Donald Trump has rocketed to the top of another major poll. A new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll released on Sunday showed the real-estate mogul jumping to the front of the pack with 19% of the Republican primary vote. He snatched the top spot away from former Florida Gov. Show More Summary
I want to close out my time as your Kotaku ancient sentient robot weekend overlord with a final, Zen-like moment, thanks to the wonder that is Rocket League. Read more...
As real-estate mogul Donald Trump rocketed up the polls in the GOP presidential primary, many observers have been left scratching their heads. After all, his baffled critics argue, Trump is merely a celebrity candidate with a gigantic...Show More Summary
This week in PlayStation: N++ out now, August's PS Plus lineup revealed, Rocket League DLC incoming, and more.
The bodies are still being pulled from the flaming wreckage of an 8-car accident after Tennessee teens tried to recreate the hit video game Rocket League. Organized by 16-year-old Bryan Song of Big Sandy, the game took place in an empty...Show More Summary
There’s just something amazing about counting down and watching a rocket lift off the pad, soaring high into the sky. The excitement is multiplied when the rocket is one you built yourself. Amateur rocketry has been inspiring hackers and engineers for centuries. Show More Summary
Newly released evidence in the investigation of last fall's crash of an experimental spaceship over the Mojave Desert is raising questions about whether federal aviation regulators are protecting the public as companies launch more rockets.
When the GameSpot team challenges the Rocket League developers at their own game, they'll need a whole lot more than a montage to stand a chance. But they'll also need a montage.
Today on Highlight Reel we have bad guys turned into grotesque monsters, Rocket League assists, drunk missiles and much more! Read more...
Ahead of next month’s DLC, the first Rocket League patch is live, and it brings some vital fixes. Read more...
One of my favorite things in Rocket League is when someone tragically knocks the ball into their own goal and immediately leaves out of presumed embarrassment. Replays tell all. But that's in unranked play, where spots aren't left empty for long. Show More Summary
Chest burst, hand missiles, floating/flight, rocket punches, bullets dinking off the suit -- this isn't just a cool costume mod. Seems suitably over-powered, but also like a better Iron Man game than most of the licensed tie-ins I've ever seen. Also him getting hit by the car made me laugh out loud. [Viia Eurogamer]
Look, I know Mike has gone on and on about Rocket League already, and you're probably sick to death of hearing about it by now, but I don't even care. This game is fucking awesome. Seriously, I just can't get enough. I've played it non-stop...Show More Summary
Psyonix has released a new patch for Rocket League that features a number of fixes and improvements for both PlayStation 4 and PC players. The most notable inclusion in today’s update is a penalty for those who quit a Ranked match prior to its end. Show More Summary
"They're firing at us. The Houthis are firing at us." We squatted on deck as rockets arced across the sea. It was late June, around 7am, and I was on a boat to Aden. The Yemeni city has been besieged by Houthi rebels since March, and subjected to a Saudi coalition-imposed sea blockade. Show More Summary
Despite its limited scope and the occasional connection issue, Rocket League is one of the year’s best online games.
The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. The Rocket Book, by Peter Newell, was published in 1912 by Harper & Brothers. Show More Summary
The European smart thermostats market is set to increase to $2.5 billion (£1.6bn) in less than five years.That’s according to a new report which states the boom will be driven by 2020 climate change targets and mandatory energy efficiency certification for buildings.It adds the enforcement of minimum standards for high energy consuming products, such as boilers, heating and […]
For the past several months, I’ve been unable to surf the web on my MacBook Air without having it sound like a rocket ship taking off. While things weren’t quite that bad on my Windows 8.1 desktop PC, I still had to deal with my fair share of slow loading times and Shockwave crashes that would regularly drive me up the wall. Show More Summary
Rocket League players can expand their garage and tactical options with an upcoming DLC release. Rocket League: Supersonic Fury is coming to PC and PS4 in August with a bunch of new content. Top of the list are two new battle-cars. Dominus is an American muscle car, while Takumi is a Japanese street racer. Each […]