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Someone Took The Time To Meticulously Recreate ‘Terminator 2’ In ‘GTA V’

<i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>‘s impressive engine has powered more tributes than Tenacious D. From the spot-on recreation of <i>Breaking Bad</i>, to the <i>Game of Thrones</i> intro, gamers and non-gamers alike have seen that just about anything can be recreated in <i>GTA V</i> with patience, know-how, and plenty of time. We even …

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No 'Star Wars' game has ever looked this real

In the last two Star Wars games, "Battlefront" and "Battlefront II," you're given a sandbox of Star Wars characters and worlds to play in.<p>These games are <i>very</i> pretty — some of the best-looking games on any system — but they don't hold a candle to what one intrepid gamer turned the original …

'Grand Theft Auto' has never looked this good

Even though blockbuster game "Grand Theft Auto V" is nearly four years old, some players are making it look better than ever.<p>Just look at this madness:<p>How's this possible? Simple! Take the PC version of the game and apply a single, ridiculously impressive modification. Check it:

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The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Really Need

A man's fitness routine, much like his choice in films, women, clothes and favourite reptile (Komodo dragon - closely followed by the bearded dragon …

These Cartographers Are Making Awesome Fantasy RPG Maps For Your Campaigns

Finding other encounter and campaign maps for your RPG is as easy as a Google search, <i>they say</i>. However, rummaging through a few million maps and …

5 Games That Teach You How To Survive The Apocalypse

If you were born prior to 1999 then, congratulations, you have survived about four different apocalypses! It’s a major feat, knowing that you have …

The Best Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Mods

The recently launched Witcher 3 Game of the Year Edition marked the end of the line for Geralt’s latest outing – pulling together the outstanding …

GTA 5 Redux graphics mod looks better than ever ahead of next week’s release

Since its PC release last year, Grand Theft Auto 5 has been subjected to a whole host of neat mods and maps and updates, but arguably the most …

Enderal, The Huge Skyrim Mod, Is Out Now

A final version of Enderal: The Shards of Order [official site] has been completed and can be downloaded for free now. While ‘Enderal’ sounds like it …

How To Play Dungeons & Dragons With Friends Around The World

It used to be that finding the time and a place to play <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> was rather easy. We would quickly stuff manuals, modules, dice, and Trapper …

No Truce With The Furies is the isometric RPG to look out for

A revolution-wrecked port city. An enthusiastic policeman out of his depth. “Neither fantasy, history, nor any kind of -punk.” Helmed by a …

Gawp At GTA 5’s Redux Overhaul Mod

Although a wee bit late to the party, the PC iteration of Grand Theft Auto V [official site] has hardly broke stride since its release last year. …

One man created an amazing update to the original Nintendo Game Boy

1/<p>This magically updated Game Boy started life as a standard Game Boy. Here it is after having two holes drilled out of its face:<p>2/<p>The drilling was …

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

Eco-Cooler air conditioner cools a home without using electricity

Air conditioning units are expensive devices both to buy and to run. When they stop working, that’s also an expensive problem to solve. Even so, if …

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Turn-Based Robot Wars: SteamWorld Heist Out June 7th

SteamWorld Heist [official site], sez John, is “a turn-based combat even a great big dolt like me can enjoy”. That was after a hands-on session with …

8 board games to try if you love video games

<i>Owen Duffy is a journalist, dad and board game expert from Glasgow. His blog,</i> <i>Cardboard Sandwich</i><i>, is devoted to board games, card games, roleplaying</i> …

Dark Souls and doughnuts – what video games taught me about vegan cookery

I’m a level one gal in a level 12 world, but I’m scraping by. I time my dodges carefully, angling just right to catch the boss as he lunges where I’m no longer standing. Then I jump back, down an estus flask and restore my health, staying a whisker out of reach. But this time I’ve miscalculated. …

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Exploring a tiny galaxy filled with jerks in Stellaris

Space, as Captain Kirk once said, is big and empty and boring. Okay, maybe not boring, but it's sufficiently large that you can quite easily miss the …

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One of the best boardgames ever is on Steam, and it's great

Twilight Struggle, once called "the best boardgame on the planet" by FiveThirtyEight.com with only mild hyperbole, is the king of period-specific …

One of the best board games ever made is now live on Steam

Twilight Struggle is out now, and it is worth your time<p>Long before <i>Pandemic: Legacy</i> rocketed up the charts at Board Game Geek, there was another "best" board game of all time, and now it's playable on Steam.<p><i>Twilight Struggle</i>, the complex strategic wargame chronicling the entire Cold War, went live …

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Word-puzzler 'Scribblenauts Unlimited' returns to mobile

<i>Scribblenauts</i> started as a handheld game, and now the adorable interactive dictionary puzzler is making its way to Android and iOS after an extended break from mobile. 2012's <i>Scribblenauts Unlimited</i> (which appeared on 3DS, PC and Wii U) is available right now on Google Play and as a universal app on …

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Here's What You'll Need to Run Nvidia's GeForce Experience Share Beta

Nvidia has opened up beta access to its updated GeForce Experience. The beta brings some cool new features to GeForce Experience, but one of the most interesting is perhaps GameStream Co-op.<p>According to Nvidia, GameStream co-op allows you to stream a game over the Internet and allows you to play …

Fallout live-action trailer teases a dark and desolate world

A teaser trailer for <i>Fallout_Lost/Found</i>, a fan-made, live-action movie based on the Fallout universe, offers a brief look at the film's lawless world.<p>Created by Blue Rock Media Corp. and Squadron, <i>Fallout_Lost/Found</i> follows Mika, a courier traveling a post-apocalyptic world filled with people …

Watch GLaDOS from 'Portal' explain the difference between fission and fusion

Do you know the difference between nuclear fission and nuclear fusion? Here's a teacher guaranteed to hold your attention in class. GLaDOS, the hilarious homicidal artificial intelligence from the <i>Portal</i> games, explains the two nuclear reactions in a new video produced by NASA. While she isn't …

INFOGRAPHIC: Make Fresh Food Last Longer

Wasted food is more than just wasted money. Every time you toss uneaten produce in the compost, it causes unnecessary environmental damage and wastes …

Watch five minutes of absolute, cinematic Dishonored mastery

I used to think I understood <i>Dishonored</i>, and was pretty good at it. This video removed that feeling pretty efficiently.<p>There's not much to add here; this is mastery of <i>Dishonored</i>, and it's fun as hell to watch. It's one thing to be good at a game, but it's quite another to combine complete domination …

How same-sex marriage could ruin civilisation

Same-sex marriage is now legal throughout the USA. This is a good thing, it’s always nice when people get equal treatment under the law. Sadly, not everyone agrees. Such is the speed of modern news and communication that announcement of the Supreme Court decision was essentially immediately …

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