Adrian Del Toro

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My mother made me a gamer, and gave me the skills to deal with her death

I was born with a controller in my hand.<p>At least, that’s the story my mother loved to tell me growing up. She demanded my father go out and buy her an original Game Boy and a copy of <i>Tetris</i> while she waited to give birth to me in the hospital. That Game Boy would serve as my first foray into gaming, …

The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition Officially Revealed

Collector's edition includes statue, art book.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p><b>Update:</b> Bethesda has officially announced The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition, …

Need for Speed: How It Ties Into the Games

IGN investigates the process of adapting a video game series into a movie.<p>Last year, IGN was invited onto the set of director Scott Waugh's Need for …

5 things you need to know about the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Your road-legal C7.R is ready.<p>Forget the ZR1. When GM's engineers put the first 2015 Z06 mule on the Milford RoadCourse, the car promptly set a new lap record. More insane? It did it using engine and suspension calibrations that were nothing but good guesses by engineers. Tadge Juechter, chief …

Trading Card Games for the Rest of Us - Cards, Decks, and Basics of Play

Reading Time: 7 minutes<p>In the series introduction, I discussed why to play Trading Card Games (TCGs), why collect cards, and what TCGs can teach …

PlayStation Now will require a DualShock controller for TVs, tablets, and phones

PlayStation Now could be the future of gaming, but you're going to need a proprietary controller to play. Though Sony has announced that the streaming game service will come to tablets and smartphones — perhaps even non-Sony devices — the company doesn't plan to let you use a touchscreen. To play …

Samsung promises a 'back to basics' rethink for the Galaxy S 5

Samsung has admitted that the public didn't see much difference between the Galaxy S III and S4 smartphones and said the S5 would likely pack a substantially different design. Exec Lee Young Hee told <i>Bloomberg</i> that the new flagship will go "back to basics," adding that "mostly, it's about the …

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Why 2013 Was A Good Year For Women In Gaming

As we reach the end of the year, it’s time to reflect on various trends we’ve seen in the gaming realm over that time. Now, looking back, I’m ready to declare 2013 a pretty great year for video game women.<p>Now, let me be clear. I’m not waving a “Mission Accomplished: Sexism Over” banner, and I …

The Injustice Of The YouTube Content ID Crackdown Reveals Google's Dark Side

Right now, the gaming world is up in arms over a series of new Draconian measures that YouTube has implemented to slam content creators with copyright strikes, violation notices and revenue redistribution. Unfortunately, I’ve seen this discussed very little outside the gaming press, and I’m …

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

Nowadays, there’s a smartphone app for just about everything. Need to hail a ride? There’s an app for that. Need a game for your cat? There’s an app …

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The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Middle Earth comes to life in epic Chrome experiment

We're go out on a limb here and say that the Venn diagram of Engadget fans and Tolkien fans looks something like this. So, we figure you'll probably want to hear about a brand new Chrome experiment that brings various parts of Middle Earth to life, including the Trollshaw and Dol Guldur. It starts …

Xbox One

• Introduction<br>• Video Review<br>• The Console<br>• The Controller<br>• Kinect & UI<br>• Xbox Live<br>• The Living Room<br>• Setup & Performance<br>• Second Screen<br>• Games<br>• Conclusion & Wrap-Up<p>Introduction<br>• Video Review<br>• The Console<br>• The Controller<br>• Kinect & UI<br>• Xbox Live<br>• The Living Room<br>• Setup & Performance<br>• Second Screen<br>• Games<br>• Conclusion & Wrap-Up<p>Jump to PS4 …

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Sony ekes little to no profit from PS4, says report

The new PlayStation 4 sells for $399 and costs $381 to build, according to research firm IHS.<p>Sony squeezes $18 out of each PS4 sold, says research firm IHS, which means the company may not see a profit on the new console.<p>In a tear-down examination released to AllThingsD, IHS revealed that each …

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Xbox One: the 10 key launch titles

With the PlayStation 4 now available in North America, this week belongs to the multi-territory roll-out of the Xbox One. Although the console rivals are currently playing it nice with a series of tweeted congratulations and good luck messages (bless!), Microsoft will be looking to make a major …

1988 Porsche 944 Turbo S

This 1988 951 Turbo S (chassis WP0AA2955JN151688) looks and sounds like a well-kept car with a few minor cosmetic issues that should keep it …

Here's what happens when you microwave a PlayStation 4

Kenny Irwin, the artist behind Dovetastic Microwave Theater, has taken his performance to a next-gen level by microwaving Sony's newly released console, the PlayStation 4.<p>Predictably, the PS4 doesn't handle the heat very well; watch the video above to see the results. For anyone interested in …

Google sells out of black 16GB Nexus 5 smartphones

The black 16GB version of Google's flagship phone is "out of inventory," and the white alternative won't ship for four to five weeks.<p>After shipping dates gradually increased over the last two weeks, the black 16GB model of Google's new Nexus 5 smartphone is sold out.<p>"We are out of inventory. Please …

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PS4: the 10 key launch titles

A few days ago, Amazon US posted a photo of its warehouse, stacked high with thousands of PlayStation 4 boxes, ready to ship out to American stores on Friday. At last, the arrival of the next console generation is imminent and palpable. It'll all be about the games from now on. Hopefully.<p>So to get …

This is what you can do with your voice on PS4 at launch

The PlayStation 4's voice command support will be a bit light initially, but developers say that more support is coming post launch.<p>At launch the PlayStation 4 will have a set of basic voice commands that will allow players to start games, turn off the system and take screenshots, said Toshi Aoki, …

The Golden Compass recap: how a literary triumph was turned to dust

There are many universes and many Earths parallel to each other. Worlds where Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy was turned into a series of blockbuster movies, each better than the last. And worlds like ours, where the series crapped the bed after a single bloated, confused outing that …

GTO-Style SVRA Racer: Ferrari 308 GTB

This Ferrari 308 has been built into a nice track ready homage to the famed 288 GTO homologation special. The car has SCCA and SVRA logbooks, and all …

20 More Hilarious Moments When Tumblr Got Deep

Tumblr is always an enormous source of entertainment. FACT. But who knew it could get so friggin' deep. And not in a good way kind of deep. I mean …

SEMA Ford Fusions Fuse Style and Power

We dig the mini Aston Martin looks of the mainstream Ford Fusion sedan, as well as its solid feel and responsive chassis. So we’re glad it wasn’t left out of this year’s SEMA fun—Ford’s massive presence includes customized versions of everything from Super Duty pickups to Fiestas—with the two …

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90 Strange Facts about Walt Disney and His Theme Parks

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Rockstar: Sorry GTA Online is kinda busted. Here, have some fake cash on us

Money can’t buy happiness, but Rockstar is hoping that digital cash can buy some forgiveness.<p>The developer announced today that it is giving Grand Theft Auto: Online players $500,000 in GTA$ — the title’s in-game currency — to thank gamers for putting up with some of the game’s broken features. …