Matthew Gault

Games News

‘The Internal Silence Is Deafening,’ Blizzard Employee Says About China Controversy

Blizzard employees are reeling after a week of controversy and protests.
Matthew Gault
12 hours ago
Games News

The PlayStation 5 Will Launch in Time for the 2020 Holidays

Sony’s next console will be ready by next Christmas.
Matthew Gault
10.9.19
Games News

Blizzard's Hong Kong Screw-Up Is Officially an International Incident

The company's communities are in chaos and US senators are taking notice, following the suspension of a pro 'Hearthstone' player who declared support for Hong Kong's protest movement.
Matthew Gault
10.9.19
Internet

People Are Typing on Their Smartphones Almost as Fast as on Keyboards Now

A new study from the University of Cambridge reveals that the typing gap between mobile and desktop computers is narrowing, and the youth have the advantage.
Matthew Gault
10.3.19
Games News

'Brutal Minecraft' Lets You Rip and Tear Through 'Minecraft' Like It's 'Doom'

The 'Doom II' mod adds a shotgun and too much blood to every child's favorite game.
Matthew Gault
10.3.19
tech-science

Scientists Want You to Play a Video Game to Help Them Understand Nuclear War

'SIGNAL' is an interesting, if flawed, multiplayer game that tries to simulate decision-making in the high stakes scenario of nuclear war for research purposes.
Matthew Gault
10.1.19
Games News

Sony Drops First Look at 'Last of Us II' With Violent Gameplay Trailer

Sony revealed a February release date and first gameplay footage for the ‘Last of Us’ sequel during today’s State of Play.
Matthew Gault
9.24.19
Drugs

If You’ve Met Aliens While on DMT, These Scientists Would Like to Hear From You

Some people on DMT say they meet aliens, demons, and even elves. It’s a common enough experience that Johns Hopkins wants to know more.
Matthew Gault
9.22.19
WeWork

It Was My Umbrella That Locked Us Out of the WeWork

I left work Friday without my umbrella. On Monday morning, it had locked me out of the office. By Tuesday, my umbrella was a meme.
Mike Ponticelli
9.19.19
tech

Someone Uploaded What Look to Be Apple’s Internal iPhone Repair Videos

What appear to be 11 Apple videos describe repair procedures, show special tools, and reference specific material.
Matthew Gault
9.19.19
Tech news

An Explosion Rocked a Russian Pathogen Lab That Stores Ebola, Smallpox

The incident highlights the risks of researching and storing lethal pathogens.
Matthew Gault
9.17.19
nukes

Even 'Limited' Nuclear War Could Cause 90 Million Casualties in a Few Hours

Princeton University researchers use the Pentagon’s own plans to debunk the idea that nuclear war could ever be small and tactical.
Matthew Gault
9.16.19
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