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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain review: future legend

It's fitting that one of the recurring themes of <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i> is about the loss of a part of your being. Phantom limb pain is the sensation that flesh once a part of your body can still be felt, can cause you suffering, after it's gone.<p>Series creator Hideo Kojima has been …

Sony Store drops PlayStation TV to just $19.99

The PlayStation TV has always been a bit of a head-scratcher for consumers. It’s the equivalent of a PS Vita, but with a long list of caveats. It has …

Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Engine: All the Nerdy Details

The "Voodoo" 5.2-liter V8 is a completely different animal. Here's everything you need to know.<p><i>From the September 2015 issue of Car and Driver</i><p>The new rev-happy 5.2-liter V-8 in the Mustang Shelby GT350 is one of the most compelling reasons to visit a Ford dealership in 2016. Code-named Voodoo and …

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Sea levels are rising and show no signs of stopping

Sea level rise due to warming oceans and melting ice is by now unavoidable. According to new NASA research released this week, sea levels have risen an average of almost 3 inches since 1992. At that pace, oceans will have risen by 3 feet by the end of the century — and it may get worse with …

Microsoft promises ‘unlimited free hard drive space’ via Xbox One’s extensive cloud network

Microsoft has had a less-than-stellar track record with the Xbox One so far: with somewhat fumbling PR and a host of unpopular features and policies, …

New game from 'Gears of War' creator breaks the moon

<i>LawBreakers</i> is not a post-apocalyptic shooter.<p>It is a shooter. It does star a group of Marine-like soldiers out to gun down people in the name of justice and it does take place in the future. But creator Cliff Bleszinski is adamant that this isn't a standard futuristic, kill-streak kind of game. As …

Man found to have been shedding virulent strain of polio for 30 years

Weakened form of polio from childhood immunisations lived on in subject’s gut, mutating into a strain which could cause paralysis in the unvaccinated<p>A British man with an immune deficiency has been shedding a highly virulent, mutant strain of polio virus for nearly 30 years as a result of childhood …

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A Gamer's Review Of Windows 10

Video games are my beat here at Forbes, and I’ve been tasked with discussing Windows 10 from the perspective of a gamer. I’ll note right off the bat that this does not exclusively mean “PC gamer” and I will not be doing elaborate benchmarks about how games run on Windows 10 or diving deep into …

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 / GT350R

Ford moves the muscle car to a higher order.<p>We’ve been here before. We’ve stared down the barrel of a twin-striped Mustang with more than 500 horsepower and the name of a Texas chicken farmer across its fanny. The last one, the 2013 Shelby GT500, had 662 horsepower, in fact, and was said to go over …

Randy Pitchford on Battleborn, the new genre-busting game from the makers of Borderlands

This week, I caught up with the person responsible for safely steering the <i>Battleborn</i> ship from here to its February 9th release date, Gearbox president and CEO Randy Pitchford. Despite his lofty title, Pitchford is very obviously a game designer first and foremost, and his careful study of what …

When it’s time for music, just reach for the BOTTLE

Don’t let the <i>bottle</i> in the name fool you. The boomBOTTLE+ by SCOSCHE Industries is no place for a beverage. But your ears will quickly realize it is filled with sound.<p>The boomBOTTLE, rolled out today on the SCOSCHE website, is a portable Bluetooth speaker that has the height and girth of the common …

Alleged PlayStation Network, Xbox Live cyberattackers arrested by U.K. law enforcement

<i>Updated at 2:45 p.m. with a statement from the group claiming to be Lizard Squad.</i><p>The long arm of the law is also patient and persistent — as customers of the cyberattack group Lizard Squad has just learned.<p>The United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has arrested six teenagers (via Variety) who …

2017 Ford GT Ordering Process Details

Interested in the new Ford GT? Well, better start getting your affairs in order, because you won’t merely be able to walk into your neighborhood Ford dealership and pick one up the same way you would, say, grab a new Focus. As first brought to light by <i>Road & Track</i> via Reddit, Ford will set up a …

The States With The Most Gun Laws See The Fewest Gun-Related Deaths

But there’s still little appetite to talk about more restrictions.

Dishonored Definitive Edition Review

Revenge Served Lukewarm<p>When I reviewed Dishonored back in 2012, I gave it a 9.2 ("Amazing"), concluding that:<p><i>“It's a shame that Dishonored's story</i> …

LawBreakers Gameplay Video Showcases Gears of War Creator's New FPS

The first gameplay video for LawBreakers, the new game from Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski and Boss Key studios, has been released.<p>The video shows off some of the arenas that will be available to play in the PC arena-based shooter. Additionally, a few characters and their classes from the …

PS4 or Xbox One? I finally tried a PS4 and realized which is better.

I’ve been an Xbox fan since I can remember. When Halo was released back in 2001, I saved as hard as I could to buy my own console and overstayed my welcome at friends’ houses until I had enough cash to get my own.<p>When the Xbox 360 was released a few years later, I got it immediately. I had three …

Oceans Will Rise Much More Than Predicted, NASA Says

Predictions from a few years ago already are outdated. “Sea levels are rising faster than they were 50 years ago, and it's very likely to get worse,” one scientist says.<p>Year by year, millimeter by millimeter, the seas are rising. Fed by melting glaciers and ice sheets, and swollen by thermal …

A Couple in Arizona Found a Hidden Safe Filled with Money and Rare Bourbon While Renovating Their House

A lucky young couple in Arizona made an awesome discovery while renovating their house. They stumbled upon an old safe that was filled with cash and …

Watching People Play Video Games Makes No Sense, Jimmy Kimmel Says

YouTube Gaming, a new network dedicated to video games, launched this week. Now, comedian/late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel has poked fun at the the platform's concept: watching people play video games. During last night's episode of <i>Jimmy Kimmel</i> <i>Live</i>, Kimmel talked about why he thinks it's a silly …

A First Look At Michael Fassbender In The 'Assassin's Creed' Movie

In the eternal quest to make the first high quality video game movie, many have high hopes for <i>Assassin’s Creed</i>. The film, due out in 2016, has attracted the undivided attention of Michael Fassbender for a few years now, who has been attached to star (and is a producer), and he’s stuck with the …

If you're about to buy a new 1TB PlayStation 4, don't. Here's why

The new CUH-1200 hardware update for the PlayStation 4 is only available right now in 500GB trim. And it's definitely the console update you want, …

Why we haven't discovered life on other planets - and why it hasn't discovered us (yet)

The Night Sky in September: If other planets share Earth's history of ice ages, why would aliens have found us? That, and news about this month's Blood Moon, in our monthly astronomy column<p>The Nasa image by Niccolo Bonfadini shows columns of ice driven by wind into giant towers in Finnish Lapland, …

Xbox One's Metal Gear Solid 5 "Holds Its Own" vs. PS4 Version

The Xbox One edition of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain performs at a technical standard very similar to the PlayStation 4 version, according to early tests.<p>An independent technical analysis of the game, by Digital Foundry, found that the Xbox One edition delivers on offering a native 1600x900 …

Boeing Unveils Its Anti-Drone Laser Weapon

Meanwhile, a Marine shoots down a drone with a sniper rifle<p>What’s the best way to shoot down a drone? For many in the defense industry, the solution to flying robots is as futuristic as the threat itself: lasers. Yesterday Boeing released video of its “Compact Laser Weapons System” destroying a …

Robots, drones and heart-detectors: How disaster technology is saving lives

<i>Watch "Katrina: The Storm that Never Stopped</i>" Thursday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Robots with cameras, microphones and sensors searched for victims stranded in flooded homes and on rooftops. They assessed damage and sent back images from places rescuers couldn't get.<p>It was August 31, 2005, two days …

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DARPA Wants Friendly Gremlin Drones

Just don’t give them autonomy after midnight<p>It’s no secret that modern military aircraft are really, really expensive. Fighters like the F-35B cost about $134 million apiece, which makes them both attractive targets and potential liabilities in battle. To combat the high costs of modern planes, …

PAX 2015: Rise of the Tomb Raider Captures the Spirit of Indiana Jones Incredibly

Indiana Croft.<p>In the span of a 15-minute demo, Rise of the Tomb Raider made me feel the sheer sense of wonder, excitement, and terror of one of the …

Yep, gameplay video shows Lawbreakers is a CliffyB shooter

Nexon showed off the first gameplay video from Cliff Bleszinski’s new first-person shooter game Lawbreakers.<p>In advance of the PAX Prime game fan event in Seattle, the trailer from Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions, the developer, and publisher Nexon shows off the different characters that you can …