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Xbox One Exec Admits PS4 Has "Huge Lead," Not Sure If Microsoft Can Catch Up

The PlayStation 4 has a "huge lead" over the Xbox One, according to Xbox boss Phil Spencer, an advantage that is so large right now that he's unsure if Microsoft's console can ever catch up.<p>Spencer's candid comments came during a panel at the 2015 GeekWire Summit. As reported by Videogamer, when …

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OSVR's open-source VR headset is slowly taking shape

The Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) headset will get a significant upgrade soon. Gaming peripheral company Razer announced the OSVR program back in January, but the first prototype headset was an underwhelming affair with uncomfortable ergonomics and a so-so display. That wasn't really the …

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Virtual reality can take us to the world’s greatest museums

<i>Correction, 12:36 p.m. Pacific: GamesBeat incorrectly credited the source of the images and the museum’s name</i>.<p>Forget about video games for a second. Virtual reality could add a lot of culture to our lives.<p>Reload Studios has launched a new virtual reality division, and its first project is …

Deadmau5 slams New York Times' 'Where Are Ü Now' interactive

Deadmau5 has been vocal about his distaste for Diplo, Skrillex, and Justin Bieber’s hit “Where Are Ü Now,” and now he’s taking it out on the <i>New York</i> …

Mad Max Re-Envisioned: Go-Kart and Paint Ball Insanity Edition

The genius of <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> is that it never loses sight of the renegade spirit that made the first installment of the <i>Mad Max</i> saga such a revelatory work when it debuted in 1979. Working with that same philosophy and distilling it even further, filmmaker Devin Graham, a.k.a. Devin Super Tramp, …

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Arkane Studios on Dishonored 2's Emily: A finesse character, differs from Corvo

Back in 2012, Bethesda Softworks and Arkane Studios released a brand-new IP called Dishonored . The game told a very unique story inside of the …

It's clear 'Suicide Squad' isn't going to be like any comic book movie we've seen before

"We're making this movie for you, okay?" said Ayer. "This is DC Comics s--- right here. It's all about canon. It's all about being faithful to the source material. You guys know who you are, and you know what you want, and you're gonna freaking get it with this show, okay?"<p>The words that should …

Another Green Lantern Movie Is in the Works

Today during the Warner Bros. Pictures panel at Comic-Con, the film giant officially announced <i>Green Lantern Corps</i>, a sequel to the 2011 movie <i>Green Lantern</i> that featured Ryan Reynolds in the lead role.<p><i>The A.V. Club</i> attended the panel at Comic-Con today and reports that there are no details regarding …

Hands on with Zelda Triforce Heroes' Fun Puzzly Co-Op -- Comic Con 2015 - IGN Video

Brian and Joshua got to play a really difficult level in Nintendo's newest 3DS endeavor at Comic Con 2015.

Special Destiny PS4 System Bundle Coming in September for The Taken King

Coinciding with the release of Destiny's third expansion, The Taken King, Sony will release a special Destiny-branded PS4 system bundle in September.<p>The bundle includes a white system adorned with a galaxy map, a Guardian's crest, and the Destiny logo on the top. The console is equipped with the …

Unseen footage of Nicolas Cage in costume for Superman Lives emerges

Film,Nicolas Cage,Culture,Tim Burton,Superman,Superhero movies,Documentary,Crowdfunding,Technology,Comics and graphic novels,Books,US news,World news<p>Test footage from abandoned 1997 Tim Burton superhero film has been unearthed for a forthcoming documentary<p>Never-before-seen test footage has emerged …

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The future of gaming is lonely (and online only)

Last week, 343 Studios announced that <i>Halo 5: Guardians</i> would be dropping split screen co-op for the campaign mode, joining the vast number of only-online multiplayer games that seem to be the status quo for this console generation. Popular multiplayer shooters, like <i>Destiny</i>, <i>Titanfall</i>, and any recent</i> …

Manus Machina Is Building Gaming Gloves For VR

Immersive headsets continue to lift off company drawing boards, in the hopes of powering a new wave of virtual reality in the consumer space — whether it’s the Facebook-owned Oculus Rift, Sony’s Project Morpheus, Microsoft’s Hololens or HTC-Valve’s Vive, to name a few VR devices in the works (some …

Super League Gaming lets kids play Minecraft in movie theaters

We don’t have many arcades anymore. But fans of the building game Minecraft can congregate in move theaters to show off their creations and compete against other players.<p>Super League Gaming will take over more than 80 movie theaters across 28 U.S. cities for a summer tour. Minecraft has been …

Fallout 4, Doom, Dishonored 2 and All Other Trailers From Bethesda's E3 2015 Event

Bethesda started E3 2015 off with a conference tonight and showed off a lot of footage from its upcoming games. Doom got its first public demos, Dishonored 2 was revealed with a cinematic trailer, and Fallout 4 received several gameplay demos and other trailers.<p>We've collected all of the trailers …

Dishonored 2 Lets You Choose Between Two Playable Characters

At Bethesda's press conference tonight, Arkane Studios revealed that Dishonored 2 will allow you to choose to play as either a male or female protagonist. The male protagonist is Corvo Attano, the returning player character from the first game, while the female character is Emily Kaldwin, a …

GTA in Real Life is Mind-blowing

PC graphics are still better.<p>Ever wondered what GTA would look like in real life? If so you’re in luck, as a team of exceptionally talented YouTubers …

Microsoft officially announces Xbox One with 1TB of storage and new controller

And the old 500GB version got a price cut<p>Turns out you won't have to wait until E3 next week to see the newest Xbox One. After an Amazon posting revealed the existence of an Xbox One with more storage and a new controller, today Microsoft has made it official. The latest version of the Xbox One …

Metal Gear Solid 5 Special Edition PS4 Coming to Europe

Sony will release a special edition PlayStation 4 system themed around Konami's Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain later this year in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, the company announced on Tuesday.<p>This console, which will also be available in Japan, sports a nice red-and-black color scheme, …

It took 3.5 hours every day to transform Paul Bettany into the Vision character for 'The Avengers' sequel

Played by Paul Bettany, who up until this point has solely voiced Tony Stark's A.I. J.A.R.V.I.S., Vision is a human android who fights alongside the Avengers.<p>Business Insider spoke with Bettany on playing the character.<p>While he had a great time as the superhero, he says it took over three hours …

Destiny Expansion "The Taken King" Launching in September for $40 - Report

As rumored, the next major Destiny expansion is called The Taken King and will launch on September 15. That's according to Kotaku, which obtained marketing material for the expansion and also corroborated the details with other, unnamed sources. The expansion will reportedly cost $40, which is …

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After destroying the universe, Marvel will launch 55-60 #1s, swap even more characters

After killing 33 comics to end the universe, Marvel will launch between 55 and 60 new comics starting from issue #1 this fall, according to interviews from Marvel executives with several publications today.<p>Marvel's Secret Wars storyline is taking place now. When they end, the Marvel Universe and …

Red Dead Redemption Dev's Next Game Aiming for "State-of-the-Art" Graphics

Red Dead Redemption developer Rockstar San Diego is setting its sights on "state-of-the-art" graphics for its next project. That's according to a job listing for a Graphics Programmer, which spells out the ways in which Rockstar San Diego is hoping to push things forward with whatever its next game …

How Telltale Games Solved One Of The Biggest Problems In Videogames

When Disney and Marvel announced that they were going to be making a game with Telltale Games, those who don’t follow the video games may have been a little bit confused. When people imagine a superhero game, the mind goes straight to the action sequences: the player controls Ironman, blasting …

Avengers: Age of Ultron hauls in $191.3M for second-highest debut of all time

<i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> raked in $191.3 million at the domestic box office this past weekend, good for second on the list of best opening weekends ever, reports The Hollywood Reporter.<p>The tally includes Thursday night showtimes prior to <i>Age of Ultron</i>'s premiere on Friday, and comes from a total of …

The beauty of a Lego Star Destroyer exploding at 1,000 frames per second

The Lego Super Star Destroyer is made of over 3,000 pieces. It's over four feet long, and weighs over eight pounds. You can't even buy the model anymore officially, although you can find them on Amazon for around $900.<p>Wired built one. And then they dropped it. And filmed the ensuing carnage at …

The Last of Us re-imagined as a TV series is a great way to show it off to friends

<i>The Last of Us</i> is critically acclaimed for its performances and narrative depth, but its gameplay can be less than welcoming to newcomers. Fortunately, there's another way to introduce your non-gaming friends and family to its story.<p>Student and <i>The Last of Us</i> fan Grant Voegtle created a series of …

Here's who's joining The Joker in DC's Suicide Squad movie (update)

After revealing his take on DC Comics' iconic villain The Joker last month, director David Ayer today showed off the rest of the Suicide Squad from the upcoming Warner Bros. film of the same name. It's our first official peek at Will Smith as Deadshot and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. And yes, …

Star Wars Celebration Photo Gallery

The Star Wars Celebration this weekend was heavy on news. We saw a new <i>Star Wars Episode VII -- The Force Awakens</i> trailer and learned tons of new details about DICE's upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront. But the show itself was quite a sight to behold, as you can see in the image galleries below.<p>We …