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This band is selling custom T-shirts based on your Spotify habits

Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming preview is now live

YouTube Decade makes me yearn for the simpler days of ‘Surprised Kitty’

Disney+ launch lineup: Every movie and TV show available to stream in the US on day one

Leaked Fortnite Chapter 2 trailer provides a first glimpse at the new island

The new season also has pogo sticks, boats, and... fishing?

With the apocalyptic black hole event, Fortnite’s storytelling has grown increasingly ambitious

Microsoft unveils Xbox content filters to stop the swears and toxicity

Nvidia’s GeForce Now is starting to roll out on Android

Joker mimics King of Comedy and Fight Club, but it’s a completely different kind of film

Razer’s new Blade 15 Advanced has a clickier keyboard with deeper travel

Fortnite has been down for hours as millions of players stare at a black hole

Missed Messages is a powerful romance / horror game about communicating

9 new trailers you should watch this week

Blizzard breaks its silence on controversial suspension of pro Hong Kong Hearthstone player

El Camino adds no redemption to Breaking Bad, but ups the insight into Jesse Pinkman

Succession’s creator wrote one of the best Black Mirror episodes

Apple orders new entry in Band of Brothers TV series, stealing a top franchise from HBO

Riot doesn’t want League of Legends broadcasters discussing ‘sensitive topics’ on the air

More political speech plays

Ang Lee puts Will Smith through the digital wringer in the dizzying Gemini Man

The evil-smartphone movie Jexi doesn’t understand why people like technology

Concrete Genie is a brief, heartwarming adventure with lots of magical painting

The painfully generic new animated Addams Family deserves no snaps

Amazon Music starts rolling out its Apple TV app

Ubisoft is turning more of its games into animated shows

Tidal now offers a discount to firefighters, EMTs, and other first responders

Atari disputes reports that its retro-inspired console is doomed

Steam will soon let you play local multiplayer games over the internet

Blizzard employees walked out in protest following pro-Hong Kong player ban

In the Tall Grass director Vincenzo Natali doesn’t know if Stephen King read his script

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep is the game Destiny always should have been

Here’s why this is the decade of superstar astronaut movie roles

space films are an alternative to superheroes

New blockchain-based music streaming service Audius is a copyright nightmare

Question Club: the best and worst Joker debate topics

Indie game makers open up about the money they actually make

A dozen creators get candid about cash

Unlike Blizzard, Epic Games says it won’t ban players for political speech

The next console war is going to be way more fun than the last one

Xbox One’s parental control time limits now apply across Windows and Android

Call of Duty is the biggest mobile game launch ever, with 100 million downloads

After Hearthstone player’s ban, Blizzard is in hot water with lawmakers