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Someone Beat 'Super Mario Bros' In Under 5 Minutes

A video gamer who goes by "Blubbler" online just set a new world record for beating 1985's "Super Mario Bros." -- aka the original "Mario" game -- by completing it in 4 minutes and 57.69 seconds. That blows the previous record out of the water by a full two-fifths of a second.<p>It almost goes without …

Bravely Default Dev Shows Off Next-Gen Tech Demo

And it's absolutely gorgeous.<p>The Japanese developer responsible for Bravely Default has released a video of its next-gen engine operating in …

Titanfall: Optimus Prime DLC Trailer - IGN Originals - IGN Video

This lovingly crafted April Fools' trailer features the famed leader of the Autobots, a new Titan ability, and a new melee weapon!

The Best Car Movies Of All Time: Motor Authority Readers Choose 14* Favorites

This week marks the premiere of <i>Need For Speed</i>, Disney's videogame-based Aaron Paul vehicle. For months, we've been hoping to add another great car …

Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder with Mustard and Sage

8 Servings<p>Serve this over a bed of soft polenta for catching the juices, with a simply dressed salad on the side.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 skinless, bone-in pork shoulder (Boston butt; 5–6 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>½ cup Dijon mustard<p>¼ cup finely chopped fresh sage<p>2 …

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Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

The first time, it happened almost by accident.<p>Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. More than three years later, doctors say the little girl has no evidence of the life-threatening disease in her blood, despite being off …

2 More Gritty SUPER MARIO BROS. Short Films - The Soldier and The Star

Earth Defense Force 2025 - Launch Trailer - IGN Video

Earth Defense Force 2025'sEarth Defense Force 2025's four classes take on hordes of giant bugs in classic EDF fashion. four classes take on hordes of …

Piloting the 2014 Chevrolet C7 Corvette to Legendary NASA Space Sites! - Epic Drives Ep. 25

10 Discontinued Cars We're Going to Miss

Last week we looked at cars that deservedly got the ax in 2013. This week we'll be a lot kinder because we're looking at the models that are disappearing altogether or making way for generation 2014, but that we'd love to have in our garage.<p>Last week we looked at cars that deservedly got the ax in …

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2015 BMW M4 Coupe: Worth the Wait

Everything an M should be—you know, apart from the turbos.<p>The wait is finally over—and not a moment too soon. BMW ceased production of the E92 M3 coupe what seems like ages ago, and after teasing us with an M4 concept and a thorough crash course delivered via a rousing ride-along, we now have final …

Selfies of 2013 – the best, worst and most revealing

This was the year that the selfie reached saturation point. Celebrities took them. Politicians took them, often – as with Obama this week – during the memorial services for other politicians. You're probably only half concentrating on this now, because you're too busy pouting into an iPhone in a …

Top 10 martial arts movies

10. Once Upon a Time in China<p>The film that kick-started Hong Kong cinema's kung-fu renaissance and launched Jet Li towards a future of substandard western action movies. Its subject was already well known to local audiences: Wong Fei-hung was a real person: a turn-of-the-century martial arts master …

10 amazing role-playing games from this past console generation

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>As another era in gaming winds down, I thought it might be fun to take a look at 10 amazing role-playing games (and five honorable mentions) that graced the …

Twin-Turbo Subaru Legacy: How JDM Can You Go? -- /TUNED

One reason to get a PS4 or Xbox One: The sports games

Cynics say wait to buy a next-gen game console. But new versions of games like FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, and NBA 2K14 may give you a reason to upgrade.<p>With the PS4 and Xbox One launching over the next couple of weeks, I've been asking my fellow editors whether they're getting one, and if so, which …

A Fictional Journey Into Stephen Elop's World Without Xbox

An article at Bloomberg today posits that if selected as Microsoft’s next CEO, Stephen Elop may opt to sell or shut down the company’s Xbox and Bing brands. While this should be treated as speculation (it’s based on sources “with knowledge of [Elop’s] thinking”), it did supercharge my imagination. …