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Fugitive Jose Simms Makes Deal With Police To Turn Self In If Wanted Poster Gets 15K Likes On Facebook

Police in Connecticut are searching for a fugitive who made a deal to turn himself in if his wanted poster gets 15,000 likes on Facebook. The deal was reached, but the suspect is still on the run.

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Scuf Gaming's Prestige Xbox Controller Features Removable Thumbsticks, Paddles, And Even Faceplates

The Prestige is the latest Xbox controller from Scuf Gaming. It's customizable to the point that gamers can easily swap out its faceplate, thumbsticks, rear paddles, and more.

Culture May 23, 2019

Remember The Ouya? It’s Shutting Down For Good This June

On June 25, Razer will permanently shut down all things Ouya, capping off its tumultuous seven-year run. Even the games, servers, and accounts will go dark on that date.

Culture May 23, 2019

First ‘Mario Kart Tour’ Details, Screenshots, Microtransaction Mechanics Just Leaked

Has Nintendo become a bit greedy? Maybe, as the beta version of 'Mario Kart Tour' shows. The game retains the core elements of the series but Nintendo and DeNA inject it with microtransactions and lotteries.

Culture May 23, 2019

Meet Playdate: A Tiny Handheld Console With A Crank

Panic Inc., the publisher behind 'Firewatch' and the upcoming 'Untitled Goose Game,' is going to launch its own handheld console called Playdate. What makes it unique is its crank that can be used to play games.

Culture May 23, 2019

'League Of Legends' Mobile? Riot Games' MOBA Hit Could Make Its Way To Android And iOS

'League of Legends' could be heading to Android and iOS devices. According to a new report, a mobile version of the MOBA is already under development.

Culture May 22, 2019

PlayStation Employees Didn’t Know Sony Was Partnering With Microsoft And They Were Really Shocked

When Sony announced its partnership with Microsoft, no one was more shocked than its own PlayStation team. But apparently, the PlayStation 5 won’t be affected by this new relationship.

Culture May 21, 2019

Sony Demos PlayStation 5 Loading Times Compared With The PlayStation 4 Pro

The loading times of Sony's next-generation hardware, presumably the PlayStation 5, have been shown off during a meeting in Japan. Compared with its predecessor, it blows the PlayStation 4 Pro out of the water.

Culture May 21, 2019

Why Is 'Red Dead Online' Full Of Dead, Burned Horses?

'Red Dead Online' is filled with piles of dead horses, according to player reports. It seems that the disturbing sightings are caused by a duplication bug.

Culture May 20, 2019

Popular Streamers Get Paid $50,000 Per Hour To Play New Games

According to a report, top streamers who play newly released video games earn up to $50,000 per hour. This marketing method is increasingly growing in popularity as more publishers seek streamers with sizable audiences.

Culture May 20, 2019

Blizzard Announces The Third 'Overwatch' Anniversary Event

The third anniversary event of 'Overwatch' is about to kick off. As part of the celebration, Blizzard is bringing back all the seasonal cosmetics and seasonal Arcade brawls in the past.

Culture May 19, 2019

Microsoft And Sony Announce Surprise Partnership On Cloud Gaming

Sony and Microsoft’s partnership will include collaborating on cloud gaming services, semiconductors, artificial intelligence, and more. No word on whether the two will co-develop actual games, however.

Culture May 18, 2019

If You Subscribe To Nintendo Switch Online, You’ll Get 2 Games For Just $100

Nintendo has announced two new discount bundles. One will let you buy two games for just $100, and the other will grant you a copy of 'Super Mario Maker 2' plus a year’s worth of Switch Online access for $70.

Culture May 16, 2019

Pokémon Rumble Rush Is The Newest Pokémon Game On Mobile

Surprise, a new ‘Pokémon’ game just appeared. It’s called ‘Rumble Rush,’ which is seemingly the game announced back in 2017 that was then called ‘Pokéland.’

Culture May 16, 2019

Hershey's Redesigning Chocolate Bar For The First Time In History

Hershey's is changing its classic milk chocolate bar for the first time in history. The company is set to incorporate emojis on their treats to represent emotions and foster sharing.

Culture May 16, 2019

Oldest Surviving Porsche Type 64 To Be Auctioned Off For $20 Million

RM Sotheby's is featuring the Porsche Type 64 at its upcoming auction in Monterey in August. Known as the oldest-surviving Porsche vehicle in the world, the Type 64 is expected to sell for $20 million.

Culture May 15, 2019

Netflix Is Coming To… E3? New Netflix Game Adaptations Might Be Announced

Netflix is attending E3 to talk more about its forthcoming ‘Stranger Things’ game. But perhaps it’s got more announcements up its sleeve than it’s letting on.

Culture May 15, 2019

Oreo To Release Limited Edition Cookies For Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary

Space fans will get to enjoy the new Oreo Marshmallow Moon this coming June. The limited edition cookies will be launched as part of celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's Moon Landing.

Culture May 15, 2019

WATCH: Gorillas At South Carolina Zoo Hilariously Attempt To Avoid Rainfall

Several gorillas at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia, South Carolina were filmed trying to seek cover from the rain. The animals made hilarious human-like faces as they make their way to a drier spot in their enclosure.

Culture May 15, 2019

Attention, PlayStation 4 Players: ‘Monster Hunter: World’ Free To Play Until May 20

Good news, PS4 players: 'Monster Hunter: World' will have a free trial until May 20. This appears to be in preparation for the Iceborne expansion out this September.

Culture May 13, 2019

World's Most Expensive Coffee Available In The US For $75 Per Cup

San Francisco-based Klatch Coffee Roasters is offering customers a chance to sample the premium Elida Geisha 803. At $75 per cup, Panamanian coffee is considered to be the most expensive variety in the world.

Culture May 13, 2019

Xbox Games With Gold May 2019: 'Marooners,' 'Comic Jumper,' And More

The Xbox Games with Gold lineup for May 2019 has been revealed. The selection for this month includes 'Comic Jumper' and 'Marooners,' to name a few.

Culture May 11, 2019

PlayStation State Of Play Roundup: 'Final Fantasy 7' Remake, 'Monster Hunter World' Iceborne Expansion, And More

Sony's PlayStation State of Play for May 2019 announced a lot of new games that PlayStation 4 players can look forward to. The list includes the 'Final Fantasy 7' remake, a new expansion for 'Monster Hunter World' called Iceborne, and more.

Culture May 10, 2019

Scientists Who Selfie On Instagram Gain More Public Trust

Scientists can win more hearts with Instagram selfies. A new study shows that people perceive seemingly serious scientists as warmer and more deserving of public trust when their social media accounts have their actual photos in it.

Culture May 11, 2019

Australia Misspells ‘Responsibility’ On New $50 Bill

People in Australia have noticed a misprint in the newly released $50 bills. The banknotes misspelled the word "responsibility" in the micro-text for Edith Cowan's historic speech as the first female member of the country's Parliament.

Culture May 10, 2019

New Bill Will Ban Games From Selling Loot Boxes And Pay-To-Win Microtransactions To Kids

A U.S. senator wants to make loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions aimed at children illegal. Josh Hawley said that game developers should not be allowed to monetize addiction.

Culture May 10, 2019

You Can Stream ‘Avengers: Endgame’ On Disney+ Starting Dec.11

At this point, everyone has probably watched ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ the epic finale to the Marvel saga. In case you haven’t yet, or you won’t, it’s heading to Disney+ this December.

Culture May 9, 2019

How To Play Classic ‘Minecraft’ Using Just Your Browser

In celebration of 10 years of 'Minecraft,' Mojang has made the original version available to play for free. 'Minecraft' Classic is now fully playable directly from web browsers.

Culture May 9, 2019

Fortnite Season 9 Starts May 9: Here's What To Expect

Epic Games just released its first teaser for the upcoming season of 'Fortnite'. Similar to previous seasons, Season 9 is expected to offer tons of surprises for new and old players alike.

Culture May 7, 2019

Square Enix Wants Its Mysterious 'Avengers' Video Game To Win Game Of The Year

Square Enix hasn’t shared much about the 'Avengers' game that’s currently in development. But a job listing for a narrative director will be tasked to creating an emotional experience so compelling that the game eventually wins the industry's top award.

Culture May 6, 2019

‘Get Wrecked’ And ‘Potato Aim’ Among The Only Acceptable Xbox Live Trash Talk, Says Microsoft

Online multiplayer is a melting pot of people with bad mouths and equally awful behavior. Microsoft wants to fix that by adjusting the language players use to trash talk others.

Culture May 6, 2019

So 'Shovel Knight' Is Actually A 3D Game

A YouTuber discovered that the 2D side scroller 'Shovel Knight' is actually a 3D game. A developer from Yacht Club Games also confirmed and explained why the game was built in a 3D engine.

Culture April 29, 2019

Nintendo Switch ‘Boost Mode’ Overclocks CPU, Makes Games Load Faster — But There’s A Catch

Nintendo Switch’s new Boost Mode speeds up loading times on some games. Emphasis on 'some games' because developers must first update their software to support the new overclocking feature.

Culture April 29, 2019

Fake German Heiress Anna Sorokin Convicted Of Fraud After Fooling Banks And Scamming New York's Elite

A New York court has convicted Anna Sorokin on several counts of heft of services, grand larceny and attempted grand larceny. The Russian-born German national managed to fraud several friends and businesses by pretending to be a wealthy heiress.

Culture April 28, 2019

Overwatch League Now Has Very Own Official Beer Sponsor

The 'Overwatch' League now has an official beer sponsor. This is courtesy of a newly signed partnership with beverage maker AB InBev for the Bud Light beer brand.

Culture April 30, 2019

Respawn Pushes Back 'Titanfall' Development In Favor Of 'Apex Legends'

Respawn Entertainment wants to keep focused on growing the surprise hit 'Apex Legends.' To do so, they will follow a detailed schedule that involves delaying other games currently in development such as 'Titanfall.'

Culture April 30, 2019

The Nintendo 3DS Is On Its Dying Breath, It Seems

During its latest briefing, Nintendo didn't mention the future of its 3DS business, and there haven't been any announcement of new games. This could be the sign that the handheld console is nearing its end.

Culture April 28, 2019

Persona 5 S Action RPG Is Coming Out On The Nintendo Switch

The 'Persona' franchise has grown by yet another title with 'Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers,' a new action RPG that's inspired by 'Dynasty Warriors.' It's expected to come out for both the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch.

Culture April 26, 2019

Nintendo 'Mario Kart Tour' For Android Now Accepting Beta Applications

'Mario Kart Tour' is now open for beta testing to interested participants in the United States and Japan. Applications are open until May 7 and the actual testing will wrap up on June 4.

Culture April 26, 2019

$15,000 Prosthetic Leg Lost By Skydiver Dion Calloway While 10,000 Feet In The Air Found In Lumberyard

Dion Calloway was skydiving when he lost his prosthetic leg. When it was found. the artificial limb was intact and did not appear damaged even after falling from 10,000 feet in the air.

Culture April 26, 2019

Epic Games Says It'll Stop Exclusives If Steam Gives Devs A Bigger Revenue Cut

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says the company is going to end exclusives if Valve agrees to give developers a bigger revenue share. The Epic Games Store shares 88 percent of revenue to devs, while Steam offers a 70-30 split.

Culture April 26, 2019

Nintendo: No New Switch Model Announcement At E3

It looks like Nintendo’s E3 will be about games entirely. Nintendo’s president has confirmed that there’ll be no announcements whatsoever of a new Switch model at the presentation.

Culture April 26, 2019

Planet Zoo Is Theme Park Sim 'Zoo Tycoon' Fans Have Been Waiting For

'Planet Zoo' is set to arrive in fall this year as the newest title in the life simulation genre. It focuses on animals and keeping a zoo running by tackling all relevant aspects throughout a typical day.

Culture April 26, 2019

New ‘Overwatch’ Workshop Lets Players Create Their Very Own Custom Games

Blizzard Entertainment announced the 'Overwatch' Workshop, which is described as a simplified game scripting system. The Workshop update is currently available on PC and has now gone live in the game's public test server.

Culture April 25, 2019

Cheaper Nintendo Switch ‘Mini’ Might Be Revealed At E3

Nintendo might surprise-reveal a Nintendo Switch Mini at its E3 presentation this June. There’s a modest upgrade apparently in the works, too, but no Pro model, says Bloomberg.

Culture April 25, 2019

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