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Form Usability: The Pitfalls of Inline Accordion and Tab Designs

During our e-commerce research studies, particularly on checkout usability, we’ve found that tab-style and inline accordion form layouts can …

Sony wants to show you how PS4's online game-sharing works

When next Tuesday's 2.0 update hits for the PlayStation 4, Sony will finally turn one of the most ambitious promises it made when the console was first announced a reality. We're talking about Share Play, of course. We know: the ability to virtually hand a controller off to a pal via the internet …

Far Cry 4 showcases avalanches and gladiator combat at high altitude

Ubisoft's travelogue series for <i>Far Cry 4</i> continues with this look at its upland territory. It's got postcard-quality scenery and horrifying bloodsport.<p>It looks like a major pastime will be stabbing and machine-gunning ferocious wildlife and hapless schmucks in modern-day gladiator combat. (Check …

Nanoloop, The Amazing Game Boy Music Creation Cartridge

Recently, I was cleaning out my basement, and found an interesting bit of of video game history: one of the original Nanoloop Game Boy cartridges.<p>I …

Donkey Kong Country Games Return to Wii VC in Europe

Roughly two years ago, Nintendo removed the Donkey Kong Country games from the Wii Virtual Console service. To gamers\’ chagrin, Nintendo never even …

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Celine Dion turns 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' into an emotional journey

There are few things that could make the trailer for Marvel's next Avengers film, <i>Age of Ultron</i>, better than it already is, but Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On" does pretty well for itself.<p>The spoof, posted by Martin Revelations Films, uses the <i>Titanic</i> theme song to add in what Tony Stark's …

The top 10 games of Pitch Us in One Tweet 2014 (#5: The Deer God)

It’s a crowded, competitive market for many indie developers, so we decided to highlight some of the games that we found most interesting. The catch? The developers had to pitch their game to us in one tweet. We then picked the best pitches and wrote about their games, including the one below, an …

Shigeru Miyamoto Debuts Pikmin Animated Films at Tokyo Film Festival

Don't worry, the legendary game designer isn't quitting games.<p>Shigeru Miyamoto has unveiled his first animated short films at the Tokyo International …

Shigeru Miyamoto's Pikmin Short Films Are Beautiful

An IGN reader shares his account of the legendary game designer's latest.<p>A member of the IGN community was invited to attend the Tokyo International …

Free horror games for cheap thrills

It's almost Halloween. Which means that it's time to partake in the grand tradition of gorging on horror media — scary movies, ghost stories and most importantly, terrifying games.<p>There are a number of high profile releases to get excited about this season. <i>Alien: Isolation</i> and <i>The Evil Within</i> have …

Adobe distances itself from GamerGate gaffe

Last week, Adobe reacted to coordinated online complaints about a journalist and found itself embroiled in the GamerGate internet campaign. This week, the software giant is backing away from GamerGate.<p>When a writer with Gawker, responding to GamerGate, made a flippant joke on Twitter that "nerds …

One Hell Of A Video Game Coffee Table Book

If you have any video game coffee table books, they're probably about concept art, or maybe even cosplay. But Every Day is Play is a little …

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Razer's Leviathan rises from the deep

Never too shy to dip its toe into a new venture, Razer today announced its first speaker set.<p>The Razer Leviathan is a matched 5.1 channel surround sound bar and 5.25-inch downward firing subwoofer designed for gaming, movies and music. The device can be used wired or wirelessly with Bluetooth 4.0 …