Hideo Kojima debuts six-minute ‘Death Stranding’ gameplay video

imageDeath Stranding director/producer/designer/co-writer Hideo Kojima has revealed the first extended look at gameplay for his long-awaited next title. Unsurprisingly, given what we know about this game so far, it's pretty wild.

Engadget RSS Feed

Filed in Gaming | Comment Now

Spotify’s Premium Family plans get an explicit content filter

imageSpotify is rolling out a new Premium Family Plan with a much-awaited setting. Parents will now have the ability to filter out songs with swearing, violence, drugs and more via an explicit content filter that can be applied to individual accounts. Tha…

Engadget RSS Feed

Filed in Gaming | Comment Now

MIT experts find a way to reduce video stream buffering on busy WiFi

imageIs there anything more annoying that trying to watch a video on a slow internet connection shared with a bunch of other users? Skips, endless buffering, and ugly pixelation can ruin the experience of watching a movie or TV show when everyone in your…

Engadget RSS Feed

Filed in Gaming | Comment Now

Kevin Smith is making a ‘He-Man’ anime series for Netflix

imageNetflix is working with filmmaker Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats) to create a He-Man limited anime series entitled Masters of the Universe: Revelation. Smith, who'll serve as the project's showrunner and executive producer, has unveiled the new show a…

Engadget RSS Feed

Filed in Gaming | Comment Now

Runkeeper drops its Wear OS app due to a ‘buggy experience’

imageAdd Runkeeper to the list of companies dropping their smartwatch apps — albeit not for the usual reasons. The developer is warning customers that it's scrapping its Wear OS app as of the 9.13 release. It's "just not able" to deliver the best exper…

Engadget RSS Feed

Filed in Gaming | Comment Now

Drako’s GTE electric supercar will be a four-motor, 1,200HP monster

imageThe new Tesla Roadster won't be the only wildly overpowered electric supercar arriving in the near future. Drako Motors (a startup created by Barracuda Networks co-founder Dean Drako) has unveiled the GTE, an electric sedan that's built to take on t…

Engadget RSS Feed

Filed in Gaming | Comment Now

Hitting the Books: How big tech might monopolize AI

imageWelcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and…

Engadget RSS Feed

Filed in Gaming | Comment Now

YouTube Originals will be free to watch starting on September 24th

imageEarlier this year, YouTube promised to make its original shows — exclusive to paying Premium members at the moment — available to the public as ad-supported programming. Now, the Google subsidiary is staying true to its word and making all original…

Engadget RSS Feed

Filed in Gaming | Comment Now

The Morning After: Some Microsoft Surface devices are being severely throttled

imageHey, good morning!

Welcome to Friday, you heroes. This morning, we're confused by Amazon's fulfillment center ambassadors (parody? terribly programmed bots? neither?), detailing the battle to make smart homes less of a chore and excited about the r…

Engadget RSS Feed

Filed in Gaming | Comment Now

Twitter is testing a filter for potentially offensive messages

imageTwitter is taking its screening of unknown direct messages a step further. The social media giant announced today that it is testing a filter for messages that contain offensive content. Messages containing potentially suspect words will be stored aw…

Engadget RSS Feed

Filed in Gaming | Comment Now