The Sims 4’s Neighborhood Stories gives free will to other Sims

[ad_1] On Tuesday, Maxis announced a big change that’s on the way in an upcoming update. It’s a new feature called Neighborhood Stories, introducing gameplay moments that happen to Sims outside of the player’s control. This is similar to a popular feature from The Sims 3 called Story Progression. When you’re not watching, neighbor Sims … Read more

Reggie Yates: ‘We seldom see Black British coming-of-age stories’

[ad_1] Reggie Yates: ‘We seldom see Black British coming-of-age stories’ About Little White Lies Little White Lies was established in 2005 as a bi-monthly print magazine committed to championing great movies and the talented people who make them. Combining cutting-edge design, illustration and journalism, we’ve been described as being “at the vanguard of the independent … Read more

Rick Macci Dishes on the Williams Family Stories ‘King Richard’ Left Out

When you see a based on a true story movie like King Richard—which follows Richard Williams’s journey raising his daughters, Venus and Serena, from Compton, California to tennis superstardom—you usually assume the character portrayals are a little hyperbolized. A few extra quips, more tears, the Hollywood of it all. At least I do. So when … Read more

Live action might have a greater part of the future of video game stories

[ad_1] Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  As video game stories become deeper, more engaging, and more cinematic, some game developers think they’ve found a way to immerse players further into games: By blending live-action footage of actors with the in-game mechanics. Jack … Read more

Grab A New Spirit In Smash Bros. With Your Monster Hunter Stories 2 Save File

[ad_1] Image: @monsterhunter Update [Wed 10th Nov, 2021 02:30 GMT]: This same spirit is now available to all players via the Smash Bros. Ultimate spirit board and shop. It was previously exclusive to players who had a Monster Hunter Stores 2: Wings of Ruin save file on their Switch. Original article [Wed 30th Jun, 2021 … Read more

Book Excerpt: Hollywood Victory: The Movies, Stars, and Stories of World War II by Christian Blauvelt | Features

[ad_1] Carmen Miranda’s career had only grown since her breakout Hollywood smash, Down Argentine Way (1940). Early in 1941 she was invited to be the first Latin American star to enshrine her handprints and footprints in a cement block outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Her next films for 20th Century Fox, That Night in Rio (1941) … Read more

How to Hyperlink PowerPoint Slides for Choose-Your-Own Adventure Stories

[ad_1] In this week’s Practical Ed Tech newsletter I shared five uses for PowerPoint and Google Slides besides making presentations. One of those uses is to create choose-your-own adventure stories. To do that students have to know how to link slides together. In this short tutorial I demonstrate how to do that in the Windows … Read more

Arcane episode 2 recap: Jayce, Viktor, and Caitlyn’s origin stories revealed

[ad_1] Netflix’s Arcane is finally here, and we’re recapping each of its episodes. Each Saturday until November 20, a new act containing three episodes will premiere on Netflix. You can read our review of Act 1, or check out our recap of episode 1 and episode 3. What becomes almost immediately clear in Arcane’s second … Read more