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Dota 2 - Dota 2 Explained by Someone Who Has Never Seen Dota 2 - IGN Video

IGN's Marty Sliva has never played Dota 2. For laughs, we threw him in over his head to narrate a pro match.

Senran Kagura Burst commercial likens it to pornography

If you still live at home with an edgy "No stupid people beyond this point" sign on your door and your mom still cleans your bedroom for you because …

Namco Bandai launches Wonder Momo teaser site

Namco Bandai is planning something related to the 8-bit game <i>Wonder Momo</i>, although it's unclear what that might be, according to a new teaser site from the publisher.<p>The simple teaser site features a silhouette of Momo and the phrase "Momo is back." The publisher's ShiftyLook division has been …

Kyle Thompson Photography

Experimental and Narrative Photography.<p>Kyle Thompson is a young photographer who was born in Chicago in 1992. At the age of 19 he started taking …

Olympus M.Zuiko 45mm f/1.8 Review: The best portrait lens for Micro Four Thirds - MirrorLessons

The Micro Four Thirds system offers a wide range of lenses but when it comes to portrait lenses, the choice is more limited. Without a hint of doubt, …

New Assassin's Creed clothing line goes beyond the T-shirt

<b>Musterbrand's official clothing line for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag brings rare style to tie-in fashion.</b><p>Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is due …

In The Long Dark, the apocalypse isn't the end of the world

If you're going to survive <i>The Long Dark,</i> you'll need to be knowledgeable about your surroundings and critical of your decisions, creative director Raphael van Lierop told Polygon during a recent interview.<p><i>The Long Dark</i> is a first-person post-apocalyptic disaster sim currently raising funds via …

How to Get Stunning Colors in Your Sunset Photography

Nothing makes a sky pop in a photograph the way that a sunset can. Beautiful purples and yellows in a sky are often the result of the setting sun, …

Landscape Photography

Dead Island: Epidemic is next game from Bloodline Champions studio

Deep Silver's upcoming zombie-centric MOBA game <i>Dead Island: Epidemic</i> is in development from the studio behind free-to-play action title <i>Bloodline Champions</i>, the publisher confirmed today to Polygon.<p>Swedish developer Stunlock Studios is developing the title using the original Dead Island universe. …

Battlefield 4 multiplayer details emerge

In a blog post today, Battlefield 4 developer DICE shared new information about the game's multiplayer component.<p>First, the four playable kits from Battlefield 3 will return in Battlefield 4: Engineer, Recon, Support, and Assault. This time around, however, players will be able to "more strongly …

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17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

Dead Island: Epidemic is a free-to-play MOBA

Zombies and multiplayer online battle arenas are two great tastes that taste great together, if you ask Dead Island publisher Deep Silver. The …

Fighting

Serialized Heresy: Scars (Episode 1) Review

It took the Black Library a few years to embrace digital publishing, but once they did, they’ve really latched onto it. With several digital-exclusive novellas, collections and series, the Black Library’s eBook store is one of the more impressive of the niche publishers. Their latest project is a …

X Rebirth launching Nov. 19 in North America

Space sim <i>X Rebirth</i> is launching Nov. 15 in Europe followed by a release on Nov. 19 in North America, German studio Egosoft confirmed.<p>The game, which is part of the studio's X Universe series, has been seven years in the making. Studio head Bernd Lehahn explained why it's taken so long to develop, …

Assassin's Creed 4 video goes hands-on with co-op

A new video shows <i>Assassin Creed 4: Black Flag</i>'s co-op multiplayer mode in action.<p>In the video, VG247 gives a brief hands-on overview of how the co-op play works in Ubisoft's upcoming nautical assassin game. In one type of gameplay, two assassins must work together in defending their treasure from …

The time a StarCraft supergroup took on Korea

America and Europe's top StarCraft organizations get a harsh lesson in Korea.<p>Nobody expected that competing in Proleague, the oldest and most elite Korean StarCraft team league, would be easy. The Korean teams who call Proleague their home have been playing professional StarCraft for a decade, ever …

End of Nations alpha servers back online after MOBA switch

<i>End of Nations</i>, the online real-time strategy game turned multiplayer online battle arena title, is back online for players on the alpha servers, Trion Worlds announced via press release.<p>Announced in 2010 as an online RTS, <i>End of Nations</i> made the jump to a MOBA title last week. With the recent …

How a bit of Warhammer 40K fan-fiction hopes to become a feature film

When Crytek artist Erasmus Brosdau decided to work on a side-project in his spare time, he opted to make a very short CGI piece about his favorite science fiction world, Warhammer 40K.<p>In the three years since, his little project has become one of the most notable pieces of fan-fiction in the world, …

About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

American McGee kickstarts zombies in the land of Oz

<b>Together with Spicy Horse, American McGee has taken his latest macabre fantasy game based on The Wizard of Oz to Kickstarter.</b><p>The Scarecrow has gone …

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Return Of The $750 Gaming PC Build: Now With Blu-Ray, Modular PSU, Double The SSD Storage

In April I posted an article titled “How To Build A Powerful Gaming PC For $750 — SSD And Operating System Included.” In less than three months it has attracted a shocking amount of views and inspired throngs of readers to wade into the exciting waters of PC gaming. Hundreds of you built that …

Switching to the Fujifilm X100 from the World of DSLRs

I’ve done it. I’ve switched over from a DSLR to a compact camera — the Fujifilm X100. Well, technically, that’s not true since I didn’t really …

Star Citizen Unveils New Ships As Crowdfunding Approaches $10.5 Million

<i>Star Citizen struts its stuff with a new ‘car commercial’ as the game races toward $10.5 million in crowdfunding.</i><p>Cloud Imperium Games, the Chris Roberts led studio behind upcoming space simulator <i>Star Citizen</i>, is aiming directly for your wallets.<p>The studio has already topped $10 million in …

'Prometheus 2' Moving Forward

In-game CDC coming to Plague, Inc.

Earlier this year <i>Plague Inc.</i>, the popular mobile game that has players controlling a disease as it attempts to wipe out humanity, made an appearance at the CDC.<p>Next month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention return the favor, making an appearance in the game.<p>The in-game appearance of the …

'Lords Of The Fallen' Looks Like A Next-Gen 'Dark Souls'

<i>‘Lords of the Fallen’ is a dark action-RPG being developed by a former ‘Witcher 2′ developer, and it looks a lot like ‘Dark Souls.’</i><p>Once known as <i>Project RPG</i>, <i>Lords of the Fallen</i> is being developed by Deck 13 and City Interactive, and headed up by former Witcher 2 developer Tomasz Gop.<p>While <i>The Witcher</i> …