gaming

February 21, 2019

Fortnite has an unique Okay-pop pores and skin for individuals who preorder the Galaxy S10 Plus

Samsung made an exclusive Fortnite skin for people who buy the new Galaxy S10 Plus phone. It’s K-pop-themed, and it’s modeled after Jung Chan-woo, a member of South Korean boy band iKon.
February 21, 2019

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 has as much as six cameras: right here’s what all of them do

Not only is Samsung increasing the number of phones it’s releasing with the new Galaxy S10 lineup, it’s also adding more cameras to these devices than in years past. Every Galaxy S10 model will feature at least three: you’ll get both a standard camera and an ultra-wide angle camera on the back, plus a selfie camera up front. The S10 and S10 Plus offer a portrait camera, but the S10E doesn’t. And the upcoming 5G model has six cameras in all. It seems a bit silly, but having so many different, specialized lenses will allow for a ton of creative flexibility.
February 21, 2019

The EPA stole music from Yoshi’s Island DS for a pro-recycling Flash recreation

The US Environmental Protection Agency stole music from a Nintendo title to play in the background of an educational flash game, according to GameInformer.
February 21, 2019

How Apple’s enterprise app program grew to become the brand new Wild West of cell apps

Apple’s iOS platform has a seedy underbelly that, for years, has been lurking largely unseen, letting both app makers and iPhone owners bypass the App Store’s restrictions to load pirated games, media, and all manner of software that Apple forbids. The most staggering part of this illicit app underworld? Apple is responsible.
February 20, 2019

Valve is killing off Steam’s non-gaming movies as a result of nobody is watching them

Valve has announced that it’s retiring the video section of the Steam Store menu, and it will be removing any non-gaming videos from its services. In a blog post announcing the move, the company says that it made the decision after “reviewing what Steam users actually watch.” Although gaming-related videos will remain on the service, they will no longer sit in a dedicated section of the store menu.
February 20, 2019

How YouTube helps flat-earthers manage

It’s been a big month for conspiracy theories. Last week, Rep. Adam Schiff sent a strongly worded letter to Google and Facebook about the way their platforms recommend anti-vaccination content to parents, potentially putting healthy populations at risk. This week, new reports are taking a deeper look the unintended consequences of YouTube recommendations, starting with the conspiracy theory that the earth is flat.
February 20, 2019

What to anticipate from the PlayStation 5

It’s that time again in the console generation. Your games look better than ever, but you’re starting to notice stutters and glitches a little more frequently, and you’re wondering when the console that’s sat under your TV for the past five years might benefit from an upgrade. When can we expect a new PlayStation or Xbox, and what will they be like?
February 19, 2019

Google is holding a mysterious gaming press occasion at GDC subsequent month

Google is planning to hold a mysterious gaming-related event at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) next month. Google has started emailing invites to members of the media today, inviting them to “gather around” for a Google keynote that simply promises “all will be revealed” on March 19th at 10AM PT / 1PM ET. Google’s cryptic invite includes an animated GIF with an explosion of light in a hallway.
February 19, 2019

How loot bins hooked players and left regulators spinning

A month ago, a woman known online as CadenceLikesVGs realized she had a gambling problem. She wasn’t playing blackjack or pulling slot machine levers; she was opening video game loot boxes.
February 19, 2019

PlayStation exec says PSVR will see a dramatic change in subsequent 10 years

PlayStation’s PSVR headset hasn’t exactly taken over the world, but the head of PlayStation says the company has big plans for its VR console.