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The One Real "Next-Gen" Game Of The Last Generation

Every time a new hardware generation comes around, we hear the same old boasts. More polygons! More effects! Higher resolution! Well, you know what, …

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Marvel's big Netflix deal: the problem with this ever-expanding universe

The revolutionary thing about Marvel Comics making movies wasn’t that they put superheroes in them, it’s that they made movies that were just like comic books. Now, with a huge deal with Netflix announced on Thursday where they’ll produce five interconnected series for the streaming video service, …

The New Ms. Marvel Is a Muslim Girl From New Jersey – /Film

When Ms. Marvel returns to Marvel Comics in February, she won’t look much like the blond-haired, blue-eyed soldier you remember. In fact, she won’t …

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The Onion will end its print run in December, closing up shop in final three cities

Satirical newspaper <i>The Onion</i> will soon be only a satirical website. Today, <i>Chicago Business</i> announced that the remaining three print markets — Chicago, Milwaukee, and Providence, Rhode Island — will close up shop after the December 12th edition. Responding to the closure, company president Mike …

Lorde’s putdown feminism: The politics of calling out other women

<b>Lorde (AP/Paul A. Hebert)</b><p>The singer’s critiques of other female pop stars may not be as progressive as she thinks<p>Nico Lang<p>November 8, 2013 4:44pm (UTC)<p>There’s something incredibly refreshing about Lorde, the 16-year-old pop singer whose debut song, “Royals,” is currently dominating the American …

Every Song From Morrissey’s Autobiography, in One Great Playlist

In his newly published <i>Autobiography</i>—which recently broke sales records in the U.K. and is set to be published in the U.S. by Putnam—English rock idol …

What Is the “Weird and Freakish” Space Object That Left Scientists “Literally Dumbfounded”?

Just how bizarre was the object photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope? So strange that scientists, apparently bereft of sufficient technical jargon, have slipped into the vernacular of bitchy tweens. (Communicating in the style of a bitchy tween is often a good way to distract from the …

The Sexless Superhero

Whatever happened to caped men getting laid?<p><b>Modern superheroes are impressive physical specimens.</b> They're handsome, dashing charmers. They're upstanding figures of honor, courage, and virtue. And they're also, for the most part, sexless do-gooders without an ounce of carnal drive. What happened? …

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility 'Problematic' - IGN Video

Microsoft has admitted that attempts to use cloud streaming to allow Xbox 360 games to be played on Xbox One are proving "problematic".

When should you buy a next-gen console?

Though there's very little that could dissuade the most hardcore tech enthusiasts from picking up a next-gen console later this month, there's plenty of precedent to support the practice of patience.<p>The abnormally long lifespan of the current console generation has made the arrival of the next one …

Microsoft Earns $2 Billion A Year From Android: Is It Time To Drop Xbox?

Android is a more profitable business for Microsoft than the combination of their Skype, Windows Phone, and Xbox units according to Nomura analyst Rick Sherlund.<p>The tech giant earns $2 billion a year from patent royalties on Android alone, and according to Business Insider, Sherlund estimates that …

Xbox One won’t play games out of the box, requires day-one patch

If you unbox and turn on an Xbox One on November 22nd, make sure you have an internet connection nearby. Microsoft has revealed that a day-one patch for its upcoming next-gen console will be a requirement to play games and access basic apps on the console. "Functionally, you will be able to do very …

Activision Admits 'Call of Duty: Ghosts' Didn't Outsell 'Black Ops 2' At Launch

It seemed like Call of Duty’s day-one sales record streak would come to an end when they were forced to premiere their new game, Ghosts, across six different platforms not all available at the same time. It was all but confirmed when the numbers Activision released the next day boasted of a billion …

PlayStation 4 Vs Xbox One: Why The Most Talked About Console May Not Be The Winner

For gamers waiting for the next generation of consoles, we’re finally into the home stretch. Sony's PlayStation 4 launch is just a week away on Nov. 15 and Microsoft's Xbox One launches a week after on Nov. 22. In early buzz, more people are talking about Sony’s new entry. But even with less of the …

Watch the Xbox One and Kinect in action in this ‘magical’ video demo

Today Microsoft released a new video demo that shows highlights of the Xbox One, which launches in the U.S. on Nov. 22 — from navigating a personalized home screen to immediately picking up where you stopped in a game.<p>Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft’s chief marketing and strategy officer, and Marc Whitten, …

Somehow, Pebble is making a better smartwatch than gadget giants like Samsung and Sony

Samsung is a multibillion company with 425,000 employees and a massive supply chain. Pebble is 40-strong and fueled by $10 million in Kickstarter money.<p>So you might be surprised at which one is making the better smartwatch.<p>On Wednesday, Pebble unveiled the latest steps in its effort to take over …