The next Steam Game Festival will take place in June

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 20 February 2021 17:38 GMT The next Steam Game Festival will occur in June. The next Steam Game Festival returns June 16-22, so you will have…

Story-driven exploration platformer Scarlet Deer Inn announced for Switch

Attu Games today announced Scarlet Deer Inn, a “story-driven exploration platformer game about facing inner demons.” The project has been confirmed for Switch, though there’s no word on a release…

Nvidia limits cryptocurrency capability on new RTX 3060 card

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 19 February 2021 13:54 GMT And the hardware firm has released a specific processor for mining crypto. Graphics card giant Nvidia has placed limitations on how…

Acast buys New York Times-backed podcast company RadioPublic

The growth in podcast audiences has driven a frenzy of deal-making led by music streaming purveyors Spotify, Apple and Amazon. Now, industry giant Acast is looking to boost its reach…

Engadget Podcast: Why did the power grid fail in Texas?

Texas is facing a once-in-a-century storm, and unfortunately its power grid couldn’t keep up. This week, Devindra and Cherlynn chat with native Texan and techie Alex Cranz about what happened,…

The Bronx will be the site of NYC’s first e-scooter share program

E-scooter rental sharing is finally coming to NYC starting with a pilot launching in the Bronx, the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) announced today. The program will start this spring…

Ghostrunner demo lands on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 19 February 2021 12:38 GMT The game has sold half a million copies since its launch. A demo for cyberpunk parkour game Ghostrunner has made its…

YouTube is permanently closing its creator-focused city ‘Spaces’

With the pandemic prompting tech companies from Facebook to Twitter to embrace remote working en masse, the need for large physical sites may soon start to look like an antiquated…

Crusader Kings 2 is getting a subscription service just for its DLC

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 19 February 2021 11:43 GMT You can access around $300 of content for a pretty low monthly fee. Paradox is rolling out a subscription service for…

UC San Diego’s electronics-free soft robot only needs pressurized air to move

Soft robots are more flexible than traditional machines and have the potential to squeeze into and explore more places. However, most of them need electronic components like circuit boards, valves…