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Bandai Desperately Wants You to Think These Dragonball Z Figures Are Lego

Well, to the point that they don’t get an angry letter from the Lego Group asking them what the hell they think they’re doing, that is. But this new …

Player beats Crota's End raid in Destiny using Rock Band drum kit

When they're not beating the King's Fall raid in just over an hour, Destiny players are coming up with other inventive ways to beat missions in …

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PlayStation Network's top add-ons dominated by Destiny microtransactions

Destiny's microtransactions have proven to be quite popular among PlayStation gamers, as three of PlayStation Network's top five add-ons are packs of …

Live to fight another day with this Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 zombie survival guide

Amidst <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 3′</i>s cinematic single-player campaign and addictive-as-ever multiplayer is none other than the franchise’s signature …

Surviving Zombies in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

Morg City is a weird place. There are tentacular monsters, bulbous glowing plants, and sacrificial altars. Also, Jeff Goldblum is a practicing magician.<p>Despite the oddities at play here, Call of Duty: Black Ops III continues Treyarch's survival horror spin-offs with Shadows of Evil, the newest …

10 tips and tricks that will help you win 'Clash of Clans'

By combining multi-player and strategy game play, "Clash of Clans" is a compelling, lengthy game. Most players at the top level spent over two years getting there. It can, at times, be frustrating.<p>Some players spend countless sums of money on the game — up to $1 million (£648,000), allegedly— but …

Destiny Microtransaction Pricing Revealed, Here's What Emotes Cost

Today's major Destiny update added microtransactions to the game for the very first time. We've now visited the in-game Eververse Trading Company store and can confirm pricing details for the brand Silver currency and the various emotes you can buy.<p>Everyone gets 400 Silver to start, which is enough …

Wii U emulator (almost) runs 'Mario Kart 8' on your PC

Want a Wii U but don't want to own Nintendo's latest console? That's sort of possible now. I emphasize the "sort of" because the recently released Cemu emulator is almost entirely broken at this point. There isn't proper gamepad support, there's absolutely no audio and the game video stutters and …

Bungie Addresses Destiny Microtransaction Concerns

Destiny's new microtransactions are currently limited to emotes only. Though Bungie may one day expand the offerings, don't expect to be able to buy items that buff drop rates for the new King's Fall raid.<p>Writing on Twitter, The Taken King creative director Luke Smith said, "We aren't (nor are we …

Nintendo's First Smartphone Game Will Be Announced "Soon"

The first of Nintendo's new smartphone games that it's making in collaboration with DeNA will be announced "soon." That's according to DeNA West CEO Shintaro Asako, who teased this week at the GamesBeat 2015 conference that fans don't have to wait much longer, though he didn't share any other …

3 Reasons You're Not Ripped

Shutterstock<p>You almost never eat French fries or donuts or Dairy Queen Blizzards, and pizza is only for cheat days, so you’ve ruled out a crappy …

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I don't care if Star Wars Battlefront is good

<i>Pacific Rim</i> isn't a very good movie.<p>I've seen it around eight times now, with and without my kids. The pacing is horrible. The protagonist is a sodden bore. There are entire subplots that make very little sense, and the scientist characters are actively painful.<p><i>Pacific Rim</i> is also one of my …

The Superhero Diet Spectrum | Valet.

Hugh Jackman's dedication to fitness and diet is legendary and to get into top mutant-level shape, he worked with his trainer David Kingsbury to …

Fitness

Destiny's obsessed players spent three weeks looking for a gun that didn't exist (yet)

Some players get obsessed with the wrong thing<p>Last week, players found a gun in <i>Destiny</i> called the Sleeper Simulant. The Simulant is a heavy fusion rifle, a weapon archetype that has never appeared in the game before. It shoots a laser beam that bounces off of walls and deals damage to any enemies …

DNA detectives win Nobel Prize for cancer cure breakthrough

British based Tomas Lindahl was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for discovering that DNA must be able to repair itself when damaged<p>Scientists who discovered how cells repair damaged DNA, a breakthrough which could lead to a cure for cancer, have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry.<p>Sweden’s …

How a one night stand in the Ice Age affects us all today

Over the past half decade, ancient DNA research has revealed some surprising aspects to our evolutionary history during the past 50,000 years.<p>Perhaps …

Homosexuality ‘may be triggered by environment after birth'

Homosexuality may be triggered by environmental factors during childhood after scientists found that genetic changes which happen after birth can determine whether a man is straight or gay.<p>The finding is highly controversial because it suggests that some men are not born gay, but are turned …

Scientists find DNA differences between gay men and their straight twin brothers

For men, new research suggests that clues to sexual orientation may lie not just in the genes, but in the spaces between the DNA, where molecular marks instruct genes when to turn on and off and how strongly to express themselves.<p>On Thursday, UCLA molecular biologist Tuck C. Ngun reported that in …

Are these the 10 worst board games of all time?

From the familiar to the out-there, these are the board games our readers suggest you never, ever waste your time playing no matter how rainy it gets<p>Are we utterly wrong? Let us know your suggestions in the comments<p>As the summer came to an end, we asked you for your favourite ever board games, and …

New Nike Ad Celebrates Marathon Runners Who Come In Last

Just finish it.<p>Nike's new "Last" ad celebrates the power of finishing of what you start.<p>In this case, it's a marathon. But it could apply to many of life's endeavors (especially if it involves buying Nike gear).<p>In the spot below, stragglers shuffle through the end of a race until one exhausted …

The One Body Part You’re Not Stretching (But Should Be)

As a runner, I have a stash of foam rollers and lacrosse balls everywhere— at home, under my desk, in my purse. I constantly feel the need to …

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9 Ways to Burn More Fat When You Run

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Can a 50-Year-Old Run a 4:20 Mile?

Sean Wade will attempt the feat when he hits his milestone birthday in February.<p><b>Athlete</b>: Sean Wade<p><b>Age:</b> 49<p><b>Residence:</b> Houston, TX<p><b>Career</b>: Coaching<p><b>Family</b>: Single, one son<p><b>Lifetime PRs:</b><p><b>Mile</b>: 4:02 (1991)<p><b>3,000-meter steeplechase</b>: 8:35 (1990)<p><b>Half-marathon</b>: 1:03:30 (1995)<p><b>Marathon</b>: 2:10:59 (1996)<p><b>PRs 40 and up:</b><p>…

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EA calls in yet another mode for Star Wars Battlefront called Drop Zone Mode

EA and DICE have been on a furious path for revealing new game modes for Star Wars Battlefront and with the game's launch only a few months away, the …