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BiowareThe Mass Effect franchise has fast become one of the most popular action-RPG franchises of all time, and a legendary sci-fi series in its own …

Tips to Make Your PC Cool and Quiet

With the likes of Steam's Big Picture mode and better controller support making it more attractive then ever to get a gaming PC in the living room, the business of keeping that box of spinning fans and clicking hard drives quiet is essential. After all, the last thing you want while sitting down to …

Helle's XS250 "Crème Diamond"

We need more women building motorcycles. As we lust over the continuous stream of gorgeous custom bikes that grace these pages there is no denying …

'Moms Against Gaming' Is My New Favorite Twitter Account

Meet @MomsAgainstGam, a noble crusader in the fight to keep our children away from the menace that is video gaming. With powerful tweets like …

Southern Adventure with Mom in a Diesel Jeep JK! - Dirt Every Day Ep. 30

If you can change your own oil, you can adjust your valves

You can do a better job than your shop can. Here's how.<p>Adjust your own valves and you become a man. When you go forth into the world, lesser souls shall part before you like the Red Sea. Women will sense your well-oiled, mechanically capable aura and entice you into back rooms with a trail of …

Developers use Oculus Rift and GoPro cams to let you view real life in third-person

Some game developers opt for a first person view angle in their projects in order to, at least in part, better immerse the player into the fictional …

Sniper Elite III Review Roundup

As a tactical, third-person shooter with an emphasis on sniping, Sniper Elite III is decidedly different from the industry's most popular shooters, like Call of Duty and Battlefield. But what, if anything, does that mean for the quality of the newly released shooter? We've rounded up a helping of …

The future of Assassin's Creed will be carved out by Ubisoft Quebec

Ubisoft Quebec is taking hold of the reigns on future developments in the Assassin's Creed franchise, the company announced on its official Ubisoft blog.<p>The Canadian studio is seeing a major investment which includes an increase in the number of staff and new facilities in the around Quebec's …

Lohan sues over 'Grand Theft Auto V' game

NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the "Grand Theft Auto" video games. The actress says the latest installment used her image and …

NYC unrefined Bonneville

Living in a big city can make it difficult for anyone wanting to customise their own bike. It was one of the main reasons we set up the Kustom …

New and noted: Motorcycle Jackets

Motorcycle gear with classic styling is no longer a niche. It’s edging up the bestseller lists, and the mainstream brands are scrambling to catch up.<p>It’s as though we’re returning to the (perceived) golden days of the 1960s and 1970s. That means simple aesthetics, clean lines and traditional …

Triumph Scrambler by Kingston Custom

The Triumph Tridays is one of the biggest motorcycle festivals in Europe. Every June, the Austrian town of Neukirchen is overrun by British bikes, and the highlight of the event is a 400-meter grass sprint known as the ‘Rumble.’<p>A one-off custom is invariably revealed to celebrate the race. And …

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The Xbox One is faster without Kinect

Unplugging Kinect won't make it faster, but game developers will<p>Microsoft has previously tweaked the Xbox One to boost its overall graphics performance, but a new software change for the console pushes things even further. Xbox One developer units are receiving an update to increase GPU bandwidth …

Xbox One devs now have access to horsepower once reserved for Kinect (correction)

The Xbox One's June SDK update gives developers access to "additional GPU resources previously reserved for Kinect and system functions," a Microsoft spokesperson told Polygon.<p>"For consumers," the representative said, "simply unplugging Kinect will not impact the performance of Xbox One."<p>Developers …

Why frame rate and resolution matter: A graphics primer

Graphics has always been the foremost battleground in the console wars. The participants in those never-ending debates try to bring in objectivity by quoting numbers — and in the case of visual prowess, <i>resolution</i> and <i>frame rate</i> are the two figures most commonly cited.<p>But what do they even mean? …

TOTD: Which Future Car Are You Most Excited For?

There’s never a dull moment in the automotive world since there’s always something new waiting in the wings. We recently reported on a big batch of new cars we will (or may) be seeing in the near future, but which one(s) are you most excited for?<p>There’s something new for just about everyone, …

Urban Motor Brat Bob

Whether it’s a classic resto-mod or a R nineT café-tracker, Urban Motor’s Peter Dannenberg sure knows how to tweak a BMW to perfection. Every build that rolls out of his Berlin workshop is über-clean and cohesive—even when he’s been asked to inject a little Brat style into it.<p>Such was the case with …

‘88 Ducati 750 Sport - JvB Moto

Perfection. It’s a glittering prize that many of us endlessly strive for but few rarely achieve. For all the polished-to-perfection show winners you …

Live From Lake Como: The Wild BMW Concept Roadster Motorcycle That Could Become a Reality

History was kind to the last BMW motorcycle concept unveiledat the Villa d'Este Concourso d'Eleganza: The Concept Ninety, whose brawnyretro style endeared it to crowds and critics, spun off into a productionversion soon thereafter dubbed the R NineT. Pleasingly, the bike that hit showrooms …

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Your next car could feature Softwheels

Can you imagine how uncomfortable it would be to drive a car without a suspension? Now, think about being stuck like that everyday. That is the situation for many people in wheelchairs. A company from Israel has come up with an ingenious solution that goes on sale later this year, though. The …

Urus could be Lamborghini's first turbo

Ferrari has used turbochargers off and on over the years. Porsche has long embraced them. McLaren uses them exclusively these days. As do Pagani and Bugatti. Lamborghini never has, but that could all change in the near future.<p>According to <i>Auto Express</i> (whose reports we usually take with a grain or …

The next Jeep Wrangler might be aluminum

Marchionne's comments may foreshadow the lightweight Wrangler.<p>By the time Sergio Marchionne paid a visit to the press room at the end of yesterday's epic 11-hour FCA Investor Day press conference, pretty much everyone had gone home. But then, <i>Automotive News</i>'s Larry Vellequette asked what was …

Ninja 750 by Huge Design

Bill Webb has two passions in life: design and motorcycles. He’s a partner at a San Francisco agency called Huge Design, and for years his daily ride was a 1995 Kawasaki ZX7 Ninja. Then the bike was stolen and stripped.<p>When Bill recovered his Ninja—known as the ZXR 750 in most other countries—he …

2015 Dodge Charger shows off its new look in New York [w/videos]

With a new look inspired largely by the Dart compact, the 2015 Dodge Charger made its New York Auto Show debut today. Along with the interior and exterior changes, an eight-speed automatic becomes standard across the range.<p>What hasn't changed is the choice of engines under the Charger's long hood. …

2014 BMW M235i Put to the Test on Ignition

Although it’s covered in “M” badges, the 2014 BMW M235i isn’t an M car. Not only is the M235i lacking any M tuning, but it also has an open differential. On this episode of <i>Ignition</i>, Carlos Lago and Randy Pobst put the 2014 M235i through its paces at the test track, on the streets, and at Streets of …

Ducati + Audi = Ducaudi

Ever since last year’s acquisition of Ducati Motors by German auto giant Audi, people have been speculating as to what exactly might spawn from this …