How Blaseball’s fantasy sports fever dream is embracing the future

A star pitcher is resurrected from the Hall of Flame. A Hellmouth swallows the state of Utah. Crows descend on Tastykake Stadium, pecking slugger Jessica Telephone out of a peanut shell. This is , the absurdist baseball simulator that captured the most delightfully wacky corners of the internet when it launched in summer 2020. Developed … Read more

Roger Federer names dream doubles partner for final match after confirming he won’t play singles at Laver Cup

has confirmed the final match of his tennis career will be in the doubles at the on Friday night. The 41-year-old, who announced his retirement from the sport last week following a record-breaking career, said he is still having to manage the “limitations” on his body. The Swiss has undergone several knee surgeries in the … Read more

Brie Larson’s marvelous Captain Marvel honor was a ‘dream come true’

joined Wednesday, where she spoke about the new ride at Disneyland Paris and what it means to her. Larson said she grew up a huge fan of Disneyland, so to have a ride based on her character’s namesake was truly special. “I saw that they’ve got a ride, an Avengers ride including Captain Marvel, at … Read more

The week in classical: The Dream of Gerontius, Bach’s Mass in B minor and Nathan Laube at the Proms

Swathed in enough gold lamé to lighten anyone’s darkness, the star American mezzo-soprano turns out to be the kind of supernatural being a newly dead soul might hope to meet as they enter purgatory. This place of expiation features heavily in Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius (1900), settings of texts by , which was given … Read more

Chinese tech giant NetEase is buying Quantic Dream as its first European game studio

Three and a half years after Chinese tech conglomerate NetEase a minority stake in (of and fame), it is gobbling up the rest of the developer. NetEase didn’t reveal how much it’s spending to buy out the studio, which will be its first in Europe. After Quantic Dream formally becomes a NetEase subsidiary, it will … Read more

China’s NetEase snaps up French video game studio Quantic Dream

NetEase, a Chinese technology company and billion-dollar video-game publisher, French video-game studio . Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal means that NetEase now has its first studio in Europe, and comes just a few months after the Hangzhou-based company , located in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1997, NetEase has emerged as one … Read more

Garlic lovers rejoice! Peel and chop the easy way with gadgets that work ‘like a dream’

One of my favorite foods in the world is garlic. I absolutely love it, and I know many of you do as well! This magical bulb adds such a wonderful aroma and flavor to practically anything, be it stir-fries, marinara sauce, soups, stews, and even salads. Quick Overview Epicurean Garlic Press, Stainless Steel Garlic Peeler … Read more

Over 52,000 Amazon shoppers agree: These bike shorts — on sale for $18 — ‘fit like a dream’

Two years into adopting loungewear as a uniform, we’re feeling like the “trend” is here to stay. But now that the sun is shining, it’s time to step out of sweats and into something lighter. Namely, bike shorts. As you well know, bike shorts are about a lot more than biking. They’re perfect under a … Read more

‘Under the Waves’ leverages Quantic Dream’s tech to tell a story of deep-sea grief

Under the Waves appears to be a heavy, emotional and poetic game about grief and isolation, which means it’ll fit right in with the other titles under Quantic Dream’s umbrella. is in development at independent French development house Parallel Studio, and it’s being published by Quantic Dream, the company known for Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two … Read more