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Is there life on Mars? Evidence of aliens may have been found on the Red Planet – in 2007

Evidence of alien life on Mars may have already been found by Nasa’s rover but scientists failed to notice, a new study suggests<p>In 2007, the Spirit rover photographed intriguing finger-like rock formations at the Home Plate plateau, a 300 square foot area in the Gusev crater near the Martian …

The Eight Best Local Multiplayer Games To Play With Family On Thanksgiving

If your Thanksgivings are anything like mine over the years, there’s a bit of dead time throughout the afternoon/evening where cousins, nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters need to be kept occupied. As such, in my house that meant it was often time to bust out the video game consoles.<p>Time have …

Next Xbox One Backwards-Compatible Games Arrive

Two more Xbox 360 games are now playable on Xbox One via backwards compatibility.<p>Microsoft's Major Nelson announced on Twitter that Omega Five and Military Madness: Nectaris joined the backwards catalog today. These games follow Escape Dead Island and Dead Space Ignition, which entered the catalog …

Backward Compatibility

Final Fantasy XV makes beauty out of chaos

Square Enix's latest epic isn't perfect, but it's a refreshing take on its most revered franchise.<p>Final Fantasy XV ($14 at Amazon.com) is a mess, but it's a beautiful mess worth experiencing. Searching for a way to explain it, I keep coming up with paradoxes. It's unwieldy but touching. It's …

Final Fantasy

'Watch Dogs 2' finally has all the features Ubisoft promised

People who bought <i>Watch Dogs 2</i> under the promise of a seamless blend between a solo campaign and multiplayer are finally going to get the game they paid for. Yesterday, developer/publisher Ubisoft turned on what it's calling the "second phase" of the feature to both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One …

Gift guide: Holiday gifts for gamers that aren’t video games

If you know a person who loves gaming, getting them some kind of digital entertainment makes sense for a gift. But you could be more creative.<p>These days, you can find a lot gaming-themed items that aren’t actually video games themselves. I’m not even talking about accessories, like controllers or …

Retrogaming

BLAZE Tab Plus: The gaming tablet just got better

Back in December 2015 we reviewed the BLAZE Tab, an excellent Android gaming tablet that was a retro gamers heaven in the palm of your hand. Well now …

15 reasons why it's the perfect time to buy a PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4 is a fantastic video game console.<p>Maybe you already have one? Over 40 million people already do, and that's because it's a great system: It's fast and easy to use, it's got great games, and it does lots of cool stuff!<p>Maybe you're not convinced? That's possible: $299 is a lot of …

Rocket League

The Best Deals On Nintendo 3DS For Black Friday 2016

If you’re looking to play some excellent video games here in 2016, you can do much worse than a Nintendo 3DS. The Wii U may have been a bit of a misfire, but the 3DS is a solid system with some of the best games released in the last few years: Nintendo still has the best first party development of …

The holiday gift guide to the best gaming headsets

You don’t have to get your friends and family another game this holiday. Instead, you can help them hear their favorite games even better.<p>Gaming headsets are a huge and competitive category, and a number of companies are delivering incredible products to compete. For these holidays, you can get …

Doom, Tomb Raider and The Witcher among Steam's Autumn sale deals

Wallets at the ready, PC gamers - Steam's latest holiday sale is in full swing.<p>The Steam Autumn Sale is in full effect, offering deep discounts on a …

Dishonored 2 review - A riveting, ravishing adventure that represents the best gaming has to offer

There is a type of artistry in Dishonored 2 that is unique to video games. It is billed as an ‘immersive sim’, a clunky term for a sub-genre of first-person action that takes in Deus Ex, Thief and Bioshock, and a curious shorthand for games that excel in atmosphere and player choice. But you can …

Best Wii U/3DS Black Friday 2016 Game and Bundle Deals

<i>Updated November 23 with details on Nintendo's eShop sale.</i><p>With Black Friday just days away, we already know many of the gaming deals you can expect to see this year. If you were hoping the combination of the Switch's announcement and Black Friday would drive some good Wii U system deals, it looks …

Retrogaming

Amazon's Black Friday deals on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and peripherals

Shop Amazon while your turkey cooks<p>The turkeys haven’t even hit America’s collective ovens, and Amazon is already posting a slew of Black Friday deals.<p>The online retailer is offering deals across gaming hardware and new releases, along with PC hardware and gaming accessories. With so much to go …

Best PS4 Black Friday Deals

If you want a Black Friday on a PlayStation 4, you're in the right place.<p><i>Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff</i> …

Here Are eBay's Best Black Friday And Cyber Monday Gaming Deals

Over the years, <b></b>eBay has gone from just a peer-to-peer marketplace, to becoming an internet juggernaut in its own right, replete with its own list of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.<p>And while eBay may not be the premiere destination for video games, this year the company does have some excellent …

Cyber Monday games console deals: The best Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Wii U offers

There are bags of Cyber Monday console bargains to be had, but whether you're shopping for yourself or a loved one, it can be difficult to decide …

From the Xbox One X to bundles, here's how to find the best Xbox deal on Black Friday

This year, Black Friday falls on 24 November. For Xbox fans, it's the chance to bag a bargain.<p>Last year, plenty of retailers made big discounts on gaming items, includingJohn Lewis, Amazon, Very, Game and Argos.<p>From where to buy the latest console to what games to look out for in bundles, here is …

What's your earliest video game memory? | Polygon

What would we do without video games?<p>Look at this big dumb bear in shorts.<p>Mom stood outside Target for hours.<p>The computer wanted us to tell it what to do.<p>I handed it back, tears streaming down my face.<p>The adults would sit in the living room, gossiping over <i>shingaras</i> and <i>ghugni</i>

The Surprising And Allegedly Impossible Death Of EverQuest's 'Unkillable' Dragon

Rare today are opportunities for gamers to step outside the prescribed outlines of a developer’s intended gaming experience, especially in MMORPGs. …

Black Friday UK: Best PS4, Xbox One Console and Game Deals [UPDATED]

That's right! Everyone's favourite day of the year is rolling round once again! No, not Christmas; not Easter; not the one day a year the sun comes out--it's Black Friday!<p>Black Friday is a magical time. A time of loving, caring, and punching everyone in your way to get that sweet £5 discount on …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Best GAME Black Friday deals on Saturday afternoon - £21 off Call of Duty Infinite Warfare and Playstation 4 bundle for £199.99

Black Friday is here!<p>Here's our pick of the best deals from GAME<p>500GB Playstation 4 + Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End + FIFA 17 + NOW TV 2 month SKY Cinema Pass for only £199.99 – save over £150<p>500GB XBox One S + FIFA 17 (Digital download) + FORZA Horizon 3 + Rise of the Tomb Raider + NOW TV 2 Month SKY …

NASA sets fire to stuff in SPAAACE. On purpose. Because science

<b>VIDEOS</b> Saffire II experiment data revealed in all its inflammatory gloryNASA's released the videos of its Saffire II experiment, in which the space …

NASA

Cassini Begins Saturn Ring Dives, Kicks Off Mission Finale

NASA's Cassini spacecraft begins a series of daring dives through Saturn's rings Nov. 30, the first step in the probe's "grand finale" investigation …

Hidden "Planet X" Could Orbit in Outer Solar System

Something very odd seems to be going on out beyond Pluto. Astronomers have known for more than two decades that the tiny former planet is not alone …

I Went in Search of the 'Brown Note', the Frequency That Makes You Shit Yourself

The brown note has been referenced in popular culture for decades, but does it actually exist, and can sound really cause instant human diarrhoea?<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>I was at primary school in the 90s when my friend first told me about the "brown note", a specific note with a …

NASA launches Space Poop Challenge

Ever taken the time to think about what astronauts do when they need to use the bathroom in space? Inventors worldwide are doing that right now, …

7 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don’t Do

The restaurant manager who speaks with poise and grace to the patron complaining loudly about the wait service. The levelheaded friend you call in …

Emotional Intelligence

NASA Wants You to Take Part in Its Deep Space Poop Challenge

NASA is asking everyday terrestrials to come up with cosmic solutions to a very down-to-earth problem: how to deal with human waste when you’re …

15 Space-Related Gifts for the Astronomer in Your Life

Have a few friends who are always looking up at the sky? Here are some gift ideas that celebrate the celestial bodies they know and love.<p>1. MOON …