River City Girl’s Sequel Adds Online, Pumps Up Anime, Wrestling

The girls (and boys) are back. Image: way forward As an otaku, wrestling mark, and a gamer, my disparate interests rarely align neatly into one medium. While I’ve seen games, wrestlersand anime cheekily reference one another, the overlap usually ends there without fully committing to crafting the perfect gumbo chock full of the high-octane action … Read more

Elden Ring Player Relentlessly Pummels Malenia Until DLC Drops

“I won’t be defeated so easily.” Malenia, probably.screenshot: FromSoftware / JPNBusinessman Elden Ring is gigantic. The Lands Between is full of stuff to see, like cut content that reveals entire quest lines gold some of the best drip around. Yet still, a vocal set of players can’t stop clamoring for a little bit of that … Read more

Smash Bros. Ultimate Shaken Up By Its Own Wave – Dashing Moment

screenshot: nintendo Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fans are obsessed with ranking the game’s extensive, crossover cast of video game characters in tier lists. Tier lists constantly change to reflect alterations to the game’s meta, caused by balance updates released by Nintendo, but also players finding new techniques. Tea Smash community recently found a new technique … Read more

Google Maps to Cut Location Reminders Assistant Feature

Photo: justin sullivan (Getty Images) “Okay Google… Set a reminder to remind me to remind you to stop your location reminder feature.” “…Done.” Thanks, Google. Well, if you go to the Google Assistant Help page, it now says that the ability to create reminders on the app “is going away soon.” Additionally, the ability to … Read more

Take-Two CEO Skeptical Of Metaverses, Worthless Digital Land

Photo: Jonathan Leibson (Getty Images) The metaverse has quickly become a popular topic of speculation for tech companies and rich CEOs as they scramble to not be left behind while people look for ways to escape our hellish current-day digital landscape. But the metaverse is (probably) a giant bust, and Strauss Zelnick, CEO of GTA … Read more

Amazon is launching an invite-based ordering option, starting with the PS5 and Xbox Series X – TechCrunch

Amazon is launching a new invite-based ordering experience for high-demand, low-supply products. The company told TechCrunch that the purpose of the new option is to help prevent inventory shortages and price gouging caused by robot traffic for high-demand items with limited quantities. Amazon says its goal is to ensure that genuine customers are able to … Read more