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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang key to Dortmund survival hopes

<b>1) Any Dortmund recovery will pass through the vapour trail of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.</b><p>The effervescent Gabon frontrunner has been directly involved in 10 of Dortmund’s last 15 Bundesliga goals (six scored and four created) and was again prime time on Saturday, netting twice and setting up …

Jonathan Reis: the man who would be king

Anyone who watched Jonathan Reis star for PSV Eindhoven in the late part of 2010 would have seen a player with limitless potential soon to be plying his trade at the very top of the European game. At one time Reis was a player destined to carry on the lineage laid down by fellow Brazilians Romario …

How Google's Modular Phone Threatens Apple and Samsung

<i>Update: Google “suspended” Project Ara in September, 2016. For a detailed case history of the effort, see Harrison Weber’s excellent “ The Dream of Ara: Inside the Rise and Fall of the World’s Most Revolutionary Phone.“</i><p>Much of the analysis of Google’s new modular phone wrongly focuses on the cool …

Innovation

'Dying Light' Review: Zombie Souls

<i>Dying Light</i> is a little bit like <i>Dark Souls</i>.<p>For instance, you can be invaded by other players, just like in <i>Dark Souls—</i>the challenging action-RPG from Japanese game developer From Software. In <i>Dying Light</i>, these invaders take the shape of a special, powerful zombie.<p>And just like in <i>Dark Souls</i>, your …

Was Free-To-Play Always The Plan For 'Elder Scrolls Online?'

It came as little surprise to observers of the video game industry and the MMO market in particular that the ambitious <i>Elder Scrolls Online</i> eventually ditched its subscription fee.<p>The game is now effectively free-to-play, though that’s something of a misnomer: Consumers still need to purchase a game …

'No Man's Sky' Packed With Activities -- Space Combat, Trading, Mining, Even Terraforming

As a recent Elite: Dangerous fan and general space game enthusiast, I’ve been cautiously optimistic about No Man’s Sky since its admittedly stunning debut. No, it wasn’t the breathtaking procedurally generated planets that left me leery, and it certainly wasn’t the hypnotic soundtrack from …

Trading

The History of the World According to Assassin's Creed

Based on a true story. Kinda.<p>Since 2007, approximately 4,500 Assassin's Creed games have launched on console and mobile. One of the most intriguing …

Predicting The Biggest Video Game Disappointments Of 2015: 'The Order: 1886'

When we first glimpsed <i>The Order: 1886</i> it was debuted as an example of the PlayStation 4′s power. Sumptuous visuals in a Victorian steampunk setting, a neat Arthurian story, unique guns, mystery—it was everything you could ask for in a third-person shooter, and certainly in line with what we’d …

Man Utd news: Marouane Fellaini claims he was Old Trafford scapegoat due to relationship with David Moyes

Belgian midfielder says his status as the new boy at United last season made him an easy target for critics<p>Marouane Fellaini has claimed he was made a scapegoat for <b>Manchester United's</b> disastrous season last year, because of his relationship with David Moyes.<p>The United midfielder has endured a …

The Best Partner in a Zombie Apocalypse

"Charizard, of course..."<p>We've all imagined how we'd react in a zombie apocalypse. We've thought through how we'd attain weapons, food and safety …

How much should Manchester United spend in January to secure a top four place… absolutely nothing

CORRESPONDENT COLUMN: The Dutchman has a budget of around £100 million to spend in January but he need not waste it on second-rate acquisitions as their top-four tilt gathers pace<p><b>COMMENT</b><br>By Greg Stobart<p><b>VAN GAAL DOES NOT NEED TO SPEND IN JANUARY TO ACHIEVE TOP-FOUR FINISH</b><p>It was only a month ago that …

The PlayStation Experience Will Inevitably Lead To The Xbox Experience

Sony's “PlayStation Experience” went off without a hitch yesterday, creating so many different news stories it’s hard to keep track of them all. Between a first look at Uncharted 4 in action, procedurally generated Bloodborne levels, and Final Fantasy VII being re-remade, there were no shortage of …

15 Minutes With 'Adr1ft' On Oculus Rift -- Weightless, Terrified, And Mesmerized

One of the most captivating moments at this year’s Game Awards show — and an apparent hit with the live audience — was a new trailer for Adam Orth’s <i>Adr1ft.</i> I was enthralled with the premise, environment, and suspense depicted by the <i>Adr1ft</i> trailer, so when I had the opportunity to try the game for …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Official Teaser Trailer #1 (2015) - J.J. Abrams Movie HD

PSA: If You're Playing Dragon Age, Leave The Hinterlands

The new <i>Dragon Age</i> is a great game, as we've already told you. We've already given you some useful tips, too. But there's one more thing worth noting: …

In Focus: Robin van Persie

The striker has struggled in front of goal for club and country this season but scored one and helped set up two more as Netherlands comfortably beat Latvia 6-0 on Sunday<p>By Alex Young<p>Wednesday's 3-2 home friendly loss to Mexico further increased the pressure on Guus Hiddink as Netherlands boss, …

RB Leipzig the future of East German football?

It was a warm Sunday afternoon in the capital, and Union Berlin’s Alte Försterei Stadium was bustling with thousands of German football fans, not unlike any other matchday. The sole difference on this particular matchday (September 21), was the arrival in Berlin of RB Leipzig, Germany’s newest and …

Manchester United Tracking Benfica Star Anderson Talisca and FC Basel Defender Fabian Schar

Manchester United are reportedly tracking Benfica midfielder Anderson Talisca and FC Basel defender Fabian Schar ahead of the January transfer window.<p>…

Revealed: The truth behind Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao's fitness woes since his big-money move

Inside Football: World Cup woe, Monaco upheaval and eagerness to impress at Old Trafford all to blame for striker struggling to shake off his knee injury<p>Radamel Falcao is undergoing an intensive fitness programme at <b>Manchester United’s</b> Carrington training ground during the international break so …

PS4 Exclusive The Order: 1886's New Screenshots and Galahad Model Look Fantastic

Ready at Dawn has kept a slightly low profile in the latest period, as they wait for the next reveal of its upcoming PS4 exclusive <i>The Order: 1886</i>, …

Longer, unseen trailer for ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ revealed by Marvel – watch

Eagerly anticipated sequel opens in cinemas in April 2015<p>A new trailer for <i>Avengers: Age Of Ultron</i> is online. See below to watch …

GRID Game Streaming Service Is A Golden Opportunity For NVIDIA

NVIDIA made a series of interesting announcements today regarding its excellent SHIELD Tablet. The company released a few more details about the impending Android Lollipop update (with redesigned apps) coming to the SHIELD Tablet, it announced a new “Green Box” game bundle which includes a Tegra …

Check Out The Amazing Photo Tool From Google That You Should Start Using Right Now

That's where Google Stories comes in. Google will automatically choose your best photos from a trip or event and arrange them in a fun timeline that you can edit and add captions to. You can then share it through Google+.<p>Weaving together your photos, videos, and places you visited, it essentially …

Google Drive

Google’s new Calendar app is now available on Google Play for Android 4.1+ devices

When it showed off its shiny new Google Calendar app earlier this month alongside the first wave of Android 5.0 Lollipop devices, the company said it would arrive in the “coming weeks.” Today Google confirmed the app is now available through Google Play for all Android 4.1+ devices.<p>Google is …

A Polaroid-style phone case can print selfies in under a minute

The allure of instant photo printing may have passed for most folks, despite some semblance of Polaroid hanging around, but a French startup is looking to rekindle the habit. The company is working on Prynt: a phone case that packs a compact printer inside a frame that resembles a point-and-shoot …

Isis to mint own Islamic dinar coins in gold, silver and copper

It has gathered its fortune through the tools of modern finance, but now Islamic State (Isis) aims to mint its own coins.<p>The move is reportedly the brain child of the Isis leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has personally overseen the design of gold, silver and copper coins of the Islamic dinar to …

The countries fighting the Islamic State - in 60 seconds

US, Britain, France, Canada and Australia are key players in the fight against Isil in Syria and Iraq and the ongoing conflict will be a priority at the G20 summit in Brisbane<p>The <b>war against Isil in Iraq and Syria</b>will be a priority at the <b>G20</b> summit in Brisbane.<p><b>US</b><b>,</b> Britain, <b>France</b><b>,</b> <b>Canada</b>and …

Club Focus: Inter

<i>* This article appeared in the October 2014 issue of World Soccer</i><p>When Indonesian media tycoon Erick Thohir, the man who acquired a 70 per cent shareholding in Internazionale last year, gave one of his first interviews to the Italian media, he had a surprise in store for the fans. Asked to name his …

The Futuristic Technology That Could Enable Interstellar Travel

Technically savvy scientists and engineers have put much effort into conceiving far-future technologies that might make possible near- light-speed …

'Far Cry 4': The Joystiq Review

<i>Far Cry 4</i> is about a man returning home to scatter his mother's final earthly form. Only he gets distracted, goes mountain climbing for a bit, helps dismantle a despotic regime, fights a tiger, runs in circles looking for an ancient scroll, lands a gyrocopter on someone's house and develops a …