(All times Eastern) Where can I watch the VMAs? The VMAs are Sunday, Aug. 28, at 9 p.m. on MTV, live from Madison Square Garden in New York City. (You can also watch on other Viacom channels: VH1, BET, Spike, TVLand, Logo, Comedy Central, etc.) Online options: If you have a cable subscription, you may be […]
Update: The online version of this column has been changed to include the latest news about swimmer Ryan Lochte. Times Square seems the most unlikely place in the world for an anti-media critique. But high above the summer-tourist madness play images of female Olympic athletes. With a message....
Coming off a rousing 82-run victory over World Cup champions Australia in the Second One Day International, Sri Lanka look to take a commanding grip on the five ODI series when the two teams square off for a third match Sunday — a match that will stream live, but will see Australia playing for their... Show More Summary
It's that magical time of the year, friends, when Japanese game companies start pulling back the curtains a little in preparation for the annual Tokyo Game Show in September. As usual, Square Enix is getting an early jump on things, showing things like an arcade version of Theathrythm Final Fantasy, new content for the arcade
Two teams square off in Watford hoping to get their first win of the season. Saturday brings a match between two teams who haven't gotten off to the start they wanted to in the new English Premier League season, with Watford FC hosting Arsenal. Show More Summary
This Sunday two cornerstones of modern pop music will converge once again: For the first time in nine years, Britney Spears is set to perform at MTV's Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden. It's an appearance expertly timed to coincide with her ninth album, Glory, out today. When Britney ... More »
Having missed the press screenings of the horror-movie-of-the-week, Don’t Breathe, I caught the film at its first public showing in a Times Square–vicinity multiplex, and the coming attractions made me want to flee. Press screenings don’t have them, you understand, and so I was unprepared for the impact of five ... More »
President Barack Obama will issue a proclamation to expand the existing Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument (PMNM), off the coast of Hawaii, to four times its current size. At 582,578 square miles (1.5m sq km), the new borders will make the protected area twice the size of Texas and the largest protected marine area in the world. Show More Summary
TIME previews studio Square Enix's upcoming fantasy roleplaying sandbox builder
With the runaway success Minecraft has had, I don't blame many eastern studios for trying to emulate the formula. It's gotten to the point where a new voxel-like sandbox game pops up every few weeks or so, and even Square Enix is getting in on the fun with Dragon Quest Builders. But you know what? I'm digging (ha) what I'm seeing so far from it. Read more...
Friday: The Queen of Pop’s New York, things to do this weekend and Times Square’s seedy past.
Because looks-based discrimination is still rampant in restaurant industry, check out today's end-of-day links: Zardulu advice column, Jazz Age LARPers, sick Rudy Giuliani, Brooklyn pot garden reopening, and toads hate sharing dinner. Show More Summary
The United States Tennis Association lured tourists and locals to Times Square for a digital takeover to promote the U.S. Open.
This November’s election could be a decisive turning point in the struggle to end U.S. marijuana prohibition. ?It’s been a long time coming. As recently as the 90s, every major political faction was squarely in favor of prohibition. Only drug-addled hippies and libertarians thought otherwise. Show More Summary
X marks the spot for a new Times Square art exhibit.
We don’t know if Joey Bosa will see any time with the Chargers defensive line in the first four games of the season, but Damion Square definitely won’t be on the field. In a less combative release than the one they sent out regarding their contract negotiations with Bosa, the Chargers announced that Square has…
Square Enix take yet another swing at a Final Fantasy movie, but this one is strictly for fans. Final Fantasy 15’s spin-off movie Kingsglaive marks the third time that Square Enix has partnered up with major film studio bods to release a cinematic take on the Final Fantasy franchise. I actually quite like Final Fantasy: […]
For a time, it seemed like Square Enix had thrown their mobile game weight behind Windows 10, bringing us Lara Croft Go and Hitman Go, two excellent puzzle games based on some of their popular IP. Sadly, it doesn't look as though Deus Ex Go is joining the party anytime soon....
Square Enix is back again with a new GO title for all to enjoy. This time, Deus Ex is getting the strategic-movement treatment, requiring you to solve complex puzzles without getting your character killed. Titled Deus Ex GO, you control...Show More Summary
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided publisher Square Enix posted the exact unlock times for its latest cyberpunk sneak-'em-up. If you're playing on PS4 or Xbox in the UK / Europe, it's already out. Enjoy! North Americans on Xbox One will have to wait until 9pm PST / midnight EST, while PS4 players have an additional three hour wait until midnight PST / 3am EST. Read more…