Gaming

What to expect from TwitchCon 2018

TwitchCon 2018 is right around the corner and there’s plenty to be excited about. If you’re new to this, the first thing you should know is that TwitchCon is a yearly event where streamers and their communities go to celebrate, learn, and broadcast together. Whether you’re planning to attend or watch from home, you’ll want to […]

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Vindicia CashBox will power subscriptions for South American gaming streaming service Gloud

Vindicia said it will provide the infrastructure for subscription payments for Turner Internacional Argentina, a division of Turner International, for its game streaming service Gloud. Gloud aims to use cloud technology to offer a simple, affordable, and accessible gaming service to consumers. It is one of a number of companies that want to provide console-quality games […]

Gaming

Laika: Forget historic tragedy, this first space dog saves alien planets

[embedded content] Trailer for Laika The story of Laika—the first pup launched into space—has been documented everywhere from Ars Technica to Arcade Fire songs. This decidedly tragic tale starts with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev wanting to press his country’s perceived space advantage over the United States after the USSR’s Sputnik had beaten US efforts into […]

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Video: What First Man does and doesn’t say about Neil Armstrong

[embedded content] What First Man tells you about Neil Armstrong—and what it doesn’t. Video shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. (Transcript available) Welcome to “The Unbearable Critic,” a new video series we’re trying out. In it, our intrepid culture reporter and person-with-lots-of-opinions Sam Machkovech applies his critical eye to movies, books, TV, and anything else […]