Patrick LeBlanc

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The Legend of Zelda Is Reportedly Coming to Smartphones

Nintendo is bringing its popular video game series, <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>, to smartphones.<p>According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, citing people familiar …

The FBI translator who went rogue and married an ISIS terrorist

An FBI translator with a top-secret security clearance traveled to Syria in 2014 and married a key ISIS operative she had been assigned to investigate, CNN has learned.<p>The rogue employee, Daniela Greene, lied to the FBI about where she was going and warned her new husband he was under …

Terrorism

The Business Of Video Games: Who Is Playing Games In The US [Infographic]

We play a lot of video games in America and the way we play, what we play, and with who are facts that change from year to year. For this reason, along with many others, the Entertainment Software Association puts out an annual report on the subject. One of the many things discussed in that report …

Gaming

'The Circle': A movie review for the tech literate

Is Tom Hanks playing Zuck, @jack or Jobs? "The Circle" serves as a cautionary tale for mainstream audiences but probably won't surprise the tech savvy.<p>As "The Circle" envisions it, technology's dystopian near-future is already here.<p>The movie, which opened Friday in the US, imagines a world where …

Tom Hanks

Google teams up with Huawei for high-end Raspberry Pi rival that runs Android

Thanks to a collaboration between Google and Huawei, Android developers will no longer have to code on Intel x86 architectures – or Chromebooks – to build software for ARM-based systems. They’ll get to do it on a beefed-up Raspberry Pi-style computer that also happens to run Android.<p>The HiKey 960 …

Michael Mantenuto, ‘Miracle’ movie hockey star, found dead

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>This is a sad day for fans of the 2004 Disney “Miracle” movie about America’s miraculous Olympic gold in the 1980 hockey games.<p>One …

Ice Hockey

Here's the fan-made 'Breath of the Wild' 2D remake you've yearned for

Nintendo a month or so back at GDC 2017 revealed that during the development of Breath of the Wild, the team created a 2D prototype in the image of …

This North Korean Arcade Propaganda, My Goodness

If you’ve ever wondered what a North Korean propaganda clip for arcade gaming looks like, well, it apparently looks like this.<p>You might remember …

Diablo 2 player speedruns the game without ever attacking

It takes eight hours to finish all five acts as a pacifist<p>It’s totally possible to play <i>Diablo 2</i> as a pacifist, even if it’s not easy to do so. Speedrun enthusiast DrCliche decided to take his pacifist playthrough to another level by playing the game as fast as possible without attacking a single …

How to download the original StarCraft for free

To help generate buzz for the upcoming StarCraft: Remastered, Blizzard is giving away the game that started it all. Here's how to get it.<p>Along with Command & Conquer, Blizzard's StarCraft ushered in the real-time strategy genre as we know it. Hard to believe that was almost 20 years ago.<p>Never …

Starcraft

Breath of the Wild "100 per cent" speedrun record takes streamer 49 hours

The first 100% completion speedrun of <i>Breath of the Wild</i> has been completed, taking the runner a grand total of 49 hours.<p><i>Breath of the Wild</i> is an open …

Breath of the Wild

StarCraft Remastered finally gets a release date

Blizzard's <i>Starcraft: Remastered</i> finally has a release date: August 15.<p>The game takes the 1998 fan favourite RTS and updates its graphics for modern …

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' fans have made it a downloadable 2-D NES game

<i>Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> is the most expansive game in the series to date. The game, available for both Wii U and Nintendo Switch, is …

Starting this month, The Legend of Zelda pocket watches will start appearing at Taito game centers i

<b>Starting this month, The Legend of Zelda pocket watches</b> will start appearing at Taito game centers in Japan. These are UFO Catcher prizes—and very …

Why Quake Champions Is the Evolution of the Arena Shooter

IGN chats with id Software’s creative director Tim Willits.<p>“[Quake Champions] is definitely an arena shooter,” says Tim Willits, creative director at …

Soccer

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Blizzard Wins $8.5 Million In Lawsuit Against Cheat Making Company

Justice rains from above!<p>Blizzard Entertainment has been awarded $8.5 million in damages after winning a copyright infringement case against German …

Hacking

Madcap inventor turns Iron Man with real-life flying suit

Meet the madcap inventor who wants to turn his dream of a suit for human flight from sci-fi fantasy into reality.<p>British entrepreneur Richard Browning has created a real-life Iron Man suit, by attaching miniature jet engines to his limbs.<p>He has just founded Gravity, a tech start-up who have built …

Engines

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Python Programming

Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey is leaving Facebook and Oculus

Palmer Luckey, the 24-year-old, creator of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, has left Facebook and his own company three years after having …

The Wide World of Video Game Vinyl

I don’t understand vinyl. I’m not talking about Funko Pops (but boy am I glad we have Brittany Vincent to cover them because I <i>hate</i> those creepy …

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' "Secret of the Snowy Peaks" Guide: How to unlock the shrine

In your quest to find all 120 shrines in <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>, it's guaranteed that you're going to get stumped at least a couple …

Final Fantasy XV Update 1.08 Released by Square Enix

Today Square Enix released patch 1.08 for its recently-released JRPG <i>Final Fantasy XV.</i><p>The update weighs 574.2 megabytes on PS4, and it’s actually …

Enix

The fans making their own games in No Man's Sky

The fans making their own games in No Man's Sky Games After another major update, explorers are finding their own games within the galaxy. By Adam …

No Man's Sky

‘Street Fighter’ player is too salty to realize he just got complimented

Fighting games can get personal. Just look at the ongoing beef between <i>Street Fighter V</i> pros Kenneth "K-Brad" Bradley and Joshua "Wolfkrone" Philpot, …

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Patch Seemingly Reduces Framerate Dips

Memory magic.<p>The newly-released 1.1.1 patch for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild seemingly removes or reduces the severity of many of the …

Breath of the Wild

Destiny 2 is coming to PC

Bungie has officially confirmed that <i>Destiny 2</i> will be coming to PC, in addition to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.<p>The first Destiny launched on both the last-gen Xbox 360 and PS3 platforms as well as the current generation of consoles, but fans have been clamoring for a PC version of the game for …

Apple patent disables wearables when you're driving

It uses motion information to determine whether or not the user is the one behind the wheel.<p>One of Apple's newest patents could improve driver safety and reduce distraction by limiting notifications if your Apple Watch detects you're in the driver's seat.<p>Last week, Apple was granted a patent for …

An exhaustive breakdown of how the new 'It' trailer compares to the original

2017 is fast on its way to being a very, very good year for Stephen King fans.<p>We've already got the long-awaited adaptation of <i>The Dark Tower</i> coming …

PSA: Using a VPN can protect your browsing history as Congress allows ISPs to sell it

Well, it’s official. Both the Senate and the House voted to overturn privacy rules created by the FCC, and your ISP will now be free to sell your Internet browsing history and location data to advertisers.<p>Internet service providers will have a few expenses to set off against this revenue stream – …

Privacy