Fortnite VR isn’t happening, says Epic CEO Tim Sweeney

/ He doesn’t think the game’s movement would work well in a headset. Not pictured: someone playing Fortnite.Owen Grove / The Verge If you’re waiting for Fortnite in VR, don’t hold your breath: Epic Games “has no plans” to build it, CEO Tim Sweeney tells The Verge in our new interview. The reason? Sweeney just […]

Among Us’s hide ‘n seek mode will be out on December 9th

/ You’ll be able to play Among Us with your pals in a whole new way very soon. Image: The Game Awards Among Us’ Hide ‘n Seek mode finally has a release date, and it’s coming really soon. You’ll be able to play the new mode beginning December 9th, developer Innersloth announced at The Game […]

Windows 11 is finally getting a built-in screen recording tool

/ Windows users have had to rely on the Xbox Game Bar or third parties for years, but now the Snipping Tool will offer screen recording. The Snipping Tool will get a screen recording feature soon.Image: Microsoft Microsoft is finally bringing a built-in screen recorder to Windows. The Snipping Tool in Windows 11 will soon […]

Google’s giving Pixel 7 Pro owners more control over macro mode

/ The latest version of the company’s camera app includes toggles to turn off macro focus or to manually activate it. Getting close and personal is getting easier.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google’s updating its camera app to give Pixel 7 Pro users more control over its macro mode by adding a […]

The latest Motorola Moto G Play is a 4G-only phone for $170

/ There’s at least one non-5G phone debuting next year. Motorola skipped a 2022 edition of the G Play and is pole-vaulting straight into 2023. It’s an easy bet that most new phones announced in 2023 will come with 5G, but there’s going to be at least one LTE-only device on shelves next year: the […]

Microsoft and Activision Blizzard: the latest news on the acquisition

A screenshot from Call of Duty: Warzone, Activision Blizzard’s free-to-play FPS game.Image: Activision Microsoft announced that it intends to acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion, a deal that will make Microsoft one of the biggest gaming companies in the world. With the deal, popular gaming franchises like Call of Duty, Warcraft, Overwatch, and more will […]

Sega superstars ToeJam and Earl are finally getting a movie

/ This is great, but where’s my PaRappa the Rapper animated series? That’s ToeJam on the right, alongside Earl, in case you didn’t know. Nothing can possibly prepare us for the all-encompassing funk of a movie starring ToeJam and Earl. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a ToeJam & Earl movie is currently in development at […]