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‘FIFA 20’ will add South America’s largest club tournament in March

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Foto/Franco Vera Fùtbol fans are about to get a welcome addition to FIFA 20. EA is adding CONMEBOL Libertadores, South America’s largest club tournament, as part of a free update to the game in March 2020. The expansion pits some of the continent’s hotter teams against each other, such […]

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Google Earth’s new creation tools help you tell stories

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Google Google Earth offered community tour-building features for a while, but the attention shifted to professional “Voyager” stories after the big redesign in 2017. Now, however, Google is swinging its attention back to stories from everyday users. It’s introducing creation tools in Google Earth’s web version to help you tell […]

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Xbox One update helps you buy the games your friends are playing

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Devindra Hardawar/Engadget It could soon be all too easy to cave into peer pressure if you’re an Xbox One owner. Microsoft is trotting out a Guide update that not only lets you obtain more info about the games your friends are playing, but buy them, install them or play them. […]

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‘Fortnite’ star Ewok is the latest Twitch streamer to switch to Mixer

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Ewok Yet another prominent streamer is leaving Twitch for Microsoft’s Mixer. Soleil “Faze Ewok” Wheeler announced on Thursday that she will stream her upcoming Fortnite play sessions exclusively on the platform starting “soon.” pic.twitter.com/pGpElRpRj6 — FaZe EwOk (@Ewok) November 14, 2019 After Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, Cory “King Gothalion” Michael and […]

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NASA renames Kuiper Belt object following controversy

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NASA, Twitter NASA’s nickname for the distant Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, Ultima Thule, has been more than a little contentious. While it has innocuous meanings, Ultima Thule is also the term white supremacists use to refer to a mythical homeland. The agency is sidestepping that controversy, however. It just […]

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This ‘O-29’ hum is the sound of Ford’s new hybrid SUVs

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Ford Add Ford to the ranks of automakers adding sounds to notify pedestrians of oncoming electrified cars. The 2020 Escape Hybrid and Explorer Hybrid will both include a custom sound, O-29 (listen to it below) that plays when they’re moving at speeds up to 19MPH. We wouldn’t quite call it […]

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‘Star Wars’ on Disney+ reignites the Han-Greedo fan drama

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Eduardo Parra/Getty Images If you thought George Lucas’ constant tweaking of Star Wars wouldn’t extend to the Disney+ releases, you were mistaken — although it’s not quite what you might expect. Viewers have discovered that the 4K HDR remaster includes yet another change George Lucas made in the pre-Disney era […]

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Korg Minilogue XD update adds key triggers for synth sequences

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Terrence O’Brien/Engadget We really liked Korg’s Minilogue XD synth for its blend of power with a relatively affordable price, but there were some omissions that prevented it from living up to its creative potential. Thankfully, Korg appears to have tackled many of those gripes at once. The music giant has […]

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Watch a herd of MIT’s Mini Cheetah robots frolic in the fall leaves

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Biomimetics MIT, YouTube MIT wants to show that its Mini Cheetah robots aren’t just solitary creatures. The school’s Biomimetics department has posted a video of nine of the bots frolicking in the fall leaves, showing just what these pet-sized quadrupeds can do. The remote-controlled machines can backflip out of leaf […]

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AMC Games’ first title is the intentionally boring ‘Airplane Mode’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Bacronym/AMC Games Desert Bus won’t be the only big name in town for games that are purposefully, excruciatingly boring. AMC is marking the start of its game publishing division by unveiling Airplane Mode, a game from Bacronym that tasks you with sitting through a nearly six-hour transatlantic flight… in real […]

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