David Behrmann

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Sandbox MMO Albion Online rides out

The fantasy sandbox MMORPG Albion Online [official site] launched this week. It draws inspiration from MMOs like EVE Online and Ultima Online, with …

PC Gaming

LiquidSky lets you play your PC games on Android devices

Cloud gaming platform LiquidSky has launched its revamped Android app, enabling mobile gamers to play their PC games anytime, anywhere on their mobile devices running the Android operating system.<p>The LiquidSky 2.0 beta on Android fulfills one of the promises of cloud gaming, the company said, by …

Android Phones

50 Battlegrounds Players Band Together To Test The Game's Limits

In <i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</i>, the only thing 50 players gathered in the same small space are <i>supposed</i> to do is kill each other. But with enough …

China's New 'Forest City' Will Make You Rethink Urban Cities

When China decides to do something, the country can be incredibly agile and quick in implementation. One example is the construction of a “Forest City” that pushes the boundaries of sustainable urban planning and development, a concept the EPA should certainly take a look at.<p>The Chinese government …

Urban Planning

E3 2017: Will Fortnite Be the Game Minecraft Players Graduate To?

The long-gestating crafting game has evolved, and it’s finally about to release.<p>The end of the world is at hand in the free-to-play survival game …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Escape From Tarkov wants to be PC gaming's most hardcore FPS

Tarkov is having a bad year. Constant war has dragged the entire city into total chaos, and I’m a military contractor trying to get out of Dodge. …

PC Gaming

Camelot Unchained and Crowfall: MMOs’ best hope?

Massively multiplayer games are in a poor state. While there’s still plenty of money to be made, the current crop are having a rough time. WildStar …

Worlds Adrift made me believe in MMOs again

On one screen, a developer is demonstrating Worlds Adrift [official site], and explaining that players have hand-crafted everything I can see. The …

This survival game by ex-Blizzard devs aims to solve the genre's biggest problems

As Steam Early Access chokes up with ever more survival games, differentiating one from the next isn't easy. For the first few minutes of watching …

PC Gaming

So You Want to Read Epic Fantasy: Here’s Where to Start

In this unsettled world, the death of the ruler of the desert princedom becomes the catalyst for power games of magical treachery as rival factions – …

Books

A world without coconut water? The world’s trendiest nut is under threat of species collapse

Coconut water may be the 'it' drink, but its producers face multiple threats.<p>“Orange juice for breakfast is over,” an investor interested in creating …

A Board Game Where Everything Is Permanent

Gamers are a funny bunch. Board gamers, doubly so. We treasure our board games. We put plastic sleeves on our cards to keep our games immaculate and …

Scientists confirm genetics of schizophrenia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Creating an effective treatment for schizophrenia requires a better understanding of its biology, of the genes that cause it. Using technology to illuminate chromosomes, scientists confirmed the underlying genetics of this mental disorder. The identified genetic disruptions occur at a …

Genetics

Unhappy with No Man's Sky, some players are escaping to this space game

No Man's Sky wasn't the space exploration game I hoped it would be. Amid the supernova of negative backlash and disappointment, it's not surprising …

PC Gaming

Here’s why so many smart people don’t believe in evolution

Does seeing the word "evolution" in a headline make you nervous?<p>It makes me nervous. Climate change may be the most politically charged scientific finding of the modern era, but the charged responses to it are nothing compared to people's forceful responses to evolution.<p>Gallup reports that 64% of …

Dual Universe is a daringly ambitious mash-up of Minecraft and Eve Online

Occasionally a videogame comes along that leaves you a bit lost for words. Dual Universe is one of those games. It’s a project with such dizzying …

Dreadnought is the next big free-to-play heavy hitter

Dreadnought is a complex game, but it can be easily summed up in a brief bit of imagery. The starboard side of a 300-metre-long cruiser opens up, the …

How to get into EVE Online, gaming's most savage and rewarding MMO

EVE Online is the most difficult MMO you could ever attempt to play—and I'm not being at all hyperbolic here. It's obtuse, incredibly complex, and …

PC Gaming

Could humans have evolved from an ape-like creature through slow and gradual mutations?

Genetics: Death knell for ape-human evolution?

Mutations