Starbucks latest innovation isn’t a new way to charge your phone, nor a way to wirelessly pay for your drink. It’s a set of hand-written place cards made to encourage the sharing of seats. At a Starbucks in Ohio, signs have been hung and users have been encouraged to socialize with one another with “old fashioned face-to-face interaction.” No word … —> Read More
The Microsoft Store is selling a number of Xbox One systems with a free copy of Assassin’s Creed Unity and your choice of select games, which come in addition to any bundled games the system itself might include. The free games selection includes The Witcher 3, The Elder Scrolls Online, Batman: Arkham Knight, and more.
The Humble Store’s big end-of-summer sale on PC games continues, with new deals every day. It’s also still giving away Stealth Inc. 2 for free and letting you build your own Devolver bundle, offering an 85 percent discount or more by buying at least three of the company’s games (such as Serious Sam, Hotline Miami, OlliOlli, and Titan Souls).
Preordering a Steam Machine, Steam Controller, or Steam Link right now will get you free copies of Rocket League and Portal 2.
Last week’s big release, Madden NFL 16, can be had for $50 on Amazon if you’re a Prime member (PS4/Xbox One). You’ll need to add the game to your cart in order to see the discount; just make sure the seller is Amazon and not a third-party.
Walmart is selling several Xbox One bundles with a free second controller and game for $349-$424, including the new Madden 16 and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition systems. You can choose from a free copy of Destiny, Evolve, Minecraft, Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition, or Sniper Elite III, or you can pay a bit more to replace it with Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition ($15), Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare ($15), Mortal Kombat X ($25), Battlefield Hardline ($25), or Batman: Arkham Knight ($25).
Battlefield 4’s new Night Operations DLC is now out for free on all platforms.
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Google’s Street View cameras recently made a return trip to the Galapagos to catch up with the local population of giant tortoises. The company first launched Street View imagery of the islands back in 2013, when it partnered with the Charles Darwin Foundation and Galápagos National Park to produce the first set of images. Last year, the company sponsored a similar trip to collect… Read More —> Read More
When DC Comics character General Sam Lane makes his debut on Supergirl, he’ll be portrayed by an actor who has plenty of experience playing military men, as IGN can exclusively reveal that Glenn Morshower has been cast in the recurring role on CBS’s new fall series.
Glenn Morshower will play General Sam Lane in Supergirl.
The Supergirl version of General Lane is described as a powerful military lifer — and an overprotective father to both Lucy Lane and her sister, Lois. His arrival in National City stirs up trouble for Supergirl when he enlists her in a dangerous government initiative.
A number of studies have suggested that physically active men have lower rates of erectile dysfunction than couch potatoes, but all of them relied on people being honest about the amount they exercised. …
Almost everyone was dead by the time I saw the credits in Until Dawn, but you can do better!
Judging from the number of questions I’ve received on the topic, you guys are curious about ways to disconnect a little bit. Whether that means deleting social media from your devices on the weekends (like we discussed in a previous episode) or t… —> Read More
Payments, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Kash whose multi-year mission is to “clear financial transactions instantly (like cards) and have much lower fees and fraud rates (like ACH.)” Her captain, Kaz Nejatian, wants to reduce transaction costs – for retail payments, primarily – to nearly zero. In short, Kash wants to boldly go where lots of… Read More —> Read More
Cannabis, marijuana, pot, weed, ganja, Mary Jane, doobage. Whatever you call it, it has taken center stage in the world of investment. It’s getting the 15 minutes of fame it rightfully deserves, and it’s getting it right now. Traditionally, whenever anyone mentioned the words “cannabis” and “entrepreneur” together in one sentence, it meant one thing: drug… Read More —> Read More
Narrative isn’t quite ready to ship the Clip 2, its second-generation wearable camera, but the life-logger is already getting a pre-release upgrade. The clip-on will now support video and audio recording, Narrative has announced today, in addition to firing off a still image every thirty seconds to build a record of your days. Video will be recorded at 1080p resolution, … —> Read More
You may know Shane Davis from his work on the Superman: Earth One graphic novels or his many covers for both Marvel and DC. And if you know his work, then you know his wife Michelle’s work, who frequently inks his pencils. This comics duo has taken a bit of a break from the Big Two to work on Axcend, a creator-owned series at Image Comics, out October 7.
Axcend is the couple’s love letter to video games that also explores a troubled teenager who we meet on the anniversary of his twin brother’s death. Eric Morn soon enters a virtual reality video game where he can escape the drama of his life, but like in so many comic book origin stories, an accident happens where he can access his super-powered video game avatar in reality.
Neil writes “Unless you’re on the ball with the mobile market, you may not have heard of Leo’s Fortune…but you soon will!” —> Read More
Take control of Killia and fight the forces of Void Dark in the Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance demo today. —> Read More
VRFocus – Virtual reality (VR) title The Assembly, by UK based developer nDreams aims to create a compelling narrative for players, set against real world events and concerns. So before the VR title launches for the Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus head-mounted displays (HMDs), two staff from the nDreams team have written on the developers blog to provide some further insight. —> Read More
It’s a clever reinvention of the Pac-Man design, though not everyone will enjoy it. —> Read More
Routon and the crew in Montreal just released Lara Croft Go, the spiritual offspring of Hitman Go, for Android and iOS. On the day of Lara Croft Gos launch, he dropped by and had a chat about the formation of the Go concept and the detailed decision-making that went into both Hitman and Lara Crofts board game-like mobile outings. —> Read More
It looks like the rumor from July has turned out to be true: Hulu has just launched a new tier to its subscription streaming service, giving viewers the option of doing without ads altogether. The new tier will cost an additional $4 per month, which is a pretty fair deal; viewers can stay with the existing $8 per month subscription … —> Read More
SoulCalibur Lost Swords shuts down on 30th November 2015 – a year-and-a-half after it launched.
The free-to-play single-player PlayStation 3 weapon-based fighting game saw just over 2m downloads since its February 2014 Japan release. Eurogamer reviewer Matt Edwards called it a “failed experiment” in our …
Google certainly had a big day on Tuesday, having unveiled a new logo along with some other updates. Beyond its new logo though, the company also updated a few of its most popular apps, including Google Maps for the iPhone and iPad.
Hundreds of millions of iOS users enjoy Google Maps on their iOS devices despite the availability of Apple’s own mapping solution, so updates to the Google Maps app are generally a pretty big deal. Let’s take a look at everything Google added in this most recent update.
Apple’s 12-inch Retina MacBook is a head-turner, in spite of its perceived lack of performance (and perceived lack of ports). The ultra-portable laptop comes with a high-resolution display that’s even better than the MacBook Air’s screen. The brand new design, made possible by Intel’s increasingly smaller and more power-efficient chips, inspired other companies to come up with similar creations, and Toshiba just unveiled an impressive new Retina MacBook killer.