Eloise McRae

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Oscars 2014: the fine art of winning

History hasn't always looked kindly on the Academy Awards, with classics often missing out and groundbreaking moments few and far between. We delve into the Oscars' chequered past – and assess this year's contenders<p>• Get in shape for the Oscars with Mark Kermode's month-long feast of film here<p>There …

The frustration and progress of women in video games, as viewed by The Sims 4’s Lyndsay Pearson (interview)

Video games have a problem when it comes to the inclusion of women in game design and the depiction of females in video games.<p>It’s not quite like the 1950s. But women in positions of leadership like Lyndsay Pearson, the lead producer of The Sims 4 at Electronic Arts’ The Sims studio, are still a …

Hands on with Thief — a preview of the game's opening four chapters

In Thieftown, where Thief is set, everybody is exceptionally worried about thieves stealing their stuff. That’s pretty much all anybody talks about …

Kingdom Come: Deliverance reaches £300,000 Kickstarter goal, realistic medieval RPG

Gaming

Thief’s latest preview highlights vast improvement

What a difference three months can make.<p>The last time we played <i>Thief</i> was at an event in October in New York. The build was riddled with problems. At the time, developer producer Joe Khoury said that while the game was "feature complete," it still needed a lot of polish. Recently, we had a chance to …

The Last of Us: Left Behind is the game's final story expansion

The Last of Us: Left Behind represents the only story expansion Naughty Dog plans to release for its acclaimed PlayStation 3 action game, the developer has said. Community strategist Eric Monacelli explained on the PlayStation Blog that while new multiplayer content is in the works, "We don't have …

Gaming

Nope, Thief Still Not Confirmed to Run at 1080p on Xbox One [UPDATED]

Quite the brouhaha ensued after a rumor broke out yesterday that Thief would not run at 1080p on the Xbox One. IT seemed that this would not be …

The 5 Worst Types of Achievements and Trophies

With the Playstation Vita, Playstation 4 and Xbox One, it's safe to say that achievements and trophies are not going anywhere. And why should they? …

Gaming

How Thief has changed, for better and for worse

Thief is going to be different. Of course, the series is being rebooted, reimagined after ten years in the shadows, so it's bound to step forward …

Phil Collins: 'I've Just Started to Work With Adele'

He's only recently become aware of the pop star<p>In a recent interview with Inside South Florida, Phil Collins revealed he's writing new songs with …

Miley Cyrus

10 Best Hotels in the World, According to TripAdvisor Reviews

Ancient worlds: The story of civilisation

In this classic video from the BBC archive, historian Richard Miles travels to Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Anatolia and Greece, showing how past successes and failures shaped today's world.<p>In this classic video from the BBC archive, archaeologist and historian Richard Miles explores the origins of one of …

Mesopotamia

5 Cool Italy Travel Trends for 2014

While Italy is always a popular destination for travelers, 2014 is shaping up to be a very special year for travel to <i>la bel paese.</i> I've been reporting on Italy travel full-time for 11 years in my role as editor of <i>Dream of Italy</i>, and this year I've noticed a few new trends that are giving travelers …

Egypt Violence Impacts Tourism Just After Travel Advice Became Less Restrictive

Egyptian tourism suffered yet another setback on Friday, after a series of explosions in the capital Cairo left at least five people dead and dozens …

National Geographic Travel