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Ubisoft's Skull & Bones is Doing Everything Right That Sea of Thieves Got Wrong

Skull & Bones at E3 2018 – What a Difference a Year Makes<p>One of the biggest surprises of E3 2017 was Ubisoft’s Skull & Bones. The game debuted at the …

Gaming Industry

Control is a new action-adventure game from Remedy Entertainment for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and

<b>Control is a new action-adventure game from Remedy Entertainment</b> for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. In it, the player becomes the director of a …

PlayStation

Skull And Bones Pre-Order Guide (US)

Set sail on the Indian Ocean, a frontier region that's rife with riches. It's also a battleground between pirates, trading corporations, and colonial forces. This is Skull & Bones, an upcoming shared-world game that has you assemble a crew and engage in various modes of naval combat. It's expected …

Indian Ocean

‘Control’ is a leap of faith for the team behind ‘Alan Wake'

<i>Control</i> isn't what you expect. Rather than the stylized, linear shooters developer Remedy Entertainment is known for, it's a free-form experience that has more in common with <i>Castlevania: Symphony of the Night</i> than it does with <i>Alan Wake</i>. Except, instead of exploring a moody castle, you're scouring …

Xbox One

Microsoft is ’reworking’ its Xbox app for Windows 10 to focus on PC gamers

Microsoft’s Xbox app for Windows 10 has attempted to bridge the gap between console and PC with streaming features, Xbox party chat, and game management. While the app is one of the better built-in Windows 10 apps, it hasn’t always been well received by PC gamers who don’t want to be forced into …

Windows 10

10 Mac and Cheese Recipes Every Cook Should Know — Recipes from The Kitchn

Get the basic recipe for a pot of creamy classic mac and cheese down, and you've opened up a world of possibilities for yourself. This perennial …

Cooking

Ubisoft's Pirate Game Skull And Bones Delayed

Ubisoft's ambitious pirate game Skull & Bones is not going to launch on time. Ubisoft announced today that the PS4, Xbox One, and PC pirate game is now scheduled to launch during the company's fiscal year 2019-2020. That means the game will launch sometime between April 1, 2019 and March 31, …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Make These Chicken Parm Meatballs In Your Slow Cooker

Want the cheesy, tomato-y goodness of chicken Parmesan without all the breading and frying? With the help of ground chicken and the slow cooker, you …

The Best Fried Chicken in Every State

According to Yelp, even states outside the South have good fried chicken.<p>In the South, good fried chicken isn’t hard to find. Sometimes the best …

Elite Dangerous - "Invasion!" - The Alien Story - Part 6

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds free to play on Xbox One April 19-22

Free Play Days is a program that has been on the Xbox One for some time now and offers gamers with an Xbox Live Gold membership the chance to play …

March 2018 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

This March gives ultimate confidence that 2018 plug-in sales are on the rise toward a massive year.<p>March marks the <b>30th month of consecutive</b> …

New Xbox One Alpha Preview Is Now Available, Fixes Known Problems

Microsoft is bringing a new update to Xbox One, which may not include any new fancy features but provides more stability to the console’s existing …

Far Cry 5 Beginner's Guide: Key Tips For Getting Started

Far Cry 5 pits you in a hopeless scenario: trapped in the middle of the Montanan wilderness, in a community run by a charismatic cult leader, with no help coming. It's a daunting task, but with a little help you can start dismantling the organization and picking off the fine salt-of-the-earth folks …

Xbox One Version Of Hellblade Announced

Ninja Theory has announced Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, the acclaimed action game that explores mental illness through the lens of Norse mythology, will be launching for Xbox One on April 11. Until now the title was a PlayStation 4 console exclusive and also available on PC.<p>Of course, Hellblade on …

PSA: You Only Need One Copy Of A Way Out To Play Co-Op With A Friend

Prison-break game A Way Out launches today, and it aims to give players an interesting cooperative experience. The co-op aspect of the game is so important that you can't even choose to play it solo--you either need a friend or to be matchmade into a session with a stranger. But A Way Out makes …

Far Cry 5 Features A Secret Ending Like Far Cry 4; Here's How To Get It

Far Cry 5's campaign can you run more than two dozen hours, but you can actually see the credits after around 10 minutes if you take advantage of an Easter egg of sorts. Just like in Far Cry 4, you can "complete" Far Cry 5's campaign in short order if you do something unexpected.<p>As you can see in …

How to get perfect crispy bacon without burning it by adding one simple ingredient - and it's not oil

Crispy bacon is one of life's greatest pleasures.<p>Achieving the perfect crisp for your bacon, however, isn't always that easy - there's a fine line …

Virtual Boxing League is a great cardio workout disguised as a pretty good VR game

Virtual Boxing League (VBL) is a VR game that lets you throw real punches at virtual people. Soon players will even get to throw virtual punches at real people in PVP bouts, but that feature isn’t implemented just yet. It’s not just a fun boxing game; VBL is my new favorite cardio workout.<p>The game …

Slow-cooked Barbecued Chicken Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together first 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle over chicken. Place chicken in a single layer in a lightly greased …

PUBG Xbox One: Miramar test server to launch this Spring

<b>Inside Xbox housed embarrassing tutorials for PUBG players, but also some interesting elaboration on the future of Miramar on Xbox One.</b><p>Microsoft’s …

Gaming Industry

Final Sea Of Thieves Beta Is Live Now On Xbox One And PC

Sea of Thieves developer Rare has announced another beta for its upcoming multiplayer pirate game. This beta will be the final one before the game's release date in a few weeks and is open to everyone on Xbox One and PC. It's live now and runs until March 11 at 2 AM PT / 5 AM ET / 10 AM GMT / 9 PM …

Why Choosing The New Performance Mode For Xbox One X Enhanced Xbox 360 Games May Be A Bad Idea

Xbox recently added a new feature for Xbox 360 games that have been enhanced for the Xbox One X. Players now have the option of choosing between Performance and Graphics modes to prioritize frame rate or visual quality. Performance mode may not do what you think, and choosing it may be a bad …

Gaming

Far Cry 5's New American Setting Made Me Feel Like An Outsider

Far Cry 5's setting of an American county under siege seems to become more provocative as the days go by. Moving away from the tropical jungles of the South Pacific and African savannas, the series now dips its toes into the US setting of Hope County, Montana for its action-packed fish-out-of-water …

PUBG Xbox One Update Out Now, Here Are The Patch Notes

A new update for the Xbox One edition of PUBG has been released this week, and it makes some significant changes. Included in the big new update are requested bug fixes, Game DVR support, and, perhaps most notably, the removal of a single starting area for all players.<p>Now, PUBG has multiple …

Free Rainbow Six Siege Base Operators, Weapon Attachments Now Available

A variety of exciting new content is now available for Rainbow Six Siege, including two new Operators and the limited-time Outbreak mode, courtesy of the new Operation Chimera update. But there are other significant changes now in place for Siege that come as very welcome news for many …

Far Cry 5's DLC Trailer Shows Off Martian Fights And Zombies

Far Cry 5 launches in a couple of weeks on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. However, well before the full game has launched, Ubisoft has released a trailer teasing future DLC packs--and they look pretty awesome.<p>In the trailer, Ubisoft specifically calls out Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, the retrofuturistic (and …

State Of Decay 2 Release Date, Price Confirmed For Xbox One And PC

Microsoft has announced a release date and pricing details for its upcoming zombie survival game, State of Decay 2. The title launches for Xbox One and PC on May 22, and it'll be a little cheaper than fans might expect: The standard version will run for $30, while the Ultimate Edition costs $50.<p>The …

Trump Administration Sues California Over Immigration Laws

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration escalated what had been a war of words over California’s immigration agenda, filing a lawsuit late Tuesday that amounted to a pre-emptive strike against the liberal state’s so-called sanctuary laws.<p>The Justice Department sued California; Gov. Jerry Brown; and …

Immigration