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Better Business Bureau Gives Epic Games A Failing Grade For Customer Service

Epic Games received an 'F' grade for customer service as it failed to address 247 out of 271 complaints filed in 2018. Most of these complaints pertain to problems on its customer service, refunds, exchanges, and even account hacking issues.

Culture January 14, 2019

Study Conducted By LG Says Xbox Gamers 'Better' Than Their PC And PS4 Counterparts

Xbox gamers are superior in gaming compared to their PlayStation and PC counterparts based on LG's new research. Overall scores from the test showed that console gamers have the best reactions or twitchiness.

Culture January 14, 2019

A 10-Hour Dabbing Session Got A 'Fortnite' YouTuber $2,000

How far can you go for 2,000 bucks and an additional 6,000 subscribers? For a 'Fortnite' YouTuber, streaming 10 hours of oftentimes-intense dabbing does it.

Culture January 14, 2019

Datamined Nintendo Switch Online Code Reveals 22 SNES Games In The Pipeline

Nintendo Switch Online could be getting SNES games in the foreseeable future. That's according to a dataminer who found code strings that refer to at least 22 SNES titles.

Culture January 13, 2019

Bungie Parts Ways With Activision Blizzard Much To Investors' Chagrin

Bungie announced that it now owns full publishing rights and responsibilities of the franchise. The developer's decision to split from Activision would mean the latter's loss of a revenue stream.

Culture January 13, 2019

Verizon Is Reportedly Testing A Netflix-Style Cloud-Gaming Service

Verizon Gaming is reportedly the carrier's take on a cloud-based gaming service. It's said to already be under testing, with participants using an Nvidia Shield device preinstalled with the app.

Culture January 12, 2019

Red Dead Online Is Going To Have A Battle Royale Mode Called 'Gun Rush'

A battle royale mode is coming to 'Red Dead Online.' The 'Red Dead Redemption 2' developer Rockstar Games announced that the new mode is called 'Gun Rush.'

Culture January 11, 2019

IMDb Launches Free Streaming Service Supported With Ads, And It’s Got Really Great Movies

A streaming service from IMDb, perhaps the greatest movie information resource on the internet, sounds rad. Even more rad? It’s free and has top-rated movies.

Culture January 11, 2019

Ubisoft Picks Epic Games Store Over Steam For ‘The Division 2’

The storefront cold war has begun. Ubisoft has partnered up with Epic Games Store, the only place apart from Ubisoft’s own store where 'Tom Clancy's The Division 2' will be released.

Culture January 9, 2019

New Nintendo Switch, 3DS Games Coming This March: 'Yoshi's Crafted World,' 'Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn'

Nintendo has announced the release dates of 'Yoshi's Crafted World' and 'Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn' for the Switch and 3DS. The new games are coming this March.

Culture January 8, 2019

More Americans Choose To Stay Single And Live Healthier Lifestyles, Survey Shows

More American women today choose to stay single compared to men. However, this does not necessarily mean that unmarried people have given up on love.

Culture January 9, 2019

Nintendo Switch And 3DS Games Are Now Available On The Humble Bundle Store

The Humble Bundle Store is now selling Nintendo Switch and 3DS games. Titles such as 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' and 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' are up for grabs.

Culture January 8, 2019

Nintendo To Stop Creating New Home Consoles In The Future, Says President

Nintendo could move away from developing standalone home consoles in the future, according to its new president. It also plans to make more smartphone games.

Culture January 7, 2019

Twitch Re-Suspends Alleged Domestic Abuser Following Backlash Over Briefly Letting Him Back

An alleged domestic abuser has been banned from Twitch once again after being briefly let back in. The accused streamer, Luke Munday, was heard assaulting his wife in a Dec. 9 'Fortnite' livestream watched by thousands.

Culture January 5, 2019

Bethesda Settles Lawsuit Over Behaviour Interactive's Alleged 'Fallout Shelter' Rip-Off

Bethesda, Behaviour Interactive, and Warner Bros. Entertainment have settled the dispute over the 'Westworld' mobile game. The 'Fallout' developer said the lawsuit was resolved 'amicably.'

Culture January 4, 2019

Rumor: New Nintendo Switch Model Will Only Support Handheld Mode

The Nintendo Switch will see a revamped model that can only support handheld mode, according to an analyst. Another analyst says there’ll be a Pro version of the console as well.

Culture January 3, 2019

New ‘Fallout 76’ Content Confirmed For 2019: New Vaults, PvP Mode, Player Vending, And More

New content is coming to 'Fallout 76' this January. Not only that, but Bethesda also confirmed the new features, most notably Player Vending, are coming at some point this year.

Culture January 2, 2019

Indie Game App Meditations Will Give You A Free Title Every Day In 2019

A developer has launched a launcher called Meditations, which will let players try a different game every day for the entire run of 2019. There were a lot of developers involved, but exactly which ones are a secret for now.

Culture January 2, 2019

Electrical Fire Lights Up New York Sky With Eerie Blue Glow

A transformer explosion at a Con Edison substation lit up the New York sky with a strange blue light. Social media users took to Twitter to post videos of the event, suggesting it could be an alien invasion.

Culture December 29, 2018

Valve Reveals The Best-Selling Steam Games Of 2018, Puts Them On Sale

The results are in, and the best-selling Steam games of 2018 have been revealed. Valve also listed down other note-worthy titles in specific categories, such as the top sellers in VR and the most played games on the platform.

Culture December 28, 2018

Capcom Removes ‘Street Fighter V’ In-Game Ads After Backlash

Capcom has finally pulled sponsored content from ‘Street Fighter V,’ which has received its fair share of backlash. The change is likely temporary as the company finds a new sponsor, however.

Culture December 28, 2018

Game Dev Rigs Roomba To Generate Playable ‘Doom’ Maps From Home Floor Maps

Game developer and designer Rich Whitehouse rigged Roomba to create playable 'Doom' maps from home floor maps. The Doomba is used to convert the maps into a level of Hell.

Culture December 27, 2018

Best Games For Your Nintendo Switch That Came Out This 2018

The Nintendo Switch saw a 115 percent increase in Sales during this year's Black Friday weekend. That's mostly because of the new video games that came out for the hybrid console this 2018.

Culture December 26, 2018

Got A PlayStation VR This Christmas? Here Are The Best PSVR Games To Start With

A PlayStation VR is arguably one of the best Christmas gifts to give this holiday season. For those who got one for the first time, here are the best PSVR games to experience what the headset has to offer.

Culture December 26, 2018

Glitter Bomb Inventor Admits Video Showed Fake Thieves, Apologizes For 'Misleading' Clip

Mark Rober, the guy behind the glitter bomb that splashes glitters and farts on porch thieves, aired his apology for staged reactions on his video. Apparently, two of the robbers knew the person who volunteered to help the ex-NASA engineer.

Culture December 23, 2018

Travis Scott To Propose To Kylie Jenner In Near Future

Travis Scott announced in a recent interview that he is planning to tie the knot with girlfriend Kylie Jenner sometime soon. Scott will pop the question when he has sorted the perfect proposal.

Culture December 23, 2018

'The Forest' Gets VR Upgrade And It's The Stuff Of Nightmares

Endnight Games, the game studio behind the success of 'The Forest,' continued to improve players' experience with the recent VR upgrade. A new December update also added a new set of tweaks and bug fixes

Culture December 20, 2018

Kardashians Shutting Down Apps And Websites In Coming Year

The sisters announced that they will stop updating their respective websites and apps next year. The decision was made a year after Kendall had announced that she is shutting down her own website.

Culture December 20, 2018

The Razer Turret Is The First Keyboard And Mouse Combo For Xbox One, Yours For $249

The Razer Turret is the first keyboard and mouse combo specifically tuned for the Xbox One. It’s a tad bit pricey at $250, though, considering players can use most wireless keyboards and mice on the market.

Culture December 20, 2018

How To Get A Free Copy Of ‘Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey’ From Google

Get Ubisoft’s 'Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey' for free by playing just an hour of the game on Google’s new video game streaming platform. It's available now on Project Stream.

Culture December 19, 2018

Former NASA Engineer Mark Rober Designs Glitter Bomb That Farts On Amazon Package Thieves

Ex-NASA engineer Mark Rober took six months to create the glitter bomb. The amusing booby trap is his way to take revenge at 'porch pirates' who steal Amazon delivery packages right off peoples' doorstep.

Culture December 18, 2018

Charles Martinet Receives Guinness World Record Award For Voicing Mario 100 Times

The Guinness World Record made up a category to honor Charles Martinet as he marks the 100th time he voiced Nintendo's popular video game character, Mario. Indeed, it is a remarkable milestone in his 25-year career as a voice actor.

Culture December 17, 2018

Successor To Xbox One X Reportedly Codenamed Anaconda: What We Know So Far

Microsoft’s upcoming successor to the Xbox One X now has a rumored codename: Anaconda. No word on release date and pricing yet, of course, but it’s posited to be more powerful than Microsoft’s latest console.

Culture December 17, 2018

Second ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Character DLC Possibly Leaked

A character from the 'Dragon Quest' series could arrive on 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' via a future DLC. If rumors are true, get ready for Erdrick, Smash fans.

Culture December 17, 2018

Limited Edition ‘Kingdom Hearts III’ PlayStation 4 Pro Bundle Now Available For Preorder

The 'Kingdom Hearts III' PlayStation 4 Pro bundle previously announced for Japan is coming to the west. The $400 bundle comes with a physical copy of the game, a 1 TB unit, and some fresh-looking decals.

Culture December 15, 2018

Beat That, Epic Games: Discord Store Will Give 90 Percent Of Revenue To Developers

Discord just bested Epic Games’ revenue policy by announcing that it’ll give developers 90 percent of game sales starting next year. Steam has reason to be afraid in the coming months.

Culture December 15, 2018

Nintendo Says It Won’t Make NES Or SNES Classic Editions Anymore

The NES Classic and SNES Classic won’t outlast the holiday season. Nintendo has confirmed that both mini consoles are going away forever after this season’s festivities.

Culture December 15, 2018

Free-To-Play Version Of ‘PES 2019’ Is Available Now

Konami has finally released 'PES 2019 Lite.' The game is a free-to-play version of the main title that focuses on myClub, where players can assemble their dream soccer squad.

Culture December 14, 2018

Team Adam Levine Loses Last Member On 'The Voice' Following Online Backlash

Team Adam Levine's final singer, Reagan Strange, left on Tuesday's episode after she had received backlash on social media. The young singer was eliminated despite having her coach's full support during last week's elimination.

Culture December 12, 2018

New 'Stranger Things' Trailer Teases Titles For Season 3 Episodes

Netflix piqued fans' interests as it revealed the episode list of ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 on Sunday, Dec. 9, without giving away the plot. The streaming service did not share much about the release date, except that it will premiere in 2019.

Culture December 11, 2018

Epic Games Store Now Poaching Exclusives From Steam

The digital store war has begun. Epic Games is duking it out with Steam by poaching new titles and making them exclusives or timed exclusives on its new games store.

Culture December 11, 2018

In-Game Ads Are Coming To ‘Street Fighter V’ But You Can Turn Them Off

'Street Fighter V' will begin displaying ads on stages, costumes, and loading screens beginning Dec. 11. Fortunately, players are free to toggle them off, although others are worried about what Capcom might do next.

Culture December 10, 2018

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Revealed, Will Be A Nintendo Switch Exclusive

'Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order' is coming out in 2019 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. It’ll be the first 'Ultimate Alliance' game since 2009.

Culture December 8, 2018

Rapper 2 Milly Files Lawsuit Against Epic Games Over Usage Of Dance Moves

Brooklyn rapper, 2 Milly, files a lawsuit against Epic Games for using his iconic dance move 'Milly Rock' for its 'Fortnite' game emote, Swipe It.

Culture December 7, 2018

Epic Games Is Creating Its Very Own Steam Store: Everything We Know So Far

Heads up, Steam: you have a new competitor. Epic Games, the studio behind 'Fortnite' and Unreal Engine, is making its own games store, complete with a very attractive revenue-sharing policy.

Culture December 5, 2018

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