Assassin’s Creed Publisher Could See Tencent Take The Reigns

Assassin's Creed Publisher Could See Tencent Take The Reigns

Image: Ubisoft Tencent appears to be doubling down on its investment in Ubisoft. While it already owns 5 percent of the Assassin’s Creed editor, Reuters now reports the Chinese mega-conglomerate with huge investments throughout the gaming industry has its sights set on becoming Ubisoft’s single biggest shareholder. Its plan for achieving that? Pay double what … Read more

The Proposed EV Tax Credit Extension Has Some Caveats

The Proposed EV Tax Credit Extension Has Some Caveats

Photo: Steve DaSilva The Senate’s proposed EV tax credit extension makes some new demands, Ford owners are suing Ford again, and Bentley’s doing gangbusters. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, July 29, 2022. 1st Gear: EV Tax Credits May Come Back, But At What Cost? This week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck … Read more

If you win the lottery, here’s how to stay safe and secure

If you win the lottery, here's how to stay safe and secure

Lottery fever has struck! As players pick their numbers today and tomorrow across 45 states plus Washington, DC, and the US Virgin Islands — and dream about their chances of winning — few actually know how they’d protect themselves if they won the jackpot. Financial experts have resources available for lottery hopefuls. Here are seven … Read more

Facebook Jacks Up Price Of The One Affordable VR Headset

Facebook Jacks Up Price Of The One Affordable VR Headset

Photo: Amy Osborne (Getty Images) Usually gaming hardware prices get cheaper over time. But Meta is bucking that trend and raising the price of its entry-level Quest 2 VR headset by $100. The company formerly known as Facebook says it’s to help pay for innovation, a move that comes as Mark Zuckerberg’s social media company … Read more