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The Original 151 Pokemon, Redone As Monster Hunter Icons

Why did Gryphon-Shifter combine <i>Monster Hunter</i> and <i>Pokemon</i>? Heck, why not? The distinct icon style works fantastically with the <i>Pokemon</i> from <i>Red</i> and …

Here's Why Scientists Are Shooting Rockets at an Aurora

The best way to study the Northern Lights? Travel to Alaska with a big rocket loaded with scientific instruments.<p><b>Update</b>: Success! In the wee hours of this morning, on the seventh night of the mission's second launch window, Marilla Samara's team launched their rocket into an aurora. Data coming …

Why do we laugh when we are tickled?

What is it about a tickle that makes us giggle? And why can’t we tickle ourselves? Greg Foot explains all.<p>When you're touched, the nerve endings under your top layer of skin, or epidermis, send electrical signals to the brain. When we are tickled the somatosensory cortex picks up the signals to do …

Gorillas

Video: Solar eclipse from space

On Jan 30, the moon moved between NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and the sun, giving the observatory a view of a partial solar eclipse only …

Astronomy

13 Things You Need To Know About Concussions

Ahead of the Super Bowl, here’s the lowdown on brain damage in sports.<p>In recent years, researchers have only just begun to understand how and why concussions are dangerous, fueling the debate about football safety. Here’s what you need to know.<p>1. There are roughly 1.6 to 3.8 million concussions in …

The Brain

A 4-year-old top-grossing game? How Kingdoms At War is still making money years after launch

In the fast-paced world of mobile games, you usually sink or swim — fast. And even if you swim, it’s only for a short while.<p>So how has A Thinking Ape‘s Kingdoms at War stayed so high for so long?<p>Kingdoms at War was the eighth-highest grossing game on iPhone in 2010 — the dark ages of mobile gaming. …

New Dark Souls II Features Thrill, Delight And Concern

Actor Peter Serafinowicz is appearing in <i>Dark Souls II</i>. So is voice chat. The folks at <i>PlayStation Access</i> have returned from a special <i>Dark Souls II</i> …

Broken Age: The Decision to Make Two Acts - IGN Video

Tim Schafer comes to Up at Noon to discuss returning to adventure games and why Broken Age is in two parts.

10 Games Coming Out In 2014 That Probably Aren't On Your Radar, But Should Be

<i>Destiny</i>! <i>Watch Dogs</i>! <i>Titanfall</i>! That new <i>Alien</i> game! There’s a whole bunch of next-gen wonderment heading our way this year and we’re all very excited. …

Blockbusters

Disgaea D2 Patch Arrives in North America and Europe

The new patch fixes game freezes and audio issues, plus adds collectible artwork.<p>A new patch for Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness on PlayStation 3 is …

A Tale Of Two Final Fantasys

In 2003, two companies named Square and Enix merged, and everything went crazy. It was one of those Transformative Genre Moments, you know? The …

Sci-fi adventure Master Reboot launching Feb. 19 on PS3

<i>Master Reboot</i>, a science-fiction/horror adventure game set in the near future, will be released Feb. 19 worldwide on PlayStation 3 via the PlayStation Store, developer Wales Interactive announced today on the PlayStation Blog.<p>The first-person title centers on a massive server called the Soul Cloud. …

The 12 Best Games for the Wii U

Hail, ye Nintendo faithful! Loyal folk that you are, a Wii U rests beneath your TV. The console never quite hit its stride and has now been replaced …