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Is a High Renewables Future Really Possible? (Part 1)

In recent weeks and months, there’s been much to celebrate about renewable energy and the electricity system—wind and solar in particular are …

Why Digital Distribution Is The Future And GameStop Is Not: Taking The Long View On Used Games

<i>In the long run, the end of used games and brick-and-mortal retailers will be good for gamers and the video game industry.</i><p>Total Biscuit is one of my favorite video game YouTube commentators and he has a really excellent commentary up on used games and why retailers like GameStop are bad for …

Fuse Overview | Polygon

Latest Stories View all news<p>By Michael McWhertor on May 08, 2014 05.08.14<p>Insomniac Games, beloved for its Ratchet & Clank and Resistance games, hit a career low with Fuse, the 2013 cooperative shooter formerly known as Overstrike. It was a game that debuted with a...<p>By Jenna Pitcher on Jul 22, 2013 …

Final Fantasy 9 side quest rediscovered after thirteen years

An obscure <i>Final Fantasy 9</i> side quest was rediscovered by Game FAQs forum member The_Kusabi, 13 years after the game's release in 2000.<p>The_Kusabi discovered the side quest via the game's companion book, <i>Final Fantasy 9 Ultimania</i>, which was published in 2004. Shortly after the post, Game FAQ user …

German commission calls out Xbox One privacy issues

Not all are pleased with the technology behind Microsoft's upcoming platform, the Xbox One. Speaking with news site Spiegel (translated by Games Industry International), Germany's federal data protection commissioner Peter Schaar likened the next-generation console to a "monitoring device."<p>"The …

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The Evil Within's first 15 minutes sets a spooky and suspenseful tone

The first 15-minutes of The Evil Within<p>Tango Gameworks' <i>The Evil Within</i> will dabble with the supernatural, the gory and the nerve-rackingly suspenseful, based on a demo shown to Polygon at a recent pre-E3 event.<p>The game, led by developer Shinji Mikami, who is best known for his work on the Resident …

Backward compatibility matters less than you think

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>After the reveal of the Xbox One, gamers learned that backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 and current-generation Xbox Live Arcade games would not be possible …

Dawngate is EA's latest unannounced MOBA game

Electronic Arts is pushing into the multiplayer online battle arena genre, according to a website that has surfaced for the currently unannounced competitive title <i>Dawngate</i>.<p>The upcoming MOBA game — whose website was discovered by Superannuation — is slated to be the first release from developer …

Autonomous X-47B Jet Fighter Makes Historic First Launch From An Aircraft Carrier

As PopSci cheers from the carrier deck<p>ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, ATLANTIC OCEAN--All that was left on the carrier deck was a cloud of white steam wafting over a flight crew that was visibly bursting with excitement even with faces concealed behind bulky protective headgear, noise suppressing …

8 Things You Should Know About Electric Cars

Sometime in the next few weeks, the 100,000th plug-in electric car will be sold in the U.S.<p>But they're still mostly a mystery to the average new-car buyer, and there are a few key principles that get shared over and over again.<p>Here they are, boiled down for easy consumption: eight things you need …

Google Should Include A Self-Destruct Button On Every Android Phone

Today at Google's I/O conference, stock Android seemed like a pricey luxury. Why?<p>Today at the 2013 Google I/O conference in California, Google announced that the company would begin selling the Samsung Galaxy S4, the newest in the most successful Android phone line on the planet, themselves. When …

Space Tourism's Black Carbon Problem

The industry and the F.A.A. say the climate effects of flying civilians into space will be negligible, but some scientists fret about the accumulation of black carbon in the stratosphere.<p><i>This story is part of a special PopularScience.com series on the future of energy.</i><p>Virgin Galactic proudly touts …

Untouched For The Last Billion Years, Water In Canadian Mine Holds Ingredients For Life

Scientists may have discovered the oldest free-flowing source of isolated water ever known.<p>Scientists digging around roughly one-and-a-half miles below the Earth's surface in an Ontario mine may have just discovered the oldest free-flowing source of isolated, untouched water ever known. Though they …