‘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…

Justin Roiland is a totally chill, normal guy with a new video game

Justin Roiland absentmindedly twirls the faces of the Rubik's Cube in his hands as we finish setting up the camera equipment. "I'm playing Shadows of Mordor… I just got the Oculus Go so I'm like messing around with bunch of stuff on [that]," he men…

Turns out, ‘Hitman 2’ is just as challenging as the first

Yesterday I learned that I'm no John Wick. Honestly, I'm not sure I could defend myself from a sufficiently motivated Kato at this point. I played through a mission of Hitman 2, the latest iteration of the venerated assassination sandbox franchise, a…

Boeing gave $20,000 to these ten wacky personal flyer designs

Last year, Boeing announced the GoFly Prize, a new competition that will award one winner $1 million for a successful personal flying device prototype. It has to take off and land vertically, carry a human 20 miles without the need for refueling or r…

‘Dragon Quest IX’ is the gateway JRPG new players needed

Dragon Quest XI launched in Japan almost a year ago, but it's only here at E3 this month that a western release is finally playable. Same old story right? A long-delayed Japanese game takes an age to get through localization, and appears with stilted…

‘My Hero: One’s Justice’ brings the Plus Ultra action

Dragon Ball Fighter Z is currently the reigning champ of anime-based fighting games but it's about to get some tough competition — and not just from the highly-anticipated release of Jump Force next year. My Hero Academia, one of the biggest hits in…

Amazon’s Echo Look style assistant is now available to all

Today, Amazon announced that the Echo Look is now available to all customers. Previously, the smart style assistant was available by invitation only. The Echo Look has a depth-sensing camera with built-in LED lighting that allows you to snap a pictur…

Firefox has a new side-by-side tab feature for multitaskers

Firefox is jazzing things up with a couple of new test features that should embolden multitaskers and those who like to tinker with aesthetics. Side View lets you view a pair of tabs side-by-side without needing to open a new browser window. Once you…