Gaming
Gaming

'Titanfall 2' beta test leads to sweeping gameplay changes ahead of its release

Developer Respawn Entertainment is overhauling its competitive first-person shooter sequel Titanfall 2 after a recent beta test met with a mixed reception from experienced players.
Gaming

Zenimax alleges John Carmack stole documents to help Oculus develop Rift

John Carmack's former employer, Bethesda parent company ZeniMax, alleges that the programmer stole copyrighted documents to develop the Oculus Rift. ZeniMax first filed a suit against Oculus more than two years ago.
Gaming

'Toejam & Earl' prepare to land on Earth again, with Adult Swim in the pilot's seat

Adult Swim Games is publishing a new ToeJam & Earl game for PCs and consoles that pays tribute to the series' formative years on the 16-bit Sega Genesis while adding new features like online multiplayer.
Gaming

‘Lumines: Puzzle & Music’ coming to mobile next week

A teaser trailer has launched for Lumines: Puzzle & Music for iOS and Android revealing a release date for September 1. The game will feature classic as well as multiplayer modes.
Gaming

Xbox Live Gold members can play 'Forza Horizon,' more for free in September

Microsoft's Larry Hryb, known to gamers as Major Nelson, has revealed the free games to Xbox Live Gold subscribers next month. The games include Forza Horizon, Mirror's Edge, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, and Earthlock:…
Gaming

Why the first Apple Watch RPG isn’t worth your time

Cosmos Rings, an Apple Watch exclusive role-playing game from the makers of Final Fantasy, doesn’t play to the platform’s strengths.
Cool Tech

Rubik's Cube-like device lights up, lets you play 'Snake' in three dimensions

A new Kickstarter project called QCoo is a portable Rubik’s Cube-style object that lets you play a number of games -- including Snake -- courtesy of a smart sensor and a bunch of LEDs.
Gaming

Looking to kill some time? Microsoft Solitaire Collection coming to iOS, Android

If you feel like your smartphone or tablet doesn't help you waste enough time already, the Microsoft Solitaire Collection is coming to iOS and Android to help you out. It's currently entering a beta test phase with insiders, but will soon…
Computing

AMD reveals the naked details of its new ‘Zen’ processor architecture

AMD has disclosed major technical details behind its "Zen" processor core technology that will be used in its upcoming line of "Summit Ridge" processors. The first product will arrive in the form of desktop CPUs for "enthusiasts."
Gaming

‘Halo 5: Forge’ to bring mapmaking to first-person shooter on Windows 10

Forge, a level-creation toolkit for 343 Industries' multiplayer first-person shooter Halo 5, will launch for Windows 10 PCs next month with an array of platform-specific tweaks and improvements.
Virtual Reality

Feel the shape and firmness of virtual objects with this exoskeleton for VR

When you pick up an object in virtual reality, you can't feel its shape. That could change with Dexmo. Force-feedback makes objects feel real, giving you the ability to feel both shape and firmness.
Gaming

WaveLand takes mechanic from ‘Super Smash Bros. Melee’ into single-player realm

A Kickstarter has launched for WaveLand, a game built entirely on wavedashing, a mechanic found in Super Smash Bros. Melee. It's a technical, speedrun-focused game that tasks players with completing levels as fast as possible.