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9 Things I Never Knew About Cruises Until I Ran the World’s Largest Ship

At a time when travelers are feeling more precious than ever about “authentic experiences,” the cruise industry is doubling down on the exact …

PlayStation 1 Emulator Available for the Xbox One

No, your eyes are not deceiving you. There is an actual PlayStation 1 emulator available on the Xbox Store for the Xbox One… but not for much longer. …

Mass Effect: Andromeda Hands-On: 3 Hours of Spoiler-Free Impressions

Our thoughts on the mechanics and systems of Andromeda without any pesky story spoilers.<p>From the very beginning, Mass Effect: Andromeda presents a …

Andromeda

How to play Nintendo 3DS games on an Xbox One

Nintendo hasn’t made a Game Boy Player-equivalent for its 3DS hardware that enables you to play those games on a television, so the company’s unofficial modding community is stepping up to do this.<p>You can play your 3DS games on an Xbox One using a Universal Windows Platform app for Xbox One called …

Retrogaming

The Sentry tells you if someone is sneaking up on you while you’re, um, gaming

Say you’re, like, um, gaming on your computer with headphones on. And you’re like… um. Really into the game? And someone sneaks up on you from behind and you don’t have time to… pause… the game? The Sentry can help prevent the embarrassment of being seen while… playing games.<p>This fun little device …

Kickstarter

indieGO Retro Games Console And Media System Unveiled (video)

The ARES Computer company has once again taken to Kickstarter to raise the required funds the company needs to take their new retro games console and …

Playing a tank in World of Warcraft brings out the best and worst of its community

In the Halls of Valor, I'm about to reach a breaking point in World of Warcraft: Legion. This is the first time I've run the dungeon on 'Mythic' …

PC Gaming

Killer Serial: Tokyo Ghost

“Tokyo Ghost is a paragon of modern science-fiction, and does what only the most incredible science-fiction can do. It takes our world and it puts …

Video games where people matter? The strange future of emotional AI

What if video game characters could think, feel and talk? Meet the developers who are figuring out how to make that happen<p>If you’re a video game fan of a certain age, you may remember Edge magazine’s controversial review of the bloody sci-fi shooting game, Doom. Perhaps you enjoyed a good laugh, as …

Artificial Intelligence

'Ghost In The Shell' Virtual Reality Experience Planned For Worldwide Release

During this year’s Tokyo Game Show, Production I.G announced they plan to globally release their <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> virtual reality experience this year.<p>Shown briefly at last year’s Tokyo Game Show, the Ghost in the Shell Virtual Reality Diver exhibit partially recreated the opening sequence of the …

Virtual Reality

Legion still doesn’t fix World of Warcraft’s broken economy

But it’s a step forward<p>As one of the last major games to operate on a subscription model, <i>World of Warcraft</i> needs to give players a lot of things to do and many ways to play. Historically, one of the ways players have engaged with the game has been to master the in-game economy with an eye toward …

The Xbox One Might Be Getting A NES Emulator

Nintendo's legal team, take note

Retrogaming

‘Ghost in the Shell’ Meets ‘Cheers’ in New Cyberpunk Bartending Game

VA-11 HALL-A offers a vision of the future, or at least the future’s barflies.<p>The year is 207X, and people apparently still say "fuckboy," which should stick out as much as me saying "daddy-o" today. Glitch City, a neo-megatropolis you'd recognize from <i>Akira</i> or <i>Deus Ex</i>, is crumbling. Jobs are scarce, …

Seven things I wish I knew before starting Final Fantasy X

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster has arrived on PC, bringing Square's RPGs onto our hard-drives via legal means for the first time ever. They're both …

How To Unlock Every Secret Ending In Dark Souls 3

As with previous <i>Souls</i> games, there are multiple ways to end the game, even if they’re not readily apparent. If you haven’t yet touched the final …

How to find some of Dark Souls 3's best hidden weapons

Put that broken straight sword down. Let's talk. Dark Souls 3 has so much more to offer beyond it's completely capable (but oh, so drab) starting …

Catch up with the complete Dark Souls lore primer

<i>In the beginning, there were some boring dragons, and a few humanoids living underground. Fire appeared, the people took control of it, and a naked</i> …

Quantum Break Makes Light Of Piracy

I’m hearing mostly bad things about Rememdy’s Quantum Break [official site], not least of which is that the reliably unreliable Windows Store (in …

The Division’s Locations Mapped Onto Actual NYC

If you’ve been wondering how much of New York City The Division [official site] actually contains and how accurate the recreation of those areas is, …

PC Gaming

How the West gets Muslims wrong in video games

Muslim blood is cheap.<p>It’s easy to depict Muslims as the villains in video games these days. How we show Muslims in video games is slanted in a way that reflects the storytelling biases of Westerners who don’t follow Islam. And the voices and perspectives of a minority group that consists of more …

LoL player gets pentakill and Baron steal while dead

I haven't been deep into the League of Legends scene for a while now, but this clip left even me dumbfounded. LoL player Delogrand—who either prays …

The best Minecraft seeds for beautiful, amazing worlds

Here, we've rounded up the best Minecraft seeds for you. No two Minecraft runs are ever the same, which is the magic of the game. One minute you …

PC Gaming

The Division: here's an easy Division Tech farming route

A nice little path through the Dark Zone to pick up Division tech.<p>Division tech is a crafting material that can also be converted into other crafting …

New documentary takes you inside the cutthroat world of 'League of Legends' – the most popular video game in the world

In "League of Millions," it's the middle of the 2015 "League of Legends" season. World famous Team Liquid has one goal: winning the World Championship. Six-figure salaries. Grueling 18-hour days. Thrilling victories and devastating defeats. Five young men from vastly different cultures, united by a …

I Defend My Backyard With A Bottle Bazooka

You should check your local laws and regulations before firing off your own<p>I’ve always wanted my own bazooka, but my neighbors might not look upon that too favorably. So instead, I satisfied my craving with a bazookalike contraption capable of launching plastic bottles clear across my backyard. …

DIY

Decks for Magic Card Tricks That You Can Make Yourself

When I was around 12 or 13, my parents gave me a magic kit and a deck of Marshall Brodien’s TV Magic Cards (basically a rebranded “Svengali deck”) one Christmas. The TV Magic Cards were heavily advertised on TV in the late 1960s and I had learned the entire routine from the commercial by heart (“TV …

Guilt, Shame, And Quiet: Women In 'Metal Gear Solid'

<i>[Content warning: an attempted rape scene will be described and discussed.]</i><p>Everyone’s afraid of Quiet. When she arrives on Mother Base in the early parts of <i>Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain</i>, soldiers glare at her unfamiliar face, suspecting the sniper who’d tried to kill their leader shouldn’t …

Metal Gear

The Division Teasing Some Sort of Reveal for Tomorrow

What could it mean?<p>Ubisoft is teasing a reveal involving The Division coming tomorrow.<p>The company has released a PDF full of mysterious scribblings …

Ubisoft