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North Korea missile launch marks a direct challenge to Trump administration

North Korea’s latest test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile marks a direct challenge to President Trump, whose tough talk has yet to yield any change in Pyongyang’s behavior as the regime continues its efforts to build a nuclear weapon capable of striking the mainland United …

'Transference' wants to scare you out of ever playing VR again

Today, we look at virtual reality mostly as a means of entertainment -- but the technology introduces some interesting questions. Can virtual experience be used to treat PTSD? Could it be used to create false memories? The idea of VR as a tool for "hacking" the brain seems to be the idea behind …

Virtual Reality

Rumour: Super Mario/Rabbids Crossover Still in Works for Nintendo Switch

If it's any good, then this could very well be my first "Rabbids" game, but if it's anything like Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games, then I'll …

Gaming

Most Phenomenal Games That You Overlooked In 2017

It’s true that when this generation started off, behind the scenes many developers were apprehensive about the supposed ‘need’ for a new generation …

Spoiler Alert! 'Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Isn't Perfect

The backlash is inevitable. I happen to be talking about <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,</i> but I could really be talking about anything. Reviews came out shortly before release with stunning, uniform praise: perfect scores from large number of major outlets, virtually no negativity, universal …

‘Grand Theft Auto 6’ update & theories: ‘GTA 5’ airport door hints at something interesting; ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ steals limelight

“Grand Theft Auto 6” release date is reportedly being pushed back further as Rockstar Games will be releasing “Red Dead Redemption 2” anytime between …

Meet Kohh, Japan’s most enigmatic rap star

26-year-old rapper and artist Kohh endured a brutal upbringing – a father who committed suicide, a mother addicted to meth, his home in an area blighted by violence and drugs – yet it’s a childhood that, on a superficial narrative level, could be familiar to anyone with an interest in US hip hop. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Trump suggests only politics could lead court to rule against his immigration order

President Trump denounced arguments against his immigration order as “disgraceful” on Wednesday — a day after three federal appellate judges lobbed critical inquiries at those challenging and defending the plan — and suggested a ruling against his administration would be based on politics and not a …

Acting attorney general declares Justice Department won’t defend Trump’s immigration order

Acting Attorney General Sally Yates has ordered Justice Department lawyers not to defend challenges to President Trump’s immigration order temporarily banning entry into the United States for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from around the world, declaring in a memo Monday …

Immigration

5 hidden features only PlayStation 4 power users know about

Just like every other piece of complex software, the PlayStation 4’s OS is full of many features hidden amongst menus, sub-menus, and sub-sub-menus. …

How to add more storage to your PlayStation 4

Storage space is at a premium with game consoles. Even if you're more inclined to pick up hard copies than download full games, patches, DLC and installs can fill up the standard hard drive on your PlayStation very quickly.<p>On the bright side, it's very easy to add more storage to your console. You …

Operating Systems

Xbox One gets over-the-air DVR through a set-top box

Just because Microsoft has ruled out an Xbox One DVR feature doesn't mean that you're without choices. Nuvyyo has introduced an Xbox One (and Windows 10 Anniversary Update) version of its Tablo app, letting you watch and record over-the-air TV streamed from the company's networked set-top box. …

9 Skyrim Secrets You Probably Didn't Find

Sneaky secrets.<p>Skyrim is a game so massive that you can explore the tundras for days and still not see everything. Even if you’ve slain every dragon, …

The Elder Scrolls

Weekly Recap: All BF1 Maps and Modes, PS Plus Price Hike, GTA 5 Biker DLC

<i>It's the weekend again...here's a recap of the week's big stories and some you might have missed.</i><p><b>The Big Stuff:</b><p>With Battlefield 1's release coming up relatively soon, EA this week announced every map and mode that will be playable at launch on October 21. EA also confirmed that EA/Origin Access …

This California university will pay half your college tuition just for playing video games

The University of California-Irvine is recruiting students on partial scholarships dedicated solely to video gaming. And with the upcoming grand opening of its eSports arena on campus, the school has become a "Mecca for gamers," according to Mark Deppe.<p>As the acting director of UCI eSports, Deppe …

Microsoft continues to attack Sony on every newly announced PlayStation 4 weakness

The Xbox One fights back<p>Bethesda announced today that <i>Fallout 4</i> and <i>Skyrim</i> mods won't be coming to the PlayStation 4. Microsoft didn't wait very long before capitalizing on the news.<p>It's not just members of the Xbox team, as the console's official accounts seem to be much more willing to post …

modsupport

Lil Wayne’s ‘Retirement’ Is A Sad Reminder Of How Brutal The Music Business Is

Eight years old. That’s how old Dwayne Carter, Jr. was when Bryan Williams discovered him in New Orleans 25 years ago. Ever since then, Lil Wayne has been a rapper, professionally. Now if Wayne’s middle-of-the-night Twitter confessional is to be believed, that journey is over and he’s retiring. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Report: Red Dead Redemption 2 Pulled From Sony's E3 Presser

Report: Red Dead Redemption 2 Pulled From Sony’s E3 Presser (Update – Sony Denies Rumor)<p>June 15, 2016Written by Zarmena Khan<p><b>Update:</b><p>Sony’s Adam Boyes …

Red Dead Redemption

Where to Watch Every E3 2016 Press Conference Livestream

It’s that time of year again! No, not the thirteenth anniversary of <i>Wicked</i> opening on Broadway; it’s time for E3, the annual video gaming expo where …

Los Angeles

Everything we know about Nintendo NX | Polygon

As its reported March 2017 debut inches closer, the codenamed Nintendo NX system remains, in large part, a mystery. Polygon has collected the facts — and fictions — that we've heard since Nintendo confirmed its new game console was on its way.<p>What's its name?<p>We've been calling it Nintendo NX, but …

PS4 Remote Play comes to your computer on April 6th

At last, PS4 Remote Play is coming to your computer. Sony has confirmed that the console's big 3.50 system update is arriving on April 6th with the game streaming feature intact, giving you a chance to play console titles from your PC or Mac. You can't play beyond 720p (albeit at 60 frames per …

Tips For Playing The Division [Updated!]

<i>The Division</i> can be fun, but it can also be overwhelming. There are a billion things to do, a thousand “looters” to murder, and only so many hours in …

Watch Three New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailers

The first TV spot for <i>The Force Awakens</i> broadcast last week was the first in a series of short teasers for the upcoming <i>Star Wars</i> movie. No fewer than three new clips have been unveiled since, all of them featuring previously unseen footage from the eagerly awaited blockbuster.<p>First of all, there is …

Fallout 4 Runs Slightly Better on PS4, With Xbox One "Stutter" Reported

Fallout 4, the long-awaited open-world action game set in a world in the aftermath of nuclear war, runs slightly smoother on PlayStation 4 than Xbox One, if an early performance analysis is to be believed.<p>A Digital Foundry article, which examines how smoothly Bethesda's latest open-world epic runs …

The Taken King's titular character is transgender (although you're forgiven if that's a surprise)

<i>Destiny's</i> most recent expansion, <i>The Taken King</i>, is centered around a transgender character. That’s big enough news, but the more interesting question is the following: Why wasn’t this discussed in the gaming press?<p>Wait … what?<p>Oryx is the titular character of <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>, and he’s a …

LGBTQI

Spike Lee ruined my favorite NBA 2K16 game mode

Livin' Da Dream turns MyCareer into a movie, and that's not a good thing<p>I’ve spent hundreds of hours lifting nobodies to NBA stardom over the last half-decade. Tiny point guards who can jump like Spud Webb and bomb threes like Steph Curry; prototypical shooting guards, chiseled from marble and …

Framing

Rainbow Six: Siege has no campaign, developer says

<i>Rainbow Six: Siege</i> won't have "a story mode per se," an Ubisoft developer said at an EGX 2015 panel, meaning this franchise joins the trend of heavy hitting shooters eschewing a singleplayer campaign.<p>Scott Mitchell, the game's art director, said that players will have a training session "where you …

Fallout 4's perk system explained — but still full of hard choices

<i>Fallout 4</i> launches Nov. 10, PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. There is a zero percent probability you will create an optimal build for your character that first day.<p>Even longtime fans who played <i>Fallout 3</i> and <i>New Vegas</i>, drawing on their experience and taking cues from the ongoing SPECIAL …

Dr. Dre, Ice Cube Want Out of Suge Knight-Related Wrongful Death Suit

Dr. Dre and Ice Cube have filed a motion asking a judge to remove them as defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit, stemming from the incident when rap …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …