Kol Tregaskes

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NPC abuse

Wow. If there's one thing which finally reveals that Eurogamer staff are actually Very Bad People, it might be this week's EG Q&A topic. I sat down …

Elise

It’s time to embrace video games as an Olympic sport

WHAT is a sport? That tricky question is back. As the 2018 Asian Games start in Indonesia, for the first time, the competition will include video …

International Olympic Committee

Oldest galaxies in the universe discovered right on our doorstep

Meet the Milky Way’s elderly neighbours. It turns out that the faint galaxies orbiting our own are among the oldest in our universe – a discovery …

Universe

F1 2018 review - marginal gains make for Codemasters' best F1 game to date

Strip a modern F1 car of all of its sponsorship decals, goes the well-worn saying I've been guilty of bandying around myself, and you'd be hard …

Google staff rally against censored Chinese search engine

Google is set to develop a censored search engine for China, and its employees are none too happy about it<p>Google has long been a hub for curious …

Meet the ‘climate kids’ suing the US government over global warming

HIGH-SCHOOL student Aji Piper goes snowboarding in the mountains behind Seattle – but for how much longer, he wonders. Miko Vergun fears her native …

EPA

How to use Spotify for your alarm on Google Clock

Trying to silence your phone while stock alarm tunes blare at max volume isn't the most ideal way to wake up each morning, but for a lot of us, …

Android News

Sony Cut Several Disturbing Scenes From ‘Slender Man’ Before Release

The delayed <b>Slender Man</b> movie finally hit theaters last week, and was met with mostly silence. The film wasn’t screened for critics, and didn’t scare …

Horror

A graphene breakthrough hints at the future of battery power

Catch the 1E bus from central Belgrade, Serbia, and you’ll be riding the future.<p>The five Chariot e-buses that operate on this route are some of the …

Graphene

Companies waved the Pride flag but gaming is still far from queer inclusive

This year's Pride month had a greater presence in gaming than any before it. Several companies adopted pride colours over their well known logos, …

LGBTQI

Steemit announces release date for Smart Media Tokens

Steemit, the largest blockchain-based social network announced today the release dates for Smart Media Tokens (SMTs), a token-launching protocol …

Blockchain

Satoshi Currency: Getting to Grips with Bitcoin Fractions

Despite what you may believe, you don’t need to be rich to own Bitcoin. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin function just like the government-backed paper …

Google tracks your location even if you switch off location tracking

Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to, an investigation has found.<p>The Associated Press reported that many Google …

5 Signs You’re Progressing in Photography

Recognizing personal progression and improvement is a wildly beneficial yet often overlooked exercise for our confidence. It’s human nature to want …

Landscape Photography

‘Castle Rock’ Season 2 Confirmed by Hulu

Hulu wants to stay in the <b>Stephen King</b> business, so they’ve given the go-ahead to <b>Castle Rock</b> season 2. So get ready to spend even more time in King’s …

Stephen King

YouTube Pulls Jump Scare Ads for The Nun After Revolted Users Revolt

Advertising for <i>The Nun</i>, an upcoming horror film centered around the inexplicable suicide of a nun in 1950s Romania, is predictably terrorizing. But a …

Horror

Nvidia unveils new Turing architecture and teases 'RTX 2080'

Nvidia has finally unveiled its new GPU architecture - codenamed Turing - with three products designed primarily for the professional market, while …

Computer Hardware

Valve's forgotten game: Team Fortress 2's shocking toxicity problem

Despite being released over 10 years ago, Team Fortress 2 still boasts one of the biggest player bases on Steam. Today, the number of players peaked …

Internet

$50 Million Is How Much Google Is Missing Out On With Fortnite Skipping Google Play

The immensely popular battle royale game Fortnite is finally out on Android, but its release on the platform is anything from traditional. Developer Epic Games decided to bypass the official Google Play store and instead offer the game exclusively through its website.<p>According to a report from …

Google Play

Internet router ‘hack’ scam targets UK homes

<b>With broadband now a utility, much like electricity or gas, the humble internet router has become a new target for the scammers.</b><p>Which? members have …

Identity Theft

Bethesda defends its legal threat against a man who tried to resell a "new", sealed copy of The Evil Within 2 on Amazon Marketplace

Overnight Polygon posted a report about Bethesda threatening an individual with legal action for selling a sealed copy of The Evil Within 2 on Amazon …

Selling

The cool science of Nasa's hot mission to send a probe to the Sun

In the darkness before dawn on Sunday morning, a Delta Heavy rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. On board was the Parker Solar Probe, a …

Astronomy

Discord takes on Steam with its own game store

Move over Steam - there's a new digital game store in town, and it's springing from the well-known voice and text chat programme for gamers: …

Gaming

Perseids meteor shower 2018: How, when and where to watch this celestial showstopper

The Perseids meteor shower is coming this weekend – don’t miss out on the cosmic action<p>The Perseids meteor shower – one of the best cosmic spectacles …

Perseids

Disney May Cancel Many Non-Family Friendly Projects After Fox Merger

If you think the Disney Fox deal — which has overcome obstacles like competing bidders and the federal government — has felt like it’s been in limbo …

Employment

Is There a Bitcoin Conspiracy? The Top 7 Theories

Is there a Bitcoin conspiracy? According to some Bitcoiners, powerful forces are controlling the development of BTC on a global scale. The …

Bitcoin

How Siacoin (SC) Is Gearing Towards the Future

The competition to develop a better, decentralized cloud storage solution powered by blockchain technology is fierce. In this article, we highlight …

Bitcoin

Crypto Coin vs. Token: Understanding the Difference

There are many terminologies for cryptocurrencies. Newer investors may find it difficult to distinguish between various categories. In this article, …

Cryptocurrency

California’s worst wildfire in history is now the size of Los Angeles

Firefighters have struggled against rugged terrain, high winds and an August heat wave to slow the spread of the biggest wildfire ever recorded in …

Los Angeles

Inside the rehab clinics treating gaming addiction disorder

Since the World Health Organisation classified gaming addiction as a mental health disorder in January 2018, it's been at the heart of an ongoing …

Mental Health