TikTok Getting In-App Games In The Future, Testing Already Live

photo: SOPA Images / LightRocket (Getty Images) TikTok has already taken over the world. Millions of people (myself included…) spend far too many hours on the popular video-sharing app, watching thousands of bite-sized, often very funny clips created by other users. And now, seemingly in an effort to suck away the few remaining hours of … Read more

NBC Reportedly Offered to Merge With EA

NBCUniversal reportedly almost merged with Electronic Arts, Brian Roberts apparently proposed a proposal to combine the entertainment media company with the gaming giant. According to Puck, both NBCUniversal and EA’s lawyers and bankers negotiated for weeks about how a potential merger would take place. The general proposal reportedly had the Roberts family take control of … Read more

Evo Bans Controversial Street Fighter Champion Infiltration

screenshot: Evo South Korean fighting game player Seon-woo “Infiltration” Lee revealed last night that he’s been barred from attending several major community events, including this year’s Evolution Championship Series (Evo). While the news came as a shock, many of those familiar with the highly accomplished competitor’s controversial past consider it a long time coming. Evo … Read more

Siphon Filter On New PS Plus Service Will Have Trophies

Image: Sony / Bend Studio / Kotaku Starting next month, Sony is launching its kinda confusing tier-based PlayStation Plus service. For those who pay for the top tier, PS Plus Premium, you’ll get access to some older PS1 games. And, at least in the case of Siphon Filter, you’ll now be able to earn trophies … Read more

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon “8+ Gen 1” salvage operation moves the chip to TSMC

Qualcomm Qualcomm’s mid-cycle “plus” chip refresh—the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1—has been announced. As usual, Qualcomm is promising some modest improvements over the existing 8 Gen 1 chip. The company said the chip will provide “10 percent faster CPU performance,” thanks to a 200 MHz peak CPU boost (up to 3.2 GHz now) and a 10 … Read more

Random: The Perfect Pokémon Graphics Don’t Exi… Oh

Image: The Pokemon Company pokemon games have had their fair share of criticism over the years, often specifically targeting their visuals. It seems like such criticism has only increased in time, too, with the likes of Pokémon Legends: Arceus, Pokémon Sword & Shield, and even the recently announced Pokémon Scarlet & Violet all receiving significant … Read more