Tag Archive: Story


Take a look at the entire Kingdom Hearts story so far

Grab some popcorn. If we’re going to do this right, you’re going to be here awhile.

It’s a well-known fact that amongst Kingdom Hearts fans that the series is notoriously complex. It rivals games like Metal Gear Solid in its narrative and parody mocking how complicated it is. Kingdom Hearts lore has been subject to extensive wikis being written on the topics, and fans for years (including myself!) trying to piece all the jigsaw pieces Tetsuya Nomura  [Read More…]

That PayPal Trojan story is stupid and a waste of everyone’s time

Another mostly pointless Android security scare that probably doesn’t apply to you or anyone you know.

Some of us woke up to what seemed like a serious security scare for a lot of Android users this morning.

First detected by ESET in November 2018, the malware combines the capabilities of a remotely controlled banking Trojan with a novel misuse of Android Accessibility services, to target users of the official PayPal app.

This story was accompanied by a  [Read More…]

Minecraft: Story Mode is finally on Netflix

An interactive story that’s somewhere between a show and a game.

After a number of delays and the closure of developer Telltale Games, the episodic title Minecraft: Story Mode has finally arrived on Netflix as an interactive choose-your-own-adventure series.

Calling Netflix’s version of Story Mode a “game” is a bit of a misnomer. Unlike the console version, you don’t actually interact with the world around you or even control where Jesse, the lead character, moves around; instead,  [Read More…]

Should you buy Kingdom Hearts: The Story So far?

Best answer: Yes. Kingdom Hearts is a notoriously convoluted series, so much so that it’s become a running joke about how difficult it is to explain its plot. If you’re gearing up for Kingdom Hearts III, this is the perfect bundle to get you caught up.

Amazon: Kingdom Hearts: The Story So Far ($ 40)

What’s included?

The better question is: What isn’t included? Because this bundle contains just about everything. Though some of the titles  [Read More…]

Catch up on the entire Kingdom Hearts ‘Story So Far’ for PlayStation 4

Dive back into the originals before the new adventure begins.

With Kingdom Hearts 3 less than four months away from its release, Square Enix is releasing yet another Kingdom Hearts collection on PlayStation 4 to get new players up to speed before the finale of the Xehanort saga, titled Kingdom Hearts: The Story So Far.

This collection comprises the 1.5 + 2.5 HD Remix Collection with the 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Collection. Though all of these games  [Read More…]

Nokia 7.1 hands-on: A $350 success story

It won’t make headlines, but this phone ticks all the right boxes.

The Nokia 7.1 isn’t going to steal any headlines but it represents a significant upgrade over its predecessor and could be a smash hit. Replacing the Nokia 7, it borrows several clues from the more-premium Nokia 7 Plus, and at $ 349, it could be a smash-hit stateside.

Aiming to provide competition for devices like the Honor 10, it has everything you’d expect in a  [Read More…]

The inside story of how the POCO F1 costs just $300

Two factors: conscious cost-saving and Xiaomi’s supply chain.

With so many diverse options in the smartphone segment, it’s hard for a new player to stand out. However, Xiaomi’s sub-brand managed to do just that. When POCO unveiled the F1, it did something that I thought wasn’t possible anymore: take Indian consumers by surprise. India is one of the hardest markets to sell a phone — there’s no dearth of choice across any given category, and the average  [Read More…]

Gemini Rue review: a game that really knows how to weave a story

Do you happen to be nostalgic about old computer games? Well, the immense app database that is the Google Play Store harbors a few titles that mimic the pixelated graphics of the games of old. Among them is Gemini Rue, a game that was almost single-handedly developed by UCLA undergraduate Josh Nuernberger, who is also known for the La Croix Pan.

Gemini Rue is a 2D point-and-click adventure set in a sci-fi/dark universe. The graphics are intentionally out of sync  [Read More…]

The Galaxy S9 has dramatically faster LTE than the iPhone X, but that isn’t the whole story

The Galaxy S9 may be 42% faster than the competition, but that’s not as impressive as it may sound.

As technology advances and more of what we do transitions to the internet and cloud, it’s increasingly more important to carry smartphones that offer reliable LTE performance. Samsung recently revealed that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ have demonstrated LTE speeds that are up to 42% faster than competing handsets in real-world conditions, and while that might sound like a seriously  [Read More…]

Solo: A Star Wars Story tickets are on sale now!

Find out what the scruffy looking nerf herder was up to before he met Luke.

In celebration of Star Wars Day – May the Fourth, tickets for Solo: A Star Wars Story have finally gone on sale. You can get tickets online right now through Fandango for showings as early as 7:00 PM on May 24. Yes, that’s the day before the movie’s official May 25 release date. Don’t ask.

See at Fandango

May the Force be  [Read More…]