Hitman 3 Is a Beautifully Executed Finale
The final chapter of the trilogy is a master class in level design for Agent 47’s murderous escapades. Source link Read more
EA’s Laura Miele: Making games is hard, and it keeps changing
Join GamesBeat Summit 2021, happening today! Watch live here!  Laura Miele said Electronic Arts is in charge of more than 8,000 game developers at more than 22 studio locations. But in the past year, the publisher’s chief of studios hasn’t seen much of those people. In a fireside chat... Read more
Biden labor secretary Marty Walsh says gig workers should be employees
US Labor Secretary Marty Walsh told Reuters on Thursday that gig workers should be treated as employees. Having President Joe Biden’s top labor official say so is a welcome development for this class of workers — including drivers for Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash — which has long sought this... Read more
Verizon tries to sell Yahoo and AOL after spending $9 billion on fallen giants
Enlarge / Yahoo logo at the 2014 International CES conference in Las Vegas. Getty Images | Ethan Miller Verizon is reportedly ready to give up on Yahoo and AOL after spending a combined $9 billion on the once-dominant Internet brands that fell from prominence years before Verizon bought them.... Read more
2022 Kia Carnival minivan already hit with a recall for leaking fuel
Fuel leaks are no good. Kia If you’ve already parked a 2022 Kia Carnival in your driveway, there’s a good chance it’s part of a fresh recall the brand filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week. According to the documents, 2,744 of the minivans may feature... Read more
Nintendo Switch Pro: 9 Upgrades We’d Love to See (2021)
SINCE ITS RELEASE in 2017, the Nintendo Switch console has become the company’s second-best-selling home console of all time, trailing only the Wii. Nintendo is known for releasing upgraded consoles every three to five years, and while speculation around a new Switch has been brewing since 2019, a March... Read more
Huawei trained the Chinese-language equivalent of GPT-3
Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. For the better part of a year, OpenAI’s GPT-3 has remained among the largest AI language models ever created, if not the largest of its kind. Via an API, people have used it to automatically... Read more
iOS 15: Release date, new features and every rumor we’ve seen
Will iOS 15 look a lot like iOS 14? We aren’t yet sure. Patrick Holland/CNET Apple’s iOS 14.5 update is finally here, with new features including the ability to unlock your iPhone with Face ID while wearing a mask, stop apps from tracking you for advertising purposes and choose from four Siri voices (here’s how... Read more
How Naughty Dog embraced diversity in The Last of Us Part II
There’s still time to join GamesBeat Summit 2021, happening today! Register for access. The Last of Us Part II has won more than 300 game of the year awards, and we’re still talking about this beautiful yet horrifying game in 2021 because of its approach to diversity. Naughty Dog’s... Read more
Verizon “leads” all US carriers in mmWave 5G availability at 0.8%
Enlarge / A Verizon booth at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles in September 2018. US mobile customers are almost never able to connect to millimeter-wave networks even though the cellular industry and Verizon in particular have spent years hyping the fastest form of 5G. AT&T and T-Mobile... Read more