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The best RPG apps for iPad

RPG games are quite possibly the most popular gaming apps for the iOS platform. These apps have millions of players from around the world. The …

There and back again: A history of The Lord of the Rings in video games | Polygon

Christopher Tolkien thought his father's works were "unsuitable for transformation into visual dramatic form."<p>One producer wanted <i>The Hobbit</i> "less Zelda and more Mario."<p>"It's a very human story, if you'll pardon the pun."<p>"It's all so grounded in myth and history — the same stories, the same …

Xbox One to launch in China this month after all

Having just discovered that <i>Halo's</i> Master Chief is actually Chinese, we were about to call out the irony of the Xbox One's delayed launch in mainland China, but now we have some good news. According to our brethren over at <i>Engadget Chinese</i>, Microsoft has just confirmed that its latest console and …

Valve makes finding your next Steam game easier

When Valve debuted game-recommendation tags not long ago, it was apparently a precursor to something much bigger. Today the PC game-sales juggernaut has revealed a new look for its store that aims to put games in front of you that you didn't even know you wanted. By utilizing the tags, your gaming …

Destiny: All Venus Gold Loot Chest Locations - IGN Video

We show you where every gold chest is located on Venus. Miss the chests on the Moon Earth or Mars? Check the IGN wiki for more!

Local Motors Reveals First 3D-Printed Car (W/Video)

The Local Motors Strati is the world’s first 3D-printed car. In order to showcase the future of Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) or 3D printing, Local Motors began printing the Strati at the 2014 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago this week.<p>The idea behind a 3D-printed car is …

Epic Games Giving Away Unreal Engine 4 Free to Schools

Go to school and make games.<p>Epic Games has announced that it is offering the complete Unreal Engine 4 development suite for free to academic …

Project Cars is already a better racing game than Forza or Gran Turismo

Slightly Mad Studios is in fighting mood. There's a slight cockiness to creative director Andy Tudor as he runs through the crowd-funded, …

League Of Legends Just Destroyed Its Lore, Will Start Over

Despite being one of the most popular video games on the planet, League of Legends has for most players never been big on story. There's always been …

Andrew Wilson of EA: 'We never want to be worst US company again'

Andrew Wilson became Electronic Arts’ chief executive a year ago this month. We talk painful lessons, virtual reality and why games should replace movies<p>The giant video game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) is not universally loved – if you play games or talk about them on the internet, you may have …

The People Who Live Forever in the Games They Loved

A look at memorials to those shining lights extinguished too soon.<p><b>[Editor's Note: this piece originally ran in 2014 in response to Blizzard's plans</b> …

Sony QX1 Transforms Any Smartphone Into a Mirrorless Camera

Shipping early October for $399 USD.<p>Sony is bringing out a nifty device that turns any smartphone into a mirrorless APS-C sensor camera with the …

'Minecraft' Perfected For Families On PlayStation 4 And Xbox One

Having sold in impressive numbers on consoles already (eclipsing PC and Mac numbers early this year), Minecraft arrived on PlayStation 4 yesterday and on Xbox One today.<p>Deciding which version is the right one for your family is no easy question — particular with Christmas in mind. With Minecraft …

Microsoft can’t advertise Destiny on Xbox, so it’s created this fragrance instead

Destiny is a first-person shooter set in space, coming out next week. You might have heard of it.<p>Thing is, the advertising for Destiny has focused so much on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions of the game, it almost feels like a PlayStation-exclusive. At least that’s how the marketing …