Andrew Zirkle

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Van Halen: How Millions United, Then Destroyed, America's Biggest Rock Band

They should have been celebrating. In 1978, Van Halen’s first album had gone platinum, they were constantly upstaging the headliners as the opening act on their first tour, singer David Lee Roth was building a reputation as rock’s wildest frontman and Eddie Van Halen was considered the most …

The identity of the Doom marine has finally been revealed

You won’t believe the sexy, sexy secret behind one of gaming’s hunks<p>So who is the model on the cover of the original <i>Doom</i> video game? Was this even a question we were asking ourselves?<p>Regardless of your interest level, we now have an answer, and it’s kind of a neat story.<p>Legendary game developer …

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Assassin’s Creed Origins - How Ubisoft’s gap year could help to realise the series’ potential

In many ways, the annual bonanza that was Assassin’s Creed was an extraordinary thing. Ubisoft’s hugely successful historical adventure has you trotting both the globe and time, inhabiting different ancestral members of the mysterious Assassin’s guild, bumping off the nefarious Templars and …

Assassin's Creed Origins

Bethesda Promises ‘Fallout 4 VR’ Will Be The ‘Most Incredible Thing You’ve Ever Seen In Your Life’

If there’s one thing <i>Resident Evil 7</i> in virtual reality has taught us — being inside a video game isn’t always the most satisfying thing in the world. Actually living — and dying — in a virtual world can be downright horrifying. Such is the impressiveness of the technology we hold in our hands these …

80-Year-Old Grandmother Loves To Play Skyrim, Has Over 200k YouTube Subscribers

Video games are assumed to be a young person's pastime, but more and more seniors are embracing the awesomeness of video games, and soon the kiddy …

The 43 games we can’t wait to play in 2017

Zelda, Red Dead, Mass Effect, and more<p>We just wrapped up a busy holiday season full of plenty of new video games, which means it’s time to think about what’s coming next. And 2017 promises to be a very interesting year indeed. Nintendo will be introducing its Switch console / portable hybrid, …

New Zealand earthquake so strong it lifted sea floor 2 meters

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit New Zealand this week lifted the seabed two meters, leaving seaweed-covered rocks and marine animals exposed above tide level.<p>Incredible photographs show the extent of the devastation on South Island's coastline from Monday's quake.<p>"Much of the …

New Xbox Scorpio Console Will Deliver "Really True 4K," Exec Says

Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro came out last week. Across the fence, Microsoft's Project Scorpio console is slated to arrive in holiday 2017. Now, Xbox executive Aaron Greenberg has discussed the upcoming Xbox console, saying it's capable of delivering "really true 4K."<p>"This will really bring the most …

Nintendo of America Issues Takedown Request on AM2R, Ending the Project

We suspect many regular readers of these pages are very familiar with AM2R (Another Metroid 2 Remake), a terrific fan effort that was released as a …

Conor Mcgregor lands role in upcoming 'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare' video game

The highest paid fighter in the UFC will be a featured actor in one of the biggest video game series in history.<p>Activision announced Conor McGregor …

Ever Play A Game For 100 Hours, Then Realize You Hate It?

In light of recent talk about <i>No Man’s Sky</i> and people seeking refunds after 50+ hours of playtime, I’ve been wondering: have you ever spent way too …

17 tips and tricks to get you started in No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky, the open space exploration game which launched last week, is one of the most intriguing and vast games ever created. In this procedurally generated universe, there are over 18 quintillion planets to explore with unique lifeforms and flora on each. The goal is to survive and make it to …

No Man's Sky