World of Warcraft: Shadowlands’ The Maw endgame zone explained

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands’ The Maw endgame zone explained

On July 8, Blizzard published a short stream, detailing plans for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands’ upcoming beta, including its experimental endgame zone: The Maw. The Maw is the very pit of hell in the Warcraft universe, and it has a brand new mechanic that makes it different from other endgame zones in World of Warcraft. … Read more

14 best movies to watch during a quarantine summer indoors

14 best movies to watch during a quarantine summer indoors

Let’s face it, summer 2020 is an odd one for entertainment. Normally, summer movie season starts around May 1, with big, loud blockbusters and plenty of movies built around beaches, vacations, and other summer pastimes. But this summer’s blockbusters have been pushed to August or later, and quarantines have made summer block parties and travel … Read more

Facial mocap comes to Unreal Engine via new iPhone app

Facial mocap comes to Unreal Engine via new iPhone app

To support collaborative work, Live Link Face uses multicast networking to synchronize with multiple devices at once. Developers promise “robust timecode support and precise frame accuracy” to further support multi-device synchronization. The “tentacle sync” feature allows the app to connect with a master clock on stage. The post doesn’t mention whether an Android equivalent app … Read more

TikTok’s likes briefly broke down at the worst possible time

TikTok’s likes briefly broke down at the worst possible time

For a few hours on Thursday afternoon, videos that appeared on TikTok user pages, following feeds, and the For You Page all displayed broken Like totals for some users across the globe. TikTok showed that these videos had zero likes. It’s not clear what caused the issue as of press time. “Hi TikTok community! We’re … Read more

Valorant Elderflame dragon skin animations and upgrades

Valorant Elderflame dragon skin animations and upgrades

Like many of Valorant’s other skin lines, the new Elderflame skins have a variety of upgrades that players can choose to unlock. Since these skins are the most complicated and elaborate in the game, it’s not a surprise that the upgrades, which include things like new animations, sound effects, and finishers, are pretty intense as … Read more

Superhot’s standalone expansion will be free if you bought the original

Superhot's standalone expansion will be free if you bought the original

Developer Superhot Team originally intended to release Mind Control Delete as DLC for Superhot. However, after hitting Steam Early Access, the expansion started to expand from community feedback. The studio says the resulting game is four times bigger than its predecessor. It features new weapons and enemies. It also expands on Superhot‘s signature time dilation gameplay with new … Read more

Right-to-repair advocates say hospitals need new rules to keep equipment working

Right-to-repair advocates say hospitals need new rules to keep equipment working

An advocacy group is urging lawmakers to make sure hospitals can repair their own equipment — citing a survey of over 200 medical professionals. The US Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) has released a new report on how “right-to-repair” rules affect medical professionals, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. It concludes that a lack of clear … Read more