Christophe Gerits

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Leaked 'Destiny' Plans Show Massive 'Comet' Expansion In Fall 2015

A new image is making the rounds, reportedly showing the next year or so of Destiny content plans. We all knew that Activision/Bungie’s 10 year, $500M experiment was going to keep pumping out new content to keep players engaged, but we didn’t know what form that would take in the long run. Now, we …

Father.IO Brings First Person Shooter Gaming In Real World Environments

Proxy42, an augmented reality gaming and hardware company headquartered in San Francisco, with additional production facilities in Italy, launched this week the pre-sale for Father.IO a massive multiplayer game, based on AR, to be played in the real world.<p>Gamers worldwide will be able to play via …

This is a 367-Mph Jet-Powered School Bus

Paul Stender wants to encourage kids to develop healthy hobbies, like cramming a fighter jet engine into the most un-aerodynamic body possible.<p>Paul Stender's jet-powered "School Time" school bus is a vehicle with a mission. Make that two missions. "The first is to entertain people because, come on, …

Grand Theft Auto

Here's what it's like to ride a real-life hoverboard

So, it's a year to go, to the day (Oct. 21, 2015), when Marty McFly and Doc Brown arrive in the future in <i>Back to the Future II</i>. The Chicago Cubs are nowhere near World Series contention. How's that hoverboard coming?<p>It's not commercially available, and it can only ride on a specialized copper …

The Brilliance Of 'Destiny's' 'Xur: Agent of The Nine'

During the course of Destiny’s story mode, each player receives a strange coin. That’s it: no explanation, just an odd little icon explained as nothing more than “strange coin.” One expects to use it further down the line in the campaign, but at the end of the last boss it’s still there, sitting in …

Shadow of Mordor's Nemesis system is simpler than you think, and should be stolen

Game developer Mike Bithell has talked about the hows and the whys of stealing from other games before, and he's discussed why the menus of <i>Destiny</i> are so effective in that game. He's since turned his Sauron-like gaze to <i>Shadow of Mordor</i>, describing why other games should steal the Nemesis System.<p>"I …

Why Fatal Frame is My Favorite Horror Series

Did Batman and Superman Just Kill Summer Movie Season?

In a months-long showdown between Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. over the May 6, 2016 release date, WB has finally blinked. The studio has re-scheduled their massive potential tentpole <i>Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, shuffling it back for a March 25 release that same year. In an industry where …

Photos: 2015 McLaren MSO P1

Watch Japanese Artists Paint Dragons With A Single Brushstroke

The delicate movement is called <i>hitofude ryuu</i>, which roughly translates to "dragon with one stroke." The men in this shop have been drawing <i>hitofude ryuuu</i> for four generations, according to Japanese culture blog Iromegane.<p>To create these impressive works of art, the artist first paints an intricate …

Art

Famed Indian Scout Finds Its Way Back To Modern Motorcycle Market

In the early 1920s and 30s, a popular carnival attraction was the Wall of Death, a barrel-shaped wooden track, or motor drome, in which daring motorcycle riders would gradually climb the inside walls until they were riding horizontally, circling the lip of the barrel, thrilling spectators peering …

Xbox One vs PS4: How Microsoft's Console is Getting Better and Better Than Sony's

Back in November 2013, Sony and Microsoft launched their respective next-gen gaming consoles, the PS4 and the Xbox One. Even though Sony's console …

Nextgen

14 Of The Coolest Video Game Easter Eggs In The World

Sometimes it's a secret room. Sometimes it's a whole playable level. Sometimes it's a secret message.<p>The first well-known Easter egg appeared in a video game called "Adventure," which was released in 1979 for the Atari 2600 console. The game's author was annoyed he didn't get credit for his work, …

Retrogaming

100 Best Albums of the Eighties

From synth pop and rap to metal and funk, 100 best albums of the Eighties selected by the editors of Rolling Stone<p>With their 1983 debut, <i>Kill 'Em All</i>, …

Rock Music

The battle for virtual reality: Google, Samsung, Sony and Oculus VR

Back in June, Google revealed Cardboard: an open-source attempt at mobile virtual reality. Heck, even the "hardware" is open source -- here are instructions to make your own, right now!<p>But the concept is more than a low-tech solution to mobile VR. It's emblematic of Google's approach to virtual …

Evo 2014: Raiden Revealed for Mortal Kombat X

The storm returns<p>Nether Realm Studios revealed Raiden as the latest fighter to join the Mortal Kombat X roster today, showing off a gameplay trailer …

One for the future: playing with the new Adidas miCoach Smart Ball

I still remember my old, favorite football like it was yesterday. It wasn't made by Nike, Adidas or even Diadora, but it lasted me for about seven years, from when I was 7 until about 14 or so. And even though, toward the end of its life, it started to look as if it had been living in a waste …

Brazil

BMW reimagines the USS John C. Stennis as an M4 playground

M4's new turbo six obviates the need for the steam catapult.<p>Never mind something as pedestrian as an actual racetrack <i>on land</i>. In its new promo video, BMW digitally turns the flight deck of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) into an imaginary at-sea playground for the M4. Great for lurid drifts, not …

The Most Expensive Video Games Ever Made

In fact, some video games have ended up costing way more than even the most expensive feature films.<p>Unlike with movies, though, the amount of money it costs to make video games is a closely guarded secret. Most of the costs we see floating around are purely based on analyst estimates.<p>And when …

Red Dead Redemption

Oculus Rift dev kit sals suspended in China due to 'extreme reseller purchases'

Pre-orders and shipments of the latest Oculus Rift development kit have been suspended in China due to "extreme reseller purchases" that Oculus fears are preventing legitimate developers for obtaining stock, according to a post on Reddit from customer service lead Kevin Crawford.<p>China was removed …

Ubisoft: 'Far Cry 4' Is 'Packed To The Gills With Women'

Recently Ubisoft came under fire when the game publisher admitted that they hadn’t included playable female assassins in the upcoming <i>Assassin’s Creed: Unity</i> because including women would have been too time-consuming and costly.<p>“It’s double the animations, it’s double the voices, all that stuff and …

Tupac Shakur's Murder Examined in New 'National Geographic' Doc

"If Justin Bieber had gotten shot in Tupac's car, we'd know more," says Arsenio Hall<p>Close to two decades after Tupac Shakur died of gunshot wounds …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Saleen Previews What It Has in Store for the 2015 Ford Mustang, and It Looks Bad-Ass

Great news for Mustang fans everywhere: Saleen Automotive has announced it is in the midst of tweaking Ford’s new-for-2015 Mustang. To mark the event, the tuning outfit has released a single photo previewing the presumably muscled-up whip. The Saleen 302 Mustang, as it will be called, marks a …

Sports Cars

PlayStation 4 vs Xbox One: the console war that turned into a love story

Executives from Sony and Microsoft are battling it out over who can be nicer about the rival games console. Are we ready for this new era of kindness?<p>The new era began at 2pm on 15 November 2013; the day that PlayStation 4 arrived in North America. A message went out from the official Xbox Twitter …