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Game bits: PS anniversary, Paper Mario heading to Switch Online, and GTA Trilogy physical copies get delayed

Had the partnership with Nintendo not soured, or if Nintendo hadn’t ever reached out to Sony, the PlayStation as we know it likely never materializes. Nintendo's timeline would have changed as well, and who knows if Microsoft would have ever even b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotDec 3rd, 2021

MediaTek releases 6G white paper

MediaTek has released its 6G Vision White Paper outlining how 6G standardization will accelerate digital transformation globally. The white paper covers the timeline for 6G rollouts, the key drivers of 6G innovation and practical considerations for t.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 3 min. ago

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick Will Reportedly Leave the Company After Microsoft Acquisition Closes

Earlier today, Microsoft announced it will buy the video game publisher Activision Blizzard in a $69 billion deal. It's the largest video game acquisition in history and will make Microsoft the world's third-largest gaming company by revenue, behind.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 35 min. ago

Europe narrows hunt for next astronauts, eyes crewed flights

The European Space Agency has narrowed the candidate list for its next generation of astronauts, including dozens who have a physical disability......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Researchers find extra-pair paternity leads to cooperation in feeding and fending off threats in bird species

An international team of researchers has found that extra-pair paternity in pied flycatchers leads to cooperation between males and females in feeding and fending off threats. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Microsoft To Buy Activision Blizzard in $69 Billion Video Game Mega-Deal

Microsoft will buy the video game publisher Activision Blizzard in a $69 billion deal that would reshape the gaming landscape. From a report: The deal, if completed, would bring together Microsoft, which owns the Xbox game platform and the Xbox Game.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

Airlines continue to fear new 5G service will cause flight chaos

The CEOs of a number of U.S. airlines said they fear flight chaos on Wednesday when AT&T and Verizon switch on their potentially disruptive C-Band 5G networks......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Never before seen Nintendo hardware shows how it tests Switch cartridges

A journalist has shown how Nintendo inspects and authenticates Switch game cartridges......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Next-gen GTA 5 could be delayed again

The PS5 and Xbox Series X ports of GTA 5 could be delayed until either April or May......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Terrorists who use the internet are less successful

There is too much focus on online radicalisation, says Joe Whittaker, when this is just one of the factors that make someone become a terrorist. In fact, Whittaker's research shows that terrorists who use the internet are less successful in achieving.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Airlines fear new 5G service will cause flight chaos

The CEOs of a number of U.S. airlines said they fear flight chaos on Wednesday when AT&T and Verizon switch on their potentially disruptive C-Band 5G networks......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Retailers turn to hybrid cloud and AI to meet shifting consumer behaviors

More consumers are becoming hybrid shoppers that conduct part of their shopping journey online and the other half in retail stores......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Cardinals vs Rams live stream: how to watch NFL playoff game online

Here's how to get an Arizona Cardinals vs Los Angeles Rams live stream and watch the NFL playoffs from anywhere, with the winner set to play Tom Brady's Bucs next weekend......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

iOS developer donates unexpected windfall from unrelated Wordle app

Five-year-old game suddenly went from 1-2 downloads a day to 200,000 a week. Wordle! may have no relation to the viral hit Wordle, but it's enjoying a spike of popularity just the same. Last week, we wrote about the legal status of a spate.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

iOS developer donates unexpected windfall from unrelated Wordle! app

Five-year-old game suddenly went from 1-2 downloads a day to 200,000 a week. Wordle! may have no real relation to the viral hit Wordle, but it's enjoying a spike of popularity just the same. Last week, we wrote about the legal status of a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Google, Amazon, Meta and Microsoft Weave a Fiber-Optic Web of Power

To say that Big Tech controls the internet might seem like an exaggeration. Increasingly, in at least one sense, it's literally true. From a report: The internet can seem intangible, a post-physical environment where things like viral posts, virtual.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

I rescued Destiny 2 ‘new lights’ from a game-ruining fate

Operation Save the New Lights is underway to rescue players trapped in Destiny 2's Dares of Eternity......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

The best games on Xbox Game Pass for 2022

From RPGs to shooters to indie hits, the list of the best games on Xbox Game Pass is massive and keeps growing. Here are the titles you should dive into first......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

The 5 best ultrawide gaming monitors

Ultrawide monitors are excellent for game genres where immersion and full fields of view are important: These are some of the best if you need that extra space......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Tabletop Simulator removes global chat amid LGBTQ moderation controversy

Developer Berserk Games donates $10,000 to trans charity by way of apology. Enlarge / Dice placement game Euphoria as seen in Tabletop Simulator. Here at Ars, we've repeatedly noted that Tabletop Simulator is one of the bes.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

FAA clears some commercial planes for low-visibility landings after warning 5G could interfere with instruments

Federal officials are easing up some of the restrictions on commercial airliners set to take effect this week when new 5G technology comes online......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022