WarioWare: Get It Together review — Refreshing and sometimes frustrating

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  WarioWare: Mega Microgames for the Game Boy Advance is one of those formative games for me. It showed me that the medium doesn’t always have to fit into neat, pre-determined genres. It helped that the game (with its rapid-fire 5-second action […]

IT teams face employee resistance to security controls

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Ninety-one percent of IT leaders feel pressured to compromise security for business continuity, according to a new report from HP Wolf Security. Moreover, almost half (48%) of younger office workers surveyed view security tools as a hindrance, leading to nearly […]

Get Away From It All With Lake

I spent the last week leaving my job working in technology and traveling back to my lakeside hometown to deliver mail. It was every bit as uneventful as you might expect. Lake is a strange game. Built as a story-driven experience, it nonetheless firmly refuses to tell much of a story. It’s an open world […]

53% find it difficult to prevent an insider attack during data aggregation

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Recent data from the Ponemon Institute and DTEX found that 53% of companies find it impossible or very difficult to prevent an insider attack when data is being aggregated, a key indicator of intent of an attack. Above: A breakdown […]

See NHL 22’s visual leap in its first gameplay trailer

NHL 22 will mark the franchise’s debut on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, and you can see this year’s graphical upgrade in action in its first gameplay trailer, released Thursday by publisher Electronic Arts. Many of the visual improvements in NHL 22 will come courtesy of developer EA Vancouver’s switch to EA’s Frostbite engine, […]

WarioWare: Get It Together Preview – Microgame Marathons Return

The news that WarioWare was returning and making its debut on the Nintendo Switch was met with enthusiasm from fans of the series’ zany pedigree of “microgames.” The franchise’s long-running gimmick of throwing marathons of these simple games that take less than a few seconds to complete has resonated with players since its Game Boy […]

15 top-paying IT certifications for 2021

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Global Knowledge today released its 15 Top-Paying IT Certifications for 2021 survey, which is based on its 2021 IT Skills & Salary report. Google’s Certified Professional Data Engineer certificate is the highest-paying in the U.S. today, with an average salary […]

It took me two years and 300 hours to beat Sekiro

I don’t consider myself a gamer — I’m just someone who quite likes playing video games. Apart from a Game Boy in the 1990s, the first console I owned was a Nintendo Switch that I bought in early 2018 to play The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. I finally got around to buying […]

Small game publishers imply it’s difficult to succeed on PlayStation

Where does your enterprise stand on the AI adoption curve? Take our AI survey to find out. Some indie developers are implying they have difficulties selling games on PlayStation consoles. That conversation started today in part because of social media posts from indie studios who allege that Sony’s services and backend tools (or lack thereof) […]

Dear enterprise IT: Cybercriminals use AI too

Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. In a 2017 Deloitte survey, only 42% of respondents considered their institutions to be extremely or very effective at managing cybersecurity risk. The pandemic has certainly done nothing to alleviate these concerns. Despite increased IT security investments companies made in 2020 to deal with distributed IT […]