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R.I.P. Ralph Baer, inventor of the first home video game console

As reported by <i>Gamasutra</i>, pioneering inventor and influential video game designer Ralph Baer has died. He was 92.<p>Often dubbed “The Father Of Video …

Microsoft Is Losing Xbox One Momentum Due To 343's 'Halo: Master Chief Collection' Misdeeds

Earlier this month, I wrote a piece saying that there was a never better time to buy an Xbox One than now. That was in the wake of Microsoft announcing a price cut of many of their most popular bundles from $400 down to $350, which, factoring the cost of a game you’d buy anyway, made the effective …

Far Cry 4 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, PS3, 360) review: Taking open-world games to dizzy new heights - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Far Cry 4 offers an amazing environment to traverse and explore. It features ultra-satisfying first-person-shooter gameplay along with new vehicles and equipment. And yes, you can ride elephants.<p><b>The Bad</b> The main character is underwhelming and it has a nearly identical game structure to Far …

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare review: calculated risk

Advanced Warfare's big changes revolve around the new exo suit<p><i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> developer Sledgehammer Games has the unappealing responsibility of cleaning up someone else's mess.<p>Last year's <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> was a low point for the series coming off its most successful game ever. …

Robin Williams Will Be Memorialized In ‘World Of Warcraft,’ One Of His Favorite Games

In the case of Robin Williams, thousands of fans quickly responded to a petition asking game developer Activision-Blizzard to insert the late comedian into one of his favorite video games, "World of Warcraft."<p>In less than 16 hours, organizer Jacob Holgate found 10,000-plus fans to sign his …

Yes, Bungie Killed Your 'Destiny' Beta Characters

To follow up on a piece I wrote a little while back, “Why Destiny Beta Progress Shouldn’t Be Saved,” it turns out Bungie agrees, though I’m sure if for the same reasons.<p>In a blog post this past weekend, Bungie announced that no, your characters are dead, your stash is empty, and it’s going to be a …

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Over the years, free software has seen at least a dozen projects to implement speech recognition. However, even the most advanced of these projects, …

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft $10,000 tournament winner accused of cheating

The winner of a $10,000 Hearthstone tournament faces accusations of cheating, but the tournament organizers decided not to take action.<p>It all happened yesterday, when Radu “RDU” Dima beat Jason “Amaz” Chan in the final round of the DreamHack tournament in Jönköping, Sweden. However, Reddit users …

Out at midnight: Hack, Slash, Loot is a deep but accessible roguelike that's perfect for your coffee break

<i>Hack, Slash, Loot</i> made a fair ol' splash on PC back in 2012. Tonight, however, it'll finally be available on iPad and Android tablets.<p>That's …

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Do MUD’s and ASCII Graphics Provoke Insanity Part II

It is May and outside the sky is so dark that if someone told me that Shenron was being summoned I might believe them. To me at least I find it …

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How One Video Game Became a Million-Dollar Professional Sport

Last October, the Staples Center was filled with hundreds of thousands of passionate fans, though not the type you would expect in the storied sports …

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Oculus VR's John Carmack sees bright future in Facebook deal

When Facebook said it would buy Oculus VR, many eyes turned to Oculus CTO John Carmack. Would <i>Quake</i>'s co-creator be happy with the deal when Facebook sees virtual reality gaming as just the beginning? Thankfully, it looks like he's staying put. In a response to jitters about the acquisition, Carmack …

Battery Widget Reborn 2017

Stylish battery widget with advanced functionality. Material theme design perfectly matches Android 4.x.<p>For full info about the app please visit …

Blizzard releases first-ever Warcraft infographic

World of Warcraft. It's an enigma. It's not only the biggest MMORPG in the world, it has consistently kept a massive player base for more than nine …