Rico Garza

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Twitter is killing off its apps for Xbox, Roku, and Android TV

Probably for the best<p>Today Twitter announced it is killing off several of its apps, including Twitter for Android TV, Twitter for Roku, and Twitter for Xbox.<p>Twitter for Xbox allowed for curated Twitter commentary to display while watching videos, and had a whopping average rating of one and a half …

Xbox One Gets 8 New Original Xbox Backwards Compatible Games

It's been a long wait, but the second round of original Xbox backwards compatible games have finally arrived on Xbox One. Eight more classic Xbox titles are now playable on Microsoft's current-gen console, with another batch set to follow next week.<p>This week sees the arrival of some of the original …

Man Arrested For Instagram Post of AR-15 Captioned 'Thinking About Finally Going Back to School'

Police in Texarkana, Texas arrested 24-year-old Ricky Jared Rankin for allegedly posting a photo of an AR-15—that model of semi-automatic rifle that …

Social Media

The World Health Organization labels gaming disorder as a mental condition

In what can be described as a sign of the times, the World Health Organization recognized a new kind of mental health condition. It’s a familiar …

Mental Health

17 Board Games Every Adult Needs In Their Life

Nerdy is cool now.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

ToeJam & Earl is coming to Nintendo Switch

Hands-on with the latest build at PAX East<p><i>Toejam & Earl: Back in the Groove</i>, the long-awaited fourth installment in a series more than 25 years old, is coming to Nintendo Switch when it launches this year. We got our hands on it (although not the Switch version) at PAX East in Boston, and starting …

Three men arrested in Sweden after Facebook Live 'gang-rape'

Several viewers of live broadcast of alleged attack on young woman in Uppsala reported incident to police<p>Three men have been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of raping a woman in an assault that was broadcast live on Facebook, police have said.<p>The apparent gang-rape on Sunday took place in Uppsala, …

Done With Tinder? Try 'Sindr,' the Vatican's New Confession Finder App

For those Catholics itching to be absolved, a Scottish Archbishop may have just revolutionized the search for a confessional — with a new smartphone …

Christianity

8 Major Mistakes People Make When Cooking Lobster

It turns out, there's more than one way to experience an epic seafood fail.<p>To most out-of-state visitors, dining in coastal Maine has become synonymous with one thing ― lobster.<p>With that in mind, it’s no surprise that being designated as Maine’s “Lobster Chef of the Year” is a highly respected …

Microsoft Apologizes for Play Anywhere ‘Confusion’

Microsoft releases a new statement to apologize to the community and explain what happened following a retraction made to the company’s upcoming Xbox …

Board game Kickstarters have raised 6 times more money than video games this year

Category is on track for a record year<p>While the numbers are sharply down for video games on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, board game projects are hitting an all time high both for dollars raised and sheer volume of successful projects.<p>U.K.-based ICO Partners released a summary of Kickstarter …

All Microsoft-Published Games Will Now Be Xbox Play Anywhere

One price, two copies.<p>Microsoft has revealed that all games it publishes will now be part of the Xbox Play Anywhere program.<p>On the Windows blog …

Xbox One Backward Compatibility: New Xbox 360 games drives Microsoft past 200 games mark

It has a total number of votes of 78,099, still putting it way behind first-placed Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, which has a staggering 176,592.<p>It …

Sony to pay millions to settle spurned gamers' PS3 lawsuit

Sony has agreed to pay millions of dollars to settle a long-running class-action lawsuit over the removal of support for the Linux operating system in its PlayStation 3 console.<p>The lawsuit stemmed from Sony's decision in 2010 to eliminate the "Other OS" option available in all pre-Slim models of …

Northern California

Microsoft brings SharePoint to iOS

Microsoft announced this morning the launch of a new mobile app for SharePoint customers aimed at bringing a company’s SharePoint-powered intranet portal and its content to users’ smartphones and tablets. The app is initially available on iOS – meaning it will work on iPhone and iPad – but it will …

Facebook activates Safety Check after Orlando massacre

Facebook activated its Safety Check tool to help people near the site of a deadly shooting early Sunday in Orlando, Florida let friends and loved ones know they are safe, the first time it has done so in the US.<p>The tool was activated after a man with an assault-style weapon killed at least 50 …

Terrorism

E3 2016: First Screens and More Details for Telltale's New Batman Game Revealed

Telltale Games is pushing out some news before E3 2016 begins. The developer today revealed the first images from its upcoming Batman series and also shared more details about it.<p>As you can see in the images, the game has been made to appear like a "living, breathing comic book." Check out the full …

Total War: Warhammer is the fastest-selling Total War

'Total War meets Warhammer' might be the most successful intermingling since I introduced whiskey to my cheerios, and if my mum's reading this, that …

DC Comics finally has a newer and better logo in time for Rebirth

Bear with me here, because this may sound like non-news, but to me it’s actually something. When it comes to comic books, you can’t deny that the …

This special edition Xbox One was customized by Iron Man

Microsoft has released custom, limited edition Xbox One consoles to celebrate the releases of games like <i>Forza 6</i> and <i>Halo 5</i>, but now they’ve let the …

Iron Man

Tom Clancy's The Division PS4 review: Redefining an open-world

The Division is a fantastic single-player game, a wonderful co-op game and fascinating competitive multiplayer game. This game gives you so many ways …

You can now hail a Lyft ride with Facebook Messenger

But it could become a big deal for customers too. Soon enough, this kind of app integration will allow users to do things like reserve tables at restaurants, find directions through Google Maps, order drinks from Starbucks, and so on, all within apps like Facebook Messenger.<p>Alternatively, some apps …

A battle for the future of the App Store is brewing

Developers embraced the store because it meant that Apple took care of a lot of the most banal and difficult parts of the software business — including payments, piracy prevention, and software updates.<p>Plus, it gave inroads directly to Apple's iPhone customers, which even then was a lucrative and …

Everyone who owns a drone will now have to register with the FAA

<i>This story was updated at 1 p.m. ET.</i><p>The Federal Aviation Administration announced an unprecedented requirement on Monday that will require millions …

Facebook now lets you add music clips of your favorite bands

Videos, pictures and news — Facebook is big in all three. Now, it's testing the waters in music.<p>Facebook has introduced Music Stories, a new …

Superheroes get schooled, go on dates, and uncover mysteries in Marvel Avengers Academy

While Marvel has dominated the global box office for the last few years, the company is also starting to find super success with a plethora of mobile apps. And soon, an uncanny superhero game will join that roster.<p>Developer TinyCo is working with the comic book company to produce Marvel Avengers …

EVE Online's new minigame puts players to work, for science

EVE Online is probably best known as the hardcore space sim where huge quantities of <i>real money</i> (say, about $1,500) can be lost at the drop of a hat. It's a pretty unique accolade, but developer CCP is working on a better one -- if everything goes as planned, EVE Online will soon be known as the …

T-Mobile may let you stream Netflix and HBO without using up your data plan

You'd expect T-Mobile's 10th Uncarrier announcement to be a huge one, and according to @evleaks, that's exactly what we're in for. The reliable leakster claims that the next big perk for T-Mobile customers will allow them to stream video from apps like Netflix and HBO without having it count …

Mighty No. 9 Release Date Announced

Originally slated to launch in 2015 before being pushed to 2016, Mega Man and Dead Rising designer Keiji Inafune's platformer Mighty No. 9 now has an official release date. Publisher Deep Silver and developer Comcept announced on Friday that the game will launch in the Americas on February 9, 2016 …