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No Man's Sky is so big, the developers built space probes to explore it for them

There's a robot that lives inside <i>No Man's Sky</i> that nobody outside of the development team may ever see, because its entire purpose is to fly to each of the game's 18 quintillion worlds, take short videos and document its interstellar travels as a series of animated GIFs.<p>Developer Hello Games built …

Will Microsoft's Windows 10 Win With PC Gamers?

After attending Microsoft’s Windows 10 event in Redmond last month, I’ve written a bit about Microsoft’s Windows 10; for consumers, enterprises and on the Surface Hub and HoloLens. Now it’s time to talk about gamers. To this day, Microsoft still internally struggles at the corporate level in what …

How to die the right way in Darkest Dungeon: 5 tips from the game's designer

<i>Darkest Dungeon</i> is challenging and unforgiving by design. Bad things happen to good heroes; the game is about making the most of a tough situation while attempting to accomplish the goals whatever the cost.<p>However, this also sets the stage for truly heroic moments. Without risk and fear, can there …

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Dark blue corner of Tregare Street and... (C) Jaggery

taken 3 years ago, near to Newport/Casnewydd, Great Britain<p>Image classification(about): Geograph

Two ponies with rugs (C) Peter Barr

taken 3 years ago, near to Bakewell, Derbyshire, Great Britain<p>Image classification(about): Supplemental image

TQ3183 : Colourful Cabana

taken 4 years ago, near to Finsbury, Islington, Great Britain

22 Food Reasons New England Is Winning At Life

<i>Are you a Patriots fan? Send this to your friends who are rooting for the Seahawks, and then read about how Seattle food could give New England food a run for its money.</i><p>It's time to take stock of the great region of New England and celebrate everything it gets right in life, like its food. For …

Cooking Off the Cuff: Squash Risotto Bisected

I'd cut the neck of a butternut squash into discs and its belly into wedges, and I'd roasted it all with butter and salt. I thought I might puree some of it and make gnocchi or might turn chunks of it into a squash risotto. Then Jackie came into the kitchen and ate a piece of the roasted squash, …

'World of Warcraft' is getting a selfie camera -- don't tell Leeroy Jenkins

Okay, so at last count <i>World of Warcraft</i> had a <i>Pokémon</i> clone built into it, an in-game web browser of sorts and even a tribute to the late Robin Williams. Now it has another way to distract you as the epic battle between the Horde and Alliance rages on in the background: selfies. Naturally. As our …

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Want to make toxic League of Legends players more pleasant? Limit their chat

Riot Games is committed to making <i>League of Legends</i> as pleasant for new and struggling players as it possibly can, and it's not exactly an altruistic goal: The more people sign up and play, the more people there are to buy content and expand the success of what is arguably the most popular game in …

State Senate will require two-thirds approval for new taxes

OLYMPIA – On the first day of the state’s 2015 legislative session, the battle over whether lawmakers should raise new tax revenue took on a new …

'Dying Light' Promises No Review Embargoes, Delivers No Review Copies [Updated]

[<b>Update</b>: Reports are coming in that review codes have now been issued to many members of the press. That leaves ~12 hours or so for reviewers to form opinions before launch, meaning that coverage either has to be first impressions pieces that will likely duplicate discussion of preview builds, or …

The Elder Scrolls Online Is Ditching Subscriptions

<i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> will get a little cheaper this year, with Bethesda removing the subscription fee in preparation for the console release on …

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Heroes of the Storm Founder's Pack Now Available

Get into the closed beta right away.<p>Blizzard has revealed a Heroes of the Storm Founder's Pack is now available for purchase.<p>The Founder's Pack costs …

Evo 2015 Lineup Includes Tekken 7 on Arcade

Evo 2015 will be the first global Tekken 7 event.<p>Evolution Championship Series organizer Joey "Mr Wizard" Cuellar took to a Twitch TV stream today to …

Robotoki Closes, Human Element Put on Hold

"On hiatus."<p>Robert Bowling's studio, Robtoki, has been closed, and its first project is now on hiatus.<p>"This week we have ceased operations at …

Saints Row: Gat out of Hell review: shout at the devil

In Gat Out of Hell, the joke feels like it's on us<p>Since the release of its comparatively down-the-middle first entry, Saints Row has thrived by taking itself progressively less seriously. In <i>Saints Row IV</i> alone, it blew up Earth, transformed into a 16-bit brawler and made its lead the first …

Nemesis draft is coming to League of Legends

<i>League of Legends</i>' public beta is getting a new draft pick mode that lets players choose the champions played by the enemy team, Riot Games announced in the official forums.<p>The Nemesis Draft, as it's called, is <i>League</i>'s first featured game mode for the year for the Summoner's Rift map. In it, each …

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DriveClub rolls out five free tracks this week

Five new tracks are coming to the PS4-exclusive racer <i>DriveClub</i> tomorrow, and Evolution Studios has been rolling out previews of them one-by-one on the game's official Facebook page.<p>The tracks are all located in Japan in the game: Nakasendo, Lake Shoji, Asagiri Highlands, Takahagi Hills and, just …

Xbox One Was The Best-Selling Console In November And December

The Xbox One was the best-selling video game console throughout the holidays according to NPD data.<p>According to Microsoft, average weekly sales for the Xbox One outpaced the Xbox 360 by 50% during the same period in the previous-gen system’s lifecycle.<p>After a year of falling behind Sony’s PS4, Xbox …

Destiny players need to drop everything: The game's best weapon is up for grabs

If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, even casually, you need to drop whatever the heck else you're doing and grind for 17 Strange Coins. Xur has Ice Breaker this week, which is one of the best weapons in the game.<p>"For raids, you will always want to have either the Ice Breaker sniper rifle or the Gjallarhorn …

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UK hacker arrested over Xbox Live and PSN attacks

An 18-year-old man from Southport has been arrested as part of a police investigation into the attacks on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network over …

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Console sales up dramatically in 2014 as Xbox One finishes strongly

Console fanboys, get ready to gloat -- or mope. Actually, (nearly) everybody can be cheered by the latest data from NPD, which showed console sales up a cool 20 percent from last year to to over $5 billion. Leading the final charge was Microsoft's Xbox One, which topped the charts in December for …

Man held over 'Lizard Squad' cyber-attacks on PSN and Xbox Live

Police arrest 18-year-old on suspicion of computer hacking, threats to kill and ‘swatting’ - a prank that sees armed police called to an address<p>Police have arrested an 18-year-old man over involvement in the cyber-attacks on Sony’s PlayStation Network and Microsoft’s Xbox Live gaming services over …

World of Warcraft May Soon Have a Free Veteran Edition

With restrictions, of course.<p>World of Warcraft may soon be adding a new free-to-play option, according to datamined files.<p>MMO-Champion has discovered …

Evolve creator responds to DLC complaints: bundles are 'options, nothing more'

Upcoming multiplayer game <i>Evolve</i> is set to receive a slew of downloadable content, but players will still be able to play competitively even without making any purchases, Turtle Rock Studios co-founder Phil Robb said via the developer's forums.<p>Robb's post is a response to complaints lobbied at the …

The Paradox of 'Evolve,' The $60 Free-To-Play Game

Ahead of its February launch, 2K’s 4v1 co-op shooter Evolve is running into something of a wall. While it’s giving players a fair taste of what they can expect from the game through various alpha and beta events, marketing for the game is starting to become exhausting.<p>Yesterday, 2K/Turtle Rock sent …

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