E3 2020 analysis shows significant shift toward female protagonists in games

Feminist Frequency’s annual analysis of E3 game announcements looks at the divide between male, female, and gender-ambiguous or non-binary game protagonists. The data also indicates the percentage of games that allow players to choose the gender of their playable character. … Read more…

Microsoft announces $549.99 Surface Laptop Go with 12.4-inch display and Core i5 CPU

Microsoft on Thursday shored up rumors with the official introduction of a low-cost Surface Laptop. The 2-in-1 features a 12.4-inch PixelSense touchscreen display (1,536 x 1,024 resolution, 3:2 aspect ratio, 148 PPI) that’s driven by a 10th-gen Core i5-1035G1 processor … Read more…

The Morning After: To avoid censorship in India, Netflix, Amazon and Disney+ will self-regulate

India is extending its influence over major tech players. Streaming services, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar and 12 other companies, have signed a self-regulatory code to stay on the good side of India’s regulators. This inclu… Engadget RSS … Read more…

Recommended Reading: Livestreamed concerts with no crowds are still extremely risky

Underoath on risks and excitement of full-album livestream concert seriesEli Enis, RevolverThe COVID-19 pandemic has pushed bands to Instagram Live, YouTube streams and other avenues to keep in touch with fans. Typically, those performances are strip… Engadget RSS Feed BEST … Read more…