The joys — and perils — of off-roading in an electric vehicle

Everyone knows off-road vehicles are loud, obnoxious, and polluting. But what this article presupposes is, what if they weren’t? Share this story EVs are perfect for off-roading, but how will other nature lovers react?Image: Rivian I had a strange experience earlier this year. I was driving through the woods in an 835-horsepower SUV with 908 […]

What on earth is going on with Elon Musk and Ukraine?

/ An international shitposting incident, explained Who’s whispering in Elon Musk’s ear?Illustration by Lille Allen / The Verge Look, I’ve been avoiding talking about Elon Musk’s meddling in international affairs largely because I am not expert enough in international affairs to say much of anything. But now we’ve got Fiona Hill, formerly an advisor to […]

Steam Decks will soon feature a list of internal components

/ The beta feature will help with servicing and repairs by listing component information for each Steam Deck handheld. A new beta client update will list the factory-installed components within Steam Deck handhelds.Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Valve is rolling out a fresh batch of beta updates for its Steam Deck, one of […]

Jordan Peele’s Nope is coming to Peacock next month

/ The ‘epic sci-fi pop nightmare’ will be available to stream on November 18th. Keke Palmer, Daniel Kaluuya, and Steven Yeun star in Nope.Image: Universal Pictures Nope, the part-horror, part-sci-fi, part neo-Western from Get Out director Jordan Peele, will be available to stream on Peacock from November 18th. The film, which we called “a breathtaking […]

Bayonetta 3 developer reiterates support for replacement voice actor after controversy

/ ‘We ask people to please refrain from any further comments that would disrespect Jennifer or any of the other contributors to the series.’ Bayonetta 3 is scheduled for release on October 28th.Image: PlatinumGames / Nintendo Bayonetta 3 developer PlatinumGames has responded to the controversy that’s embroiled its upcoming game after it replaced longtime protagonist […]

Bethesda’s letting people rescue their Elder Scrolls Online games from Stadia

/ After Google announced that the service was shutting down, developers have had to scramble to let people transfer their purchases and save data. Image: Bethesda If you played The Elder Scrolls Online using Google’s now-doomed Stadia cloud gaming service, I have some good news. Bethesda is making good on its promise to let people […]

Elon Musk reportedly wants to fire most of Twitter’s employees

/ And to bring back stack ranking! About 7,500 people currently work at Twitter — and 75 percent of them can expect to be shown the door, The Washington Post reports. Elon Musk, who is acquiring the company, has been telling prospective investors that he plans drastic firings to bring down costs. Musk has a deadline […]

Tesla is now taking votes for its next Supercharger locations

/ With over 4,000 Supercharger stations worldwide, the company is now letting owners vote on where to build next Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The next Supercharger station location is up to Tesla owners. The all-electric automaker put out the invitation to vote on new locations via its Tesla Charging Twitter account […]

YouTube Premium’s family plan just got more expensive

/ The cost of the plan, which removes ads for you and up to five other people, just went up by $5 per month The plan now costs $22.99 per month.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A YouTube Premium family plan now costs $22.99 per month following a price hike, as reported by 9to5Google. […]