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J.J. Abrams Explains Why 'The Force Awakens'' Kylo Ren Turned to the Dark Side

Portrayed by Adam Driver, Kylo Ren is the primary antagonist in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” We know from the trailers that he idolizes Darth …

First Xbox One Backwards-Compatible Games Revealed - PCMag Asia

Last week on Twitter, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer revealed that the first 100 Xbox One backwards-compatible games would be revealed on November 9. And …

How to Spot All the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Cameos, From Daniel Craig to Yoda

J.J. Abrams’ sci-fi blockbuster is crammed with A-list guest spots—and you wouldn’t know it from seeing the movie.<p>The <i>Star Wars</i> movies have always …

How a refugee from Hitler's Germany became the father of the video game

"I had the misfortune of being born in a horrendous situation," Ralph Baer told the Computer History Museum, of his birth to Jewish parents in 1922 in southwestern Germany.<p>When the Nazis came to power, they threw all Jewish students out of school, forcing him to seek employment at age 14. He worked …

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Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash (for Nintendo Wii U) - PCMag UK

Mario Tennis may have unleashed the terrible Waluigi onto the world, but it's still one of the finest Mario spin-offs and arcade-sports game …

Star Wars Star John Boyega Says He Lied to J.J. Abrams

<i>The Force Awakens</i> actor John Boyega tells Jimmy Fallon that he lied to Star Wars director J.J. Abrams to save face.<p>Boyega made an appearance on the</i> …

The Mystery of What Fallout 4 Hides Underwater

Ever since <i>Fallout 4’s</i> release, inquisitive players have been obsessed with one thing: what in the world is <i>Fallout 4</i> hiding?<p>Take a look at a map of</i> …

What's Your Favorite Moment From a Game This Year?

Welcome back to GameSpot Q&A a section where we ask our staff and readers an interesting discussion question about video games. Look at this as a forum where you and others can discuss and compare your opinions of this beloved hobby of ours. Let us know what your answer is to this week's question …

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Ronda Rousey Went to See Star Wars in a Full Stormtrooper Costume

Ronda Rousey is remaking the image of nerds everywhere with her love of Pokemon and World of Warcraft and you can add <i>Star Wars</i> to her list of …

The 11 biggest questions we have after seeing 'Star Wars'

The day has finally come! "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is finally out in theaters.<p>Fans who headed out on premiere night to see the film are undoubtedly left with more questions than answers about Rey, Kylo Ren, and Luke Skywalker.<p>These are the biggest questions we have after seeing "The Force …

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Disney Decides To Be Evil Again, Re-Sends Copyright Takedown For Star Wars Figure Pic

This post on the SWAN Facebook page was hit with a copyright claim by Disney. The claim was initially retracted, but then re-sent by Disney only …

Sony Discusses What's Next for Sucker Punch, Bend Studio, More

A lot of exciting projects in the works.<p>While Sony has remained tight-lipped on what its first-party studios have been working on, Worldwide Studios …

Uncharted 4 Director Explains Dialogue Options

Nathan Drake will remember that.<p>Uncharted 4: A Thief's End director Neil Druckmann has gone into a bit more detail about the game's dialogue …

Irrational Games Hiring for Story-Driven FPS

A job description also asks for experience with semi-open or open-world games.<p>The studio formerly known as Irrational Games is apparently hiring for …

Star Wars Bits: J.J. Abrams on the Most Disturbing 'Star Wars' Scene and Kathleen Kennedy On Which Actors Will Show Up in 'Episode 8' – Page 2 of 2 – /Film

It’s no secret the 20th Century Fox had very little faith in the original 1977 <b>Star Wars</b>. The untold story, though, involves the distribution …

Is This The Nintendo NX’s Controller?

GamingBolt's Pramath Parijat does a full analysis of everything we know of the NX so far, and arrives at a final picture of what Nintendo's next …

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Does Luke Skywalker Join the Dark Side?

by Kevin Wilson<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>Since the first teasers were released for <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>, fans have noticed that Luke Skywalker is …

Meet Daisy Ridley, Heroine of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

The 23-year-old London native was plucked from obscurity to star in the biggest franchise in the world. It’s a tough task, but Daisy Ridley seems up …

The 11 Best Video Games of 2015

Entertainment<p>By Christopher Monfette Published On 12/11/2015<p>By Christopher Monfette Published On 12/11/2015<p>Video-game obsessives will look back at …

The Spectra Controller by PowerA is an epic light show for your Xbox One

While the Xbox One has been out for about two years, most players have been playing games with the same old traditional controller. If you’re tired …

Google's Chromecast Audio gets multi-room and hi-res audio features

Google is today rolling out two new features for its Chromecast Audio product. The new features let you play music in multiple rooms simultaneously and play hi-resolution audio files. Both features make the Chromecast Audio, which is basically just a $35 dongle that makes existing speakers Wi-Fi …

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'Solo' Proves That Han Solo Is Still The Most Important Star Wars Character<p>Vince Mancini on why Han Solo is the antihero that keeps Star Wars from …

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3: What Marvel Movie Fans Need to Know

by Marc N. Kleinhenz<p>– on<p>in Featured<p><b>3. The rise – again – of Hydra</b><p><b>Grant Ward</b> (Brett Dalton), one of the original members of Director Phil Coulson’s …

Star Wars Bits: Toshiro Mifune Turned Down Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader, J.J. Abrams Wants Ava DuVernay to Direct a Star Wars Movie – /Film

Welcome back to Star Wars Bits, your regular dose of <i>Star Wars</i> news that won’t quite fit anywhere else! In today’s edition:<p>The great <b>Toshiro Mifune</b> …

Blaming Lag Is The 'My Dog Ate My Homework' Of Video Games

A short story. Last night I was playing a game of league of legends and losing really, really badly. One opponent was boasting in /all chat about …

I've Found My New Favorite Mario Maker Level Designer

I’ve got no problem with make-you-want-to-scream <i>Mario</i> stages. There are plenty in <i>Super Mario Maker</i>’s community, and I’ve been playing ‘em for months! …

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I Met The Best Kind Of Heroes Of The Storm Teammate Last Night

When talking about MOBAs, gamers often focus on the toxic elements of their culture. Too rarely do we look at their opposite: the people who are just …

Dishonored Was Such A Beautiful Video Game

Cedric Peyravernay is a French artist who has worked on games like <i>Dishonored</i> (indeed, we featured some of his paintings from that game a few years …