Gaming

AR 1.0 is dead: Here’s what it got wrong

July 2, 2020 0

The first wave of AR startups offering smart glasses is now over, with a few exceptions. Google acquired North this week for an undisclosed sum.

Where to open a game studio

June 27, 2020 0

With the game industry booming, more entrepreneurs are evaluating where to base their new startup or open a new office for their existing company. The

Newzoo forecasts 2020 global games industry will reach $159 billion

June 27, 2020 0

Games and esports analytics firm Newzoo released its highly cited annual report on the size and state of the video gaming industry yesterday. The firm

Animal Crossing’s summer update will let you swim for sea critters

June 26, 2020 0

There’s huge news today for Animal Crossing: New Horizons players still devoted to the most pleasantly addictive way to stay kind of sane stuck at

Confronting racial bias in video games

June 22, 2020 0

Protests across the U.S. over police violence and systemic racism against Black Americans have sparked gaming companies like Electronic Arts, Epic Games and Sony Interactive

This Week in Apps: Protests impact app stores, FTC fines app developer, kids’ app trends

June 7, 2020 0

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows

Sony will show off the first PlayStation 5 games on June 4th

May 30, 2020 0

Sony has been dishing out details on the PlayStation 5 piece-by-piece, rather than dropping all of the details at one big mega event. First came

Investors say emerging multiverses are the future of entertainment

May 28, 2020 0

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the adoption of new technologies and cultural shifts that were already well underway. According to a clutch of heavy-hitting investors,

Daniel Abt fired from Audi’s Formula E team for using pro sim driver in virtual race

May 27, 2020 0

Audi fired Daniel Abt from its Formula E racing team after learning he had a professional sim driver race for him during a virtual competition

Minecraft Dungeons has charm and potential, but needs lot more time in the furnace

May 23, 2020 0

Minecraft is one of the most popular games on the planet, so it’s natural that Microsoft, after buying creator Mojang some years back, would attempt