Matt Peckham

Matt Peckham writes about games and general technology for TIME. His work has appeared in Variety, The Washington Post, The New York Times, ABC News, MSNBC, The Sci-Fi Channel and others. He has an M.A. in English from Creighton University and lives in Michigan. Drop him a line here.

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L.A. Noire Gets L.A. Literary with Official Crime Anthology

Joyce Carole Oates, Francine Prose, Megan Abbott–names of note to literary wonks, but in a video game? As scripts go, the best the industry’s mustered to date–BioShock, Red Dead Redemption, possibly Grim Fandango and the original Gabriel Knight–pale in comparison to books like Black Water, Blue Angel, and Bury Me Deep. You’d never …

The Internet Costs More Today, Thanks to AT&T

So long cheap Internet, we hardly knew ya: AT&T’s broadband data caps go into effect today, reigning in data gobblers and dashing the dreams of high volume file-sharing freebooters. Ahoy, thar be usage checks ahead.

Actually “data caps” isn’t accurate. They’re not caps at all. They don’t cork up your DSL or fiber line when …

Baseball Disaster: Yanks Leak 21,000 Ticket Holders’ Personal Info

From Amazon’s cloud collapse to Sony’s PlayStation Network catastrophe, it’s been one of those weeks, and it just got measurably worse: Imagine the personal info of over 21,000 New York Yankees ticket holders–names, account numbers, addresses and more–suddenly splashed around the Internet.

Or don’t, because that’s just …

Penultimate Space Shuttle Liftoff Thumbs Up for Friday

So it’s come down to this: Two space shuttle launches until the entire fleet’s mothballed. Tomorrow’s launch of space shuttle Endeavour counts as second-to-last, before space shuttle Atlantis takes the stage in late June for the fleet’s swan song voyage.

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