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'Batman: Arkham Knight' Is A Great Game With One Major Flaw

<i>Note: This is Part One of an ongoing review of ‘Batman: Arkham Knight.’ First impressions follow.</i><p>This won’t be spoilery unless you count a discussion of graphics, mechanics, and so forth spoilers. I’ve been playing on PS4, and am only a few hours in. Hardly enough time to judge the game as a whole, …

Comic Books

Does Batman Kill In 'Arkham Knight'?

Let’s get one essential piece of lore out of the way. Batman, in his classical conception, does not kill people. That’s his thing. He’s a puncher, not a shooter. It’s an essential part of his character, and one that’s easy to respect in comics, movies, TV shows and the like. You just have to show …

Comic Books

The 'Assassin's Creed' Movie Has A Release Date, Casts Marion Cotillard

The upcoming Assassin’s Creed movie has been slowly gathering steam for a good long while now, but as of today, Ubisoft has announced that the film has officially begun production, and has a release date to boot, December 21, 2016.<p>Ubisoft has an unprecedented level of influence over the film for a …

Film Industry

Project Cars is already a better racing game than Forza or Gran Turismo

Slightly Mad Studios is in fighting mood. There's a slight cockiness to creative director Andy Tudor as he runs through the crowd-funded, …

Wheel to the Rescue

The RollEvac military vehicle concept uses biomimicry to aid in time-sensitive rescue and evacuation operations in combat situations. Inspired by the …

First Photos of 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Leak Online

We know Chevrolet is planning to debut the 2015 Corvette Z06 at the Detroit auto show this week, and it comes as almost no surprise at all that with a reveal this big, something’s going to slip out early. Sure enough, the other day the Z06’s powertrain details leaked out, and now alleged photos of …

Sports Cars

2014 Audi RS 7 and Porsche Panamera Turbo Face off on Head 2 Head

It’s the battle of the German super sedans on this week’s episode of <i>Head 2 Head</i>. Senior features editor Jonny Lieberman rounds up the 2014 Audi RS 7 and 2014 Porsche Panamera Turbo for this week’s episode, and runs them through the gauntlet at the track, in the canyons, and then with Randy Pobst …

Automotive Design

Audi’s Next-Gen Navigation System

As smart as modern navigation systems are, they can’t prevent people from mindlessly following the given directions and driving into, say, a lake. But Audi’s brightest minds, combined with those of four universities and the company’s own Silicon Valley labs, may have the solution for these dimmest …

Autonomous Cars

GameStop promo upgrades key Xbox 360 games to Xbox One equivalents for $10

Let's say that you decline an Xbox One pre-order, buy the Xbox 360 version of a big game this fall and promptly regret that you haven't gone next-gen. Are you hosed? Not necessarily: GameStop is launching a promo that will let you upgrade to an Xbox One edition of a game for $10 or less. Provided …

Engadget's smartphone buyer's guide: summer 2013 edition

Summertime is now in full swing, and it's also a period of transition within the mobile world. With the exception of a brand-new smartphone that wields a 41-megapixel shooter, our buyer's guide hasn't changed much since the last installment, but that's not to suggest the market is stagnant. On the …

Which?: Galaxy S4 wins battery life test

Samsung's Galaxy had the longest battery life in a test of seven popular smartphones, with twice the call time of the low-ranking iPhone 5.<p>Each phone's battery life was tested for call time and internet use by Which? and the Samsung Galaxy S4 was a clear winner in both categories.<p>The popular phone …

Figaro Concept Supercar by Ciprian Andrus

Ciprian Andrus has sent us his latest concept supercar, it’s called Figaro. It’s been designed based on modern elements which can be found in current …

Sony Xperia Z Ultra official with 6.4-inch 1080p screen and 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 chip, global launch in Q3 2013

Sony's unveiled its latest addition to its Xperia Z series, a new smartphone that blurs the line between smartphone and tablet once more -- the appropriately named Xperia Z Ultra. Packing a 6.4-inch display that runs at 1080p resolution, it bests other similarly gigantic superphones that all …

Cadillac Prices, Details Twin-Turbo V-6–Powered 2014 XTS Vsport

When Cadillac announced it was adding a new, twin-turbocharged V-6 to the 2014 CTS‘s powertrain lineup, it dropped a mention that the same motor would make its way under the 2014 XTS’s hood. At the time, Cadillac provided output figures only for the CTS’s version of the twin-turbo six, but now it …

Automotive Design

Dissected: 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-class

Mercedes christens the latest version of its icon with its very own fragrance.<p>Carbon-fiber missiles with horse or bull badges might attract more attention, but few cars command the respect of an S-class. Mercedes-Benz’s flagship is globally recognized as the unofficial—except in cases where it’s …

Luxury Cars

The end for plastic? Samsung teams with carbon fibre specialist

Samsung has announced a new materials partnership, which could signal a desire to move away from its reliance on plastic for Galaxy smartphones and …

Carbon Fiber

Radeon HD 7950 review

As Nvidia continues to roll out its stack of second-generation Kepler graphics cards, we couldn't help but adjust our focus towards AMD and wonder …

Robert Downey Jr. confirmed for Avengers 2 and 3

<i>“I am Iron Man.”</i><p><i>Tony Stark’s famous closing line to the very first Iron Man film takes on new life today as Marvel is pleased to announce the signing</i> …

Will Smith not returning for Independence Day 2

Director Roland Emmerich (<b>White House Down</b>) has spent a lot of time talking up the sequels to the sci-fi box office smash <b>Independence Day</b> over the …

The Week in Spandex - Man of Steel, The Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Justice League, Arrow, Beware the Batman, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. and more

<b>Our weekly round up of all the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Man of Steel (and Man of Steel 2), Justice League, The</b> …

Pricing for the 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S is Set at $187,820

It seems as if by exotic-car statutes, carbon fiber and crazy colors must come out at least once in a model’s lifetime. Aston Martin, apparently still giddy from the fluorescent green and blue vapors emanating from the 2013 Vanquish, has finally applied this rule to the eight-year-old Vantage.At …

Sports Cars

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag DLC will star your piratey first mate

Ubisoft has announced a season of DLC for Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag which will star protagonist Edward Kenway's first mate, Adewale.<p>The Season …

Battlefield 4 dev DICE on Commander Mode and the importance of 60fps

Buy the next-generation version of Battlefield 4 and you'll get the "full Battlefield experience", developer DICE has told Eurogamer.<p>The Swedish …

Samsung: ‘There are no more Samsung Galaxy S4 spinoffs in the works’ | Trusted Reviews

<b>With a trio of Samsung Galaxy S4 spinoffs set to hit retailers in the coming weeks, the South Korean Manufacturer has confirmed it will not produce</b> …

Tokyo court rules in Apple's favor in patent battle, Samsung has deja vu

In case you forgot, Samsung and Apple's legal squabbles didn't end in US federal court last year: the litigation rages on in international courts. Stop us if you've heard this one -- Samsung and Apple are caught up in a lawsuit focusing in part on Cupertino's bounce back patent, and things aren't …

WSJ: FAA will soon ease in-flight restrictions for some electronic devices

We've been hearing rumblings that the FAA wants to start letting you use certain gadgets on airplanes through the "terrible 10,000 feet," and according to the <i>WSJ</i>, it's about to do just that. A 28-member industry and government panel's draft report strongly recommended relaxing blanket rules against …

Sony Xperia ZR Headed To Hong Kong In July

Earlier in the week Sony announced that the Sony Xperia ZR would launch in Russia before the end of June, and now it would appear that the device …

LG Optimus G2 To Be Announced August 7th

We have already seen a couple of leaked photos of the new LG Optimus G2 smartphone, and now it would appear that we may have a date when the handset …