Bethesda Softworks and Tango Gameworks announce rhythm action game Hi-Fi RUSH for Xbox Series, PC; now available

Publisher Bethesda Softworks and developer Tango Gameworks have announced rhythm action game hi-fi RUSH for Xbox Series and PC (Steam, Epic Games Store, Microsoft Store). It is available now for $29.99, as well as via Xbox Game Pass. Get the details below. About hi-fi RUSH is a single-player rhythm action game from Tango Gameworks, the … Read more

OpenSSF GM talks funding, legal software supply chain issues

Fears are mounting in the tech industry about economic headwinds, but also about ever-worsening cybersecurity attacks. The general manager of the Open Source Security Foundation finds himself at the nexus of both. So far, the foundation, known as the OpenSSF, has laid out ambitious funding and mobilization goals to improve open source software supply chain … Read more

How Tumblr turned Columbo into a queer icon.

As other social media empires rise and fall, Tumblr has solidly and quietly persisted since 2007, chugging along in the background. Though the blogging platform’s power has dimmed since its peak, there’s an element of nostalgic familiarity to its simple layout, giving it a kind of underdog appeal. Its mechanisms foster strong mutual relationships between … Read more

Forspoken’s PC system requirements are still weird, so let’s fix them

Thanks to the joys of late code delivery, a few of us are just now getting to grips with talkative Squeenix ARPG Forspoken. While Alice Bee hammers her review together, I’ve been on my usual hardware bullshit, mainly investigating the peculiar system requirements that were released last week.

These aren’t just an odd collection of specs because of the sheer weight and breadth of their demands; they also overtly target resolutions and framerates that hardly anyone is going to be engaging with. Who on desktop plays at 1280×720? Fewer than 0.3% of Steam users, apparently. And personally, if I’ve spent the cash on a 1440p gaming monitor, I probably wouldn’t be satisfied to watch it display my games at just 30fps. I’ve therefore been finding out what PC hardware Forspoken actually needs to run both smoothly and at more realistic resolutions. Maybe then we can update those system requirements to create some very-much-unofficial, but hopefully more useful, spec guidelines.

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Trump’s Facebook account reinstated by Meta Platforms

Comment on this story Comment Meta reinstated former president Donald Trump’s social accounts on Wednesday after a two-year suspension over his role in praising the rioters who stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Nick Clegg, the company’s president of global affairs, wrote in a blog post that Trump will face “heightened penalties” if … Read more

Google’s Flutter showcases new graphics capabilities, WebAssembly and RISC-V support • TechCrunch

< div> Flutter, Google’s open-source framework for building multi-platform apps for mobile, web and desktop, is hosting its Flutter Forward event in Nairobi, Kenya today. As the name implies, the team is using the event to showcase up-and-coming features of the framework — most of which are still very early in their development cycle. The … Read more

Opinion: This may be the only way to stop social media from harming our kids

Editor’s Note: Kara Alaimo, an associate professor of communication at Fairleigh Dickinson University, writes about issues affecting women and social media. Her book, “This Feed Is on Fire: Why Social Media Is Toxic for Women and Girls — And How We Can Reclaim It,” will be published by Alcove Press in 2024. The opinions expressed … Read more

Watch This Liquid Lego Terminator Robot Shape-Shift To Escape Jail

In James Cameron’s sci-fi classic, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s iconic time-traveling robot assassin, the T-800, faces off against a next-generation model, played by Robert Patrick. This upgraded Terminator proves rather difficult to disable or escape, mainly because of its liquid metal body, rendered by special effects that were groundbreaking at the time of … Read more