Overwatch League team releases player over hateful speech

Overwatch League team releases player over hateful speech

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Overwatch League team releases player over hateful speech Overwatch League player Felix “xQc” Lengyel has been suspended twice for using both homophobic and racist slurs, and he’s now bowing out entirely. Dallas Fuel and Lengyel have announced that they’ve “mutually agreed to…

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You’ve got an hour to unsend messages on WhatsApp

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You’ve got an hour to unsend messages on WhatsApp Sometimes you need more than seven minutes to unsend a message on WhatsApp. Thankfully, with the most recent update, now we do. The most recent patch (2.18.31) extends the “delete for everyone” period…

Microsoft’s mad scientists are making AR more tactile

Microsoft’s mad scientists are making AR more tactile

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Microsoft’s mad scientists are making AR more tactile Unless you hate fun, Microsoft’s best division is far and away its Research group, which has given us the nearest thing to a Holodeck, a live-action version of Minecraft and much more. Microsoft’s gang…

NHL’s first eSports tournament begins March 24th

NHL’s first eSports tournament begins March 24th

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NHL’s first eSports tournament begins March 24th Multiple pro sports leagues have already welcomed eSports with open arms, but what about the NHL? Where’s the official hockey tournament? Don’t worry, it’s almost here. The league is launching the NHL Gaming World Championship,…

Tennis legend Andre Agassi is building tech to help with dyslexia

Tennis legend Andre Agassi is building tech to help with dyslexia

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Tennis legend Andre Agassi is building tech to help with dyslexia Andre Agassi, the legendary American tennis player, made an appearance at SXSW 2018 to announce a partnership with Square Panda, a startup that makes educational apps for kids. Through his namesake…

The ‘Westworld’ mobile game is open for pre-registration

The ‘Westworld’ mobile game is open for pre-registration

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The ‘Westworld’ mobile game is open for pre-registration If you’ve been dying to be a part of the team that runs the unsettling theme park in HBO’s Westworld, your wait is almost over. At SXSW today, Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment announced pre-registration…

Xbox One will automatically use your TV’s game mode

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Xbox One will automatically use your TV’s game mode Many TVs have a game mode that disables image processing to reduce lag, but it can be a pain if you regularly do things besides gaming. Do really want to switch the mode…

‘Ready Player One’ VR games show the future is now

‘Ready Player One’ VR games show the future is now

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‘Ready Player One’ VR games show the future is now Ready Player One imagines the year 2044 as an industrial wasteland where people escape the perils of modern life by strapping on virtual reality headsets and disappearing into a vast digital playground…

Telltale’s second ‘Batman’ season ends March 27th

Telltale’s second ‘Batman’ season ends March 27th

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Telltale’s second ‘Batman’ season ends March 27th Telltale’s games are defined by in-the-moment choices that have far-reaching consequences, and that’s never been truer than it is now. It’s releasing the final episode of Batman: The Enemy Within (“Same Stitch”) on March 27th,…

‘Overwatch’ pro suspended for ‘racially disparaging’ emote

‘Overwatch’ pro suspended for ‘racially disparaging’ emote

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‘Overwatch’ pro suspended for ‘racially disparaging’ emote In January, Dallas Fuel pro Felix “xQc” Lengyel drew a suspension for violating the Overwatch League’s Code of Conduct while streaming for using an anti-gay slur, and now he has been suspended again. The League…

Trump’s video game meeting may not lead to any further action

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Trump’s video game meeting may not lead to any further action Early this week, Trump at last announced that he would meet with leaders of the video game industry. Not to discuss the rising frustration with loot boxes, but to rehash the…

PS4 zombie survival game ‘Days Gone’ delayed until 2019

PS4 zombie survival game ‘Days Gone’ delayed until 2019

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PS4 zombie survival game ‘Days Gone’ delayed until 2019 Kotaku UK has confirmed that Days Gone, the PS4-exclusive peripatetic post-apocalypse game from SIE Bend Studio, has been delayed until 2019. The title was announced in mid-2016 but we first got our hands…

The Morning After: Nintendo Switch gets ‘Super Smash Bros.’

The Morning After: Nintendo Switch gets ‘Super Smash Bros.’

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The Morning After: Nintendo Switch gets ‘Super Smash Bros.’ Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Get your Friday off to a good start with our Galaxy S9 review, plus all the highlights from last night’s Nintendo Direct stream and a beautiful penguin…

‘Undertale’ marks the arrival of GameMaker Studio 2 for Switch

‘Undertale’ marks the arrival of GameMaker Studio 2 for Switch

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‘Undertale’ marks the arrival of GameMaker Studio 2 for Switch During the Nintendo Direct stream we also learned that Undertale (“the friendly RPG where nobody has to die” and one of our favorites from 2015) will come to the Switch “eventually.” While…