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Xbox Scorpio could eliminate console generations — and that's a good thing

The best of both worlds<p>Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro, which launched last November, and Microsoft’s upcoming Project Scorpio represent the first significant hardware upgrades to come in the middle of a traditional console generation. Both systems are built for 4K televisions, even though the majority of …

Xbox Scorpio may deliver on Bill Gates’ promise of the console as powerful PC

Ten years in the making<p>It was a weird thing, meeting in person one of arguably the most powerful, wealthiest people in the world and then having a chance to chat with him.<p>But on one relatively warm day in January 2007, that’s where I found myself: In a mansion-sized tent on a Las Vegas parking lot …

Trump's allies melting away on wiretapping claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's explosive allegation that Barack Obama wiretapped his New York skyscraper during the presidential campaign …

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'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Sounds Like A Hot Mess

I’ve been pretty excited to dive back into the universe of <i>Mass Effect,</i> but early previews of <i>Andromeda</i> have me worried. At least according to some critics, the game sounds like it takes many of the worst aspects of the original trilogy and mashes them together into an overwhelming, overly-large game …

Why Polls Differ On Trump’s Popularity

It’s cherry-picking season already.<p>Here’s what we can say for sure: It’s unprecedented for a president to face so much opposition from the electorate …

This 'Team Thor: Part 2' Clip Proves Thor & Darryl Deserve Own Marvel Spinoff

Celebrate Valentine's Day with one of Marvel's most lovable couples: Thor and Darryl.<p>Everything Marvel touches turns to gold, including Thor's absurd buddy comedy digital shorts, inserted into the bonus features of other people's movies. You must recall the first "Team Thor" video Marvel released …

In Memoriam Of The Victims Of The Bowling Green Massacre

When a president fights the law, there's only ever one winner

There’s no point in judging Donald Trump by the standards of others. He obviously doesn’t care for ethics, the truth, allies, women or minorities.<p>So let’s judge him on his own terms, shall we?<p>There are three pillars to the temple that Trump has so carefully built around his most precious …

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Kellyanne Conway pushed her fake 'Bowling Green Massacre' story at least 3 times

Conway said in a phone interview with Cosmo on January 29, and a video interview with TMZ that the Obama administration had called for a temporary ban on Iraqi refugees after a "massacre" she said was carried out by terrorists in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The magazine described the comments in an …

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Why Donald Trump Bears Blame for Making America Less Safe

The president’s attack on a federal judge and the “court system" add to his short-sighted approach to protecting the United States.<p>On Sunday, President Trump declared that “if something happens”—the “something” in question, implicitly, being an Islamist terrorist attack<i>—</i>Americans should blame the …

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Has it really been a decade since Mass Effect launched?

A look back on a transformative console RPG<p>If you're a Mass Effect fan, this will be 45 minutes well spent. It seems strange that the first game debuted in 2007 — an eternity in video gaming — but it did, and YouTuber Raycevick gives the series’ hold on the gaming consciousness a splendid recap in …

The best USB microphone

<i>By Kevin Purdy and Lauren Dragan</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After …

Where America's Terrorists Actually Come From

Syrian refugees have committed zero attacks in the United States.<p>This weekend, Rudy Giuliani went on <i>Fox News</i> to explain why Donald Trump’s decision to bar Syrian refugees from U.S. shores and suspend visas for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries did not amount to a Muslim ban. “What we did …

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Details a Few New Squadmates

Space team.<p>Mass Effect: Andromeda is less than two months away, and - following the release of the latest cinematic trailer - we're beginning to see …

Mexico digs in and Trump lashes back as border wall standoff deepens

MEXICO CITY — Amid one of the worst crises in U.S.-Mexico relations in years, President Trump and President Enrique Peña Nieto sought to ratchet down the tension, speaking for an hour over the phone Friday morning and agreeing, at least according to the Mexican side, not to discuss publicly the …

Mass Effect: Andromeda gets 10-hour EA Access trial

Four other games coming to the Vault soon<p>People who subscribe to EA Access or Origin Access will be able to play <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> for up to 10 hours before the game launches, publisher Electronic Arts announced recently.<p>The trial will go live March 16, five days before <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i>’s …

Hot Dog! Mass Effect: Andromeda Features Some 'Pretty Good Banging'

Mass Effect: Andromeda Producer Says We’re in for Some ‘Pretty Good Banging’<p>If there’s one thing Bioware knows it’s that sex sells and we’re gladly …

Report: CIA set up task-force in 2016 to investigate possible Russian funding of Trump's campaign

The task force included the FBI, the Treasury and Justice Departments, the CIA, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the National Security Agency (NSA).<p>It was set up after the director of the CIA, John Brennan, received a recording of a conversation about money from the Kremlin …

From The Legend Of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Shenmue 3: the 40 most anticipated video games of 2017

Meet the Xbox One’s latest controller colors

You’ll be green with envy for Valentine’s Day<p>Microsoft is introducing two new colors of the Xbox One wireless controller, and they’re about as simple as you can get: “Red” and “Green/Orange.”<p>Sure, they’re not as basic as the two-tone Magma Red and Wave Blue colors in which the PlayStation 4’s …

Golden Globes 2017: MMA Promoter Invites Meryl Streep to Attend Fight After Dissing Sport

The president-elect wasn't the only one who took offense with Meryl Streep's powerful speech while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night: Members of the Mixed Martial Arts community were also pretty steamed after the celebrated …

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Mass Effect: Andromeda will not feature a DLC season pass

DLC details still forthcoming<p>BioWare will likely expand upon <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> with downloadable content, but there won’t be a season pass to cover any of the add-ons, the studio confirmed over the weekend.<p>Responding to a Twitter question on Saturday about whether <i>Andromeda</i> will feature a season …

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Is Almost Dodging Hype As The Anti-'No Man's Sky'

Something strange is going on with <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i>. It’s a huge game from one of the most beloved franchises ever, it comes out in about two and a half months, and…I feel like I still practically know nothing about it.<p>There’s been footage, sure. There was the cinematic teaser trailer. The PS4 …

Santa Fights Jesus in STAR WARS: THE SANTA MENACE Short Film

Burst your bubble: five conservative articles to read this week

Last week, I argued that liberal, progressive readers could make an effort to read articles from the opposite side of the political spectrum. This week, I picked five articles for you to get started.<p>Anti-Trump voices on the right have been grappling with many of the same issues that progressives …

Microsoft gives away Borderlands for free, maybe by accident

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, featuring Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, is free for Xbox One now<p>Microsoft is giving away two of the best games of the last console generation for free, possibly by mistake.<p>Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, which contains Borderlands 2 and …

'Edge of Tomorrow' Sequel Will Actually Be a Prequel

"Edge of Tomorrow" is going back to some yesterday.<p>A sequel for the hit sci-fi action movie starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt has been in the cards for some time, but now director Doug Liman reveals that the follow-up will actually be a prequel.<p>Liman has never made a sequel (after "The Bourne …

Video Game Voice Actor Strike Begins

The companies and the union couldn't come to an agreement.<p>After failing to reach an agreement on new contractual terms, the Screen Actors Guild - …