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So You’re Buying a New Console. Does Cloud Gaming Matter?

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With the imminent release of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, it’s nearly time to decide what (if any) console you’ll buy for the next generation. For most generations, this decision might be made by which games you want to play. But the advent of cloud streaming via services like Stadia, Microsoft’s Cloud Gaming, […]

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‘Watch Dogs: Legion’ Tackles Surveillance Without Humanity

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Back in 2015, when creative director Clint Hocking and his team began crafting the near-future world of Watch Dogs: Legion, some of the biggest tech companies in the world were confidently predicting skies buzzing with package-delivery drones and streets full of autonomous vehicles. Everyone would be using cryptocurrency, playing AR games, and making stuff on […]

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The Nintendo 3DS’ Surprisingly Social Legacy

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I tell this story a lot: I didn’t have much of a life before the Nintendo 3DS. It happened a year after I moved to New York. Aside from my housemates and a couple of over-friendly acquaintances, I didn’t know a lot of people, and certainly none who’d play video games with me. It was […]

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What is Virtual Reality (VR)? The Complete WIRED Guide

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When actual VR took root in our minds as an all-encompassing simulacrum is a little fuzzier. As with most technological breakthroughs, the vision likely began with science fiction—specifically Stanley G. Weinbaum’s 1935 short story “Pygmalion’s Spectacles,” in which a scientist devises a pair of glasses that can “make it so that you are in the […]

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14 Best Xbox One Games Every Player Should Try (2019)

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The Xbox One may not have the momentum of the Switch or the buzz surrounding the upcoming PlayStation 5, but that’s just fine. It’s been around the block a few times and has a massive catalog of amazing titles to play. Between the powerful Xbox One X and its surprisingly robust Game Pass subscription that […]