Required gamer viewing: The history of M2’s Japanese retro-port empire

To be this good... — The story of one studio, dedicated to preserving Japan's best console, arcade games. Sam Machkovech - May 19, 2019 9:50 pm UTC You may not know Japanese game studio M2 by name, but you've probably played one of its retro-revival projects. My Life In Gaming Arguably the craziest story told…

Google reportedly ends business with Huawei, will cut it off from Play Store

Trade war brinkmanship — Trump's Huawei ban means no early access to Android Q, no Google app ecosystem. Ron Amadeo - May 19, 2019 8:40 pm UTC Enlarge / Huawei's latest flagship, the P30 Pro. Huawei President Trump issued an executive order last week banning "foreign adversaries" from doing telecommunication business in the US. The…

Jeff Bezos Builds a Moon Ship – Motley Fool

For now, it's only a model. But in five years, the Amazon CEO says, he can land it on the lunar surface. Two years ago, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos -- yeah, the guy who owns Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) -- made NASA a promise: If it wants to establish a moon base, Blue Origin would partner with the…

You can now find a ‘Game of Thrones’ counselor near you – KCCI Des Moines

The night will be dark and full of many, many terrors for "Game of Thrones" superfans, but it will be the final Sunday of terror for those fans.Alas, all good things must come to an end.After eight years, longtime viewers of the HBO drama that has become one of the most popular shows on TV…

Priyanka Chopra Jonas Interview On ‘5B’ – Deadline – Deadline

Paul Haggis and Dan Krauss’s doc 5B—playing at Cannes as a special screening—seeks to shine a light on the history of the pioneering caregivers at the San Francisco General Hospital who tackled the AIDS crisis at the height of the fear and paranoia as the virus took its greatest toll. Interspersing archival footage of Ward…

Parents rally to ‘call the shots’ with vaccines as doctor warns measles will likely hit Wisconsin – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

839 cases of measles have been confirmed in the country, the greatest number of cases since 1994 and since measles were declared eliminated in 2000. That’s spurring proposed legislation in Wisconsin to get rid of a personal conviction waiver allowing parents to exclude children attending schools from getting vaccinated. Wisconsin United for Freedom, the group that organized…

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Fortnite players are shooting an octopus in the hopes of winning $3M

Trials for the Fortnite Creative World Cup are well underway, and this week players are being challenged with a level where only the most outrageous shooting counts. It’s not enough to land the shot; you’ve got to do it with style. Such is the world of “trickshotting,” where players kill enemies after doing things like…

The unexpected challenges of remaking Fallout 2 using Fallout 4’s engine

When Fallout 2 was released in 1998, the post-apocalyptic role-playing game was widely considered a masterpiece thanks to its open-ended gameplay. Players were able to approach problems however they’d like, and the game took great care in giving fans creative options to solve missions, like talking your way out of the final boss battle. In…

Bethesda promises big updates for The Elder Scrolls: Blades

Bethesda Softworks will soon lower the costs of repairing gear and the difficulty of some enemies through upcoming updates for The Elder Scrolls: Blades, the company announced in its first monthly Town Hall post for the mobile adaptation of its fantasy role-playing series. Going forward, a major update sometime around or after E3 2019, with…

Riot Games will not allow employees to opt out of arbitration

Riot Games employees took part in a major walk out on May 6 to protest several of the company’s employment policies, including the use of forced arbitration in response to employee lawsuits. Riot has since released a statement announcing that it will not be changing its arbitration policy during litigation. “Ultimately, given the complexities of…

Trump’s disastrous trade war with China is causing panic in the tabletop game industry

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is causing a panic inside the board game industry. A list of tariffs on Chinese imports proposed by the United States trade representative would raise the cost of virtually everything needed to produce modern tabletop games. John Stacy, executive director of the Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA), says that…

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