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Hyperloop might be 'free to play'

We're all expecting to pay through the nose to travel between LA and SF in just 30 minutes, but the minds behind Hyperloop may have a surprise up their sleeve. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies' Dirk Ahlborn has told <i>CNBC</i> that he's considering a business model that apes what we see in …

DirectX 12: A Game Changer for Xbox One and PC?

If all goes to plan, Microsoft's next-gen API will usher in a new standard for visuals and performance across a whole range of devices, from high-end PCs, to modest laptops, to even the Xbox One.<p>But the extent in which each platform will benefit from the new software is a matter for debate. Xbox …

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Silent Hills Changes Afoot, as Guillermo del Toro May Have Dropped Out

<b>Update:</b> Silent Hills has been cancelled, Konami has officially confirmed.<p><b>Original story follows:</b><p>Following Konami's recent announcement that P.T. would be removed from the PlayStation Store this coming week, many wondered what that might mean for the future of the game that "playable teaser" was …

How to unlock the full potential of your gaming console

Sure, you can pop in a disc and play a few games, but what else can your console do? What more is there to that big hunk of plastic? There’s a lot …

This new mobile game business model encourages kids to play real sports. Here's how.

Startup entertainment company Day 6 Sports Group is introducing a brand new business model for the mobile games market, by launching mobile games …

EA Sports UFC Comes to Mobile, Promises "HD-Quality" Graphics

Last year's professional fighting game EA Sports UFC, released only for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, is expanding to new platforms. Electronic Arts on Tuesday released a mobile version of the game for iOS and Android phones and tablets. The free game is available now on iTunes and Google Play.<p>EA …

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Survive the real zombie apocalypse on the streets of the U.K.

The zombie apocalypse just got real.<p>A giant urban zombie game kicks off in the U.K. this week, with players running through the streets of Cardiff in search of a hidden lab, all the time evading hordes of the undead. 2.8 Hours Later is a ticket-only event created by real-life game company …

This Team Completed GTA 5 Heists' Difficult Mastermind Challenge

We already knew that the reward for completing "all Heist setups and finales, in order, with the same team, without losing any lives" in Grand Theft Auto Online's Heist Mode would net players a cool $10,000,000, But now, it looks like a team has actually pulled it off.<p>In a video posted to YouTube …

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Cheap Far Cry, Assassin's Creed, and More Right Now on Steam

This weekend, a number of Ubisoft's PC games (and their respective DLC packs) have been steeply discounted on Steam, including many of the Assassin's Creed and Far Cry games.<p>Assassin's Creed Unity is $36, or you can get it as part of a bundle with the newly released PC version of Assassin's Creed …

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12 Ice Hotels That Will Make You Actually LIKE the Cold

Think cold isn’t romantic? Think again! Ice hotels are an experience that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With the coolest amenities and epic winter wonderland activities, these frosty hotels make for the ultimate wintertime vacay. From Canada to Japan to Norway, here are 12 of the most …

How To Take The Best Screenshots On Xbox One and PS4

The Xbox One's latest system update introduced the ability to capture screenshots and share them online. Though the PlayStation 4 shipped with this functionality through the DualShock 4's Share button, its own screenshots are actually of inferior quality to the Xbox One's, as both consoles approach …

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Ubisoft Dev Discusses Future of Assassin's Creed

Ubisoft is planning on "10, 20" more years of the series.<p>Ubisoft is planning on more than a decade of the pervasive Assassin's Creed franchise, and …

Richard Sherman on the NCAA: ‘You're not on scholarship for school'

Teammate Michael Bennett: "[The NCAA] says, 'We gave you a free degree.' That's like me owning a restaurant and saying, 'I'll give you a free burger."<p>Two of the Seattle Seahawks' best defensive players took on the NCAA in a pre-Super Bowl press conference Thursday, as cornerback Richard Sherman and …