Trekkies bored of their annual conventions now have a new place of pilgrimage - the offices of a gaming firm in the obscure Chinese city of Fuzhou. As these aerial shots show, the exterior of the NetDragon
To celebrate 20 years of PlayStation, Sony created 12,300 limited edition PS4 consoles and offered them to gamers all over the world. In the US, they were sold to whoever could click the buy button fast
The Internet woke up to a shock this morning. Microsoft has used its Ignite 2015 conference to declare Windows 10 will be “the last version of Windows” . The reaction has been predictably alarmist, but
A long time ago, this galaxy formed far, far away More than 13 billion light years from our tiny planet, an ancient galaxy lurks. Named EGS-zs8-1, it’s an extremely luminous cluster of stars—and it’s farthest
As the moon orbits Earth, it keeps the same face oriented toward our planet—almost. From our view, this slight variance—known as libration—looks like a wobble that slowly changes our view of the Moon.
Science & InnovationGory Details Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts? Many of the headlines so.
There was a time, not so long ago, when Star Wars was a special thing. You had the first three movies, a hilarious – if embarrassing – holiday special, a couple straight-to-video deals, and the entirety
Just, why? Never mind the fact that Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine are struggling to win a civil war--the Kremlin wants to wow the Future with a gigantic supersonic cargo plane. Named the PAK TA,
EA saddened everyone this month when they killed the part of Maxis that was still working on the SimCity franchise, adding to a long list of developers they’d purchased and executed over the years. Though
When Nvidia launched their first Shield device in 2013, I was one of its most enthusiastic supporters. Here was an ambitious $299 device with a useful split personality. Part Android gaming console, part
This spring, one of the greatest computer game designers of all time will launch a spiritual successor to Civilization: Beyond Earth. Oddly enough, it plays very much like a lavish tabletop wargame. Nearly
Safely ensconced behind flickering computer screens, military personnel are waging war in lands thousands of miles away. But is there a hidden human cost to remote-controlled combat? Just a three-hour
For decades, the root cause of our Milky Way galaxy’s “bulk flow” in the direction of the Centaurus and Hydra constellations has retained an air of mystery. Our own star’s motion through the Milky Way