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Former X-Play hosts Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb will reunite at Bethesda’s E3 press conference

We give this reunion a 5 … out of 5.<p>Bethesda announced today via Twitter that it would reunite the former hosts of G4 TV’s X-Play games review show, Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb, as co-hosts of the company’s E3 press conference pre- and post-show content. Sessler and Webb will present at the Dolby …

Gaming Industry

New Grand Theft Auto Online Update Hits Next Week

Blingtastic.<p>A new update for Grand Theft Auto Online set to drop next week includes an array of luxury goods that features new vehicles, weapons, …

Grand Theft Auto

Destiny Needs Matchmaking Whether Bungie Agrees or Not - IGN's Fireteam Chat - IGN Video

The repeated decision to take matchmaking options out of Destiny is becoming a major issue. The Fireteam Chat crew discusses why.

Technology

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Yennefer Love Scene 01 - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Geralt and Yennefer rekindle their romance atop their trusty steed - a stuffed unicorn.

The Witcher

Super Smash Bros. with Mortal Kombat's X-Ray Moves is surprisingly horrifying

What happens when the cartoony hijinks of Smash Bros. gets swapped out with Mortal Kombat's hyperrealistic ultraviolence? We now know, thanks to YouTube user Sterling, who masterfully cut together a few of <i>Super Smash Bros. for Wii U</i>'s most iconic attacks with some of <i>Mortal Kombat X</i>'s most …

Retrogaming

'Batman: Arkham Knight' Won't Have Any Loading Screens

This, apparently, is what the Xbox One and PS4 are capable of. Batman: Arkham Knight is almost upon us. There’s an interesting tidbit of information from director Sefton Hill: the game will have no loading screens whatsoever, except (assumedly!) a single one at the beginning.<p>“No loading screens as …

Batman: Arkham

'The Witcher 3' Puts A Whole Lot Of Pressure On 'Fallout 4'

The internet has been awash with breathless praise for The Witcher 3, and with good reason. It’s a shocking accomplishment, setting a new bar for world-building in video games and offering a world of staggering scope and depth, especially coming from such a small team at CD Projekt Red. Expect …

The Witcher

13 Vegan Ice Cream Recipes That Are Better Than The Real Thing

Photo credit: Edible Perspective, Minimalist Baker, Two Peas and their Pod, This Rawsome Life<p>Ice cream is, at its very core, a dairy-rich dessert. It has not been a friend to the lactose intolerant or vegans, which doesn't seem fair when you consider how very amazing this frozen treat is to eat. …

The Difference Between Baking Powder And Baking Soda, In One Simple Chart

The difference between baking powder and baking soda is an enigma that has plagued the home baker since the dawn of time -- or at least since the introduction of these two chemical leaveners. They both make things rise without the need for persnickety yeast. They show up in a lot of recipes -- …

Here's What You Could Buy If You Quit Your Crazy Starbucks Habit

If sipping on a store-bought cup of coffee is one of your daily rituals, you could be laying out a lot more cash than you realize. Sure, a standard 16-ounce grande cup of plain black coffee at Starbucks costs a modest $2.25 before tax. That's chump change. But when you multiply that by one work …

Coffee

What's for Dinner: Qualified Quesadillas

<i>Not feeling inspired by your usual dishes? Here's what's for dinner.</i><p>Bread products and cheese is one of the world's great combinations, and …

Your Shot: 7 Nutritious Plants at Risk

All over the world, native crops that have fed people for centuries are being replaced by less-healthy foods popular in the Western diet. The Food and Agriculture Organization reports that about 75 percent of the world’s plant genetic resources are extinct, and another third of plant biodiversity …

Nutrition

Extreme Steaks: Three Ways to Grill Without a Grill Grate

It's time to tackle extreme steak grilling. For obvious reasons, we're going to have to leave out steaks grilled over a trough of molten lava--a cooking stunt sponsored by "Lava Project" at Syracuse University and shared on Twitter and Facebook by <i>Popular Mechanics</i>.<p>Why extreme grilling? It takes you …

You've Been Slicing Your Apples All Wrong

You've been doing it wrong. All of it. Everything you do in your kitchen -- wrong. You could be slicing, dicing, pitting and peeling your produce harder, better, faster, stronger.<p>The most recent mistake you've been making involves the apple. You probably slice this fruit by cutting into the top, …

The Economics of a Butcher Shop & Restaurant at Dai Due

When Chef Jesse Griffiths opened the doors to his first brick-and-mortar restaurant last fall, a few things were non-negotiable. He would buy only whole animals, work with local Texas producers, source the freshest possible ingredients, and find a way to use every bit of what he had.<p>It's an …

Food

Twin Peaks Files Suit Against Waco Operators; Olive Garden's Food Truck Hits the Road

<i>WACO</i> — Following a biker gang shootout that resulted in nine deaths outside a Twin Peaks restaurant, the company has filed a lawsuit against the operators of the franchise's Waco location. Twin Peaks Corporation is seeking $100,000 in damages, reports KWTX-TV, and the right "to seek any other …

Olive Garden

How Gin Came to Be Known as the Big Bad Wolf of the Spirits World

Despite the ubiquity of craft cocktails, many myths still exist about alcohol and its effects—myths which often inform, or limit, the choices imbibers make during a night out. However, one could argue that no popular spirit is met with as much trepidation as gin. Drinkers accredit all kinds of …

Alcohol

The 6 Essential Tequilas and Mezcals for Your Home Bar

At some point, a long time ago, someone somewhere designated clear spirits as the right stuff to drink during the summer months. Sure, the clean, crisp flavors of vodka and gin make ultra-refreshing cocktails, but the rich, bold flavors of unaged tequila and mezcal likely had something to do with …