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The PS4 And Xbox One Are Already Out Of Date

Nothing makes me laugh more than the ongoing obsession with the Xbox One’s difficulties rendering games at a full 1080p resolution.<p>Gaming forums are full of scathing comments from PS4 fan boys about how the Xbox One delivering a number of its games with resolutions a few lines less than 1080 proves …

What Have We Learned From Titanfall, Watch Dogs, And Destiny?

The reviews are in and Destiny appears to be something of a disappointment for fans and critics alike. The game has received rather low review scores from many major outlets, 6 out of 10s and the like, and its all-important Metacritic rating is hovering at a troubling 75.<p>Past that, it’s a strange …

Do violent video games actually reduce real world crime?

Researchers have been searching for a link between playing video games and acts of real world violence for decades, without much success.<p>But what if games help to actually reduce violent crime?<p>Researchers at Villanova University and Rutgers University have published a study comparing sales of …

Which gaming PCs are worth buying?

If you're serious about your computer gaming, you're going to want a desktop made for it. Many gamers choose to build their own, selecting the parts that best suit their needs. But to do that, you need the time and money, and it also generally helps to know what you're doing. For those of you …

Anita Sarkeesian shares the most radical thing you can do to support women online

It's surprisingly simple<p>Anyone looking to support women suffering from harassment online has a surprisingly simple place to start, says Anita Sarkeesian, founder of the web video series Feminist Frequency. "One of the most radical things you can do is to actually believe women when they talk about …

​How To Beat Shovel Knight In The Late '80s

The excellent <i>Shovel Knight</i> already feels like it was time-warped in from the late 1980s. Why not give it a period-appropriate tips video?<p>The …

Indie Gaming

Watch Epic's just-released Unreal Engine 4 in action

Epic Games released a series of videos today showing off Unreal Engine 4, its just-released graphics engine.<p>Press play above for a five-minute trailer that highlights the bullet point features of Unreal Engine 4. You'll see rendered examples of full scene HDR reflections and the engine's ability to …

Suffer anxiety? A mobile game could help

Playing a science-based therapeutic mobile game for 25 minutes can help reduce anxiety levels, new research has discovered.<p><b>Playing a mobile game for</b> …

South Park: The Stick of Truth - 7 of South Park: Stick of Truth's Most Dangerous Hunts - IGN Video

A walkthrough video for the side quest Big Game Huntin' with Jimbo in South Park: The Stick of Truth.

Watch 17 Minutes of Blizzard's MOBA Heroes of the Storm

Here, there be Dragons.<p>Blizzard has released 17 minutes of footage from its upcoming Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA), Heroes of the Storm.<p>The …

The Stick of Truth lets you know the story is pretend, and that makes everything feel real

There is a moment in the Academy Award-winning film <i>Gravity</i> where a character sprays a fire extinguisher towards the viewer. Our view of the action is temporarily impaired due to the frost on the camera lens.<p>It's the sort of "mistake" that adds character to a film, the unplanned touches like the …

This Pacemaker Membrane Can Keep A Heart Beating Perfectly

The pacemaker of the future looks crazy<p>You're looking at what might be the pacemaker of a decade from now: a custom-made membrane, developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Washington University in St. Louis, that slides over a heart and keeps it regulated by a …

University of Illinois

How a Minecraft video series changed Mojang's trolling policy

<i>Minecraft</i> developer Mojang will "clarify" its trolling policy, a reexamination that began because of a YouTube video series dedicated to the forbidden practice.<p>YouTube user John "ZexyZek" Morin posted the first video in his <i>Minecraft</i>: Trolling! series on Aug. 17, 2013. Throughout the series, Morin …

Steam's family sharing feature now open to all users

Last September Valve launched a small beta for Steam's new family sharing feature, and today it's finally available for everyone. The service lets Steam users share their entire game library with friends and family on up to 10 authorized devices. If you see a friend or family member playing a game …

This Is 4K PC Gaming With Falcon Northwest's Mach V And Triple Nvidia Titan Blacks

There’s a classic scene in Quentin Tarantino’s 1997 film <i>Jackie Brow</i>n, wherein Samuel L. Jackson provides some colorful commentary about the, shall we say, undeniable blanket effectiveness of an AK-47. Falcon Northwest’s Mach V PC is a <i>lot</i> like that.<p>Let’s weed out the window shoppers: the specific …

Twitch Has Beat Pokemon

Now there's a countdown to something new.<p>After sixteen days, thousands of players have managed to defeat Pokemon Red through the social experiment …

Sega Genesis steampunk shooter Steel Empire heading to Japan on 3DS this March

A Nintendo 3DS remake of the steampunk-styled Sega Genesis release <i>Steel Empire</i> is launching in Japan at the end of March, Siliconera reports.<p>Originally developed by game studio Hot B, the remake is now being published by its former developers who have since moved on to create a new company, …

Game makers can now start their own Steam sales, to your wallet's chagrin

If you're like many of the PC gamers we know, you wait eagerly for Valve's Steam sales; they're chances to stock up on games that were previously unaffordable. Thanks to a new Steamworks update, you won't necessarily have to be so patient. Game makers can now start their own Steam sales, …

Talking Dog Device Ready to Hit Market Soon

What if your dog could greet you with more than a growl, or announce the reason he's scratching at the door?<p>It sounds absurd and much like the …

iOS 6 Users Left In The Lurch After Security Flaw Discovered

As has been widely reported, Apple recently discovered a critical bug in its iOS and OS systems. The security flaw made users of its computers and mobile devices vulnerable to attackers that might want to intercept sensitive information sent during banking sessions, email and other communications …

Cliff Bleszinski's next game will unite developers and players

Cliff Bleszinski wants to make his next game a Windows PC title because that platform is "where the community is," he said in an interview with Gamasutra.<p>Bleszinski, who left Epic Games in October 2012 after two decades with the company, said last December that he's planning to develop a …

This iPhone-Sized Device Can Hack A Car, Researchers Plan To Demonstrate

Auto makers have long downplayed the threat of hacker attacks on their cars and trucks, arguing that their vehicles’ increasingly-networked systems are protected from rogue wireless intrusion. Now two researchers plan to show that a few minutes alone with a car and a tiny, cheap device can give …

How Most Anyone Can Find Photos Of Secret Government Sites

Last August, Jeffrey Lewis saw a North Korean propaganda video, posted in April 2012, which showed its missile launchers holding intercontinental ballistic missiles, shot from an oddly-shaped building.<p>He was curious. So with a team of students, he modeled what the building would look like and …

Google buys sound authentication firm SlickLogin

<b>Google has acquired SlickLogin - an Israeli start-up behind the technology that allows websites to verify a user's identity by using sound waves.</b><p>It works by playing a uniquely generated, nearly-silent sound through computer speakers, which is picked up by an app on the user's smartphone.<p>The app …

Information Systems

Assassin's Creed is Getting a Board Game

Ubisoft introduces Assassin's Creed: Arena.<p>Ubisoft has announced that its partnered with Cryptozoic Entertainment to bring out an Assassin's …

BitTorrent Launches 'Unlimited' File Delivery Service SoShare

BitTorrent on Friday announced the public beta launch of SoShare, a free file delivery service for Windows and Mac designed by the company’s engineers and based on the BitTorrent protocol. The firm says the new tool lets you send an unlimited amount of files, up to a terabyte at once.<p>BitTorrent …

Google Acquires SlickLogin, The Sound-Based Password Alternative

SlickLogin has been acquired by Google, just five months after launching at TechCrunch Disrupt.<p>Word of the acquisition is confirmed by a notice on the company’s site, where they say that they’ll be joining Google in their efforts to “make the Internet safer for everyone”. We’ve also confirmed this …

How Valve created the Steam Controller

During a talk from Steam Dev Days, Valve's Eric Hope detailed how the developer conceptualized, experimented with and created its Steam Controller.<p>According to Hope, the controller had to be capable of supporting play for everything in the Steam catalogue and comfortable enough for the living room. …

Edinburgh director makes World of Warcraft movie

IT IS a Brit flick like no other, featuring luminaries of the nation’s film and television industry in an epic tale of love in a dangerous fantasy …