Fortnite Save The World could be free to play as early as next month

Fortnite developer Epic Games may be getting ready to dish out a freebie soon in the form of Save The World, its currently paid for player versus environment (PvE) setup. According to a tweet from previously reliable leakster @FNBRLeaks , "Save The World may become free this season." Currently to get access to Save The World you can buy the […]

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Viacom Lays Off More Than 30 Awesomeness Staffers Following Acquisition

As expected, Viacom has made a round of layoffs at Awesomeness, pink-slipping more than 30 employees of the digital-media company it acquired last month from NBCUniversal, Verizon and Hearst. In addition, as Viacom previously announced would happen, former Awesomeness CEO Jordan Levin has left the company. The cuts affected more than 10% of Awesomeness’ headcount. “As we begin to integrate […]

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Reddit sleuth helps lead police to fatal hit-and-run arrest

A Reddit sleuth has helped police identify a car part, leading to an arrest following a fatal hit-and-run incident in Washington State. On Aug. 9, Washington State Patrol Trooper Johnna Batiste tweeted an image of the car part. “Troopers and detectives are still looking for a black vehicle believed to be involved in this mornings tragic bicyclist fatality. If you […]

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Court stops ‘Grand Theft Auto’ players from cheating

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Thursday awarded Take-Two Interactive Software, the maker of the “Grand Theft Auto” series, a preliminary injunction to stop a Georgia man from selling programs that it said help players cheat at the bestselling video game. Take-Two had accused David Zipperer of selling computer programs called Menyoo and Absolute that let users of the […]

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Insomniac’s ‘Stormland’ Will Be Playable for the First Time at PAX West

Insomniac is showing off its new open-world VR title “Stormland” at PAX West in Seattle, Oculus announced on Thursday. A playable demo will be available for the first time at the Oculus Stormland pop-up on Friday, Aug. 31 only. It will be open to the public, not just badge holders, Oculus said. “Stormland” is a narratively-focused game that promises an […]

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Google to Release New Chromecast With Bluetooth, Better Wireless Networking

Google is looking to release an updated version of its Chromecast streaming adapter that comes with support for Bluetooth as well as better wireless networking, according to a new FCC filing. The revised version dons the model number NC2-6A5B. Don’t expect the company to make a big deal about the update: The new Chromecast streaming adapter is likely going to […]

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