Netflix’s Three-Body Problem Decried by U.S. Senators Over Liu Cixin’s Muslim Commentary

Netflix’s take on The Three-Body Problem might be hitting some controversial snags.Image: Tor Books Earlier this month, Netflix announced that Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss would partner with The Terror: Infamy’s Alexander Woo to adapt the beloved, Hugo-winning Chinese sci-fi epic The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin. But now, the company…

Sega’s Football Manager heads back to Xbox this fall

When it comes out on November 24th, Football Manager 2021 will the first entry in the popular simulation series to make its way to Xbox consoles in more than a decade. Sega plans to release the game on Xbox One, Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X, with a single purchase getting you access to…

Atari’s Vaporware Console Is Getting Blockchain-Based Games

Photo: Ultra In what is certain to be one of the least promising moves in console gaming in 2020, Atari has partnered with a company called Ultra Gaming to offer blockchain-based game streaming to its forthcoming VCS console. Advertisement The fabled Atari VCS has long been a bit of fun vaporware that is currently suffering…

The Rallying Cry Against Apple’s App Store Policies is Getting Louder

The Apple logo is seen on the window of the newly opened company store in Bangkok on Sept. 23.Photo: Mladen Antoniv/AFP (Getty Images) Several developers and organizations have banded together to lead a campaign against Apple’s App Store policies. Announced today, the Coalition for App Fairness (CAF) is a new nonprofit dedicated to fighting for…

GameStop will have more $499 PS5s available to pre-order on Friday

If you didn’t get a chance to snag a PlayStation 5 when initial pre-orders went live last week, you’ll have a chance to try and buy one tomorrow. GameStop says it will have additional PS5 stock available to pre-order on September 25th both online and in store. We are pleased to announce that further quantities…

Facebook takes down more fake accounts linked to Russian intelligence

“While we have not seen the networks we removed today engage in these efforts, or directly target the US 2020 election, they are linked to actors associated with election interference in the US in the past, including those involved in ‘DC leaks’ in 2016,” Gleicher wrote. “These fake personas posed as editors and researchers to…

Sega is working on another Yakuza movie

Sega is developing a live-action adaptation of its popular Yakuza game series, according to Variety. With more than a dozen mainline and spinoff games, and not to mention the new sequel that’s coming to the west later this year, there’s a lot of material the movie could pull from. Based on a statement 1212 Entertainment,…

Twitter says its test to get people to read articles before tweeting worked

Twitter’s experiment that prompted people to read an article before tweeting it out has succeeded in getting more people to read before they tweet, the company said.  The company has been testing the feature since June, when it first started asking some of its Android users if they wanted to open a link before retweeting…

How to Figure Out if Corporate Climate Plans Are Bullshit or Not

Jeff Bezos touting Amazon’s Climate Pledge, which benefits Amazon.Photo: Eric Baradat/AFP (Getty Images) The planet is in full-on meltdown, but the brands would like you to know it’s OK. They will save us. Advertisement This week—officially Climate Week—has seen a flurry of pledges, plans, commitments, vows, words, promises, sacred oaths, and blood pacts from companies…

Ousted Cambridge Analytica CEO can’t run another company for seven years

Nix previously served as CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the data firm that used a personality quiz to harvest information from millions of Facebook users, which sparked government investigations in the US and UK. He was ousted as CEO shortly after the UK’s Channel 4 published the results of an undercover investigation that showed Nix describing…