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Xbox E3 2014: 'Halo,' 'Inside,' and Microsoft's sorta-apology

The corporate realities of the videogame industry operate on massive, mega, epochal levels. Release dates are planned out years in advance. New …

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Charting the video game console evolution | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Click through the gallery for a few of the milestones in the evolution of video games. (William Lu / For Hero Complex)<p><b>1972:</b> Ralph Baer’s Brown Box was licensed to Magnavox and released to the North American public as the Magnavox Odyssey, which came with poker chips, dice and score sheets. Its 1978 …

5 Minute Far Cry 4 E3 Pagan Min Trailer Released (video)

Far Cry fans looking forward to the launch of the fourth game in the series, aptly named Far Cry 4. Are sure to enjoy this new Far Cry 4 Pagan Min …

Sony's E3 PlayStation Event Sees Microsoft's Hand and Antes Up

Bathed in vaporous electric blue lights and the low frequency thump of placeless dance music, Sony’s PlayStation press event at the Los Angeles …

Halo Master Chief preorders top Amazon charts

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is No. 1 in Amazon's video game sales chart. Not bad for an Xbox title that won't actually be out for another five months.<p>Announced by Microsoft at the E3 gaming event on Monday, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is a remastered bundle of the previous four core …

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire coming to 3DS on Nov. 21

<i>Pokémon Omega Ruby</i> and <i>Pokémon Alpha Sapphire</i>, re-imagined versions of <i>Pokémon Ruby</i> and <i>Pokémon Sapphire</i>, will launch globally on the 3DS on Nov. 21, Nintendo announced today at E3.<p>In the game, players travel through the Hoenn region to catch, battle and trade Pokémon as they seek answers to the …

E3 2014: Video game industry hopes to dazzle average consumers | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

The E3 flag flies over the Los Angeles Convention Center where the E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) will get underway in Los Angeles, (Michael Nelson / EPA)<p>The Los Angeles Kings may have vacated Staples Center for New York’s Madison Square Garden this week, but the blocks surrounding the arena …

Nintendo announce new Legend of Zelda and ‘Amiibo’ toy line at E3 2014

Nintendo serve up a strong lineup in an attempt to boost sales of Wii U console at E3<p>With Mario Kart 8 seeing an upsurge in sales of the struggling Wii U, Nintendo’s video stream entailing their E3 lineup may have been their most crucial yet. If Nintendo could reveal a strong lineup of games, more …

What It's Like to Play Sunset Overdrive, the Xbox One's Cartoon-Violent Exclusive Shooter

In the hands of a skilled player, Sunset Overdrive is a beautiful sight. Effortlessly, the player bounces from car hoods to rooftops, gliding on …

Nintendo at E3: Zelda and Star Fox for Wii U a much-need shot in the arm

After a year of falling console sales and revenue losses, Nintendo may have just pulled itself from the brink of disaster. In a pre-E3 event, streamed across the web, it announced a new Legend of Zelda title, which will arrive in 2015. This was the news its fans wanted and its console – the …

E3: 2014: Nintendo tips new ‘Zelda’ and wacky squid-shooter ‘Splatoon’ | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

An early look at Nintendo's Wii U entry into "The Legend of Zelda." (Nintendo)<p>"Splatoon" is a new Nintendo game that will emphasize multiplayer shooting. (Nintendo)<p>"Yoshi's Woolly World" is due in 2015 for the Wii U. (Nintendo)<p>Nintendo's "Hyrule Warriors" is set in the "Zelda" universe and due this …

We Might Never Find Alien Life With Current Technology

The search for aliens could remain fruitless, a new study finds.<p>Given that we are unlikely to be visiting an exoplanet any time soon, astronomers have been contemplating whether it might be possible to detect indications of simple life – a biosignature – from a distance. Many think that the …

Flying Car Moves from Science Fiction Toward Reality

Flying cars have long been the stuff of science fiction, though plenty of entrepreneurs and visionaries have struggled to make the concept a reality – including no less than the original Henry Ford.<p>The group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni that developed the Transition flying car …

Deep wound solution, microtube eyes and solar fuel | Nanotech research roundup

This month's research roundup includes a new way to glue wounded skin, how to create a shrimp's eye view, and a way to store solar energy<p>An essential medical procedure – repairing deep wounds – could be radically improved with a new approach: gluing skin and other tissue together with solutions of …