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Shazam: Now in a Cinema Near You

Back in May, Shazam revealed a partnership with cinema ads network National CineMedia (NCM), one that would extend advertisers’ reach within movie theaters. Today, the program is being rolled out nationally across more than 20,000 screens in the US.<p>Parts of NCM’s FirstLook pre-show will be …

Growing Number of Users Report Crashing Issue with Latest Nest for iOS Update [Updated]

A growing number of Nest owners are reporting issues with the latest version the Nest Mobile app [Direct Link] that was released on Friday. According to posts on Nest forums, the 4.4.0 version of the app crashes immediately on launch for many users who are running iOS 8.x. This glitch reportedly is …

LG's £225 circular G Watch R goes on sale in the UK

Google's now selling LG's G Watch R via the Play Store in the US, but in the UK, fans of the circular Android Wear smartwatch are being made to wait. Luckily, Amazon is one step ahead (not for the first time), and has opened orders for the wearable before its rival has had the chance to do the …

Home Depot: Cybercriminals also stole 53m email addresses in recent attack

More bad news for Home Depot. Almost two months after revealing details of a security that involved the theft of information linked to 56 million …

Malware Discovered In China Could Herald ‘New Era’ Of iOS And Mac Threats

Conventional wisdom suggests that the vast majority of mobile malware cases impact Android devices. Or at least that those who do not jailbreak their iPhones are safe from most threats — even Apple CEO Tim Cook has bashed Android for “dominating” the mobile malware market. Yet a new virus found in …

The DeanBeat: Favorite female game characters that aren’t an embarrassment

Here’s a thought for the hardcore male gamers who might be offended by all of the attention from “social justice warriors” who are trying to make the game business more accepting of women. Some of the best games being created today have great female characters. In fact, some of those games are …

Splatoon's single player plot has been revealed

Next Mass Effect game to be penned by Halo 4's lead writer

BioWare has announced some of the team leads for its upcoming Mass Effect title, including Chris Schlerf, the lead writer on the project. Shlerf's last project was a little game called <i>Halo 4</i>.<p>Schlerf has had to keep his involvement in the project secret since joining the team in November 2013. …

PlayStation 4 Price Drop in the UK

How much?<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p>GameStop UK has dropped the price of the PlayStation 4 to £300.<p>Specifically, the retail …

PS4 And Xbox One Need A Serious Digital Downloading Overhaul

A few years ago, it seemed like a very real possibility that Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One would indeed do what most gamers feared, and ditch physical discs for purely digital download-based consoles.<p>Sony famously pulled back from the brink first, announcing that the PS4 would continue to use …

'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' Is The Best Value In Video Games, Period

Here’s the thing about Halo: The Master Chief Collection. It’s somewhat obvious, and yet it bears repeating. This is a single retail release containing both the single and multiplayer versions of the four of the most critically acclaimed console shooters of all time. Every game comes with a …

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'The Walking Dead' Season 5, Episode 4 Review: Adventures In Slabtown With Beth

<i>Spoiler warning through Season 5 of ‘The Walking Dead’ on AMC.</i><p>In Sunday night’s episode of <i>The Walking Dead</i> “Slabtown” we finally return to the big city: Atlanta. It’s been several seasons since we last saw the zombie-flooded streets of the city, and it makes a welcome and overdue return.<p>We also …

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare review: calculated risk

Advanced Warfare's big changes revolve around the new exo suit<p><i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> developer Sledgehammer Games has the unappealing responsibility of cleaning up someone else's mess.<p>Last year's <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> was a low point for the series coming off its most successful game ever. …

Nintendo Slowly Modernizes Its Online Strategy

In a “Semi-Annual Financial Results Briefing” released last week, Nintendo publicly discussed its evolving digital strategy. The Japanese video game hardware and software developer has spent years playing catch-up with rivals Microsoft and Sony, and it was good to see the company acknowledge some …

Preload Call of Duty Advance Warfare Issues Arise on Xbox One

"Have fun!"<p>Players experiencing issues downloading Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on the Xbox One may need to delete and then re-download the 46GB …

How the Resident Evil Movie Actors Compare to the Game Characters

There's another <i>Resident Evil</i> film in the pipeline for next year. So now is as good a time as any to see how the previous films compare to the …

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Zombies Sold Separately As DLC [Updated]

Fans were excited when last week a leaked trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare seemed to show that a Zombies mode would be making it into the game. As Advanced Warfare is from Sledgehammer, Activision’s newest developer recruit, it was unknown if Zombies, a Treyarch tradition, would appear as …

'Lego Batman 3' Miniaturizes London, Paris And Pisa

While every Lego video-game creates real life and fantasy worlds in miniature , Lego Batman 3 Beyond Gotham goes a step further with super-mini versions of London, Paris and Pisa.<p>The usually diminutive Lego figures here become mini-giants striding through the streets and piazza’s of these historic …

Sony ‘working to resolve’ PlayStation 4 errors caused by system update 2.0

Last week’s 2.0 system update brought some big new features to PlayStation 4, but it also brought problems for some gamers. Sony says it’s now working out the bugs.<p>System update 2.0 was a big deal, mostly because it brought SharePlay, Sony’s unique game-sharing system that works via streaming, to …

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare companion app hits Play Store

Well, it’s that time of year again. Call of Duty releases have almost become like iPhone release dates: expect tons of pre orders, millions of sales in a very short time period, and Battlefield fans telling you that you’re wasting your money. COD fans that are already warming up their gamepad …

The Parrot Zik 2.0 Headphones Are Where Fantastic Sound Meets Impressive Noise Canceling Technology

Watch out, Bose. The Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones are here and they’re aimed directly at your customers. The Zik 2.0s are comfy, efficient at noise canceling, and best of all, they look amazing. And how do they sound? Pretty damn good, actually.<p>The Parrot Zik 2.0 are the company’s second try at …

KnowRoaming sticker SIMs can now help more people avoid roaming charges

Remember KnowRoaming? That seemingly magical sticker SIM supposed to be attached on top of your usual one, so you can avoid expensive roaming charges? It's finally available for purchase. KnowRoaming works with a GSM Android, iPhone or Windows mobile device and connects you to a local carrier as …

Drummer is a beautiful, minimal drum machine for iPhone

"The world of pro audio gear has not yet been hit by the <i>tidal wave</i> of the internet, nor by the….. <i>earthquake</i> of good design," howls Jake Lodwick. He’s the effervescent, manchild co-founder of Vimeo, and more recently of Elepath, a software development company based out of New York City’s hip …

AT&T will sell the Moto 360 and LG's G Watch R starting November 7th

AT&T's making plenty of announcements today, and this one's all about wearables: the second-largest US carrier will launch both Motorola's Moto 360 and LG's G Watch R on November 7th. The Android Wear smartwatches will retail for $249 and $299 respectively. If you're going all in on Motorola and …

Apple Watch Set for Later-Than-Expected Spring Launch, Report Says

The Apple Watch is slated for a spring 2015 launch, according to a leaked video transcript, dampening hopes of an earlier winter date.<p>CEO Tim Cook …

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The 5 Best Reasons For Buying An Xbox One Instead Of A PS4, 2014 Edition

The holidays are coming. For the video game industry, this is when things get real. We’re about one year into the console war and PS4 has a solid lead. That doesn’t mean Sony’s machine is the right decision for every gamer — Microsoft’s Xbox One still has a lot going for it, and the fight is a …

Sunset Overdrive has filters for profanity and gore, guess which one was more work

<i>Sunset Overdrive</i> has two very interesting toggles inside the settings menu. One will turn off the profanity, or at least beep out the “bad” words, while the other will tone down the title's gore.<p>It’s an interesting combination of options for a game that tends to feel more slapstick than …

Virgin Galactic space plane's re-entry system activated early, say investigators

Photograph: Kenneth Brown/Reuters<p>A combination of photos show Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo as it detached from the jet aeroplane that carried it aloft and then broke …

Feds charge four men for stealing $100 million in Xbox code and U.S. military secrets

The feds today charged four men with hacking and stealing secrets worth more than $100 million from Microsoft and the U.S. Army.<p>The justice department said Microsoft, which produces the Xbox One gaming system, the U.S. Army, and leading game manufacturers had their systems hacked and intellectual …