Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Why I Finally Fell For This Wearable

Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Why I Finally Fell For This Wearable

Bourbon. Apple Watches. Got your attention? Good. The two share a deep commonality. No, not a rich amber color or notes of vanilla. They’re both best aged for a minimum of four years. See for yourself: 2015—A very slow wrist computer? A fancy-pants watch? A Fitbit with bad battery life? Apple didn’t quite know, but […]

Step back in time with Google's secret text-adventure game

Step back in time with Google's secret text-adventure game

Are you feeling a bit nostalgic for the days of Zork and other classic text adventure games? If so, then Google has you covered with an Easter egg embedded in its website. A Reddit user discovered that searching for a particular phrase on the site and then accessing the developer console in your browser presents […]

Sony Cancels PSX 2018 Because They Don't Have Enough to Show This Year

Sony Cancels PSX 2018 Because They Don't Have Enough to Show This Year

Gamers who were eagerly looking forward to a showcase of upcoming PlayStation games will have to wait until next year, as Sony has confirmed that PlayStation Experience 2018 has been canceled. The reason, quite simply, is that Sony doesn’t have enough to show to justify bringing everyone together for the big event. Sony recently released […]

Cyberpunk 2077's First-Person Isn't For VR

Cyberpunk 2077's First-Person Isn't For VR

The first-person perspective in Cyberpunk 2077 is a departure from The Witcher series, and some fans suspect there’s more reason to it than CD Projekt Red has announced. After one floated a theory that it will be playable using VR devices, the studio shot the theory down. “Currently we have no plans,” the short statement […]

The Oculus Quest's competitor isn't Rift or Vive. It's the Nintendo Switch

The Oculus Quest's competitor isn't Rift or Vive. It's the Nintendo Switch

The Oculus Quest’s competitor isn’t Rift or Vive. It’s the Nintendo Switch  Digital Trends Watch Michael Abrash and John Carmack talk about the rosy future and practical present of VR  PC Gamer Future Oculus Hardware Won’t Lock You Out Of Games  GameSpot ‘Star Wars’ VR Series ‘Vader Immortal’ Puts You Inside Darth Vader’s Castle (Watch)  Variety Will Facebook’s Oculus […]

No PlayStation Experience for 2018

No PlayStation Experience for 2018

September 28, 2018 12:05PM PT Sony won’t be holding a PlayStation Experience this year, according to a statement from Shawn Layden during Friday’s episode of the PlayStation Blogcast. Layden, chairman of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios, said that it was a “hard decision.” PlayStation Experience started four years ago as a celebration for PlayStation’s 20th anniversary […]

Nintendo Shuts Down Unofficial 'Mario Kart' Racing Attraction

Nintendo Shuts Down Unofficial 'Mario Kart' Racing Attraction

By Robert Workman – September 27, 2018 For a while there, the MariCar attraction in Tokyo was thriving, allowing locals and tourists the opportunity to race around the city in Mario Kart fashion, even going as far as to drop “weapons” on one another. But it appears that the race is over, as Nintendo has […]

Sony enabling Fortnite cross-play for PS4 against Xbox and Switch

Sony enabling Fortnite cross-play for PS4 against Xbox and Switch

Sony is finally enabling cross-play for Fortnite today. The PlayStation 4 maker had been blocking cross-play and progression between Fortnite on PS4 and Nintendo Switch / Xbox One in recent months. The move angered Fortnite fans who couldn’t access progress, skins, and purchases on and Xbox One or Nintendo Switch if they’d played on a […]

With founders out, Instagram is poised to turn into Facebook 2.0

With founders out, Instagram is poised to turn into Facebook 2.0

If you’re a fan of Instagram, and many hundreds of millions of you are, there are plenty of reasons to be worried about a pair of resignations that came out of nowhere Monday night, sent tech Twitter into a tizzy and signaled the arrival of a significant new chapter for the biggest social networking company […]