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Microsoft's Cortana On Android: It's Almost As Good (And Creepy) As Google Now

<i>[This story was updated on Nov. 28, 2015 to correct a typo in SoundHound's name.]</i><p>Microsoft released Cortana, the voice-activated digital assistant built into Windows 10 and Windows phones, for all Android phone users in a public beta on Monday.<p>That app competes directly with Google Now, the digital …

Sony teases greater smartphone camera focus abilities for IFA

A few unofficial teasers and leaks regarding some upcoming smartphones from Sony have been gradually trickling out over the past couple of weeks, but now we have an official teaser from Sony Xperia GB. The tweet is all about some new camera technology, which the company appears to have planned for …

I Wouldn't Mind Dropping the Soap in This Prison

A new visual of the anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto’s <i>Prison School</i> (<i>Kangoku Gakuen</i>) manga has been featured as a poster in the September issue of …

Smuggled footage of Fallout 4 demo finds an unusual home: Pornhub

A fan campaign to spread footage of <i>Fallout 4</i>'s gameplay has found an unusual, if effective host: the free X-rated video site PornHub.<p>The video, filmed behind closed doors at Gamescom, has been taken down quickly after being uploaded to other video streaming sites. At Pornhub, however the video is …

Sony Xperia Z3+ review

The quick take<p>The latest Sony flagship is a decent phone set back by hardware wonk and some wrongheaded design decisions. While the core experience …

New Horror Game Looks Like Spiritual Successor to P.T.

P.T., the teaser/demo for the canceled Silent Hills, was taken off of PlayStation Network in April, but a small group of designers and fans are trying to make what looks to be a spiritual successor to the ill-fated game.<p>Called Allison Road, the game tasks players with exploring a house and …

When it comes to looking back through old consoles, the Gamecube is always knocked down. The supposed hardcore gamers would point, laugh and mock the …

Retrogaming

UH OH: Windows 10 will share your Wi-Fi key with your friends' friends

Tell a pal your password ... and their FB mates can log in too<b>Updated</b> A Windows 10 feature, Wi-Fi Sense, smells like a security risk: it can share …

The new 'Star Wars' game is a love letter to 'Star Wars' superfans

Who doesn't want to take on Darth Vader's Imperial forces, carefully toppling a massive AT-AT walker as Storm Troopers scatter for their lives across the snow-covered hills of Hoth? Perhaps you're more of a Darth yourself, and the hippie dippy Rebel forces are the last distraction between you and …

Fallout 4 and PlayStation 4 voted Best Game and Platform of E3 2015 by Digital Spy readers

<i>Fallout 4</i> and the PS4 have been voted Best Game and Best Platform of E3 2015 in a <b>Digital Spy</b> poll that attracted more than 2,000 votes.<p>With 19.07% of …

This Is How Incredible Mario Might Look on Nintendo’s Next-Gen Console

In the past, we’ve featured a few of the most astounding Unreal Engine 4 creations we could find here on BGR, but this frighteningly realistic …

Star Wars Battlefront: EA Dice answers fan fears

Why no character classes and space battles? We put some of the key questions to the gaming company’s general manager, Patrick Bach<p>Battlefield is one of the most respected military shooters of the decade, and Star Wars is a reasonably well-known science fiction film. So when the developer of the …

Invisible Man – Zach King for Sony’s ‘Never Before Seen’ Film Series

Invisible Man, a visual illusion by Vine Star, Zach King for Action Cam by Sony and their ‘Never Before Seen’ film series.<p>Vine Star, Zach King, has …

Storytelling

How to turn The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time into an 11-button arcade machine

There's a great 15-step guide over on Instructable that walks you through the process of creating a bartop arcade cabinet for the Nintendo 64's <i>Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i>.<p>The process isn't for the weak-of-heart or the unhandy, but the result looks pretty amazing. Instructable user Phrazelle …

The Last of Us 2 confirmed by Uncharted voice actor - PlayStation Universe

Naughty Dog is working on a sequel to the critically acclaimed The Last of Us, according to Uncharted voice actor, …

Uncharted

PlayStation 4 dominates Europe with '70-90%' of console market

PlayStation 4 is holding a firm grip on Europe, Sony has told VG247, enjoying nothing less than 70% market-share in any European country.<p>PlayStation …