The Halo Wars 2 live action commercial is not what I expected

When people put Halo and live action together, I imagine more serious videos. I imagine battlefields painstakingly recreated or a dark origin short. The Halo Wars 2 live action commercial that Xbox and 343 Industries dropped this past week, though? Definitely not what I expected. It’s outstanding. Not that there’s anything wrong with those other videos I’m […]

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Portal prototype working on Microsoft HoloLens, made by fan

Is this Portal in real life? Not really, but it’s pretty dang cool. Developer and YouTuber KennyWdev posted a video this week featuring a Portal prototype working in augmented reality on Microsoft’s HoloLens. The “side project,” as he calls it in the video’s description, lets players open portals and toss in a companion cube. Here’s the idea in motion. […]

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Zelda’s creators say Hyrule is on Earth, and Link’s last name is…

D’aw, this is a wonderful interview. Handled by the folks at Game Informer, Nintendo Fellow Shigeru Miyamoto and Producer Eiji Aonuma sit down to answer 51 questions. The resulting video clip is fantastic. Link’s last name? Link. Link Link. Just like Mario Mario. Hyrule? It’s on Earth. Sure, let’s go with that. The best part of the […]

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Get lost in this wonderful collection of fantasy maps

We love fantastic maps, and recently, we recently came across an artist named Arlin Ortiz. He has been working on a project called Any Which Way: An Adventurer’s Atlas, a collection of wonderful fantasy maps. Arlin Ortiz These maps are distinctive, brightly colored works of art, featuring castles, islands, forests, and more. Ortiz told The […]

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Jupiter’s south pole looks stunning in new close-up image

NASA this week shared a new image snapped by its Juno spacecraft, giving us an incredible look at Jupiter’s tumultuous south pole. The image was taken earlier this month from an altitude of 63,400 miles above the planet’s cloud tops, NASA said. The raw image taken by Juno actually looks a lot more boring than […]

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Justice League director confirms major Cyborg secret

Other than a few rumors about the possible villain, we don’t really know too much about Justice League. But in the slow build up to the movie’s release this November, we’re getting more information, and the latest bit of news comes from director Zack Snyder. He confirmed in the latest issue of Total Film that Cyborg […]

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The HP Spectre x360 is getting a pen and an optional 4K screen

We called HP’s Spectre x360 the best Windows laptop of 2016 when we reviewed it back in December, but noted that there wasn’t a high resolution display. That’s going to change with a couple of new upgrades, according to Neowin. The 13.3 inch models are now available from Best Buy, which offers a 4k Ultra […]

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Owners of first and second generation Kindles can’t register them

If you own a first or second generation Kindle, you might want to hold off before you perform a factory reset. That’s because Amazon appears to no longer allow those devices to register with Amazon accounts, according to The eBook Reader. The eBook Reader noted that devices that are currently registered remain so, but if […]

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Trump keeps tweeting about news he sees on TV

On Friday, President Trump tweeted a quote from an article that was, for him, an odd news source: the legal news blog Lawfare. Citing the article, without any context or a link, he called this week’s court decision blocking his travel ban “disgraceful.” LAWFARE: “Remarkably, in the entire opinion, the panel did not bother even […]

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Marvel has given us our first look at Avengers: Infinity War

Cameras began rolling for Marvel’s upcoming ensemble film Avengers: Infinity War back in January. To commemorate the occasion, the company has released a production trailer featuring interviews with some of the crew and cast of the ensemble flick. The trailer gives us our first glimpse of what to expect from the film, and opens with […]

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Matte Black iPhone 7 users say their paint is easily chipping

It was bound to happen again. We’ve had antenna-gate, bend-date, and now paint-gate? It seems so. Matte Black iPhone 7 users have taken to forums complaining about issues with their new phones, mainly that the black paint has been chipping and peeling. One of the reasons Apple and many other manufacturers went through the big […]

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