Board game breakup: Why the Fantasy Flight/Games Workshop split matters

A marriage made in heaven the grimdark future finally ends. sci tech news Continue reading Board game breakup: Why the Fantasy Flight/Games Workshop split matters

The explosive growth of the 300-person “megagame”

Or, How the Pope Became an Envoy to Aliens. sci tech news Continue reading The explosive growth of the 300-person “megagame”

Remember that time Nintendo got rid of the headphone jack?

Years before the iPhone 7, the Game Boy Advance SP eschewed the standard as well. sci tech news Continue reading Remember that time Nintendo got rid of the headphone jack?

Snowden’s bias is blatant—but Gordon-Levitt makes its message powerful

Proper technology treatment helps, but main star saves an otherwise rocky ship. sci tech news Continue reading Snowden’s bias is blatant—but Gordon-Levitt makes its message powerful

RetroUSB’s AVS hardware breathes new life into old NES cartridges

FPGA-powered HDMI revamp has excellent performance and nice added features. sci tech news Continue reading RetroUSB’s AVS hardware breathes new life into old NES cartridges

Facebook login adds real-name policy, auto-updated friends list to Oculus

FB login is wholly optional; follows March roll-out of FB integration into GearVR. sci tech news Continue reading Facebook login adds real-name policy, auto-updated friends list to Oculus

World of Warcraft: Legion review—You’re in charge now

Legion is a standout expansion for a game about not standing out. sci tech news Continue reading World of Warcraft: Legion review—You’re in charge now

Signs point to impending Android Wear version of Pokémon Go

CEO also hints that monster battling and trading are in the works. sci tech news Continue reading Signs point to impending Android Wear version of Pokémon Go

Now Pac-Man can run into the ghosts?! Behold, the new Championship Edition 2

Video: See new twists in latest version of “modern retro” Pac, now on PC. sci tech news Continue reading Now Pac-Man can run into the ghosts?! Behold, the new Championship Edition 2

MSI’s VR One backpack PC packs overclocked Core i7 and GTX 1070

Weighs in at a reasonable 7.7lb and promises 1.5 hours of hot-swappable battery life. sci tech news Continue reading MSI’s VR One backpack PC packs overclocked Core i7 and GTX 1070