Quake Champions Closed Beta Starts April 6

Quake Champions Closed Beta Starts April 6

The Quake Champions closed beta begins on Thursday, April 6th–and there is still plenty time to sign up for it. Even if you don’t get in at the start, additional players will be added to the test as it goes on. id Software claims that Quake Champions will play at

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Microsoft Expands Its Beam Livestreaming Service

Microsoft Expands Its Beam Livestreaming Service

Microsoft has released new updates for Windows 10 and Xbox One that expand the availability of Beam, its interactive livestreaming service. This means that Xbox gameplay can now be broadcast through either the Guide or the Beam app. Beam broadcasting for Windows 10 users will launch on April 11 .

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Elon Musk Wants To Develop A Brain-Computer Interface

Elon Musk Wants To Develop A Brain-Computer Interface

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has turned his considerable attentions to developing an interface between a computer and a human brain. Called Neuralink, the budding company is aimed at creating implantable devices that will allow humans to keep up with advances in AI. Musk recently stated that, “Over

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Destiny 2 Confirmed for the Fall

Destiny 2 Confirmed for the Fall

Well, it’s official. Bungie and Activision have announced that the not-so-secret Destiny 2 will be released this fall. Following last week’s leak of a promotional poster, the confirmation was expected. But neither Bungie nor Activision confirmed the September 8 release date on the poster, which platforms the game will be

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StarCraft: Remastered Coming Soon

StarCraft: Remastered Coming Soon

Blizzard has announced the impending release of StarCraft: Remastered, a 4K updating of the 1998 real-time strategy game. The remaster also includes the expansion StarCraft: Brood War. In addition to the higher-resolution graphics and improved audio, the classic game will now include matchmaking, ladder play, social features, and cloud saves.

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AT&T and Verizon Pull Ads From Google Over Hate Speech Issues

AT&T and Verizon Pull Ads From Google Over Hate Speech Issues

Both AT&T and Verizon announced on Wednesday that they will not advertise on YouTube and Google’s display network until they can be certain that their ads will not appear alongside videos promoting hate and terrorism. They join the government of the United Kingdom, Toyota, Volkswagon, the BBC, the Guardian, the

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch 1.04 Out Now

Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch 1.04 Out Now

Mass Effect: Andromeda has a new patch to fix a number of issues in the single-player and multiplayer modes. Patch 1.04 corrects the single-player problems of players being unable to land on Ark Natanus and of the game loading to a black screen or running as a background process to other programs.

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GameStop Restocking On Nintendo Switch Today

GameStop Restocking On Nintendo Switch Today

GameStop has announced that it will once again have the Nintendo Switch in stock, starting today. Delivery being what it is, not every store will receive the restock at the same time–so March 22 is being touted as the earliest date you may find one back on the shelf. The

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Cosplay Comes To Reality TV

Cosplay Comes To Reality TV

Well, it’s happened. Cosplay has been co-opted for reality TV. Syfy’s new show, Cosplay Melee, will feature four cosplayers each week who compete to create the best-realized character. The show will be hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown and include LeeAnna Vamp on the panel of judges. Hollywood costume creator Christian

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Bernie Wrightson, Co-Creator of Swamp Thing, Has Died

Bernie Wrightson, Co-Creator of Swamp Thing, Has Died

Bernie Wrightson, noted horror illustrator and co-creator of DC’s Swamp Thing, has died from brain cancer. He was 68. Known for his elaborate pen and ink illustrations, Wrightson leaves an immediately recognizable legacy in the horror and comic fields. Inspired by meeting his idol, Frank Frazetta, at a comic book

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