This Is ‘Stormland,’ an Open-World Action VR Game From the Creators of ‘Ratchet & Clank’

“Stormland,” the next virtual reality game from the studio behind “Ratchet & Clank” and the upcoming “Spider-Man” game, is an open-world, narratively driven first-person game that drops you into the rusting body of an android gardener out to save its world. The Oculus game is also, Oculus VP of content Jason Rubin told Variety, the sort of seachange title that […]

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Facebook shared 14M users’ private posts with entire world

Facebook said Thursday that a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million users over several days in May. The problem, which Facebook said it has fixed, is the latest privacy scandal for the world’s largest social media company. It said the bug automatically suggested that users make new posts public, even if they had […]

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The Walking Dead game's final season announces release date as Clementine stars in new trailer

Officially launching on Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC this summer, Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead: The Final Season is looking to round up Clementine’s story. The final season now has a release date of August 14 – and here’s a sombre trailer with a first look at what’s coming up in the game. Telltale has shared some insight into […]

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Russian malware attack is way worse than we thought

A few weeks ago we learned that a piece of sophisticated malware called VPNFilter infected more than 500,000 routers and other devices around the world. VPNFilter was spotted in some 54 countries, but an increase in activity in Ukraine suggested the malware was created by Russian intelligence looking to disrupt Ukraine either ahead of the Champions League final in late […]

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‘Hitman 2’ is Officially Happening This November

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and indie game developer IO Interactive announced they’re working on a “Hitman” sequel on Thursday, less than a week after its existence was accidentally leaked online. It will be available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on November 13. “Hitman 2” promises an entirely new sandbox for would-be assassins to play around in as Agent 47. […]

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AfterBuzz TV Partners With Joseph Kapsch’s The Populist for Weekly Talk Series ‘Meet the Hollywood Press’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Maria Menounos and Keven Undergaro’s AfterBuzz TV has partnered with Joseph Kapsch’s upcoming digital news platform The Populist for a newly weekly talk series, Variety has learned exclusively. Titled “Meet the Hollywood Press” and hosted by Kapsch, the series will feature a rotating guest panel of entertainment industry journalists and personalities discussing the week’s biggest Hollywood news. The show will also feature […]

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Facebook reveals it publicly shared the private posts of 14 million users

Facebook has another apology for you. The company said Thursday that a bug in its system caused it to publicly share the posts of 14 million people who thought they were making private updates. The bug automatically suggested that users make new posts public, even if they had previously restricted to “friends only” or another private setting. The company said […]

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Cheapest deal for LG G6 discovered – and you get a free pair of fancy headphones

When it comes to phones with big screens, things don’t get much better than the LG G6, which is renowned for its capacious display. Now so much more than just a huge widescreen, an exceptional deal on the top of the range smartphone has hit the internet, offering a whopping 30GB of data for £33 per month, as well as […]

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J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Teams With Tencent to Form Game Dev Division

Filmmaker J.J. Abrams’ production company, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and Tencent recently joined forces to launch a video game development division inside Bad Robot, the group announced Thursday. Bad Robot Games will be headed up by Dave Baranoff, who since 2006 has been leading Bad Robot’s games and interactive content creation. The division will work with traditional game developers to […]

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