Daily Archives: 01/12/2018

Man Accused Of Tragic Swatting Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

(Photo courtesy of Irfan Khan/AP) Tyler Barriss, known online as SWAUtistic, has been charged in Kansas for involuntary manslaughter for his part in the murder of Andrew Finch. As we have reported earlier, Barriss allegedly called in a report of

Hyperkin Brings Back The Duke Controller In March

The Duke, the original Xbox controller that launched with the system in 2001, was ginormous. Nostalgia is a fickle thing, however, and a lot of people ended up missing the huge controller, especially people with larger hands. Thankfully, they’re in

Our Most Anticipated Tabletop Games of 2018

2017 was a stellar year for the tabletop hobby. Dozens of excellent new games arrived on our tables, from intriguing abstract strategy games to sprawling legacy adventures that could last hundreds of hours. Our Top Tabletop Games of 2017 is

Entertainment Software Association Condemns Alleged Trump Remarks

The Entertainment Software Association, a lobbying group made up of some of the largest video game publishers in the industry, has issued a statement condemning President Donald Trump’s alleged characterization of countries such as Haiti as “s—holes.” The remarks were

Disney Announces Mobile Shooter Star Wars: Rivals

Disney and Lucasfilm have announced a new realtime mobile shooter set in the Star Wars universe titled Star Wars: Rivals. The new game is a PVP multiplayer arena shooter, a genre in which Star Wars is now well-versed, but this

Niantic Announces Pokémon GO Community Day

Niantic, developers and maintainers of Pokémon GO, have announced a monthly Community Day for fans to meet up to catch special event Pokémon. Announced today on the game blog, Community Day is a call to players to meet up at local parks and

Everything You Need To Know About Boats In God Of War

Many things are changing in the new God of War. Sony’s Santa Monica Studio is reimagining combat, moving to Norse mythology, and taking the narrative in a different direction. Those are the large-scale changes, but the game also explores new

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Open Beta Starts Today

The beta for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, the Final Fantasy fighter, is open to all today ahead of its release at the end of the month. PlayStation 4 owners who want to take one of their favorite Final Fantasy characters

Here's The New Gear You Can Earn In Destiny 2's Faction Rally Next Week

The eternal struggle for supremacy over Destiny 2’s side activities continues, and players can earn some new loot in the process. The new faction rally event starts next Tuesday (Jan 16) on all platforms, and runs for one week. Like

Detective Pikachu Is On The Case With An Amiibo, Special 2DS XL

Nintendo has released a string of clues about the upcoming Detective Pikachu game, which lets the player work together with a gruff-talking Pokémon to solve mysteries. The game is coming out in late March, and its release is going to