Microsoft has revealed a new level of haptic feedback that can be built into a rigid controller which makes it feel like you’re squeezing a stress ball between your thumb and forefinger. Yes, the TORC device is solid, but tricks your brain into thinking it’s squishy and in doing so Microsoft is suggesting that “oxymorons of haptics might be the new normal.”
Day: May 3, 2019
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Activision Blizzard says that it’s looking to develop the Overwatch universe. In an earnings call that took place earlier this week, Blizzard president J Allen Brack told investors that the game’s development team is continuing to work on the game, but also to attempt to grow the scope of the world around it.
Yesterday was the 30th anniversary of The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’ – the critically acclaimed eighth album by the seminal English rock band, and their best-selling record to date. As it turns out, The Cure would unwind from their hectic schedules by playing the original Elite – until the addictive game threatened to become a fatal distraction and had to be banned.
Nvidia’s $6.9bn acquisition of networking semiconductor specialists Mellanox could be under threat. Mellanox shareholder, Marc Henzel, has proposed a class action lawsuit against the GPU giant alleging the financial disclosures made to the SEC were misleading by omission.
A Skyrim mod that allows players to customise their experience by changing how and when they can start certain quests has finally come to the definitive version of the game. The Timing is Everything mod has been available in Vanilla Skyrim for a while, but a new release has now brought it to Skyrim Special Edition as well.
This year’s entry in the Call of Duty series will be announced next month. In an earnings call that look place last night, Activision stated that the 2019 title will be shown off for the first time by the end of Q2, locking in June 30 as the last possible day for the reveal.
Rocket League lets you manage all kinds of four-wheeled stunts and aerieal manoeuvres, but the physics allow so much room to play with your car’s abilities that it’s a shame there’s no proper playground for them. Thankfully, the Steam Workshop has provided a bunch of options to remedy that flaw, and a recent release opens up a full skatepark to turn Rocket League into Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater.