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Final Fantasy 15 demo opens up a world of possibilities

<i>Final Fantasy 15: Episode Duscae</i> is a demo that has its own special name, which might ordinarily be pretentious, but is probably acceptable for a game that's as highly anticipated as <i>Final Fantasy 15</i>.<p>The demo will be available March 17 with copies of <i>Final Fantasy Type-0 HD</i>, but I got the chance to …

Gaming

Classic movie Scarface recreated as an 8-bit shooting game

This 8-bit video game rendition of <i>Scarface</i> is packed full of funny observations and tributes to Brian De Palma's classic gangster movie.<p>It's created by 8 Bit Cinema, the outfit behind classic era game recreations of such films as <i>Blade Runner, Fight Club</i> and <i>Inception</i>. This <i>Scarface</i> spoof is mostly a …

DICE Wants You To Help Design Battlefield 4's Dream Multiplayer Map

<i>Battlefield 4</i> had a rough launch in 2013, but credit where credit is due: DICE has done one hell of a job supporting it with post-launch content, keeping the shooter relevant and keeping Premium owners satisfied. Say what you want about it, but it’s a game with legs. Now, even as a new spin-off in …

UX Design

Former Battlefield developers launch new game studio, The Outsiders

Former Battlefield developers David Goldfarb and Benjamin Cousins today announced a new game studio, The Outsiders, which is working on a PC role-playing game.<p>Goldfarb and Cousins both worked in senior creative capacities on various DICE games though have worked for other companies more recently. …

Destiny's weekly heroic strikes will feature matchmaking after the next patch

<i>Destiny</i>'s next update, patch 1.1.1, will bring matchmaking into the weekly heroic strike, developer Bungie announced today.<p>Until this point, neither of the weekly strikes — the weekly heroic and the nightfall — have supported matchmaking. People have needed to have other high-level <i>Destiny</i> players …

This might be the closest you ever get to Destiny's true best weapon

Ice Breaker, Shmice Breaker. The consensus among <i>Destiny</i> players holds that the exotic rocket launcher Gjallarhorn is the most powerful weapon in the game. It's also one of the rarest, since it can only be obtained from a random drop or from Xur, the weekend merchant, who has not sold Gjallarhorn …

Dark matter may have killed the dinosaurs, claims scientist

Earth passing through areas of dark matter might have triggered the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs<p>Dark matter may have been responsible for the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs, a scientist has suggested.<p>Earth, as well as spinning around the Sun, is also moving around our own …

Dark Matter
Terrorism

WW1 Centenary Is Remembered on Flipboard

One hundred years ago today, Britain made a life-changing decision, declaring war on Germany in defense of its friend and neighbor, Belgium. Serbia …

20,000 People Are Watching A Fish Play Pokemon On Twitch

The world now has an answer to the mania that was Twitch Plays Pokemon, a grand social experiment where thousands upon thousands of people tried to somehow coordinate their haphazard control inputs to play a single game of Pokemon. This answer is more sedate, less crazed, and even less likely to …

Japanese War Crimes ‘Confessions’ Published by China

China has posted documents it says are personal accounts of wartime atrocities committed by Japan in China, the latest in a wave of anti-Japan propaganda efforts that comes after Tokyo ended a ban on its military from fighting abroad. The 45 "confessions" show Beijing's efforts to gain an upper …

China

Microsoft partnering with Showtime on live-action Halo TV show

The world is still getting an original live-action television series based on the Halo video games, but it looks like Xbox Live subscribers won’t be the first to watch it.<p>Microsoft, who is producing the series through its Xbox Entertainment Studios arm, is close to making a deal with premium cable …

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Mammatus Clouds, one of the rarest weather phenomena. http://t.co/5jnXJOMBme

Guy Claims To Be Using GameStop As His Personal Bank

Zelda Tattoo Covers This Woman's Entire Back

NASA-Sponsored Study Warns Of Possible Collapse Of Civilization

Two scenarios of how it may all come crashing down<p>We've heard many times that if we don't change our ways, our civilization may be doomed. But such suggestions are often pushed aside. Nobody likes a whiner, as they say. And our society isn't big on long-term thinking. Well, a new NASA-funded study …

The Witcher #1 Review

Leaving the forest is easier said than done.<p>I don't know much about The Witcher other than that everyone complains about the steep learning curve and …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive images this week from the worlds of science and technology, including a magnified zebrafish embryo and some rather cheeky robots.<p><b>More galleries</b><p>Aurora mission and frozen falls<p>Leopard escape and London time travel<p>Iced-up airliners and a violent Sun<p>Dancing F-16s and a view of the …

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