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Star Wars 7: Possible AT-AT Spotted On Tatooine Desert Set

The All Terrain Armored Transport, better known as an AT-AT, was first seen on the snow planet of Hoth. It was then seen guarding Imperial bases on …

Animation hack in Telltale games is hilarious and terrifying

Telltale's games have gotten a little saucy, thanks to a fan-made hack that manipulates characters into moving outside of their usual range.<p>A video of the mod first appeared as part of Telltale's Fables-based episodic game, <i>The Wolf Among Us</i>. The clip features protagonist Bigby dancing without a …

Fanboys are Chemically in Love With Their Consoles

If you've ever wondered why fanboys can behave like such unbelievable jerks, as surely anyone who's ever looked at an Internet comments thread has …

Halo, Destiny composer Martin O'Donnell fired by Bungie (update)

After composing some of the most memorable songs in gaming for Bungie games including most of the <i>Halo</i> series, <i>Myth</i> and <i>Oni</i>, Martin O'Donnell tweeted tonight that he has been terminated "without cause" by Bungie's board of directors. It's not entirely common for a game soundtrack to get the album …

TOTD: Which New York Auto Show Debut Are You Most Excited For?

The New York International Auto Show officially kicks off tomorrow, but it feels like we’ve seen just about every major debut already. In the last two days alone at least six New York auto show debuts were revealed, with the 2015 Kia Sedona, 2015 Nissan Murano, and Land Rover Discovery concept …

What to Expect at the 2014 New York Auto Show

Don't tell anybody in New York that the Detroit Auto Show is supposed to be the bigger event. With a huge broadcast news presence, easy travel for international journalists, and pleasant spring weather, you could argue that the New York Auto Show is the b<p>Don't tell anybody in New York that the …

2015 BMW M4 Convertible will give the best bad hair days

BMW officially unveiled the 2015 M4 Convertible at the Javits Center in New York this morning. The droptop, which will slot in next to the M4 Coupe in BMW's performance line, offers infinitely more headroom, fresh air and sunshine for those that want a little more great outdoors and tousled hair …

Watch Alex Zanardi wring the life out of his BMW Z4 GT3

Alex Zanardi is better at life than just about everyone.<p>Alex Zanardi has a habit of making the rest of us feel unproductive. Now 47, he won two gold medals and a silver in handcycling at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. That was on top of being one of the greatest open-wheel racers of all time. …

Supercars

Amid storm, Chevrolet keeps calm, carries on

For a moment, at Chevrolet's 2014 New York auto show preview party on 15 April, embattled General Motors (GM) chief executive Mary Barra was able to get back to the work of touting the company's latest product.<p>On stage, she could crow about the blazing-fast new Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible, a …

General Motors

We watched Ford build a 2015 Mustang on the Empire State Building

Fighting snow, sleet, and the clock, Ford engineers made it happen.<p>At 12:45 am at the top of the Empire State Building, and construction commenced on Ford's marquee stunt at the New York International Auto Show: putting a hacked-up 2015 Mustang back together. The conditions couldn't have been …

Photos: 2015 Ford Mustang GT 50th Anniversary

First Look: 2015 Ford Mustang GT 50 Year Limited Edition

Here's to 50 years.<p>Ford has unveiled the 2015 Mustang GT 50 Year Limited Edition. A tribute to five decades of Mustang production, the car will be available in either Wimbledon White or Kona Blue, and Ford will only build 1,964 examples. Get it? 1964? The year Ford sold the first Mustang? That car …

Scion announces FR-S Release Series 1.0 in New York

In the market for a Scion FR-S (or Subaru BRZ), but don't want the same one your neighbor's got? Scion has good news for you. At the New York Auto Show today, the Japanese automaker has announced the availability of this FR-S Release Series 1.0.<p>As the first Release Series FR-S (the aging xB is …

Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition marks a day we never thought we'd see

Alfa Romeo has been teasing its return to the United States for <i>years</i>. Each time, it's seemingly been pushed back for one reason or another. The last time we had our Alfa fix fulfilled was when just a few hundred examples of the 8C Competizione crossed the pond late last decade. Now, though, it …

Mustang and Focus, lynchpins alike

Showgoers at the 1964 World’s Fair, held in Flushing Meadows, New York, were treated to displays of the future, taking in the pragmatic (personal computers, nuclear fusion displays) and – in hindsight – the fanciful (jet packs, colonies of humans on the moon).<p>Some 50 years later, the nameplate that …

SRT Viper TA adds Anodized Carbon Special Edition

Rare is good. Rare cars are very good. Rare Vipers are <i>extra</i> good. So what happens when you add a special edition to an already rare SRT Viper Time Attack? You get the Anodized Carbon Special Edition Viper TA.<p>SRT was already planning to offer 50 copies of the Anodized Carbon Special Editions, based …

2015 Dodge Challenger

A marriage of then and now.<p>Does this car look familiar? Of course it does, especially if you remember those thrilling days of yesteryear, 1970–’71, when the Challenger challenged the Mustang, the Camaro, the Firebird, and others in the pony-car sweepstakes with Hemi muscle and snappy styling.<p>Fast …

No More Teasing: Alfa Romeo Finally Returns To U.S.

Alfa Romeo has teased Americans with its return to the United States for years, and now, after numerous false starts, it will begin selling the 4C sports car this summer.<p>The 4C Launch Edition, unveiled Wednesday at the New York international auto show, is “just an appetizer” for the carmaker’s full …

Titanfall Lands On Xbox One And PCs

Titanfall, one of the most anticipated gaming titles for 2014, has officially landed on Xbox One.<p>Microsoft welcomed the game in an event at SXSW tonight. Given the hype surrounding Titanfall and its exclusivity to Microsoft platforms, it’s vital that Microsoft is able to market its quality and …

'Titanfall: Free the Frontier' live-action teaser is as frenetic as the game

With a blend of CG and stunt work, the teaser for the live-action <i>Titanfall: Free the Frontier</i> production based on <i>Titanfall</i> is a faithful depiction of the title's in-game action.<p>The trailer follows a Pilot through a battlefield as it dodges between the legs of two battling Titans while drop ships …