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Netflix unveils stunning first teaser for ‘The Witcher’ at Comic-Con

At San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, Henry Cavill gave fans a chance to finally see Netflix’s take on Andrzej Sapkowski’s much-beloved fantasy series — and it did not disappoint.  The beloved story of monster hunter Geralt of Rivia (Cavill) has been told many times over, with a feature-length film, a short-running TV series, numerous graphic novels, and a video game franchise. While many have done the story justice, Witcher fans are eager to see it tackled again, especially by a content producer as highly praised as Netflix.  Little is known…

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Elon Musk Posts Hilarious Tweet About ‘Buying And Deleting Fortnite’

Getty Uh oh, Elon Musk deleted Fortnite – according to a good joke made by Elon Musk. The billionaire tech mogul screen-grabbed a headline from a satirical ‘news’ story website which joked he had bought and deleted Fortnite, the Epic Games Battle Royale online phenomenon. For anyone who doesn’t get the joke, this might clear up a few things: Elon Musk shared the fake headline with his 23 million Twitter followers, many of whom presumably consider themselves part of the tech and gaming communities. Underneath the lead, the caption fake-quoted…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey falls far short of its own wondrous sandbox

It’s hard to imagine a better demonstration of the state of AAA gaming today than Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, a game where the whole of the wine-dark Classical Aegean is available for you to ply with your oars — but which operates according to a risible, cartoonish video game logic that seems, if possible even more anachronistic. Should you play it? Absolutely. (Very minor spoilers ahead.) In case you haven’t been following the Assassin’s Creed… well, odyssey, the last few years, the game took some time off following the lavishly produced…

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Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime on Wii U ‘stumbles’ and balancing nostalgia with reinvention

Nintendo is nearing its 130th birthday, and the company is once again in the midst of major changes as it embraces mobile platforms and online services. But Nintendo of America’s president Reggie Fils-Aime says that should come as no surprise: “We reinvent ourselves every five or 10 years. We have to. It’s in our DNA.” In an interview at the GeekWire Summit in Seattle, Fils-Aime talked, in his immaculately Nintendo-promotional manner, about the company’s ups and downs over the last decade and what it took to get the Switch out…

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How to livestream today with Oculus Connect

Virtual reality is largely an expensive hobby for Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg today, but the company hopes that within the decade, it can build out an entire VR empire for the social media giant to conquer. Later this morning, we’ll get a taste of the future of VR from Facebook at the Oculus Connect 5 keynote. We’ll see the company’s latest hardware efforts, the future of gaming on the platforms and perhaps a taste of what they have planned for the next couple years of their product lineup.…

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Patrick Stewart confirms he’ll return as Captain Picard

Patrick Stewart confirmed Saturday that he will return to CBS as Captain Jean-Luc Picard. In a note on Twitter, Stewart wrote he was looking forward to rebooting his most famous TV role, saying, “I feel I’m ready to return to him … to research and experience what comforting and reforming light he might shine on these often very dark times.” In June, it was reported that CBS was developing more Star Trek shows, and there were rumors Stewart would return to his iconic role. The Hollywood Reporter reported Stewart won’t star in…

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Amazon has this ASUS gaming laptop on sale for $300 off — the lowest price we’ve ever seen it

As much as console players don’t want to hear it (including myself), PC gaming does it better — from graphical power to control precision. However, shopping for them can be a bit difficult. It’s often a balancing act between cost and performance, especially when it comes to gaming laptops. But thanks to Amazon and ASUS, that headache has been drastically reduced. SEE ALSO: Sony’s stubborn stance on cross-compatibility is holding video games back The ASUS ROG STRIX Thin and Light gaming laptop is currently on sale for $999.99, down $300…

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The newest ‘Overwatch’ hero is… A hamster?

Overwatch’s 28th hero is a hamster. Oh, I’m sorry, does that sound ridiculous? Does it sound like I’m making a joke? I’m not. The newest hero is a hamster in a death ball. SEE ALSO: We almost got a cat-with-a-jetpack hero in ‘Overwatch’ Take a look: Overwatch’s latest upcoming hero was first teased on Monday with a short clip showing the hero rolling through a ratty looking alleyway. People immediately began speculating about what kind of hero this could be, with some thinking it could be a new omnic like…

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Fortnite’s: Once-in-a-lifetime Rocket Launch Leaves a Giant Crack in the Sky

There’s something beautiful about shared events in game worlds, especially if they’re one-and-done affairs, an experience so unique and momentary it will become the hushed whispers of a few hundred players. “Did you see it? I can’t believe we managed to be there,” they might say. Gamers now know this only too well after the one-time Fortnite rocket launch that managed to leave a giant celestial scar in the map’s sky on Saturday. After days of teasing some new event through in-game televisions and sirens, the Fortnite island finally started…

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Fallout 76 Release Date Announced

Fallout 76 will be released on November 14. This news came during Bethesda’s E3 2018 showcase. Prior to launch, Bethesda will hold a beta (aka Break-it Early Test Application). A launch date for the beta has yet to be announced, but preordering the game is required to participate. Additionally, Bethesda pulled back the curtain on the Fallout 76 Power Armor Edition. This special edition includes a wearable T-51b helmet, glow-in-the-dark terrain map, 24 figurines, canvas West Tek duffel bag, and more. Fallout 76 Power Armor Edition, via Bethesda E3 Showcase…

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