Regular Check-Ins Help Nightdive Studios Combat Burnout

Burnout in the gaming industry is a serious problem. Major games like Cyberpunk 2077 and The Last of Us Part II have been rocked by accusations of unethical development practices, and journalists like Jason Schreier have built careers on covering the increasing severity of industry workplace abuse. But in this age of grinding employee bones […]

How a Chiropractor Can Help You Fix Postures?

A chiropractor is a trained health professional whose job is to make sure that your body is functioning as appropriately and efficiently as possible by using manual chiropractic adjustments and manipulation of the spine. Chiropractic is an alternative medicine that concerns the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, especially the spine. The majority of chiropractors […]

Help turn our Street Fighter oral history series into a book

For about a decade now, I’ve wanted to write a Street Fighter history book. Ask people who know me, and they’ll probably tell you this hasn’t been a secret. Like many ’90s kids, I’ve never quite gotten over the series. And as someone who writes about games for a living, I’ve constantly found excuses to […]

Will COVID-19 Help or Hinder Sales for Dota 2’s Battle Pass?

Community spirit, a treasure trove of content, and making instant millionaires. Since 2013, Valve Corporation has woven these aspects together to turn its one and only esports competition, The International (TI), into one of the industry’s most consistent traditions. The tournament itself has been pushed back to 2021 due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, […]

Language may help AI navigate new environments

In a new study published this week on the preprint server Arxiv.org, scientists at the University of Toronto and the Vector Institute, an independent nonprofit dedicated to advancing AI, propose BabyAI++, a platform to study whether descriptive texts help AI to generalize across dynamic environments. Both it and several baseline models will soon be available […]

Pokemon Go Getting A Very Helpful New Feature Soon

Pokemon Go developer Niantic has been making numerous adjustments to the popular AR game as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In addition to canceling a handful of events that were planned to take place this month (including this week’s Lugia Raid event), the studio has implemented a variety of tweaks to make it […]

Dodging Will Help Resident Evil 3 Feel Like An Action Game

If you’re more of a fan of the recent action-inclined Resident Evil releases, we’ve got some good news for you: the Resident Evil 3 remake features a handy little mechanic that’ll make the combat feel much more fluid. As with any long-running franchise, Capcom’s much-acclaimed scare ‘em up has been through quite a few changes […]