Ethan Santos

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Virtual realty: can a computer game turn you into an ‘evil’ property developer?

Delaying repairs to save money and dehumanising your tenants ... Adam Forrest becomes a virtual landlord and learns some interesting – and depressing – lessons<p>Building my first high-rise tower wasn’t too difficult. I threw up some studio apartments, hooked them up with power and phone lines, …

Housing

First Color Image Shows European Mars Lander Exploded on Impact

The remains of ESA's Schiaparelli lander can be seen scattered around a blackened crater on the surface of Mars.<p>Last month, the European Space Agency (ESA) attempted to successfully land a spacecraft on Mars for the first time as part of the ExoMars mission, a joint venture between ESA and …

Meet the $11,000 ultra PC based on a religious artifact (and how you can build it too)

Our friends over at sister site PC Gamer have been busy these past few weeks, putting the finishing touches on what just might be the most powerful …

Intel Corporation

Battlefield 1: Can a video game about WW I be both entertaining and a history lesson?

How historically accurate should a video game be when depicting something like the First World War?<p>The conflict is one of the bloodiest in human …

Battlefield 1

Is this suspicious star harboring aliens?

Far away from home, well, about 1,500 light-years away from Earth, a very specific star has caught the eye of astronomers. They speculate that …

Universe

How Can We Terraform the Solar System?

Ever played Spore? If you have (and reached the space stage) you’ll know that one of the most important parts of being a space faring race is the …

Astronomy

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Microsoft Partnering With 'Top PC Makers' for Windows 10 VR Headsets

Prices starting at $299.<p>New virtual reality headsets for Windows 10 are coming next year, Microsoft has announced.<p>A post on the official Windows …

No Man's Sky Dev Twitter Account, Emails Allegedly Hacked

"No Man's Sky was a mistake," the now-deleted tweet read.<p>The Twitter account for No Man's Sky developer Hello Games was allegedly hacked this …

Mass Effect Andromeda N7 Day Teaser Trailer Hints at Game's Time Period

Join the Andromeda Initiative today.<p>EA has released a new teaser trailer for Mass Effect Andromeda, teasing the information about the game set to …

BlizzCon 2016: Overwatch’s Sombra Finally Confirmed

New map, Arcade mode, and esports league also announced.<p>After a long series of teases, countdowns, and leaks, Blizzard finally made Overwatch’s new …

BlizzCon 2016: Varian Wrynn, Ragnaros Announced as Heroes of the Storm's Newest Heroes

Two World of Warcraft characters join the fight.<p>Varian Wrynn and Ragnaros will be the newest playable characters added to Heroes of the Storm, …

BlizzCon 2016: Hearthstone Expansion Mean Streets of Gadgetzan Announced

Coming later this year.<p>During its BlizzCon 2016 keynote this morning, Blizzard announced a new Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft expansion.<p>Called Mean …

Curiosity rover discovers rare 'Egg Rock' on Mars

A globular, golf-ball-size object discovered by NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has been confirmed as a rare iron-nickel meteorite fallen from the red …

What’s behind the hole in the Sun? | Cosmos

<b>There were no fireworks from</b> the Sun this New Year's. Instead NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft saw the exact opposite, as a gigantic dark …

Astronomy

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The polls are open: vote for The President of PC Games

<b>Update: the results are in,</b> <b>and you can see them here</b><b>.</b><p>This has barely been covered in the news at all, but it may interest you to know it’s nearly …

Windows 10 Store Refunds ‘Call of Duty’ Player Because Nobody's Playing It

PC gamers who bought the game from the Windows 10 Store can’t play with everyone else<p>Every year, Activision releases another <i>Call of Duty</i> and gamers across the world scramble to get their hands on the new shooter. Fans love the single player campaign, but the game's polished, fun, and fast-paced …

Great Discoveries Channel

Since the Gaia Spacecraft's second massive data drop last week, scientists have released over 30 new research papers in just two days following the …

Solar storm: A massive 2012 CME just missed the Earth.

In July 2012 the Earth dodged a bullet. Or more accurately, the bullet was misaimed. But had it hit, we’d have been in big trouble.<p>Phil Plait writes</b> …

Ask Ethan: Could The Universe Be Infinite?

13.8 billion years ago, the Universe began with the hot Big Bang. It’s been expanding and cooling ever since, up through and including the present day. From our point-of-view, we can observe it for some 46 billion light years in all directions, thanks to the speed of light and the expansion of …

Nvidia and Unity bringing VRWorks and Ansel to developers

Nvidia and Unity have announced that they will be bringing VRWorks and GameWorks to developers. Select partners will be given early access to an …

No Man's Sky will "reveal itself to be all that it can be" in time, Sony exec says

No Man's Sky has been the topic of much debate and discussion over the past few months, and now SIE Worldwide Studios president Shawn Layden has …

Virtual reality should stop trying to imitate traditional gaming

At PAX Australia on Friday, broadcaster and panel host Nic Healey went and asked the question: "When am I going to get my virtual reality <i>Skyrim</i>?"<p>Five …

DeepMind AI to play videogame to learn about world

Google's DeepMind is teaming up with the makers of the StarCraft video game to train its artificial intelligence systems.<p>The AI systems "playing" the game will need to learn strategies similar to those that humans need in the real world, DeepMind said.<p>Its ultimate aim is to develop artificial …

No, For The Millionth Time, Video Games Don't Cause Real World Violence

Over at Vice’s Motherboard gaming website, writer Teodora Stoica is just the latest to trot out a bunch of nonsense about video games and violence without bothering to even question broad, sweeping assumptions.<p>It’s baffling that video game websites keep publishing such one-sided malarkey, but as …

Gwent Shines With Amazing Depth in Raw Gameplay Video

It’s Gwent From Witcher 3 But With More Depth and Cool Effects<p>Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is now in closed beta and will run until spring 2017, …

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