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 Analogue Pocket Just Got Its Long-Awaited Jailbreak

The Analogue Pocket Just Got Its Long-Awaited Jailbreak

Image: Analogue/Kotaku/Se_vector (Shutterstock) The Analogue Pocket’s always turned heads: first for being the most authentic-seeming Game Boy replacement ever announcedthen for taking an extraordinary length of time to finally come out. But come out it did, and it was pretty good. For some, its biggest drawback was that it required old, increasingly expensive physical cartridges … Read more

Facebook Tries Buying App, Gets Sued For Over VR Monopoly

Facebook Tries Buying App, Gets Sued For Over VR Monopoly

Image: Within It’s been a very bad year so far for Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, in ways extremely unique to being one of the biggest tech companies in the world. Despite still making almost $7 billion in profit in recent months, TikTok is eating its lunch, the stock price is in shambles, … Read more

PlayStation 5 Is Getting Better Graphics, Playlists, Features

PlayStation 5 Is Getting Better Graphics, Playlists, Features

Image: sony This morning, Sony announced that it would be rolling out a beta to test a collection of fan-requested new features for the PlayStation 5. These features include curatable gamelists, the ability to play games in 1440p output, and small quality-of-life features for those who enjoy playing games with their friends. Though this version … 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

Mojang Bans All Blockchain Tech (And NFTs) From Minecraft

Mojang Bans All Blockchain Tech (And NFTs) From Minecraft

Image: Mojang While the whole NFT thing appears to be mercifully on the declines, there are still companies out there—like Square Enix—trying to justify partnering with technology that exists solely as an enormous scam. Mojang is clearly not one of them. In a long statement published on Minecraft’s sitethe team go into great detail explaining … Read more