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Nintendo Switch Online Release Date Confirmed

Nintendo Switch Online Release Date Confirmed
Fans have been waiting for Nintendo Switch Online since the system was first released. In August, we heard that Switch Online would launch sometime in the second half of September 2018, but that was about all we knew about a timeframe. Well, Nintendo finally gave Switch Online an actual release…

Norse IPViking Online Map Shows Cyber Attacks in Real Time: WarGames 3

Norse IPViking Online Map Shows Cyber Attacks in Real Time: WarGames 3
Solid Snake and Fallout are wrong. War does change. At this very moment, hackers and their legion of enslaved computers are waging an invisible war online. Perhaps they’re trying to steal information or shut down certain websites. Online security company Norse makes this cutting edge battle less abstract with its…
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Devil’s Bluff: Like Clue Where the Murderer Actually Gets to Murder

Devil’s Bluff: Like Clue Where the Murderer Actually Gets to Murder
One of the most annoying parts of playing Clue, for me, was to discover that in order to win I had to turn myself in. Also, why didn’t I know that I was the murderer? It makes no sense. I should have been solving my predicament by murdering all the…

Xbox One Reputation System Tries to Shame Gamers into Acting Right

Xbox One Reputation System Tries to Shame Gamers into Acting Right
If you have ever played a multiplayer game online, you know that there are some very annoying people out there. The sorts that are constantly screaming at everyone or playing annoying music are examples. Microsoft has outlined a system for the Xbox One that will let other people affect how…

Nintendo Pulling Plug on Online Play for Wii and DS on May 20

Nintendo Pulling Plug on Online Play for Wii and DS on May 20
Let’s face it. Nintendo is going down the drain very quickly. Its 3DS and Wii U consoles have been unable to sell in the volume that previous systems enjoyed. The company is selling fewer games and less hardware meaning that losses are stacking. You might think that with people not…

Map of the Internet 1.0: Web Browser

Map of the Internet 1.0: Web Browser
Even if you’re not an XKCD fan, I’m sure some of you have seen Randall Munroe’s irreverent Map of Online Communities. Martin Vargic – who makes maps in his pastime – was inspired by that webcomic strip and decided to make his own map of the Internet.…

Greeting Games: Sentiment DLC

Greeting Games: Sentiment DLC
A new online service called Greeting Games lets you attach a mini-game to a digital greeting card. The hilarious thing about the service? The recipient has to beat the game before he can read your message. Which means you can send Greeting Games to both loved ones and sworn enemies.…

Creepy Real-Life Emojis Are Part of a Campaign to Protect Kids

Creepy Real-Life Emojis Are Part of a Campaign to Protect Kids
Emojis look cute in your inbox and chat windows, but they reveal nothing about the true nature of the person on the other end. Of course, you can probably vouch for people you actually know. But what about strangers who chat you up because they find your avatar pretty or…

Ubisoft Uplay Passport Is Dead: Online Gaming for All!

Ubisoft Uplay Passport Is Dead: Online Gaming for All!
Like most gamers, I have a love-hate relationship with game publishers. I love that they bring cool games market for us to enjoy, but hate the often idiotic ways they try and prevent piracy and secondhand video game sales. One of the most irritating ways that game publishers like Ubisoft…

LEGO Minifig MMO Coming Soon. Make That LMMO

LEGO Minifig MMO Coming Soon. Make That LMMO
MMOs, everyone is playing them. And now fans of the LEGO video games will soon have their own. A massively-multiplayer online game that’s all LEGO.…

CentUp Lets You Pay Your Favorite Publishers While Funding Charities

CentUp Lets You Pay Your Favorite Publishers While Funding Charities
If you love reading stuff on the Internet, you know that most independent publishers earn their living by selling advertising space on their websites. While this is definitely an important part of keeping small online businesses up and running, publishers and content creators are always looking for new ways keep…

Tresorit: The Encrypted Dropbox Alternative

Tresorit: The Encrypted Dropbox Alternative
Online storage services seem like a must, especially if you’ve ever suffered from a local hard drive failure. These services will help you back up a number of items from your computers, so that you can access them from anywhere and in the event that a computer fails, you’ll have…

Chinese Man Dies After 40-Hour Gaming Marathon

Chinese Man Dies After 40-Hour Gaming Marathon
Actually, I’m kind of surprised that there aren’t more deaths caused by compulsive gaming. Just like anything else, you can become completely addicted to games if you’re not careful. That’s something that potentially led to the death of a Chinese man, who dropped dead during a marathon gaming session.…

Win an iPad 4, Nexus 4 or Kindle Paperwhite from Sortable!

Win an iPad 4, Nexus 4 or Kindle Paperwhite from Sortable!
If you’re struggling to decide on what gadgets to buy this holiday season, there’s a cool new site that can help you make your buying decisions. Sortable is a comparison-shopping engine that uses a clean and intuitive interface to help you hone in on the best gadgets, and compare their…

Microsoft Outlook.com: Hands-On Test Drive

Microsoft Outlook.com: Hands-On Test Drive
I’ve been taking some time away from my Gmail box recently to test drive the newly launched Microsoft Outlook.com, and now that I’ve had the chance to really use it, I have to say that I’m tempted to switch.For starters, the new Outlook.com is a pleasure to look at –…

Guild Wars 2 Coming to Mac, Beta Already Available… to PC Gamers. Go Figure.

Guild Wars 2 Coming to Mac, Beta Already Available… to PC Gamers. Go Figure.
Mac gamers are grateful for Blizzard, because it’s one of the few major companies that release Mac versions of their games alongside the more popular Windows version. ArenaNet says better late than never by announcing that they will be releasing a Mac version of their new MMORPG Guild Wars 2.…
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