Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Magnetic bike pedals, undersea scooters, and more

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

A typo in ‘Civilization VI’ game code can ‘yeild’ some strange A.I. behavior

A misspelling buried in the programming for Civilization VI may be why your A.I. opponents are emphasizing faith rather than gold or production. An intrepid modder discovered the error, and Firaxis has responded.

‘My Tamagotchi Forever’ is an endless barrage of microtransactions

If you're looking for a full-on blast from the past, look no further than My Tamagotchi Forever for your smartphone. The app is now officially available for download on iOS and Android.

Choosing between Intel and AMD for games? These are the best CPUs at every price

What are the best processors for gaming you can buy? We created a list grouping CPUs in various price brackets so you can pick the best chip for your current budget. But remember: The list will change from year to year.

Learn how to change your gamertag on an Xbox One in just a few simple steps

It might seem tricky to change your username at first, but learning how to change your gamertag on an Xbox One is easier than it looks. Keep in mind, though, that you might have to pay to make the switch.

From ‘Anthem’ to ‘Smash Bros. on Switch,’ here are the games coming to E3 2018

E3 2018 is still three months away, but publishers are already talking about a new wave of games with E3 in mind. Here are all the titles we know will be there, what we expect to see, rumors, and more.

Switch indie games get the spotlight during the Nindies Showcase on March 20

On the heels of an exciting Nintendo Direct, Nintendo will stream its third Nindies Showcase dedicated to upcoming Switch indie games. The Switch has turned into a premier destination for indie titles since launch.

‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ ditches paid loot boxes for good

Electronic Arts announced that Star Wars Battlefront II has received a complete revamp to its progression system, and paid loot boxes are gone for good. Now, Star Cards will be earned only through gameplay.

Ubisoft’s open-world racer ‘The Crew 2’ adds planes and boats, debuts in June

Ubisoft' open-world racing game The Crew 2 will release on June 29, and a special edition containing the season pass, a United States map, and a license plate is available to order now.

Check out 30 of the best iPhone games you need to be playing

The iPhone has some of our favorite games available for any mobile platform. Here are the best iPhone games for every big-name genre, whether you're into puzzles, strategy, or something else entirely.

10 new characters we want to see in ‘Super Smash Bros. for Switch’

Super Smash Bros. is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018. Here are some ideas for new characters we hope to see in the game, including some Nintendo staples and a few unexpected surprises.

It’s really stupid. But ‘Devil May Cry’ spawned much smarter offspring

After more than 15 years, the original ‘Devil May Cry’ is a perfect artifact of its cultural moment, while also contains the seeds of gaming’s present. But, having never played it, we just saw “Stupid Dark Souls”.