Nick Jasiel

16 Added | 2 Magazines | @NickJasiel | Keep up with Nick Jasiel on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nick Jasiel”

2015 BMW M3

BMW blows it.<p>The new F80-generation M3 is drawing its share of cyber hate, mainly because of its engine configuration. Engines are (or should be) holy to a company whose name translates to “Bavarian Engine Factory,” and special powerplants should be part of what you pay for in any M car. But the …

July 2014 NPD: PS4 was No. 1 once again

Gamers are still spending most of their money on new hardware.<p>In July, U.S. consumers spent $514.3 million on new gaming hardware, software, and accessories, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. That’s up 16 percent over last year’s $443.1 million. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One once …

PlayStation and Xbox Twitch accounts compromised, offensive highlights posted

The Twitch profiles for PlayStation, Xbox and the eSports League (ESL) were compromised by a third party today who posted offensive language and other unauthorized messages to each channel's profile.<p>Highlights from previous Twitch broadcasts were posted to the PlayStation, Xbox and ESL channels …

Retro Scope: Donkey Kong 64

Everything plus the kitchen sink.<p>That phrase always comes to my mind when I think of <i>Donkey Kong 64</i>. After a trilogy of 2D platformers in the form of …

The FDA wants to use Minecraft to keep people from smoking

Minecraft has proven a useful tool for teaching life lessons. For instance, if you don't have somewhere safe to sleep at the end of the day, bad things might happen to you. Also, cave exploration can be extremely dangerous without enough light, or if you run into molten lava — which is frequently. …

The gaming industry is booming and Sony's lead is growing

Earlier this week Sony announced that it'd sold over 10 million PlayStation 4s to date, but that isn't the half of it: the company's latest gaming console is once again dominating the sales charts overall. As Sony tells it, July marks the seventh consecutive month that the PS4 outsold Microsoft's …

Assassin's Creed Unity Will Have Microtransactions

Nothing is true, money is permitted.<p>Ubisoft revealed that Assassin's Creed Unity will utilize microtransactions to help speed up gameplay.<p>It's …

7 Pebble Beach auction cars that should fetch over $10 million

Pebble Beach is effectively a clearing house for the world's highest-tier auction houses, who ply their goods among the silk-tie-and-blazer crowd. These 7 cars should command more than $10 million, and one might take in more than $50 million.

From Unu, la dolce vita minus the petrol fumes

The late fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent once expressed something that Porsche 911 owners have known for decades: while fashions fade, great style is eternal. The makers of the new Unu electric scooter apparently would agree.<p>Many electric scooter makers – IKOO, ZEV, BMW and Yamaha among them – …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Nissan GT-R and Ferrari 458 Speciale in track battle by Evo

Supercar slayer. That's what they call the Nissan GT-R. And in many ways it is, even though its price and performance over the years have risen to put it squarely in supercar territory of its own right.<p>In fact, as <i>Evo</i> magazine has been compiling a list of its fastest cars – using the Anglesey …

Pebble Beach 2014: Aston Martin reveals DP-100, Vantage GT

Aston Martin has ripped the covers off its DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo, the living version of the video game racer that now stars in the game of the same name.<p>The company also used the glamorous background of Monterey Car Week to unspool a fleet of its high-end luxury cars -- and one not-so-high-end.<p>…

Aston Martin

Jaguar, You’re Projecting: F-type Project 7 U.S.-Spec Pricing Released at Pebble Beach

We’re still reeling over Jaguar’s announcement that, yes, it will actually build the superlative-transcending F-type Project 7 sports car, but we steady ourselves for a moment to bring you breaking news! From its perch at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Jaguar has released final pricing and …

Sports Cars

Sony Plans Surprises at TGS & MGS5 on PC - IGN Daily Fix - IGN Video

Sony teases new PS4 reveals for Tokyo Game Show & Metal Gear Solid 5 coming to Steam. Plus, Microsoft talks about the future of Kinect and Rare & …

Silent Hills - Silent Hills: Playable Teaser Walkthrough (Part 02) - IGN Video

IGN shows you one of the methods for completing the final puzzle in the Playable Teaser (PT) for Silent Hills - the newest franchise installment from …