BadLands RoadTrip Promises Weird Shenanigans And Customizable Guns

BadLands RoadTrip is almost comically ambitious with its “open world action adventure with co-op multiplayer where the player builds their own gun and goes on a quest to rid the world of the robot apocalypse.” As expected, this doesn’t always work – there is a reason why open world titles are usually tackled by larger […]

Eagle-eyed YouTuber discovers ongoing EA online-matchmaking shenanigans

Enlarge / Recently discovered EA research aims to keep players “engaged” with its single-player and multiplayer products. The methods explored in published papers are a little subtler than the above illustration. (credit: EA / Aurich) The practice of incorporating microtransactions and loot boxes into video games has grown from sporadic to omnipresent in recent years. […]

“The Shenanigans Wouldn't Have Occurred”

Meryl Streep said Tuesday she thinks that if more women were in positions of power in Hollywood then the industry would not have tolerated or enabled the behavior of influential alleged predators like Harvey Weinstein. “If the boards of the company were half female, there wouldn’t ever have been payoffs to anybody,” Streep said at […]