Twitter spinoff Bluesky hits 1 million users

Bluesky, one of the most notable alternatives to the platform formerly known as Twitter, has just hit a million users. That’s admittedly tiny compared to the number of users on … Read More

Hitting the Books: The programming trick that gave us DOOM multiplayer

Since its release in 1993, id Software’s DOOM franchise has become one of modern gaming’s most easily recognizable IPs. The series has sold more than 10 million copies to date … Read More

Hitting the Books: Why we haven’t made the ‘Citizen Kane’ of gaming

Steven Spielberg’s wholesome sci-fi classic, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, became a cultural touchstone following its release in 1982. The film’s hastily-developed (as in, “you have five weeks to get this to … Read More

The NES at 40: Seven ways it changed the gaming world forever

Nothing will make you feel old like the anniversary of a much-loved gaming console. Perhaps none more so than the 40th birthday of the Nintendo Entertainment System (or the Famicom … Read More

EA is making a single-player Black Panther game

Marvel and Electronic Arts have revealed the second game they’re making together as part of a deal between the two sides. A new Seattle-based Electronic Arts studio called Cliffhanger Games … Read More

Twitter’s apps are breaking following Elon Musk’s decision to cap tweet rates

Over the last few days, Twitter not only stopped showing tweets unless you’re logged in, but also started capping the number of tweets users can ready each (“rate limiting”) — … Read More

YouTube is reportedly testing online games for mobile and desktop

Google is looking at online games as a new possible source of income for YouTube, according to a new report by the Wall Street Journal. The video hosting platform has … Read More

The original ‘Call of Duty: Warzone’ battle royale will shut down in September

The original free-to-play battle royale game Call of Duty: Warzone (now known as Warzone Caldera) will shut down definitively on September 21st. That will allow developers to focus on “future … Read More

Apple Podcasts update makes it easier to find content in your favorite genres

Apple has updated its Podcasts app on iOS, iPadOS and macOS with features that make it easier to find content in your favorite genres. It now includes nine new subcategories: … Read More

Watch a trailer for ‘The Creator,’ another film with an AI gone rogue

Skynet. Ultron. HAL-9000. These are but a few artificial intelligence systems that have gone rogue in films. Whether The Creator can produce a fictional AI that would make a mark … Read More

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