Matthew Gault

Games News

With 'Jedi: Fallen Order,' EA Finally Makes a Good Star Wars Game

‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ is EA’s first good Star Wars game, and the first single player experience since it took over the license six years ago.
Matthew Gault
a day ago
Games News

Here's Your First Look at the New 'Age of Empires'

Microsoft revealed the first gameplay trailer for 'Age of Empires IV' at XO19.
Matthew Gault
4 days ago
Games News

The True, Secret History of the Creepiest Cult Game Ever Made

The Story of Kamikuishiki Village has been shared online as a game made by the Japanese Aum Shinrikyo cult. The real story is more complicated.
Matthew Gault
11.12.19
nukes

Climate Change Is Breaking Open America's Nuclear Tomb

The Marshall Islands say that plutonium is leaking into the Pacific Ocean from the concrete dome the U.S. built to dispose of nuclear waste.
Matthew Gault
11.12.19
Games News

Delivering Pizza Is the Best Part of 'Death Stranding'

The optional pizza delivery missions are a perfect distillation of ‘Death Stranding,’ and they come with a fantastic reward.
Matthew Gault
11.12.19
Tech news

One of America’s Largest Publishers Is Screwing Over Libraries

Libraries are fighting Macmillan Publishers over an ebook embargo that would make borrowing new ebooks much harder for folks.
Matthew Gault
11.1.19
microtransactions

'Nearly All' Counter-Strike Microtransactions Are Being Used for Money Laundering

"Worldwide fraud networks have recently shifted to using CS:GO keys to liquidate their gains. At this point, nearly all key purchases that end up being traded or sold on the marketplace are believed to be fraud-sourced," Valve says.
Matthew Gault
10.30.19
Games Opinion

'Modern Warfare,' The Highway of Death, and Call of Duty's Exploitation of the Past

Like the United States itself, 'Modern Warfare' can't tell its wars apart and doesn't bother trying.
Matthew Gault
10.30.19
Gaming

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
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
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
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
9.23.19
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