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Believe It Or Not, 'Diablo 3' Is Now The 10th Best-Selling Video Game Of All Time

In yesterday’s quarterly report from Activision, a few headlines emerged, including the troubling fact that <i>World of Warcraft</i> has lost 44% of its subscribers in the last six months. I’ve spent some time discussing this, and the good news is that both Blizzard and Activision seem to be making up the …

Naomi Finds Nightmare Bonnie in Five Night's at Freddy's 4: IGN Plays - IGN Video

Naomi mistakenly listens to the producer and leaves the door open allowing Nightmare Bonnie to find her in FNAF 4.

App Store Update: August 5

Step up into the cab of a virtual tractor once again, then see if you can survive .Decluster's latest bullet hell.<p>Every day hundreds of new apps make …

Conquering Europe in Grand Ages Medieval

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><i>Grand Ages: Medieval</i>, from Gaming Minds Studios, the makers of <i>Port Royale</i>, is an ambitious strategy game that puts the player in charge of a burgeoning empire, based on trade, military force, or a combination of the two. You start out with one tiny …

The Star Wars Game That Fans Saved - IGN Plays - IGN Video

A decade after release, mods and patches make Knights of the Old Republic 2 better than ever.

E3 2014: Assassin's Creed Unity Release Date, Collector's Edition Announced

Includes a massive statue of Arno.<p>Assassin's Creed Unity will be available on October 28 for PS4, Xbox One and PC, Ubisoft has announced.<p>A pre-order …

The 'Joys' of Boarding

<i>by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger</i><p>I'm in Chicago, waiting to board my flight. The "depultures"* are circling, and the gate attendant is about to begin to "pre-board"(?) travelers deemed worthy to enter the aircraft before everyone else.<p>Near the gate, a pole has a ridiculous sign at …

Awesome Lip Sync Proposal Video Shot in 26 Countries Over the Course of 4 Years

Production value aside, the lip sync proposal video above took a serious amount of dedication and patience. Four years worth, to be exact.<p>Created by …

Storyboard Artist Shoots Entertaining Stop-Motion by Inserting Cartoons Into Real Life

Maybe you’re sick of the “cartoonist/photographer/artist inserts fun characters or images into the real world using forced perspective” thing, and …

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Tanith - Gol Kolea's Platoon, Part Two

And here are some more detailed pics of the rest of Gol Kolea's Platoon. As we look a bit closer, I'd like to take this opportunity to remind …

Best Towns Tournament 2014: Results

Well, here it is. The moment you've all been waiting for. Duluth, MN, took down Provo, UT, Sunday night to earn the title of <i>Outside</i>'s Best Town 2014. We'll be following up with coverage of both towns in print and online this September, so look out for our Best Towns special—and maybe start planning …

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The Top 5 Pack-Like-a-Pro Videos on YouTube

As summer travel approaches, the eternal question of what to pack and how to pack comes up every year, like clockwork. It isn’t hard, but it requires …

Cultural Gems We Bet You've Never Heard of

We're willing to bet that you've heard of the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon, the Great Wall of China and the Pyramids of Giza. Perhaps these and a few other famous landmarks are items on your travel bucket list. The only problem, everyone else's lists look just the same.<p>Not that you shouldn't visit …

Celebrating Memorial Day, ‘Over There’

At the marble cross, he kneels. Taking a wet sponge from the bucket, he passes it over the chiseled name of the fallen soldier like a mother washing her baby’s face. Then, he rubs fine sand into the indentations so the name pops for the photo, dusts off the excess with a soft cloth, and takes a …

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

Tutorial: How to Pick the Best Focal Length When Capturing Landscapes

Put together by photographer Steve Perry, the video tutorial above shares a collection of useful tips, advice and examples that help explain how to …

Rumor: Apple working on ARM-based Mac variants with larger trackpad built into keyboard

MacBidouille is the source of an interesting new rumor [translation] that Apple is currently experimenting with new ARM-powered Mac variants that include a Magic trackpad built into the system’s keyboard. The company is also reportedly working on a new version of OS X that will be compatible with …

Boot up: internet growth, Glass reaction, Apple v Samsung, and more

A burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Mobile broadband uptake continues to grow at double-digit rates >> ITU<p>Globally, mobile-broadband penetration will reach 32% by end 2014 – almost double the penetration rate just three years earlier (2011) and four times as …

Eager to test-drive Surface Pro 3? Microsoft stores to get it early

The Surface Pro 3 won't be available until June 20, but consumers can try it out before then.<p>Demo units will land at Microsoft stores on June 6, about two weeks before the first units are slated to ship.<p>Despite Microsoft's announcement of the Pro 3 on Tuesday, stores don't have it yet. The …

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Psy's "Gangnam Style" Poised to Hit 2 Billion Views

Reaching 1 billion views is so 2012.<p>Just when it appeared that Psy’s “Gangnam Style” had been safely relegated to wedding receptions and Bar Mitzvahs, the music video that introduced K-Pop to the masses appears poised to shatter its own record. The video, which set the high watermark of 1 billion …

How celebrity hacker 'Sabu' helped feds thwart 300 cyber-attacks

The celebrity hacker "Sabu" helped the FBI imprison his friends and stop more than 300 cyber-attacks in the three years since he betrayed several major hacking groups.<p>That's according to new U.S. government documents that for the first time provide extensive detail about what they call the …

Leica 100th Anniversary Set Includes Both Analog & Digital Cameras and Some Glass

Leica has come out strong in 2014, showing off and releasing some impressive gear — both on their own and in collaboration with third-parties — in …

6 Frontier Aircraft With Composite Materials Back in Service After Hailstorm

Six Frontier Airlines aircraft that were damaged by hail at Denver International Airport are back in service.<p>The Denver Post reports the airplanes …

What Should I Know About Digital Privacy at Border Crossings?

<i>A:</i><p>Digital devices store every detail of our lives—from business transactions and grocery lists to messages, both sweet and unsavory, meant only for our partners. Though Americans, in all their Fourth Amendment bravado, might consider themselves immune to unreasonable search and seizure of their …

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Next Music Discovery and More

5 Can't-Miss Apps<p>Retro for Instagram<p>Next — Social Music Discovery<p>Notifyr<p>PumpUp<p>Scout GPS, Maps, Voice Navigation & Traffic<p>Between Microsoft unveiling …

Apple looking to ban sale of Samsung products

Apple is looking to ban the sale of Samsung gadgets yet again.<p>The company filed papers Friday related to the patent-infringement trial that was brought to a close in California early this month. In a mixed verdict, the jury found that Samsung had violated three of Apple's patents and that Apple had …

Gear & Gadgets

FCC gets approval for plan to subsidize fast rural internet access

At long last, the FCC can move forward with reforming its rural connection subsidies for the broadband era. A federal appeals court has upheld the agency's Connect America Fund after challenges from smaller carriers, which were worried that the shift from subsidizing phone calls to fast internet …

U.S. may act to keep Chinese hackers out of Def Con hacker event | Reuters

DENVER/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Washington is considering using visa restrictions to prevent Chinese nationals from attending popular summer hacking conferences in Las Vegas as part of a broader effort to curb Chinese cyber espionage, a senior administration official said Saturday.<p>A man types on a …