Playdate: Giving away the farm with ‘Halo 5: Guardians’

Halo 5: Guardians launches next week on Xbox One and we're celebrating the only way we know how on Playdate — by giving stuff away and playing video games on Twitch. What's the giveaway? A special Xbox One console packing 1TB of storage, Halo 5 st…

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Wireless Xbox One controller adapter for Windows ships today

You won't have to wait much longer to use your Xbox One gamepad wirelessly with your PC. Microsoft announced today that its handy peripheral, revealed earlier this year, is now shipping to "most" retail stores around the world. If you're in the US,…

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‘Slender: The Arrival’ is ready to creep out Wii U players this month

Everyone knows the tale of Slender Man, the impossibly tall, lanky, humanoid creature with no face who wears a suit and stalks unsuspecting children in dark woods and quiet nighttime hallways. In other words, it's perfect fodder for a horror game….

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Netflix says its price hike is all about acquiring more content

Netflix has released its quarterly earnings today (PDF), and so far, the folks on Wall Street aren't responding positively. Of course, customers have already heard the big news — Epix movies and Sesame Street are gone, its first movie Beasts of No…

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Electric Jukebox: the music player for everyone else

"I'm not after the Spotify customer," says Rob Lewis, co-creator of the Electric Jukebox, "I'm after everyone else." He's devoted the last two years of his life to creating a digital music player that's designed not for smartphone-addicted tweens,…

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Wii U emulator (almost) runs ‘Mario Kart 8’ on your PC

Want a Wii U but don't want to own Nintendo's latest console? That's sort of possible now. I emphasize the "sort of" because the recently released Cemu emulator is almost entirely broken at this point. There isn't proper gamepad support, there's ab…

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Psychological thriller ‘Allison Road’ picks up a publisher

Allison Road's Kickstarter is canceled. Not because developers at Lilith Ltd can't reach their £250,000 goal or because they aren't up for the challenge after all — Allison Road will now be published by Worms studio Team17. This deal allows…

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The adorable dog in this PlayStation 4 game better not die

Sure, we already have Tokyo Jungle, Nintendogs, Valiant Hearts, Fallout and plenty of other franchises starring adorable pups, but there's always room for more. Home Free is about a dog living on the streets of various cities, searching for food, f…

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