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Guy Beats Fallout 4 Without Killing Anyone, Nearly Breaks The Game

<i>Fallout 4</i> expectsyou to commit murder. While you can occasionally avoid killing others, the wasteland is ruthless and demands violence. That’s how …

Empathy

The 44 games we can't wait to play in 2016

<b>Abzu</b> (PS4, PC - 2016)<p><i>Abzu</i> is the first release from Giant Squid, a new studio founded by Matt Nava, the art director responsible for the gorgeous <i>Journey</i> and <i>Flower</i>. And just like those games, <i>Abzu</i> is a non-violent experience that has you exploring a wondrous new world — only this time it’s underwater.<p>…

Gaming

Snow Bunny Nidalee from League of Legends

Today's Daily Cosplay: <br>Previous Daily Cosplay:<p>December 18, 2015<p>League of Legends<p>These photos were taken as part of a League of Legends holiday …

D&D in Virtual Reality Is Better than the Real Thing

AltSpaceVR partnered with Wizards of the Coast to bring an official Dungeons & Dragons experience to virtual reality.<p>We were faced with two deep pits, one of which had spikes at the bottom. Through some clever problem-solving, I decided to throw the little halfling in my group across one pit so he …

Virtual Reality

Are we surrounded by Dyson Spheres?

In this week's "Ask a Physicist," we'll explore an awesome mash-up of exoplanets, supercivilizations, and dark matter, and try to figure out whether …

Will Michael Jordan ever be able to sell his Highland Park estate?

Michael Jordan has been trying to sell his massive mansion in Highland Park since February of 2012. The price on the nine-bedroom, 17-bathroom, …

9 crazy things that could happen after the singularity, when robots become smarter than humans

Futurists say that our destiny will be shaped by the Singularity, the moment when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence.<p>Scholars don't agree on the details, but they say it will happen between 30 and 1000 years from today, with most predicting it will emerge in the next century.<p>It …

NASA just released an unbelievable new image of the Earth rising over the Moon

The narrow angle camera takes images in black and white, so the spacecraft's wider angle camera — which shoots in color — was used to capture the colorful light that reflects off of our planet.<p>"The colors are only approximately what an intrepid explorer would see from the Moon," the researchers …

Astronomy

Marijuana's THC may increase 'noise' in your brain

Marijuana's main psychoactive compound, THC, may increase random neural activity — or neural noise — in the brain, according to a new study.<p>In the study, researchers gave THC to study participants through an IV, and found that the participants showed increased levels of random neural noise after …

Michael Jordan Sits Front & Center In Dope “NBA Last Supper” Drawing

An argument always ensues when discussing the greatest basketball players of all time, but at the NBA Last Supper, everyone gets some love.<p>Dope …

Basketball

WATCH: NCAA Football video games to make a return?

by Tony Crumpton - Assoc. Editor - Sunday, December 13, 2015 10:23 AM<p>Video Description: It’s been awhile since we saw the last NCAA game from EA — a …

Fallout 4 | Rock, Paper, Shotgun - PC Game Reviews, Previews, Subjectivity - Part 2

RPS Feature Must end someday<p>Share this:<p>The Steam Summer Sale is here to rescue us from the same old games! Hooray! Hooray! Hoo-whatnow? Oh for crying …

10 Ridiculous Things That Can Actually Happen In Fallout 4

<i>Fallout 4</i> is a pretty absurd game, on the whole. One moment you might become a comic book hero, the next you might go on a quest for a long-lost …

Comic Books

Lauren Cohan's New Pixie Cut Has 'Walking Dead' Fans Worried

<b>Lauren Cohan</b> shows off her short new haircut while attending Z100′s <b>2015 Jingle Ball</b> held at Madison Square Garden on Friday (December 11) in New York …

The Whole World Rolled Their Eyes At Bill Walton’s Creepy Biology Joke

Today on “Bill Walton Says,” Walton talks about where he learned Biology at UCLA. No, it wasn’t in the classroom, it was on sorority row! Get it? Because there are girls on sorority row and Walton is a guy and you know what, you probably get it. This is honestly a little disappointing from Walton. …

Biology

The source of your Fallout 4 mods has been hacked

If you’ve been looking to add a hack into your <i>Fallout</i> game, you might want to think again after a breach at popular site Nexus Mods experienced a …

Nexus

League of Legends is about to become a better game by learning from sports

"Players are treating League as a sport, so it's okay for us to design it as if it were a sport."<p>How do you improve a game that's been around for six years and has become a mainstay of the esports scene? How do you take something with tens of millions of players and actually make it better? Those …

Witcher 3 Expansion Screens Reveal La Belle Toussaint

The first expansion for The Witcher 3 [official site], Hearts of Stone, let Geralt into new areas of the game’s map (and is pretty great, says …

PC Gaming

GTA 5's Next Free Expansion Announced, Not Coming to Xbox 360/PS3

Rockstar Games has announced the next update for Grand Theft Auto V's multiplayer mode, Grand Theft Auto Online. The update, called Executives and Other Criminals, lets players become a "VIP" and then establish their own crime ring.<p>The free update, coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC (but not …

I Bought An Expensive-Ass PC Gaming Monitor And It’s Really Good

Look, sometimes you spend $709 on a gaming monitor and wind up really happy with your purchase. I’m not saying it happens every time, but it happened …

Computer Hardware

Eating a spider alive isn’t entertainment – even on I’m a Celebrity | Jules Howard

Seeing Ferne McCann chugging down a distressed animal made me, and 553 other people, pretty uncomfortable. Why is this deemed to be OK?<p>Another year of I’m a Celebrity is over and I find myself feeling increasingly sorry for the participants. I really do. It’s hard for them. A flood of …

Hubble spots faint galaxy with 'natural magnifying glass'

NASA's Hubble and Spitzer have been ridiculously successful at spotting distant objects, but some galaxies are too faint to spot directly. Thanks to gravitational lensing, the space telescopes have found the dimmest object ever from the early universe -- a galaxy that existed 13.4 billion years …

'Alien structures' on Mars being 'covered up by Nasa' in new photos UFO experts claim

Are these grainy photographs proof of mysterious, hidden alien structures on Mars?<p>Probably not, but it has not stopped self-proclaimed alien and UFO …

Paranormal

Leaky Gut Syndrome: What You Should Know About Your Gut Bacteria

There's a universe of living organisms in your digestive tract, and the little critters can do a ton for you. Up to 100 trillion cells live in your gut microbiome, forming a world that scientists are still working to understand. 100 trillion cells -- that's enough microbes to make it the highest …

You Should Try Fallout 4 Without Fast Travel

For a couple of days now, I’ve been trying an experiment with <i>Fallout 4</i>—and it’s completely transformed my experience with the game.<p>Last week, I read …

Abandoned Buildings

Mega Buzz: Will The Walking Dead's Negan Be Different From the Comics?

As<i>The Walking Dead</i>'s post-finale teaser recently hinted, there's a big reason to be excited for the second of half of the AMC drama's season: Negan …

The Walking Dead

I never want to play Fallout 4 again

After about 100 hours between various versions of Fallout 4, I’ve put down the controller. And I don’t think I’ll ever want to pick it up to play Bethesda’s latest role-playing game again.<p>I knew this moment would come the first time I booted up Bethesda’s latest open-world postapocalyptic RPG. I …

Huge Hole Found in the Universe

The universe has a huge hole in it that dwarfs anything else of its kind. The discovery caught astronomers by surprise.<p>The hole is nearly a billion …

'The Walking Dead' boss on Negan, Maggie & Glenn's reunion, Rick's 'biggest threat'

<b>Spoiler alert: Do not read until you've watched the midseason finale of "The Walking Dead."</b><p>The tense midseason finale of "The Walking Dead" saw the mega horde invade Alexandria, leaving the gang scrambling to fend off the walkers. Maggie narrowly escaped by crawling up a ladder, but was denied her …

The Walking Dead

A ‘Fallout 4’ Easter Egg Implies The Game Takes Place In The Same Universe As ‘Skyrim’

The <i>Fallout</i> and <i>Elder Scrolls</i> series have a lot in common, which makes sense because they’re both huge open-world RPGs published by the same company, but could they actually take place in the same fictional universe? It seems unlikely considering one series takes place in a sci-fi wasteland and the …

The Elder Scrolls