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Mozambique: 1.7 Million Cyclone Victims Need Help

The United Nations is calling on countries of the world to help provide much-needed aid to victims of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. The disaster has left the African nation with nearly 2 million people starving and homeless.

Culture March 28, 2019

Grocery Shoppers Claim Seeing Victorian-Era Ghost At Market Basket Wilmington

A Victoria-era ghost apparently lurked on the aisles of a Market Basket store in Wilmington, Massachusetts. The incident became the talk of the town with some Facebook users sharing their own ghost stories and funny antics.

Culture March 28, 2019

Nintendo Could Be Working On 2 Switch Variants

Sources revealed that Nintendo is working on two switch variants: a higher-end model and a budget one. The upcoming Switch variants are reportedly slated for official unveiling at E3 2019 in Los Angeles in June.

Culture March 27, 2019

British Airways Accidentally Lands In Scotland Instead Of Germany

Investigators are looking into an incident where a British Airways flight landed in Scotland instead of its intended destination in Germany. The airline said the plane was redirected, but passengers on board believe that it was an honest mistake.

Culture March 27, 2019

Sony's State Of Play Roundup: Biggest PS4 And PSVR Announcements, Trailers, And Game Updates

Sony has just finished its first Nintendo-style State of Play. During the event, it announced a ton of new trailers and updates for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR.

Culture March 26, 2019

VR Shooter 'World War Toons' Dev Studio Roqovan Shuts Down

CEO James Chung explained that the reason behind Studio Roqovan's shutdown is the slow adaptation of the VR market's growth. The intellectual property rights for the 'World Wars Toons' will now go to a new firm

Culture March 26, 2019

Drunk US Adults Spend $48 Billion Shopping Online, And Amazon Is So Happy About It

Americans who shop online while drunk reportedly spends as much as $400 a year, which is equivalent to $48 billion annually. Amazon is the favorite choice of drunk shoppers by a mile, followed by eBay and Etsy.

Culture March 26, 2019

Here’s How Fast Your Internet Should Be To Stream Google Stadia Games

To stream 1080p games in 60 frames per second in Stadia, a player must have an internet connection that’s at least 25 Mbps fast. Bump that up to 30 Mbps for 4K gaming.

Culture March 25, 2019

Overwatch Community 40 Percent Less Toxic, Says Blizzard

Blizzard Entertainment fared quite well in its war against toxic 'Overwatch' players. Thanks to the endorsement system, the number of matches with negative behavior is down by 40 percent, according to the development team.

Culture March 24, 2019

Taking Cues From ‘Nintendo Direct,’ Sony Will Debut First ‘State Of Play’ Presentation On March 25

Sony is cloning Nintendo Direct as State of Play. The first debuts on March 25, which will include new games, trailers, and updates on upcoming titles.

Culture March 23, 2019

Microsoft Explains How Its xCloud Streaming Service Will Bring Xbox Games To Phones

Microsoft will employ xCloud-specific tools to make sure streaming Xbox games on a phone wouldn’t be a terrible experience. It’s leveraging the Touch Adaption Kit and cloud aware APIs as part of those efforts.

Culture March 23, 2019

Epic Games Store 'Renovation' In Full Swing: Here's What To Expect

Epic Games revealed at GDC 2019 it is overhauling its digital PC store. Aside from the said 'renovation,' it will also add a cloud saving, installation management, and other new features in the next few months.

Culture March 23, 2019

Florida Man Challenge: Here's How To Do The Latest Viral Craze

The #FloridaManChallenge is the latest viral craze on the internet right now. The goal is to Google search 'Florida man' along with a specific date and to find out what bizarre stuff some Floridian men have done in the past.

Culture March 23, 2019

Walmart May Launch Its Own Cloud Gaming Service

Walmart will reportedly announce its very own cloud gaming service days after Google launched Stadia. Unnamed sources claim the company plans to make the platform official by the end of the year.

Culture March 22, 2019

The Outer Worlds To Launch On Microsoft Store And Epic Store Instead Of Steam

Epic Games confirmed that it partnered with publisher 2K's label Private Division for the distribution of 'The Outer Worlds' via the Epic Games Store. The much-hyped sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment will only become available on Steam in 2020.

Culture March 23, 2019

Stranger Things Season 3: Official Trailer Is Out And Something Strange Is About To Happen, Of Course

Netflix has just released the latest trailer for third season of 'Stranger Things.' The nearly three-minute clip shows Eleven and the gang dealing with the threat of a new monster and a potentially corrupt town mayor.

Culture March 21, 2019

Red Dead Online Update To Add Offensive And Defensive Playing Style Options

Rockstar Games has detailed a new update coming to 'Red Dead Online.' It includes some tweaks to the recently introduced hostility system and new Offensive and Defensive Playing Style options.

Culture March 21, 2019

Cuphead And Xbox Live Coming To Nintendo Switch, Plus A Ton Of New Indies

Yup, 'Cuphead' is coming to Nintendo Switch, which means it won’t be a Microsoft exclusive anymore. Enjoy the critically acclaimed hand-drawn title on April 18.

Culture March 21, 2019

These Are The World's Most Expensive Cities According To EIU's Worldwide Cost Of Living Report

Analytics firm Economist Intelligence Unit has released its list of the world's most expensive cities to live. Paris, Hong Kong, and Singapore all ranked in the number 1 spot this year.

Culture March 20, 2019

Angry Birds Augmented Reality Game Coming To iOS: See The Compatible Devices

'Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs' is the latest output from Rovio, an AR game coming exclusively to Apple devices supporting ARKit. It launches later this Spring.

Culture March 20, 2019

Taco Bell Hot Sauce Saves Florida Customer's Life

A Taco Bell customer walked out unharmed in a car accident after an SUV barrelled into the restaurant. He said he had left his place momentarily to get more hot sauce before the vehicle destroyed his table.

Culture March 19, 2019

Heads Up, PC Players: Microsoft Will Let You Play ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’ Early

PC gamers will get to play 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' ahead of release as part of Microsoft’s 'Halo' Insider Program. Things will kick off with 'Halo: Reach' first, followed by the other titles later on.

Culture March 19, 2019

Plano In North Texas Tops List Of Happiest Cities In The US 2019

WalletHub lists Plano in Northern Texas as the 'happiest city in America' for 2019. The city edged out big market cities such as New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

Culture March 19, 2019

Activision Unveils 'Call Of Duty: Mobile' For iOS And Android

Activision and Tencent is bringing 'Call of Duty' to smartphones. Aptly called 'Call of Duty: Mobile,' the stand-alone game will feature iconic maps and competitive modes.

Culture March 19, 2019

Texas Woman Thelma Chiaka Gives Birth To Sextuplets In Just 9 Minutes

A woman from Houston, Texas, gave birth to sextuplets or six babies within a span of nine minutes. Multiple births happen when there is more than one embryo that is attached to the mother’s womb.

Culture March 20, 2019

New ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ Game Now In Development, Confirms Sega

'Sonic the Hedgehog' is getting a new game, Sega revealed during SXSW. No one knows when it’s going to come out and, more importantly, whether it would follow 'Sonic Mania' in terms of direction.

Culture March 18, 2019

Snapchat To Launch Its Gaming Platform 'Project Cognac' Next Month: Report

According to a new report, Snap Inc. will announce its new gaming platform at its first-ever summit for content and developer partners in April. The service is codenamed 'Project Cognac,' and it's bringing third-party games to the Snapchat app.

Culture March 15, 2019

Steam Link Anywhere Makes PC Game Streaming Portable

Valve has just rolled out Steam Link Anywhere, the new feature that lets users stream PC games on the go. It's still in beta, though.

Culture March 15, 2019

Viveport Infinity: HTC Launching Unlimited VR Service This April For $13 A Month

For $13 a month or $99 a year, Viveport Infinity will give you access to over 600 titles that you can play as much as you want. Of course, for every 'Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice VR,' there’s 'Angry Birds VR.'

Culture March 15, 2019

Xbox Live Coming To iOS And Android, Nintendo Switch Likely To Follow

Prepare to see Xbox Live arrive on more platforms. Microsoft just announced a new SDK for iOS and Android developers, and soon the Nintendo Switch could be included, as well.

Culture March 15, 2019

Drool, Mortal Gamers: Ninja Rakes In $1 Million For Streaming 'Apex Legends'

Tyler Blevins, otherwise known as 'Ninja,' reportedly raked in $1 million for promoting 'Apex Legends' on Feb. 5. Together with other top streamers, Ninja helped the game set record-breaking numbers in its first month.

Culture March 14, 2019

Solar Ash Kingdom Is The Next Game From The Makers Of Cult Hit ‘Hyper Light Drifter’

Heart Machine’s next game after 'Hyper Light Drifter' is called 'Solar Ash Kingdom,' which radically transitions from its predecessors crisp pixel art to a new 3D art style. No release date yet, but the teaser looks pretty bomb.

Culture March 14, 2019

You Can Now Stream PC Games On Your Xbox One And Play Them With A Controller, Too: Here’s How

Microsoft’s newly updated Wireless Display now enables players to cast their games on PC to their Xbox One. No Netflix or Amazon video yet, though.

Culture March 14, 2019

#Trashtag Is The Latest Viral Challenge Everyone Must Try

The new Trashtag Challenge calls on people to clean up their neighborhoods. They need to take before and after photos and share them online using the hashtag #Trashtag.

Culture March 14, 2019

Will New 'Harry Potter' AR Game From Niantic Be The Next 'Pokemon GO?'

Niantic is coming up with another AR hit following 'Pokemon Go.' 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' will have players act as wizards and witches casting spells and discovering portals from the real world into the world of Harry Potter.

Culture March 13, 2019

Respawn Bans Over 355K 'Apex Legends' PC Players As It Steps Up Efforts Against Cheaters

Respawn Entertainment has banned more than 355,000 'Apex Legends' cheaters on the PC. It's also planning a lot of countermeasures against cheating, including a new report function.

Culture March 12, 2019

Red Dead Online Players Making Money From Cloned Cougars

'Red Dead Online' latest update leaves many players angry. Most players retaliate by abusing a known glitch in the game that allows hunting cougars and cloning them for easy money.

Culture March 12, 2019

Jaguar Attacks Woman Who Took A Selfie Beyond Zoo Enclosure

An Arizona woman was taken to the hospital after she had been attacked by a jaguar at a local zoo. The victim had reportedly climbed over the fence of an enclosure to take a photo with the wild animal.

Culture March 11, 2019

Beware: ‘The Division 2’ Requires A 52 GB Day One Patch For Those Getting The Physical Edition

Make sure to have spare storage if you’re getting the physical edition of ‘The Division 2.’ Ubisoft says a day one patch that’s up to 52 GB large is required to get everything in place.

Culture March 11, 2019

Fortnite Update 8.01 Patch: Buried Treasure, New Tournaments, And More

Just a few days after Epic Games’ recent ‘Fortnite’ update, here it comes unleashing new content once more. The patch notes for update 8.01 are finally here, bringing Buried Treasure, Limited-Time Mode, and much more.

Culture March 11, 2019

Nintendo Celebrates MAR10 Day With Deals On Mario Games And A Switch Bundle

It's March 10, and in Nintendo's parlance, it's MAR10 Day or Mario Day. This time around, the company is celebrating the event with deals on Mario games and a Switch bundle.

Culture March 10, 2019

The Division 2 To Follow In ‘Anthem’s Footsteps With Similar Launch Schedule

Ubisoft revealed in an official blog that the release times of 'The Division 2' will depend on the player's pre-ordered game edition, such as Standard, Gold, or Ultimate Edition. Also, prior to the game's official release date, players need to download and install Title Update 1.5.

Culture March 10, 2019

Octopath Traveler Prequel Coming To Android And IOS

Square Enix announced a new 'Octopath Traveler' game for Android and iOS devices. 'Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent' will serve as a prequel to the original Nintendo Switch.

Culture March 11, 2019

Pokémon GO Testing Lunch Hour Raids, And It Might Become A Regular Thing

Get out of the break room and start participating in raid battles. Niantic just announced it’s going to test 'Pokémon GO' Lunch Hour raids on March 13, and it might be a thing going forward.

Culture March 9, 2019

EA To Skip Press Conference At E3 2019

Electronic Arts announced that it will forgo its standard press conference at E3 2019. The game publisher will instead focus on its EA PLAY livestreaming event.

Culture March 8, 2019

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