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Cancer tumours destroyed by berry found in Queensland rainforest

Scientists have managed to destroy cancerous tumours by using an experimental drug derived from the seeds of a fruit found in north Queensland rainforests.<p>The drug, called EBC-46, was produced by extracting a compound from the berry of the blushwood tree, a plant only found in specific areas of the …

Destiny PvP Event The Iron Banner Hits This Week

Players fight in a Fireteam of six Guardians.<p>Destiny is set to hold player-versus-player event The Iron Banner from October 7-14, where players will …

First Destiny player hits level 30 after 107 hours

Think you’ve been playing a lot of Destiny? This guy’s probably got you beat.<p>Mark Neace Jr., also known as N3AC3Y, hit level 30 in the first-person shooter yesterday after 107 hours of game time. He’s the first player to reach that level in Destiny (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox …

Destiny Review - IGN Video

At long last, IGN's final verdict on Bungie's ambitious shooter is here. See what we thought of Destiny.

Xbox One laptop mod takes console on the road

Turning a regular console into a portable version isn’t new, but Xbox One gamers seem to have been too busy playing so far to have taken the time to …

Destiny: How To Get Past Level 20 - IGN Strategize - IGN Video

Have you reached level 20 in Destiny and are wondering how to level past that? We've got you covered.

Destiny is the most preordered franchise debut in gaming history — and it makes sense

Apparently, a lot of you have plans to pick up a new game tomorrow.<p>Publisher Activision, which is distributing Bungie’s Destiny, revealed today that the sci-fi shooter is the most preordered franchise debut ever. While established brands like Call of Duty or Assassin’s Creed may have had higher …

Someone beat Dark Souls using a Rock Band guitar controller

The act of simply completing <i>Dark Souls</i>, the notoriously difficult action role-playing game by From Software, is for many players an impressive accomplishment in and of itself. But player Benjamin "Bearzly" Gwin took the <i>Dark Souls</i> challenge to another level: He beat the game using nothing but a <i>Rock</i> …

'Destiny' Day One Gameplay

The floodgates have been opened and Destiny is now playable for…media members across the land. While the general public still has to wait 24 hours until launch, the press finally has the chance to boot up their review copies and start playing the game finally not in an “alpha” or “beta” …

Torture testing doesn't look like torture in an Aston Martin Lagonda

Verification prototype heads to Oman.<p>A lot of the time when we see verification prototypes in the desert for hot-weather testing, the images we get show half-disguised cars whose camo has been hastily removed in the hopes of eluding the omnipresent spy photographers.<p>Aston Martin? They just send a …

Celebrity Hacker Could Face Lengthy Prison Sentence If Caught

The person who leaked naked photos of about 100 female celebrities this past weekend, including the actress Jennifer Lawrence and the model Kate Upton, could face an array of criminal charges and dozens of years in prison if caught.<p>The FBI is investigating the leaked photos that spread across the …

Nine Legitimately Awesome Video Game Soundtracks

Of all the things that make a great video game, there's no understating the importance of a well-crafted soundtrack. Whether simple 8-bit …

Pokemon color palettes are like a rainbow explosion

Pokemon are colorful creatures, and one Reddit user has created a semi-scientific chart that details the color palettes of hundreds of the creatures.<p>Using a script written in the Processing language, user need12648430 created a chart of Pokemon, broken down by color. Each critter has a pie chart …

This Destiny gameplay video shows you what you can only get on PlayStation

A new walkthrough video for Bungie's <i>Destiny</i> has hit the official PlayStation YouTube page, offering up a look at what you can expect from the PlayStation exclusive Exodus Blue map.<p>The new video features a two-minute walkthrough of the new map as narrated by PlayStation Blog's Ryan Clements.<p>As was …

iPhone 6's NFC chip may do far more than just mobile payments

All the conversation about the NFC (near field communication) chip in the iPhone 6 has so far centered around enabling mobile payments. But that’s not all we should be talking about.<p>NFC is a technology standard that specifies a set of radio frequencies used by two devices in close physical …

'Destiny' Fans Taking Friends-Only Raid Matchmaking Into Their Own Hands

One of Destiny’s more controversial policies ahead of release is that its 6-man raids, which feature the toughest content and dole out the best loot in the game, will not allow for randomized matchmaking. Instead, Bungie wants players only to take them on with five other friends, as the level of …

This wooden arcade box packs all the gaming power you need in a vintage package

No one said gaming PCs have to be ugly — Love Hulten's R-Kaid Revelation is a prime example of an "all-in-one" gaming system that can be both functional and beautiful. The Swedish designer and craftsman made this gorgeous arcade box made out of walnut and copper, which features two wireless …

How Nintendo Can Save Itself

Nintendo is hemorrhaging money on a flopped product and refuses to do the one thing that’ll keep it afloat. Here are some ideas for how it could improve its bottom line, without selling out.<p>The Nintendo Wii console was a massive hit. The sequel which debuted late last year, the Wii U, was a massive …

The beautiful aluminum NES that Nintendo didn't build

In 1983, Nintendo introduced the Famicom, which became the Nintendo Entertainment System when it hit North America two years later. Now, a company is reimagining Nintendo's original game console as a vision clad in shining silver. Analogue Interactive, the boutique that turned the NeoGeo arcade …

Thermal Video of a F1 Car Melting Tires is the Best Thing You'll See Today

Infrared camera technology makes this Red Bull Racing RB8 Formula 1 car look like a plasma-flinging lava lamp.<p>(Photo Credit: FLIR Thermography / YouTube)<p>How is the whole world not watching F1 races shot with thermal cameras every weekend? I don't want just this one clip from z,a …

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PC Vs Consoles: Low End Steam Machine Beats The PS4 And Xbox In Specs, Features, Performance And Price! Is It Worth Getting Over Next Gen Consoles?

PC vs Consoles is always a popular topic among gamers. With the release of the next-gen gaming consoles PS4 and Xbox One and recent announcement of …

The 15 Best Games of Gamescom 2014

Here are the games we'll be playing through 2014 and beyond.<p>Gamescom 2014 proved to be an amazing show filled with some truly incredible games. And …

Nintendo's Original Game Boy Turns 25

On April 21, 1989, Nintendo released the original Game Boy in Japan. It was built like a brick and rendered a mixture of black and gray pixels on a muddy green background. The console wasn’t light, slender or powerful, but it was the trigger for a new culture around video games and changed people’s …

10 Great Video Game Easter Egg Collections

Happy Easter, everybody! I’m guessing not many people will be choosing to read the Internet today instead of testing the limits of human chocolate …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

This Lego Super Mario Bros aquarium is the coolest aquarium of all time

Kelsey Kronmiller, a graphic designer, designed this amazing LEGO aquarium, which is about 90% done and "entirely coated in "Krylon Fusion," a clear …

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How Pokémon stays relevant

Pokémon is not a video game franchise known for making huge leaps. For nearly 20 years, the series has used the same catch and battle formula. And it's working — Pokémon is still popular.<p>The launch of <i>Pokémon X</i> and <i>Y</i>, the latest entries in the main series, saw record-breaking success. In the weekend …