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The Last of Us Part II isn’t just Naughty Dog’s most ambitious game — it’s the most accessible, too

When Naughty Dog was developing Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, the studio had what lead gameplay designer Emilia Schatz describes as “a very simple plan” for accessibility features inspired by one player in particular. Prior to starting work on the game, the studio received a letter from a player who managed to get near the …

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VR Physics Puzzler ‘Gadgeteer’ to Get Biggest Update Since Launch Soon

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–><em>Gadgeteer</em>, the physics-based VR puzzler inspired by the whimsical machines of <a href=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rube_Goldberg” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Rube Goldberg</a>, is slated to get the biggest update since its launch into Earl Access last year. The update is said to include a number of new devices such as a new color toolhead …

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2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe review: Absurd, but like, in a good way – Roadshow

</span> <figure class=”image image-large pull-none hasCaption shortcode” section=”shortcodeImage”><figcaption readability=”1.5″><span class=”caption” readability=”3″>It’s not just orange, it’s Lava Orange.</p></span><span class=”credit”> Steven Ewing/Roadshow </span></figcaption></figure><p class=”speakableTextP1″>While I stand firm in my belief that <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/reviews/2020-porsche-cayenne-s-coupe-awd-review/”>the twin-turbocharged S</a></span> is the sweet spot of the <a href=”https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/make/porsche/model/cayenne/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"inline-annotation|Porsche Cayenne|CNET_FAM_LINE_AUTO|826"}” section=”annotation”>Porsche Cayenne</a> lineup, I’m also not one to …

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Sennheiser’s limited edition HD 25 headphones have a pop of retro color

In celebration of the company’s 75th anniversary, Sennheiser is releasing a limited edition version of its HD 25 headphones. While they usually feature a nondescript all-black design, the limited edition will come with an extra pair of bright yellow ear pads inspired by Sennheiser’s other iconic headphones, the HD 414. The company is also reducing …

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You can still track your IRS stimulus check. What you’ll need and how to do it online – CNET

You want to know when your stimulus money will arrive. An IRS online tool can help with that. Angela Lang/CNET <div class=”c-tagMessage” readability=”7.1111111111111″> For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the <a href=”https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019″ rel=”noopener noreferrer nofollow” target=”_blank” data-component=”externalLink”>WHO website</a>. </div> <p class=”speakableTextP1″>For many, your <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/economic-stimulus-check-your-guide-to-eligibility-payment-status-prepaid-card-taxes/”>stimulus check</a></span> will automatically come …

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Best weighted blanket for 2020: Layla, Gravity, Bearaby and more – CNET

Weighted blankets might be helpful for far more than just getting a good night’s sleep. By providing deep pressure all over your body, weighted blankets — which are typically between 10 and 20 pounds — promote the production of serotonin, the neurotransmitter that regulates mood, maintains the digestive system and battles insomnia. Weighted blankets are also said to …

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Apple, Amazon among companies adjusting operations amid demonstrations

Amazon, Target, and Apple all made modifications to their business operations over the weekend in light of demonstrations in cities across the US, Bloomberg reported. Apple kept many of its retail stores closed on Sunday, including some that had just reopened after weeks of being shuttered due to the pandemic. Target closed 32 of its …

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Doom VR Mod Brings Animal Crossing’s Isabelle To Oculus Quest

Upgrade your demon-killing adventures with this cuddly murder companion. This past March marked the launch of both Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Doom: Eternal, too wildly different games supported by two equally different player bases. Thanks to a shared release date, however, the communities have since banded together to form one of the most adorable …

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A restaurant in the Netherlands is using creepy robot waiters for social distancing

A restaurant in the Netherlands has introduced new robot waiters as a way to reduce human-to-human contact in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The red-and-white robots (which are giving me serious Rosey the robot vibes) will greet customers, serve food and pick up used dishes from diners’ tables at the Royal Palace restaurant in …

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