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11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past sequel sees return of light and dark Hyrule

The Nintendo 3DS sequel to SNES classic <i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past</i> will see some of the original title's gameplay elements return, like the dark and light versions of Hyrule, but it "certainly feels different," according to producer Eiji Aonuma.<p>In an interview with CNET, Aonuma confirms …

Dead Space Plasma Cutter replica uses lasers to burn through wood, plastic

Laser-Gadgets founder and crafter Patrick Priebe created a low-level working replica of Dead Space's Plasma Cutter.<p>Priebe, whose previous works include an Iron Man gauntlet, laser tool and flame glove, demonstrates the Plasma Cutter's power to burn through wood and plastic in the video above. …

Alienware Teases "Big News" for E3

PC maker to announce new products at this year's E3.<p>We're just a few short weeks away from Microsoft and Sony battling for next-gen console mindshare …

The Brothers Rapture brings BioShock to life in live-action short film

A short film based around <i>BioShock</i>'s underwater city is in the works by a group of Canadian film students.<p>The teaser trailer for <i>The Brothers Rapture</i> offers a glimpse at what will be seen in full if the project's Indiegogo funding goal of a mere $1,500 goes through. Funding will be used toward the …

PS4 will not suffer major losses at launch 'unlike PS3,' says Sony

Sony does not foresee major losses being incurred at the launch of the PlayStation 4 later this year, unlike what was seen during the development and launch of the PlayStation 3, Sony CFO Masaru Kato said during an earnings call earlier today.<p>"Unlike PS3, we are not planning a major loss to be …

Assassin's Creed 4 devs talk PS4 development in new developer diary

The latest installment in Sony's "Conversations with Creators" series features Ubisoft developers discussing the creation of <i>Assassin's Creed 4</i> for the next-generation PlayStation 4.<p>In the video, <i>Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag</i> creative director Jean Guesdon and associate producer Sylvain Trottier say …

Pokemon X and Y region revealed, four new Pokemon detailed

A new issue of CoroCoro Comic features details on four new Pokémon and Karos, the region <i>Pokémon X</i> and <i>Y</i> will take place in, Gematsu reports.<p>The Karos region's main city is Miare City, which features a structure similar to the Eiffel Tower. This region will include newly revealed Pokémon Yancham, …

Watch Pokemon Red as a half hour ballet performance

Creighton University student Andrew Plotner has transformed 1996 Nintendo Game Boy title <i>Pokemon Red</i> into a 30 minute ballet, and posted a video of the performance on his YouTube channel.<p>Plotner's ballet includes the most critical elements of the game: choosing your starter Pokemon, parting with …

Puzzle & Dragons is making $3.75M a day

Few things are as profitable as digital monsters — just ask Puzzle & Dragons developer GungHo Online Entertainment.<p>The Japanese studio made $118 million in April alone, according to its latest financial report (as first spotted by GamesIndustry International). That’s a 1,142 percent increase from …

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 …

Ace Attorney 5 is coming to the U.S. — but only as a digital download

Capcom is ready to test the dedication of Ace Attorney fans in Western markets. The publisher plans to release Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney — Dual Destines in North America and Europe but not as a physical product.<p>Ace Attorney 5 will hit the 3DS this fall, but Capcom will only sell it as a digital …

What would happen if video game characters applied for real jobs?

Looking for a new career?<p>Unlike most adults in the modern world, very few video game characters actually work. Some claim to have jobs, but we rarely …

Go for a Pokemon ride in Poke-France in the newest Pokemon X & Y trailer

A new trailer out from Nintendo and Game Freak shows that a trainer's Pokémon companions aren't only good for battles these days.<p>Not that there aren't plenty of battles in this new trailer for <i>Pokémon X & Y</i> versions, of course. The video shows off how fights will look in the new 3DS engine, with a …

Pokemon X/Y leaks and rumors that turned out to be TOTALLY fake

Word of mouth<p>In the real world, rumors are rarely a good thing. Whenever one begins to circulate, people either tend to get upset, overly hyped, or …

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag retailer-exclusive pre-orders include ships, skins and more

Ubisoft is offering a spread of retailer-specific pre-order bonuses for <i>Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag,</i> including a limited-edition artwork poster and bonus in-game missions, pirate ships and items.<p>Players who purchase through Amazon will receive the Hidden Mystery Pack, which includes an additional …

PS4's 'play while downloading' feature arrives on PS3 first with 'The Last of Us'

With the PlayStation 4, Sony is trying to lower the friction in buying games from PSN by letting you start playing games while they're still downloading. Now it looks like the new feature will actually make it to the PlayStation 3 in time for the PSN release of Naughty Dog’s anticipated <i>The Last of</i> …

Weekly Replay - Donkey Kong, Pokemon, and more

<b>Every week we give you a rundown on the most popular articles and the biggest gaming news in our Weekly Replay. This time, we review the Donkey Kong</b> …

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A letter to Nintendo: Take the stage at E3

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>So it’s come to this, has it, Nintendo? You’re now content to skulk in the corners of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) with your innovative devices and …

Sony Rolls Out PlayStation Store Ultimate Edition Sale

by Warrior Monday, May 20, 2013 at 04:34 PM<p>WHOA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That's awesome!!!!!!!!!!!<p>by Absolute Zero Monday, May 20, 2013 at 04:34 PM<p>Modern …

Review: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

I remember where I was when <i>Donkey Kong Country Returns</i> was announced for the Wii. I was in the E3 press room during the Nintendo conference, and I …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

Tiny Tina Comes To Grips With Reality In Fantastical Borderlands 2 DLC

The fourth narrative DLC pack for Borderlands 2 is coming at the end of next month, but we had the chance to spend time with it recently. Titled Tiny …

Sony woos 'Minecraft' creator with golden PSone, VIP invite to E3

<i>Minecraft</i> creator Markus "Notch" Persson has received an elaborate VIP invite to Sony's Playstation 4 press event at E3: a golden PSone console. Despite <i>Minecraft</i> for Xbox 360 breaking XBLA records by selling over 6 million copies, Notch has been an outspoken critic of Sony's main rival in the …

Xbox One and PlayStation 4: Prepare for the least exciting game generation

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>I’m not particularly thrilled about the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. I know I should be, considering what “next gen” usually means for gaming: fewer technical …

New Super Luigi U trailer compares the skills of the Mario brothers

A new trailer for Nintendo's Luigi-themed version of <i>New Super Mario Bros. U</i> shows what the eternal sidekick brings to the table.<p>Luigi is capable of jumping higher and running faster than his elder brother Mario, but this speed comes with the drawback of taking longer to stop, risking a plunge off …

Game of the year 2013

The best games of 2013<p>As we inch ever closer to 2014, December's light release schedule provides a perfect opportunity to reflect on all the great …

Gaming

Nintendo’s E3 website now live, will feature announcements, interviews

Nintendo's website for E3 2013 is now live and features a countdown to the company's first event taking place June 11.<p>The company will host Nintendo Direct during E3 at 10 a.m. ET. According to the site, coverage will continue throughout the week with trailers, interviews and more. The website will …