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'Dragon Age: Inquisition' Will Be 1080p On PS4, 900p On Xbox One

Following news that Ubisoft’s <i>Assassin’s Creed: Unity</i> will run at 900p resolution on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4, EA and BioWare have announced that upcoming <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i> will not seek parity on the two consoles.<p>Rather, <i>Inquisition</i> will run at 1080p on PS4 and 900p on Xbox One. “We …

EA finally brings an offline mode to SimCity

<i>SimCity</i> has been surrounded by problems since its reboot last year, including having to deal with negative feedback due to the nature of its "always-on" gameplay. Now, EA's hoping to turn some of these frowns into smiles, announcing that SimCity's long-awaited offline mode will be available …

PediaPress Wants To Print The Complete English Wikipedia In 1,000 Books

This is not a joke. PediaPress launched an Indiegogo campaign to print the entire English Wikipedia encyclopedia on around 1,000 books, representing more than a million pages. The startup printed the first volume to see how it would look — in it, you will find all the articles from “A” to “A76 …

Sochi 2014: 10 best agony and ecstasy pictures at the Winter Olympics

From the heartbreak of defeat to the joy of winning gold, the emotions of these Olympians are laid bare for all to see. Here are the most emotive shots from the Games thus far<p>• Check out our other ‘10best’ galleries such as the 10 best multiple exposure photos

One Of World's Rarest Video Games Is On eBay

If you're a Nintendo fan with a few thousand bucks to spare, have we got a deal for you!<p>An extremely rare Nintendo World Championships NES game cartridge has surfaced and is currently for sale on eBay. The bidding started at $4,999 on Jan. 18, but the ante has been upped to over $7,000 as of Friday …

Will Watch Dogs break free from the Ubisoft formula?

Ubisoft has cottoned on to something lucrative, a particular gameplay formula that has been seeping into its major releases for a number of years. It is an almighty template--one that dictates everything from high-level world structure down to basic core mechanics. Though the Assassin's Creed, Far …

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The games industry edges towards the Netflix model

The traditional games model where a console game costs £40 is changing. Sony’s decision to launch PlayStation Now may change things in the game industry forever.<p>You might not have noticed, but it’s raining outside. It feels like it’s been raining for months, and for parents it’s not the best …

Amazon plans to ship your packages before you even buy them

Drawing on its massive store of customer data, Amazon plans on shipping you items it thinks you'll like before you click the purchase button. The company today gained a new patent for "anticipatory shipping," a system that allows Amazon to send items to shipping hubs in areas where it believes said …

2014 could be the year web browsers replace Photoshop

The language that controls the web’s style—CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets—could be getting a new set of features that will make it the new gold standard for graphic design.These features, collectively known as blending modes, are currently under consideration by the World Wide Web Consortium, the …

Designers rejoice: Adobe brings big 3D printing features to Photoshop CC

Photoshop, the go-to software for visual creatives everywhere, is expanding into the world of 3D printing in a big way.<p>Adobe announced today that it’s adding some significant 3D printing features to the Creative Cloud version of Photoshop, which it wants to one of the core tools in the 3D …

Accidentally Awesome: Fireworks Mishap Results in Amazing New Year’s Photo

Sometimes a great photograph takes months of planning and patience to capture. Other times, you simply have to be in the right place at the right …

Why Apple Is Losing Ground To The Samsung Brand

Samsung is gaining fast on Apple in terms of brand affection – but we seem reluctant to admit it.<p>In Interbrand’s 2013 brand index, a benchmark measure of brand value, Apple came out on top, ending a 13 year run by Coca Cola. The signs are though that Samsung, which has been investing heavily in …

365 Photo a Day Challenge: Start the Year Right

I like to think of myself as an avid photographer, but there are times when the creativity wanes and the inspiration dries up. The trigger finger …

7 Facebook Statistics You Should Know For An Engaging Facebook Page

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more engagement with your audience, which is beneficial for everyone.<p>While the best time to post is definitely …

Obama Forbidden iPhone for Security Reasons

President Barack Obama publicly explained why he is sticking with his bulky Blackberry—the super-secure device is the only one he is allowed to carry.<p>…

Livescribe's beautiful new smartpen turns pen and paper into apps and pixels

We may be constantly staring into our phones and laptops, but Livescribe CEO Gilles Bouchard says pen and paper are more popular than ever — and he has data to back it up. We want to write and draw the way we always have, he says, but we also want all the sharing, instant access, and searchability …

A New App Called Ping May Have Finally Made Email Less Of A Pain

Email, as you know, can sometimes be daunting, annoying, and even worse: distracting.<p>Ping's creator and CEO Erez Pilosof told Business Insider that he created Ping as a way to re-think the way we deal with email and make it more conversational. "Email should adapt to us, not the other way around," …

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The One Reason Every Blogger Should Use Google+

Once again this week I was asked by a colleague why they should care about Google+. This is a person who regularly publishes content, already has a full plate and wanted to be convinced why she should take up another social network. A scenario that’s all too familiar with many people I come in …

Ubisoft's companion apps can work without retail games

Players won't necessarily need to own Ubisoft's upcoming games to use their companion apps, CEO Yves Guillemot said during an earnings call today.<p>Guillemot referenced several "breakthroughs" the company has integrated into <i>The Crew</i>, <i>Tom Clancy's The Division</i> and <i>Watch Dogs.</i> For example, each game …

For English language learners, a digital tool that tries to find the right turn of phrase

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: sunabesyou<p>As a native Hebrew speaker, Yael Karov said she’d often search the web for English phrases to make sure they …

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Optimizely Explains How It Boosted SimCity Pre-Order Revenue

Here’s an example of a company using Optimizely‘s A/B testing tools for a high-profile game launch.<p>The startup, which recently raised a $28 million Series A, is releasing a case study today about how Electronic Arts used Optimizely to boost preorders for the new version of SimCity. Prior to the …