Brienne of Tarth is a six-foot, horse-faced bad bitch from George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series, and from the moment her character was introduced, I was like, "Yep, that's me." Brienne and I have known all our lives that we were never going to be one of "those girls." We're too... Continue reading
The more we want things to change, the more they stay the same. Instead of trotting out an experimental side in the third-place game of the Copa America Centenario, United States men's national team manager Jurgen Klinsmann opted for...Show More Summary
The U.S. finished the Copa America Centenario on Saturday the same way it started the tournament three weeks ago: losing to Colombia. But if the result didn’t change, just about everything else did. Where the U.S. appeared passive and overwhelmed in the Centenario opener, in Saturday’s third-place...
343 Industries has a huge blog post about all of the small tweaks, medium alterations and large scale changes that they've made to Halo 5 and the new Warzone Firefight mode that marks the final installment in free DLC for the game.
Attitudes in the Middle East are changing – and women leading by example in the tech and games sectors are claiming an important role If you left your country of birth in the midst of a war and found yourself in a promising career at Google, you’d be forgiven for staying put. Show More Summary
The premiere of Big Brother 18 demonstrated how the game has changed dramatically, as four veterans returned to the house, teams were formed, and it was announced that a new competition would be revealed that would shake up the houseguests. Show More Summary
Since after the Red Wedding in season 3, Game of Thrones fans who have read the books have been waiting. Though the series has cut out, condensed or radically changed other characters, books fans have not been able to give up the hope that one certain book character will make their appearance. Show More Summary
The Battle of the Block may be gone for Big Brother 18, but the show has a new competition taking its place for the Sunday night episodes that will change the game. While the show hasn't explained what it is, the live feeds turned on Thursday night and viewers could slowly piece together what happened.SPOILER WARNING: This article contains Big Brother 18 spoilers.
In a surprise move this week, Reddit has started rolling out their own in-house image hosting service. This appears to be a direct move to replace the many image hosting services that have sprung up around Reddit — Imgur, in particular. Here's...Show More Summary
For six seasons now, we've been hearing the words of House Stark so often that they've become an unofficial tagline for the show: Winter is coming. Ned Stark promised the change of seasons before he lost his head, and Catelyn Stark warned...Show More Summary
Sorry, Titanfall fans. The Smart Pistol isn’t going anywhere as it will make its return in Titanfall 2. Titanfall 2 game director Steve Fukuda spoke with us during E3 last week to chat about changes his team will make to the sequel’s multiplayer game modes. Show More Summary
The Games For Change festival focuses on awarding the most impactful games out there
Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency has made waves throughout much of society. Members of the Republican Party establishment probably engage in some strange form of cognitive dissonance just to get out of bed each morning. Much ofShow More Summary
Scotland and British & Irish Lions team doctor James Robson on 25 years in the game and changing attitudes on concussion.
Games are gonna get salty for over 10 million players as Competitive Play rolls into town. “The sea change brought by Competitive Play to Overwatch is that skill matters more than time served for the love of the game. The golden guns cannot be acquired for love nor money, they will only be earned through […]
Destiny's Hunter class took a big hit in the game's recent June update. Two of the three Hunter subclasses - Gunslingers and Bladedancers - were nerfed significantly in the latest round of sandbox changes - leaving some Hunter players miffed. Now, Destiny developer Bungie has explained its decision - and shown how Hunters really were overpowered. Read more…
Overwatch, World of Warcraft, Diablo, Hearthstone and StarCraft players should do a thorough security reset right now. Blizzard has detailed a security breach which took place sometime this week. The good news is that as yet no evidence has been found that your credit card number, billing address and real name were compromised. The bad […]
In October 1985, Nintendo's NES single-handedly resurrected the games market following the crash of 1983. Nearly 11 years later, Miyamoto and his cadre of pioneering designers took the industry back to the drawing board yet again with...Show More Summary
Nextbit tried to change the mobile smartphone game with its cloud-based Nextbit Robin last year. Now, the company is working on a software update to improve battery life in a drastic way.
Welcome to “Tech Blabby,” a weekly column that filters tech and gaming news through the cultural lens of Flavorwire. This week, after all the big news from this year’s E3, we look at Nintendo’s changing attitude toward allowing players freedom, as evidenced in the new open-world concept of the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the […]