Gaming

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands review — A modern feel for a venerated MMORPG

Shadowlands, World of Warcraft’s newest expansion, takes the muddled mess that the previous Battle for Azeroth expansion became and sorts it into a beautiful, rewarding flow. It quietly modernizes systems that desperately needed attention, sneaks in graphics enhancements and a cohesive storyline, and even takes time to poke fun at itself. Its dungeons are fun […]

Gears & Gadgets

Massive, China-state-funded hack hits companies around the world, report says

Enlarge / Computer chip with Chinese flag, 3d conceptual illustration. Steve McDowell / Agefotostock Researchers have uncovered a massive hacking campaign that’s using sophisticated tools and techniques to compromise the networks of companies around the world The hackers, most likely from a well-known group that’s funded by the Chinese government, are outfitted with both off-the-shelf […]

Gaming

Beware of sandworms: Dune trailer gives us our first look at an epic world

Timothée Chalamet stars as Paul Atriedes in Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming adaptation of Dune. Warner Bros. debuted the first trailer today for Dune, director Denis Villeneuve’s ambitious (could it be anything else?) adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sprawling epic novel. It was preceded by a livestreamed event in which Late Show host Stephen Colbert interviewed Villeneuve and […]