Uncharted 4 and the grief of finishing a great video game

Games technology is at a stage now where we have climbed the uncanny valley, the point at which human-like characters look weird and scary because they’re not quite human. Major studios now use complex multi-camera set-ups to film and capture not just the body movements of actors, but their facial expressions too. This process used […]

The city was at the epicenter of Europe’s pandemic. Now its soccer club wants to ‘bring a smile’ back to ‘damaged’ region

Zapata has scored 41 goals in the last two seasons, Muriel has scored 19 goals — his most in a single campaign — and Ilicic, at 32 years of age, is a candidate for Serie A player of the season — and became the first player to score four away goals in a Champions League […]

Pep Guardiola admits Man City must eradicate their weakness to win Champions League

It is a recurring problem Guardiola conceded City – who lead Real 2-1 from the first leg – must solve if they are to have any chance of realising their long-held dream of being crowned champions of Europe.

Ex-coach Genesio: Lyon must use our Man City win and believe

— OL English 🇬🇧 (@OL_English) August 11, 2020 “That victory was not mine. It was that of everyone, the staff, a president who was behind us and, obviously, the players first. It was a real collective happiness, joy because nobody imagined that possible.

Atalanta v PSG: The battle of the Champions League’s great entertainers

PSG’s knack for scoring should come as little surprise since they have the best shooting accuracy (26.32 per cent) of all the quarter-finalists. Atalanta are strangely much lower down at 17.58, although that’s perhaps a figure that is skewed by their number of attempts: they have managed 80 shots inside the box compared to PSG’s […]

How the telephone became the first great remote-learning technology

Such technical glitches led the Bell System and Executone, a maker of business communications equipment, to build hardware specifically for school-to-home communications. This new gear gave students at home (or, sometimes, in a hospital) a gadget that resembled a tabletop radio, with a switch they could press when they were ready to speak. It connected […]

Final Fantasy 14 5.3: Nier Automata’s Beloved Character Finally Shows Up In Crossover Story

Such was not the case; the unnamed androids switch to white outfits, showing their true colors and revealing that 2P is with the attacking party. Just before 2P strikes one of the Dwarves, 2B shows up to protect them and engages in a quick duel. Afterward, 2P and her fellow white-clad androids take to their […]

Halo Infinite Delayed To 2021, Will Miss Xbox Series X Launch

“We know this will be disappointing to many of you and we all share in that sentiment. The passion and support the community has shown over the years has been incredible and inspiring. We wanted nothing more than to play our game with the community this holiday. The extra time will let us finish the […]

Madden NFL 21 Cover Star Lamar Jackson Reflects On Joining The Elite Club

Because EA Sports was not able to conduct a photo shoot with Jackson for Madden NFL 21 due to COVID-19, the publisher worked with the team photographer for Jackson’s Baltimore Ravens to feature multiple photos of the athlete on the cover. The result is a striking cover that showcases different sides of Jackson and his […]

Emmanuel Adebayor takes the gilt off his goals with hint of trophies or else

“When I joined this club, I was told by most of my friends and team-mates that I had a great chance of winning something but for the last three years I have gone on holiday having not won a trophy and with an empty heart,” he says. “Now it’s the time to achieve things. Maybe […]