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There's really no getting around it: this is Diablo through a #Minecraft prism. (That's a good thing.) https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/minecraft-dungeons-hands-on-a-shameless-diablo-clone-and-better-for-it/
RT @samred: Congrats to our #e3 top ten: @DoubleFine @CyberpunkGame @DOOM @remedygames @RAD_Studios @Obsidian @NintendoAmerica @FinalFantas…
Buried within that Nintendo #E32019 demo: Doom co-creator John Romero is coming back with what looks like a tactical strategy game set in the gangster era. Empire of Sin will come to Switch in spring 2020. https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/switch-zelda-sequel-animal-crossing-headline-nintendos-e3-event/
Review: Director Jim Jarmusch puts his deadpan stamp on The Dead Don’t Die http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/review-director-jim-jarmusch-puts-his-deadpan-stamp-on-the-dead-dont-die/ by @JenLucPiquant
"Even if #WatchDogsLegion falls flat on its face with its mix of ambition and overly familiar content, I want front-row seats to the results." https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/watch-dogs-legion-gameplay-premiere-taking-the-n-out-of-npc/
Offsides, La Liga app developers, offsides. https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/06/spanish-soccer-leagues-app-caught-eavesdropping-on-users-in-anti-piracy-push/
At the risk of sounding like a stuck record (or perhaps a looped .mp3 file, since this is 2019), infrastructure matters when it comes to getting people to switch to an electric vehicle. https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/06/electric-car-charging-in-america-just-got-a-little-bit-easier/
Final Fantasy VII Remake hands-on: Already feels like the one for jaded JRPG fans http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/final-fantasy-vii-remake-hands-on-already-feels-like-the-one-for-jaded-jrpg-fans/ by @samred
Hackers behind dangerous oil and gas intrusions are probing US power grids http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/06/hackers-behind-dangerous-oil-and-gas-intrusions-are-probing-us-power-grids/ by @dangoodin001
The Miley #BlackMirror episode is just a documentary on the near-future, right? https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/review-black-mirror-s5-doesnt-quite-capture-the-magic-of-earlier-seasons/
Didn't get this on the #E32019 demo scene, but still a tad curious https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/05/why-the-quirky-playdate-portable-could-succeed-where-ouya-failed/
"Compact crossovers like the Forester have to find the elusive balance between performance and fuel economy. The Forester is good at the latter—it's rated at 29mpg and we saw 30.2mpg in a week of mixed driving. The former can be a mixed bag." https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/06/it-watches-you-drive-subaru-forester-review/
We tested plenty of e-readers: those Kindle Paperwhites really are quite charming. https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/05/guidemaster-ars-tests-and-picks-the-best-e-readers-for-every-budget/
All these great #E32019 demos remind us... whyyyyy Anthem? https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/02/anthem-game-review-honestly-its-not-finished/
*Sigh* still hope this becomes better than its beta indicates https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/05/mario-kart-tour-beta-hands-on-microtransactions-land-like-a-nasty-blue-shell/
"Over 30m of #DoomEternal play, I'm hard pressed to point out any differences btwn the Stadia version and one running on a local PC. The 60fps animation didn't noticeably stutter the entire demo, and the apparent resolution didn't dip below 1080p either." https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/stadias-e3-doom-eternal-demo-made-me-a-cloud-gaming-believer/
OK, less than 6 months.... plenty of time to rewatch the originals #TerminatorDarkFate https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/05/linda-hamilton-is-back-and-buff-as-ever-in-terminator-dark-fate-trailer/
What happened after #TheShining? We're about to find out (thanks to the team behind Haunting of Hill House) #DoctorSleep https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/little-danny-torrance-is-all-grown-up-and-still-shining-in-doctor-sleep-trailer/
"This is such a good deal that it ought to keep Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos up at night... one thing that's even better than two-day deliveries is two-hour deliveries" #TargetDelivery https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/06/targets-same-day-deliveries-might-break-my-amazon-prime-addiction/
If all this #E32019 chatter has you jonesing for some new games, don't forget there's a big Switch game sale currently in progress https://arstechnica.com/staff/2019/06/dealmaster-a-ton-of-nintendo-switch-games-are-on-sale-this-week/
We used to be friends: Veronica Mars is back in the first full season 4 trailer http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/hulus-first-full-trailer-for-veronica-mars-season-4-is-here/ by @SamuelAxon
Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight http://arstechnica.com/science/2019/06/anti-vaxxers-defeated-ny-bans-exemptions-as-doctors-vote-to-step-up-fight/ by @BethMarieMole
Porn trolling mastermind Paul Hansmeier gets 14 years in prison http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/06/porn-trolling-mastermind-paul-hansmeier-gets-14-years-in-prison/ by @binarybits
Review: Men in Black: International is solid addition to the popular franchise http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/review-men-in-black-international-is-solid-addition-to-the-popular-franchise/ by @JenLucPiquant
Cable companies can save money now that DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade is mostly done http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/06/cable-investment-drops-as-comcast-and-charter-finish-docsis-3-1-ro llouts/ by @jbrodkin
Sure, Sony skipped, but our #BestOf #E32019 list shows the slimmed down conference still had plenty of games to salivate over (*lots of real-time gameplay to boot*) https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/the-best-games-demos-and-tech-of-e3-2019/
Show premieres tonight at 11p ET on @HBO \m/ "#LosEspookys has a tone and comedic sensibility unlike much else on TV—it can at times evoke the naivety and obsession of Community, the awkwardness of Nathan For You, or the core group rapport of Broad City." https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/hbos-los-espookys-will-make-you-want-to-be-a-horror-technician-too/
If you’re crazy rich, you can pay Ferrari to be a test driver http://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/06/if-youre-crazy-rich-you-can-pay-ferrari-to-be-a-test-driver/ by @drgitlin
Sneaky tax-prep companies may soon have to be less sneaky https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/06/congress-drops-proposal-to-ban-the-irs-from-competing-with-turbotax/
One dead after poop transplant gone wrong, FDA warns http://arstechnica.com/science/2019/06/killer-poop-fecal-transplant-patients-death-prompts-fda-to-push-out-warning/ by @BethMarieMole
Talk about commitment to an aesthetic https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/06/heres-what-an-apple-tv-and-alexa-look-like-on-an-old-tv-and-record-player-cabinet/
Huawei export ban claims another victim: Huawei’s $2,600 foldable smartphone http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/06/huawei-like-samsung-delays-its-foldable-smartphone/ by @RonAmadeo
Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day http://arstechnica.com/science/2019/06/study-finds-that-a-gps-outage-would-cost-1-billion-per-day/ by @SciGuySpace
Roughly five years ago... *BZZZZZZTWHAP* Coincidentally (maybe), we don't review consumer drones as often these days. https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2014/06/flying-and-crashing-a-1300-quadcopter-drone/
It is too damn hot, and that can be a public health issue. https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/06/how-many-more-will-die-in-us-heatwaves-as-world-warms/
Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/06/targets-same-day-deliveries-might-break-my-amazon-prime-addiction/ by @binarybits
"The Triada case is a good example of how Android malware authors are becoming more adept. This case also shows that it's harder to infect Android devices, especially if the malware author requires privilege elevation." https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/06/google-confirms-2017-supply-chain-attack-that-sneaked-backdoor-on-android-devices/
The best games, demos, and tech of E3 2019 http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/the-best-games-demos-and-tech-of-e3-2019/ by @samred
Wait, THQ Nordic might have made the most surprising game of #E32019? #TtDoT https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/after-8chan-gate-thqn-unveils-stirring-anti-nazi-game-set-in-1930s-germany/
"A race track is the perfect setting to enjoy a car like this, particularly a track as wide and fast as Willow Springs. Simply put, the Huracán Evo's performance may be too extreme to really appreciate on public roads." https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/06/the-lamborghini-huracan-evo-can-make-anyone-feel-like-a-driving-god/
Another headphone jack bites the dust... #GalaxyNote10 https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/06/get-an-early-look-at-the-very-rectangular-samsung-galaxy-note-10/
#MinecraftDungeons is proof "kid-friendly" dungeon crawling can still be creative, chaotic fun. https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/minecraft-dungeons-hands-on-a-shameless-diablo-clone-and-better-for-it/
HBO’s Los Espookys will make you want to be a horror technician, too http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/hbos-los-espookys-will-make-you-want-to-be-a-horror-technician-too/ by @nathanmattise
An Apple offering was a poor experience on Windows? You don't say... https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/06/apples-new-and-improved-icloud-for-windows-app-is-live-on-the-microsoft-store/
What is happening? “Our goal is to not only tell a compelling story leveraging Magic: The Gathering’s incredible body of work, but to also push the medium and perception of storytelling through animation...” https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/post-end-game-russo-brothers-to-adapt-magic-the-gathering-for-netflix/
More Keanu in everything, plz. #E32019 #Cyberpunk2077 https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/keanu-reeves-confirms-cyberpunk-2077s-release-date-april-16-2020/
Yes, yes—Halo, new console coming, etc.—but #FlightSimulator is back and better than ever it seems #E32019 https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/halo-infinite-confirmed-for-holiday-2020-at-crowded-xbox-e3-event/
Just a suggestion... maybe Dad would appreciate an ad-free, tracking-free reading experience for #FathersDay? https://arstechnica.com/staff/2018/03/ars-pro-now-free-of-trackers-for-subscribers/
"What is it like to be raised by a robot? Who is that young girl, and what's her story? That became the movie #IAmMother." https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/06/i-am-mother-envisions-a-dark-future-world-where-ai-is-almost-human/
Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/06/heres-what-an-apple-tv-and-alexa-look-like-on-an-old-tv-and-record-player-cabinet/ by @SamuelAxon
There are a lot of security problems with paperless voting. And now the US' leading elections-equipment provider says it will stop selling them. via @arstechnica https://wired.trib.al/An7MsD6
 
 
 
 
 
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