Gaming

Cultist Simulator is how Sunless Sea’s creators play with cards and reality

Weather Factory’s Cultist Simulator has a straightforward name, but the game itself isn’t so easily defined. It’s interactive fiction that trades in digital cards. It’s filled with intricate text describing otherworldly events, but players are urged to make quick decisions by ticking clocks. It’s a roguelike, where death is final and characters and items arrive […]

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Tragic YouTube shooting casts new light on creators’ “adpocalypse” complaints [Updated]

An image taken from alleged shooter Nasim Aghdam’s personal website. Nasim Aghdam As news unfolded about Tuesday’s YouTube shooting, a chilling motive emerged. Ahead of the incident, the alleged shooter had posted videos maligning the service—doing so as a former money-making user of the site. “I’m being discriminated [against] and filtered on YouTube, and I’m […]

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Here’s the slick tech making Counterpart’s multi-dimensional S1 possible

Enlarge/ Wait a second… does JK Simmons have a twin? Starz Warning: This post contains references to scenes in the first half of Counterpart S1. All throughout season one of Starz’ Counterpart, we’ve been captivated as much by the show’s inter-dimensional diplomacy and technological advances as its primary spy conflict. This sci-fi/spy mash-up has succeeded […]

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Logitech G560 review

Research Center: Logitech G560 LightSync Gaming Speakers Back in 2013, Logitech moved its G-Series gear into the new ‘Logitech G’ sub-brand (one of five under the company’s umbrella), signaling a newfound dedication to developing top-shelf tech for PC gamers. Since then, the G family has expanded to include numerous mice, keyboards, and other peripherals built […]