Friday, June 23, 2017

The best deals on Steam’s summer sale: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor,...

Valve’s summer sale on Steam kicks off today, bringing with it savings on popular PC titles. If you’ve held off on games...

Bionik’s Power Plate keeps your Joy-Con controllers playable while they charge

The Nintendo Switch was very difficult to charge with anything but a Nintendo-branded wall charger when it was first released. But life...

The Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom poster is just a single nostalgic...

Thanks to a brand-new poster, we now know the title for the Jurassic World sequel: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. We have no...

Oskar Fischinger’s musical animations come to life in Google Doodle sequencer

Today’s Google Doodle honors what would have been the 117th birthday of German-American abstract artist Oskar Fischinger. Fischinger’s musical animations were deemed “degenerate...

The Big Sick is a hilarious, tearjerking rom-com starring Kumail Nanjiani

This review of The Big Sick was originally published on January 21st, 2017 as part of The Verge’s Sundance Film Festival coverage....

Pokémon Go’s developers keep finding new ways to punish cheaters

Niantic has fought back against Pokémon Go cheaters in a variety of ways. From outright banning them to using more interesting methods,...

This coffee table-sized NES controller looks great, but plays poorly

The retro gaming market is having a bit of a Renaissance lately, thanks to Nintendo’s NES Classic console and the ever-expanding industry...

Apple is asking music labels to take a smaller cut of...

Apple is asking music labels for a reduction in the revenue rate it pays out from its music streaming service, according to...

HBO isn’t done trolling Lady Stoneheart fans

Maybe you’ve never embarrassed yourself online, and that’s great. Congratulations! But two years ago I wrote over 2,000 words explaining why I...

Nintendo’s most important new games have nothing to do with Mario

Each time Nintendo releases a new console, it’s safe to assume the usual suspects will follow: a new Mario Kart and Super...