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Watch: Eight great games that used to be very different indeed

After all that worrying over nothing about Doom (thanks, multiplayer beta), the game released last week and surprised us all with an absolutely …

Call of Duty

Stephen Colbert Parodies Kanye's “Ellen” Speech: Watch

Last night, in addition to hosting musical guests Wolf Parade, Stephen Colbert set aside some time during “The Late Show” to reflect on some important news: Kanye West's recent appearance on “Ellen.” After playing clips from Kanye's eight-minute stream-of-consciousness daytime television missive, …

Uma Thurman 'Feels Violated' After Surprise Kiss at French Charity Auction

Uma Thurman left a French charity auction Thursday feeling “violated” after an unexpected kiss from a former Fiat CEO.<p>Thurman hosted the Cannes Film …

It's been 10 years since Half-Life 2: Episode 3 was announced. Here's Gabe Newell not talking about it.

Around 2008, Valve got really tight-lipped about a sequel they told everyone was on the way<p>No, numerologists of the Interwebs, this is not confirmation of <i>Half-Life 2: Episode 3</i>. It's a compilation of interviews given and questions taken by Valve boss Gabe Newell in the decade since the infamous …

Half-Life (Video Game)

Isabelle Huppert delivers a standout performance as a woman turning the tables on her attacker in the controversial director’s electrifying and provocative comeback<p>Turn off the lights and let the horror begin. Paul Verhoeven’s new film, Elle, is an outrageous black comedy, volatile and deadly; a …

Paul Verhoeven

MIT researchers want to rid the world of traffic lights

When it comes to self-driving cars, it’s hard to say how safe it will really be to sit back, relax and let the vehicle take over your journey. While autopilot is handy when you’re on the motorway, would you feel comfortable letting your car dictate when to stop and go at an intersection?<p>Well, …

Celebrity couples who dress alike

Brad Pitt

10 Video Game Villains Who Won't Stay Dead

Werewolves Within Is Ubisoft's Hilarious New VR Game

We got a chance to test out Ubisoft's new VR game. The results were highly comical.<p>Werewolves Within is an upcoming multiplayer VR game from Ubisoft, …

New games releasing this week: October 9 - October 15

Middle-earth: Shadow of War and The Evil Within 2 headline this week.<p>The headliner this month is Middle-earth: Shadow of War. It’s the bigger, more …

Gaming

Did You Know Gaming: The Open-World Superman Game That Never Took Flight

by The_Penultimate_Spaz Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 08:03 PM<p>Oh man I am so sad... on paper it sounded like everything I wanted from a Superman game... …

Have You Played… Offline?

<i>Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.</i><p>I was a mite irked when …

4. Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel

While Army Of Two never became the megahit EA would have liked, the first two games were solid co-op shooters with likeable €“- if somewhat douchey …

Microsoft sorry for hosting ‘naughty schoolgirl’ party

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft says it was “unequivocally wrong” for hosting a party with scantily dressed female dancers during a video game developers’ …

Oblivion is 10 years old

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is 10 years old. Let that fact sink in along with the crushing sense of your own mortality.<p>On March 20, 2006, …

The Division has its own loot and Phoenix Credit cave

Well sort of. What The Division does have, is a rather handy exploit for anyone who happens to be looking for a quick score. If you’re looking to …

Black Desert Online's combat feels like a revolution for MMOs

I've lost count of how many times I've shuffled hotbars of skills and spells in persistent online fantasy worlds. What I want is my abilities …

AP FACT CHECK: Eye-popping claims about Sanders

WASHINGTON (AP) — How can it be that Bernie Sanders could stand on the side of vigilantes on the border, against the auto industry bailout, against …

Restaurant Owner Wages All-Out Yelp Assault on Customers Who Leave Bad Reviews

A Denver restaurateur has seemingly made it his life's mission to retaliate against customers who leave less-than-stellar Yelp reviews. Over the last several months Mark Neary, who owns a popular breakfast spot called Onefold, has left a series of increasingly caustic replies for Yelpers who dare …

Steve Jobs' widow tried to kill Aaron Sorkin's movie about the Apple co-founder

Critics may be praising Aaron Sorkin's "Steve Jobs" movie, but the Apple co-founder's widow tried to keep it from ever being made.<p>Laurene Powell Jobs "repeatedly tried to kill the film," according to The Wall Street Journal. She's not alone in expressing her distaste. Other former and current Apple …

War Hero Firefighter Killed by Hit-and-Run Coward

A newlywed former Marine was mowed down by a maniac driver while raising money for charity—and his nurse wife was in the ER when medics tried to save …

Donald Trump had an unusual interview on 'The View,' where he got called 'misinformed' and 'Dave'

The interview became strange at times, including when host Joy Behar called Trump "Dave."<p>"A lot of what you say, I think, is correct," Behar said, listing some of his policy positions more associated with Democrats. "Are you a Democrat really at heart, Dave? What's his name?"<p>"Donald," some of the …

Joe Biden's interview with Stephen Colbert turned emotional

Biden told the host of CBS' "The Late Show" that anyone running for the White House should be able to tell Americans that his or her whole heart, soul, energy, and passion are in the race.<p>"I'd be lying if I said that I knew I was there," Biden, whose son Beau died in May, said in the interview, …

Updated: 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' will shoot in Ireland this month

<b>CORRECTION:</b> Lucasfilm says reports that <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> would be regrouping for reshoots in Ireland this month are erroneous and that the …

Movies

Dick Cheney Protester Says Overpowering The Guy Who Grabbed Her Sign Was No Big Deal

"I was there to promote peace, not tug of war."<p>Michaela Anang, a 21-year-old intern with liberal anti-war group CodePink, says she confronted former Vice President Dick Cheney on Tuesday to counter criticism of the Iran nuclear deal with calls for peace and diplomacy. Instead, she was greeted with …

NLRB ruling on third-party employers could be a game changer for unions

Unions and other labor advocates are brainstorming strategies in the wake of a National Labor Relations Board ruling that could strengthen the hand of those at the lowest level of key industries including warehousing, construction, fast food and home healthcare.<p>The NLRB said Thursday that a Silicon …

A Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to gay couples just appealed to the Supreme Court

"If a (same-sex marriage) license is issued with Davis' name, authorization and approval, no one can unring that bell," Davis wrote in her statement to the court, says Mediaite.<p>"That searing act of validation would forever echo in her conscience."<p>Davis' office has been filmed rejecting gay couples …

YouTube as you know it is about to change dramatically

Would you pay to avoid ads on YouTube?<p>The way you experience YouTube may be dramatically different before the end of the year. According to multiple sources, the world’s largest video-sharing site is preparing to launch its two separate subscription services before the end of 2015 — Music Key, …

Jennifer Garner Returns to L.A. with Ring Off – as She Faces Difficult Next Steps with Ben Affleck

The whole family is back in town.<p>Jennifer Garner has returned home to Los Angeles after spending the summer filming <i>Miracles from Heaven</i> in …

New Apple TV to bring Wii-like controls, report says

If you've used a Nintendo Wii Remote before, you may already be familiar with navigating the next Apple TV.<p>For weeks, reports have said Apple's new …

Smart TV