Engadget is a web magazine with obsessive daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics 2022-08-12 20:45:54

There have been rumblings for a while that a remake of Alone in the Dark was in the works and THQ Nordic confirmed at its summer showcase that the rumors are (sort of) true. It’s bringing a “reimagining” of the 1992 classic to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and PC, though didn't reveal when to expect it.The Lovecraftian original is widely considered the first 3D survival horror game (it earned a Guinness World Record stating as much), but there … [Read more...]

DoorDash is now delivering purchases from Facebook Marketplace

You might not have to pick up your local Facebook Marketplace purchases in the near future. Meta has confirmed to The Wall Street Journal that DoorDash is now handling Facebook Marketplace deliveries as part of an "early" partnership. Couriers will deliver orders that are small enough to fit in a car trunk and come from sellers up to 15 miles away, The Journal's sources said, and should complete their dropoffs within 48 hours.The feature is … [Read more...]

BMW and Toyota plan to release jointly-built fuel cell cars in 2025

The longstanding green car partnership between BMW and Toyota is relatively close to bearing more fruit. As Autoblogexplains, BMW sales chief Pieter Nota told Nikkei in an interview that the brands aim to sell jointly-developed hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as soon as 2025. Nota didn't hint at what to expect, but stressed that fuel cells are "particularly relevant" for large SUVs like the iX5 Hydrogen concept (above). Small-volume production of … [Read more...]

Engadget is a web magazine with obsessive daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics 2022-08-12 18:52:47

Try as it might, Hogwarts Legacy developer Avalanche Software can't magically make its creation arrive any sooner. In fact, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has once again delayed the game, which at least now has a firm release date. It will hit PC, PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S on February 10th. The Switch release date will be announced sometime soon, indicating that version faces a further delay."The team is excited … [Read more...]

Google is testing a way to start streaming games from search results

One thing that will help bolster adoption of cloud gaming is by making it as easy as possible to fire up a game. To that end, Google is testing a way to start playing something with a single click from search results, even if it's not on the company's own Stadia platform.The test, which was spotted by Bryant Chappel of The Nerf Report, not only enables folks to directly launch a game on Stadia, but it works with Xbox Cloud Gaming, NVIDIA … [Read more...]

Former Qualcomm VP charged over $150 million acquisition fraud

Qualcomm was apparently the victim of a sophisticated fraud. The Los Angeles Timesreports the federal government revealed charges against former Qualcomm research VP Karim Arabi and three others for allegedly tricking the chip maker into spending $150 million in 2015 to acquire technology that it already had. After Arabi developed a quicker method of testing processors, the four launched a scheme to falsely claim that a Canadian graduate student … [Read more...]