The Best YouTube Extensions Everyone Should Use

The Best YouTube Extensions Everyone Should Use

Photo: Alexey Boldin (Shutterstock) Like every other popular website, YouTube has its share of missing features and annoyances. We have to wade through clickbait thumbnails and endless ad reads that get in the way—fortunately, there are plenty of browser extensions that fix these issues, so you can focus less on problem-solving and more on video-bingeeng. … Read more

Sonic Frontiers Review-Bombed On Metacritic After Dunkey Video

Sonic Frontiers Review-Bombed On Metacritic After Dunkey Video

Image: Sega / Kotaku Tea Metacritic page for the PlayStation 5 version of Sonic Frontiers is currently being review-bombed, seemingly in response to the latest video from popular gaming YouTuber Videogamedunkey. As you’d expect, sonic stans are coming back just as hard, defending the virtues of the blue hedgehog’s latest 3D adventure. sonic diehards claim … Read more

Elon Musk Could Turn Twitter Into The Worst Pay-To-Win Game

Elon Musk Could Turn Twitter Into The Worst Pay-To-Win Game

Photo: Taylor Hill (Getty Images) Twitter, the social media site that has spawned one A24 movie and too many meltdowns to quantify, is tumbling into its next circle of hell with soon-to-be-implemented extensive monetization. With a new $8 a month subscription to Twitter Blue, which will roll out after the midterm electionsyou can get a … Read more

New Square Enix Farming Game Lets Players Be Gender-Neutral

New Square Enix Farming Game Lets Players Be Gender-Neutral

Male, female, and cool hat. All the genders are accounted for. screenshot: Square Enix / Kotaku It shouldn’t be a big ask from gamers to have more gender-inclusive pronoun options in a video game, especially in RPGs. One producer at Square Enix thinks helping gamers feel welcome by including non-binary pronouns is such a small … Read more

Netflix Buys Up Yet Another Games Developer

Netflix Buys Up Yet Another Games Developer

Netflix is ​​tripling down on its mission to be more than a streaming service. The platform and production company is also a burgeoning video game developer. On Monday, as an expansion of the company’s foray into gaming, Netflix announced it has acquired Spry Fox—a formerly independent game-maker based in Seattle. The developer is the sixth … Read more

How to Extend Your Apple Watch’s Battery Life While Exercising

How to Extend Your Apple Watch’s Battery Life While Exercising

Photo: Ringo Chiu (Shutterstock) If you’re a heavy Apple Watch user, you’re likely often looking for ways to extend its battery life. Apple has made your life slightly easier with the addition of one more feature to get the job done. With watchOS 9.1, you’ll be able to reduce the frequency of heart rate and … Read more

New Silent Hill 2 Project Based On Classic Horror Game

New Silent Hill 2 Project Based On Classic Horror Game

Okay, wait…”Silent Hill 2: Part 1″?Image: Konami Just hours before its official presentation today, details about some silent Hill projects were possibly leaked by none other than Konami itself. Way to tell on yourself, huh? In case you didn’t know, Konami will hold a silent Hill Live stream transmission around 4:50 pm ET today on … Read more

From Tua Tagovailoa to Jack Eichel: How much control should a team have over an athlete’s body?

From Tua Tagovailoa to Jack Eichel: How much control should a team have over an athlete’s body?

Just after Tua Tagovailoa’s head forcefully struck the field, his hands contorted in involuntary spasms. While he stayed down, the stark silence of the more than 60,000 fans inside Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati and the consternation on the faces of the players who formed a semicircle around him struck a grim reminder of the sport’s … Read more

Instagram Is Getting More Ads

Instagram Is Getting More Ads

Instagram already allows businesses to add shopping tags to post to advertise goods, but the app will also now allow more ads in the Explore tab and in users’ profiles.Photo: David Dee Delgado (Getty Images) If you are tired of ads popping up in your Facebook or Instagram reels, on your pages news feed, in … Read more

Inside Wild star Kirill Kaprizov’s harrowing offseason journey back from Russia to the US

Inside Wild star Kirill Kaprizov’s harrowing offseason journey back from Russia to the US

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Like most other Wild players and staffers, head coach Dean Evason had to follow superstar winger Kirill Kaprizov’s harrowing situation from afar this summer. He saw the news reports around the NHL draft in July saying Kaprizov was wanted in Russia for allegedly obtaining a fake military ID card years ago. … Read more