Atari cofounder Ted Dabney passes away

Atari cofounder Ted Dabney passes away

Ted Dabney, video game pioneer and cofounder of Atari, has passed away. Dabney was one of the people who was there at the beginning of video games, which have now become a $137.9 billion business worldwide, according to market researcher Newzoo. Marty Goldberg, administrator for the Atari Museum on Facebook, wrote, “At a loss. I…
The Wolf Among Us 2 delayed to 2019

The Wolf Among Us 2 delayed to 2019

Telltale Games released The Wolf Among Us in 2013, with a handful of ports (including an Android version) arriving the following year. It received positive reviews from critics, and remains one of the company's most beloved titles. Telltale announced a sequel in July of 2017, initially aiming for a late 2018 release date. Yesterday, the…
Lo-fi video game about New York City’s subway woes spells out a fix

Lo-fi video game about New York City’s subway woes spells out a fix

Did Elon Musk secretly make this video game? A simple, new browser game from called MTA Country (from Everyday Arcade) offers a very pro-business solution for fixing New York City's beleaguered subway system: Hand its management over to private interests. The game, which plays like a subway-themed, side-scrolling endless runner, quite literally spells that out…
DICE GM Responds to Battlefield V Criticisms, Says Female Characters Are Here to Stay

DICE GM Responds to Battlefield V Criticisms, Says Female Characters Are Here to Stay

Following Battlefield V‘s reveal and subsequent discourse, DICE general manager Oskar Gabrielson has taken to Twitter to respond to some of the game’s criticisms, stating in no uncertain terms that the studio won’t buckle under any kind of pressure. Fans had taken issue with Battlefield V‘s historical accuracy over its inclusion of playable female characters –…
Apple offers free month of larger iCloud storage plans

Apple offers free month of larger iCloud storage plans

Apple has begun promoting free 1-month trials of paid, higher storage iCloud subscriptions to customers currently on the standard free 5GB plan. ') } else { document.write(' ') } (deployads = window.deployads || []).push({}); The promotion is limited to users who are on the entry-level (and rather paltry) 5GB storage plan. The 50GB, 200GB and…
Xiaomi Mi 8 with display notch & dual camera setup appears in retail packaging

Xiaomi Mi 8 with display notch & dual camera setup appears in retail packaging

The retail packaging of Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi 8 flagship has leaked online. The low-cost Chinese brand has already confirmed its plans to unveil the Xiaomi Mi 8 on May 31 and now, after a number of previous leaks, what appears to be the device’s retail packaging has shown up, revealing various design details in the…
Review: the Google News app is a news junkie’s dream come true

Review: the Google News app is a news junkie’s dream come true

Tailor-made for news junkies • Lightning fast • even video • Offline reading lets you take the news with you Might be overwhelming for casual readers • Interface can be difficult to naviagte If you're serious about the news, Google News is one of the most thorough news apps you can find. Remember when news…
OnePlus 6 vs. Galaxy S9: This Couldn’t Be Closer

OnePlus 6 vs. Galaxy S9: This Couldn’t Be Closer

OnePlus has been around only since late 2013, but in less than five years, the company has carved out a niche selling flagship-caliber phones for bargain prices. Its latest effort, the OnePlus 6, offers Snapdragon 845 power, dual cameras and an AMOLED display, all for roughly $300 less than the similarly featured Samsung Galaxy S9+.…
12 things we want to see on iOS 12 at WWDC

12 things we want to see on iOS 12 at WWDC

Some changes wouldn't hurt. Sarah Tew/CNET Apple's WWDC conference is almost here, which means one sure thing: a preview of the next version of iOS. The last version of Apple's iPhone and iPad operating system, iOS 11, had some pretty significant updates: a new control panel, ARKit, new Siri functions, central file directories, more Pencil support…
Ford turns iconic Mustang into high-performance powerhouse

Ford turns iconic Mustang into high-performance powerhouse

Ford Motor Company is not well. Last month, total car deliveries plunged 15 per cent, while overall sales fell 4.5 per cent. Year-on-year sales in the United States dipped more than 4 per cent from 2016. The company has announced it is dropping all saloon cars from its US line-up. World’s most iconic cars and…

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