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102-Year-Old Abandoned Ship is a Floating Forest

The SS Ayrfield is one of many decommissioned ships in the Homebush Bay, just west of Sydney, but what separates it from the other stranded vessels is the incredible foliage that adorns the rusted hull. The beautiful spectacle, also referred to as <i>The Floating Forest</i>, adds a bit of life to the area, …

EA’s ulterior motive behind killing the Online Pass

If you cheered Electronic Arts’ decision to end its three-year-old Online Pass program, I’ve got some advice: Don’t fly the victory flag quite yet.<p>I’m on record calling the Online Pass a fairly smart way to cut in on the used-game market. Inserting a one-use-only code that unlocked a chunk of a …

EA engineer says 'the Wii U is crap'

One Electronic Arts developer has taken to Twitter to sound off on the struggling Wii U. As spotted by IGN, EA senior software engineer and architect Bob Summerwill did not hold back when expressing his feelings for the platform.<p>"The Wii U is crap," Summerwill said, before deleting that tweet and …

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Video game piracy is not as high as reported, study says

A study of BitTorrent video game file-sharing revealed that piracy may not be as high as anti-piracy outlets suggest.<p>The study was held by three academics from Aalborg University, University of Waterloo and Copenhagen Business School. Research was conducted by analyzing 12.6 million users and 173 …

Actual possibility: A filtered, floating pool in the East River

No, we’re not joking. A safe swim in the East River could become a reality. Here’s how you can help raise funds for the initiative.<p>+ POOL …

EA Continues To Seek Redemption, Kills Online Pass

It’s time to give credit where credit is due. Ever since winning Consumer Reports’ Worst Company America award for the second year in a row, EA seems to be genuinely trying to listen to some of the most common consumer complaints about its brand.<p>First, they announced that the next Sims title would …

Nintendo claims ad revenue on user-generated YouTube videos

Nintendo is now claiming ad revenue on user-generated "Let's Play" videos that feature the game company's content, according to YouTube user Zack Scott who received a "content ID match claim" issued by Nintendo.<p>As a result, Let's Play videos using Nintendo content will be bookended by ads while …