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Legend of Zelda Weapons and Armor Now Available in MH4U

Capcom has released a free Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate DLC pack for the month of March, the most exciting aspect of which is the new Legend of Zelda-inspired Link equipment.<p>Unlike the free Mario (or Luigi) outfit and weapon for your Palico, Link's gear is something that you'll be able to equip and …

Legend of Zelda

Want to improve the reputation of gaming and gamers? This is how you start

How do we fix the reputation of video games and the people who play them?<p>The popular perception of games often makes it sound like stunted medium with a belligerent culture attached, especially compared to the fairly neutral perception of books, films, paintings and dance. Fixing that impression …

Street Parties

Vote your favorite video game into a hall of fame

Video games don't seem to be going anywhere, but the same can't be said for institutions that've wanted to enshrine them. The latest effort comes by way of the folks at The Strong, also known as The National Museum of Play. The New York-based outfit will consider basically any type of game for its …

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate: Jumping the Shark - IGN Video

IGN and Capcom team up to take down Zamtrios, one of the dangerous new creatures in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate.

Monster Hunter

Addicted to Destiny? Give Monster Hunter a shot

<i>Destiny</i> may have been last year’s biggest game launch, but it was also by far the most divisive. For everyone that got sucked in by its compulsive blend of <i>Halo</i>-style shooting with RPG levelling — count me among them — there were others that found the experience a huge letdown. Review after review …

Condemned Creator Gauging Interest in Condemned 3

"Should I explore this idea further? What say you all?"<p>Producer Jace Hall, who had a hand in creating the first-person survival horror Condemned …

Top 10

'Sword Art Online: Lost Song' Goes Airborne

The latest entry in the Sword Art Online series takes players to the sky.<p>For those unaware, Sword Art Online started out as light novels written by Reki Kawahara. In it they depict a near future where people play virtual reality massively multiplayer online role-playing games.<p>Unfortunately, players …

Anime

PAX South 2015: Why We Need Games Like Social Justice Warriors

Empathy is your greatest weapon.<p>The first thing I thought, feared even, when I saw a sign for a game called Social Justice Warriors on the PAX South …

Social Justice

This Skyrim vs. Fallout video is impressive, funny, and ultra-violent

Two video game heroes enter the ring. One survives<p>"Fallout vs Skyrim" is a YouTube video that imagines the protagonists of the two role-playing games in a battle to the death. Thought it's just a three-minute long fight scene, the vignette stands above so many video game parody videos thanks to …

The Elder Scrolls

Microsoft is 'really looking at' streaming from PC to Xbox One

Microsoft is "really looking at" enabling streaming from a Windows 10 PC to an Xbox One, Xbox head Phil Spencer said following a Windows 10 event today.<p>Earlier today, Spencer took the stage at the event to reveal a Windows 10 feature that works in the opposite way, allowing streaming Xbox One games …

This artificially intelligent Mario learns how to chase coins and navigate the Mushroom Kingdom

Anybody can make Mario, Nintendo’s world-famous little plumber, race through the Mushroom Kingdom, chasing coins. But what if Mario could do it on his own?<p>That’s the goal of the Mario A.I. Project: to develop an artificially intelligent Mario agent that becomes aware of himself and his environment, …

Artificial Intelligence

Road Warrior meets Dawn of the Dead in Australia's take on the zombie apocalypse

Zombies infest the Australian outback in this Mad-Max-meets-the-undead movie heading to theaters and video on demand next month.<p><i>Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead</i>, due out Feb. 13, tells the story of an Australian mechanic out to rescue his sister and survive the apocalypse.<p>Did I mention that the zombies …

How to install Hearthstone on Android phones after the update

<i>Update for April 14: Blizzard is officially releasing Hearthstone for mobile phones today.</i><p>The best part of Android is that you don’t have to wait for some games if you don’t want to.<p>Hearthstone is finally out on Android today, but it’s only available in the Google Play Store if you have a device …

Suikoden 2 arrives on PSN tomorrow for $9.99 (update)

<i>Suikoden 2</i>, the beloved Japanese role-playing game from Konami, will be released tomorrow, Dec. 9, as a PSone Classics title on PlayStation Network in North America, Konami announced this past weekend during PlayStation Experience.<p>The PSone Classics version of <i>Suikoden 2</i> will cost $9.99. PSone …

Gears of War's new developer is making 'massive progress'

Gears of War developer Black Tusk Studios is making "massive progress" on an unspecified project, according to a tweet from head of Xbox Phil Spencer this week.<p>In a subsequent response to a question asking, "How good does it look?" Spencer implied that the team is getting more adept with the Xbox …

A few reasons why I'm thankful for video games

Gaming has suffered a tough year of culture hate-mongers, self-serving corporations, death threat nutters, broken games and derivative designers.<p>So it's difficult to talk about gaming's sparkling orbs of goodness without sounding a tiny bit Pollyannaish.<p>Even so, this is Thanksgiving, and gaming …

5 Ways To Profit From Media Disruption

At the heart of all business disruption is opportunity. But identifying it can be tricky.<p>So a new documentary lays out five key things creative can do to optimise returns from media tech disruptors.<p>‘The Day Before Tomorrow’, made by UK-based agency The Drum (www.thedrum.com/daybeforetomorrow) …

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - ALL Intel Locations - Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - IGN Video

IGN shows you the location of every piece of collectible Intel in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. For more on Advanced Warfare, check out the full …

New Nintendo 3DS Hack Gives You Easy Access To Illegal Games

Nintendo's popular 3DS video game system may have a new piracy problem.<p>A video posted on YouTube on Friday, which you can see above, shows off a new cartridge that, when inserted into the 3DS handheld, lets you play illegally downloaded games with the touch of a button. It's called the Sky3DS, and …

Reminder: Developers will always have the freedom to create whatever they like

Discussing the design of the games we play, and everything that entails, can be tricky. I may care about things you are happy to ignore, and vice versa. But in these discussion you can find some of the best insight into the games we play. It's worth engaging.<p><i>(This story was updated on June 4, …

Here's how to find Destiny's 'Loot Cave' and plunder it for endless riches

<b>Update 2</b>: There's already a new loot cave, and it's actually easier to mine than the first.<p><b>Update:</b> All good things must come to an end. Bungie has shut down the loot cave, saying that "shooting at a black hole for hours on end isn't our dream for how Destiny is played. Our hope is that social …

Marketing, Retailers Explain Those Stupid Pre-Order Offers

It was a moment to bear witness to. <i>This</i> is how ludicrous the video game pre-order bonus had become. <i>This</i> is how low it had sunk.<p>Pre-order Assassin's …

A guided tour of the 1 KB hard drive built inside Minecraft

You see a lot of crazy stuff built in <i>Minecraft</i>. With tens of millions of copies sold, the game has spawned a closet industry of builders, hackers and tinkerers. <i>Minecraft</i> communities have reconstructed the mines of Moria. They've placed a steampunk city atop a giant tortoise. <i>Minecraft</i> is even being …

Dark Souls 2 DLC - New Boss Weapons in Curse of the Sunken King

7 Aug 2014<p>Demonstrating attacks with several of the new weapons.

The cryptic finale to The Wolf Among Us explained: The Internet's two best guesses (and one crazy one)

<i>This article contains spoilers for The Wolf Among Us.</i><p>Developer Telltale Games’ latest episodic series based on writer Bill Willingham’s Fables comic-book series wrapped up a couple of weeks ago, and the Internet is falling over itself trying to figure out what to make of its last few moments. Check …

PlayStation Side Effect: Dangerous Blood Clots, Docs Say

A New Zealand man who played eight hours of video games for four days in a row developed life-threatening blood clots so severe that doctors created a new condition: “gamer’s thrombosis.” The situation involving the 31-year-old PlayStation fan was picked as the case report of the year for 2013 by …

Medicine

How much Dark Souls 2 is too much? The trouble with DLC

Shipping DLC can be a thankless business. The extra levels or leftover content that you add long after a game’s release hit the market with little press and no critical reception, and meanwhile, the studio behind it has already moved on to its Next Big Game.<p>From Software announced that <i>Dark Souls 2</i> …

Soul Sacrifice Delta's first free update brings new quests and demons

The first update for <i>Soul Sacrifice Delta</i>, the new version of monster hunting game <i>Soul Sacrifice</i>, adds new quests, demons to tackle and costumes, Sony Computer Entertainment America producer Kumi Yuasa announced via the PlayStation Blog.<p>The game's new content is cross-over DLC from Omega Force's …

Here's Another Mind-Blowing Pixar Theory, This One From 'Toy Story 2'

Pixar<p>Jon Negroni isn't done with his Pixar theories. As it turns out, Andy, the boy Woody and Buzz Lightyear belong to in the "Toy Story" movies, has a surprising family history.<p>Remember last summer, when Pixar superfan Negroni wrote up his incredibly comprehensive report linking all of the …

Life is a video game, and this is how you win

Oliver Emberton has written a video game strategy guide for real life. It's mostly common sense: you need to eat, sleep, and manage your time wisely lest you regret it. But by recasting such wisdom for those familiar with video games, Emberton has managed to create a remarkably concise, sensical …