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More Gundam Anime Is Coming Westward And The Origin Tops The Manga Charts Again

Over at this year’s Anime Expo, RightStuf recently announced that they have plans to bring a lot more <i>Gundam</i> anime out in the West in the coming future. With the classic <i>Mobile Suit Gundam</i> to receive a full release on BluRay, including both the TV series and movie trilogy.<p>The series planned for …

Anime

Scosche MagicMount – Magnetic Mounting System For Smartphones

Get to experience a convenient mounting system for your smartphones by using the Scosche MagicMount. All you need to do is hover your device near the …

Crowd Funding

Destiny on five hours a week: How to get the most loot with the least frustration

<i>Destiny</i>, Bungie's controversial multiplayer shooter, is famously addictive yet notoriously grindy and disrespectful of players' time.<p>Its game systems are also incredibly intricate, and sometimes counterintuitive, so even experienced players can often use some tips on how to collect the game's …

The Full Size Gundam Has Lost None Of Its Magic

As a pre-Christmas treat, I decided to go down to Diver City to check out the full size Gundam and the somewhat newer Gundam Front exhibition.<p>Despite being back in Japan for over a year now, I’ve not had the time to make the trip (even though it’s actually quite close to where I live). So decided …

New Windows 7 Patch Is Badware, Disables Graphics Driver Updates And Windows Defender

*<i>Due to some valid complaints regarding my usage of the term “Malware,” I’ve updated the headline with a more accurate description of the Windows Update: “Badware,” which is unintentionally harmful software.</i><p>If you have Windows 7 set to automatically update every Tuesday, it may be time to …

The Best Kids' Tablets of 2018

Can't get your hands on your own iPad? Check out our top tablet picks to keep your kids educated and entertained.<p>Do Kids Even Need Tablets?<p>Kids want …

The Best Gaming Laptops of 2018

Besides being way more portable than big desktop rigs, today's gaming laptops pack serious power. Here's what you need to know to find the right …

Computer Hardware

Some of gaming's greatest heroes are mentally ill, and that's a great thing

(Trigger warning: this article deals with childhood abuse, sexual assault, and suicide)<p>The stereotype of the "hardcore" gamer and the stereotype of a mentally ill person sometimes merge into the same creature. Gamers are sometimes generalized as pasty, troubled and socially-isolated. We like to …

Eskimemo

Your pen and memo holder on the desk is about to face a completely reimagined look once you bring in the Eskimemo. Representing a blue human (may …

Stationery

Logitech K480 Multi-Device Keyboard

Got multiple devices? Yeah, so do we. So you probably also know what a pain it can be to switch in between them with a standard Bluetooth keyboard. …

Gunfighters I Have KnownGuns Magazine.com | Guns Magazine.com

And Why They Are Still Around<br>To Tell Their Tales.<p>During my time as both a cop and soldier, I was fortunate to know many men (and a few women) who …

Video games: Time to tackle the taboo

As video games become a more intrinsic part of our culture, Kirk McKeand hopes that the industry will be allowed to explore more controversial subjects, but that creators need to learn from their mistakes.<p>Like rock n’ roll's beginnings, elements of video games considered taboo now will likely be …

BillGuard Launches Its Personal Finance App On Android And Adds Data Breach Alerts

Personal finance startup BillGuard has been working hard over the last several years to help its users to identify fraudulent charges on their credit and debit cards, and also to keep track of their spending on the web and on its iPhone app. Today it’s expanding its reach with the launch of an …

The Best Bluetooth Headsets

If you want to make hands-free calls while driving or just need your hands for other tasks, you need a solid Bluetooth headset. Here are our …

Consumer Tech

iPad Tips: Using Smart Mailboxes on iOS 7

One of the killer additions to the Mail app in iOS 7 are Smart Mailboxes, which help organize all sent messages, messages with attachments, and more. The VIP mailbox is displayed by default, but you’ll want to tap on the Edit button on the top-right corner of the Mail app to reveal the other Smart …

The 25 Greatest Batman Graphic Novels

The Dark Knight returns to stock your bookshelf with good reads.<p>It's Batman's 75th anniversary! To celebrate, we are updating our list of the 25 …

Microsoft hopes iPad users won't exploit Office loophole

Microsoft wants users to pay for its $100 Office 365 subscription. Turns out, though, that it can be bypassed for Office apps on iPad.<p>We do not strictly enforce the limit on tablet installations, but trust that our users respect and understand the device limits outlined in the EULA [end user rights …

Apps

10 Digital Comics You Need to Read

Fill your smartphone, tablet, or PC with some of the most interesting digital comics on the market.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Transforming Micro Apartment

Living in New York City often times means trading square footage for convenience. Not so with the Transforming Micro Apartment. This unique dwelling …

Tuna Squish

The Tuna Squish let’s you open canned tuna without smelling like one! It’s a handheld can press that drains the liquid, removes and ejects the lid …

Fish

The return of Tex Murphy and a '90s fad

On the great highway to gaming's golden horizon, our spectacular future, Full Motion Video (FMV) is a semi-abandoned town located on a dusty, arid plain.<p>There was a time when FMV was at the very frontier of all that gaming could achieve, the dizzying spectacle of "interactive movies." For a while, …

Star Citizen surpasses $39M, adds procedural generation goal

Space combat and exploration sim <i>Star Citizen</i> has achieved another funding goal — the $39 million unlock for the "penultimate user-chosen star system," creator Chris Roberts announced via the game's site.<p>Dubbed the UDS-2943-01-22 System, the "truly unusual star system" is located on the fringes of …

South Park: The Stick of Truth review: pen and paper

South Park, like all episodic comedies, is an engine built to generate laughs. And developer Obsidian has built a 10-12 hour game that is perfectly crafted to house that engine.<p><i>South Park: The Stick of Truth</i> is a great South Park game.<p>You'd be forgiven for thinking that's something of a backhanded …

South Park: The Stick of Truth is disgusting, offensive, and brilliant (review)

<i>Check out our Reviews Vault for past game reviews.</i><p>If the idea of battling a zombie aborted fetus bothers you, South Park: The Stick of the Truth is not the game for you.<p>In fact, you should probably avoid this new role-playing game if you’re sensitive about swearing, violence, nudity, sodomy, …

Titanfall: Worthy of the good — and bad — hype (review)

<i>Check out our Reviews Vault for past game reviews.</i><p>I’ll make this easy: Everything that anyone’s ever said and speculated on Titanfall is correct.<p>“It’s going to be great!” say the Xbox fanboys. True.<p>“It’s multiplayer only, so it can’t be that great!” claim the naysayers. Also true.<p>Publisher …

Titanfall review: my buddy

TITANS ARE THE PAYOFF<p><i>Titanfall</i> has nine months of hype behind it, but it's got a stale genre's worth of expectations to live up to.<p>After changing multiplayer gaming forever with <i>Call of Duty: Modern Warfare</i> in 2007, developer Infinity Ward partially imploded with bad blood enough to go around. The …

South Park: The Stick of Truth Review - IGN Video

Trey Parker and Matt Stone lampoon and honor the RPG genre with great (and hilarious) success.

When a successful game is a failure

An inside look at the business of games, and how Hidden Path struck a deal to bring Defense Grid 2 to consoles.<p>The founders of Hidden Path Entertainment tell the story now only rarely. It's hard to get it out of them. In fact, in almost a year of building trust, conducting closed-door interviews, …