Gaming
Computing

Intel serves up affordable new SSDs with stacked 3D NAND storage

Intel has dished out a new series of SSDs based on 3D NAND Flash technology. These SSDs are now offered in the consumer, business, data center, and IoT markets, with prices starting at $70.
Gaming

Nintendo strengthens its supply chain with purchase of console distributor Jesnet

Nintendo has just purchased Jesnet, one of the largest video game distributors in Japan. It almost exclusively distributes Nintendo product, and the purchase will help vertically integrate Nintendo's supply chain.
Gaming

'Fallout Shelter' delivers new quests and special events with latest update

Bethesda has updated its popular free-to-play PC game and mobile app Fallout Shelter, giving amateur vault overseers access to a series of game-changing quests and special events that will roll out on a regular basis in the months ahead.
Virtual Reality

‘Rick and Morty’ co-creator is bringing his unique sense of humor to virtual reality

It's no secret that Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland is interested in virtual reality, but alongside former Epic Games producer Tanya Watson, he's finally realizing that dream with the founding of Squanchtendo.
Gaming

Verdun brings World War I to the PlayStation 4, trenchfoot not included

Verdun, the highly rated World War I shooter on Steam, is headed to the PS4 next week, just before Battlefield 1’s own visit to the Great War and the killing fields of early twentieth century Europe.
Virtual Reality

Viveport Development Awards offer up $500K prize pool for VR devs

Consumer electronics company HTC today announced the Global Viveport Development Awards, an upcoming event that will honor standout virtual reality applications created for the HTC Vive VR headset.
Gaming

'Birthdays,' a quirky sim game, coming to PS4 in Japan; Western release to follow

The creator of 'Harvest Moon' has revealed 'Birthdays', a quirky god game/life sim coming to PS4 in January 2017 for Japan with a western release to follow.
Gaming

Ed Boon hints at PC release for 'Mortal Kombat XL'

Fans were furious when the second set of DLC fighters for Mortal Kombat X skipped the PC, but it seems that the super-sized version of the game might make its way to the platform after all.
Gaming

‘Dear Esther’ heads to consoles next month with director commentary

The Chinese Room's atmospheric adventure Dear Esther finally heads to consoles next month as Dear Esther: Landmark Edition. The updated game includes gameplay tweaks and directors' commentary.
Gaming

Two-step verification now live for PSN, enable it now

Two-step verification has just bee enabled for the PlayStation Network. It adds another layer of security for users, especially considering the 2011 PSN hack that shut down the service for two months.
Virtual Reality

More developers are targeting the Vive than the Rift, according to survey

The HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift are both angling for dominance over the nascent virtual reality market, but a new report indicates that the Vive has taken an early advantage in terms of developer support.
Gaming

Corgi puppies control a walking death machine in '100ft Robot Golf'

100ft Robot Golf, the latest game from developer No Goblin, isn't your standard golf simulator ... unless you usually play golf with giant mechs controlled by adorable corgi puppies.