Latest stories - Nick Summers

3 Days Ago   Remember that weird ring peripheral that Nintendo teased last week? Well, the house of Mario has finally revealed what it's for -- a brand new Switch game called Ring Fit Adventure.

3 Days Ago   What exactly is Death Stranding? Thanks to a deep dive at Tokyo Game Show, we're finally able to answer -- or at least, better answer -- that long-standing question.

4 Days Ago   At last, Apple has put a price on Apple Arcade, its video game subscription service. Five bucks per month? At first blush, that seems like a pretty good deal for a curated library of small but high quality games that you can play on iPhone, iPad, Mac...

4 Days Ago   Bowers & Wilkins has finally built a competitor to Apple's Homepod. Well, almost. Today, the company -- best known for its luxurious Nautilus and 800 Series Diamond hardware -- announced the Flex, a smaller speaker that sits alongside its existin...

5 Days Ago   Apple is almost ready to launch its video game subscription service. Today, the company announced that Apple Arcade, its long-awaited "Netflix for games," will arrive on September 19th and cost $4.99 per month.

6 Days Ago   At last, Nike has revealed its first professional jerseys for the LPL (League of Legends Pro League) in China. The shirts were unveiled on the last day of the LPL Summer Gauntlet, a post-season competition that decides which team will take China's th...

9 Days Ago   Facebook is being put under the microscope for possible antitrust violations. Letita James, attorney general for New York state, announced today that she will be leading a bipartisan investigation into the company.

10 Days Ago   Google hasn't given up on Jacquard, an experimental hardware project designed to make everyday clothing and accessories smarter. As spotted by Owen Williams (Charged), the company has teamed up with fashion titan Yves Saint Laurent on a decadent and...

10 Days Ago   Microsoft will test its Project xCloud game streaming service in South Korea this October. The company has announced a public preview that will allow "selected" SK Telecom customers to test the platform over a 5G connection.

11 Days Ago   How many crime-detective dramas does Netflix have now? Not enough, apparently. Today, the company released its first (proper) trailer for Criminal, a 12-episode series set entirely in police interrogation rooms.

11 Days Ago   So long, MekaMon. Reach Robotics, the company behind the customizable and kid-friendly spider robots, is closing its doors. In a LinkedIn blog post, co-founder and chief executive Silas Adekunle said the "consumer robotics sector is an inherently cha...

11 Days Ago   One of next year's biggest games just got bigger. Today, CD Projekt Red (CDPR) confirmed that Cyberpunk 2077 will eventually get a multiplayer component. In a tweet, the studio said: "The plan for now is to deliver Cyberpunk 2077 in April, then follo...

12 Days Ago   Electric bicycles usually come in two flavors: either a gorgeous two-wheeler with a non-removable battery inside the frame, out of sight, or a design-be-damned mode of transportation that has the battery stuck to its frame like a hideous torpedo.

16 Days Ago   Like so many others, I was smitten with Until Dawn in 2015. The PS4 exclusive was like a playable version of every dumb horror movie released in the '90s and early 2000s, combining 'slasher' scares with dialogue choices and quick time events (QTEs) t...

23 Days Ago   Ryu Ga Gotoku (RGG) Studio is in a fantastic position. The Sega-owned developer has just released Judgment, a well-received detective game starring Japanese actor and singer Takuya Kimura as the lead.

23 Days Ago   Windjammers is basically Pong on steroids. The original, released for the Neo Geo arcade system in 1994, had two players throwing a frisbee -- sorry, "ultimate flying disc" -- across a net.

24 Days Ago   At a glance, Disintegration looks a tad generic. The battle-ready robots, dressed in fashionable jackets and scarves, feel like they were ripped straight out of a Destiny artbook.

25 Days Ago   If you love the Sega Genesis (or the Mega Drive, depending on where you live), there are countless ways to get your 16-bit fix. You can boot up a modern compilation, play them for free on your smartphone, or, soon, buy an adorable microconsole that p...

25 Days Ago   The long-running Need for Speed franchise is stuck in a rut. The 2015 reboot, simply titled Need for Speed, was criticized for its cringeworthy live-action cutscenes.

39 Days Ago   DuckTales: Remastered, a remake of the beloved NES platformer released in 1989, will soon disappear from digital store shelves. Capcom announced the news in a blog post but, curiously, didn't explain why it was being pulled.

39 Days Ago   Well, that was quick. Tyler Blevins, better known by his online handle "Ninja," has already racked up one million subscribers on Mixer. "Thank you for all the incredible support," he said on Twitter.

39 Days Ago   For the longest time, Facebook and its various technological tendrils, including WhatsApp and Instagram, have been a popular time killer at work. They're the sites and apps you flip to on your lunch break or when you can't stand looking at another Ex...

47 Days Ago   Two years in, the Nintendo Switch continues to fly off store shelves. The house of Mario sold 2.13 million Switch consoles in the three months leading up to June 30th, 2019, bringing lifetime sales to 36.87 million.

48 Days Ago   The new Lion King movie is visually spectacular. A two-hour remake that frequently defies belief. Pride Rock is, of course, a fictional place but in director Jon Favreau's film it feels eerily real.

53 Days Ago   Every student needs a good note-taking system. The human brain, after all, can only store and retain so much information. There's nothing wrong with relying solely on pen and paper (and if that's your preference, go for it!).

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