I recently spoke to Frictional Games' Thomas Grip—the creative director behind titles like Penumbra: Overture and Amnesia: The Dark Descent—about the state of the genre.
Particles are actually like waves or clouds of probabilities, and researchers have isolated those teeny-tiny probabilities using helium baths.
I talked to Jon Karlung, the chairman of the company that looks after the leak-ennabling activist organziation's data, about his fight for online freedom.
Crude, violent, and innovative, the franchise's legacy extends far beyond the early censorship struggles that resulted in the creation of the Entertainment Software Rating Board.
There's a reason cargo planes don't have windows, and pretty soon passenger jets may follow suit.
From pixelated educational games for kids to classic PC franchises, here are a few of the titles that terrified me as a kid and still make me nervous as an adult.
They're buying up every handset and selling them directly outside the Apple store.
Researchers describe a new enzyme responsible for telling HIV when to replicate. That's huge.
Women who want to increase their low libidos have to take pills designed to give men erections. Is there a better way?
MGS3 is a ridiculous parade, a silly and off-putting video game. It has interminable cutscenes and bad dialogue. I couldn't exactly tell you to play it. I just love it.
A study found that people in bad moods spent more time on the social media profiles of the despicable and destititue, proving that will get cheered up by online schadenfreude.
A new start-up named Miroculus has created a device that hopes to detect cancerous cells and various other diseases using your phone and a few drops of blood.
Vivien Lesnik Weisman's documentary is little more than a valentine to the internet trolls who gave her access.
In a completely saturated social media landscape, how is an artist supposed to create enough work to get attention? Sam Newell has one answer: Let an algorithm make the art.
Yoshitomo Imura, was arrested in May after posting a video of himself assembling his very illegal firearm to YouTube.
A Kickstarter from something called Hendo Hoverboards, is promising "the world's first REAL hoverboard" for the low, low price of $10,000.
It doesn't look as if the US government will force Apple and Google to do away with default smartphone encryption.
Towns in at least seven states hope to challenge laws restricting community-owned broadband.
Five months after a European court decision that required Google (and other search engines) to "forget" certain information about people, the mechanics of that forgetting is still a complicated muddle.
Not everyone who wants change in the gaming press is gunning for feminists—the most vocal violence is being preached by a minority group of militant anti-equality nuts. Is there an end to the hate that has plagued both sides of GamerGate?
The swinging arm wins.
After a decade of uproar over piracy platforms, from Napster to BitTorrent, why is it that YouTube and Google seem to get a free pass?
People are injecting themselves with fecal enemas in an effort to cure Crohn's disease and other medical problems, but they're on shaky ground scientifically, say doctors.
I waited five months to get my hands on a package of the famous powdered food substitute and now I can't get rid of it.