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Satire imagines 'FIFA 2022' video game with 'dying construction workers'

Sports gamers love to fetishize what makes a game "sim" or "#notsim" (of course it has a hashtag), and if EA Sports' FIFA series is going to lay claim to total accuracy, well, some Norwegian sketch comedians have a few suggestions for the <i>FIFA 2022 World Cup</i> edition.<p>Namely: slave-labor management! …

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Streams from Flying Lotus, Disclosure, DJ Snake and more<p>By , , , , , ,<p>There's no substitute for experiencing a skilled DJ in a killer space, mixing …

Miami Beach
Gaming Industry

Jon Stewart Is Forced To Confront His Past While Revealing The Secrets Of ‘The Daily Show’

People apparently have wanted to know a lot of the background details of <i>The Daily Show</i> here in the final stretch of Jon Stewart’s tenure as host. How are the cities chosen that appear on the ticker at the start of the show? What does Jon Stewart scribble on the blue paper before he begins every …

Jon Stewart

Ex-Daily Show Writer Wyatt Cenac Recalls "Fight" With Jon Stewart After Segment He Perceived as Racist

As <b>Jon Stewart</b> counts down the days until he bids <i>The Daily Show</i> farewell, one of his former writers and correspondents is remembering a not-so-fond …

This footage offers a rare glimpse into what cops talk about after highly charged encounters

The attention-grabbing arrest of Sandra Bland at the side of a Texas road on July 10 isn't all that is depicted in the dash-cam video released late Tuesday by the state's Department of Public Safety.<p>There's also a quieter conversation, about halfway through the 52-plus minute video (and well after …

Justice

A poem constructed entirely from verbs used in John Oliver video headlines

Creative Writing

These badass presidential portraits are the most American thing ever

Is there any more American an image than George Washington crossing the Delaware? What about George Washington fighting off a horde of zombies?<p>Maybe …

Fan Theory Could Change The Way You See STAR WARS and The Death Star

Forget Arkham Knight, one of the most disturbing Batman scenes came from a cartoon

Much has been made about the M-rating of the recently released <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i>, and how far the game is willing to go in terms of characters and moving the actual storyline of this world forward. It's a final game in many ways, and it plays for keeps.<p>But as long-time Batman fans already know, …

Comic Books

How To Build Your Own Particle Detector

Watch particles zip through your living room<p>Machines designed to reveal subatomic particles operate on huge scales. Detectors at the Large Hadron Collider weigh thousands of tons, contain millions of sensors, and record particles moving at close to the speed of light. But they don’t have to be so …

9 unforgettable moments from the Warriors' dream season

They won and had a lot of fun doing it.<p>1. The early-season statement<p>Coming into the season, the West looked wide open. The Spurs were the favorite to win it all, with the Thunder, Grizzlies and Clippers a step behind in the public's consideration. The Warriors had lost to the Clippers in the first …

Making Your First HTML5 Game With Phaser

Everybody loves classic games. How many of you remember the retro snake game from old Nokia phones? We sure do. This is why for this lesson we …

Game Development

27 Times Barney Stinson Was the Best Part of 'How I Met Your Mother'

Simply put, "How I Met Your Mother" would be nothing without Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris). From his man-whoring ways and unapologetic pick-up lines, to his quotable one-liners, impeccable taste in suits, and undying love for Robin "Sparkles" Sherbatsky, he is a legen -- wait for it -- dary …

Neil Patrick Harris

Game Development and Debugging | Visual Studio

Build high-performance 2D and 3D games in DirectX to run on a variety of devices in the Windows family, including desktops, tablets, and phones. …

Entrepreneurship

Matthew Dellavedova is getting too much credit for stopping Stephen Curry

The Cavaliers guard certainly played hard, but Stephen Curry missed countless shots he normally makes. That won't happen again.<p>There's a reason the Golden State Warriors won 67 games this season and had the league's second-most efficient offense. When you have someone like Stephen Curry on your …

Start designing Android apps and games with zero coding experience

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Android News

One of gaming's most used engines is now free

<i>Created in Unreal Engine 4</i><p>Game development is expensive. It's not a question of the tools costing too much; game engines like Unity and GameMaker Studio offer free versions, and paid versions aren't far out of reach. That's a recent development, though. When the last generation of game consoles …

Hidden Codes Discovered in Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer

Riddle me this.<p>A number of internet sleuths have spotted and cracked the secret codes hidden within the Batman: Arkham Knight "Gotham is Mine" …

Comic Books
Game Development

Video games can be good for your brain

Last year, one idea attracted a great deal of attention: PC games may be used to develop intellectual — or, more precisely, cognitive — abilities. …

Are humans getting cleverer?

<b>IQ is rising in many parts of the world. What's behind the change and does it really mean people are cleverer than their grandparents?</b><p>It is not unusual for parents to comment that their children are brainier than they are. In doing so, they hide a boastful remark about their offspring behind a …

6 Things To Consider Before Building Your Next Gaming PC

Believe it or not, the act of physically building your first PC is relatively simple. It’s the research beforehand and process of choosing your parts that can be daunting. Will X component be compatible with Y component? Is this case future proof? How large a power supply do I need? What should I …

Computer Hardware

Settlers of Catan to be made into a movie or TV show

<i>Settlers of Catan</i> was perhaps the first board game I ever played that made me think board games were cool. The goal? To rule the fictional island of Catan. In order to do this, you build roads, settlements and cities with resources like brick, wood, sheep and ore, all while hoping you don't get …

19 Reasons Why We're Thankful For Jon Stewart On "The Daily Show"

We'll need a million Moments of Zen to emotionally endure this loss.

Comedy

Composition in Level Design

(Published on: January 25th, 2015, Originally posted on former Wiki: August 17th, 2014)<p>When designing a level you’re able to freely compose your …

GDC