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This recreation of 'Super Mario 64' in 'Minecraft' will blow your mind

Ever wonder what the main castle from Nintendo 64 gaming classic "Super Mario 64" would look like if it were lovingly re-created in the latest version of "Minecraft?"<p>Two fellows who play "Minecraft" teamed up to take on the challenge:<p>The results are <i>stunning</i>.

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Fallout Shelter Gets Thanksgiving Update, See the New Content Here

Bethesda's popular mobile game Fallout Shelter has received a Thanksgiving-themed update.<p>A tweet from the Fallout Twitter account shared the image above, which shows that a variety of festive items, including turkeys and pilgrim attire, have been added to Fallout Shelter. People on Reddit are also …

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New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

NFL Voluntarily Ends Tax-Exempt Status

The National Football League announced Tuesday that it is eliminating its tax-exempt status, a major source of contention for lawmakers and other critics of the league.<p>The change will strip with NFL's office and management council of its tax-exempt status, a decision made after the league's finance …

Big PS4/PS3/Vita Sale Discounts Metal Gear Solid, Resident Evil, Dead Rising

A major new sale to celebrate Golden Week in Japan has kicked off on the North American PlayStation Store, discounting dozens of games for PS4, PS3, Vita, and PSP.<p>More than 100 games in all are on sale, including those from major franchises like Resident Evil ($3 for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 …

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Confirmed For Dedicated Servers on PC

The PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops III will get dedicated servers, developer Treyarch has confirmed. Posting on Twitter, Treyarch director of development Cesar ‘pcdev' Stastny said that the PC version of the game will "use 100% dedicated servers for all ranked matches."<p>This should come as …

What could kill Obamacare

Republicans have tried to kill Obamacare more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court couldactually do it with a single ruling.<p>Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Obamacare enrollees can keep their subsidies.<p>A ruling against the Obama administration could send Obamacare into a death …

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Sony: We Fully Believe in Free-To-Play

Today during a 2015 Game Developers Conference presentation, Sony's Sarah Thompson spoke about the rise of free-to-play gaming on PlayStation 4. In short, she said Sony has seen impressive growth in this area, so much so that the model could be a key component of the company's digital business …

LAPD shooting victim believed to be convicted bank robber

As protests over the police shooting of a homeless man in Los Angeles continue, new information on the 39-year-old victim has begun to emerge.<p>The man …

Skyrim PC Update Brings Welcome Mod Improvements

Bethesda has announced the details of a new update for the PC version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. This update is centered around the game's mod support, and more specifically, addressing some old Steam Workshop quirks.<p>The changes are few in number, but Skyrim mod users will be pleased. First, …

Homeless man attacked transient before police shot him

An enhanced version of a video recording of L.A. police officers fatally shooting a homeless man on skid row Sunday appears to show the man's hand reaching in the direction of an officer's waistband.<p>A Times review of the video shows the officer quickly pulling away at that moment. Then, three of …

Destiny File Troll Comes Forward, Confesses Trail of Deletions

A 17-year-old griefer who deletes other people's data on Destiny and Grand Theft Auto V, operating under the guise of his friend's PSN account, has made an unapologetic confession after being discovered.<p>The teen, given the alias "Chris", confirmed on Tuesday that he was the culprit of a spate of …

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Destiny Maintenance Tomorrow Won't Affect Gameplay

Bungie.net and Destiny will be offline for a few hours tomorrow for maintenance, Bungie has announced on Twitter. The maintenance being carried out will be server-side and gameplay will not be affected.<p>Bungie also confirmed that update 1.1.1 will still be implemented this month. The patch will …

'The Walking Dead' Season 5, Episode 11 Review: She's Going 'The Distance'

<i>Spoilers through Season 5 of ‘The Walking Dead’ follow.</i><p>Rick is paranoid. That much we can gather from Sunday night’s episode of <i>The Walking Dead</i>.<p>It’s not like he shouldn’t be, either. A healthy dose of paranoia keeps smart people alive in this world.<p>The last time the survivors tried to join a new …

Super Bowl Predictions 2015: Final Score and MVP Pick for Patriots vs. Seahawks

The mark of a great Super Bowl is when it's impossible to make a definitive prediction. This year's showdown between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks has the makings of a classic, with two of the great chess masters in Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll matching wits for the right to be …

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Sam Shields: 'It was a catch'

IRVING, Texas -- Picking up Dallas Cowboys' pieces from four days at the Pro Bowl in Phoenix:<p><b>Reliving the catch:</b> Dez Bryant pulled out of the Pro …

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NFL says Deflategate investigation ongoing, no ruling imminent

The NFL's initial Deflategate investigation found that the New England Patriots played the first half of last week's AFC Championship Game with underinflated footballs, but that that balls were properly inflated for the second half of the game, the league said in a statement released Friday.<p>The …

1. Toyota Tacoma

The valuation experts at <i>Kelley Blue Book</i> predict the compact Tacoma pickup truck will hold onto its value best among all 2015 vehicles, retaining 60.4 percent of its original MSRP over a five-year ownership period.

'No Man's Sky' Packed With Activities -- Space Combat, Trading, Mining, Even Terraforming

As a recent Elite: Dangerous fan and general space game enthusiast, I’ve been cautiously optimistic about No Man’s Sky since its admittedly stunning debut. No, it wasn’t the breathtaking procedurally generated planets that left me leery, and it certainly wasn’t the hypnotic soundtrack from …

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What Parents Need To Know About 'Destiny'

As Destiny is released on Xbox and PlayStation here’s everything parents need to know about the game. What’s all the excitement about and what to watch out for.<p>Of course it will be some time before we really know what Destiny is. Sure, we know about its nuts and bolts along with the heavily …

This video shows there's no stopping Tiny Titan, Madden's greatest mistake

All that's left for the "Tiny Titan" Christian Kirksey — aka Madden's Littlest Biggest Mistake — is an ESPN 30-for-30 documentary, which EA Sports' latest trailer on his phenomenon attempts to capture.<p>Kirksey, who makes his NFL debut today, isn't even a (Tennessee) Titan. He's a Cleveland Brown, …

Missing features leave NHL 15 shorthanded and hockey fans fuming

Sports video games often subtract, contract and consolidate some features from year to year, rankling a few diehards in the name of making the game easier to play and understand for more newcomers. But that's not what hockey fans are seeing in the latest edition of EA Sports' NHL series. When it …

August Auto Sales Could Barely Top A Big Month A Year Ago

Forecasters expect August auto sales within a percentage point of the same month last year – a not-bad outcome, but not exactly gangbusters for U.S. auto sales.<p>Several analysts said they expect the Chrysler Group to continue to outpace the rest of the market, especially the Jeep brand.<p>Through July, …

Evolve gears up for another alpha test

For those who missed the limited alpha test of <i>Evolve</i> on PC back in July, developer Turtle Rock says another is coming, and invitations for it will be given out soon over the title's social media channels.<p>Visitors to the 2K Games booth at PAX Prime this weekend have gotten the opportunity to …

PAX 2014: Mortal Kombat X’s Gross Fatalities Will Make You Squirm

Get ready for new moves, new fighting styles, and more gore than ever before.<p>I don’t consider myself the squeamish type, yet I couldn’t help but …

The Hidden History of Far Cry 3

“What if you have a game that’s so sweet, it’s like getting an overdose on drugs?”<p>“I said everything I wanted to say about shooters with Far Cry …

Assassin's Creed Memories is available for iOS now

<i>Assassin's Creed Memories</i>, a free-to-play mobile spin-off title from Ubisoft's Assassin Creed series focusing on card battles, is available for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch today via the App Store.<p><i>Assassin's Creed Memories</i> explores Renaissance Italy and Colonial America and adds new periods such as …

Sega to tentatively pay out $1.25M in Aliens suit while Gearbox fights on

Sega of America will pay out $1.25 million to settle a class-action suit brought against it and Gearbox Software that claimed the two companies falsely advertised <i>Aliens: Colonial Marines</i> by using faked demos of the game at E3 and other trade shows, under a settlement plan filed with the court today.<p>…

'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Multiplayer Revealed

<i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> promises big changes to Activision’s yearly franchise, and nowhere is this more apparent than the game’s multiplayer mode.<p>The new exoskeleton adds numerous new movement options, including boost jump, dodge, slide, and slam. The first truly futuristic <i>Call of Duty</i> …