Apple’s future AirPods may offer noise cancellation and greater range

Apple might have larger plans in store for future AirPods beyond water resistance. Bloomberg sources claim that a higher-end version of the totally wireless earbuds could arrive "as early as" 2019 with noise cancellation and longer wireless range in…

AT&T managers encouraged unethical DirecTV Now sales pitches

There's no question that AT&T really, really likes it when customers sign up for DirecTV Now. It regularly touts the subscriber numbers, and it has lately offset troubles with the telecom's conventional TV business. However, its sales staff may h…

Valve’s Knuckles EV2 controller will let you squeeze things in VR

Valve originally introduced its vertical-grip "Knuckles" controllers for VR in 2016, and shipped working models to developers last year. Now the company sending game makers another version, the EV2, that has revamped buttons, straps and a slew of sen…

A week of speedrunning for charity starts Sunday

Summer Games Done Quick is back once again. Live from Minnesota, you can watch folks play through your favorite games as fast as they can, for charity. It starts Sunday afternoon at 12:30 PM Eastern and is scheduled to run until the wee hours next Su…

First episode of ‘Life is Strange 2’ debuts September 27th

A month ago, studio Dontnod revealed that its graphic adventure game Life Is Strange had sold 3 million copies — and a sequel was on the way. Apparently it was pretty far along when they made the announcement. The first episode of Life Is Strange 2…

Play ‘Dragon Ball FighterZ’ on the Switch September 28th

We heard at E3 that Dragon Ball FighterZ, the popular fighting game styled to look just like the anime, would be arriving on the Nintendo Switch sometime this year. Today, publisher Bandai Namco gave a release date, September 28th. But those who preo…

Bethesda lawsuit claims ‘Westworld’ game is ‘Fallout Shelter’ rip-off

Bethesda Softworks filed a lawsuit this week against Behavior Interactive and Warner Bros., alleging that the new Westworld mobile game is a "blatant rip-off" of its Fallout Shelter, Polygon reports. The company cites a number of reviews of Westworld…

‘Semblance’ is proof of Nintendo’s new indie hustle

I found Semblance on the second floor of the Fuego Lounge, squeezed into a booth beside a dance floor and a small stage. It was early afternoon, and waitstaff were restocking the long, rectangular bar in the center of the room as game developers, pre…