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Hate Women In 'Battlefield V'? Then Don't Buy The Game, Says EA

Electronic Arts has received backlash for the inclusion of women in 'Battlefield V.' The female soldiers are here to stay, however, and an EA executive said that complaining gamers should 'either accept it or don't buy the game.'

Culture June 14, 2018

Netflix Will Start Streaming Video Games, Too: ‘Minecraft’ And ‘Strangers Things’ In Development

Netflix wants to tackle video games next. It’s now working with Telltale Games to bring 'Minecraft: Story Mode' to its streaming platform and release a more traditional video game based on 'Stranger Things.'

Culture June 14, 2018

Disney Teases Tim Burton’s Live Action Adaption of ‘Dumbo’

Walt Disney Pictures released a teaser trailer of Tim Burton’s upcoming live action adaption of the 1941 animated film ‘Dumbo.’ The movie will feature new characters and old favorites such as the Pink Elephants.

Culture June 13, 2018

DC 'Confident' In Upcoming 'Aquaman' Film: 'It's Extraordinary'

Producers and executives of 'Aquaman' have broken their silence about the film, stating that it is 'extraordinary.' 'Aquaman' is set to be in theaters in December 2018.

Culture June 13, 2018

'Wonder Woman 1984' Spoilers: A Major Character Will Return For 80's Themed Sequel

Director Patty Jenkins revealed that a character from 'Wonder Woman' will appear in the sequel. 'Wonder Woman 1984' will be in theaters on Nov. 1, 2019, with Gal Gadot reprising her role as Diana Prince.

Culture June 13, 2018

Researchers Translate Einstein's Diaries And Discover That He Had Racist Thoughts About Chinese People

The recently translated journals of Albert Einstein revealed that he had some racist views. He wrote xenophobic words about Chinese people while traveling in Asia.

Culture June 13, 2018

‘Fortnite’ Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary With Over 125 Million Players Worldwide

Video game developers Epic Games revealed that ‘Fortnite’ reached a significant milestone just in time for their one-year anniversary. There were over 125 million players that were registered to play the survival video game.

Culture June 13, 2018

Valve Overhauls Steam Chat, And Now It's Just Like Discord

Valve released a new chat system for Steam with a host of new Discord-inspired features. These features include customizable friends lists, group chat, voice chat, an invisible mode, and more.

Culture June 14, 2018

8Bitdo's Bluetooth Controller For The Nintendo Switch Is So Tiny You Can Take It Anywhere

8Bitdo released Zero 2, a new Bluetooth controller that is small enough to fit on a keychain, at this year's E3. The controllers will be available in five different colors: yellow, blue, white, green, and red.

Culture June 14, 2018

Sony Blocks 'Fortnite' Cross-Play And Progression Between PS4 And Nintendo Switch, And Players Aren't Happy

On Tuesday, June 12, Nintendo announced that ‘Fortnite’ will be coming to the Switch console. However, fans are up in arms over Sony’s decision to block 'Fortnite' cross-play and progression between PS4 and Nintendo Switch players.

Culture June 14, 2018

E3 2018: ‘Super Mario Party’ Links Nintendo Switches Together To Create Unique Play Style

A new feature of the Nintendo Switch was revealed at E3 2018. A trailer for 'Super Mario Party' previews a new way to link connect two consoles for a one-of-a-kind experience.

Culture June 14, 2018

E3 2018: ‘Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu!’ And ‘Let’s Go Eevee’ — Poké Ball Plus Details Revealed

Think the Poké Ball Plus is just an overpriced accessory? Think again. The little toy actually packs a lot of features, like the fact that it can be used to control the entire game.

Culture June 13, 2018

Next Xbox Console Will Launch In 2020: Will It Be Enough To Beat The PlayStation 4?

Microsoft is reportedly planning to launch the next-generation Xbox console in 2020. The timing may be too close to the launch of the Xbox One X, but the move may be necessary for Microsoft to keep pace with its rivals.

Culture June 13, 2018

Here's Everything We Know On 'Devil May Cry 5': Release Date, Story, Gameplay, And More

Capcom unveiled 'Devil May Cry 5' at E3 2018, revealing a release date of spring 2019. The new 'Devil May Cry' game brings back the hack-and-slash, sword-and-gun gameplay of the franchise, along with the familiar face of Nero.

Culture June 13, 2018

Data Science Shows That The Best 'Mario Kart 8' Character Is Wario

A data scientist was able to show that Wario is the best character in Mario Kart 8. He was also able to figure out the best combination for a vehicle in the game.

Culture June 12, 2018

E3 2018: 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' For Nintendo Switch Features An Absolutely Insane Fighter Roster

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ for the Nintendo Switch brings every single character from the franchise into one massive game, plus new stages and combat improvements. It will launch on Dec. 7.

Culture June 13, 2018

'Avengers 4' Spoilers: Some Characters That Died Will Return, And Some May Not

In 'Avengers: Infinity Wars' fans were shocked to see the deaths of their favorite Marvel characters. The screenwriters for the film state that some characters may return in the fourth film, while other deaths are meant to be 'permanent.'

Culture June 13, 2018

E3 2018: ‘Fortnite’ Is Available On Nintendo Switch Now

'Fortnite' finally arrives on the Nintendo Switch, as previously rumored. The game is a free download from the eShop and supports cross-play, except for PlayStation 4 players.

Culture June 13, 2018

Bungie Confirms Cayde-6 Died In The Story Trailer For Destiny 2's Forsaken Expansion

Bungie confirmed that it killed off one of its beloved characters in the story trailer for Destiny 2's new expansion, 'Forsaken.' The developers say that they're trying to make a darker story.

Culture June 12, 2018

Incredibles 2 Review Roundup: Was 14 Years Of Waiting Worth It?

The much-awaited sequel to 2004’s ‘The Incredibles’ is about to hit the big screen. But was the 14-year wait worth it? Here’s what the critics are saying.

Culture June 13, 2018

Lady Gaga Opens Up About Her Struggles With Mental Health

Pop star Lady Gaga was a guest at a Bel Air, California fundraiser over the weekend. She shared her mental health struggles with the audience while she presented a special award to her mother.

Culture June 12, 2018

Ubisoft's New ‘Just Dance’ Game Is Coming… To Nintendo Wii

Heads up, Nintendo Wii owners: 'Just Dance 2019' is coming to your console. It’s also coming to other supposedly retired platforms, including the Xbox 360 Kinect and Wii U.

Culture June 12, 2018

'Death Stranding' E3 2018 Trailer Is Weird And Confusing, But Gamers Still Love It

Hideo Kojima's 'Death Stranding' released a weird and confusing trailer at E3 2018. Gamers have no idea what is going on and what it is all about, but they still could not get enough of the PlayStation 4 exclusive.

Culture June 12, 2018

House Of Cards Season 6 First Look: Frank Underwood Out, President Claire Underwood In

The sixth season of 'House of Cards' returns sometime before the end of 2018. With Frank Underwood out of the picture, Claire rightfully stakes her claim as President of the United States.

Culture June 12, 2018

'Assassin's Creed: Odyssey' Lets Players Wield The Spear Of Leonidas, Choose Between Male Or Female Hero

Ubisoft officially unveiled 'Assassin's Creed: Odyssey' at E3 2018. The new 'Assassin's Creed' game will build upon the success of 'Assassin's Creed: Origins' while pushing the franchise further into the RPG genre.

Culture June 12, 2018

Square Enix E3 2018 Showcase Disappointed Gamers: No 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' Or 'The Avengers'

The Square Enix E3 2018 press conference was hyped up, but it turned out to be a letdown. The 30-minute video did not mention anything about the 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' and the unnamed 'The Avengers' project.

Culture June 12, 2018

Kingdom Hearts 3 Available On PS4, Xbox One In January 2019

The wait is finally over! After multiple delays, director Tetsuya Nomura announced that the highly anticipated video game 'Kingdom Hearts 3' would arrive on PS4 and Xbox One early next year.

Culture June 13, 2018

9-Year-Old Girl Forced Into Rehab To Treat Her 'Fortnite' Addiction

A 9-year-old girl is in rehab for her 'Fortnite' addiction. She would stay up all night, soil herself because she couldn’t leave the game, and even hit her dad when he confiscated her Xbox One.

Culture June 13, 2018

'Doom Eternal': What We Know So Far About The 'Doom' Sequel

Bethesda announced ‘Doom Eternal,’ a follow-up to the 2016 ‘Doom’ reboot during its E3 press conference on Sunday, June 10. Here are all the details so far about the upcoming sequel:

Culture June 13, 2018

Bethesda Jokes About Skyrim On Alexa And Here's What's Crazy — It's Real

Bethesda delivered a big surprise during its E3 2018 presentation when it announced a game made for Amazon's Alexa. Most people thought 'Skyrim: Very Special Edition' was a joke, but it appears to be a working game that is available now.

Culture June 13, 2018

Fallout 76 Bigger Than Fallout 4: Release Date, Game Details, And More

Bethesda finally unveiled its latest entry to the 'Fallout' series during its E3 2018 presentation. 'Fallout 76' will launch later this year and will be an online-only experience with multiplayer options and more.

Culture June 13, 2018

Female-Led Caper ‘Ocean’s 8’ Tops Weekend Box Office: What The Critics Are Saying

'Ocean’s 8' is officially a box office hit, raking in a domestic gross of over $41 million. But what do the critics have to say about the all-female reboot of the popular heist franchise?

Culture June 11, 2018

Microsoft Teases 'Halo Infinite': Will The Return Of Master Chief Save The Xbox One?

Microsoft and 343 Industries unveiled 'Halo Infinite,' the highly anticipated next game in the franchise after 2015's 'Halo 5: Guardians.' Will the new 'Halo' game, which will feature a story centered on the iconic Master Chief, save the Xbox One?

Culture June 11, 2018

NieR: Automata Arrives On Xbox One June 26: All The DLC Included

Xbox One users can buy 'NieR: Automata' later this June, with a bunch of DLC included. The Xbox One port of the critically acclaimed game, seen as one of last year’s very best, is now available for preorder.

Culture June 11, 2018

Microsoft Is Working On A Netflix-Style Game Streaming Service That’ll Bring Console-Quality Games To Any Device

Microsoft has confirmed that it’s laying the groundwork for a cloud-based gaming service that’ll be accessible on any device. Can it solve the issues plaguing game streaming services?

Culture June 11, 2018

E3 2018: Fifth ‘Gears Of War’ Game, ‘Gears 5,’ Coming To Xbox One In 2019

Microsoft just announced three new ‘Gears of War’ titles under the new ‘Gears’ brand. The most crucial of the three is Gears 5, the latest entry in the main franchise.

Culture June 11, 2018

'Command & Conquer: Rivals' Revives Classic PC Game For Mobile, But Fans Hate It

Electronic Arts unveiled 'Command & Conquer: Rivals,' marking the return of the classic real-time strategy franchise. The game, however, is not for the PC but rather for mobile devices, leading to massive backlash from 'Command & Conquer' fans.

Culture June 11, 2018

Fortnite Player Discovers How To Get Back To Spawn Island: You'll Need A Bridge And A Shopping Cart

A 'Fortnite' player finally discovered a way to get back to spawn island, using a massive bridge and a shopping cart. Previous attempts were blocked by an invisible wall, but apparently, the shopping cart gets through it.

Culture June 9, 2018

What To Expect At E3 2018: Schedules, Live Streams, And Games

E3 2018 officially starts on June 12, but video game companies will be holding press conferences starting June 9. Here are all the schedules, the links to the live streams, and the expected games.

Culture June 9, 2018

HBO Orders ‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel That Takes Place Thousands Of Years Before The Main ‘GOT’ Storyline

HBO orders a pilot for one of the five 'Game of Thrones' prequels it has in development, reportedly set thousands of years before the events of the show. A full season order is uncertain but likely.

Culture June 9, 2018

Xbox Insider Program Will Soon Let You Test New Xbox One Features Months Before Release

Microsoft will soon invite Xbox Insider Program participants to the new Skip Ahead ring, offering testers the chance to try Xbox One builds further into the future. The news comes just before the start of E3 2018.

Culture June 9, 2018

Neil deGrasse Tyson Pays Tribute To Anthony Bourdain, Who Is Dead At 61

On June 8, chef and television host Anthony Bourdain died at the age of 61. Scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson commented on Bourdain's personality and his influence in society.

Culture June 8, 2018

This Mall Has A Solution For People Glued To Their Smartphones: A Special Lane

A Chinese shopping mall has implemented special lanes for the 'heads-down people,' meaning those who walk around looking down on their smartphones. Along the lanes, painted messages remind people to look up.

Culture June 9, 2018

Just Cause 4 Leaks Thanks To Early Advertisement On Steam

Steam just leaked 'Just Cause 4,' apparently. The game, which appeared last month in Walmart Canada’s website, was likely to be announced properly at this year’s E3.

Culture June 8, 2018

Paladins On Nintendo Switch Confirmed, With Xbox One Cross-Play

'Paladins' on Nintendo Switch was leaked, and then confirmed by Hi-Rez Studios through an announcement trailer. The 'Overwatch'-like shooter will run at 60 frames per second on both docked and handheld modes, and will feature cross-play with the Xbox One.

Culture June 8, 2018

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