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The True Origins of ‘X-Men’

It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, he and star artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko had just birthed the …

Comics

The Real-Life Science Behind The Summer's Most Outrageous Sci-Fi Movies

When inhumans attack<p>Mechanized suits, alien apes, dinosaur robots -- this summer's blockbusters are brimming with scientific-sounding conceits. But is there any real science to back them up? While you watch, here's something to chew on (besides the popcorn).<p><b>DIGITAL EFFECT: AN ALIEN-BLASTING</b> …

Why Riot Games isn't showing at E3 and doesn't need to

<i>League of Legends</i> developer Riot Games doesn't have a booth at this year's E3 conference, and that's despite both having an office in the E3 hub of California and seeing enough phenomenal success this year to afford one.<p>Also strange is that while the game studio announced the release of a rebooted …

E3 Indie Obscurantism: Rhythm Puzzler 'Up, Down, Left, Right' Launches On Android

Away from the glitz and glamor (by which I mean the incredible volume and intermittent celebrity PAs) of E3, the machines of creativity continue to turn, and small, low-profile personal projects continue to appear. While the lovely and talented Forbes Games team on the ground get hands-on with the …

Me, Conan O'Brien and the PlayStation 4 Morpheus VR kit

My first appointment at E3 is interrupted by a tall man with fading red hair.<p>I'm laying on a bean bag, feet pointing at a TV screen on the ground. I have to take my headset off to look up at the man. He seems familiar. His facial expression tells me that he is keen to take his turn on the game. We …

These are the biggest PlayStation games at E3 2014

The launch window is over. The PlayStation 4 is, for now, leading the sales charts and the best way for Sony to keep driving that momentum this generation is with -- what else? -- compelling games. This year's showing at Sony's E3 booth is no different than the last: You've got your smattering of …

E3 2014: The iam8bit exhibit goes way beyond the future of video gaming | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Amanda White, left, and Jon M. Gibson are curators of the current iam8bit exhibition, “The Future of Gaming.” (Cheryl A. Guerrero / Los Angeles Times)<p>With the Electronic Entertainment Expo in town through Thursday, there’s lots of media attention focused on what’s next in video games. None of it, …

Hands-on with Disney Infinity's new Marvel characters at E3

With the fight heating up for this year's toys-to-life market Disney has just announced the new Spider-Man play set for<p><i>Disney Infinity</i> at E3. This …

E3 buzz: Sony's success, Pac-Man's return, Ubisoft's women problem

Here's a look at the big topics buzzing across the vast exhibit space on Day 2 of the three-day E3 video game industry show, being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.<p>------------<p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p><b>June 12, 9:14 a.m.:</b> In the June 12 Business section, a story about the E3 video game trade show …

Gaming

The Division: Gameplay and interview from E3 2014

OK, so <i>Tom Clancy's The Division</i> may not have had <i>the cheeriest</i> trailer at E3 (see for yourself below), but that didn't stop us from wanting to learn more. We brought game director Ryan Barnard by our studio to help us move past the bummers with the sweet release of shooting bad guys.<p>Want more? It's …

E3: PS4 gets a psychedelic love story in Entwined

While most fare at video games expo E3 is dominated by traditional genres, such as first-person shooters and race simulators, Entwined takes a refreshingly different approach.<p>With a genre-defying storyline, the game features ethereal, almost psychedelic art.<p>It is designed to be played …

E3: How No Man's Sky took on the games industry - and won

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1083000/1083956_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524677125_7faba10fd000cdc99dd0cefe61ce2d7f<p><b>The Hello Games team doesn't have a stand at E3.</b><p>No flashing lights, no pounding music, no booth babes.<p>But boy, has it stolen the show.<p>Its game, …

E3 2014: Nintendo Reveals Code Name S.T.E.A.M. for 3DS

Art style inspired by Silver Age comic books.<p>Nintendo has announced Code Name S.T.E.A.M. for 3DS, a new IP and game created by Intelligent Systems, …

E3 2014: Batman Arkham Knight preview – attack of the Batmobile

If the Arkham Knight demo shown at E3 is anything to go by, Gotham's greatest enemy may not be the Penguin, the Joker or any other sociopathic super villain. It may be Batman's car. At the rate this armoured wrecking machine is able to plough through the city, there won't be much left of the Dark …

E3 2014: The top 9 games to watch

With no new video game consoles announced during the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the talk this week has been about the myriad of gaming choices players are going to have.<p>From titles with huge blockbuster potential to independent offerings, game designers have broadened their imaginations to …

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A Bikini A Day for the Month of May

Natasha Oakley and Devin Brugman share their swim picks for the season.<p>The countdown to the first official beach weekend is on—we can almost taste the Memorial Day Weekend barbecues now. So, in honor of our prep for the start of summer, we tapped bikini babes Natasha Oakley and Devin Brugman of the …

Clothing

Genius Invention! Here's Why We No Longer Fear Wearing White Pants

While a pair of white jeans may be a spring must-have and look gorgeous when flawlessly clean, one small misstep—like spilling a few drops of your …