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What It Looks Like When Lightning Strikes the World's Tallest Building

Presenting the money shot: during a massive storm in Dubai yesterday, photographer Michael Shainblum captured lightning zapping Burj Khalifa, aka the …

Daughter reacts so adorably when she asks her dad to drive super fast

Don't tell Mom! Actually tell Mom because her daughter is so dang adorable that she should be proud that her little girl has so much joy in her. …

The Billion Dollar Market Microsoft And Sony Are Ignoring

The console video game market remains huge. Last September, <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> generated over $1 billion in revenue in its first few days, a feat even the wizards of Hogwart’s and Middle Earth never matched on the silver screen. And the new PS4 and Xbox One have generated tens of billions in …

Will 'The Elder Scrolls Online' Have The Last Laugh With Its Subscription Fee?

When the new year started, I wrote an article detailing why it seemed like The Elder Scrolls Online was shaping up to be a potential disaster for ZeniMax and Bethesda with a bloated budget, average gameplay and a seemingly outdated subscription model.<p>The piece unleashed a flood of gamers who either …

Film today: Nymphomaniac - this is hardcore

Today's film news is hot under the collar<p>On the site today<p>• Lars Von Trier ditches plans for "softcore" Nymphomaniac after handing in 5.5 hour cut<p>• First look review of Hunger Games: Catching Fire<p>• Jason Statham wants Daniel Craig role in Layer Cake sequel<p>• Spike Lee sued over Zimmermann tweet <br>• …

Meet SR-72, The Most Astonishing Airplane You’ll Ever See

If you’re anything of an aircraft enthusiast you’ll know all about the SR-71 spy plane–it really was the most ridiculously advanced piece of flying technology, a legend in its own lifetime. If you’re not an aircraft enthusiast, then read on because you’ll still be impressed. Now is the moment to …

Aviation

Rekoil's K.I.S.S. Philosophy

Nothing but the gun.<p>As the old saying goes, keep it simple, stupid.<p>Anyone who grew up in the pre-Modern Warfare era of multiplayer shooters remembers …

iPhone 5S and 5C Revealed!!! - ETC

'Legends Of Gaming': Jovenshire And More Are In A New Gaming Show, And It Looks Awesome

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Pokémon Go<p>Sure, the game has quickly eaten society. But it's helping us see the world …

HOW TO MAKE MONEY with PS4 / Xbox One! - Inside Gaming

Play This Game, Get That Job

Author: Ben Paynter. Ben Paynter Culture<p>Date of Publication: 07.22.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p><b>The first time</b> I played <i>Balloon Brigade</i>, I …

Apple Seeds iOS 7 Beta 2 to Developers with iPad and iPad Mini Support

Two weeks after Apple released the first beta version of iOS 7 following its unveiling at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple has just released a second beta for testing. The update is currently available through Apple's over-the-air updating system on iOS devices, and should be …

Your App Is Slow Because Our World Is Ending

The meatiest article I ran across on the Internet this week was also–maybe–a harbinger of doom for life as we know it. I mean Drew Crawford’s superb piece <i>Why mobile web apps are slow</i>. It’s long, and somewhat dense, but definitely worth reading if you’re technical enough to follow along.<p>Its upshot: …

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

Elder Scrolls Online will feature multi-functional player roles, 'pack mentality' monster behaviors

<i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> will feature a skill system that allows players to be multi-functional in the roles they choose, according to a blog post on the game's official website.<p>The post includes details on different roles players can take, as well as how they can swap between them. In one example …

Why next-gen consoles won't run games at 4K

Just because some say they can, doesn't mean they should. Based on the latest graphics hardware no one should expect great 4K gaming in this next …

Sony Sacrificed the PlayStation 4 Camera to Beat MS - IGN Video

When Sony announced that PlayStation 4 would be priced at $399 to an uproar of applause from the audience at its E3 press conference, it secured a …

Call of Duty dev hiring for "fresh new aural experience"

Call of Duty developer Sledgehammer Games is currently seeking an Assistant Dialogue Specialist to help the studio create a "fresh new AAA aural experience" for the company's next game.<p>A successful applicant for the temporary position "will be involved in general audio production, including every …

iOS and Android to get Xbox and Microsoft PC games?

Word on the street is that iPhones and Android devices may soon get a host of Xbox games -- starting with Age of Empires.<p>Microsoft's Xbox and PC games may be coming to Apple's<p>iPhoneand Android devices sometime this year, according to a report by Nikkei via Reuters.<p>The tech giant is allegedly …

Windows Phone

Microsoft threw out its only good idea with the Xbox One DRM policy reversal

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>It’s probably fair to say Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One game console hasn’t been having a great time for the past week … or two … or, in fact, at any point …

Three for three: How AMD won the war for the heart of next-gen consoles

The era of speculation is over. We now know the details of all new next-gen consoles. Post-E3 2013, all of the major players have revealed the platforms, the games and the hardware that will power console gaming for the next several years.<p>Sitting at the heart of the consoles are three related cores …

And The Winner Of The PlayStation 4/Xbox One Console Wars Is...The PC?

“X-Box One: Because that’s how many we’re gonna sell,” gamer Paul Sposato wrote on his Facebook page when he saw the Microsoft and Sony announcements at E3. Sposato is an Xbox enthusiast, an Xbox loyalist. But after last night’s presentations, he does not plan on buying the new-generation console, …

Digital empathy: how ‘Hunger in Los Angeles’ broke my heart in a virtual world

Earlier this week I stood in line outside a food bank in downtown Los Angeles. People chattered in my ears, but those in front of me didn’t move. I walked several steps down the line, leaning into the face of a stoic woman.<p>Behind me I heard the sound of commotion. A large man had fallen down, in …