World of Warcraft veteran Chris Metzen returns to Blizzard

/ Metzen retired in 2016 after 22 years at Blizzard working on World of Warcraft, Diablo, Overwatch, and StarCraft. Now he’s back as the new creative adviser for World of Warcraft. Work work! Once the resigned cry of orcs in Warcraft will now be Chris Metzen’s new mantra as he emerges from retirement to rejoin […]

The Verge’s favorite holiday gifts under $50

Great gifts don’t always command a high price tag. If you’re looking to limit your spending this holiday season, we’ve mustered a selection of affordable picks suited for everyone on your list. With the rising cost of living and ongoing inflation, it’s understandable that you may be feeling stressed about the upcoming holiday season. When […]

A plasma physicist explains what’s next after this week’s nuclear fusion breakthrough

Scientists need better targets to shoot and even more advanced lasers. Share this story Scientists, engineers and administrators from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories following the announcement of a breakthrough in fusion research on December 13th, 2022, in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Tammy Ma was about to board a plane at […]

Death Stranding is getting a film adaptation

/ It’s still early, but Hideo Kojima’s bizarre universe is about to get even bigger. Death StrandingImage: Kojima Productions The Death Stranding cinematic universe is getting a little bigger. Not long after a sequel to the 2019 video game was announced, now comes news that a film is also in the works. The project will […]

Apple is expanding Mythic Quest with a new spinoff series

/ Is Apple making an MQCU? Ashly Burch, who stars in Mythic Quest, is part of the team heading up the new series.Image: Apple Apple is building on the success of its Apple TV Plus comedy about game development, Mythic Quest, with a new spinoff series titled Mere Mortals. The eight-episode series will be more […]

The Echo Show 15 now with Fire TV

/ Amazon’s largest smart display gets the Fire TV interface, adding streaming services like Disney Plus, HBO Max, and native YouTube apps to this multi-functional screen. But it has lost some of its touch. Fire TV comes to the Echo Show 15, but you need to use a remote. The Echo Show 15 now comes […]

Some Peacock originals are coming to JetBlue’s in-flight entertainment system

/ JetBlue is joining the stable of airlines making deals with streaming services. Some new content for the in-seat screens.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Peacock original show Bel-Air doesn’t actually have anything to do with flying, but you may be able to watch it next time you’re in the air. JetBlue has […]

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 launches on PS5 in fall 2023

/ Spider-Man is officially back in the fall of next year. The Spideys are back in the fall of next year.Image: Sony Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 from PlayStation’s Insomniac Games will officially be launching on PS5 in fall 2023, Sony announced on Thursday. While we don’t have any more specific timing than that launch window, it […]