An American gamer is the Dance Dance Revolution world champ

For the first time ever, North American competitors were allowed into the Dance Dance Revolution world championship competition this weekend. And as soon as that happened, of course, an American took home top honors. Chris Chike, known in the rhythm gaming world as iamchris4life, is a long-time rhythm gamer with a number of accolades to his […]

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Lucid Motors takes aim at Tesla with gorgeous prototype

Many self-proclaimed Tesla killers have come and gone, and most have done nothing to topple the EV giant. The companies will often burst onto the scene with a sleek, futuristic concept, but never do much after that, slowly fading into oblivion. Lucid Motors is aiming to change that with its Lucid Air prototype, which the automaker […]

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Activision studios including Infinity Ward hit with layoffs

Layoffs happen in video games all the time. It’s common, but it always sucks. The latest in the long list is Activision which, according to Kotaku, has laid off 5% of its workforce. Some of those are members of Activision’s corporate offices, but game studios were included in that as well. Infinity Ward, the developer behind 2016’s Call […]

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LG G6 to offer feature audiophiles will love

If you prioritize sound quality over all other features, you may want to pay attention to LG’s G6. The Korean company this week confirmed its upcoming device will come with a 32-bit quad DAC system, which is upgraded over the version included in the LG V20 (and LG V10). The new system promises improved sound quality […]

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EA takes $3,000 from Madden champ for inappropriate tweets

When you’re just another player on the field, you can shoot your mouth off without too many people taking notice. But when you’re the champ, all eyes are on you. Madden NFL 17‘s U.S. champ Chris “Dubby” McFarland found this out last week after his tweets cost him $3,000 of his $75,000 prize. Madden NFL developer and […]

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Splatoon 2 will have LAN support, spectator mode

Nintendo’s really trying to position Splatoon 2 as a potential esports contender on the Nintendo Switch. The company confirmed through a press release this weekend that Splatoon 2 will offer two esport standards: LAN play and a spectator mode. For LAN play, up to 10 consoles can connect through wired local area network, offline, in order to […]

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Wolfenstein dev’s next game is 🍌🍌🍌, says Bethesda boss

It’s been a while since we heard a peep out of ZeniMax studio MachineGames, the developer behind Wolfentein: The New Order and Wolfenstein: The Old Blood. A couple years, in fact. Long enough to, I don’t know, develop a new game. And indeed, the team is a good ways into the creation of a new game, according to Bethesda […]

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NES Classic ceasing production in Nordic market, reportedly

File this one under the “Makes No Sense” section of your crazy news cabinet if you like. Word is out by way of multiple Nordic retail sources that the NES Classic is reaching the end of its life. Now, before we go running to jump from our nearest bridge, it’s possible that these reports are false […]

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Splatoon 2 will have a beta for Nintendo Switch in March

If you think back to the original Splatoon, you might remember the Global Testfire event. There was at least a pair of them before the game launched, if my memory serves me correctly. It was essentially a beta with a limited window for session length. That’s back for Splatoon 2, and Nintendo’s announced that it […]

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