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Broadcasting upstart Caffeine looks to challenge the Twitch crown

Start your morning with a cup of streaming hot Caffeine.<p>Gaming and eSports are quickly becoming the most important category of live broadcast. For a …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Coinbase halts ether and litecoin trading as cryptocurrency market approaches $500 billion

Cryptomania has propelled two lesser-known cryptocurrencies to record highs Tuesday, forcing one exchange to halt trading.<p>Coinbase's status page showed ethereum and litecoin were experiencing major outages.<p>Both litecoin and ether hit all-time highs Tuesday morning.<p>Ether hit $600 a token, while …

Cryptocurrency

What Should the Government Do When 'Pokemon Go' Causes Real World Damage?

If this recent case in Milwaukee is any indication, there aren't many options.<p>Video games are often in conversation with “real world” events, and last year’s <i>Pokémon Go</i> literalized that idea with augmented reality mechanics that charged players with heading out into the world and capturing beloved …

Pokémon

18 Steam Tips All PC Gamers Need to Know

Ascent: Infinite Realm – PUBG Studio's New Game Is a Steampunk MMO

Airships and dragons ahoy!<p>To say Bluehole is on a hot streak right now would be an understatement. With more than 20 million copies sold, the …

Acquainted

Game Release Dates Of 2018: Far Cry 5, Red Dead 2, Super Smash Bros.

There was no shortage of fantastic games to play in 2017. However, it seems 2018 is primed to impress with a slew of its own hotly anticipated new games, including big-budget games like Super Smash Bros., Red Dead Redemption 2, God of War, Kingdom Hearts III, Crackdown 3, and a whole lot more. To …

Red Dead Redemption

Why Far Cry 5's America Could Be The Series’ Weirdest And Scariest Setting Yet

Far Cry 5's American setting and religious cult themes have been heavily publicized since its reveal in May. Set in a fictional part of Montana, USA called Hope County, the open-world game will explore how problematic groups and charismatic leaders can make people believe whatever they want. Below, …

Sony Rewards Now Lets You Use PlayStation Trophies to Buy Games

If you’ve got an impressive amount of PlayStation trophies constantly being added to your collection, you can finally put those accomplishments to …

Tesla shareholders just approved a $2.6 billion stock option plan for Elon Musk — here's how he spends his $20 billion fortune

Elon Musk may be the world's richest rocket scientist.<p>The 46-year-old CEO of Tesla and SpaceX and cofounder of OpenAI has said he won't be happy until we've escaped Earth and colonized Mars. Luckily, he has the mind and the money to make it happen.<p>Despite a massive net worth hovering around $20.1 …

Elon Musk

Tired of Twitch? Here's how to stream on Microsoft's Mixer

Microsoft made an interesting move in August 2016 when it acquired interactive livestreaming service Beam. The purchase seemingly cemented the …

Windows 10

Star Citizen Gameplay Video Shows Crazy Planetary Tech and Visuals

During the keynote from CitizenCon, Chris Roberts’ Cloud Imperium Games showcased a new live demo of <i>Star Citizen</i>, and this time around, it’s pretty …

Explore Your Favorite Movie Worlds Through Beautiful, Hand-Painted Maps

See the geography and plots of Star Wars, Princess Bride, Lord of the Rings and more laid out from start to finish on these hand-painted maps.<p>Illustrating everything that happens in an action adventure movie like <i>Star Trek</i> on one page is like playing Tetris, according to artist Andrew DeGraff, who …

RED partners with Leia to create the Hydrogen One's holographic display

When RED, the high-end cinema camera maker, announced that it was making a new holographic smartphone, many were skeptical.<p>A holographic display on a …

Augmented Reality

Beautiful Cyberpunk City-Builder Announced By Crypt Of The NecroDancer Dev

The developer behind Crypt of the NecroDancer has just announced its next game, and it's quite a bit different than the rhythm-based dungeon crawler. Industries of Titan is a city-building simulation/strategy game, and it looks awesome.<p>The game tasks you with starting a metropolis on Titan, one of …

How Grand Theft Auto Online New DLC Destroyed The Whole Game

Recently Grand Theft Auto Online had its best “Money Making” Quarter since launch. It is phenomenal to see how GTA 5 is still out performing every …

This Communications Service For Gamers Has Already Outgrown Slack

Six days a week, a 26-year-old videogaming celebrity who goes by the name “Lirik” regales his 1.7 million followers on the streaming service Twitch as he broadcasts himself playing Destiny (a shoot-’em-up contest), Colony Survival (a city-building simulation) and other popular online titles. As he …

Startups

Evil Genius 2 Announced, 12 Years After Original

A new game in the Evil Genius franchise is in the works at Sniper Elite and Battlezone developer Rebellion. The company revealed the news today, saying, "We're thrilled to announce we are now officially working on Evil Genius 2."<p>The original Evil Genius was a PC RTS game developed by Elixir Studios …

Gaming

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds sells 4 million copies, makes a fortune

<b>Bluehole have revealed that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has sold more than four million copies – and generated $100 million in revenue – since its</b> …

How Assassin's Creed Origins Is Rethinking Open World Design

With our cover story on Assassin's Creed Origins, we've been showcasing the drastic changes being made to the series' formula. Everything from …

Assassin's Creed Origins

Microsoft vs. Sony vs. Nintendo: Who won E3 2017?

Another E3 has come to a close, which means it’s time for the internet to rashly decide who won and who lost. As meaningless as this debate might …

Gaming

E3 Was Different This Year, And It Wasn’t Just The Crowds

It’s the first day of E3. I’m walking the show floor—or more accurately, oozing across it, slug-like, followed by a trail of my own sweat. I’m …

Numb

How a single criminal hacking group held Canadian casinos and mining companies ransom

A "financially motivated" and digitally-savvy criminal hacking group has spent at least three years infiltrating computers at several unnamed …

Casinos

E3 opens doors to gaming fans in hopes of staying relevant

As the world's largest video game companies converge in Los Angeles this weekend for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3, the …

Snoop Dogg

Ubisoft announces Assassin's Creed, Beyond Good And Evil 2 and more at E3

Ubisoft's E3 press conferences are always a wild ride. This year, there's Rabbids, Nintendo and Assassin's Creed to hear about.<p>by<p>9:57 AM PDT

Assassin's Creed

E3 2017 - Fortnite is Alive And Well With New Trailers

E3 2017 – Fortnite Battens Down The Hatches For Early Access<p>/ June 10, 2017 at 6:08 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>It’s easy to forget about something like</i> …

An ‘Assassin’s Creed: Origins’ Leak Details The Rise Of The Brotherhood And Camel Riding Before E3 2017

E3 hasn’t even officially kicked off and the hype is already overwhelming gamers thanks to White House-level leaks. You can’t stop them, you can only try to contain them. First, <i>Star Wars: Battlefront 2</i> had 12 minutes of beautiful gameplay revealed, now digital assassins around the world are sharing …

Assassin's Creed

'Anthem' is BioWare's brand-new open world

The team behind <i>Mass Effect</i> has something new up its sleeves. BioWare today revealed <i>Anthem</i>, a new open-world franchise seemingly set in a futuristic, jungle-ridden universe. The teaser shows a mech of some kind and a big beastie screeching into the lush wilderness. It definitely has <i>Destiny, Star …

Mass Effect

Star Wars Battlefront 2: What We Want At E3 2017

<b>What We Know So Far</b><p>The sequel to 2015's reboot of Star Wars' multiplayer shooter series got off on the right foot with the announcement of an involving single-player, complete with a story written specifically for the game. Beyond Battlefront 2's campaign, the online mode will feature several areas …