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The Division April Update: Details on Trading, Incursions, and Gear Sets

The Division developer Massive Entertainment today detailed the big, free update coming to the game in April, which introduces its first Incursion.<p>Called Falcon Lost, this is an end-game mission that represents the first Incursion--basically, The Division's take on raids. It's a high-end task that …

Fallout 4 Secret Room Has Every Item, Here's How to Get In

A secret room inside of Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG Fallout 4 has been discovered. The room, accessible in the game's PC version, apparently features every item in the game, including all weapons, armor, and more. YouTube channel Tyrannicon (via <i>Game Informer</i>) has an overview of what you'll find.<p>…

The Elder Scrolls

How to Play Star Wars Battlefront Before It Launches

Star Wars Battlefront is slated to arrive on November 17, but you don't have to wait until then to play the much-anticipated sci-fi shooter. Xbox One owners with an EA Access membership can start playing on November 12, and a day later, Walmart stores across the United States will let shoppers play …

Star Wars

Men Arrested for Alleged Threats Against Pokemon Event Plead Not Guilty to Gun Charges

The two men arrested in August for allegedly making threats against the Pokemon World Championships in Boston appeared in court today. According to CBS Boston, the men, who police say traveled from Iowa to the event with automatic rifles in their car, pleaded not guilty to weapon charges and were …

Crime

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

Former Dead Island 2 Dev Says Losing Project Was a "Catastrophic" Blow

Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager is no longer working on zombie game Dead Island 2 after the company's vision for the title "fell out of alignment" with publisher Deep Silver's. Now, Yager managing director Timo Ullmann has commented on what effect that move had on the Germany-based …

Gaming Industry

Xbox One Elite Controller tips: Getting the most from shooters, racers, and action games

If you’re going to spend $150 on a gamepad, you’re going to want to use it for everything you play. Well, it turns out that the Xbox One Elite Controller has the versatility to deliver great results almost no matter what game you boot up.<p>We’ve already reviewed the Xbox One Elite Controller, but now …

How The Division's Weather Affects You and Enemies

Things like the current time and weather are not merely cosmetic differences in The Division, the game's developers have revealed.<p>These conditions can have tangible effects on gameplay, some of which were detailed in a new developer blog. According to senior game designer Fredrik Thylander, storms …

Weather

Netflix gets the rights to stream the new Star Wars movie — in Canada

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said that the streaming service has been in ongoing discussions to get "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" onto its service, but as it stands, Starz has the rights in most locations.<p>That could be set to change, as these discussions seem to have already borne fruit in one …

Star Wars

Netflix will stream the new ‘Star Wars’ movie, but you’ll probably have to steal it

We’re still nearly two months away from the release of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, but fans are already trying to figure out how soon they’re going …

Enjoy all the trailers from PlayStation's Paris Games Week event

Sony had plenty of titles to show off at its inaugural Paris Games Week press conference today, from <i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i> to <i>No Man's Sky</i>, <i>Dreams</i> and <i>Gravity Rush 2</i>. It showed off some new games, including <i>Gran Turismo Sport</i>, <i>Vector</i> (made in collaboration with the musician Avicii), Housemarque's</i> …

Fallout 4 Leak Reveals Xbox One Control Scheme, New Abilities - Report

With under two weeks to go before Fallout 4's release, the RPG's manual has reportedly been uploaded to the Xbox SmartGlass app, revealing the game's default control scheme, new abilities, and more.<p>As detailed through images on Imgur (via wccftech and GameZone), Fallout 4's Xbox One controls …

Xbox

Battleborn is more than a Borderlands MOBA

Geoff is having a bad day. The giant arachnoid’s disconcertingly upbeat boss won’t stop berating him over the shared comms system, and worse still, a squad of five vastly different heroes has infiltrated his snowy mountain fortress and are currently beating the crap of out him with everything from …

Metal Gear

Crysis Dev Reveals New VR Game With Dinosaurs, Watch First Trailer

Crysis and Ryse: Son of Rome developer Crytek has announced its next game, but it might not be what you expect. Today during Sony's Paris Games Week briefing, Crytek co-founder Cevat Yerli announced Robinson: The Journey, a virtual reality game that will debut first on PlayStation VR. Watch a …

Virtual Reality

There’s a Mystery Machine That Sculpts the Human Genome

Geneticists can’t see this machine, but they can see its works—and they say it might be the key to reshaping the genome.<p>Genomes are so regularly represented as strings of letters—As, Gs, Cs, and Ts—that it’s easy to forget that they aren’t just abstract collections of data. They exist in three …