There’s no doubt that The Witcher 3 is one of the momentous game releases of the year, and now that it’s out, we need to nitpick it until there’s nothing left to discuss. As it does with every major multiplatform release, Eurogamer has put both the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game to the test to see which comes out on top. More →
When I first installed the closed beta for Rocket League over the weekend, I didn’t expect it to consume my every waking thought, but that’s exactly what’s happened. Rocket League is a PS4 and PC sports game (of sorts) in which you and your teammates attempt to hit a large ball into a goal on the opposite side of the field. The twist is that you’re inside of a car powered by rockets. More →
Google has begun rolling out the latest version of its Lollipop operating system to a few new Android devices this week, including the Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 9 tablet with LTE capabilities. If you own any of these devices, you should be able to download the 5.1.1 update over-the-air in the coming days, but we’ve included direct links below if you’d rather not wait.
If you’ve been holding out for a PlayStation 4 price drop, you might be in luck. On Wednesday, WholesomeGamer was tipped off that Sony’s official retail loyalty site, intended to reward verified video game retail employees, is currently running a promotion which gives members the chance to win a PS4, PS Vita and other prizes.
Within the rules of the promotion, Sony lists the ARV (average retail value) of each prize, but here’s the catch: the prices listed don’t match up with the current MSRP of the PS4 or the Vita. More →
Google can’t win for losing. Just days after the search giant was forced to temporarily shut down its Map Maker tool in light of a rash of vandalism, The Washington Post discovered a far more disturbing trend. Specific search phrases on Google Maps containing the word “n****r” (yes, the heinous racial epithet) will redirect users to the White House, where president Barack Obama currently resides. More →
You’d be hard-pressed to find a Google+ user with any affinity for the service, but that’s not to say there aren’t elements of the social network experiment worth saving.
Bloomberg News first reported last year that Google might be planning to spin off its photo sharing and storage features from Google+, and now people familiar with the plans tell Bloomberg that the new service will be revealed soon. More →
After years of speculation, a report from The Wall Street Journal seemingly confirmed that any potential plans Apple ever put together regarding a dedicated television set have been scrapped. Even analyst Gene Munster, one of the biggest proponents of the Apple TV’s existence, was ready to admit defeat. But there are others who aren’t so sure. More →
Somehow, through all the rekindled controversy over the past several months, The Pirate Bay has managed to stay online, but it turns out there will be a few casualties. On Tuesday, TorrentFreak reported that the Stockholm District Court has ruled that The Pirate Bay’s popular Swedish domains will be seized. More →
Ever since the launch of the iPhone 5, consumers have been waiting patiently for an official dock from Apple. Two and a half years later, we can finally buy one. Apple quietly put the iPhone Lightning Dock up for sale on the Apple Store website on Tuesday morning for $39.00 with an expected shipping time of 1-3 business days. More →
In just over a year’s time, one of the biggest PC gaming franchises in history is going to make the transition to the silver screen. If you hadn’t heard, Warcraft, a movie which spent several years in and out of development hell, is currently in the middle of post-production. We won’t see the finished product until next summer, but on Monday, Legendary Pictures revealed the first official images from the movie, featuring CG-animated orc Orgrim Doomhammer, the Warchief of the Horde.
The leather-bound smartphone you never knew you wanted begins shipping this week. LG announced on its website on Monday that the G4 will roll out to consumers in key markets in the coming days, including Hong Kong, Turkey and Russia, with rollouts coming to the rest of Europe, North America and other territories throughout the month of June. More →