Nicole Carpenter

Games News

ESPN Postpones Airing 'Apex Legends' Tournament Because of Mass Shootings

After Walmart pulled signage for violent video games, ESPN and ABC will not air a competitive tournament for Respawn Entertainment's popular battle royale shooter.
Nicole Carpenter
8.9.19
Games News

Walmart Removes Violent Video Game Signage, Still Sells Guns

The retailer is asking employees to take down signage and playable demos for violent video games, as well as hunting videos, in the wake of shootings at two of its stores.
Nicole Carpenter
8.8.19
Games News

Major Video Game Companies Commit to Disclosing Loot Box Probability

Companies such as Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft are committing to reforming practices around paid lootboxes, the Entertainment Software Association says.
Nicole Carpenter
8.7.19
Games News

Gamers Are Harassing 'Ooblets' Developer Over Epic Games Store Exclusivity

'Ooblets' developer Glumberland received 'tens of thousands' abusive messages after the announcement last week.
Nicole Carpenter
8.6.19
Games News

Ninja, Twitch's Biggest 'Fortnite' Streamer, Goes Exclusive With Microsoft's Mixer

In a short video posted to Twitter, he said he wanted to get back to his 'streaming roots.'
Nicole Carpenter
8.1.19
Games News

This 'Cities: Skylines' Calculator Is Powered by Massive Amounts of Poop

Using power lines and sewage pipes, one "Cities: Skylines" player figured out how to make a simple computer.
Nicole Carpenter
7.17.19
Games News

DeepMind's 'StarCraft II' AI Will Soon Take on Regular Players Without Telling Them

OpenAI's 'Dota 2' bots took on the public in April, and it went poorly for the humans.
Nicole Carpenter
7.10.19
Games News

Here's Nintendo's New, $200 Switch Lite

Is a Switch that doesn't switch even still a Switch?
Nicole Carpenter
7.10.19

Facebook and Twitter Suck, So Here's How to Make Your Own Social Media Network

Artist and programmer Darius Kazemi has created a guide to running small social network sites.
Nicole Carpenter
7.9.19
Games News

'Cuphead' Is Being Turned Into an Animated TV Show for Netflix

Netflix and King Features Syndicate announced 'The Cuphead Show!', which is based on the Fleischer-inspired video game.
Nicole Carpenter
7.9.19
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I Tried Xbox's Three-In-One Shampoo, Face, and Body Wash

Since my experiment, the scent has followed me around as if I lived and worked in a high school locker room.
Nicole Carpenter
7.1.19
Games News

Dr. Disrespect Has Been Unbanned From Twitch Two Weeks After Streaming From Public Bathroom

Guy Beahm is back on Twitch after violating the streaming platform's rules at E3.
Nicole Carpenter
6.26.19
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