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How to set up your home network for optimal gaming performance

PC gaming demands the best hardware, and gamers are constantly looking for the competitive edge that can be a key ingredient for victory. Too often, …

Wi-Fi

Wii U-Exclusive From Tekken Director Project Treasure Gets New Trailer

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Nintendo has since aired a new Nintendo Direct for North America; get all the news here.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>Bandai Namco has released a new gameplay trailer for its upcoming, free-to-play Wii U-exclusive Project Treasure today.<p>It only gives us a brief glimpse, but the short trailer …

Gaming

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40 years later, 'Dungeons & Dragons' still inspiring gamers

Four decades before anyone took an arrow to the knee in "Skyrim," adventurers were sitting down with paper and pencil to battle fantasy monsters and explore rich, new worlds in a different kind of role-playing game.<p>"Dungeons & Dragons," commonly known simply as D&D, burst onto the scene in 1974, …

The Best Wii Games

If you're looking purely at sales numbers for the last generation of consoles, Nintendo's Wii was far and away at the top of the pile, selling more units than the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Despite this, there are plenty of people who think that there were no "good" games released for Nintendo's …

Retrogaming

Page 2: Neverending Story, Frozen, Ghostbusters, Breaking Bad, BTTF, LotR, Star Wars, Paul Rudd – /Film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included <b>36</b> …

Movies

Letters: Orwell's fears refracted through the NSA's Prism

After we'd fondly imagined that the free, open and accountable society was merely being gradually encroached on by military and commercial interests, …

Booz Allen Hamilton: Edward Snowden's US contracting firm

Booz Allen Hamilton, Edward Snowden's employer, is one of America's biggest security contractors and a significant part of the constantly revolving …

NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others

The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top …

Technology giants struggle to maintain credibility over NSA Prism surveillance

Technology giants battled to maintain their credibility on privacy issues over the weekend as further details emerged of their co-operation with US …

Obama defends secret NSA surveillance programs - as it happened

1.35am BST<p>Summary<p><b>We're going to wrap up our live blog coverage</b> of reaction to the exposure of broad NSA surveillance programs. The day was defined by …

Obama deflects criticism over NSA surveillance as Democrats sound alarm

Barack Obama sought to stem the growing controversy over US surveillance program amid signs that a succession of revelations about federal spying on …

Clapper admits secret NSA surveillance program to access user data

The US has admitted using a secret system to mine the systems of the biggest technology companies to spy on millions of people's online activity, …

Holder ducks NSA phone record questions in Senate hearing - as it happened

6.04pm BST<p>Summary<p>We're going to wrap up our live blog coverage of <b>attorney general Eric Holder's appearance</b> this morning on Capitol Hill. Here's a …

Anger swells after NSA phone records court order revelations

The scale of America's surveillance state was laid bare on Thursday as senior politicians revealed that the US counter-terrorism effort had swept up …

Senator Feinstein: NSA phone call data collection in place 'since 2006'

The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, Dianne Feinstein, said on Thursday she believed a court order compelling Verizon to hand over call …

NSA collection of Verizon phone records sparks angry reaction

The Guardian revealed on Thursday that the National Security Agency is collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of a division of …

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms …

'Does the NSA collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans?' -video

Senator Ron Wyden questions director of national intelligence James Clapper in a Senate hearing in March. Clapper has denounced revelations in the …

US surveillance has 'expanded' under Obama, says Bush's NSA director

The former director of the US National Security Agency has indicated that surveillance programs have "expanded" under Barack Obama's time in office …

NSA surveillance: lawmakers urge disclosure as Obama 'welcomes' debate

A key senator responsible for the oversight US intelligence programs has questioned the Obama administration's truthfulness about its widespread …

NSA's Prism surveillance program: how it works and what it can do

Since Prism was first revealed by the Guardian and the Washington Post, there has been much discussion across the media around exactly what the NSA's …

New NSA tool to quantify, track intelligence collection revealed – live

10.12pm BST<p>Summary<p>We're going to wrap up our live blog coverage for the day. Here's a summary of where things stand:<p>• <b>The Guardian published a story</b> …

NSA scandal: what data is being monitored and how does it work?

What is the scandal?<p>The US's National Security Agency (NSA), its wiretapping agency, has been monitoring communications between the US and foreign …

Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data

The National Security Agency has developed a powerful tool for recording and analysing where its intelligence comes from, raising questions about its …

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant …

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I don't want to live in a society that does these sort of things' – video

The source behind the Guardian’s NSA files talks to Glenn Greenwald about his motives for the biggest intelligence leak in a generation

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …