Category: Gaming & Culture

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ISS astronauts will get their own Star Wars premiere—in space

ISS astronauts will get their own Star Wars premiere—in space

Enlarge / In space, no one can hear you stream. Because the latency would kill you.NASA When you're orbiting 400 kilometers above the ...
T-Mobile promises to end the “complete bulls—t” from TV companies in 2018

T-Mobile promises to end the “complete bulls—t” from TV companies in 2018

T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced today that the mobile phone operator intends to acquire TV service Layer3 TV and next year offer a ...
Three months in, Destiny 2 has a “quality-of-life” problem

Three months in, Destiny 2 has a “quality-of-life” problem

Enlarge / Just a few more revolutions until that next Powerful Gear.Bungie / Getty / Aurich Destiny 2 isn’t the game its fans want it ...
Every classic Street Fighter will land in a huge anthology in May 2018

Every classic Street Fighter will land in a huge anthology in May 2018

Capcom During a major annual tournament for the fighting game Street Fighter V, the series' creators at Capcom announced the biggest a ...
The first trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom looks absolutely goofy

The first trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom looks absolutely goofy

Universal The trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is here, and it looks simultaneously ridiculous and self-important. This trai ...
DeepMind AI needs mere 4 hours of self-training to become a chess overlord

DeepMind AI needs mere 4 hours of self-training to become a chess overlord

Enlarge / We'd like to imagine AlphaZero playing its chess within a 1980s' style BBS system.Chris Wilkinson We last heard from DeepMin ...
Nintendo brings HD Wii games to China’s Nvidia Shield—is Switch next? [Updated]

Nintendo brings HD Wii games to China’s Nvidia Shield—is Switch next? [Updated]

Enlarge / A promotional page shows Nintendo's New Super Mario Bros. Wii alongside a selection of other Nvidia Shield TV content in China. ...
Virtual sheep for virtual wood? Hands-on with Catan VR

Virtual sheep for virtual wood? Hands-on with Catan VR

Enlarge / Welcome to the hunting lodge...Asmodee Digital Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our c ...
Doom VFR review: A rip-and-tear delight… but only on the right VR setup

Doom VFR review: A rip-and-tear delight… but only on the right VR setup

Enlarge / In screenshot mode, Doom VFR looks a lot like normal Doom.id Software/Bethesda The first time I ever tested a modern VR head ...
Destiny 2’s Ghost is actually an Amazon Alexa speaker and skill now

Destiny 2’s Ghost is actually an Amazon Alexa speaker and skill now

Enlarge / A Ghost, but IRL.Amazon From the Power Glove to Fallout 4's real-life Pip Boy, gamers have been pitched a lot of ridiculous ...
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