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Vainglory goes cross-platform on mobile, Steam, and Mac

Super Evil Megacorp kept its promise to players as it announced today that Vainglory, the company’s mobile-based multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title, is now cross-platform across mobile, Windows via Steam, and the Mac. Kristian Segerstrale, CEO of San Mateo, California-based Super Evil Megacorp, said in an interview with GamesBeat last December that players in any of the […]

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Gab, Social Network Favored By The Far-Right, Goes Offline After Synagogue Shooting

Gab.com, the self-described “free speech social media platform” popular with alt-right activists and white nationalists, has gone offline after facing widespread backlash in the aftermath of Saturday’s mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Several companies that had provided Gab with crucial services to keep the site running ― including its domain provider ― have cut […]

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Who Goes There?: The Thing returns to the tabletop

Enlarge / The boardgame for the book is better crowd? Charlie Theel Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Few moments linger in my brain like a particular scene in John Carpenter’s movie The Thing. In the cold of an Antarctic night, the […]