A Guide to Tony Soprano’s Many Robes

A Guide to Tony Soprano’s Many Robes

As an Italian-American, I’m required by law to talk to you about the pop culture recountings of our mafia history. There are the obvious touchstones: Goodfellas and The Godfather. I even sat through all three and a half hours of The Irishman at a cramped Broadway theater. (Remember when we could do things like that?)But…

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey And Rainbow Six Siege Microtransaction Spending Is Growing

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey And Rainbow Six Siege Microtransaction Spending Is Growing

Ubisoft’s latest financial report included new details on microtransaction spending for Rainbow Six Siege and Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey. In short, both are performing very well in regards to microtransansactions.Ubisoft categorizes microtransactions as Player Recurring Spending (PRI), which covers digital items, DLC, season passes, subscriptions, and advertising. The team-based tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege enjoyed “record…

Space Photos of the Week: Cassini’s Curtain Call

Space Photos of the Week: Cassini’s Curtain Call

In 1997, NASA launched a spacecraft to Saturn. This intrepid explorer, called Cassini, spent the better part of 13 years orbiting Saturn and studying it and the planet’s many moons. The craft not only found odd-shaped storms in Saturn’s atmosphere, it also discovered new small moons around Saturn, observed geysers of water shooting out from…

On Starships, Humans Will Not Be Pulling the Trigger

Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. Would actual space battles in the future need skilled pilots? Not if artificial intelligence can take the controls.20th Century Fox/Courtesy Everett CollectionIn Max Barry’s new novel Providence, a four-person crew sets out into deep space to battle aliens. It’s a scenario that recalls many classic science fiction…