Uber alerts drivers to distracted ‘Pokémon Go’ players and advises how to make money

Ride-hailing giant Uber has alerted its drivers to the potential hazard of distracted pedestrians and other drivers playing 'Pokémon Go.' The company also pointed out money-making possibilities by hanging out near 'Pokémon Go' locations…
Virtual Reality

Oculus Rift support will take players deeper into ‘Minecraft’ than ever before

Studio Mojang revealed this week that Oculus Rift support is in the works for its massively popular building-block construction sim Minecraft, making the experience more immersive and absorbing than ever.

The new VR Hub for Dota 2’s International 2016 Compendium throws you into the bloodbath

Valve Software updated the International 2016 Compendium for Dota 2 with several cool features including a special VR Hub for SteamVR-compatible headsets. Viewers can watch the battle from afar or jump right into the action.
Virtual Reality

Steam’s VR Weekend Sale discounts dozens of Vive and Rift games

Steam has launched its first-ever VR Weekend Sale, giving HTC Vive and Oculus Rift owners access to discounted copies of popular VR games like Subnautica, Elite Dangerous, and Adr1ft through next Monday.

‘Pokémon Go’ inspires a new wave of terrible baby names

Pokémon Go fanatics are naming their newborn babies after in-game creatures like Eevee, Onix, and Roselia, according to recent surveys from popular online parenting resource BabyCenter.

Feel the thrill in first-person with ‘Rollercoaster Dreams’ for PlayStation VR

Rollercoaster Dreams, a first-person amusement park game in the style of Rollercoaster Tycoon, comes to PS4 and PlayStation VR in October. In addition to thrill rides, you'll be able to play the park's games and travel to other…
Product Review

Alienware Alpha R2 Review

Blowing off Steam turns Alienware's tiny Alpha into a dream machine.

Xbox One owners can play ‘Rainbow Six: Siege’ for free through the weekend

Rainbow Six: Siege, which originally launched late last year, will be free to all Xbox Live Gold members from Thursday until midnight Sunday. Any progress you make will carry over into the full game should you choose to buy it.

Microsoft releases Unreal Engine 4 fork with Universal Windows Platform support

Microsoft has released source code for a new fork of Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4 with support for the Universal Windows Platform, despite recent criticism from Epic's co-founder, Tim Sweeney.

Are you prepared to purchase a new game console every two years?

Apple’s magic formula gets fans to buy new hardware almost every year. Now, Microsoft and Sony want to put gamers through the same never-ending churn – and the new versions of each company’s console are designed to do exactly that.

‘Darksiders: Warmastered Edition’ takes War to new consoles

Following last year's Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition, publisher Nordic Games has announced that the original game will be getting a remaster, as well. Darksiders: Warmastered Edition is coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U.
Movies & TV

Jessica Chastain is in talks to star in Ubisoft’s ‘The Division’

Zero Dark Thirty and Interstellar star Jessica Chastain is apparently in talks to take on a role in the upcoming movie version of Ubisoft's The Division, which is set to star Jake Gyllenhaal.