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The New Nintendo 3DS loads a secret game when you tap out the Mario theme

Finally, something the 3DS browser is useful for.<p>A Vine post by a Japanese user alerted me to this bizarre nugget of Nintendo minutia: if you tap out the <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> theme's opening bar on the "new page" screen of the New Nintendo 3DS' browser, your list of most visited sites changes to STAGE …

What to expect from The Game Awards and PlayStation Experience this weekend

The first weekend in December will be a busy one, in terms of game announcements and reveals, thanks to two big, complementary events: The Game Awards and PlayStation Experience.<p>The Game Awards supplants the annual Video Game Awards (and VGX) that Spike TV put on for the past decade, though Spike …

Massive month-long sale rocks PlayStation Store for PS3, PS4 and Vita

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind us, it's time to spend even more money on deeply discounted things we just can't wait to purchase for ourselves.<p>PlayStation today announced a month-long PlayStation Store sale that kicks off with today's update. Select games, movies and television shows …

Meet Google’s ambitious new CAPTCHA that makes it easier to prove you’re human

Google is today announcing an improved version of CAPTCHA that it’s calling the ‘NoCAPTCHA reCAPTCHA.’ While it sounds like a mouthful, the new service has some great benefits for users.<p>We’ve known CAPTCHAs for years for their awful distorted text that’s hard to read and get right a lot of the …

The World's Most Famous Assault Rifle Is Getting Rebranded

The AK-47 is possibly the most recognizable weapon on earth, and it's getting a new logo and ad campaign.<p>​ After years of being among the most recognizable symbols of death and destruction the world over, the Soviet-made Kalashnikov assault rifles (the most famous of which is the AK-47) are being …