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Grid Legends is EA’s new racing game with a story mode

Grid Legends is the newest addition to EA's racing series, and it features a full story mode......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsJul 22nd, 2021

GTA V ships over 150 million copies, pushing the franchise to over 350 million sold in total

It seems that GTA V remains the second best-selling video game in history, with over 150 million copies sold, and about 50 million shy from the first place currently held by Minecraft. GTA V sales have significantly pushed the GTA franchise to cross.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

WhatsApp photos and videos can now disappear after a single viewing

WhatsApp said that it would soon let users send disappearing photos and videos and this week the feature will be rolling out to everybody. Anyone using the Facebook-owned messaging app can share a photo or video in “view once” mode, allow.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

Google Maps on iOS adds live location sharing in iMessage, home screen widget, dark mode

Google Maps announced today three feature updates to its iOS app. With live location sharing in the iMessage app, a traffic widget for the home screen and dark mode, Google Maps is positioning itself as a stronger competitor against iOS’ native.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 22 min. ago

Rust is the Most Loved Language For the 6th Year in a Row in Stack Overflow Study

RoccamOccam writes: For the sixth-year, Rust is the most loved language, while Python is the most wanted language for its fifth-year in Stack Overflow's 2021 survey of 80,000 developers. Read more of this story at Slashdot......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 54 min. ago

NASA science chief says it’s OK to be “worried” or “terrified” about Webb

"This mission has a very troubled story with chapters that were disappointing." Enlarge / NASA's science chief, Thomas Zurbuchen, has worked hard to bring the oft-delayed James Webb Space Telescope to the launch pad. (credit: NASA) For scienti.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 54 min. ago

GTA V is leaving Xbox Game Pass again, but Skate is in

While heavy-hitter Grand Theft Auto V is leaving Xbox Game Pass in August, a variety of other strong titles are arriving to take its place......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 54 min. ago

iam8bit wants physical video games to be as cool as vinyl

Video game company iam8bit is trying to keep physical video games alive in a digital age......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 22 min. ago

Everything we know about Grid Legends

This game is attempting to reinvent the longstanding racing series with plenty of new features and improvements. Here's everything we know about Grid Legends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Halo Infinite datamine points to a potential battle royale mode

A new datamine points to the possibility of a Halo Infinite battle royale mode......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

The Ascent is missing Nvidia RTX and DLSS features on Game Pass, but not on Steam"s version

Neon Giant's debut title, The Ascent, was met with frustration as Windows-based Microsoft Game Pass users realized their version of the game provided no RTX or DLSS support. While this lack of functionality does not render the game unplayable, it doe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

To Fight Vaccine Misinformation, US Recruits an "Influencer Army"

The New York Times tells the story of 17-year-old Ellie Zeiler, a TikTok creator with over 10 million followers, who received an email in June from Village Marketing, an influencer marketing agency. "It said it was reaching out on behalf of another.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Genshin Impact is the closest you can get to playing Breath of the Wild on PC

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play game that resembles Zelda BOTW's action but has developed further to become much more than a simple copycat. Climb any mountain, swim across any river, and glide over the world below, taking in the jaw-dropping scener.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

What is LMDh and why are we so excited about sports car racing in 2023?

Acura, Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Peugeot, and Toyota can all race together in 2023—here's how. Enlarge / This sketch is all we've seen of Porsche's forthcoming LMDh hybrid racer. But now we know that when it starts racing in 2023, it will be run by.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Someone Made a Playable Clone of Pokemon For the Pebble Smartwatch

Developer Harrison Allen has developed a playable clone of Pokemon for the Pebble smartwatch, which was officially discontinued in late 2016 after the company was sold to Fitbit. Gizmodo reports: According to the game's developer, Harrison Allen, Peb.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Yat thinks emoji ‘identities’ can be a thing, and it has $20M in sales to back it up

I learned about Yat in April, when a friend sent our group chat a link to a story about how the key emoji sold as an “internet identity” for $425,000. “I hate the universe,” she texted. Sure, the universe would be better if pe.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Report: Blizzard Once Slapped With "Misogyny Tax"

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Kotaku: A cybersecurity company whose security researcher had once been harassed by Blizzard employees at a hacking conference charged the game developer a 50 percent "misogyny tax" when it sought a quote for.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Elon Musk and Apple Deny Wild Story That He Tried To Replace Tim Cook

Several readers shared this story: Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly demanded to become Apple's CEO in a 2016 phone call with current Apple CEO Tim Cook, according to an upcoming book about Tesla. The story, shared by the Los Angeles Times, comes from P.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Microsoft to pull Forza Motorsport 7 from online stores after September 15

Initially marred by a frustrating loot box system, Forza Motorsport 7 came with a plethora of cars and tracks, and it remains one of the most gorgeous ‘simcade’ racers currently out there. For the racing/driving fans who still haven't given it a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

This 3D-printed soft robotic hand beat the first level of Super Mario Bros.

The hand has integrated fluidic transistors, so it only requires one pressure input. A team led by University of Maryland mechanical engineering Professor Ryan Sochol has created a soft robotic hand agile enough to manipulate a game contro.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

How one game’s delisting pokes a hole in the Xbox Game Pass promise

This time around, the usual "licenses expired" song-and-dance is weirder. Enlarge / Another sim racer bites the dust—and this time without a new one in its place. (credit: Xbox Game Studios / Turn 10) Microsoft has long boasted about the bac.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021