer is Nintendo. According to Junichi Masuda, lots of people do....
16:13 2019-07-23

Another mass shooting, another wave of politicians pointing at video games Enlarge / A killer in training? (credit: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) In the wake of a horrific mass shooting in El Paso that the suspected shooter wrote was "a response to the Hispanic invasion of Texas," high-ranking Republican politicians are including video games in the list o...
23:00 2019-08-05

One of the Best Indie Video Games of 2015 Is Back As a Deluxe Edition What happens to us when we die? In the world of Gravity Ghosts, an indie platformer from developer Ivy Games, spirits ascend to a celestial realm where they collect stars, help animals, and uncover the mysteries of their life and death. That’s Iona’s path, anyway, the game’s 12-yea...
20:39 2019-08-12

Here’s what games I’d be playing if National Video Game Day was a real holiday Oh wow it’s National Video Game Day again already? I couldn’t care less, and neither could you unless you’re selling something. It’s a stupid, nonsense holiday. But what if it wasn’t? What if we lived in a parallel universe where NVG Day was a universally revered high holy day? I might finally have ...
00:52 2019-09-13

UPDATE 1-More U.S. millennials subscribe to video games than traditional pay TV -survey More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape....
22:52 2019-06-10

We Are Starting To Suspect That ‘National Video Games Day’ Might Be A Nonsense Holiday Did you know that today is National Video Games Day? We didn’t. In fact, we are getting an inkling that this might not be a real holiday....
20:26 2019-09-12

In Dustnet, You Explore The Ruins Of One Of Video Games' Most Beloved Maps Even within the internet’s vast digital memory, nothing is guaranteed to last—especially not games. Maybe a company runs out of money and has to cut the cord. Or maybe disinterest turns servers into ghost towns, with not even a pixelated tumbleweed in sight. Dustnet takes the latter idea to its utmo...
01:39 2019-07-19

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
16:13 2019-05-21

Level Ex produces video games that doctors are playing on their smartphones. Doctors can perfect their craft playing Level Ex medical video games, and even earn continuing education credits towards maintaining their licenses.       ...
11:00 2019-06-12

REFILE-U.S. millennials prefer video games to traditional pay TV -survey More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape....
00:13 2019-06-11

How A Colorblind Artist Makes Magic Cards & Video Games Paul Scott Canavan is one of the best artists working in entertainment today, with a list of clients and employers ranging from Wizards of the Coast to Valve to Games Workshop....
02:26 2019-09-04

Psychology Today: TV, video games ‘encourage kids to use guns’ When President Trump cited violence in media and video games as a driver of mass shootings like those last weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, he was met with mockery by critics....
21:52 2019-08-06

These free mobile video games on Android and iOS can add to Memorial Day weekend fun Columnist Marc Saltzman suggests some mobile games you can use to pass the time at home or on a trip this Memorial Day holiday weekend.        ...
16:13 2019-05-24

In South Korea, schools are bringing video games into the classroom High schools and universities offer esports as an academic discipline, a plan being copied around the world. It’s helping give some students a sense of achievement and self-worth. ...
06:13 2019-08-25

Trump condemns role of video games in ‘glorification of violence’ President Donald Trump condemned the role that video games in creating a culture of "the glorification of violence in our society" and said it has to stop.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-06

Beyond the moral panic: Video games can help us deal with grief, depression Enlarge / A visitor holds a hand control unit to play Minecraft during the EGX gaming conference in London, September 2014. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Pete Etchells lost his father to motor neuron disease as a teenager, and often, when the anniversary of his death rolled arou...
13:00 2019-07-17

E3 2019: Seek out these off-the-wall video games for experiences beyond the norm From the hundreds of video games displayed at the recent E3 expo, here's four upcoming releases that offer offbeat, quirky adventures.       ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Trump linked video games with mass shootings. Here’s what science actually says During a press conference Monday, Trump tacked the blame for the shootings on video games, which, according to him, harbour a culture that celebrates violence....
23:26 2019-08-05

Revealed: global video games giants avoiding millions in UK tax Four large companies – including Sony and Sega – have claimed close to half of all relief from a culture-focused tax policyA UK tax policy intended to boost the domestic video games industry has been used by some of the world’s largest entertainment companies to avoid paying tens of millions of poun...
12:52 2019-10-02

Id Software built a framework to make streaming video games better Bethesda is jumping on the cloud-gaming train with Orion, a software collection that optimizes game engines for streaming. Essentially, Orion is designed to make games run better on platforms like Google's Stadia or Microsoft's xCloud. It works with......
11:13 2019-06-10

On Memorial Day weekend, return to video games you've put aside recently Beyond remembering departed veterans, Memorial Day can also be a time to remember video games such as "Days Gone" and "Overwatch" set aside recently.        ...
14:52 2019-05-25

When it comes to awful Stephen King adaptations, video games just can't be beat Earlier this week we ran a piece highlighting the best and weirdest of the extremely wide world of Stephen King adaptations, from film, to TV, to weird, barely recognizable outliers. While reading that piece, you may have noticed that one major medium—one whose rise, coincidentally, mirrored King’s ...
21:26 2019-09-06

When “easy mode” isn’t enough: An analysis of unclear lessons in video games Enlarge / Even the most renowned video games don't teach their players as well as we all assume, according to a surprisingly comprehensive video cited in this article. (credit: Aurich Lawson) For years, we at Ars Technica have discussed how the video game industry might benefit from tearing down i...
16:52 2019-10-04

No, Walmart Isn't Telling Its Stores To Remove Violent Video Games One day after Walmart asked employees to remove signage for “violent” video games, a news report said that Walmart is going one step further and ceasing sales for most video games. According to a Walmart representative speaking with Kotaku, that is not the case....
13:39 2019-08-10

VENN Network aims to do for video games what MTV, ESPN has done for music and sports The Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN), aims to be the ESPN and E! for game culture and give Twitch and YouTube some competition.       ...
06:00 2019-09-18

Microsoft and Sony team up for video games in the cloud, but what's it mean for gamers? Microsoft and Sony battle it out console video game dominance. But they are teaming up to make cloud gaming services as good as video streaming.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Click, whir, ping: the lost sounds of loading video games From the Apple II to the ZX Spectrum, the aural experience of loading a game from a cassette, disc or cartridge was all part of the funThe first time I ever put a ​5¼-inch disk into an Apple II drive to play Lode Runner, I was hooked. It seemed wildly futuristic – this was in the early 1980s – but t...
10:26 2019-08-27

Nintendo announces Indie World video event with 20 minutes of games Indie World is not a theme park for alternative-music fans -- it's the new indie-game showcase from Nintendo. And it's coming Monday, August 19.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

Hunt for ‘Easter eggs' in your some of the latest video games Tech columnist Marc Saltzman helps you find special treats, so-called "Easter eggs," hidden in some of the hottest video game titles.       ...
18:52 2019-07-20

From Weird Dreams to Granny's Garden: a brief history of cursed video games They were weird and obscure and no one else remembers them – here are the old computer games that still give us the chillsIt was Caverns of Khafka for me. Discovered one rainy afternoon in a Debenhams bargain bin, this weird Commodore 64 dungeon exploration game totally freaked me out with its funer...
16:00 2019-09-06

Why video games struggle to navigate mental health’s tricky waters Video games are starting to tackle themes of mental health but to succeed they will need novel-like characterisation, says Jacob Aron in his monthly column...
21:00 2019-07-31

Cloud computing may put Big Tech ahead in future of video games: Citi Cloud-based gaming could allow Big Tech - particularly Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Inc's Google - to pull revenue away from traditional video game publishers in the coming years, Citi analysts said in a research note on Tuesday....
03:00 2019-06-12

Tokyo 2020 medals unveiled with one year until Olympic Games – video The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled today with exactly one year to go until next year's Games.The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an extravagant ceremony, which was attended by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach a...
15:13 2019-07-24

Why Video Game Creators Are Skipping the Bloodshed and Making ‘Pacifist Games’ Instead A deer and a fawn are lost far from home, with no idea where they are or how they can get back to the woods. With the help of glowing antlers, curiosity and sheer will, the animals travel through wheat fields, abandoned subway systems and surreal sewers to make it back where they belong. This is Way...
08:00 2019-08-07

Bargain shopping for video games, gaming accessories can pay off at dollar stores Video game junkies can find treasures at dollar stores. The bargains include headphones, batteries, chargers, other accessories and 'Titanfall 2.'        ...
14:52 2019-05-25

Video games, violence and mass shootings have a long, complicated history Over the years, politicians and gun rights advocates have blamed violent games for real-life violence. But is it true?       ...
02:26 2019-08-06

Trump condemns bigotry, blames video games for mass shootings The US president said he supports increased mental health assessments to prevent more attacks. He also advocated restricted access to violent video games and stronger criminal punishments for shootings....
05:52 2019-08-06

President Donald Trump blames video games (again) for mass shooting The weekend was a particularly hellish one, as mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio occurred in less than 24 hours. At least 31 people died and countless more were injured. As Americans are rocked by the tragedy and attempt to understand it, the President has gone on record to finger vi...
05:00 2019-08-06

Oculus Quest: Download these five video games for the new virtual reality headset The Oculus Quest, Facebook's latest virtual reality headset, is now available. Here's some of the best VR video games to try with the new device.        ...
16:13 2019-06-01

Guns or video games: What kind of stand do businesses dare make? Walmart says that it's removing video game displays as a mark of respect, following the recent deadly shootings. Is there room for a little more respect for life, beginning with tech companies?...
12:52 2019-08-10

REFILE-UPDATE 1-More U.S. millennials subscribe to video games than traditional pay TV -survey More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape....
00:13 2019-06-11

Sex, dragons and dirty tricks – video games for Game of Thrones fans From royal role-playing to battle simulators, these games will satisfy Westeros refugees as the TV saga nears its endPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Continue reading......
15:52 2019-05-21

A Collection Of Beautiful, Hand-Drawn Maps For Video Games And RPGs We’ve got a very cool feature for tonight’s Fine Art: the work of Francesca Baerald, an Italian artist who has drawn gorgeous fantasy maps for companies like Square Enix, Fantasy Flight, Games Workshop and Dark Horse....
05:39 2019-08-27

Louisville gamer startup is changing the negative stereotypes around video games Nonprofit Louisville Makes Games wants to challenge video game developer stereotypes and educate the next generation of gamers and developers.       ...
02:00 2019-08-10

Your doctor may be playing medical video games at work. That could be good for your health Doctors playing medical video games on their phones from Level Ex could be better prepared for your next surgery.       ...
11:26 2019-06-12

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange cluster, all involving teens. The cases now involve teens and young adults. According to the Wisconsin De...
00:39 2019-08-03

Study: Blaming mass shootings on video games is based on racial discrimination Since the first “violent” video game was created, there have been endless claims that video games lead to violent behavior in real life — despite study after study proving this theory wrong. The speculation is still prominent as last month, after multiple mass shootings in the US, President Trump bl...
13:52 2019-09-18

Trump denounces white supremacy after shootings, cites video games and internet President Donald Trump on Monday called for urgent action to prevent gun violence and said all Americans must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy" after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people and wounded dozens....
17:39 2019-08-05

George R.R. Martin just like the rest of us, puts off important projects by messing with video games We can’t imagine it’s easy being George R.R. Martin. It’s bad enough that the complicated backlash surrounding the the final season of Game Of Thrones has been inevitably dripping back on to the book series that inspired it over the last few months; there’s also the fact that few figures in American...
05:00 2019-06-08

Make time to play these ‘must-have’ video games for your Apple Watch Despite its teeny screen, the Apple Watch Series 4 can deliver video games that serve as digital diversions when you have some minutes to spare.       ...
21:26 2019-06-08

'It inspired a generation': Tony Hawk on how the Pro Skater video games changed lives Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater appeared on PlayStation 20 years ago this week – and transformed sports sims for ever. Hawk and the game’s developers assess the impact of the 100m-selling seriesWhen Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater was released 20 years ago this week, initial projections for the game were modest. Alth...
19:39 2019-09-04

Blizzard's Hong Kong Missteps Prove Video Games Aren't Neutral On Monday night, professional Hearthstone player and Grandmasters tournament competitor Chung “blitzchung” Ng Wai gave an interview. At the end of his interview, Chung expressed support for the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, reciting a protest slogan and wearing a mask associated with the activists ...
21:00 2019-10-09

Dow adds 400 points after US delays China tariffs on cellphones, video games computers The Dow surged Tuesday after the US delays some planned tariffs on Chinese goods and removed some items entirely. The S&P and Nasdaq also rose.       ...
22:00 2019-08-13

Dow, stocks surge after US delays China tariffs on cellphones, video games computers The Dow surged Tuesday morning after the US delays some planned tariffs on Chinese goods and removed some items entirely. The S&P and Nasdaq also rose.        ...
19:26 2019-08-13

Amazon made video games for its workers to reduce tedium of warehouse jobs Enlarge / Workers and packages inside an Amazon warehouse. (credit: Getty Images | Macduff Everton) Amazon has created video games that its warehouse workers can "play" while they fill customer orders in an effort to speed up fulfillment and relieve the tedium of packing products into boxes. The W...
03:52 2019-05-23

'Pokemon,' 'Gears of War' and other nostalgic video games are a multi-billion-dollar business "Pokémon," "Final Fantasy," and "Gears of War" are about as different as video games can be, but what they share in common is surprising: They're more than a decade old and still producing new, exceedingly popular games....
22:39 2019-06-27

E3 2019: Ubisoft's Uplay plus will bolster Google Stadia with 100+ video games Ubisoft will bring a new Uplay Plus subscription service to Google Stadia in 2020. More than 100 PC video games such as 'Ghost Recon' can be streamed.       ...
15:13 2019-06-11

Agora.io lets game developers embed video chat in Unity games Agora.io, a voice and video streaming platform, announced that game developers can now easily embed high-quality video chat in their Unity games.Read More...
04:52 2019-06-21

Video game stocks slide after Trump implicates games in mass shootings Shares of Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard and other major video game companies fell sharply on Monday following President Donald Trump's speech addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
00:52 2019-08-06

2019 People's Choice Awards' Most Nominated Stars, Shows & Movies: Games of Thrones, Ariana Grande & More! The E! People's Choice Awards are all about celebrating the best in movies, television, music and pop culture. So, it should come as no surprise that Game of Thrones, Ariana Grande and......
20:52 2019-09-17

Video appears to show helicopter flying erratically before high-rise crash in New York City A dramatic video circulating on social media purportedly shows a helicopter flying erratically over the East River moments before crash landing on the roof a high-rise building near New York City’s famed Time Square....
20:13 2019-06-11

'Langer has another thing coming': Jofra Archer ready to rise to Test cricket challenge – video England paceman Jofra Archer insists he is ready to rise to the challenge of Test cricket and warned Australia coach Justin Langer 'he has another thing coming' if he thinks otherwise. Archer is set to make his Test debut at Lord's in the second match of the Ashes on Wednesday, the same venue where ...
19:00 2019-08-12

Report Finds Media More Likely to Cite Video Games as Factor in Shootings When Suspect Is White Researchers have long discredited the link between video games and gun violence—more specifically, mass shootings. But not only is the narrative false, like many other facets of American life, it’s also touched by race....
22:52 2019-09-18

Mexico's TV Azteca, Allied Esports plan digital channel to show video games Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca said on Thursday it had agreed to form a "strategic alliance" with Allied Esports and Black Ridge Acquisition Corp to create a digital channel broadcasting electronic sports....
22:00 2019-06-20

Trump blames mental illness, video games and social media for mass shootings Donald Trump has blamed America's latest mass shootings on video games, mental illness and social media, after 31 people died in attacks in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
06:26 2019-08-06

The dead-eyed new Lion King painfully illustrates the difference between cinema and video games For a generation of children, the sight of lion prince Simba watching his father, Mufasa, die in a wildebeest stampede in 1994’s The Lion King represented a first encounter with mortality. Disney’s animators render the moment with a terrible poignancy that can stay with a person for the rest of thei...
14:26 2019-07-16

James Bond director delays filming for video games, infuriates crew: report Fresh mutiny has erupted on the set of the doomed James Bond movie as the crew were told they had to work extra hours after the director missed filming because he was playing on his PlayStation....
16:52 2019-06-19

Walmart pulls violent video games displays after El Paso shooting, keeps selling guns EL PASO (NBC NEWS/AP) –  Walmart is pulling violent video game displays from its stores in the wake of last weekend’s deadly shooting at one of its El Paso stores that killed at 22 people — but has also confirmed it still has no plans to stop selling firearms or ammunition. The electronics sec...
07:13 2019-08-10

Fortnite Fireworks Locations: Where to find fireworks along the river bank in Fortnite? Launch fireworks found along the river bank is the first Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Challenge that needs completing. Here's everything you need to know!...
14:52 2019-07-04

When is the Fortnite World Cup Final dates? How to Watch Fortnite World Cup Finals? The Fortnite World Cup is nearly here. Thankfully we've got all the important details you need to know, including when it starts and how to watch it....
12:00 2019-07-13

How your period is making other people rich – video Menstrual cycles have historically been a personal topic. But with the rise of period-tracking apps, intimate knowledge of women’s bodies has become big business as marketers use the data women and girls put into their phones to exploit their hormones in an attempt to sell them things they didn’t re...
14:26 2019-06-20

At least seven people die in latest Texas shooting – video Seven people have been killed and 21 injured after a shooting near the twin towns of Midland and Odessa in west Texas. The gunman, who opened fire after his car was stopped by police on Saturday afternoon, was killed by police after being chased to a parking lot at an entertainment complex.Death tol...
20:39 2019-09-01

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read More...
03:13 2019-05-24

Don't blame video games for El Paso, Dayton shootings. Leaders like Trump must face facts. We should look critically not at video games but at politicians who respond to the real-life horrors of shootings by criticizing make-believe violence.       ...
11:52 2019-08-11

May was an awful month for video game sales as the world prepares for the next PlayStation and Xbox — here were the best-selling games Bethesda Video game sales in May 2019 were down 13% compared to the same period of last year, according to data from the NPD Group. This was the video game industry's worst sales performance for the month of May since 2013, which came about six months before the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were rele...
00:39 2019-06-20

White Supremacist President Blames Media, Internet, and Video Games for Mass Shootings, Says Nothing about Guns If you expected the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, by two white domestic terrorists (at least one of whom is alleged to be a white supremacist, but neither will be named here, because fuck them), that left some 29 people dead to sway the president to lay off his racist im...
23:26 2019-08-05

President Trump Calls for Crackdown on Violent Video Games, Mental Health Reforms After Shootings President Donald Trump called for a crackdown on violent video games and reforms to mental health laws, arguing that “mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun,” in a speech from the White House after mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Trump’s commen...
23:26 2019-08-05

Democratic lawmaker tells Walmart to stop 'making up stupid s---' by targeting video games after mass shootings Mark J. Terrill/AP Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California slammed Walmart for its decision to limit advertisements for video games following two shootings at its stores in recent weeks. "You disrespect the victims of mass shootings by making up stupid s---," Lieu said in a tweet. "Stop blaming vide...
12:52 2019-08-10

'You're excluding people that look like me': Megan Rapinoe's message to Trump – video Megan Rapinoe, the co-captain of the World Cup-winning USA team, has told Donald Trump that he needs to 'do better for everyone' in America. Rapinoe delivered her uncompromising message in an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, adding: 'You’re excluding people that look like me, you’re excluding p...
18:52 2019-07-10

Al Sharpton: Trump 'has a particular venom for blacks and people of colour' – video The Rev Al Sharpton has addressed Donald Trump's attack on the Maryland representative Elijah Cummings and his district of Baltimore. Speaking to reporters, the longtime activist said the president had attacked Cummings and his constituents 'in the most bigoted and racist way'. Earlier on Monday Tru...
18:52 2019-07-31

Frank Lampard on getting Chelsea job: 'People will question it, I'm ready' – video Frank Lampard has been unveiled as Chelsea's new head coach. The 41-year-old joins the club where he spent 13 years as a player. The former England midfielder inherits a squad constricted by a transfer embargo but is confident he can succeed in the role. 'I'm a realist, I understand what is expected...
18:26 2019-07-04

People hate my video about vegans... is this what it feels like to be Piers Morgan? I’ll never post anything provocative online again. Oh, who am I kidding?I was recently asked to do two promo videos for the BBC – one was a simple video of me trying to smile for five minutes straight and the other was of me doing a rant about Avengers spoilers. So far, so social media. I finished t...
09:26 2019-06-08

Tripoli detention centre hit by airstrike, killing at least 44 people – video At least 44 people have been killed after an airstrike hit a detention centre on the outskirts of the Libyan capital, according to an official in the UN-supported government. The death toll is the highest that has been reported from an airstrike since forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar launched an offen...
22:26 2019-07-03

Cameron Young relishing US Open stage as young gun: ‘I should belong’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The 22-year-old amateur playing in his first professional tournament at this week’s U.S. Open, walked onto the Pebble Beach practice range Tuesday looking for a place to hit balls. There was one open spot: Right next to Tiger Woods. “I was not about to take that spot,’’ Camero...
10:13 2019-06-13

Fortnite Event: What time is Fortnite Event Today? When does Season 9 live event start? Fortnite will be making its latest event go live today, and it looks like it'll include a massive battle between a big robot and a big monster - affectionately named Cattus and Doggus. Here's what you need to know....
10:52 2019-07-20

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
14:52 2019-05-21

More People Are Working Remotely. That Means Unexpected Guests On Video Calls. Telecommuters come up with strategies to avoid embarrassment and keep toddlers, chatty parents and the occasional monkey out of their work meetings; ‘Did you lock the door, is the door shut?’...
21:13 2019-08-09

Thousands of people protest against Donald Trump's state visit – video Trafalgar Square in central London became the focal point for tens of thousands of anti-Trump protesters on Tuesday. The US president dismissed the demonstrations as 'fake news', saying they were very small, while claiming thousands had lined the streets to cheer him on MondayTrump visit brings full...
02:26 2019-06-05

More than 200 people taken to hospital after Imelda Marcos’s birthday party – video report Chaos erupted at a huge party to celebrate the 90th birthday of the former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos on Wednesday, with more than 200 friends and supporters taken to hospital in Manila with suspected food poisoning. The health ministry said 261 people had been taken to hospital by Wednesda...
22:26 2019-07-03

A bizarre video of a crow that looks like a tiny gorilla has gone viral, and people are baffled keita_simpson/Twitter A video of a bird dubbed "gorilla crow" has left the internet baffled. Ornithologists have chimed in to explain that there's no such thing as a "gorilla crow." According to Kaeli Swift, a researcher from the University of Washington, the large-billed crow "is sunning itself."...
19:00 2019-06-27

This video game reveals how prehistoric people tackled climate change How will climate change remake our world in the 21st century? Will we be able to adapt and survive? As with many things, the past is a good guide for the future. Humans have experienced climate changes in the past that have transformed their environment – studying their response could tell us someth...
20:39 2019-06-29

Twitch Sues To Identify People Who Uploaded Christchurch Shooting Video The popular livestream website Twitch is suing anonymous users to find out the identities of 100 people who recently violated its terms of service by uploading content including the deadly Christchurch terrorist shooting and hardcore pornography.Read more......
11:13 2019-06-18

You Know Emily Doe’s Story. Now Learn Her Name. After her Stanford University sexual assault case prompted public outrage, Chanel Miller, who remained anonymous throughout the proceedings, is ready to introduce herself....
13:00 2019-09-04

Fortnite Prop Hunt Code: How to play Prop Hunt in Fortnite Creative game mode? FORTNITE has been given an exciting new game mode - where you can turn into a toilet seat and many more objects - called Prop Hunt. Here is how to play, including the Creative code you need to get started....
18:52 2019-07-23

The Zoom bug that could've let hackers spy on video meetings tapped into people's deepest tech fears A big, public reaction to what should have been a minor fix in the Zoom collaboration tool says more about consumers' growing discomfort about the realities of the video and audio tools that now surround us....
20:13 2019-07-14

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'great disloyalty' - video US president criticizes Jewish Americans who support the Democratic party and also defended Israel's decision to bar representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the countryTrump backs further away from tightening gun controls – US politics live Continue reading......
22:13 2019-08-21

People Share Their 'Rahul Bose Moments' After His Viral Hotel Bill Video On Monday, actor Rahul Bose shared a video complaining about the amount he was charged for bananas at a luxury hotel. Now, inspired by his video, people are sharing their own stories of being......
10:39 2019-07-25

Video games: More women play now than teen boys do, millennials and boomers play, too Enjoying video games isn't exclusively for pre-pubescent boys or millennials. The term "gamer" includes many of us across generations and genders.       ...
16:52 2019-07-05

Angst over 'pay to win' prompts FTC workshop on loot boxes in video games The Federal Trade Commission is hosting a public workshop Wednesday to discuss the use of 'loot boxes' in video games.       ...
04:52 2019-08-08

The biggest video game show of the year is about to kick off — here are the 13 biggest games to keep an eye on "Final Fantasy VII Remake"/Square Enix The video game industry's big annual trade show, E3 2019, kicks off on June 8. E3 is the annual event where the biggest games of the year are given center stage, and this year is no different. Major news is expected from major console makers and game publisher...
14:01 2019-06-08

Video: Hong Kong protesters belt out 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' from 'Les Misérables' during airport takeover AP Photo/Kin Cheung Protesters in Hong Kong have adopted a popular protest anthem in recent days as they enter into their 10th week of anti-government demonstrations. Video posted on social media by pro-democracy leader Joshua Wong showed protesters gathered in the arrival hall at the airport, sin...
20:39 2019-08-14

Rudy Giuliani: New video of Trump accuser whose case was dismissed shows 'people feel empowered to say anything they want' Video of an encounter between President Trump and a former campaign staffer that was subject of a now-dismissed lawsuit shows people feel emboldened to lodge claims, according to Rudy Giuliani....
07:13 2019-07-12

Emily Atack: ‘I’m a bit of a scruff, so wearing a uniform was really fun’ The actor found that donning khaki for a role in the Dad’s Army film wasn’t flattering but was gratifyingly warmI never usually get to wear anything like this. I was playing an ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) girl in the 2016 film adaptation of Dad’s Army and wearing their classic uniform with a...
18:13 2019-07-16

YouTube Star Emily Hartridge Dead at 35 Emily Hartridge has passed away at the age of 35. The British YouTube star, who was also a personal trainer and presenter, died on Friday, July 12, after being involved in an electric......
01:26 2019-07-15

Fortnite Honor Wonder Skin: How do you get the Fortnite Honor Wonder Outfit? Epic and Honor have unveiled a new skin that's due to come to Fortnite soon - but to access it, you'll need to buy a new handset. Here's what you need to know....
20:52 2019-05-21

TV presenter Emily Hartridge dies in scooter crash Lifestyle adviser, with a large YouTube following, was killed in a collision in south LondonTributes have poured in for a TV presenter and YouTube star after she died in an electric scooter crash – the first fatal collision involving an e-scooter in Britain.Emily Hartridge died on Friday morning whe...
00:52 2019-07-14

Emily Hartridge, popular YouTube personality, dies at 35 The YouTube personality, known for her listicle videos on sex, relationships, love, gender and life, died in an accident, according to an announcement made on her of official Instagram account....
03:00 2019-07-14

Emily Ratajkowski's most provocative public appearances Emily Ratajkowski brings the wow factor to "Lying and Stealing" and to every red carpet the model steps on. Her most memorable moments:        ...
00:13 2019-07-12

Emily Hartridge, YouTube star, dies in scooter accident at 35 "Emily was involved in an accident yesterday and passed away. We all loved her to bits and she will never be forgotten," a statement on her official Instagram page read....
21:26 2019-07-15

Emily Ratajkowski’s rich husband may benefit from Cuomo’s Loft Law One of the beneficiaries of the expanded rent bill now before Gov. Cuomo may be the wealthy hubby of model Emily Ratajkowski — a filmmaker worth millions who’s shafted his landlord out of $100,000, and counting....
04:52 2019-06-16

Emily Atkin leaving The New Republic to start climate newsletter The New Republic climate-change writer Emily Atkin is exiting to launch Heated, a one-person newsletter covering climate change. “Tomorrow is my last day @newrepublic,” she tweeted on Thursday. “On Sept. 9, I’m launching a daily newsletter dedicated to original reporting + analysis on the climate cr...
12:13 2019-08-30

How young is too young to wear makeup? A John Lewis and Mac masterclass for children has been cancelled after an outcry. Is there a right age to start experimenting with lipstick – and should schools be banning it?How young is too young to start wearing makeup? That’s the question being asked in the beauty world after John Lewis and Mac ...
00:52 2019-08-08

Emily Doe at the Center of Stanford Sexual Assault Case Reveals Her Identity Throughout Stanford swimmer Brock Turner’s trial, after which he was found guilty of three felony counts of assault, his accuser remained anonymous as “Emily Doe.” But even in her anonymity, Doe made her voice loud and clear with an emotional impact statement read directly to Turner at the trial, wh...
20:39 2019-09-04

Inside the Tragic Deaths of Emily Hartridge and More Beloved YouTube Stars Fans are mourning the death of Emily Hartridge. The British YouTube star died on Friday, July 12 after an electric scooter accident. She was 35 years old. The Metropolitan......
17:52 2019-07-15

Northwest Fire District trains with EMILY for swift water rescues TUCSON – Monsoon storms are not over yet and that’s why the Northwest Fire District continues to train for swift water rescues. This time with the use of “EMILY,” The Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard. It uses drone-like technology and can be deployed to get rescue gear...
13:26 2019-08-17

Teddy Geiger and Emily Hampshire Call Off Engagement After 6 Months: Report Teddy Geiger and Emily Hampshire have officially ended their engagement, according to a new report from Page Six. The apparent breakup comes six months after Teddy, a singer-songwriter......
03:39 2019-06-11

At the Cannes Film Festival, Emily Beecham of Britain wins best actress for ‘Little Joe’ CANNES, France (AP) — At the Cannes Film Festival, Emily Beecham of Britain wins best actress for ‘Little Joe’ The post At the Cannes Film Festival, Emily Beecham of Britain wins best actress for ‘Little Joe’ appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:26 2019-05-25

Shannen Doherty Posts "Band Photos" With BH90210 Co-Stars: Hello, Emily Valentine! Guys, we are this close to returning to the Peach Pit! Shannen Doherty posted on her Instagram page new behind-the-scenes photos of her with fellow Beverly Hills, 90210 alumni hanging out......
08:00 2019-07-07

Is big tech's move to fund local news a cynical ploy? | Emily Bell Google and Facebook have stepped in to boost local journalism in the UK and US as they face political pressureAnyone who has passed through Cambridge recently (the one in the English countryside, not the one in Massachusetts),would have noticed that the ivory towers glint and sprawl with technologic...
17:52 2019-09-23

Alan Turing on the £50 note is a triumph for British science – and for equality | Emily Grossman I sat on the committee that helped select the scientist. Honouring him sends a message that the UK respects all peopleOver Christmas, I had the unusual delight of reading short biographies of 989 dead scientists. As a member of the Bank of England’s banknote character advisory committee, I was sifti...
18:26 2019-07-16

Real Housewives Star Emily Simpson's Husband Shane Fails the Bar Exam Emily Simpson's husband, Shane Simpson, is not yet licensed to practice law in the state of California. The Real Housewives of Orange County cast member failed the bar exam he took......
00:52 2019-09-13

5 books not to miss: Demi Moore and Chanel Miller (aka Emily Doe) release memoirs Actress Demi Moore and sexual assault survivor Chanel Miller (aka Emily Doe) release revealing memoirs, while Ta-Nehisi Coates makes a fiction debut.        ...
20:26 2019-09-21

Kindness fever strikes LA, from homeless singer Emily Zamourka to a new UCLA institute Emily Zamourka lives on the streets of L.A. After a video of her singing went viral, she was deluged with kindness, a topic which UCLA now aims to study.        ...
03:00 2019-10-05

Emily Doe, the survivor in the Brock Turner sexual assault case, is writing a memoir Emily Doe, who was sexually assaulted by ex-Stanford University student Brock Turner, is writing a memoir on her assault, the trial and her recovery.        ...
06:13 2019-06-06

Weigh In On Fox's Almost Family, Starring Brittany Snow, Emily Osment and Megalyn Echikunwoke Fox's newest drama is a bit of a gamble. Almost Family stars Brittany Snow as Julia, an only child, who learns that her father (Timothy Hutton), a famed fertility doctor, has been......
05:13 2019-10-03

My Unusually Difficult Time Trying to Find a Specific Clip of Emily Blunt Doing an Impression of Tom Cruise The other night, I was flipping through the channels and came across the most recent Mission: Impossible movie (Fallout). Suddenly, I remembered: Emily Blunt does a very good impression of Tom Cruise. I never could have predicted how difficult it would be to find video of it....
22:52 2019-10-04

Fortnite Unicorn Floaties Search Locations: Where are the Unicorn Floaties in Fortnite? Search unicorn floaties at swimming holes is the first Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Challenge that needs completing. Here's everything you need to know!...
12:52 2019-07-01

Boyfriend of e-scooter crash victim Emily Hartridge reveals she was making her way to fertility clinic when she was killed The distraught boyfriend of YouTuber and presenter Emily Hartridge, who died in an e-scooter crash in London, has revealed his partner was making her way to a fertility clinic scan when she was killed in a crash....
09:52 2019-07-21

Amazon's safety warning on electric scooters after death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge Retailers have launched a safety crackdown on electric scooters after a call from London transport chiefs to prevent their use on public roads, the Evening Standard can reveal....
14:26 2019-10-02

Emily Ratajkowski wows in racy dress, cuddles up to husband at Toronto International Film Festival Emily Ratajkowski left little to the imagination when she donned a racy dress on the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday. ...
08:52 2019-09-11

Emily Yoffe Back on Her Bullshit—Here's What an Alleged Victim Says She Left Out in Her Latest Contested MeToo Story Emily Yoffe, a current contributing editor at the Atlantic and Slate’s former advice columnist, has a specialty, of sorts: as I wrote in the prehistoric days of 2015, she has a tendency to write pieces about sexual assault that “tend to conclude that the accuser was wrong, lying, or drunk.” But she’...
19:52 2019-08-30

Borderlands 3, other games temporarily removed from Epic Games Store sale [Updated] Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 took itself off of the Epic Games Store temporarily rather than take part in the recent "Mega Sale" [Update, May 18, 12:03pm ET: Ars received the following response via a representative of publisher 2K Games: "We are working closely with Epic and have tempor...
14:52 2019-05-21

Production begins September on Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan, Jon Hamm film 'Wild Mountain Thyme' Hanway Films announced Tuesday it will start production on "Wild Mountain Thyme" from writer/director John Patrick Shanley on Sept. 30. Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan, Jon Hamm and Christopher Walken star....
22:39 2019-09-03

Earthquake postpones games in Nevada, rattles baseball games in California The NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas were called for the night and baseball fans in California felt the earthquake.       ...
08:26 2019-07-06

Steam is finally fixing its games algorithm, as Epic Games Store looms large Steam is (finally) looking at improving its game recommendation algorithm for its PC marketplace, with an updated version that shifts the balance towards smaller and more personally relevant titles over just the biggest AAA games.Developer and publisher Valve has received a fair amount of flak in re...
12:52 2019-09-13

THE RISE OF CLOUD GAMING: Cloud-based streaming is the next frontier in the video gaming ecosystem — here’s why cloud service providers and telecoms are vying to tap the multibillion-dollar opportunity This is a preview of The Rise of Cloud Gaming research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more technology coverage with Connectivity & Tech Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing connectivity news and analysis to your...
14:39 2019-10-11

Epic Games Store snatches up eight exclusive indie games Epic Games Store has announced that eight new indie games will be available exclusively on its store. The games were announced as part of a PAX West 2019 Showcase, and include highly anticipated titles such as Ooblets and Wattam.The announcement that these indie games will be exclusive to the Epic G...
15:52 2019-08-30

Best single player PC games 2019: the top PC games for playing solo Welcome to our pick of the best single player PC games in 2019. Single player PC games exhibit gaming at its finest. Throw around all the numbers you want about the popularity of Fortnite, or how League of Legends fills out arenas all over the world, but a well-crafted solo experience has the u...
23:13 2019-08-18

Epic Games Store Will Block Your Account If You Buy Too Many Games Too Quickly There’s a big sale on right now at the Epic Games Store, a time when many users—conditioned by Steam’s frequently generous discounts on a huge range of titles—go nuts and buy a ton of stuff real quickly. On Valve’s store that’s enough to get you a pile of shame, but on Epic’s it’ll just get your acc...
15:39 2019-05-21

The best multiplayer PC games 2019: top competitive games to play today Welcome to our pick of the best multiplayer PC games of 2019.  If videogames are defined by competition, then there’s nothing more gamey than drawing your controller from its holster and taking on other players.Whether you’re rubbing shoulders with your frenemies on the couch or t...
02:39 2019-09-03

The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton Mike Middleton had no idea what he was letting himself in for when he agreed to be the first opponent of Audley Harrison The post The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton appeared first on Boxing News....
17:13 2019-05-21

Games with Gold July 2019 Free Xbox One Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
22:13 2019-06-21

Xbox Games with Gold August Free Games News: Next Major Nelson reveal coming this week? Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
08:13 2019-07-23

Games with Gold June 2019 Free Xbox Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Microsoft is expected to announce its Games with gold lineup very soon: here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games....
23:00 2019-05-28

Games are getting harder to run: are PC games still held back by consoles? Its no secret that many video games are made primarily for mainstream consoles, like the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. It only makes sense, too - consoles have by far the widest install base, so making your game work best for most people is  an easy choice. However, as we're entering into t...
19:52 2019-08-03

Bowl season to start on a Friday; 15 games between CFP games College football’s bowl season will begin on a Friday this season and several minor bowls have been pushed back on the calendar to fill 15 days between the playoff semifinals and national championship...
00:01 2019-05-24

Best laptop games: 20 games for laptops that won't melt your machine The best laptop games used to prioritize convenience over visual splendor, but with the best gaming laptops now touting the most powerful processors and graphics cards, there are plenty of opportunities to play the best PC games like Far Cry 5.Not that you should discount some of the best indie game...
20:26 2019-09-12

Emily Thornberry interview: Labour's shadow foreign secretary discusses bike crash, Boris Johnson and... Brexit She's back on her bike after an accident and off to 'thrash out' Brexit policy at Labour conference. Shadow minister Emily Thornberry tells Susannah Butter and Sophia Sleigh about booing Boris and never ironing for her husband...
17:39 2019-09-20

Tory leadership debate: Fellow broadcasters and viewers leap to defence of Emily Maitlis as BBC presenter is accused of losing control of candidates Broadcasters and political campaigners have leapt to the defence of Tory leadership debate host Emily Maitlis after she was accused of losing control over the candidates....
09:26 2019-06-19

Sony CEO: The PS5 will prioritize AAA games over indie games Indie games may take a bit of a backseat on the PlayStation 5 at launch as Sony has recently stated that the company will invest in marketing for bigger AAA games, new features like 8K and focus on ‘serious gamers’.The comments were reportedly made by Sony Chief Executive Officer Kenic...
23:39 2019-07-01

Two Of Steam's Top Games Last Month Were Anime Sex Games It’s no great secret that Steam is overflowing with anime games intended to titillate portions of its vast user base. But how many people pay attention to these seemingly niche games, really? Turns out, enough people do that two of these games ended up on Valve’s latest monthly list of top games....
04:39 2019-08-21

The best co-op PC games 2019: top games to play with friends As our pick of the best co-op PC games proves, there are few PC gaming experiences quite as giddy as playing alongside a friend. Whether you’re traversing an RPG that will take months to complete or anxiously creeping through a permadeath rogue-like, playing together pulls the game out o...
13:26 2019-08-20

U.S. Women's Soccer Games Out-Earned Men's Games In the three years after the U.S. women’s soccer team won the 2015 World Cup, U.S. women’s games generated more total revenue than U.S. men’s games, according to audited financial reports from the U.S. Soccer Federation....
17:13 2019-06-17

College football games on TV today: A big day for big games There are three games pitting two top 25 teams against each other, one in each time slot, capped by Notre Dame at Georgia. Seems like a pretty nice Saturday....
00:52 2019-09-22

PS5 games: all the games confirmed and expected on the PlayStation 5 Once upon a time the PlayStation 5 merely seemed like a gamer's dream but, now Sony has dropped the first solid details of its next generation console and an official release window of late 2020, things are starting to get very real.  So we can't help but stargaze and speculate a...
16:26 2019-10-08

Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz settle lawsuit against Fox over 'Bones' profits A lawsuit over profits between the producers and stars of the show "Bones" and 21st Century Fox has been settled.        ...
13:13 2019-09-12

Emily Ratajkowski shows off her armpit hair in photoshoot: 'It makes me feel sexy' Emily Ratajkowski isn't afraid to show off some body hair, posing for Harper's Bazaar in a lacy bralette with her armpit hair exposed.        ...
21:00 2019-08-08

Emily Doe writing memoir to 'reclaim the story' of sexual assault by Brock Turner Emily Doe, who was sexually assaulted by ex-Stanford University student Brock Turner, is writing a memoir on her assault, the trial and her recovery.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

'NBA 2K20,' 'Gears 5,' 'Borderlands 3' and 'Zelda' make for big month of new video games September begins harvest season for anticipated video game releases. 'The Legend of Zelda,' 'Gears 5' and 'Borderlands 3' are among month's best bets.       ...
17:00 2019-08-31

Nintendo is finally bringing Super Nintendo games to the Switch. Check out the full list of the first 20 games arriving Thursday. (NTDOY) Nintendo Nintendo is finally bringing its library of classic Super Nintendo games to the Nintendo Switch. Access to those games is tied to Nintendo's Online service, which costs $20 per year. The initial launch of Super Nintendo games on the Switch comes with 20 games, including "Super Mario World...
19:00 2019-09-05

Best PlayStation VR games: the best PSVR games around The PlayStation VR, which works with the PS4 and PS4 Pro, was released nearly three yyears ago. When it launched, it was the first good quality virtual reality headset experience you could try at home that didn't need a powerful PC to get it up-and-running.That's changed now with the launc...
16:13 2019-06-21

Some Of The Best Games Hidden Inside Other Games Sometimes when I’m playing a game and it ain’t great or I’m bored, I’ll wish I was playing something else. That usually means exiting the game and loading up a new video game. But there are some devs that have kindly tossed in a whole different game inside another game, letting players take a break ...
22:26 2019-09-15

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry: Labour would be 'off our rockers' if it didn't pursue Remain Jeremy Corbyn suffered another blow today as one of Labour's most senior MPs warned that the party would be "off our bloody rockers" if it did not campaign all-out for Remain....
08:13 2019-08-01

Xbox Games with Gold July 2019: these are the free Xbox One games this month Looking for the latest Xbox Games with Gold titles? You've come to the right place.One of the main benefits of being an Xbox Live Gold subscriber is definitely the fact that each month you get access to a range of free games across the Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms. If you’re an Xbox O...
20:13 2019-07-01

'I'm Emily Doe': Sex assault case victim reveals identity in book A young woman known as "Emily Doe" in a sex assault case that sparked an outcry over the lenient sentence given to her attacker has now revealed her identity....
15:39 2019-09-05

Xbox Project Scarlett games: all the games confirmed and expected on the next Xbox Microsoft officially announced Xbox Project Scarlett during its E3 2019 keynote conference. It's real, and it's coming.Faster and capable of more advanced graphics than its predecessors, the next-generation hardware promises to be the most powerful games console (or perhaps consoles) ...
22:13 2019-07-23

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on Sunday. ...
17:39 2019-07-08

'Lying and Stealing' star Emily Ratajkowski explains why stealing art from the rich is OK Emily Ratajkowski helps an art thief (Theo James) in "Lying and Stealing." She talks wig obsessions and why the rich deserve to have their art stolen.        ...
09:13 2019-07-18

India, China Sign 4 Agreements To Strengthen People-To-People Ties India and China on Monday signed four agreements to strengthen cultural and people-to-people ties. The agreements were signed after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart......
15:13 2019-08-12

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
19:39 2019-07-07

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested . The post Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:00 2019-06-17

People Are Upset Because Rashida Tlaib Said White People Can’t Distinguish Black Faces. Science Says She’s Right Right-wing outlets and people who don’t season their wings right are up in arms after a Democratic congresswoman made a statement based on nothing but data, facts and peer-reviewed scientific research....
20:39 2019-10-03

'Storm Area 51': About 100 people gathered at secret site’s gate to 'see them aliens,' 2 people detained, reports say As the day of “Storm Area 51” arrived, a motley group of about 100 “alien-chasers” converged on the back gate of the secret site early Friday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  At least two people were reportedly detained....
19:39 2019-09-20

The Man Behind 'Fortnite' At age 20, Tim Sweeney founded Epic Games in his parents’ basement. His company now owns one of the most popular videogames on Earth. But he doesn’t want the credit....
00:39 2019-06-16

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 2 people detained HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff’s deputies. The “Storm Area 51” invitation spawn...
18:52 2019-09-20

Fortnite Season 11 could see us getting a whole new map Fortnite Season 10 is coming to an end which means Fortnite Season 11 is just around the corner. While we're expecting a new battle pass, gameplay changes and even the introduction of bots to Battle Royale mode, it looks like we may also have a brand new map to look forward to.A Fortnite leak T...
02:39 2019-09-25

'Fortnite' just got a 'Borderlands' crossover Epic Games heard you like games, so it's putting a blockbuster game inside its own blockbuster game. Not just any title, though: Gearbox's Borderlands. That's right, as part of its latest "Rift Zone" transformation, Epic has brought a small slice of......
15:39 2019-08-27

Fortnite Nerfed The Mech After weeks of player outcry, developer Epic made some significant changes to Fortnite’s mechanical Brute today. The Brute now does less damage, spawns less, and no longer collects materials when it stomps buildings and objects....
10:26 2019-08-23

Fortnite Is All About The Kids (And The Aesthetics) The Fortnite World Cup was packed with young faces, both attendees and competitors. Unlike many other esport events, this one had a kid-friendly, earnest vibe that dovetailed well with the chaotic playground atmosphere of Fortnite. Kotaku editor-at-large Riley MacLeod came on Kotaku Splitscreen this...
02:00 2019-08-09

Fortnite Season 10 Is A Bust There was a lot of player excitement in the run-up to Fortnite’s Season 10, with early hints suggesting the return of old, beloved landmarks like Dusty Depot to the game’s constantly-changing map. When the new season arrived earlier this month, it brought those teased map changes, but it also brough...
00:26 2019-08-23

When Crash Invaded The Fortnite E3 Booth Here’s something silly. The people promoting the Crash Bandicoot racing remake, Crash Team Racing, were walking through E3's South Hall with a Crash mascot, having some fun as they went along. I caught sight of them in the Fortnite booth, where Crash posed in front of the battle bus....
10:39 2019-06-13

Fortnite pros beg Epic to #removethemech Fortnite Season X has caused more controversy than usual. Players are up in arms about an artillery-firing, enemy-stomping, game-breaking mech known as B.R.U.T.E....
02:39 2019-08-12

The next 'Fortnite' season might finally include a new map Apex Legends, PUBG and other battle royale brawlers have added maps over time, but not Fortnite -- you've had to be content with revisions (if sometimes dramatic ones) to the existing layout. You might finally get something new in the near future, h......
02:52 2019-10-12

Fortnite's new weapon is a storm in a bottle One of the great things about battle royale games like Fortnite is that no two matches are different. Random generation ensures that lobbies include different players, varied weapons spawn in known locations and -- perhaps most importantly -- the sto......
11:26 2019-06-06

‘Destiny 2’ will get a battle pass, because every game is ‘Fortnite’ now Countless changes are in store for Destiny 2 in the coming weeks, from the launch of the Shadowkeep expansion to the debut of Destiny 2: New Light, which will drop the price of the base game to free. But Bungie is also mixing up the game’s progression system substantially as well, giving playe...
11:00 2019-08-31

Jordan's latest sneaker drop is in 'Fortnite' Fortnite has played host to a dazzling number of themed events, featuring collaborations with some of entertainment's biggest franchises including Avengers: Endgame and John Wick. However, for its latest crossover, Epic Games is teaming up with one o......
12:13 2019-05-22

Batman comes to 'Fortnite' along with Catwoman and Gotham City It didn't take long to learn just what Epic had in store for Batman's arrival in Fortnite. The brooding superhero is available in the battle royale shooter from now through October 6th, and he's definitely not alone. You can get a Batman cape and b......
20:00 2019-09-21

Original 'Fortnite' map vanishes in a cataclysmic event The leaks were on the mark -- Fortnite's original map is no more, at least as far as anyone can tell. The battle royale title's hyped-up The End event saw a missile launch into the sky and trigger a massive amount of rifts, culminating in a meteor st......
04:13 2019-10-14

Fortnite Pro-Am brings 'Showtime' back to The Forum "Showtime" returned to The Forum this weekend as Fortnite pros, along with sports and entertainment celebrities, flocked to the Fortnite Summer Block Party....
07:13 2019-06-19

US teenager becomes first Fortnite World Cup champion, winning $3m Sixteen-year-old Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf beat 99 other players at the Fortnite World Cup tournament in New YorkLast night, a US teenager who goes by the name Bugha – real name Kyle Giersdorf – became the Fortnite World Cup Champion. The 16-year-old beat 99 other players in the brightly coloured Battl...
18:00 2019-07-31

Fortnite’s Bugha Targeted in ‘Swatting’ Hoax A caller falsely reported to the authorities that he had shot his father and tied up his mother, according to the police. The authorities quickly cleared the incident, officials said....
22:00 2019-08-13

Fortnite champ Bugha 'swatted' while streaming Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf, a 16-year-old Pennsylvanian who last month won the $3 million grand prize in the Fortnite World Cup, was "swatted" while livestreaming on Twitch on Saturday night....
09:26 2019-08-13

Fortnite, PUBG Coaches Now Being Offered on Fiverr Fiverr is tapping into the phenomenal success of Fortnite and PUBG by hooking up players with online gaming experts, who will help them up their game while helping the company make some money in the......
11:26 2019-07-12

New Fortnite Season Adds Titans (I Mean Mechs) The new season of Fortnite started earlier today and brought a new round of surprise changes. The most titanic one to drop? A new two-player mech called the B.R.U.T.E....
15:26 2019-08-01

'Fortnite' finally nerfs the hated B.R.U.T.E. mechs With the debut of Fortnite season X a few weeks ago, Epic Games added some superpowered B.R.U.T.E. mech suits to its battle royale game. According to the company, its mechs were intended to help level the playing field, but many high-level and even m......
08:52 2019-08-23

What can traditional sports learn from the Fortnite World Cup? The inaugural tournament’s finals last weekend were watched by 2.3 million people. Traditional sports broadcasters should be watching very closelyIt’s safe to say the inaugural Fortnite World Cup was a resounding success. Developer Epic Games has announced that more than 2.3 million people watched t...
22:13 2019-08-06

Ninja fails to qualify for Fortnite World Cup The most recognizable gamer in the world, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, failed to qualify for the Fortnite World Cup. That's the latest surprise after 10 unpredictable weeks of qualifying for a tournament that will offer $30 million in prize money this summer....
22:26 2019-06-22

Fortnite Is Getting Skill-Based Matchmaking And Bots Fortnite’s Season 11 is around the corner, and many players are looking for the dust to settle after a contentious Season 10. Today, developer Epic announced some changes coming to the main battle royale mode, including alterations to matchmaking in the upcoming 10.40 patch and the addition of bots ...
00:39 2019-09-24

Despite complaints, Epic stands behind Fortnite’s “anyone can win” mechs Enlarge / Who's up for a game of Titanfall? Epic is showing no signs of plans to remove the controversial mech-like B.R.U.T.E. from Fortnite, saying the powerful new combat option helps in the studio's mission "to bring players of all skill levels together to have a fun experience where anyone ca...
19:26 2019-08-16

Why Players Are Mad About Fortnite Selling A Dog [Update: Dog Will Be Refunded] The latest batch of cosmetics for sale in Fortnite’s item shop seems to feature a familiar furry face. For 1000 V-Bucks, players can get Gunner, a wearable pet that looks awfully similar to Bonesy, a wearable pet from season 6....
00:13 2019-08-15

Don't Download the Latest Fortnite Aimbot—It's Malware I’m terrible at Fortnite—so much so that even using some kind of aimbot or other hack to “improve” my matches would probably only make me as decent as a regular Fortnite player. Still, I won’t be trying out any Fortnite hacks I find online, especially the latest “SydneyFortniteHacks.exe,” because it...
23:26 2019-08-21

We Ate Lots Of Snacks At Fortnite's E3 2019 Booth E3 might be over on paper, but not in our hearts. In the video above, Tim Rogers checks out the Fortnite booth, eats a lot of free food, and rightfully mocks Peely, because that character is a monster. Check it out!...
03:00 2019-06-18

Pro Fortnite Player Banned From Twitch After Claims He Was Only 12 Most of the details in Turner “Tfue” Tenney’s recent lawsuit against FaZe Clan focused on the ills of his since-leaked contract with the esports organization. But the suit also alleged that FaZe lied about the age of another player it signed, saying he was 13 when, at the time, he was only 11. This ...
01:52 2019-06-06

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
20:39 2019-05-21

Lawsuit to allege Fortnite as addictive as drugs A Montreal-based law firm is preparing a class action suit on behalf of two parents who claim that the popular game Fortnite is as addictive as cocaine....
19:39 2019-10-08

There's A Konami Code In Fortnite's Black Hole If you, like me and the rest of the internet, are staring at Fortnite’s black hole waiting for something to happen, you can enter the Konami code to play a mini-game. It’s simple, but it beats sitting around....
03:26 2019-10-14

Bumble and Gen. G form first pro all-women 'Fortnite' team Women make up roughly 35 percent of Fortnite's players, but none of them were represented at this year's World Cup. Bumble, the women-first dating app, has teamed up with esports organization Gen. G in order to change that. The two companies have for......
12:26 2019-08-07

Fortnite's despised mechs are exploding when they hit the ground Fortnite's Season X will wrap up soon and with it, the widely hated mechs introduced at the beginning of the season might be disappearing from the island for good. Following the most recent patch, it appears the B.R.U.T.E. mechs have been infected wi......
23:26 2019-09-26

British boy becomes Fortnite millionaire in World Cup tournament Jaden Ashman, 15, known as Wolfiez, came second in the video game’s duos competitionFortnite for parents: a guide to the video gameA British teenager whose obsession with video games caused years of arguments with his despairing mother has won almost £1m and become an overnight star after finishing ...
01:00 2019-08-01

Best free games 2019: the top free games to download on PC If you’re looking for the best free games to distract you with after a long day’s work, then you’ve come to the right place. Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it comes to the best PC games. There are so many fun, entertaining free games out there right now on PC. And, u...
02:52 2019-06-11

Deepfake video shows Bill Hader morph into Tom Cruise in CBS interview – video Creator of video says he wants to raise awareness of technology's potential in age of fake news and doctored footageWhat do we do about deepfake video? Continue reading......
22:26 2019-08-13

'Don’t touch me like that!': video shows trans women forcibly removed from an LA bar – video A video posted to social media show a group of transgender women being forcibly removed from a Los Angeles bar. The women said they had earlier been harassed by a straight couple at a downtown bar called Las Perlas. Mobile phone footage shows one security guard putting his arms around a woman as she...
21:13 2019-08-27

Fortnite's Giant Monster And Robot Finally Fought Today was the long-awaited battle between Fortnite’s giant monster, Cattus, and giant robot, Doggus. It was pretty much what players expected, but it sure was dramatic....
20:52 2019-07-20

Epic added the hated mechs to 'Fortnite' so more players could win When Fortnite's Season X started two weeks ago, developer Epic Games introduced a new mechanic that significantly changed how matches play out. The two-player B.R.U.T.E. mechs caused uproar, with many players suggesting the machines are overpowered.......
05:00 2019-08-17

Fortnite's new 'Party Hub' feature gives mobile players a voice Fortnite recently united players with updates that everyone hated equally, but today it unveiled an app that will literally bring players together. Party Hub is an all-new cross-platform voice chat app that lets players socialize even when they're no......
17:00 2019-09-18

Overwatch League commissioner leaving to work on Fortnite Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer is leaving the competitive video game circuit to oversee esports competition for Fortnite publisher Epic Games. Nanzer tweeted Friday night he was moving on from Activision Blizzard, the company behind the Overwatch game and league, for a “new opportun...
06:52 2019-05-25

Top 'Fortnite' streamer Ninja is ditching Twitch for Mixer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch. Or at least he was. He announced in a video posted Thursday he'll be streaming exclusively on Microsoft's Mixer from now on....
21:26 2019-08-01

Fortnite World Cup: the $30m tournament shows esports' future is already here The question is not whether esports is the future of sports entertainment, but whether there’s any possible scenario where it’s notNearly all established sports are going through some degree of hand-wringing over attracting younger fans as their older core ages out. The death of monoculture and expl...
18:13 2019-07-31

Engine Behind 'Fortnite' Is Harnessed to Power Business Tech Companies are harnessing the software behind hit videogame “Fortnite” to do everything from designing cars to discovering drugs, tapping into its realistic imaging and its ability to manipulate 3-D designs....
17:52 2019-06-13

Not one of the Fortnite World Cup's 100 finalists was a woman. Why? | Keith Stuart The esports industry must attract female pro players to avoid replicating the sexism that blights other sports This weekend the best Fortnite players in the world gathered at Flushing Meadows in New York to compete in the game’s first ever World Cup Finals for $30m (£24m) in prize money. Tens of tho...
01:00 2019-08-01

For Teen 'Fortnite' Champ, Winning Comes With Strings Attached The Pennsylvania teen who won a $3 million prize last weekend in the world’s largest “Fortnite” videogame competition won’t get to keep all of his contest winnings despite being vaulted into esports stardom....
18:13 2019-07-31

Fortnite Season 10 might force you to upgrade your old graphics card Fortnite Season 10 is coming – and Epic Games has decided that deserves a small bump in the game's minimum requirement spec, so some of you running older graphics cards might have to invest in an upgrade.The use of a DirectX 11 graphics card will go from being a recommended requirement t...
15:26 2019-06-23

Fortnite x Stranger Things Crossover Is Just a Couple of New Skins As part of its crossover with Netflix's Stranger Things, Epic Games has added a couple of new skins - Chief Hopper and the Demogorgon - to Fortnite, in addition to a "Vines" weapon wrap....
11:52 2019-07-05

Leak shows Microsoft's very purple 'Fortnite' Xbox One S Microsoft's rumored Fortnite Xbox One appears to be real... and it wouldn't just be a basic software bundle. WinFuture claims to have obtained images and details of the system, and the Xbox One S variant would come in a very, very conspicuous "Gradi......
01:52 2019-05-26

Fortnite v10.40 update brings new bots to make you a better player Epic Games is a developer bucking a trend: it's adding more bots to its games in the new Fortnite v10.40 updateThat might seem odd, given many game creators are trying their best to remove bots from their games, but Epic Games has new ideas for Fortnite Battle Royale.The developer announced in ...
16:13 2019-09-24

‘Fortnite’ season 10 adds giant two-person mechs Fortnite's Season X Battle Pass is here, and it's bringing quite a few perks and toys for players. The most interesting new weapon is the B.R.U.T.E. mech suit. It's a two person vehicle, with one player controlling movement and the other firepower, t......
17:13 2019-08-01

Fortnite Chapter 2 apparently leaks via Apple’s app store Epic Games is evidently lining up a change for its biggest game, as images of Fortnite Chapter 2 leaked on Apple's App Store in the Italian language.Read More...
21:13 2019-10-12

What Slack and Fortnite can teach your business about freemium pricing The phenomenal success of Fortnite and IPO of Slack has me thinking of all the freemium unicorns that have gotten their wings over the last years. Box, DropBox, and Evernote all come to mind, but there are many more. Their success can inspire others to try the freemium model, but it’s not for everyo...
12:39 2019-08-14

Fortnite Fortbyte 88 Found somewhere within map location J3 - Season 9 Guide Fortbyte 88 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Found somewhere within map location J3". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
16:52 2019-05-31

Fortnite's Unpopular Mechs Will Stay In Competitive Play Fortnite’s giant mechs, called Brutes, have been an unpopular addition to the game’s season 10. In a blog post today, developer Epic announced that the mechs will be staying in the game’s competitive mode, but with a tweak. Many players still don’t feel that tweak is enough....
13:39 2019-08-10

'Fortnite' winds down season nine with a giant-sized battle Epic is still finding ways to mark Fortnite's season transitions in grand style. The studio just finished a "Final Showdown" event for the end of season nine that interrupted the battle royale with a brawl between a giant monster and an equally mass......
11:00 2019-07-21

Fortnite is celebrating Batman Day with a caped crossover event It’s the 80th anniversary of Batman and to celebrate Fortnite creator Epic Games has announced a caped crossover. With a blog post and a video announcement, Epic Games confirmed that the long-rumored event will run until October 6 and will see the Rift Zone transform Tilted Towers into G...
21:39 2019-09-21

Previously Banned Fortnite Duo Qualifies For World Cup Finals Yesterday, Fortnite duo Damion “XXiF” Cook and Ronald “Ronaldo” Mach qualified for the World Cup by placing third with 91 points in the eighth week of North America East duo competition. On May 3, both players were temporarily banned from Fortnite and were dropped by their esports team, Rise Nation,...
03:00 2019-06-04

‘Fortnite’ fans fired up over removal of favorite gameplay gun This virtual gun has been shot down. In an update to the hugely popular video game “Fortnite”, software company Epic Games has taken three weapons out of gameplay — including a fan favorite, the combat shotgun. And gamers are devastated. “Holy mother of god the end is nigh,” ...
03:39 2019-09-07

After 'Fortnite,' Giving Developers a Bigger Share of the Revenue Pie Every time a videogame is purchased from a digital store like Google Play, its creator typically has to give up nearly a third of the sale to the retailer. Tim Sweeney, leader of the cultural force “Fortnite,” thinks that’s unfair, and he’s pushing for change....
18:52 2019-06-18

The first 'Fortnite' Champion Series begins August 17th Now that Fortnite's tenth season is underway and the World Cup is fading out of view, Epic is ready to outline what comes next for competitive play in its battle royale title. The first Champion Series (previously called the Championship Series) wil......
00:26 2019-08-04

Fortnite Streamer Raises Almost $1 Million For Charity In Just Four Hours GuardianCon, which began a few years back as a small Destiny con and has since grown into an all-weekend show held in July in Orlando, also runs a week-long charity stream. Which has just raised over $3 million for a children’s hospital in Memphis....
01:13 2019-06-24

Mechs Are The Latest Shiny Toy Shaking Up Fortnite's Players Fortnite’s Season 10 launched this morning. Besides bringing back past location Dusty Depot and changing up the battle pass, the new season added mechs to the game. The mechs require two players to pilot, and they look big and dangerous. They’re probably a lot of fun to play, though I wouldn’t know—...
23:00 2019-08-01

Ninja, a Fortnite Star, Leaps From Twitch to Mixer Tyler Blevins, 28, the multimillionaire gamer known as Ninja, says he has a deal to stream exclusively at the Microsoft service. He’s quitting Twitch, the Amazon service where he has over 14 million followers. Yes, it’s a big deal....
19:26 2019-08-02

Fortnite Fortunes and Freakouts: Parents Grapple With an Obsession Fortnite, the widely popular video game, can lead to big financial wins for teenagers. But Times readers say its use also has parents struggling over when to say enough....
19:26 2019-08-02

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
14:52 2019-07-05

In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
00:00 2019-05-23

'Fortnite' player Tfue presses his esports team to #ReleaseTheContract Just a couple of days after pro Fortnite player Turner "Tfue" Tenney filed a lawsuit against his esports team FaZe Clan, the gamer himself is speaking out in a new video. As we explained yesterday, Tenney's lawsuit seeks to sever ties with FaZe Clan,......
11:52 2019-05-23

'Fortnite' season 10 trailer is filled with the game's greatest hits Epic is finally ready to show a sliver of Fortnite season 10 a day before its August 1st debut, and it seems like nostalgia is the order of the day. The company has posted a brief story trailer suggesting that you'll see locations, goodies and theme......
01:26 2019-08-01

Fortnite Developers Say They'll Make The New Rubber Duck Challenge Easier Fortnite’s 14 Days of Summer event includes daily challenges for rewards. A recent challenge for day 13 of 14 involves searching for a tiny rubber duck in a corner of the game’s map. Yesterday, developer Epic announced they’ll be adjusting the challenge because it’s too hard....
00:13 2019-07-09

Fortnite's classic map has been swallowed by a black hole ahead of season 11 For players of the smash-hit battle royale Fortnite, some might be wondering why their entire game has been replaced by a black hole. Don’t worry, this is intentional.Season 10 has just drawn to a close with a cataclysmic event – dubbed ‘The End’ by developer Epic Games &...
03:00 2019-10-14

Class-action lawsuit claims ‘Fortnite’ is as addictive as cocaine “The addiction to the game Fortnite has real consequences on the lives of players, many of whom have developed problems such that they do not eat, do not shower and no longer socialize,” the lawsuit states....
19:13 2019-10-08

$3 million Fortnite winner—and his parents—become latest swatting targets Enlarge / Police SWAT Team at work. (credit: Onfokus | Getty Images) Yet another armed police force has been called in on yet another unsuspecting victim, as the recently crowned Fortnite world champion took a break from a livestream to deal with a swatting incident at his own front door. Kotaku r...
04:00 2019-08-13

Epic tones down overpowered mechs in 'Fortnite' competitive modes Yes, Epic is aware that its giant mechs are souring Fortnite -- and it already has a fix, at least for competitive audiences. The developers have dramatically reduced the spawn rates for B.R.U.T.E. machines in Arena and Tournament playlists, with th......
17:00 2019-08-11

Fortnite's Unpopular Mechs Will Stay In Competitive Play [Updated] Fortnite’s giant mechs, called Brutes, have been an unpopular addition to the game’s season 10. In a blog post today, developer Epic announced that the mechs will be staying in the game’s competitive mode, but with a tweak. Many players still don’t feel that tweak is enough....
20:26 2019-08-10

Power Stone: the Dreamcast brawler that foresaw Fortnite and Overwatch Capcom’s joyful, rule-breaking gameplay laid the groundwork for today’s multiplayer fighting games. Its producer and designer tell us how they did itFrom the very beginning, developers saw the Dreamcast console as a place to experiment. Sega set the tone with innovative outliers such as Shenmue, Jet...
03:26 2019-08-15

'Stranger Things' x 'Fortnite' crossover adds a couple of skins Netflix's release of Stranger Things 3 has brought along an unprecedented number of marketing tie-ins, which include a link to Fortnite. Some familiar-looking teleporters popped up in the game's mall area yesterday to join already-included Scoops Aho......
10:00 2019-07-05

'Fortnite's' latest weapon lets you summon air strikes with a grenade Epic Games has added Air Strikes to the Fortnite arsenal. With the weapon, you can launch a canister of colored smoke into an area and summon a hail storm of fire from above. You'll find the canisters in floor loot, chests, supply drops, vending mach......
18:52 2019-07-09

Game on! Fiverr offers coaches for Fortnite, PUBG players Fiverr International Ltd is tapping into the phenomenal success of "Fortnite" and "PUBG" by hooking up players with online gaming experts, who will help them up their game while helping the company make some money in the process....
16:13 2019-07-11

Fortnite's World Is Full Of Fast Food, Which Makes Sense This weekend could be the last hurrah for Fortnite’s current map, since Epic Games has described the season’s standard game-changing event as “the end.” I feel ready for a new map, but I hope it retains the game’s fast food icons and restaurants. They aren’t the biggest part of Fortnite’s lore, but ...
00:26 2019-10-12

Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates Never a week goes by without Epic Games adding something new to Fortnite. In the past month alone, we've seen the Storm Flip, Proximity Grenade Launcher and even an Air Jordan 1 collaboration. As you'd expect from a Battle Royale game, most of the ne......
17:00 2019-06-18

Top Fortnite Streamers Aren't Happy Epic Scheduled Two Big Events On The Same Day Fortnite has a big weekend coming up later this month. On June 15 and 16, Epic is hosting its second Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am, a Los Angeles event where top players and celebrities team up and face off in a big, flashy tournament. Itsy-bitsy problem: The Pro-Am overlaps with the final week of onlin...
04:26 2019-06-05

The latest 'Fortnite' Nerf guns include a rocket launcher Hasbro isn't done riding the Fortnite bandwagon now that its themed Nerf guns are here in earnest. The toy maker is launching five new blasters on September 1st, and they might scratch your itch if you're looking for either heavy firepower or someth......
17:00 2019-06-18

Samsung Galaxy S10+ Review: Is this the best smartphone to play Fortnite mobile? As the most expensive phone partnered with Epic Games, how well does the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus run Fortnite against the Galaxy Note 9 and even other phone manufacturers?...
16:52 2019-08-10

Fortnite Competition Hosts Help Deaf Teen Player Feel Welcome During last weekend’s Fortnite Summer Block Party, 13-year-old Deaf streamer Soleil “Ewok” Wheeler played in the event’s Celebrity Pro-Am and met some of her favorite streamers. While it was cool to see a young player have an awesome time, it was even cooler to see a high-profile example of accessib...
22:39 2019-06-18

Fortnite World Cup champ gets ‘swatted’ during live Twitch stream The Pennsylvania teen who won the Fortnite World Cup last month — pocketing $3 million in the process — was “swatted” over the weekend during a livestream on Twitch, he said. The criminal harassment tactic involves making a false report to police in hopes of getting a SWAT te...
10:00 2019-08-13

'They came in with guns': Fortnite world champion Bugha 'swatted' during livestream 16-year-old Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf won $3m in JulyPolice surrounded home on Saturday after hoax callBarely two weeks after winning $3m at the Fortnite World Cup, Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf was “swatted” in the middle of a livestreaming session.The 16-year-old was broadcasting to his legion of fans on st...
08:39 2019-08-13

Romesh Ranganathan: I’d love to take on my kids at Fortnite. But I have no idea how it works Mastering Fortnite would make me the coolest dad, but I can’t even work out the controlsThe game Fortnite has just started its 10th season, and my children have become impossible to understand. They say things like: “There’s been a drop near the eye of the storm,” and “This guy using the Twistie ski...
10:39 2019-08-17

Fortnite Season 10: Mechs, Battle Pass gifts and other things you need to know Fortnite's 10th season, also known as Season X, has arrived with mech suits and other changes. Here's everything you need to know.       ...
16:13 2019-08-01

'Fortnite' World Cup winner 'Bugha' gets 'swatted' during Twitch stream Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf, a 16-year-old Pennsylvania native who won the $3 million prize in the Fortnite World Cup, was "swatted" during a live Twitch stream....
06:13 2019-08-13