Mars isn’t exactly a friendly place in ‘The Technomancer’

The Technomancer's version of Mars is hardly friendly, with mutated animal creatures and several hostile factions ready to rip you limb from limb, but the game's various combat styles and talents will give you a fighting chance.
Movies & TV

Flailing stateside, ‘Warcraft’ is crushing records worldwide

Warcraft has triumphed over negative reviews and a bad box-office performance in U.S. theaters to become the most successful video game movie of all time worldwide after just two weeks.

Bethesda says it's working to improve Fallout 4 mod support on PS4

PS4 owners may have to wait a bit longer with issues on mod support for the PS4 as Bethesda says it's working with Sony to improve mod support. In the meantime, Xbox One owners have had access to mods since May.

Teddy Roosevelt will kill you with culture in ‘Civilization VI’

Teddy Roosevelt's America has a few tricks up its sleeve in Civilization VI, including the Rough Riders and a movie studio. You won't need to attack your enemies when they're mesmerized by Hollywood.

It’s a numbers game! How analytics are turning games into distraction machines

Gaming analytics allow developers to hack your feeble human brain like never before, and highly refined games they’re cranking out with it are more like crack than art.

Weekly Rewind: NASA's human tissue bounty, the iPhone's true cost, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…

The word "Sky" can now be used in the game 'No Man's Sky' after settlement

No Man's Sky game director Sean Murray tweets that a settlement had been made with the Sky Broadcasting Group in regards to the use of the word "Sky." It's unclear if this was the cause of the most recent delay.

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is Nintendo's most expansive and ambitious game ever

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may be one of the most ambitious games that Nintendo has ever made, and our brief time spent exploring Hyrule on the floor of E3 has left us ravenous for Link's next adventure.

Want to play a mobile game with 500 of your best friends? lets you do just that

Would you like to play an addictive mobile game with 500 of your best friends? So would 68 million mobile and 67 million browser users, and the success of proves it at $100K per day.

25 awesome laptop bags for every owner, from students to globetrotters

Choosing the right laptop bag is no easy feat. No one likes to second guess themselves. Here are some of the best laptop bags on the market — from backpacks to sleeves — so you can get it right the first time around.
Virtual Reality

The future of virtual reality might come in a backpack

Virtual reality is high-tech, but has a low-tech problem. Cables. They're awkward, annoying, and take away from each user immersion. Can VR backpacks fix these problems, or are they a burdensome fad?

'Flinthook' proves that a small indie darling can win E3

Flinthook, a little indie “rogue-lite” from Montreal-based developer Tribute, was the smallest game I played at E3. It was also arguably the best, thanks in part to its distinctive art style and grappling-hook-centric gameplay.