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Even the police think this Wisconsin high school's senior prank is 'one of the best'

Police can be jaded. They have seen it all.<p>Except when they saw what seniors at a Wisconsin high school did for their final-year prank.<p>Cops in Cumberland, a small city in the west of the Badger State, declared that the hilarious hoax was "one of the best senior pranks that Cumberland High School …

High School

Fan Project To Remake Diablo II Using StarCraft II Is Now Playable

<i>The Curse of Tristram: Destruction’s End</i>, a mod that takes the main campaign of <i>Diablo II</i> and recreates it using the <i>StarCraft II</i> engine, has been four …

Facelifts

Conan Exiles Launches Today On PC, Xbox And PS4

Those of you that have been patiently waiting for the launch of the new and highly anticipated open world survival game Conan Exiles. You will be …

Gear & Gadgets

Stardew Valley beta’s new content shames you for dating around

If single players try to woo every bachelor or bachelorette, they’ll suffer the consequences<p>Alongside <i>Stardew Valley</i>’s new multiplayer mode, now in public beta testing on PC, are heaps of added single-player content that players are slowly uncovering for themselves. And there’s already a newfound …

Relationships

Massive Virtual Reality Theme Park Opens In China

This weekend, a VR-only theme park opened in Guizhou, China. One of the park’s centrepieces, however, is not virtual but a towering …

Virtual Reality

God Of War PS4 Armor Guide: Best Legendary, Rare, And Epic Sets

The latest God of War takes a different approach from past entries in the series. This time around, the game introduces RPG mechanics, allowing you equip a variety of gear that enhance a set of stats and even offer special perks. Much like the recent Monster Hunter World, your progression is tied …

Monster Hunter

The Game-Changing God Of War Secret Hidden In Plain Sight

One of the first things you see at the beginning of God of War is Kratos chopping down a tree with a yellow handprint upon its trunk. It doesn't take long to figure out that handprint belongs to Faye, the recently deceased companion of Kratos and mother to their son Atreus. It's a powerful scene …

Santa Monica

God of War Secret Weapon Found Through Runic Translation

The Translation Is Not Available in the Game<p>A new secret has been discovered in <i>God of War</i>, one that might have slipped through players’ radars …

Gaming Industry

Stardew Valley Publisher Reveals New Game

Stardew Valley publisher Chucklefish revealed a new game today called Eastward. Developed by a small Shanghai-based indie game studio called Pixpil, …

Indie Gaming

Shadow Of The Tomb Raider Wants To Make Lara Face Consequences

While the recent games in the series focused on the exploits of a less experienced Lara Croft surviving the elements and battling legions of armed goons, Shadow of the Tomb Raider builds up moments of unease and self-reflection while bringing her arc to its natural conclusion. Set sometime after …

Tomb Raider

God of War PS4 Director Explains Why They Changed The Combat And More

Sony's new God of War is finally out now on PlayStation 4. Early reviews came online last week--and critics across the board seemed to love the game. The action-adventure game is a reboot of sorts for Sony's long-running franchise. It mixes things up significantly with major changes to combat and a …

Mad Max

7 mathematicians you should have heard of – but probably haven’t

The Fields medals are considered the ultimate accolade in mathematics. First awarded in 1936, since 1950 up to four of them have been awarded every …

Mathematics

Frostpunk is a game about suffering on an industrial scale

Steel yourself for the worst<p><i>Frostpunk</i>, the latest offering from 11 bit Studios (known for <i>This War of Mine</i> and the Anomaly series), is a colony simulation game with a twist. You’re not just building a city, say the developers. Instead, you’re forming a culture.<p>11 bit goes so far as to call its …

Choose Your Own Adventure

God Of War: Immersive HUD Mode Is The Best Way To Play

God of War is a phenomenal game that everyone should play, no question. And if you're in this article, it's probably safe to say that you're interested in playing it, if you haven't already started. But if you want to really get the most out of its stunning world and its fantastic and definitely …

Self-confidence

God of War’s camera was a huge risk that paid off

The value in never looking away<p>One of the most interesting details in the new <i>God of War</i> is that the game is presented as a single, unbroken tracking shot. There <i>are</i> cheats, although they’re very limited in number and are hard to spot, but the camera stays with Kratos through the entire game and …

TV shows

Here's How Kratos' Axe Recall in God of War Works

The Leviathan Axe’s Recall Feature Had to Go Through a Lot of Work<p>The Leviathan Axe in God of War has been lauded as one of the best parts of the …

Gameplay

God Of War PS4 Gets Congratulations From Fellow Game Studios

God of War launches today, and fellow developers are lining up to give Sony Santa Monica a pat on the back for the achievement. A series of tweets from studios like Insomniac and Naughty Dog have been offering their congratulations, some with custom artwork or cheeky photos to mark the event.<p>The …

Santa Monica

Scientists just recreated the horrendous substance found deep inside Uranus

Don’t ever venture deep inside Uranus, we’d advise – as scientists recreated the horrendous conditions deep inside the bottom-themed planet.<p>For the …

Moonlighter Action Adventure RPG Launches May 29th

Developers of the new Moonlight game have announced the launch will take place on May 29th, 2018 when the game launches on Xbox One, Steam, Nintendo …

Rumour: Pokémon Switch's Release Date Could Be As Early As November This Year

And it's apparently codenamed "Project Beluga"

Pokémon

Platinum Games' New Action-RPG Offers Stylish And Deep Combat On The Go

Developer Platinum Games--the studio behind Bayonetta and Nier Automata--is known for its particular brand of action games that focus on kinetic hack and slash gameplay. With that particular style in mind, the developers are launching a new IP known as World of Demons--a Samurai action-RPG game …

Mobile Gaming

The First Black Hole Close-Up

Astrophysicist Jean-Pierre Luminet didn’t have a supercomputer when he showed the world what a black hole looks like. He just had an IBM 7040 and a …

5 Major Changes Arriving With Elder Scrolls Online Summerset Expansion

To whet your appetite ahead of the upcoming launch of the new The Elder Scrolls Online Summerset content which will be made available in a few months …

This Spy Survived Torture to Make the Nazis Pay for Their Crimes

Wearing a gray flannel suit and a thick scarf around her head, Odette Sansom shielded her eyes from the salty ocean spray as the fishing boat scudded …

God Of War Is PS4's Highest Rated Exclusive On Metacritic

God of War now has the distinction of being the highest-rated PlayStation 4 exclusive, based on aggregate scores at GameSpot sister site Metacritic ahead of its release. It ties The Last of Us Remastered for an aggregate of 95, but God of War has a larger pool of scores--as of time of writing, 89 …

Uncharted

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Check Out Entangled Time

Where the future influences the past.<p>In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and …

Stephen Hawking’s sickest jokes showcase the physicist’s dark sense of humour

It’s safe to say that Stephen Hawking wasn’t the perpetually offended type – in fact, his own bleak sense of humour beat anyone else to the punch.<p>One …

Hawking Taught Us How to Be Wrong

By making bets he was happy to lose, the physicist showed that science progressed with each mistake.<p>In 2002, the future Nobel Prize-winner Peter Higgs joined several fellow physicists at a dinner in Edinburgh. Drinks flowed and the professional invective followed. According to a report published in …

17 Inspiring Quotes From Stephen Hawking

Sadly, Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, this morning Hawking passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live after he was …

Physics

For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist. To Rise Above Our Past, We Must Acknowledge It

We asked a preeminent historian to investigate our coverage of people of color in the U.S. and abroad. Here’s what he found.<p>It is November 2, 1930, and <i>National Geographic</i> has sent a reporter and a photographer to cover a magnificent occasion: the crowning of Haile Selassie, King of Kings of …