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Hot cocoa, hot toddies and more: Stay cozy with four delicious winter drinks

<i>Zane Holmquist, chef at Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah, whips up four cozy drinks to keep you warm all winter long.</i>

The Best Reviews of 2015 - Game of the Year 2015

2015 sure was awesome! Almost every month had one game that stuck with us through to the end of the year, and it was difficult to find enough time to keep up with the stream of hits. We recently finished counting down through our top 25 games of the year, which we determined via voting, debating, …

2015 Car of the Year Finalist: The BMW 7 Series is a high-tech masterpiece

<i>Editorial note: Business Insider just named its 2015 Car of the Year, the Volvo XC90. This weekend, we're re-running our reviews of the five cars that almost beat out the Volvo for the honor.</i><p>The BMW 7 Series sits atop the Bavarian luxury-car maker's hierarchy of vehicles. It's supposed to be the …

Game of the Year 2015 Countdown: #5 - #1 - Game of the Year 2015

<i>After hours of debates and much gnashing of teeth, our global team of GameSpot editors have finally come up with this: the best video games of 2015, in ranked order. Our list of the best 25 games of the year has been informed by the wide array of tastes, experiences, and preferences of dozens of</i> …

Xbox 360 turns 10: Ranking Our Favorite Games From the Console

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2017 Infiniti Q30 Sport AWD

Meet the better Benz, whatever it may be badged.<p>The Irish wit Oscar Wilde once postulated: “Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.” While Oscar faced his own obstacles with deception and Victorian-era romantic restrictions, Infiniti is making a better go of it with the 2017 Q30. …

How to Make Your Caramel 100x More Exciting: Replace Cream with Fruit

It feels like we've known about caramel since the beginning of time.<p>But the Romans, the Byzantines, the members of the Ming dynasty, the dinosaurs (!) did <i>not</i> spoon caramel sauce over their ice cream. Because <b>in 1993, its existence was still news</b> (in the U.S., at least).<p>In a <i>New York Times</i> article, …

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Video: 3000hp Corvette Slides and Gets Airborne at Drag Racing Event

The driver of an absolutely insane 3000 hp Corvette recently encountered just what can go wrong when piloting such an immensely powerful car in a …

This Is Why Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Don't Come Out Every Year

Publisher Take-Two is somewhat unique in that many of its biggest non-sports franchises, such as Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption, and Max Payne, are not released on an annual basis. By comparison, Activision releases a new Call of Duty every year, while Ubisoft puts out a new Assassin's Creed …

The 113 PlayStation Games Coming to PlayStation Experience

Sony has announced a near-complete list of playable games for its upcoming PlayStation Experience 2015 event next month in San Francisco. While the initial list was mostly focused on indie games, it's now been updated to include tentpole games like Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Street Fighter V, and …

Fallout 3 & Mass Effect among 104 Xbox games on Xbox One backwards compatibility

Ever since the feature was revealed at E3 2015, Xbox One's backwards compatibility has been the most anticipated feature for the system. Xbox gamers …

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 the Next Game to Get a Special Loot Crate

Following a pair of other game franchise-centric Loot Crates, another is on this way, this one featuring Call of Duty: Black Ops III.<p>The limited-edition crate, which will only be available once, includes "11 epic and exclusive Call of Duty collectibles," according to the store listing. Like …

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Target Black Friday Deals Include $300 Xbox One With $60 Gift Card

Target's 40-page Black Friday ad emerged today, revealing that the store--like some others--will offer Xbox One and PlayStation 4 hardware bundles starting at $300. The Xbox One deal at Target is sweetened by the fact that the retailer will throw in a $60 gift card to go along with the bundled copy …

Target Black Friday ad leaked, shows stellar Xbox One and PS4 deals on games

As each day goes by and the gaming industry gets closer to Black Friday, advance deals continue to emerge, some that have been released on purpose …

$100 Fallout 4 Loot Box Features a Backpack, Hoodie, Bobblehead, and More

With Fallout 4 launching tomorrow, November 10, companies aren't missing their chance to capitalize on Fallout mania. ThinkGeek has just released a new, Fallout 4-themed "loot box"--not to be mistaken with the Fallout 4 Loot Crate--comprised of various Fallout merchandise.<p>Unlike the Fallout 4 Loot …

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How Fallout 4 PC Mods Will Work on Xbox One and PS4

Bringing Fallout 4 mods from PC to the console versions of the RPG is a "big deal" and is something that Bethesda has wanted to do with its games since the days of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind more than 10 years ago. That's according to Bethesda marketing executive Pete Hines, who talked more …

Dark Souls 3 Release Date, Two Collector's Editions Leaked by Retailer

The release date and two separate collector's editions for Dark Souls III appear to have been leaked by an online retailer listing.<p>Geekay Games has published listings (via Wario64) for two versions of Dark Souls III: the Collector edition and Prestige edition. Accompanying images on both pages …

Assassin's Creed Syndicate's PC-Only Graphics Features Shown Off

A new gameplay video for the PC edition of Assassin's Creed Syndicate has come online. The video, published by Nvidia and narrated by creative director Marc-Alexis Cote, showcases the game's PC-specific features. Cote talks about how things like temporal anti-aliasing, horizon-based ambient …

Acclaimed Co-Op Shooter Helldivers Heading to PC

Helldivers, the acclaimed top-down shooter released on PlayStation systems earlier this year, is coming to PC.<p>Developer Arrowhead Game Studios announced the news over the weekend, revealing it will arrive on Steam at some point in December. A price wasn't announced, but the PlayStation versions …

Fallout 4's control scheme for PlayStation Vita is pretty great

If you have a PlayStation 4, a PlayStation Vita and a copy of <i>Fallout 4</i>, there's good news: the Remote Play control scheme for Sony's handheld is pretty great. So if you find yourself away from your PS4, bedridden or in an extended stay in the bathroom, playing <i>Fallout 4</i> via Remote Play is doable, …

How To Unlock Metal Gear Solid 5's Secret Nuclear Cut-Scene

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain contains a heap of Easter eggs and for players to uncover. More recently, some details were confirmed about a secret nuclear cut-scene which is only watchable once a very specific set of parameters have been met.<p>According to the official Metal Gear Solid V …

Here's When Gears of War Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Codes Start Going Out

Everyone who bought Gears of War Ultimate Edition on Xbox One will soon receive codes to download the promised backwards-compatible versions of every game in the series for Xbox 360.<p>Starting December 1, Microsoft will send out download codes for Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3, and …

See The First Official Warcraft Movie Merchandise

The Warcraft movie has been in development for a long time, but at Blizzcon 2015 we got our first look at the film's official trailer. And coinciding with that reveal, Blizzard and Legendary also showed off all the merchandise surrounding the movie. With t-shirts, figurines, and smartphone holders, …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III is the best shooter game of 2015

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops III is one of the finest installments in a series that has generated $10 billion in lifetime revenue. The single-player campaign is challenging, surprising, and has more interesting missions that take full advantage of the next-generation game consoles. It’s too …

2017 Range Rover Evoque Convertible: Champagne Wishes and CrossCab Dreams

JLR believes it can succeed where Nissan so gloriously failed.<p>Nissan’s Murano CrossCabriolet inspired the world’s first—as far as we know—automobile review written in the form of a Homeric ode. Beloved by roughly eight people (half of whom might or might not work at <i>Car and Driver</i>), the CrossCab was …

13 Breads For Your Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is basically the Starch Family reunion. Everyone's accounted for, with stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pie crust all making an appearance at the big meal. But amidst the din and the chatter, the bread—the root of this family tree—is often pushed aside for another scoop of something more …

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Former Dead Island 2 Dev Says Losing Project Was a "Catastrophic" Blow

Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager is no longer working on zombie game Dead Island 2 after the company's vision for the title "fell out of alignment" with publisher Deep Silver's. Now, Yager managing director Timo Ullmann has commented on what effect that move had on the Germany-based …

Pretty Much the Best Chocolate Cake Ever

It's the perfect sort of cake for a birthday or a Tuesday. Make sure to enjoy it with a very large glass of ice cold milk!<p>We're a family that loves to double down on chocolate.<p>For birthdays, we have to do it up right by making my version of cake bliss. But, as you may have caught on at some point …

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No Fuss, No Muss: 7 Simple Dinner Recipes Your Family Will Love

Weeknight dinners should full of flavor, not fuss. These easy recipes prove that you can create healthy and delicious meals for your family with minimal hassle.<p>Weeknight dinners should full of flavor, not fuss. These easy recipes prove that you can create healthy and delicious meals for your family …

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7 Healthy Lunches That'll Keep You Full All Day

You know when you're at work or school and it's time to eat your packed lunch and you wolf it down in 5 minutes and you're sad and still hungry? That's the worst.<p>We've all had that feeling of disappointment. You know when you're at work or school and it's time to eat your packed lunch and you wolf …

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