In case you forgot to mark your calendar, Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U is set to arrive tomorrow, and with it will come the introduction of anti-gravity racing, giving gamers the ability to eschew the pesky effects of gravity on "some of the most creative and mind-blowing track designs the series has ever seen."
Sony will be giving gamers a new option for watching its upcoming E3 press conference: your local movie theater. The company announced on its blog today that a live version of its PlayStation E3 2014 press conference will be shown at movie theaters across the United States, bringing with it some extra content and exclusive footage.
If your childhood took place in the 80s or 90s, you likely spent your fair share of time watching Reading Rainbow, the book-hailing TV show starring LeVar Burton. Earlier today, Burton and his team launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring Reading Rainbow back, and a handful of hours later it broke the $1,000,000 mark.
The much-awaited slew of Steam Machines will be delayed, it has been announced. The reasons have to do with development demands, with work on wireless prototype controllers in particular getting a mention. Ultimately, says the company, it would rather take more time than turn out an inferior product.
Oculus Rift has been tested in a variety of applications, the latest of which is as a "Virtual Ticket Blaster Experience" with Chuck E. Cheese, of all places. The kid-centric franchise is full of games and screaming children, the latter of which get to try out the virtual experience at select Chuck E. Cheese stores.
The Snowden revelations led to an increased demand for secure services, something the government has targeted repeatedly, as exemplified by the Lavabit closure and resulting legal issues. It is that secure email void in particular that Andy Yen of Harvard and a team of MIT colleagues decided to focus on, creating ProtonMail in the process.