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Learning to raid: in praise of WOW's finest dungeon

<i>World of Warcraft turned ten on Sunday, and all throughout this week we'll be marking the anniversary with a series of features from across</i> …

Where Were You When World Of Warcraft Started Running?

If your answer is something along the lines of "sitting in front of my computer cursing", you certainly weren't thinking Blizzard's MMORPG would make …

Alien: Isolation is the Bravest Game of 2014

Opinion: Alien: Isolation changes the game.<p>There’s a moment in Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi classic Alien where Ellen Ripley screams out “you BITCH!” …

Jurassic World trailer-teaser previews dinosaurs reborn

If there’s an upcoming movie almost guaranteed to get anybody who grew up in the 90s salivating, it’s <i>Jurassic World</i>, and so you’ll have to forgive us …

Movies

Is the PS4 and XBOX One Lifespan Set To Be Much Shorter Than Previous Consoles?

Blizzard Hopes To Churn Out World Of Warcraft Expansions Faster

Based on Blizzard’s release patterns in the past, the company tends to release expansions every two years or so. We’ve seen this happen with Diablo …

Alberta fishermen land rare fossil of never-before-seen dinosaur

Two Alberta fishermen have hooked the catch of a lifetime: a never-before-seen, mostly intact dinosaur fossil believed to be more than 80 million …

WOW: there are plenty of level-100 players already

It's been half-a-day and already there are plenty of level-100 players running around World of Warcraft.<p>A "/who 100" command on European server …

Some WoW Players Finding New Graphics Turn Old Friends Into Strangers

Over the past many months, Blizzard has been going through the painstaking process of redoing old <i>World of Warcraft</i> avatars, using graphical overhauls …

WoW: Warlords of Draenor expansion now available

The latest expansion pack in the World of Warcraft franchise has now launched and it is called Warlords of Draenor. This is the fifth expansion pack …

The silliest-looking dinosaurs

Nvidia rolling out cloud gaming for its Shield tablet and console

Plus a Lollipop update<p>When Nvidia announced the Android-based Shield console, it came with a simple promise: the experience you'd expect on a full-sized gaming machine, shrunk to a 5-inch screen and either powered by the Shield itself or streamed from a home PC. The first effort was promising but …

Everything You Need to Know About World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

<i>Warlords of Draenor</i> sounds like the sort of thing you’d find in the B-movie section of your local gas-n-shop, maybe starring Jean Claude von Damme …

GamesBeat weekly roundup: Call of Duty review, King makes money, and the Destiny blues

Welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! This time, we reviewed Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Zynga meets earnings expectations, and one of our writers (me) explains why he’s done with Destiny.<p>Also, South Park made fun of “freemium” games, and it was great.<p>You’ll find all of that more …

Unveiling the Gameplay of No Man's Sky

Space flight, trade, bounty hunting, exploration, meeting others, and much more. Today on GameSpot's The Next Big Game we examine what you'll be doing in No Man's Sky and unveil Hello Games' plans for multiplayer.

Asymmetrical first-person horror game The Flock reveals new gameplay

Dutch studio Vogelsap has revealed a new trailer for its spooky asymmetrical first-person multiplayer game The Flock in order to commemorate its new …

AMD bundles free copies of Civilization: Beyond Earth with its Radeon R9 290 graphics cards

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to tell that Nvidia’s latest graphics card promotion was designed to undermine AMD’s own “Never Settle” offer. AMD …

Supercomputers

A Single-Class, 20 Death Knight Group Just Killed WoW's Final Boss

Organised by Raegwyn, a talented veteran player and record breaker, he and 19 other players just gave <i>Mists of Pandaria</i> the proper ending by killing …

How Microsoft tackled the massive task of taking Master Chief to Xbox One (interview)

Halo games have sold more than 60 million copies since the series debut 13 years ago. And Microsoft knows that every one of the fans who have played Halo has different tastes. They all have their favorite moments, and highlighting those moments is one of the more difficult parts of creating Halo: …

PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One: Which is better?

Back in the deepest mists of antiquity, when video games came on cartridges and multiplayer gaming meant you and your friends battling for supremacy …

DNA from 37,000-year-old human hints at early European history

10 Awesome Indie Games of PAX Australia 2014

10 indies from Down Under to get on your radar.<p>This year’s PAX Australia was much bigger and bolder than last year’s, filling out Melbourne’s …

Ubisoft's upcoming PC games have been pulled from Steam

The Windows PC versions of Ubisoft's <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i>, <i>The Crew</i> and <i>Far Cry 4</i> are no longer being sold through Valve's Steam distribution service. Other Ubisoft-published titles that have already been released, however, remain on the store.<p>PCGamesN reported earlier today that the trio of …

What Will Blizzard Reveal at Blizzcon 2014?

Blizzard is a company with franchises so big, they're able to have their own convention: Blizzcon. While everyone has to hustle for attention at E3, Blizzard bides its time for November and releases updates to all their big series. But what are the big announcements going to be this year?<p>Some of …

Why I'm done with Destiny

I want out.<p>I was playing a lot of Destiny, the online multiplayer sci-fi shooter that came out in September for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. Sure, it had its immediate problems (lame story, uninspiring missions), but I really enjoyed fighting endless waves of weird aliens …

A Skull Found In Madagascar Solves A Longstanding Mystery About Evolution

It belongs to a primitive mammal that lived on the supercontinent Gondwana millions of years ago.

Birds (and dinosaurs) have a thing or two to teach running robots

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Robots often draw their forms from nature. When building machines that are designed to run, researchers have in the past looked …

Living Fossils: Prehistoric Species Still Among Us

Creatures we thought were long gone, creatures from millions of years ago, have been discovered alive and well, living among us. These living fossils …

Did Mammals Sleep Through Dino Extinction?

A shrewlike creature in Madagascar that can hibernate for at least nine months of the year without waking may help reveal how mammals survived the …

The weird walk of a bizarre dinosaur

Computer animation of bizarre-looking dinosaur with unusually large forearms and features that seem cobbled together from other dinosaurs.<p>For half a …