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Fallout 76 Is The New Bethesda Game Featuring Vault 76; Watch First Trailer Before E3

Bethesda Softworks has made good on its teases by revealing not a remaster or re-release, but an entirely new game from Bethesda Game Studios: <b>Fallout 76</b>. The company revealed a brief teaser video you can watch above, and while many of the specifics remain unknown, it does give us quite a few clues …

Bethesda

Skyrim's Most Ambitious Mod Ever: Beyond Skyrim

Beyond Skyrim is a collection of modding teams attempting the impossible: to recreate nearly every single province in Tamriel. Here is their story.

We could move to another planet with a spaceship like this

Sinelab<p>Space<p>Our best guess for what it would take to get to planets that are really, really far away.<p>Proxima b, our nearest neighboring exoplanet, is almost 25 trillion miles away. Even one of our fastest spaceships—the 31,600-​mile-​per-​hour New Horizons—would take hundreds of thousands of years …

Waste Management

A New Project Aims To Use The Center Of Asteroids And Turn Them Into Massive Starships

The hollowed-out asteroid could be home to different generations of space travelers voyaging to other solar systems.<p>A new plan concocted by …

Stargazers See a Business Plan

Building rockets for single use is like building a Boeing 737 airliner, flying it once and then discarding it. Elon Musk, the founder of space startup SpaceX, drew the analogy when making the case for designing reusable rockets like his company’s Falcon 9. Slashing the cost of space travel depends …

SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket, Humanity's First Spaceship

Earlier this week, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk posted on Instagram a photo which he captioned “main body tool for the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) interplanetary …

Ravenous apocalypse death bubble will swallow the universe, scientists warn

The entire universe is doomed to be eaten up by a rapidly expanding death bubble.<p>That’s the shock prediction from scientists who fear the whole of …

Universe

You Might Be Shocked By What Two Principals Said About My Transgender Daughter

Since my daughter began living as her authentic self as a transgender girl three years ago, two school principals have said shocking things to her. Shocking because their words were more affirming than anything I anticipated or could have imagined.<p>Nicole was assigned male at birth, and that’s whom …

NASA Space Tourism Posters – Free To Download & Print

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Art<br>• Space<p>These NASA Space Tourism Posters were developed by a creative team of visual strategists inside JPL …

Posters

Look At This Fantastic Minecraft City

Octovon, a group of <i>Minecraft</i> players so good at building maps that they’re available for commissions, are responsible for this absolute work of …

The Most Gorgeous Looking MMO Video Game Ever Made

We All love MMOs and whenever there’s a new MMO in the gaming industry the fans go crazy and this is all because of how MMOs work and how they are …

MMOGs

PS4 Exclusive Days Gone Will Be at E3 "In a Big Way"

<i>Days Gone</i> made its initial splash last year at E3 2016 when it was first revealed to the world. That being said, the post apocalyptic open-world …

Discovery! Atmosphere Spotted on Nearly Earth-Size Exoplanet in First

For the first time, scientists have detected an atmosphere around a planet beyond our solar system that's just a little bit larger than Earth.<p>The …

Universe

Mars astronaut radiation shield set for moon mission trial

<i>(Reuters) –</i> A vest designed to shield astronauts from deadly solar particles in deep space is set for trials on a lunar mission ready for deployment on any manned mission to Mars, its Israeli developers said.<p>The AstroRad Radiation Shield has been devised by Tel Aviv-based StemRad, which has already …

NASA Released Its Software for Free. Here's What You Need to Download.

Who Doesn’t Like Free Stuff?<p>NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalog, and everything is available for free download, without any royalty …

This gorgeous, Ghibli-inspired PS4 game is no longer exclusive -- it's coming to PC

You've heard of Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animation studio that brought us the incredible "Princess Mononoke," "My Neighbor Totoro," "Spirited Away" and more.<p>Now, imagine a video game that lets you <i>play</i> in one of those lush, animated worlds. And not just a few token animated cutscenes on top of …

Anime

Green glow from ancient galaxies surprises scientists

GRAPEVINE, Texas — The galaxies are greener on the other side of the universe, it seems: A new analysis reveals that some of the most distant galaxies ever observed are radiating green light, a finding that could deeply affect developing models of those early galaxies.<p>"It’s a very distinctive, …

Kingdom Death: Monster is the Everest of board games

Its graphic art style and wider universe detract from the masterful gameplay<p><b>This article is absolutely NSFW.</b><p>On my kitchen table was the ass end of a giant demon bird. I was inspecting its empty orifice, comparing it to a photo on my iPad. The directions said that I had to glue a tiny lump of human …

Board Games

How to make your own video game: Guide to using Twine, GameMaker: Studio and Unity engines

But whether you prefer console or PC gaming, chances are at some point you've wondered about making your own game — even if all you managed to do was …

The games of 2017

Polygon picks 50 games to look out for over the next 12 months<p>Here's a selection of 50 games that are announced to be released at some point in 2017. Covering consoles and PC, it comprises only about a third of the games that we know of.<p>They include major sequels as well as small projects, …

South Park

A star will graze our solar system in a million years

In just over a million years, Earth inhabitants will get a closer look at a star than they might want. Gliese 710 is currently a safe 64 light years away, but scientists discovered in 1999 that the sun-like star was barreling directly toward us at around 32,000 mph. We've known for awhile that it …

Astronomy

Super Nintendo World is coming to Universal Studios Japan by 2020

Nintendo announced a tie-up with Universal Studios last year, and since then it's been confirmed that the parks in Osaka, Orlando, and Hollywood will eventually see areas with Nintendo-themed attractions. Now the company has revealed details for the first of these themed areas: Super Nintendo World …

Understanding Final Fantasy 15

From fighting to leveling to crafting magic, here's what you need to know<p>It's been a long time coming, but <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> is here. As always with the franchise, this massive time sink of a game requires a lot out of its audience to really tap into its true potential, so here's a breakdown of all …

Final Fantasy

A study of NASA's 'impossible' space thruster just passed scientific peer review

After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it shows that the 'impossible' propulsion system really does appear to work.<p>The NASA Eagleworks Laboratory team even put forward a hypothesis for how the EM Drive …

The Physics Defying EmDrive Just Passed Peer Review. Here's What You Need to Know

A Contentious Technology<p>Documents were leaked earlier this month about NASA’s study of a proposed EmDrive. It generated the usual host of reactions, …

China may have just solved one of the big challenges of deep space travel

There are a lot of challenges involved when people attempt to “boldly go where no one has gone before.” Gravity, radiation, weightlessness, space madness and of course the infinite expanse of the universe are all issues which need to be resolved before we can emulate Jean Luc Picard and his crew. …

Why Our First Alien Encounter Could Happen Soon

We could discover life on the nearest Earth-like planets within the next ten years.<p>It’s one of the great questions of our age: Are we alone in the universe? A long line of films—from <i>Contact</i> to <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> to the latest entry, <i>Arrival</i>—have explored whether intelligent life is …

Are We Looking For Aliens In All The Wrong Ways?

A little over 80 years ago, humanity first began broadcasting radio and television signals with enough power that they should leave Earth’s atmosphere and progress deep into interstellar space. If someone living in a distant star system were keeping a vigilant eye out for these signals, they would …

Universe

Evolution on a Galactic Scale

On a clear night, you can make out the band of the Milky Way in the night sky. For millennia, astronomers looked upon it in awe, slowly coming to the …

Mass Effect Andromeda Dev: ‘I Like What I’m Seeing’ « GamingBolt.com: Video Game News, Reviews, Previews and Blog

<i>Mass Effect Andromeda</i> has so far only had one showing- and while a lot of fans were disappointed with what they saw, on the whole, it seems as though …