2019 is creeping up, and it’s looking like a spectacular year for video games. Here are the games we’re most excited to play next year.
It was an attempt to embarrass the new member of Congress, it backfired and she’s still dancing.
Chinese internet giant Tencent has been excluded from the first batch of video game license approvals issued by the state-run government since March. China regulators approved Saturday the released of 80 online video games after a months-long freeze, Reuters first reported. None of the approved titles listed on the approval list were from Tencent Holdings, the […]
Video shot and edited by Condé Nast Entertainment. Click here for transcript. (video link) If you’re a frequent Ars reader, you’ve likely heard of Kerbal Space Program, the space flight/space crashing/space explosion simulator that lets you create your own vehicles, then fly them into orbit and perhaps even to other planets. Though silly and fun, […]
The new feature-length special Black Mirror: Bandersnatch debuts Friday on Netflix.
Shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. Motion graphics by John Cappello. Click here for transcript. Creative Assembly’s Total War franchise has been around for so long that it’s old enough to drive, vote, and even drink in most countries. For the three people reading this who haven’t played at least one title in the series, […]
In case you needed another reminder that your 4K TV will soon be obsolete, RED and NVIDIA have unveiled software that will make 8K video editing feasible for more creators. The NVIDIA CUDA-powered REDCODE RAW SDK will enable apps that can play back 8…
Done cloning Snapchat, Facebook is now chasing Chinese short-form video sensation TikTok with the launch of its knock-off Lasso. Available now for iOS and Android, Lasso is Facebook’s answer to the zany mobile lipsyncing playground that’s gained ground with young users, both in China and in the West. The release confirms TechCrunch’s scoop from last month […]
Video shot by Sean Dacaney and edited by Evan Watkin. Click here for transcript. Earlier this week, we brought you our War Stories interview with Star Control & Star Control 2 creators Fred Ford and Paul Reiche III, wherein the two designers discussed issues that almost derailed the games during their development. But our talk […]