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'Overwatch' streamer destroys his in-game imposter

Brian St. Pierre is called Kephrii in the competitive Overwatch scene, and he's known as the highest ranked Widowmaker player in the world. He recently ran into a hacker impersonating his gamer tag and using cheats, but instead of getting mad, the real Kephrii got even. While streaming the match on …

Hacking

EXOR Studios Announces New Title X-Morph: Defense for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Today, EXOR Studios announced their most recent project <i>X-Morph: Defense</i> with a new reveal trailer. This game is a hybrid of the twin-stick shooting …

Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Heroes is a complex strategy game with a free-to-play twist

Nintendo’s second mobile game is much more ambitious<p>Nintendo’s second high-profile mobile game was announced just two weeks ago, but <i>Fire Emblem Heroes</i> is already slated to arrive in a just a few days. The game, a free-to-play take on the popular turn-based strategy series, arrives this Thursday for …

Nintendo plans to release two-to-three mobile games each year

After months of vague statements, Nintendo has finally confirmed its smartphone strategy, announcing that it will release two to three mobile titles every year. While all eyes are currently focused on the imminent launch of Nintendo's new console, company president Tatsumi Kimishima revealed that …

Videos: Link - A Legend of Zelda Sci-Fi Adventure Fan Film

This is <i>Legend of Zelda</i> short fan film.<p>It is based on a comic that was written by Zac Gorman and features the characters in a futuristic setting. It …

Science Fiction

This 3D-Printed Map From The Legend of Zelda Is Awesome

If you grew up a Nintendo fan, chances are you played <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> for the Nintendo Entertainment System. You probably remember its gorgeous …

HP’s OMEN X is a powerful and mostly satisfying gaming cube

A<p>Maingear and HP collaboration, the OMEN X is a good example of how far a consumer computer manufacturer will go to try and cater to a hard to please niche like PC gamers.<p>Recently the latter has been doing a great job of appealing to different user needs with their Spectre line, from premium …

Computer Hardware

Original The Legend of Zelda Map Gets Printed In 3D

<i>The Legend of Zelda</i> on NES had a sprawling world by the standards of 1980s console games. While decades ago people used to draw their own maps to try …

Retrogaming

The Ultimate List of Best Websites to Learn Coding

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>It’s been half a year since I gathered my first list of …

Dolby Atmos Coming to Xbox One in 2017

Dolby today announced that Dolby Atmos is coming to Xbox One in 2017, making it the first game console to support the object-based surround-sound …

Dolby Atmos

[Exclusive] Draw in 3D with the ‘Mental Canvas’ Illustration App

The new app combines traditional illustration with 3D computer-aided design software.<p>There are apps like uMake that rather easily turn 2D sketching into useful 3D models for prototyping, but the new app Mental Canvas takes a different approach. It fuses the illustrator’s need for aesthetics and …

Warframe's 'The War Within' Now on PS4 and Xbox One

Highly Anticipated Update Grants PS4 and Xbox One Players Access to Warframe’s ‘The War Within’<p>From Independent developer and publisher Digital …

iOS 10.2 now available with many new iPhone and iPad features

Nearly two months since it began testing iOS 10.2 with its registered developers, Apple today released the software update for public consumption. To …

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This daughter is concerned her mother is being taken for all she is worth.<p>7:18 p.m. July 1, 2018<p>This man wants to know how they should split their …

Astroneer Release Date For Xbox One & PC Confirmed | Indie Game News

There is nothing like an early Christmas present and for gamers, it’s best when that present is a cool video game! Well we are in luck because the …

Play-Doh

Future Pokemon Go Update to Add Shiny Pokemon and More

Looking into our crystal Pokeball.<p>Dataminers have discovered a host of new features coming to Pokemon Go secreted amongst the codebase of its newest …

2016 was supposed to be the year of VR. Instead, augmented reality ruled

All signs pointed to a revolution: Powerful VR headsets — Facebook’s Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive and Sony’s PlayStation VR were about to make their …

The best video games of 2016 (so far)

20 JavaScript tools to blow your mind

JavaScript started its life as a browser-based language used for adding interactivity to web pages, but it has evolved tremendously over the past few …

JavaScript

Super Mario Run For The iPhone Jumpstarts A New Mobile Era For Nintendo

The first Mario smartphone game is the inventive result of Nintendo’s move to put its creations everywhere–not just on it own hardware.<p>Mario is running. He hops from one turtle enemy to another, then onto a higher platform. He jumps and grabs a batch of coins, including the rare pink challenge …

Great Gifts for the More Advanced Board Game Connoisseur

Board games are awesome! There have been a ton of excellent ones out in just the last year or two. And that’s especially true for the more hobbyist …

The 10 best video games of 2016

From the fiendish classic that tests your sausage-cooking skills to the summer of Jigglypuffs and a return to first world war battlefields, here are 2016’s best video games<p>In some ways, the fourth title in Naughty Dog’s wildly successful action adventure series looks like the archetypal …

Beyond the Gates: Two brothers play a deadly board game in exclusive clip

<i>Beyond the Gates</i> is the name of both the new horror movie from director Jackson Stewart and the lethal, fictional board game responsible for the …

12 Delectable Pastries From Around the World

While you’re probably familiar with pies, croissants, cream puffs, and tarts, there are plenty of other tantalizing pastries to discover. Using a …

We Might Finally Know Where Some of The Biggest Objects in The Universe Came From

How supergalaxies form.<p>Astronomers have observed the birth of one of the most massive objects in our Universe - a huge galaxy cluster known as the …

Sony's Project Field brings card games to life

From Skylanders to Amiibo, "Toys to life" have been a pretty lucrative way for video game companies to make money. Sony has been more-or-less absent from the field, but today it's announcing something not too dissimilar: Project Field.<p>The company is showing off dedicated smart pads that pair with a …

Has LIGO Already Discovered Evidence For Quantum Gravity?

When Einstein first wrote down the general theory of relativity in 1915, this brand new theory of gravity not only explained phenomena that Newton’s old one couldn’t, it predicted a whole host of new ones. In strong gravitational fields, clocks would run slower, light would shift its frequency, …

Nintendo Switch Will Play GameCube Games - Report

Another cool feature for the Nintendo Switch has apparently been revealed. Citing three separate sources, Eurogamer reports today that the console can play GameCube games through its Virtual Console program. Eurogamer has accurately reported on unannounced Switch features in the past.<p>Three …

This Gorgeous, Handmade Stop-Motion Short Took Seven Years to Complete

Simon Scheiber spent seven years making <i>The Lighthouse</i>, the tale of a solitary lighthouse keeper whose ho-hum life is jolted with surreal excitement …

12 Tech Trends That Will Shape Our Lives In 2017

From in-ear interfaces to superhero autonomous cars<p><i>The global design and strategy firm Frog asked experts from its offices around the world to identify key technology trends that’ll shape how we live, work, and play in 2017. Below, we’ve selected 12 that are most relevant to the design community.</i> …