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Gamer newlyweds see eye-to-eye as they slice their wedding cake with Zelda’s Master Sword

There are two things that I think stand out as particularly memorable from my oldest brother’s <b>wedding ceremony</b>. One is the stuttering mess of a toast …

I Can’t Stop Playing This Incredible Horror Game, Even Though It’s A Free Demo

Three months ago, a free downloadable game called "P.T." showed up on the PlayStation Store — and the horror genre has never been the same.<p>People didn't know it at the time, but the game, seemingly built by a completely unknown developer called "7780s Studios" (it's actually from Konami, more on …

Silent Hill

Xbox One update arrives with customization and Twitter tie-ins

Have you been eager to customize your Xbox One profile, or share your gaming escapades on Twitter? Now's your chance. Microsoft has started rolling out its promised November update for its latest console, and it includes a ton of updates that let you both personalize your system and keep tabs on …

A 23-Year-Old Set A Guinness World Record For Playing A Video Game At 18,569 Feet

"I was on the phone with a new hire at my company," he said. "My phone beeped, and I looked at it, and I got this email saying 'Congratulations, you won,' and immediately I checked out," he tells Business Insider. "Like, I couldn't understand one thing the guy was saying anymore. I just held my …

Ubisoft

TV-show inspired strategy RPG Falling Skies coming to consoles

<i>Falling Skies</i>, a tactical strategy role-playing game based on a TNT sci-fi drama of the same name, will launch for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U this fall, publisher Little Orbit announced today.<p><i>Falling Skies</i> is set in a post-apocalyptic world in which aliens have invaded and taken over. The …

Two trailers go to war for Company of Heroes 2 DLC

The Oberkommando West is one of two $12.99 packs being offered in <i>Company of Heroes 2: The Western Front Armies</i>, a forthcoming DLC release from publisher Sega.<p>Profiled in one of two trailers released today (above), the German army is "battle hardened and newly equipped ... a resurgent and very …

Ultra Street Fighter 4 Review

Final Fight<p>The wants and needs of competitive fighting game players have warrented increasingly meaningful consideration from developers in the past …

Ultra Street Fighter 4 Video Review - IGN Video

How did Capcom's final update to Street Fighter 4 turn out? Pretty darn well.

EA May Pay College Atheletes $1,000 Each for Video Game Appearances

EA announced the cost of the $40 million settlement late last year.<p>The NCAA athlete likeness settlement between EA Sports and former college football …

Mortal Kombat: Violent game that changed video games industry

<b>Warner Bros has confirmed it plans to release Mortal Kombat X next year, the latest edition in a video game series that has stoked controversy and allured fighting fanatics for more than 20 years.</b><p>It will be the first title offered on the "next-gen" PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles - and if the …

Retrogaming

Murdered: Soul Suspect Review

Unfinished business<p>Murdered: Soul Suspect’s first red herring comes five minutes in. As dead detective Ronan O’Connor, you are promised an enormous …

Riot continues to crack down on 'toxic' League of Legends pro players

<i>League of Legends</i> developer Riot banned two professional players for behavior deemed "extremely toxic," including verbal abuse and game harassment, eSports coordinatior Scott "Riot Abhorsen" Parkin announced via the game's forums.<p>Alfonso Aguirre Rodriguez, also known as Mithy, and Erlend "Nukeduck" …

ASUS has two Steam Machines and one is incredibly compact

Computex has a heavy PC gaming flavor to it in places. Between the likes of NVIDIA and ASUS' ROG brand, it acts as a gentle primer to PC-based gaming hardware ahead of E3 -- which is next week, if you forgot. Alongside a frankly ridiculous 4K gaming laptop, ROG's announced two new Steam Machines …

Professional video gaming becoming global spectator sport

Professional video game playing is becoming a global spectator sport, according to a study which says 2.4bn hours were spent watching gamers last year.<p>A report from research firm IHS Technology suggests that e-sports, or watching other people play games, is far from a niche interest. The company …

Is EA's MOBA Dawngate a worthy competitor to League of Legends? You can play it today and decide for yourself

Electronic Arts has announced that its upcoming MOBA Dawngate has entered open beta, allowing anyone to try out the Battlefield publisher's competitor to massively popular free-to-play games League of Legends and DOTA 2.<p>You can join the beta today by registering at the game's website. Of course, …

Gaming

The Best Diablo Build in Heroes of the Storm - IGN Video

Your complete guide to Diablo's skills, abilities, and talents in Blizzard's MOBA from pro gamer Greg "Idra" Fields.

Secret Ponchos launching for PC this summer via Steam Early Access

Top-down spaghetti Western game <i>Secret Ponchos</i> from Switchblade Monkeys will launch this summer for PC via Steam Early Access, the developer announced today.<p><i>Secret Ponchos</i> pits players against one another online to battle for notoriety and reputation. The game was slated for launch on PlayStation 4 …

Tom Clancy studio Red Storm joins The Division to design realistic weapons

Ubisoft Red Storm, the North Carolina-based studio best known for its work on the Tom Clancy video games, is now working with Massive Entertainment to bring realistic weapons to <i>Tom Clancy's The Divisio</i>n, according to the Ubisoft Blog.<p>The company's communications manager Gary Steinman wrote that Red …

New Mario title in development at Nintendo EAD Tokyo

Nintendo EAD Tokyo has begun developing the next Mario title, the studio revealed in an interview with Edge Online.<p>Producer Yoshiaki Koizumi could not confirm if the next Mario iteration is in development for Nintendo 3DS or Wii U, adding that "we've already started approaching our next challenge" …

Bizarrely, the next Borderlands game is for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

The hugely popular first-person shooter series <i>Borderlands</i> is getting a new entry in <i>Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel</i>, a game set between the story of previous two games. Not exactly shocking, but neat nonetheless. What's shocking is where we'll play <i>Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel</i> when it arrives this fall: …

'The Last of Us' is coming to the PlayStation 4

One of the PS3's best games is getting a next-generation remake — Sony has announced that a remastered version of the critically acclaimed post-apocalyptic adventure <i>The Last of Us</i> will be coming to the PS4. The move to the newer console means an updated look for the game, with higher resolution …

Minecraft: Pocket Edition surpasses 21M copies sold

<i>Minecraft</i> has reached a new sales milestone on mobile devices: Mojang has now sold more than 21 million copies of the game's <i>Pocket Edition</i>, announced Mojang's Jens Bergensten on Twitter today.<p>"[<i>Minecraft: Pocket Edition</i>] has sold over 20 million copies (actually, over 21M)," said Bergensten, the …

Pokémon Gold And Silver Posters That Make Great Wall Art

Sometimes fan art is better than the art often used in the production of many popular games. That could be the case with these expertly crafted …

Watch a Future Japanese Cafe Function Without Waiters

Will diners looking to avoid flesh-and-blood human interaction respond well to <b>holographic waiters</b>? In this video by Tokyo-based technology company Recruit Tech. ATL, the firm imagines a "<b>restaurant of the future</b>" in which diners are "sensed" at a table, sent the menu via smartphone, and given …

Eva Longoria Admires Beau Jose Antonio Baston's 'Humor and Intellect'

While other actresses obsess over every line and wrinkle, Eva Longoria, who’s just one year shy of 40, isn’t freaking out about getting older.<p>“Age is …

Associated Press News

Harry Potter Spinoff will be a Trilogy

A while back I reported on a story that broke about J. K. Rowling, the writer of the infinitely popular Harry Potter series, agreeing to work with …

J. K. Rowling

Another March to Madness

Inside Flipboard / March 19, 2014<p>Depending on whom you ask, the chance of creating a perfect bracket for this year’s NCAA basketball tournament is 1 …