Sebastian Bacchetta

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Smart credit cards are coming. Here's what you need to know

At least four startups are betting the world isn't ready for mobile payments.<p>Unlike services like Apple Pay and Google Wallet (which use your phone), all-in-one cards or "smart cards" embrace a familiar medium -- the plastic credit card -- and turn it into an all-in-one payment solution.<p>Smart …

FinTech

Ocarina of Time's Hyrule recreated in Minecraft

<b>One clever Minecrafter has recreated the entirety of Hyrule as seen in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.</b><p>Forget Great Britain, Westeros and …

Minecraft - Pocket Edition will be getting more updates

It would be nice if the <i>Pocket Edition</i> of <i>Minecraft</i> was a 1:1 port of the PC original, but it's not. Thankfully, the team at Mojang has posted a recent …

Minecraft

$600K Minecraft movie Kickstarter cancelled

<b>A third-party film based in the world of Minecraft has been cancelled for failing to make a licensing deal with IP holder Mojang.</b><p>Let this be a strong …

One man's quest to reach the end of Minecraft

A <i>Minecraft</i> player by the name of Kurt J. Mac is on a mission to reach the end of the world, and he's documenting it for all to see, The New Yorker reports.<p>Mac began his journey on March 28, 2011. His aim was to reach what <i>Minecraft</i> developer Markus Persson calls the Far Lands, the area at the very …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Yoshi 3DS XL confirmed for North America

<b>Update:</b> The system has also been spotted in a <b>Toys”R”Us ad:</b><p><b>Original:</b> Nintendo will release the 3DS XL Limited Edition in North America, it has been …

This Centuries-Old Musical Instrument Sounds Exactly Like Super Mario

Listen to this young girl playing her sheng, a Chinese instrument invented thousands of years ago. The woodwind may be ancient, but the sound is pure …

Retrogaming

These 20 Pokemon Will Make You Think Twice Before Trying To Catch 'Em All

The release of Pokemon X and Y in October 2013 introduced 70 new Pokemon, bringing the known total of Pokemon in the Pokedex to 719. That's a lot of cuddly monsters that have been created over the years.<p>Pokemon designers, we know you work hard. But, we gotta say, it sometimes feels like you phone …

Netflix packets being dropped every day because Verizon wants more money

Verizon wants to be paid by consumers and Cogent, but Cogent refuses to pay.<p>The battle over who should pay to carry Netflix traffic is heating up …

GamesBeat’s 2013 Game of the Year: The Last of Us

<i>Check here for more from GamesBeat’s 12 Days of the Best and Worst of 2013</i>.<p>The GamesBeat staff is full of masochists. For the second year in a row, we’ve chosen a video game that ripped our hearts out and stomped on it repeatedly until we were just hollow shells of our former selves.<p>So why did the …

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Devil's Third Is 80 Percent Complete, Coming In 2014

It just needs a little more polish. And a publisher.<p>Devil's Third, the upcoming third-person shooter from Tomonobu Itagaki, the creator of the Dead …

GameSpot on Twitter: "Our People's Choice #GSGOTY poll ends today at noon, hurry and vote before it's too late! http://t.co/QG6Qn7jO3C http://t.co/rDU1MkaHzy"

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World of Warcraft survey asks about character upgrades, annual passes

A survey sent out to <i>World of Warcraft</i> to "past and current" subscribers questions players' interest in a new annual pass program, character upgrades and more.<p><i>World of Warcraft</i>'s annual pass program awarded bonus items and benefits — like a free copy of <i>Diablo 3</i> — to those who invested in a year-long …

Minecraft Mods - Yoglabs Outtakes!

GameSpot on Twitter: "NASA explains what Kinect and Oculus Rift have to do with in the future of space exploration. http://t.co/UqZQo4s0df http://t.co/ClCTaXK6Rp"

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Leak hints Google may shut down its Schemer goal sharing service

We can't blame you if you haven't heard of Google's Schemer; the goal sharing service launched at the end of 2011, but it hasn't received much publicity (or traffic) since. Accordingly, the crew in Mountain View may be close to shutting Schemer down. <i>Google Operating System</i> has leaked an internal …

Wii U Outsells Xbox One The Week Before Christmas According To VGChartz

We’ll start with the obligatory caveat: VGChartz is a controversial website. Any sales numbers taken from the site should, for a variety of reasons, be taken with a grain of salt. The numbers presented below should be viewed as estimates rather than hard data.<p>That being said, VGChartz’ weekly …

Legend of Zelda Songring - Sizes 6 - 13 (Stainless Steel)

BE AWARE: These rings are MADE-TO-ORDER and will take 4 - 5 weeks to create.<p>Each of these delightful Legend of Zelda songrings features one of your favorite songs from Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, or Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask.<p>There are three different finishes available: Stainless Steel …

Meet The First Guy To Beat "The Legend Of Zelda"

As far as the history books are concerned.<p>The Fall 1987 issue of <i>Nintendo Fun Club News</i> reported an exciting development: Ten players had beaten their "new hit video game," <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>. Released on Aug. 22 of that year, <i>Zelda</i> would go on to sell more than 6 million copies and become a cultural …

Awesome Headphones for Gamers and Geeks: See Me, Hear Me… - Technabob

There are a million and one headphones on the market, so how do you decide which ones to buy? Well, you could pick them just on the basis of how they …

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