Samsung’s new Odyssey+ headset could fix its muddled VR vision

OPINION: As one of the world’s most technologically innovative companies, Samsung should be leading the pack in VR — one of the decade’s top transformative technologies. Instead, it has largely let Microsoft and Facebook determine its role in the VR space, leading to its current situation as an also-ran. If I was betting on whethe…Read […]

Modders revamp Super Mario Odyssey on hacked Switch hardware

Super Mario Odyssey modder TheSunCat takes you through his insanely difficult custom level for the game. Since a simple method for unlocking most Switch hardware was revealed back in March, much of the hacking community has been focused on developing homebrew software/emulators for the system. But a small community of Super Mario Odyssey fans has […]

Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey heads to Greece, if we believe this keychain

Guessing the setting of the next Assassin’s Creed adventure is a honored tradition for fans at this point, and it looks like the winners this time around are anyone who put their bets on Greece — that is, if we can believe merchandise that is appearing online today. French website Jeux Video Live has uncovered […]

James Cameron Loves ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ But Says It Lacks “Emotional Balls”

James Cameron has been in the internet’s hot seat lately for saying a lot of dumb, polarizing things. But this one may take the cake. Cameron was asked about his cinematic influences that helped him shape his decades-long career as one of the sci-fi greats — one of which was understandably Stanley Kubrick’s seminal 2001: A Space […]

New Forza 7 update adds Porsches, Ferrari … and a Honda Odyssey

“Forza Motorsport 7” continues to maintain its freshness by offering new playable cars in its monthly downloadable Car Packs. April’s DLC has some really special offerings, as we see in the leaked trailer above. There are two classic Porsches. There’s a 1985 Nissan GT racer and a Greenwood Corvette. The 1948 Ferrari 166 Inter Sport […]

Honda Odyssey Long-Term Update: Halfway Home in Our 40,000-Mile Test

– WHAT WE LIKE: The Honda Odyssey remains one of the best minivans on the market, trailing only the 10Best Trucks and SUVs–winning Chrysler Pacifica in terms of ease of use, features, and practicality, and just edging past the Chrysler in driving pleasure. Since our last update, more logbook admiration has come in for the […]

The state of iOS game development, according to the creators of Alto’s Odyssey

Enlarge / Alto’s Odyssey on an iPhone 7. (credit: Samuel Axon) 2015’s Alto’s Adventure was a surprise hit. It launched on iOS as a premium game with no microtransactions, and it landed at the top of App Store charts all over the world. It was developed by Team Alto, a collaboration between a Canadian company […]