Tag Archives: gaming

Yahoo Livetext ‘video messenger’ app arrives for iOS

Yahoo is apparently close to formally introducing a replacement for its messaging app, as it recently released a new app on the Hong Kong App Store called “Yahoo Livetext”, a mobile offering described as a video messenger. Livetext has a twist with its messaging feature. Rather than swapping media-less texts or snapping selfies, Livetext is “live video texting" — it … Continue reading

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NASA gives you a flyover view of Pluto’s icy mountains

Hey NASA, stop blowing our minds, okay? Actually, no, please continue....

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Polar bears inch toward extinction as summers lengthen

A study published this week on polar bears (Ursus maritimus) suggests that these mammals are not ready for global warming. While it would seem that the polar bear is well adapted to seasonal ice melt, it is not prepared for ever-lengthening periods of summer, a time in which food is short in polar regions of our planet earth

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Shenmue 3 Kickstarter sets new record for most funded game

You may remember that in early June, the Kickstarter campaign from Koji Igarashi, producer of the well-known Castlevania video game series, for his new title Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, set a new record for the most funded game on the crowdfunding platform. Unfortunately, Bloodstained hasn't been able to hold onto the title for very long. With roughly 11 hours … Continue reading

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21-year-old charged with sextortion crimes

A 21-year-old from New Hampshire has been charged with a range of crimes surrounding a grisly extortion scheme involving underage girls. The Department of Justice accuses Ryan J.

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These are the wireless controllers you’ll use with the HTC Vive

HTC's virtual reality headset, the Vive, blew us away when we first tried it at MWC 2015.

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Angry Birds 2 arrives on July 30

Angry Birds might be feeling dated, but it still enjoys a massive user base and as such presses on. The latest announcement from Rovio arrived today, and it brings good news for faithful gamers: Angry Birds 2 will be arriving on July 30.

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Twitch’s ‘Choice Chamber’ is here, will make you hate your viewers

Ah simpler, pre-internet, times: when screwing up someone's perfect game was as easy as "accidentally" tripping over those absurdly short controller wires during a pal's perfect Sonic The Hedgehog run. Choice Chamber, the first title funded by game-b...

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Xiaomi’s smart Mi TV 2S is almost ridiculously thin

It seems that the "thinnest" craze from smartphones have now infected smart TVs.

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Space junk collision scare forced ISS crew to evacuate

The ISS crew sure had a rough morning yesterday: a piece of an old Russian satellite came hurtling towards them, and the team didn't have enough time to move the station out of the way.

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