Adam Rosenberg

Adam Rosenberg

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Previously, Adam worked in the games press as a freelance writer and critic for a range of outlets, including Digital Trends, Joystiq, G4, Official Xbox Magazine, MTV News, and Rolling Stone.

Fast and Furious 7 to use Paul Walker’s scenes, character will be retired

Universal Studios and the Fast and Furious 7 filmmakers have decided to move forward with using the scenes filmed by late star Paul Walker, tweaking the script so that his Brian O'Connor character can be retired.

Gaming

Alienware, Origin among more than a dozen third-party Steam Machines vendors

Alienware and Origin are among the 12 third-party hardware manufacturers that are confirmed to be partnered with Valve to release living room-focused Steam Machine gaming PCs in 2014.

Gaming

Xbox One disc drive still necessary thanks to ‘bandwidth and game size’

Microsoft Studios head Phil Spencer reveals that, at one point, Microsoft entertained the possibility of delivering the Xbox One as a disc-less console. Ultimately, concerns over game size and bandwidth led to the inclusion of a Blu-ray disc drive.

Gaming

DayZ alpha surpasses 400,000 sales in week one

The Steam Early Access version of DayZ, Bohemia Interactive's persistent online open world zombie game adapted from a popular ArmA 2 mod, rises past 400,000 sales during its first week of release.

Gaming

Blizzard warns of new malware that can steal World of Warcraft account info

Blizzard Entertainment is warning Windows-using World of Warcraft players to watch for a malware that threatens to steal user account info and Battle.net Authenticator data when signing into the game.

Gaming

Battlefield 4’s postponed double XP event is finally live

The Premium members-only double XP event for Battlefield 4 that was originally scheduled to happen during the New Year break is now live through Sunday, January 5. The original event was postponed due to lingering issues with the game.

Gaming

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ swings into Times Square on New Year’s Eve

A new clip montage for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 premieres during the final hours of 2013, with footage that highlights the movies big showdown between Spidey and Electro in New York City's Times Square.

Gaming

‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ story DLC teased in chilling new image

A newly released image from Warner Bros. Games Montreal hints at the identity of the villain and possible story direction for the studio's upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins campaign DLC.

Gaming

‘Devil’s Third’ team making progress, release due in 2014

Valhalla Game Studios founder Tomonobu Itagaki confirms that third-person action game 'Devil's Third,' once set to be published by the now-defunct THQ, is 80 percent complete and due for release in 2014.

Gaming

‘Fez’ due for three more ports in 2014

A new post on Polytron Corporation's website confirms that Fez is due for three new ports in 2014. Is this a reference to the PlayStation Network release with support for PS3, PS4, and PS Vita or a hint of something more?

Gaming

‘Warframe’ on Xbox One may be heading to Europe following a PEGI rating [updated]

Digital Extremes' free-to-play third-person shooter Warframe, available now on PC and PlayStation 4, may be coming soon to Xbox One in Europe, assuming a newly discovered PEGI rating is accurate.

Gaming

‘The Hobbit’ tops 2013’s list of most pirated films

TorrentFreak's annual list of the year's most pirated movies identifies The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey as the number one target, downloaded illegally no less than 8.4 million times.

Gaming

Oculus Rift and Kinect used to power robot arm for NASA

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory pairs an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset with Microsoft's second-generation Kinect in a robot arm experiment meant to explore possible remote control interfaces for use in outer space.

Cool Tech

DICE warns of continuing ‘intermittent connectivity issues’ in Battlefield 4

DICE posts an alert on the Battlelog website confirming that Battlefield 4 is still experiencing "intermittent connectivity issues" on "various platforms," even in the wake of the pre-Christmas patch that was supposed to have addressed the biggest issues.

Gaming

‘Cuphead’ channels early Disney animation for 2D running-and-gunning-and-fighting

Studio MDHR combines the look and feel of early Disney animation with hybrid gameplay that crosses 2D fighting with run-and-gun bullet hell and platforming in the upcoming Cuphead.

Gaming