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Draw your own video game with Pixel Press Floors

<b>A Kickstarter-funded app-based game creation system has launched, allowing users to draw their own game levels, scan them in and play.</b><p>What if you …

Apps

10 bizarre — and real — video-game patents

Everyone has ideas, and that’s good. But some of those ideas are strange, if not crazy, and the worst news of all is that we have almost no way to hear about them so that they can fascinate and occasionally confuse us.<p>Luckily, however, Google Patents exists, and it’s a valuable resource to learn …

'Watch Dogs' adds real guilt to fake killing

The defining experience of every <i>Grand Theft Auto</i>-style game is running over pedestrians with cars. Typically, I think nothing of it — they’re not really people, after all. They might look a little bit like you and me, but they are devoid of personality, of consciousness, of soul. So when I’m …

7 famous actors with surprising game performances

I always watch the credits when I finish a game. I use it as time to unwind and reflect on what I’ve “accomplished” and decide if I enjoyed my experience. I even do that with Ubisoft-developed games, and those credits are always like 25 minutes long because of all of the localizations.<p>And I read …

inFamous: Second Son Easter Eggs List

Like the previous titles in the series, as well as other open world games, <i>inFamous: Second Son</i> is full of easter eggs. While that's not to say the …

Which of These 27 Gamer Classifications Do You Fall Under?

<i>In today's extremely lengthy yet entertaining edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Nightram details 27 different types of gamers he's observed</i> …

Study: Playing games can bleed into real-life perception, behavior

Playing games can affect our behavior and visual perception in real life, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.<p>The study came from psychologist Mark D. Griffiths and doctoral researcher Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari, both of …

PS4 users watch three times more porn than Xbox One users

Pornhub shared with us how console users experience porn across the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation 4. The results were interesting to …

17 Diagrams That Will Help You Draw (Almost) Anything

Even if you're totally artistically impaired, you can still become the Picasso of your generation.

Art

NBA 2K14 penalizes your profanity in an effort to make online gaming more civilized

<i>NBA 2K14</i> will give you a technical foul for using profanity within earshot of the PlayStation Camera or Kinect because the developers wanted to give players a "more civilized online environment," a representative for publisher 2K Sports told Polygon today.<p>In basketball, a referee will call a …

Generation gone: Where PlayStation mascot Crash Bandicoot is today

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 don’t think there’s been a span of time that I’ve read the words “Crash Bandicoot” in video game news more than I have recently, from the reveal of the …

'Call Of Duty: Ghosts' Launches At The Center Of Xbox One Controversy

<i>Call of Duty</i> remains one of the most successful video game franchises, and most recognizable game brands, in the history of the medium.<p>The latest, <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>, launches on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC this Tuesday. It launches ten days later on the PlayStation 4 and the following week on …

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin With Back-to-Back-to-Back Alley-Oops

Ford gets colorful with Mustang anniversary infographic

Preparing to celebrate its 50th birthday, the Ford Mustang has seen a lot of vehicle trends come and go, and this especially goes for paint colors. Using historical production data, Ford has managed to create an infographic dating back to 1967 that breaks down the three top Mustang colors for each …

Add an e-ink screen to your Samsung Galaxy S4 with PocketBook (hands-on)

The Galaxy S4 may be the best phone ever made, but does it have a low-power, eye-friendly screen for reading books? With the PocketBook case it does.<p>BERLIN -- What do you get for the phone that has everything? The Samsung Galaxy S4 is possibly the best smartphone ever made, but one thing it <i>doesn't</i> …

eReaders

This is Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch: A blocky health tracker with a camera

<i>Editor’s Note Sept. 4: Samsung announced the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch as expected. We’ve got all the details on the Galaxy Gear smartwatch right here on VentureBeat.</i><p>Samsung is set to reveal its Galaxy Gear smartwatch next Wednesday, Sept. 4, in Berlin. But this weekend, we got a first look at the …

Pebble Beach Auctions 2013: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro 396 RS/SS L89

Why this is a six-figure collector's car and not a $20,000 classic.<p>One of the tough things about getting into muscle cars, just like getting into heavy metal or show chickens, is understanding the little details that make the difference between a King Diamond concept album and Metallica's "St. …

15 Album Covers Minus The Dead Band Members

Creepy and amazing. Courtesy of the Live! (I See Dead People) Tumblr.

Kurt Cobain

Oklahoma extends Bob Stoops through 2020

If he coaches the length of the new contract, Stoops will be patrolling the Sooners' sidelines for another seven years.<p>Oklahoma and head coach Bob Stoops reached a contract extension through the 2020 season, the school announced Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p><b>More on Oklahoma</b>: …

At Comic-Con, optimism for future of video game movies

After years of shoddy cash-ins and fan disappointment, movies based on video games just might be turning the corner.<p>That was the theme of a panel today at Comic-Con, that asked whether we are emerging into a "golden age" of video game movies. The panel featured representatives working on movie …

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 …

The Finely Manicured Madness of Lawnmower Racing

At oval tracks around America, you'll find the brave and the foolhardy competing in a different kind of DIY race.<p><b>Once upon a time, Aaron Crowl was a dirt-track racer</b>, kicking up dust in old stock cars. But after a friend showed him some lawnmowers he had tinkered with, turning them from suburban …

Trans Am Depot teases 2014 GTO

Here comes the Judge. Court is in session. The verdict is in. How many more tired clichés can we come up with? It hardly seems to matter, because it's happening: Trans Am Depot has announced via the teaser video below that it is launching a 2014 GTO, complete with Carousel Red (bright orange, …

'Legends Of Gaming': Jovenshire And More Are In A New Gaming Show, And It Looks Awesome

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Pokémon Go<p>Sure, the game has quickly eaten society. But it's helping us see the world …

The Sharpied Vanagon – crowd-sourced car art

There are plenty of images of Sharpied cars on the internet, including a Lamborghini Gallardo, but none of them have a back story that’s quite as …