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Video Games

Bet on Whether Horny Algorithms Fall In Love In ‘BadCupid’

Players bet on whether bizarre characters procedurally flirting fall in love or strike out in the new game.
Jordan Pearson
11.22.18
Gaming

'Fallout 76' Players Are Breaking Nuclear Launch Code Cryptography to Unleash Hell

If this is the security the ‘Fallout’ world used to protect its ICBMs, no wonder it perished in nuclear war.
Matthew Gault
11.21.18
Video Games

20 Years After 'Half-Life' Launched, Its Fan-Made Remake Is Almost Done

The first trailer for 'Black Mesa: Xen,' the final act of the long running remake, looks stunning.
Matthew Gault
11.19.18
Video Games

'Battlefield V' Shows the Series Needs to Give Up on Single Player

The War Stories in 'Battlefield V' tell us new stories, but the gameplay is all too familiar—is it time for the series to give up on single player and focus on what it does best?
Matthew Gault
11.14.18
The Weakest Link

Inside the Messy, Dark Side of Nintendo Switch Piracy

Doxing rivals, stealing each other’s files, and poking around Nintendo’s servers are all a normal part of the ballooning Nintendo Switch hacking and piracy scenes.
Joseph Cox
11.13.18
Gaming

Couple Who Ran ROM Site to Pay Nintendo $12 Million

Crackdown on ROM sites and emulators could spell an existential threat to retro gaming.
Wajeeh Maaz
11.13.18
Gaming

'Overwatch' Esports Pro Says 'Probably 20 Players' Use Adderall in the Official League

"imagine if it was illegal to completely use adderall, they'd be so fucked."
Emanuel Maiberg
11.13.18
Gaming

The Best Video Game DRM in the Business Is Getting Cracked Before Games Even Launch

After years of anti-piracy dominance, Denuvo's security is getting broken faster and faster.
Ian Birnbaum
11.12.18
Video Games

Video Game Strategy Guide Publisher Prima Is Shutting Down

The strategy guide publisher is closing up shop, citing falling profits.
Matthew Gault
11.9.18
Gaming

YouTuber Suspended for Video of Killing Feminist in 'Red Dead Redemption 2'

What was most disturbing was that it found such a rabid audience, so quickly, and which in no uncertain terms proclaimed its hatred of feminists.
Emanuel Maiberg
11.7.18
Gaming

The Apple II Edutainment Game 'All About America' Was Cracked Just in Time for the Midterms

Brush up on some mostly-accurate US history with a game that came on floppy disks.
Samantha Cole
11.6.18
GAMES

Space Invaders But the Invaders Evolve Like Bacteria

Only the fittest attackers survive in this simple shooting game.
Samantha Cole
11.6.18
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