‘Pokemon Go’ creator Niantic’s Harry Potter game will arrive in 2019

Pokemon Go developer Niantic Labs said last November that it was working on a Harry Potter mobile game, which will also focus on location-based and augmented-reality gameplay. The company has now revealed it will release Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in 2019, despite expectations that the game would arrive this year. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will […]

Uber’s new sexual harassment report asks you to play a game in which you match a creepy story with its new categories of inappropriate behaviour

Sergio Perez / Reuters Uber detailed 21 new categories of sexual misconduct and assault it is going to adopt in its reporting. The report outlining the categories contains a “mix-and-match” exercise in which readers match creepy stories of misconduct and assault to the company’s new categories. Uber has come under fire in the past for […]

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital

Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of the last two years (read our 2016 review); it earned a nomination for the Kennerspiel des Jahres (expert’s “game of […]

Red Dead Redemption 2: How long is the game? How long to finish Red Dead Redemption 2?

Red Dead Redemption 2 offers such a massive map that gamers will continue encountering fresh challenges for months, or potentially years. And with the imminent launch of the Red Dad Online multiplayer mode, the landscape is so vast that it has led gamers to ponder exactly how long it will take to complete Red Dead […]

The Game Awards will stream on more than 40 platforms next month

The end of the year is fast approaching, which means awards season is getting into full swing. The Game Awards takes place December 6th at 9PM ET at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and this year, it will stream live on more than 40 video platforms. Among the usual suspects such as Twitch, Twitter, […]

Everything we know about the deadly role-playing game ‘Gryphons and Gargoyles’ on ‘Riverdale’

The CW Warning: Spoilers ahead for season three of “Riverdale.” “Gryphons and Gargoyles” (G&G) is a dangerous game on “Riverdale.” See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Valedictorians rarely become rich and famous — here’s why the average millionaire’s college GPA is 2.9 See Also: 10 details you may have missed on […]

HBO calls Trump’s Game of Thrones-tinged tweet a “misappropriation” of trademark

Enlarge / HBO is none too pleased about President Trump’s Friday tweet. (credit: HBO) Friday morning, President Trump used Twitter to issue a rare kind of foreign-policy announcement: a slogan lifted from a pop-culture meme, repurposed to vaguely suggest future political action. And it drew criticism from one significant party: HBO, who cited its “trademark” […]