Threads is adding live scores for sports games, starting with the NBA

Threads, the Twitter-like app from Instagram, is adding live scores for sports games. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Friday that Threads has started testing live scores for NBA games, and that the platform plans to add support for additional leagues in the future. The launch of the feature comes as Threads continues to take … Read more

‘Hunger Games’ Secrets Revealed, Including Jennifer Lawrence’s Big Pay Increase & 1 Scene She Hated Filming | EG, evergreen, Extended, Hunger Games, Movies, Set Secrets, Slideshow, The Hunger Games | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip

The Hunger Games franchise is still generating headlines to this day. However, we bet that even the most adoring fans don’t know all of the behind-the-scenes secrets from the original movies. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, the franchise tells its story across four movies. It all started 12 years ago today (March … Read more

March Madness bracket: Full schedule, TV channels, scores for 2024 NCAA Tournament games

An upset-filled regular season set the stage for what could be a chaotic March Madness run. This year, there are several squads that possess the chemistry and talent to win the championship trophy. Houston, Purdue and UConn are certainly in that group after posting impressive overall records before entering the NCAA Tournament bracket. But every … Read more

GameScent Wants You to Smell the Gunfire While You Play Video Games

Burnt rubber and gunfire are not the most pleasing of smells, but for action games, they might be the most common. At least, that’s true for GameScent, a new device that aims to make gaming more immersive by adding smell to the equation. GameScent, which dropped late last month to a bit of fanfare and … Read more

Qualcomm says most Windows games should ‘just work’ on its unannounced Arm laptops

Can Qualcomm replicate Apple’s feat and finally create Arm-based laptops worth buying, 15 years after its first attempts? Here’s one incredibly promising sign it might: Qualcomm is telling game developers their titles should already work on a wave of upcoming Snapdragon-powered Windows laptops — no porting required. In a 2024 Game Developers Conference session titled … Read more

Sago Mini World’s toddler iPad games are adorable and thoughtful

Kids entertainment can be a special kind of hell if you’re not a kid. For every Bluey — a show that’s thoughtful, funny, and thoroughly watchable if you’re over the age of five — there’s a Blippi. If you’re not familiar, he’s a kind of MrBeast for toddlers. But he’s hardly alone: YouTube Kids is … Read more

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Sets the Curve for Revisiting Old Games

The newly-released Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is the second chapter in the modern retelling of the 1997 classic Final Fantasy VII, expanding the middle chunk of the original game into a new 80+ hour experience. Rebirth is a triumph and a joyful modernization that thoughtfully reimagines the original and sets the curve for video game … Read more

Wordle Celebrates 1,000 Games. Here Are the Best Starter Words to Use

Wordle, the New York Times-owned online puzzle, celebrated its 1,000th game on March 15. The Times bought the game from creator Josh Wardle for seven figures in 2022. A Times spokesperson told me it lists the very first Wordle as appearing on June 19, 2021, so if your games-played streak spans from the Times 2022 acquisition, you … Read more

‘The Hunger Games’ proves damaging for Jennifer Lawrence: here’s why

‘The Hunger Games’ proves damaging for Jennifer Lawrence: here’s why The Hunger Games arguably put Jennifer Lawrence into the mainstream. But, the injuries she received during the shooting of the franchise are, to say the least, damaging. In a throwback interview with Empire, the Oscar winner actress opened up about encountering an injury in her … Read more