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The Nepal earthquake has caused an immeasurable amount of tragedy this weekend, but some internet services are offering tools that might provide comfort if you have friends or family in the area. Facebook has rolled out its recently introduced Safety Check feature to tell you if contacts in the ar...

April 25th 2015 at 5:05pm 0 Comments
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Human Element, the first-personal survival game from Robert Bowling's studio, Robotoki, will launch in November 2015 on PC, Bowling confirmed on Twitter. He added that the Ouya-bound prequel to the game was canceled "early on" as the developer shifted its focus to the CryEngine-based PS4 and Xbox O...

March 24th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Every week, WoW Insider brings you Encrypted Text for assassination, combat and subtlety rogues. Chase Christian will be your guide to the world of shadows every Wednesday. Feel free to email me with any questions or article suggestions you'd like to see covered here. When Blizzard reintroduced...

April 16th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Call us jaded, but most USB flash drives just don't get the juices flowing like a new tablet or smartphone. Nonetheless, they've become a critical component of many a workflow, and for a device where speed is key, a USB 3.0 boost is certainly welcome. And Corsair did just that with its Flash Voyage...

September 9th 2011 at 10:05pm 0 Comments
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If there is one thing I have had to grow accustomed to over the last year or so, it's my ever-increasing independent game snobbery. While some people maintain a beer-snob lifestyle and spend their time recommending way-too-pricey ales that simply taste like dirt, I spend my time trolling around for...

June 29th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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CBS announced today that it's bringing a wide array of its TV programming to the video game world, mainly via the PC, Wii and DS. As you can see after the break, the company revealed equally insipid-sounding game versions of Survivor, Hollywood Squares, The Amazing Race, and Criminal Minds, but w...

November 4th 2009 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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What we're watching tonight: CBS (1080i) premieres Survivor in HD at 8 p.m. NBC (1080i) lines up season premieres with My Name is Earl at 8 p.m., The Office at 9 p.m. and E.R. at 10 p.m. ABC (720p) has the season premieres of Ugly Betty at 8 p.m.and Grey's Anatomy at 9 p.m. CW (...

September 25th 2008 at 3:52pm 0 Comments
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Fans of reality TV show Survivor who also read Nintendo blogs will be pleased to hear that gamers are getting some representation for the show's seventeenth season, Survivor: Gabon - Earth's Last Eden.22-year-old Ken Hoang will be one of the eighteen contestants when the series begins on September 2...

August 28th 2008 at 6:22pm 0 Comments
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You probably don't think that being really excellent at video games is a marketable skill outside of pro gaming, but Ken Hoang has found one other field it can help you get a leg up in: The lucrative "not dying on an island" industry. The pro gamer (one of the nation's top Smash Bros. players) has b...

August 28th 2008 at 8:45am 0 Comments

The release of Guitar Hero: On Tour might make homebrew games like Video Game Hero seem obsolete, but this project has two great things going for it: Unconventional music tracks like "Eye of the Tiger" and the Inspector Gadget theme (after the post break) It's free (provided you have the ha...

July 6th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments