Sony A9 finally gets its Real Time Tracking…

Sony has finally made its version 5.0 firmware update available to owners of its A9 mirrorless camera. The update's main focus is the newly-developed Real-time Tracking AF mode, which uses machine-learning-based object recognition to identify…

How esports are taking over the world

Esports, for the uninitiated, is short for electronic sports, and refers to video games which are played competitively by professionals. This has become a massive phenomenon in the modern world, with millions upon millions in…

Board game review: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy

Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Our 16 games of Werewolf sprawled across 20 hours and two lengthy play sessions. They began…

How id Software went from skeptical to excited…

Enlarge / Google Stadia's controller. GoogleGDC 2019 View more stories SAN FRANCISCO—Back in 2016, when Google first approached id Software about bringing some games to a potential new streaming service, the game developer was skeptical…