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Minecraft developer Mojang is finally releasing Scrolls

After more than 18 months in beta, Mojang's collectible card game <i>Scrolls</i> is finally getting an official release tomorrow, Dec. 11, the developer confirmed today.<p>Mojang released a new trailer for <i>Scrolls</i> today and said that the strategy game, which is available for Mac and Windows PC platforms, is …

'Bloodborne' Is A Dark And Brutal Successor To 'Dark Souls'

I finally had a chance to play <i>Bloodborne,</i> and to wander into the dark and bloody nightmare that is the imagination of Hidetaka Miyazaki.<p>I’ve walked this path before. First into the fog-shrouded land of Boletaria, where I hunted demons and took their souls as trophies, until finally I found the Old …

Gear VR fixes one of virtual reality's most annoying problems

Virtual reality can make your few moments of downtime feel surreal.<p>Last evening I was floating a few meters underwater, surrounded by half-submerged hunks of ice and Narwhals. I was "playing" a sort of passive underwater experience on the newly-released Gear VR, Samsung's portable virtual reality …

'The Game Awards' Draw Dramatically More Viewers Than Past VGAs

The Game Awards are a hit, at least by two important metrics. Despite a few hiccups and plenty of nitpicks (from yours truly included) press, fans and industry figures generally seemed to appreciate the show’s reverence for gaming, past and present. But secondly, now we know that quite a few people …

Oculus VR snaps up hand-tracking and 3D modeling companies

Oculus VR says it's acquired two more companies today, one that specializes in tracking hands and another that recreates highly-accurate 3D models from real world objects. The first, Nimble VR, started two years ago as a way to track what your hands are doing, something Oculus says "has the …

You Don't Have To Kill Prostitutes In 'GTA V'

Here’s a small fact: You don’t have to go around killing everyone in <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>. The game gives you an enormous amount of choice, at least outside of the main missions, in who you help shuffle off this mortal coil. It’s a game largely about choices, actually.<p>You can choose to abduct people …

Xbox One outsold PS4 in the US and UK last month, Microsoft says

For the first time in a long time, Microsoft's Xbox One beat Sony's PlayStation 4 in monthly sales in the United States, according to data from Microsoft and the NPD Group.<p>November set a new record for sales of Xbox One, Microsoft said in a statement, and was the best-selling console in the U.S. …

Grand Theft Auto 5, Australian culture, and how the American press misses the point

The decision to remove <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> from the shelves of Target and K-Mart stores in Australia caused quite the reaction, especially in the American gaming press.<p>The move was discussed, argued over and written about, but the act itself took place in Australia, and reflects Australian culture …

How To Wear A Sweater Dress And Not Feel Frumpy

We're all about sweater weather here at HuffPost Style, so it's no surprise that we champion knit dresses of all silhouettes.<p>But when it comes to wearing them out and about, it seems like we all often rely on the same ol' look -- maybe cinching the waist with a belt, or immediately throwing on a …

The New Neutral

Dick Page is not a man who bows to beauty convention. The makeup artist loves a vibrant lime eyelid, a scarlet-fever cheek, and a shoe polish– black brow. Even when it comes to neutrals, that bastion of makeup-world safety, he plays fast and loose. “I love the wonkiness of ochre,” he says of the …

Pippa Middleton Offers Up a Harsh Critique of Kim Kardashian's Butt

In a new blog post (LOL), Pippa says she doesn't get "American booty culture" at all. Pheasant shoots, on the other hand, make total sense to her.<p>Like most middle-class British children, I was brought up to remember that if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all. Obviously it didn't …

Iconic Model Dovima’s 6 Best Looks in Vogue

The woman Richard Avedon called “the most remarkable and unconventional beauty of her time,” kept her mouth closed at her first photo session because, as the iconic model once recalled, “I had this ugly front tooth that I broke when I was playing dress-up in my mother’s clothes.” Who knew that this …

Top Coats

Blade Runner-esque black vinyl trenchcoat on the runway at the @Dior pre-fall 2015 show in Tokyo #DiorTokyo

Leaked Sony emails insult Angelina Jolie, Adam Driver

In the latest fallout from the cyber-attack saga that’s enveloping Sony Pictures, leaked emails published by Gawker reveal a nasty exchange between studio co-chairman Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin, and an ugly bashing by the hard-charging producer of key figures in the industry, including …

Honey Boo Boo's Anna 'Chickadee' Cardwell: 'I'm Concerned for Alana'

Anna “Chickadee” Cardwell refuses to remain silent about her mother’s alleged relationship with a convicted child molester.<p>Cardwell, who was featured …

Legless Princess Peach amiibo sells for $25,100 on eBay

Tis the season to spend way too much money on hard-to-find video game related things, apparently.<p>A defective, still-in-package Princess Peach Amiibo sold for $25,100 on eBay this week after a nearly week-long bidding war that included 109 offers. This particular princess is missing her legs. The …

Melissa Rivers breaks her silence on Joan

HOLLYWOOD — Melissa Rivers is ready to begin opening up about losing her mother, Joan.<p>Rivers was a guest of honor at <i>The Hollywood Reporter's</i> annual Women in Entertainment breakfast, held at Milk Studios and attended by stars including Angelina Jolie, Jay Leno and Geena Davis. Hollywood's most …

Why Comic Sans Works On The “I Can’t Breathe” Shirts

A font should help convey the tone of the message it delivers. Comic Sans does just that for the protest shirts NBA players are wearing.<p>On Saturday night, Chicago Bulls star player Derrick Rose wore a black T-shirt adorned with the phrase “I Can’t Breathe” during warm-ups as a way of showing …