Watch the Google I/O 2017 keynote right here!

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Watch the Google I/O 2017 keynote right here!

Last week we heard the latest Windows plans from Microsoft at Build and now it's Google's turn. The company kicks off its annual Google I/O developers conference today at 1PM ET and we'll bring you all the news as it's announced from the stage. As always, you can complement your livestream experience with witty commentary and real-time analysis via our liveblog starting at the aforementioned time. For your convenience though, we've embedded the YouTube livestream down below so you don't have to go looking for it yourself. Until then, familiarize yourself with what we expect to hear more about in our Google I/O 2017 preview.

Latest 'Futurama' mobile game is part social sim, part retro action

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Latest 'Futurama' mobile game is part social sim, part retro action

I have something important to tell you: There's video proof of the latest Futurama game in development. Executive producer and series creator Matt Groening is involved, as is executive producer David X. Cohen. Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow is "coming soon" to mobile platforms including Android and iOS. "[It] will blend simulation, combat, galactic exploration, and choose-your-own-adventure mechanics together to bring the escapades of the Planet Express crew to life," according to a press release. That's a tall order for a mobile game.

Sony's grand prize for a motorbike eSports race is a car

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Sony's grand prize for a motorbike eSports race is a car

Ever fantasized about competing on a world famous race track? Well, thanks to PlayStation's latest eSports partnership picking up your Dualshock could make that dream a reality. This year, MotoGP's licensed video game is getting its first eSports championship -- and it's being broadcast alongside the real thing. PS4 players will have the chance to compete in seven online time trial events, with the 16 best digital bikers duking it out in November alongside real riders. Perhaps excitingly, for the gamers, the season finale takes place in Valencia on the same circuit as the MotoGP World Championships.

‘Sonic Forces’ will bring your fanfiction characters to life

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‘Sonic Forces’ will bring your fanfiction characters to life

Until now, Sonic Forces has looked like Sonic Generations 2 in all but name. With trailers showing off levels that switch between classic side scrolling and the 3D perspective of Sonic's more modern adventures, you can forgive gamers for thinking they've played this all before. Today, however, Sega has revealed a third type of gameplay for Sonic Forces -- levels where you control your very own customizable hero.

The latest 'Pokémon Go' event is all about rock

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The latest 'Pokémon Go' event is all about rock

With the one year anniversary of Pokémon Go approaching, Niantic and the Pokémon Company have launched (another) in-game event called Adventure Week. From May 18th until May 25th, trainers will encounter an increasing number of Rock-type Pokémon, including Omanyte, Kabuto and their "Evolutions." Players will also be more likely to see rare Rock critters, including Aerodactyl, Onix and Sudowoodo, the companies say.