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God of War is GDC 2019's game of the year

GOD OF WAR IS GDC 2019'S GAME OF THE YEAR

God of War has won another big award, taking game of the year honors at this year's Game Developers Conference 2019 honors.

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with SwiftKey in 39 more languages

MICROSOFT RELEASES NEW WINDOWS 10 PREVIEW WITH SWIFTKEY IN 39 MORE LANGUAGES

Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18860 from the 20H1 branch with SwiftKey's Typing Intelligence in 39 more languages, plus the...

 
 
 
Independent Games Festival begins with emotional talk about Christchurch

INDEPENDENT GAMES FESTIVAL BEGINS WITH EMOTIONAL TALK ABOUT CHRISTCHURCH

The Independent Games Festival got off to an emotionally charged start tonight at the Game Developers Conference.

Emergency responders are using 3-word geocoded addresses to save lives

EMERGENCY RESPONDERS ARE USING 3-WORD GEOCODED ADDRESSES TO SAVE LIVES

Emergency services are increasingly turning to a quirky 3-word geocoded address system to find victims of accidents, natural diasters,...

 
 
 
NPD partners with IGDA to give developers market insights

NPD PARTNERS WITH IGDA TO GIVE DEVELOPERS MARKET INSIGHTS

Each month, The NPD Group publishes a report that tracks game slaes in the United States. Now, it's working with the IGDA to sahre...

GDC quick takes: Versus Evil founder Steve Escalante

GDC QUICK TAKES: VERSUS EVIL FOUNDER STEVE ESCALANTE

Versus Evil founder Steve Escalante gives us his indie publisher take on the biggest issue facing the game industry while at the Game...

 
 
 
The VR headset market is about to get way too crowded and confusing

THE VR HEADSET MARKET IS ABOUT TO GET WAY TOO CROWDED AND CONFUSING

With so many new and confusing options coming out soon, this would be a great time to hold off on buying new VR hardware. But where's...

Sparklite gives Zelda a wonderful roguelike makeover

SPARKLITE GIVES ZELDA A WONDERFUL ROGUELIKE MAKEOVER

Sparklite uses randomized level and strict death penalties to give the Zelda formula an interesting twist.

 
 
 
Baidu open-sources NLP model it claims achieves state-of-the-art results in Chinese language tasks

BAIDU OPEN-SOURCES NLP MODEL IT CLAIMS ACHIEVES STATE-OF-THE-ART RESULTS IN CHINESE LANGUAGE TASKS

Baidu open-sourced a natural language processing model it claims can outperform prior art with respect to Chinese language understanding.

Every Nintendo Direct trailer: Zelda rhythm game, Vlambeer, and more

EVERY NINTENDO DIRECT TRAILER: ZELDA RHYTHM GAME, VLAMBEER, AND MORE

Nintendo revealed a plethora of new indie games coming to its service over the next few months, and we gathered every trailer froom...

 
 
 
Cadence of Hyrule mashes up Zelda with Crypt of the Necrodancer

CADENCE OF HYRULE MASHES UP ZELDA WITH CRYPT OF THE NECRODANCER

Nintendo is once again letting a third-party developer work with some of its most famous characters. This time it's not Ubisoft pairing...

Element AI launches enterprise decision-making automation tools

ELEMENT AI LAUNCHES ENTERPRISE DECISION-MAKING AUTOMATION TOOLS

Element AI, a company created more than two years ago in part by deep learning expert Yoshua Bengio, is launching its first AI services...

 
 
 
Epic Games Store gets off to a good start with millions of free downloads

EPIC GAMES STORE GETS OFF TO A GOOD START WITH MILLIONS OF FREE DOWNLOADS

Epic Games said that its Epic Games Store has gotten off to a good start as the company tries to provide an alternative store in PC...

Netmarble's Lineage 2: Revolution crossed $1 billion in revenue in first year

NETMARBLE'S LINEAGE 2: REVOLUTION CROSSED $1 BILLION IN REVENUE IN FIRST YEAR

Netmarble's Simon Sim announced at GDC 2019 that Lineage 2: Revolution has now topped $1 billion in revenue as it goes global.

 
 
 
Quantic Dream will launch its titles on PC via Epic Games Store

QUANTIC DREAM WILL LAUNCH ITS TITLES ON PC VIA EPIC GAMES STORE

Quantic Dream will publish Detroit: Become Human, Heavy Rain, and Beyond: Two Souls exclusively on the Epic Games Store.

Epic CEO on 250 million Fortnite players, digital humans, and $100 million dev fund

EPIC CEO ON 250 MILLION FORTNITE PLAYERS, DIGITAL HUMANS, AND $100 MILLION DEV FUND

Tim Sweeney and Kim Libreri of Epic Games talked to GamesBeat's Dean Takahashi about the company's GDC 2019 announcements.

 
 
 
Epic Games shows off amazing digital human technology with Troll demo

EPIC GAMES SHOWS OFF AMAZING DIGITAL HUMAN TECHNOLOGY WITH TROLL DEMO

Epic Games showed off amazing digital human technology with the demo of Troll, created by the developers at Goodbye Kansas.

Cuphead comes to Nintendo Switch with Xbox Live integration

CUPHEAD COMES TO NINTENDO SWITCH WITH XBOX LIVE INTEGRATION

Cuphead heads to Nintendo Switch. This gives you a way to experience the thrill of trying to jump over the very first obstacle in the...

 
 
 
Facebook Messenger now has message threads

FACEBOOK MESSENGER NOW HAS MESSAGE THREADS

Facebook announced today that it's rolling out message threads to Messenger users globally. It's a small - but welcome - addition.

Tim Sweeney announces $100 million Epic MegaGrants fund for game developers

TIM SWEENEY ANNOUNCES $100 MILLION EPIC MEGAGRANTS FUND FOR GAME DEVELOPERS

Epic Games is awarding $100 million in the next five years in grants for game developers with no strings attached.

 
 
 



New AirPods 2 launch with better battery and hands-free "Hey Siri" feature

New AirPods 2 launch with better battery and hands-free "Hey Siri" feature

After months of speculation, Apple has launched new-and-refreshed AirPods 2 true wireless headphones, boasting improved battery life, smart Siri assistant functionality and an... Read more ...

Intel reveals its graphics card with these first prototype renders

Intel reveals its graphics card with these first prototype renders

While Intel spent the majority of its stage time at GDC 2019 announcing new software and 9th Generation mobile processors , the company also gave us a small tease of what its... Read more ...

Why today's AirPods announcement hints that Apple will release AirPower soon

Why today's AirPods announcement hints that Apple will release AirPower soon

On Tuesday, Apple introduced two new tablets, the Apple iPad Air (2019) and the Apple iPad Mini (2019). This morning, the second generation AirPods were unveiled. So that... Read more ...

Check out some new renders of the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro

Check out some new renders of the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro

Yesterday, Amazon accidentally put up a listing for the Huawei P30 Pro, which it eventually removed from the site. We were able to find put that the phone will be launched on... Read more ...

Android Users In Europe Will Soon Be Asked Which Browser The Want To Use

Android Users In Europe Will Soon Be Asked Which Browser The Want To Use

Some of you might recall that many years ago, Microsoft ran into some antitrust issues where they were accused of forcing Internet Explorer onto its Windows users. Clearly that... Read more ...

Epic Games shows off amazing digital human technology with Troll demo

Epic Games shows off amazing digital human technology with Troll demo

Epic Games showed off amazing digital human technology with the demo of Troll, created by the developers at Goodbye Kansas. Read more ...

Dyson's new V11 cordless vacuum sucks harder and lasts longer

Dyson's new V11 cordless vacuum sucks harder and lasts longer

Dyson launched the Cyclone V10 cordless vacuum in 2018 - it was so powerful that is convinced James Dyson to stop making corded ones. In 2019, though, the British company may... Read more ...

Google Stadia controller tidbits: WiFi connection, USB compatibility...

Google Stadia controller tidbits: WiFi connection, USB compatibility, hands-on experiences, more

Yesterday, Google revealed its vision for Stadia , a platform for game players, producers, streamers, and spectators. Paired with it, the company also unveiled a first-party... Read more ...

Facebook Messenger's new message threads keep it all together

Facebook Messenger's new message threads keep it all together

For users of Facebook Messenger that aren't quite quick enough to get a reply in before their conversation has moved on, the social media giant has finally answered your needs... Read more ...

How to stream March Madness 2019 live on Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and Mac

How to stream March Madness 2019 live on Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Following Selection Sunday a few days ago , the March Madness stream officially kicks off in full force this week. The “First Four” play-in games are already underway, and... Read more ...