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These Mysterious Symbols Have Been in 19 Video Games and No One Knows Why

Players have been slowly assembling clues and hints for a larger puzzle they're still not sure actually exists.<p>Alex Bellavia was a big fan of the rhythm roguelike <i>Crypt of the Necrodancer.</i> When the developers updated the game, he would poke around the files to see what changed, and when <i>Crypt of the</i> …

Gaming

Enderal, The Huge Skyrim Mod, Is Out Now

A final version of Enderal: The Shards of Order [official site] has been completed and can be downloaded for free now. While ‘Enderal’ sounds like it …

What's up with No Man's Sky's mysterious fireworks?

Above, you can see a gif of a minor phenomenon I saw while playing No Man's Sky earlier today. As I cruised over a planet's surface, I heard two …

Leet debuts a simple app for sharing your best gameplay highlights

Services like YouTube Gaming and Twitch are great for watching videos and live streams from your favorite gamers, but a new app called Leet, launching now, has a slightly different take. Instead of focusing on live-streamed gameplay and real-time chat, Leet lets gamers share short highlights from …

Apps

The 9 coolest technologies that startups are pitching to NASA right now

The Starburst Accelerator Global Summit, happening Thursday, gives 10 inventors a chance to pitch their ideas in front of agencies like NASA, venture capitalists, and aerospace companies, including Boeing and Lockheed Martin.<p>And, even more excitingly, it offers us a first glimpse at the best ideas …

The Caribbean is making a mysterious sound so loud that it can be 'heard' from space

The ocean's a noisy place, but under the regular din of marine life and ship traffic, scientists have detected a strange, much louder sound coming from the Caribbean Sea.<p>It's too low to be heard by human ears, but the whistle-like noise is so powerful that researchers have been able to pick up its …

These solar powered, floating homes could be the future of housing

A staggering 4.2 million Americans could be displaced by rising sea levels in the next 100 years, according to a Nature Climate Change study.<p>But a floating home could help you continue living safely along a coastline.<p>California-based Terry & Terry Architecture has designed floating concepts that it …

Daily Deals: Star Wars Battlefront, GeForce GTX 970, Xbox One With Free Games and Credit

Get Battlefront for $30 and score a great graphics card.<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p>Today's Big Deals<p><b>Up to 60% Off Star Wars</b> …

The Observer’s architecture critic appraises the art gallery’s new extension, a multilayered mountain that profits from its power station past<p>• Laura Cumming, the Observer’s art critic, takes a tour inside Switch House<p>If you look down from the viewing terrace at the top of Tate Modern’s new tower, …

Elon Musk had a hilarious response when his cousin asked for a Tesla discount

So it only makes sense that Lyndon Rive, SolarCity CEO and Musk's cousin, figured it was worth asking Musk for a discount on a Tesla. (Musk is also chairman of SolarCity.)<p>But when Rive finally got around to asking Musk for the discount, he was met with a pretty funny burn.<p>"I asked, 'Elon, hey can I …

Israel's new 'RoBattle' bot is built with swappable modules that change its abilities

Although it tends look to the sky, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) came back down to Earth to develop RoBattle, an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) that may soon be tasked with the type of risky missions typically assigned to foot soldiers.<p>IAI's UGV is built to be maneuverable, dynamic, and tough. …

Check Out the PlayStation VR Gun Controller

Sony's E3 2016 press conference wrapped up recently, and we got a whole lot of new information about upcoming PlayStation VR games. One of them, Farpoint, is a PS VR-exclusive shooter that uses motion controls. And since it's a motion-based shooter, Sony announced in a blog post that it is …

Virtual Reality

The world’s biggest, baddest rocket launched Saturday and it was stunning

The rarely flown heavy-lift vehicle delivered a secret spy satellite into space.<p>After the space shuttle retired in 2011, the Delta IV Heavy became, …

Xiaomi unveils its first drone — and it costs just $450 for a 4K video model

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi officially unveiled its first drone today, ending a week of teasers about it, and the low price of the product might bring some serious competition to the space.<p>Like other Xiaomi products, the company didn’t actually create the Mi Drone itself. Instead it is working …

Drones

Kojima Productions Reveals New Image of Studio Mascot Ludens - Playstation 4

Kojima Productions has released a new image of Ludens, providing a closer look at the face of the studio's mysterious mascot.<p>The image, which comes …

10 Ways To Master Your PlayStation 4

Whether you've just unwrapped a brand new PS4 or you've had one since launch day in November 2013, you probably haven't explored everything Sony's …

Remote Controls

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Watch Dogs 2's First PS4 Trailer Is Really Something Else

Well that was.... something.<br>Looks like a bad aftershave advert. After playing the first one for a couple of hours im not sure on this at all.<br>It will …

Steel, Gold, Silver And Transparent PS4 Controllers Unveiled By Sony

Sony has today confirmed that next month they will be releasing four new DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controllers in a range of different finishes that …

Gear & Gadgets

Watch Dogs 2 ad leaks before official reveal livestream

A Trailer for Watch Dogs 2 seems to have leaked on Twitch ahead of the official reveal later today.

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 may indeed be called Note 7 but unlikely to get Android N on board

The next flagship from Korean giant Samsung may indeed be called Galaxy Note 7 rather than Galaxy Note 6 according to a credible leak from China. …

Microsoft algorithm predicts semi-final heartbreak for England at Euro 2016

If you were thinking of following England at Euro 2016, don't bother: Microsoft have already revealed the results of the tournament and it doesn't end well for England.<p>Microsoft's search engine Bing has predicted the outcome of the entire tournament using a combination of social media analysis, …

Tesla’s Factory Goes Beyond Car Batteries

<b>Today’s Top Stories</b><br>— Tesla’s Gigafactory Is About More Than Electric Cars: How high do Elon Musk’s ambitions go?<br>— Your Street Belongs to Waze: The …

Model X owner defends wife after Tesla blames her for crashing pricey SUV

Tesla Model X owner Puzant Ozbag said his brand-new SUV “suddenly and unexpectedly” accelerated and lurched over 39 feet of planters before crashing …

Tesla

Jabra goes behind-the-neck with the Halo Smart Bluetooth headphones

Jabra’s been making moves over the past several years in an attempt to shake up its image as solely an office headset manufacturer. Of course, the Copenhagen-based technology company is still very much in the business of producing devices for call centers and the like, but these days it seems to …

Headphones

Here’s an ad for Watch Dogs 2 — it’s lame

Ubisoft is doing a big unveiling of its next Watch Dogs game later today, but you can get an idea of the tone it’s going for right now.<p>Ads for Watch Dogs 2 have started rolling out on Twitch (via Steve Kim on Twitter), and it looks like the inside of a Hot Topic. The open-world hacking game takes …

These dystopian cityscapes were all designed by a computer program

The London-based programmer and designer is the mastermind behind a newly released series of computer-generated cityscapes that look straight out of the movie "Inception."<p>"I was interested in the idea of 'creating' a virtual city, but realised I could never design such an amount of detail," Brown …

Digital Art

WATG unveils plans for the world's first freeform 3D-printed house

WATG Urban Architecture designed the world’s first freeform 3D-printed house, and the proposal won first prize in the recent Freeform Home Design …