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The Director of Street Fighter 6 Uncovers Its ‘Modern’ Updates

WIRED sat down with Takayuki Nakayama to discuss the new, more accessible settings and controls that will bring even more players into the iconic series.
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Streaming Is Too Big for Its Own Good

Viewers are overloaded with content. And as Netflix and other major services are now learning, blind excess comes at a cost.

An Oral History of Jurassic Park: The Ride

When it opened at Universal Studios Hollywood in 1996, it was the single most expensive thrill ride of all time. A look back at whether it was all worth it.

The 25 Best Shows on Hulu Right Now

The Clearing  and The Bear are just two of the shows you won’t want to miss on this streaming service.

The 15 Best Movies on Hulu This Week

From Rye Lane to the Hunger Games series, these are the movies you need to watch on the streaming service right now.

Across the Spider-Verse’s Best Gag Was 56 Years in the Making

Originally a shot from the 1960s animated Spider-Man series, the scene inspired a meme—which has in turn inspired the world.

Diablo IV’s Success Is a Welcome Distraction for Activision Blizzard

Toxic workplace allegations, an uncertain Microsoft acquisition, labor disputes—Activision Blizzard has had a bleak few years.

Diablo IV Is a Mind-Melting Bloodbath

Touted as a return to the Diablo franchise's dark origins, this new entry feels fresh but familiar enough to be addictive.

How the Sound Team behind Diablo IV Brought Hell to Life

Sound designers have a difficult job to make otherworldly beasts and supernatural vistas seem real to gamers. Luckily, they have pomegranates.

In Tears of the Kingdom, the Depths Are Where the Action Is 

The latest entry in the Zelda series turns its prequel's sandbox into more of a toybox, encouraging you to build, play, and discover.

‘One Margarita’ Is the Song of Summer—and the Moment

Creator Angel Laketa Moore’s freestyle went viral on TikTok—and sparked a chain reaction of spontaneity in music that AI couldn’t generate.

Apple’s Vision Pro Isn’t the Future

The new mixed-reality headset is an alarming misfire. Has Apple lost its innovation mojo? 

AI Could Usher in a New Era of Music. Will It Suck?

Much of the conversation about AI-generated tunes focuses—smartly—on copyright and artists’ rights, but there are other questions to be answered.

What a Therapist Wants You to Know About Remote Therapy

Covid-19 changed how therapists work, for good and ill. Here’s how you can adapt, whether you’re a patient or a practitioner. 

Why Fake Drake Is Here to Stay

We talk to Puja Patel, editor in chief of Pitchfork and cohost of The Pitchfork Review, about how AI is taking over our feeds and where it goes from here.

Spotify Has an AI Music Problem—but Bots Love It

Fake listeners are flocking to AI-made songs on streaming platforms, taking much needed money away from human artists. 

Doug Rushkoff Is Ready to Renounce the Digital Revolution

The former techno-optimist has taken a decisive political left turn. He says it’s the only human option.

With Silo, Apple TV+ Strikes Prestige Sci-Fi Gold

The long-gestating adaptation of Hugh Howey’s book series was worth the wait. 


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