Minecon Earth, an annual celebration of all things “Minecraft,” takes place this weekend on Saturday, Sept. 29. The livestream will be about 90 minutes long and it’ll include pre- and post-show content, community panels, announcements, and more.
The broadcast begins at 11:30 a.m. Eastern with a pre-show, then the main show follows at 12:00 p.m. The post-show starts around 1:50 p.m. followed by live “Minecraft” developer panels.
Magic Leap is donating 500 Magic Leap One Creator Edition headsets for Unreal Engine development via Epic Games’ MegaGrants program, it announced on Thursday during Unreal Engine Build: Detroit ’19. Under the MegaGrants program, developers can apply to receive a Magic Leap One device, free of charge, by filling out an online submission. There is [...]
Developer Respawn Entertainment said it’s “100% committed to the long-term growth” of its new battle royale game “Apex Legends” in an open letter to the community on Thursday, even as it admitted the title’s rapid growth left the team some clear challenges. “To say that the launch of ‘Apex Legends’ exceeded our expectations would be [...]
Mixer is introducing a Mixer Loot, an AI-powered rewards experience in which Mixer users can earn in-game content by catching Mixer streams. Mixer Loot is a new way for viewers to earn content while watching their favorite streamers. It utilizes the same kind of AI-powered tech as HypeZone to scan streams on the platform and [...]
More than a dozen years after launching as a premier video game peripheral company, Astro Gaming is finally getting around to the impetus for its creation: creating a game controller. The spark that inspired Astro Gaming’s creation was born out of work done by design shop Astro Studios to help to create the iconic look [...]
“EVE Online” developer CCP Games is reinstating three players it recently banned after an internal investigation found they’re innocent, it announced in a blog post on Thursday. One of those players is former GOP election official Brian Schoeneman, who goes by the name “Brisc Rubal” in-game. Schoeneman was elected to “EVE Online’s” Council of Stellar [...]
“Avengers: Endgame’s” Brie Larson took to “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” to play around in virtual reality. After chatting with Fallon about the upcoming Marvel superhero flick, Larson got hooked up with an HTC Vive with the talk show hit to give “Beat Saber” a try. Fallon was first up, who played through a [...]
UPDATED: Cox Cable is testing a new “Elite Gamer Service” that is designed to speed up connections between gamers and games, but which the company says doesn’t prioritize internet use. The service began testing in Arizona this week and Cox tells Variety it plans to run the test for about three weeks. The $15 a [...]