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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

Apex Legends Update Attempts To Balance Game's Most Powerful Guns

Respawn Entertainment has come out with the first patch for its massive hit 'Apex Legends.' The update balances out the Wingman and Peacekeeper, two of the game's most popular guns.

Culture March 8, 2019

Nintendo Brings VR Gaming To The Switch With New Labo Kit

The Nintendo Labo VR Kit launches this April for $80. The main full kit will include VR goggles and all peripherals, but Nintendo will also release a starter kit for those who just want to try it out.

Culture March 7, 2019

Valve Won’t Release ‘Rape Day’ On Steam, Says It 'Poses Unknown Costs And Risks'

'Rape Day' is pulled from Steam after receiving negative feedback earlier this week. Valve says that the game, which glorifies rape, 'poses unknown costs and risks.'

Culture March 7, 2019

All-Digital Xbox One Without A Blu-Ray Drive Reportedly Launching This May

Microsoft is poised to launch an all-digital Xbox One as early as May, ditching the optical drive in favor of digital downloads. A 'Fortnite'-themed console is in the works, too.

Culture March 6, 2019

New Season Of 'Destiny 2' To Focus On Gambit Mode: Here's What To Expect From Spring Event

Bungie announced that the first season of 'Destiny 2' kicks off on Wednesday, March 5. As it begins, gamers will see the return of the Drifter with an all-new way to play the Gambit and a lot more.

Culture March 7, 2019

Apex Legends Rakes In 50 Million Players In A Month

Respawn Entertainment’s battle royale game has been getting past milestones faster than its competitors. 'Apex Legends' is now a month old, with a player count of over 50 million.

Culture March 5, 2019

Players Report 'Anthem' Shuts Down Their PS4, One Even Says It Bricked Their Console

According to 'Anthem' players, the game is shutting down their PS4 or PS4 Pro. To make things worse, one user even says that it bricks their console.

Culture March 4, 2019

Sony PlayStation Vita Officially Discontinued: Here’s Why Sony Is Partly To Blame For The Failure

Sony kills the PS Vita. A number of factors contributed to its demise, including the Nintendo 3DS, a lack of major titles, and Sony’s insistence on using its expensive proprietary memory cards.

Culture March 4, 2019

Parent Files Lawsuit Against Epic Games Over 'Predatory' Llama Loot Boxes In 'Fortnite'

'Fortnite' creator Epic Games is facing another lawsuit, this time over the Llama loot boxes. The plaintiff accuses the developer of using 'predatory schemes' that deceive thousands of players.

Culture March 2, 2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Guide: Preorder Bonuses And Where To Preorder Them

The two new mainline Pokémon games 'Pokémon Sword' and 'Pokémon Shield' are finally here. While there's no release date yet, they're already up for preorder across major retailers.

Culture March 1, 2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Announced For Nintendo Switch: Meet The Starters

'Pokémon Sword' and 'Pokémon Shield,' out later this year, are the first mainline 'Pokémon' entries for the Nintendo Switch. The games will take place in a new region called Galar, and features three new starters: Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble.

Culture February 28, 2019

Winnie The Pooh Meme From Horror Game 'Devotion' Angers Chinese Players, Disappears From Steam

The popularity of Taiwanese horror game 'Devotion' didn’t last long after Chinese players left thousands of bad reviews on Steam. This stems from a Winnie the Pooh meme that mocks Chinese president Xi Jinping.

Culture February 26, 2019

New ‘Pokémon GO’ Item Called Team Medallion Will Let You Change Teams, But Here’s The Catch

A new item called the Team Medallion will become available starting Feb. 26 in 'Pokémon GO.' For $1,000 PokéCoins, it allows players to switch teams, but only once per year.

Culture February 22, 2019

Nintendo Of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé Announces Retirement: Here’s How The Video Game Community Reacted

Reggie Films-Aimé will be replaced by current sales and marketing head Doug Bowser in April. Films-Aime came to Nintendo in 2003 and garnered celebrity status shortly thereafter for his fun and wacky persona.

Culture February 22, 2019

Steam's Video Section Gets 'Retired' As Valve Moves To 'Refocus' On Gaming-Related Content

Valve has started to 'refocus' its efforts on gaming-related content, but it's removing Steam's Video section as a result. Video content won't exactly disappear from the platform, though.

Culture February 20, 2019

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