Telltale Games begins wave of layoffs, cancels Stranger Things game [Updated]

Enlarge / If today’s news about Telltale Games’ closure is true, that “final” season description may prove more accurate than Telltale originally intended. (credit: Telltale Games) Update, 5:49 p.m. ET: Telltale Games has issued a statement to Ars Technica confirming that the game maker has begun taking steps to shut down completely. The full statement, […]

Game of Thrones season 8 spoilers: Tyrion Lannister star hints at fate with bizarre prank

Fans are eagerly awaiting news about their favourite Game of Thrones characters as the months lead up to the season eight debut next year. Fans are still none the wiser on who the HBO fantasy will finally see taking up their spot as the leader on Westeros and sitting down on the iconic Iron Throne. […]

Crytek’s CryEngine update focuses on novice game devs

Crytek is still throwing punches. The Hunt: Showdown developer wants to keep competing in the game-development toolkit space. To do that, it has released version 5.5 of CryEngine. You can download the update right now and get its numerous improvements and new features. While Crytek uses CryEngine in its own games, it also licenses it out […]

Game streaming’s latency problems will be over in a few years, CEO says

Was OnLive just way ahead of its time? Since the hyped-up launch and dramatic fall of OnLive, there has been significant debate over when the idea of streaming games from remote servers will move from niche services like PlayStation Now and Nvidia’s GeForce Now to a market-moving mainstream force. Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick weighed in […]

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R. R. Martin doesn’t know why the show is ending after 8 seasons

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images “Game of Thrones” author George R. R. Martin discussed the last season of the popular HBO series at the 2018 Emmys. He said he doesn’t know why the show is ending after eight seasons — and that it could have lasted for at least five more seasons. “If you’ve read my novels, […]

All the 2018 Emmy nominees, with ‘Game of Thrones’ and Netflix leading the pack

HBO Awards season is officially here, with the Emmy Awards happening on Monday night.  The nominees for this year’s Emmys were announced in July, and “Game of Thrones” and Netflix led the pack. “Thrones” gained 22 nominations, while Netflix was the leading network with 112 in total, breaking HBO’s 17-year streak. Both “Better Call Saul” […]

Game of Thrones season 8 spoilers: Daenerys Targaryen's tragic fate revealed?

The countdown until the next season of Game of Thrones has been going on for quite some time now, and yet, fans are still frantically deliberating over what will happen next. Season seven ended in August 2017 – over a year ago – and viewers aren’t likely to see the first part of season eight […]

I sleep on an adjustable bed frame that has a massage function and a zero gravity setting — and yes, it’s a game changer

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Nectar 180 degrees isn’t always the ideal angle for you to get your best night’s sleep. Luckily, with the Nectar adjustable bed frame, you don’t have to lie entirely horizontally […]

Saquon Barkley showed off his electric potential with a 68-yard touchdown run in the first game of his career

Mike Lawrie/Getty Images Saquon Barkley broke out for a huge 68-yard touchdown in his first ever NFL game. The second overall pick of the NFL Draft, Barkley’s run was proof to many that he could be the next breakout start of the league. Unfortunately for the Giants, Barkley’s huge run wasn’t enough, as New York […]