Day: April 10, 2020

Riot’s Valorant isn’t even out but, but it absolutely’s already taking a conception love an esports sensation
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Riot’s Valorant isn’t even out but, but it absolutely’s already taking a conception love an esports sensation

Riot’s new video game, Valorant, is both a breath of fresh air and completely unoriginal at the same time. The first-person shooter opened its closed beta on Tuesday to gargantuan Twitch viewership, thanks in part to Riot’s deal with the platform that let popular streamers gift access keys to its beta while they played the…

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The Bookshelf Limbo gamifies the resolution paralysis of gift-giving
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The Bookshelf Limbo gamifies the resolution paralysis of gift-giving

It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play we suggest video games that can be started and finished in a weekend. Sometimes what isn’t said in a story is just as important as…

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Trump’s chloroquine hype is a misinformation distress larger than social media
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Trump’s chloroquine hype is a misinformation distress larger than social media

Since late March, President Donald Trump has been promoting the antimalarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as treatments for the novel coronavirus. Among other things, he’s described “strong, powerful signs” that the drugs work and called them potentially “one of the biggest game-changers in the history of medicine.” That will be fantastic if it proves true,…

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VENN wants to re-arrangement the magic of G4TV nonetheless with YouTube and Twitch stars
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VENN wants to re-arrangement the magic of G4TV nonetheless with YouTube and Twitch stars

VENN, otherwise known as the Video Game and Entertainment News Network, wants to succeed where G4TV failed by launching a television channel entirely dedicated to gaming that appeals to both hardcore esports fans and people with a casual interest in video games. The network plans to offer a constant schedule of highly produced shows that…

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