Why social networks want even more gaming

Even if you don’t play games, you have spent years of your life in one or more virtual worlds. Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and WeChat are lightweight versions of virtual worlds. They don’t offer terrain for avatars to explore, but they are neighborhoods within cyberspace where we store assets, develop relationships and, […]

In Fortnite’s new spy-themed season, more is more

The new season of Fortnite’s second chapter finally landed last week, shaking up a reimagined map that burst dramatically out of a black hole in the game last year. Over the weekend, we scoped out what’s changed in a game now sprinkled with secret agents, laser beams and all manner of things dipped in gold. […]

20 most controversial video games, from Grand Theft Auto to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

A list of some of the most scandalous games in history Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/games/video-games-controversial-gta-call-of-duty-manhunt-2-doom-bioshock-south-park-a9341011.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Louis Chilton

‘No Man’s Sky’ update adds living ships to its universe

No Man’s Sky has been making dramatic strides in quality and originality in recent years, and its latest revision appears to be a textbook example of that. Hello Games has released a Living Ship Update that, as the name states, asks you to grow an o… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/19/no-mans-sky-living-ship-update/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared […]

HQ Trivia will ‘live on’ after all, CEO says

The quizzes will live on — maybe.  Four days after announcing that HQ Trivia would be shutting down for good, the company’s CEO now says the trivia app will “live on,” provided the company is able to finalize an acquisition with another unnamed buyer.  “Friday was a very hard day,” HQ founder Rus Yusupov wrote […]

Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ is now a Fortnite emote

We confess to smiling at a YouTube video published from the official Fortnite channel (then shared on socials) titled ‘Watch How This Bear Made The Unlikeliest Of Friends’. The video is a rickroll: anyone clicking through will see Fortnite’s Fishstick and Polar Patroller characters (aka the fish and the polar bear) dancing to Rick Asley’s […]

Do Video Games Cause Violence? Shooting Down The Myth

Video games are back in the news for all the wrong reasons. This time around, the largest entertainment medium has earned the wrath of President Trump himself. That brings us to the million-dollar question: Do video games really cause violence, or has society found a convenient scapegoat to blame for its failings? Not only games. Films, […]

GTA 6 announcement expected 'in coming months'

Take-Two pours cold water over suggestions announcement was imminent Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/games/news/gta-6-sequel-rockstar-games-grand-theft-auto-rdr2-ps5-xbox-series-x-a9328926.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Louis Chilton