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7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

Thief seeks to steal back stealth crown

<i>Thief</i> producer Stephane Roy says the classic stealth franchise's reboot must win over a new generation of gamers.<p>"It's been a long time since we made a <i>Thief</i> game," he told Polygon. "So there are people in this generation who say, 'oh yes, <i>Thief</i>, that's like <i>Dishonored</i>'. No, no no. It's the opposite,</i> …

Watch the gameplay trailer for The Division

<b>A post-apocalyptic world without zombies? Made for next-gen consoles? OK, Ubisoft, we're listening.</b><p>The Division, according to Ubisoft, is set in "the …

Game Trailers

Microsoft demonstrates the subtle uses of Xbox One Kinect in a shooter

Even hardcore gamers may be interested in some of the ways the Xbox One's Kinect can augment gameplay.<p>In a demo today, Microsoft's Jeff Henshaw showed how the Kinect can be used to carefully watch a gamer's movements, tracking them to do things like raise a shield in a firefight, activate an X-ray …

Final Fantasy 15 gameplay trailer shows off Noctis' teleportation and a mighty Behemoth foe

A new trailer for <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> (which was, until yesterday, known as <i>Final Fantasy Versus 13</i>)shows off the game's real-time action-based gameplay, a first for the offline titles in the main Final Fantasy series.<p>The trailer also shows off a battle with one of Final Fantasy's mainstay monsters, a …

Four Details About Destiny You Probably Missed at Sony's Press Conference

Amid all the announcements about used-game policies and hardware pricing, one of the <i>other</i> highlights of Sony's E3 press conference was finally getting the chance to see Destiny in action. Sure enough, Bungie's new game looked fantastic. One day later, we just had the opportunity to see the demo a …

Game of Thrones

Sony PS4 Interview

Batman: Arkham Origins' remote claw is a multi-functional tool

<i>Batman: Arkham Origins'</i> remote claw, a new addition to the Dark Knight's utility belt, offered a diverse and multi-functional purpose in a demo we saw today at E3.<p>Using the remote claw, players can hookshot to different locations and jet across large spaces or high areas. The claw works by snagging …

Rare Cornish black honeybee found to resist colony collapse virus

The Cornish black honeybee, once believed to be extinct but still extremely rare, could be key to saving worldwide bee populations from colony …

Plants sweat, and it’s beautiful

You know those perfect people who just look beautifully dewy in 90 degree heat, instead of rocking salt-bedraggled hair and sweat-streaked makeup? I …

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Comcast's new set-top box moves DVR to the cloud

The new box, which doesn't have a hard drive for local storage, is part of an upgrade to the cable TV giant's X1 entertainment platform.<p>In its battle against the growing trend of cutting the cord, Comcast instead wants TV viewers to ditch the DVR.<p>The cable TV giant on Tuesday took the wraps off X2, …

Televisions

Will Google Glass change the way we think?

<i>(Credit: Google)</i><p><b>A new video from Google shows how people will probably end up using Google Glass in the real world — looking up information.</b><p>You know …

Google Glass

WTF Is Waze And Why Did Google Just Pay A Billion+ For It?

The tech industry has seen its fair share of acquisition whoppers lately, with Salesforce acquiring ExactTarget for $2.5 billion this month, and Yahoo putting the icing on its acquisition spree by snatching up Tumblr for $1.1 billion. But the news today that Google is buying popular iOS map and …

EA denies lobbying for Xbox One used game restrictions, calls Online Pass program a mistake

Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore has said the company made no attempt to push Microsoft and Sony into implementing restrictions on used games in their next-generation consoles. "EA did not aggressively lobby for the platform holders to put some gating function in there to allow or disallow used …