Noah Nieder

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Lying on Facebook profiles can implant false memories, experts warn

A fifth of young people admit their online profile bears little resemblance to reality<p>Embellishing the truth to impress friends on sites like Facebook may implant false memories, psychologists have warned.<p>A fifth of young people admit their online profile bears little resemblance to reality, and …

Everything Will Be Alright in the End

Of all the rock stars to emerge in 1994, the goofily nerdy Rivers Cuomo didn’t seem like a rebel. But when two roads diverged in an alt-rock wood, he …

Music

Stop supporting Gamergate

Don't be fooled by "gamers" who want to enlist you for abuse<p>If you’re a person who cares about video games and also happens to care about other people, you should denounce "Gamergate." You might have heard that it’s a movement about ethics in video game journalism, but in practice it’s a …

The Video Game That Rewrites the 1,500-Year-Old Rules of Chess

An online reinterpretation of a venerated pastime, XYQ4 warps the board, randomizes moves, and forces experts to become learners again.<p>Chess is quite a game. <i>The</i> <i>game</i>. Chess is so old and so esteemed it’s often used as a point of legitimacy for other things. If you have a lengthy discussion about</i> …

Series based on 'Myst' video game enters development

1993’s <i>Myst</i> was a video game phenomenon. Just read this <i>EW</i> article from October, 1994—even during a time when computer games were very much a …

Hands On With Ping, The New App From Secret

The company behind anonymous sharing app Secret is back with a new app, Ping, which tries to be your new best friend.<p>The app, available for iOS and Android, is simple and mysterious, with even the App Store listing offering only “you’re going to like me” for the description. Once you launch, you …

How Nintendo Convinced The World To Buy A Weird Mario Game

Gail Tilden used to work at Nintendo. She was one of the founding editors of Nintendo Power, so knows better than most people how the company was …

Retrogaming

Happy birthday, N64! Now where's my virtual console games?

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the N64 in North America, but we've still not seen any Nintendo 64 games on Wii U yet.

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS's humongous-character glitch is also in the North American version

It turns out that enormous Yoshis are a multinational problem.<p>Super Smash Bros. for 3DS debuted earlier this month in Japan, and players there have uncovered at least one “big” bug that I tested and discovered in the North American version as well.<p>The glitch happens when players use Yoshi to …

DVDs and downloads: The Wind Rises, 300: Rise of an Empire, Fading Gigolo – and more

Studio Ghibli broke a million hearts last month with the announcement that it’s suspending production following Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement: that news lends Miyazaki’s farewell feature, <b>The Wind Rises</b> (Studiocanal, PG), an even greater sense of wistful closure on DVD. It’s a tender paean to ambition …