Atari 2600 Dragster Record Thrown Out for Cheating after 35 Years

Atari 2600 Dragster Record Thrown Out for Cheating after 35 Years

Todd Rogers’s 35 year old speedrunning record for the Atari 2600 game Dragster has been revoked because of cheating. Rogers’s achievement was widely recognized over the years, first by Activision in 1982, then by Twin Galaxies in 2001. Even the Guiness Book of World Records added it in 2017 as

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Paragon Is Going Away

Paragon Is Going Away

It’s official. Epic’s Paragon will be shut down on April 26, 2018 to free up developer support for Fortnite. Despite going free-to-play in 2017, Paragon never acquired the player base it needed to be viable. In a statement, Epic Games explains that “After careful consideration, and many difficult internal debates,

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked for 500 Million NEM Tokens

Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked for 500 Million NEM Tokens

Turns out that cryptocurrency can be stolen, just like regular cash. Coincheck, one of Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, reported that a security breach has meant the loss of almost $400 million of the NEM cryptocurrency. Coincheck has suspended most trading of the tokens after 500 million of them were sent

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Shark Fossil Clears the Waters on Common Ancestor

Shark Fossil Clears the Waters on Common Ancestor

Shark evolution is complicated, with many divergent branches and convergent features. However, a fossil discovered in Germany in 2001 is shedding a little more light on how it all played out. Paleontologists studying the creature called Gladbachus adentatus—which lived roughly 385 million years ago and represents a transitional species between

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Silent Hills Fan-Made P.T. Ready to Go

Silent Hills Fan-Made P.T. Ready to Go

The Silent Hills playable teaser is back as a fan-made remake. The original playable teaser was available for download on PlayStation 4 from August 2014 through April 2015, ahead of the anticipated next installment in the Silent Hill series. It was pulled when the project was cancelled in the wake of

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Xbox Is Upping Its Game Pass

Xbox Is Upping Its Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass launched in June 2017 as a monthly subscription service, and by September was available in 40 countries. Now, Xbox Game Pass is expanding its library to include all new Microsoft Studios’ Xbox One exclusive games on the same day as a game’s global release. No more waiting.

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Overwatch League Suspends Player for Being a Total Jerk

Overwatch League Suspends Player for Being a Total Jerk

ICYMI, Felix Lengyel (aka xQc) of the Dallas Fuel threw a homophobic slur at an opposing player following Thursday’s match against the Houston Outlaws–a match Lengyel wasn’t even playing in. In response to his outburst, Lengyel was handed a four-game suspension and a $2000 fine by Overwatch League, and an additional

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Last Jedi “Fan Edit” Perfect for He-Man Woman-Haters Club

Last Jedi “Fan Edit” Perfect for He-Man Woman-Haters Club

As further proof that the Women’s March is necessary, a particularly threatened man recently took it upon himself to produce a Star Wars movie without any dreaded SWJs or icky girls. No, not Sausage Party, but something with the ambitious title The Last Jedi: De-Feminized Fanedit. Granted, The Last Jedi

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3D Printed Dino Skulls for Everyone!

3D Printed Dino Skulls for Everyone!

A team of South African researchers has used CT scans to recreate a dinosaur’s skull in minute detail, and in the process made it possible for anyone to make 3D prints of it. Under the scan, the 200 million year old Massospondylus fossil revealed not only every cranial bone, but

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John Wick Series “The Continental” Coming to Starz

John Wick Series “The Continental” Coming to Starz

ICYMI, Starz is moving forward with a John Wick television series to be called The Continental. The show will not be about John Wick himself, but instead revolve around the goings-on at the titular hotel and its clientele of high-functioning assassins. Keanu Reeves will be one of the producers of

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