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Live A Live is an experimental short story collection disguised as a classic RPG

Square Enix’s Live A Live was originally released in 1994 in Japan, but a new version for the Nintendo Switch gives modern audiences a chance to...

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Netflix’s Resident Evil may cause déjà vu, confusion, and the urge to pick up a controller

Netflix’s Resident Evil series — out July 14th — pulls together different pieces of the classic video game lore to create an unwieldy chimera...

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The inside story at Meta as it moves beyond Facebook

The Verge and Recode announce Land of the Giants: the Facebook / Meta disruption, exploring Mark Zuckerberg’s social media juggernaut in a moment...

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Go read this story about the guy behind RadioShack’s insane, sex-crazed Twitter account

RadioShack’s new chief marketing officer has engineered a bunch of viral Twitter hits — and says it’s also been great for business. There are...

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Resident Evil Village is getting an expansion with more story and a third-person mode

Capcom revealed details about Winters’ Expansion, a new expansion for Resident Evil Village, at its Capcom Showcase. The expansion includes a new...

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Everything Everywhere All At Once is an immigrant horror story about tax season

A24’s Everything Everywhere All At Once is an incredible sci-fi movie starring Michelle Yeoh, but it’s also a horror story tied to that...

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Go read this report on why Jony Ive quit Apple

Jony Ive left Apple in 2019 after decades as its most important designer, but the events that led to him leaving started much earlier, with the plan...

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Here are the nine photos of a ‘Pixel Watch’ — and one wacky story

A prototype for what appears to be the Google Pixel Watch was supposedly found at a restaurant, and it matches up closely with the renders we’ve...

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Snapchat’s new tool builds Stories based on ESPN, Bloomberg, and Vogue articles

Dynamic Stories uses a newsroom’s RSS feed to create Stories posts that appear in the Discover tab. Partners include ESPN, The Washington Post, and...

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Go read this Kotaku story about difficult workplace conditions at an Xbox studio

Kotaku has published an extensive article about difficult workplace conditions at Undead Labs, a Microsoft-owned game studio known for the State of...

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Google Search’s new highly cited label helps you get to the source of a story

Google is launching a new label for results in search that have been frequently cited by other publications. More info is also being added to its...

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Go read this story about Russian cross-stitch stores getting banned from Etsy

Russian Etsy shops selling cross-stitch patterns and supplies were suspended as part of a platform-wide ban on Russian merchants. American...

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One Piece is getting an RPG with a new story from series creator Eiichiro Oda

In celebration of the One Piece manga’s 25th anniversary, Bandai Namco has announced a new open-world RPG, One Piece Odyssey, with an original...

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The Daniels see Everything Everywhere All at Once as a story about generational love

Everything Everywhere All at Once’s co-directors open up about how chaos and generational love came to define the movie’s deeper messages....

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David Mamet filed a short story about airplanes to back Texas’ terrible social media law

Playwright and filmmaker David Mamet filed an allegorical short story supporting HB 20, a currently blocked Texas social media law banning companies...

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Go read this dystopian story about patients whose bionic eyes went obsolete

Second Sight Medical Products made a bionic eye that could help restore some elements of sight in blind people. The company stopped supporting the...

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Joe Rogan releases apology video after clips of N-word use and a racist story go viral

After Spotify quietly removed around 70 episodes of Joe Rogan’s podcast, Rogan posted a video apologizing for his use of the N-word and a story he...

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Horizon Forbidden West’s new story trailer brings back Aloy’s old friends

Horizon Forbidden West, the sequel to developer Guerilla Games’ Horizon Zero Dawn, debuted a new trailer featuring Aloy’s new enemies and old...

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Go read this story about Amazon workers fighting the company’s robotic HR response to COVID

NBC News has compiled a great report about how Amazon’s systems to deal with COVID are struggling to keep up. It cites several workers, who talk...

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The real beauty of Wordle is how its emoji results tell a story

Wordle has become the must-play puzzle game of the month, but its real magic lies in its auto-generated emoji results. Each grid of colored squares...

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The story of Elizabeth Holmes now belongs to the jury

The jury started deliberations in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes. They’ll decide whether the Theranos founder misled and defrauded investors, or if...

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Snap launches Story Studio, a standalone video editing app for mobile

Story Studio is a standalone editing app offering more precise tools for vertical video. The app is for users wanting to make more professional...

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Go read this story explaining in detail the scary Teams bug that blocked a 911 call

Go read this story by Mishaal Rahman delivering a highly technical analysis of the recent report of a Google Pixel failing to make emergency calls....

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Star Trek: Resurgence is a story-driven game from former Telltale devs coming in 2022

Star Trek: Resurgence is a new story-focused game set after the events of Star Trek: The Next Generation. It’s being developed by Dramatic Labs, a...

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The Witcher season 2 gets a little too serious on its quest to answer some big questions

Season 2 of The Witcher, starring Henry Cavill, debuts on Netflix on December 17th, and it offers a much more serious take on the dark fantasy story....

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Foundation’s first season loses itself in its century-spanning story

Foundation is a big, expensive sci-fi epic on Apple TV Plus, but despite a great cast and incredible worldbuilding, it never results in a cohesive...

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Go read this story about how online orders are burning out Chipotle workers

Go read this article on MarketWatch about Chipotle workers being overwhelmed by online and offline orders with hours being cut. Some Chipotle stores...

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Facebook isn’t telling the whole story about its mental health research

Facebook says that leaked slides on its own research into the harm Instagram does to teen girls’ mental health don’t show that social media...

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