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A strange doctorate: university to offer course in Marvel movie studies

Students at the University of Baltimore can take Media Genres: Media Marvels, which aims to deepen understanding in Marvel Studios output and impact<p>A university is to begin offering a course in Marvel movies studies, offering students the chance to swot up on the superhero universe which has taken …

Final Fantasy creator Square Enix unveils Shinra Technologies to make ‘revolutionary’ cloud game tech

Final Fantasy game publisher Square Enix is setting up its “revolutionary” cloud gaming technology, previously code-named Project Flare, as a separate subsidiary dubbed Shinra Technologies. Among the cool tech it promises are cloud-based landscapes in games that are 17 times the size of the huge …

TGS 2014: Bravely Second Is One of 3DS’s Best-Looking Games

The wonderful pop-up book RPG returns.<p>IGN's Mitch Dyer and Brian Altano spent some time in the world of Bravely Second, the sequel to IGN's February …

Bravely Second is Exactly What You Want It to Be

<i>Bravely Default</i> is a darling of a JRPG that hearkens back to the <i>Final Fantasy</i> games of yore—and one of the best games the 3DS has to offer. From …

Tokyo Game Show

The biggest and best games we saw at Tokyo Game Show

Tokyo Game Show isn't just about chocolatey in-jokes and embarrassing booth disasters — there's a ton of actual video games to play as well. While the Japanese games industry doesn't have the global status that it once enjoyed, TGS is still the biggest annual stage for local developers and …

10 Ridiculous Obscure Marvel Characters - Part 3

'This Is Where I Leave You' is a fractious family affair

I can't think of a family I'd rather sit shiva with than the Altmans of "This Is Where I Leave You." They bury their father, Mort, pun no doubt intended, with the right mix of tears and unearthed resentments, and they take the blows life hands them seriously enough but in stride. As if they are …

‘Star Wars’ video shows off Millennium Falcon with a Bat-surprise | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

The Batmobile hitches a ride with the Millennium Falcon in a new video released by “Star Wars: Episode VII” director J.J. Abrams’ production company Bad Robot.<p>The 36-second clip was posted quietly to YouTube Thursday morning under the title “Hunka Junk” — a nice nod to Lando Calrissian. The video …

The Board Game of the Alpha Nerds

Before Risk, before Dungeons & Dragons, before Magic: The Gathering, there was Diplomacy. One writer enters international competition to play the …

Is EA's MOBA Dawngate a worthy competitor to League of Legends? You can play it today and decide for yourself

Electronic Arts has announced that its upcoming MOBA Dawngate has entered open beta, allowing anyone to try out the Battlefield publisher's competitor to massively popular free-to-play games League of Legends and DOTA 2.<p>You can join the beta today by registering at the game's website. Of course, …

The Most Fabulous Houses Of 2014

Every year, the American Institute of Architects honors the best residential design in the U.S., recognizing, as the organization puts it, “good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.”<p>Today, the organization announced its 2014 AIA Housing …

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Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Zero waste, lower transport costs and recyclable materials – is 3D-printing the future of housebuilding? Dutch architects are putting the process to the test for the first time in Amsterdam<p>Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon …

Tenya Wanya Teens continues touring through March

<i>Tenya Wanya Teens</i>, currently playable only on tour, will make stops in New York, Toronto and San Francisco this year, according to the game's website.<p><i>Tenya Wanya Teens</i> is a "coming-of-age tale" from <i>Katamari Damacy</i> developer Keita Takahashi and Asuka Sakai of Uvula, Venus Patrol and Wild Rumpus; it …

Red-Band Trailer for Van Damme's WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE

These are the best student-made games of 2013, according to IGF

Independent Games Festival (IGF) organizers have announced the winners of the 12th annual Student Showcase, highlighting the eight best student-produced games of 2013.<p>The winners include pattern-puzzle game Engare from students at NHTV University of Applied Science, as well as Museum of Simulation …

Basement Crawl brings its grindhouse flavor to Europe Jan. 29

Bloober Team's PlayStation 4-exclusive multiplayer game, <i>Basement Crawl</i>, will launch on the European PlayStation Network Jan. 29, the Polish developer announced today, adding that a North American release date will be announced soon.<p><i>Basement Crawl</i> is a multiplayer game featuring support for …

Game of Thrones Season 4: On the Set Featurette (HBO)

11 Travel Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

My assignments involve a great deal of travel -- usually every few weeks, often international. Several years into an increasingly busy travel and lifestyles writing career, I've managed to still avoid getting an international plan on my phone or paying roaming charges. I've survived with copious …

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How the NSA Recruits in a Post-Snowden World

The surveillance state sold itself to hackers as the coolest place to work. Now it’s seen as the enemy, and that means going elsewhere to build an …

The changing face of psychology

After 50 years of stagnation in research practices, psychology is leading reforms that will benefit all life sciences<p>In 1959, an American researcher named Ted Sterling reported something disturbing. Of 294 articles published across four major psychology journals, 286 had reported positive results – …

Epic 9-minute video is perfect fan-made tribute to the hottest anime of the year

Heads up, <i>Attack on Titan</i> fans. This cosplay group just leveled up and took your whole fandom with it.<p><i>Attack on Titan</i> is the unlikely anime of the …