No Man’s Sky version 1.3 is live, adds “joint exploration,“ more [updated]

Update, Friday, August 11: No Man’s Sky version 1.3 is now live for players on PC and PlayStation 4. “30 hours” of campaign plot have been added, Hello Games says, and other updates to the game support that increased plot content, including new types of missions and an...

After losing Patreon account, crowdfunded anti-refugee ship is adrift—literally

A right-wing “European identity” group called Generation Identity crowdfunded enough to hire a ship in order to intercept refugees from North Africa trying to reach Europe. But as the effort cast off in July, Patreon cancelled an account being used to fund the efforts. And t...

After losing Patreon account, crowdfunded anti-refugee ship is adrift—literally

A right-wing “European identity” group called Generation Identity crowdfunded enough to hire a ship in order to intercept refugees from North Africa trying to reach Europe. But as the effort cast off in July, Patreon cancelled an account being used to fund the efforts. And t...

Star Wars and Iron Man may not disappear from Netflix in 2019 after all

Earlier this week, Disney announced plans to pull many of its popular titles from Netflix in 2019 and put them on its own new forthcoming streaming service. While many children’s movies like Frozen and Toy Story 4 won’t be available on Netflix anymore, Star Wars and superher...

Star Wars and Iron Man may not disappear from Netflix in 2019 after all

Earlier this week, Disney announced plans to pull many of its popular titles from Netflix in 2019 and put them on its own new forthcoming streaming service. While many children’s movies like Frozen and Toy Story 4 won’t be available on Netflix anymore, Star Wars and superher...

We try Discord’s new video features, ask if game-chat app will ever make money

Discord probably didn’t need to add more major features to keep its 45 million users happy. The free text and voice-chat service has exploded in roughly two years of public testing, thanks to its simple “chat with my gaming friends” system that resembles a more voice-h...

We try Discord’s new video features, ask if game-chat app will ever make money

Discord probably didn’t need to add more major features to keep its 45 million users happy. The free text and voice-chat service has exploded in roughly two years of public testing, thanks to its simple “chat with my gaming friends” system that resembles a more voice-h...

Facebook’s original video platform will launch with Mike Rowe, MLB, and more

Facebook has been amping up its video efforts recently, particularly by acquiring rights to live sports and reportedly experimenting with its own original content. Now we have confirmation of that original content, plus a new service from the company: Facebook Watch. According to a blog...

Facebook’s original video platform will launch with Mike Rowe, MLB, and more

Facebook has been amping up its video efforts recently, particularly by acquiring rights to live sports and reportedly experimenting with its own original content. Now we have confirmation of that original content, plus a new service from the company: Facebook Watch. According to a blog...

Getting medieval: A military analysis of Game of Thrones’ Westeros War

With the seventh season of HBO’s Game of Thrones at its halfway point, Westeros is at war yet again. In the last two episodes (episodes 3 and 4), the forces aligned with Daenerys Targaryen and Cersei Lannister have met upon the fields (and seas) of battle at last. Things have not ...
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