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Bungie's 'Destiny' Beta Coming To Xbox Systems In Late July

As part of Actvision’s best buds deal with Sony, the PlayStation edition of Destiny is getting everything from exclusives weapons to vehicles to armor to missions, and early beta access to boot. We’ve known for a while that the PlayStation Destiny beta begins July 17th, but now we have word about …

E3 2014 review: games and Nintendo make a come back

War, dragons, mutants … the focus was back on the games themselves at this year's E3<p>This year's Electronic Entertainment Expo – E3 for short – in Los Angeles was all about the games. Perhaps that's not surprising for an event centred on the global video games industry, but following 2013's focus on …

The Resurrection of Diablo 3

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Diablo III lost me.<p>It had me, lost me, had me again (very shortly), and then lost me indefinitely.<p>This ship had sailed LONG ago, Blizzard; there was no way in …

How Bungie came up with the unique look of Destiny (interview)

Destiny has a unique look as a sci-fi shooter, and that’s by design. It’s not just because some of the action takes place on Mars, the red planet. It’s because some of the artists behind it — part of a 500-person team — wanted to make a place that was not just a gray, post-apocalyptic world. They …

Fighters - Mortal Kombat X Wiki Guide - IGN

Exit Theatre Mode<p>"Kombatants" will enter the ring again in Mortal Kombat X, and they'll use their deadly powers, weapons, and fighting techniques to …

Does True Blood's Latest Trailer Finally Give Us a Glimpse of Eric Northman?

The final season of HBO's <i>True Blood</i> premieres Sunday, June 22 at 9pm on HBO, and we still have no idea whether Eric Northman and his penis were …

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The New Apple Store In Istanbul Is Absolutely Beautiful

According to Dezeen, Foster first started working for Apple in 2009, when he received a cold call from Steve Jobs himself. Jobs reportedly told the architect, "Hi Norman, I need some help." Apple was looking for someone to design its new campus at the time, and Foster + Partners was soon …

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Lies my Fitbit tells me

It started at that stage in a relationship where the exhilaration and newness wears off. After eight months, I could no longer ignore worrisome …

World's cheapest 3D printer moves forward

Over 1,400 backers committed over $400,000 to the crowdfunding campaign that had an original goal of just $9,000. The Little Rock, Arkansas-based …

Meet the Smartisan T1, a surprisingly unique Android phone from China

A little over a year ago, a fresh Chinese startup by the name of Smartisan ("smart" and "artisan" combined) showed off its first work: the Android-based Smartisan OS. What caught our attention was its truly unique UI and insanely thoughtful UX features, so naturally, we had very high expectations …

Need for Speed 2015 could go early access as Ghost commits for the long haul

Earlier this month, Electronic Arts announced it would not be releasing a Need for Speed racing game this year.<p>The morning after the investor call during which EA CEO Andrew Wilson made the announcement, Marcus Nilsson — general manager and executive producer at Need for Speed developer Ghost Games …

Fallout is best when its choices are 'agonizing,' says New Vegas director

<i>Fallout: New Vegas</i> lead designer and project director Josh Sawyer wants to see next game in the series force players to make tough choices, Eurogamer reports.<p><i>Fallout 4</i> has not been officially announced, though rumors suggest the game is in development and possibly set in Boston. Speaking about what …

The Game That Conquered the World

What is the appeal of Minecraft? It’s the limitless creation of one’s own reality.<p>For lack of anything better to do, I tear up a vegetable patch. Thrash, thrash, goes my club of a right arm: green matter flies, satisfyingly. With a <i>pop!</i> a large carrot appears in my hand––so now I’m armed. I mount …

Strap on your Oculus Rift and get ready: Interactive porn is coming

The future of arousal is virtual.<p>The Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset is getting porn. Adult-film streaming service SugarDVD announced today that it is working on an app for the VR device — produced by the company Facebook bought for $2 billion earlier this year — that will stream adult movies …

Game Centered Retro-Edition: 5 Classic iOS Games I Can't Quit Playing!

I love video games, which is convenient since I play a lot of them as I research my Game Centered column. Typically Game Centered focuses on breaking iOS-related game news and new releases, but in this special edition I'm going retro, with a Top 5 roundup of some of my old favorite iOS games. The …

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Space Hulk gets new cooperative mode with latest patch

<i>Space Hulk</i> now includes a cooperative play mode alongside a newly released Harbinger of Torment campaign in the latest free patch on Windows PC, Linux, Mac and iPad, developer Total Control announced.<p>Players can now challenge one another in up to four-player co-op fights, the studio confirms. The …

Godzilla roars to monstrous $196m global opening

Gareth Edwards's monster movie enjoys biggest box-office debut so far of 2014, with a sequel reportedly on the cards<p>Monster movie Godzilla has roared to a gargantuan $196m (£117m) opening across the globe, the biggest debut of 2014 so far.<p>In the US, Gareth Edwards's retooling of the famous Japanese …

Watch_Dogs on PS4: Leaked Direct Feed High Quality Beta Screenshots Show that it Looks Nothing Like GTA5

The first footage emerged from the beta of <i>Watch_Dogs</i> caused mixed reactions, mostly because the quality of most of the videos was low. It hasn’t been …

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Coming soon: Offline Google Play Movies and TV Shows for Chromebooks

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>After using Chromebooks for nearly two years, one of my biggest wish list items is on the way: This week, Google(s goog) said …

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Apple + Beats = Genius

Let's not over-think this. Beats instantly makes the iPhone a better product. And that's worth billions to a company that's only growing because of the iPhone.<p>Tech reporters used to complain that Apple wasn't spending its $100+ billion in cash. Now we're complaining that Apple is spending too much. …