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We've discussed the reasons for having a 3D printer handy at length, and now MakerBot is looking to help decorate for your next evening soirée. The company teamed up with Martha Stewart Living to create designs for the Trellis Collection of coasters, napkin rings and holders for both LED vo...

November 17th 2014 at 1:19pm 0 Comments
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Jackbox Games launched its party game, Fibbage, on Xbox One this week. The You Don't Know Jack developer launched the "humor-laden trivia party game" that emphasizes bluffing by its players on Amazon Fire TV in April. Up to eight players attempt to fool one another by using their mobile devices as...

August 22nd 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Part of the allure of Secret's app is supposed to be the anonymity; you can confess your innermost thoughts without facing any accusing fingers. However, people are now using Secret as a launching pad for parties where the very point is to confide in others you can see across the table. As Recode...

August 20th 2014 at 6:47pm 0 Comments
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While the Amazon Fire TV is "absolutely not a game console," developers such as Telltale Games and now Jackbox Games are already supporting the media-streaming device. The Chicago-based developer launched both You Don't Know Jack Party and a new trivia party game Fibbage for free on the Fire TV tod...

April 2nd 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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SOE announced today that EverQuest Next Landmark will be transitioning out of alpha next week and into closed beta on Wednesday, March 26th. During the transition, all progress on the alpha servers will be wiped except for saved templates, character names, and Founder's Pack purchases. Landmark al...

March 20th 2014 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft is hosting a launch party for Titanfall at SXSW in Austin, Texas, from 9PM CT on March 10 to 2AM CT on March 11, the moment that shall forever on be known as The Day The Titans Fell. Festivities will be held at Microsoft Studio on Congress Avenue and it's all first come, first served. De...

February 28th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Don't stress too much about what server you initially pick for WildStar, since the game will feature several cross-realm options to keep the larger community in touch with each other. Carbine Studios revealed a few details as to how this will work in this week's WildStar Wednesday. In the post, th...

October 9th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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This handy tip first made the rounds in May of 2012, but it's worth reviving for a holiday weekend filled with barbecues, beer -- and probably a few missing bottle openers. According to Twitter's @EvaGiselle (and technique confirmed/photo thanks to TechHive's Susie Ochs), you can indeed pop the top...

September 1st 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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It seems that more and more studios at PAX are electing to avoid the convention hall altogether and go for off-site venues, especially when it comes to parties and fan events (I was told that even a small booth on the exhibit floor can cost a company $100,000). So while Guild Wars 2 was notably abs...

September 1st 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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WildStar's dance card is quite full this month, as Carbine is heading to both Gamescom and PAX Prime for promotions, hobnobbing, and public demos. First up is Gamescom, where the devs will be present at the NCsoft booth (Hall 8, Booth #B030), showing off the Chua and Mordesh races and a couple of...

August 14th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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You're going to be exploring at least three dungeons in Final Fantasy XIV no matter what, possibly more. Progression in the main story requires a trip through Sastasha Seagrot, the Tam-Tara Deepcroft, and Copperbell Mines. While I've talked a great deal about the ethics of including this grouping e...

July 27th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments