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See The Wonders And Mysteries Of The Apple Car Revealed In This “Leaked” Commercial

Recently, the world has been buzzing about the possibility of an Apple car. Now it looks like we have an answer to the New Yorker’s question, “Could Jony Ive Pull Off An Apple Car?“<p>Here, in a new (and totally fake) “leaked” commercial from Al Jazeera+ and Dan Ilic, we learn more than a few details …

The next episode of MythBusters takes on Doom

The next episode of Discovery Channel's <i>MythBusters</i> — the show in which rumors, urban legends and myths are tested with a scientific approach — will explore an aspect of video games that most first-person shooter fans take for granted. The question the show will attempt to answer is: "Is it possible …

We flew over the Nevada desert with Avegant's 'Jellyfish' video glasses

​Avegant's video headsets are like buses. You wait all year for one, and then two suddenly turn up at once. That thing you see above might look a million miles away from the headphone-inspired Glyph, but it is in fact a very close relative. Codenamed "Jellyfish" the video headset/wearable display …

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Carve a Luigi Death Stare pumpkin for Halloween with this pattern

If you want to carve the Luigi Death Stare from <i>Mario Kart 8</i> into your pumpkin this Halloween, this link has the pattern for you to use.<p>It's one of a baker's dozen of pop-culture patterns for pumpkins this year. HalloweenCostumes.com puts them out annually as part of a big promotion for the biggest …

You must experience Robocop reimagined as a Kraftwerk-style techno opera

<i>Robocop</i> is the story of a police officer who is brutally murdered and then becomes a metaphor for Jesus. "The point of <i>Robocop</i>, of course, is it is a Christ story," Director Paul Verhoeven told MTV. "It is about a guy that gets crucified after 50 minutes, then is resurrected in the next 50 minutes …

New Atlas

David Szondy March 26, 2018<p>The first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner has been delivered to Singapore Airlines. The latest and largest of the Dreamliner …

14 Niche Netflix Alternatives

For TV shows and <i>some</i> movies, there’s Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video. For the latest release blockbusters, there’s Google Play Movies & TV, Amazon Instant Video or Blinkbox, depending on where you live in the world. But the video-on-demand (VoD) realm extends far beyond the well-established, …

The Tah Bluetooth stick lets you control (almost) anything with a smartphone

We've seen plenty of development boards, but this might be the first that comes with both Bluetooth LE and built-in USB. Tah is the creation of India's Revealing Hour and has been designed to both lower the cost of adding Bluetooth to Arduino projects, but also to connect your smartphone to other …

Every First-Person Shooter Crammed Into One

<i>Bedlam</i>(not to be confused with that other <i>Bedlam</i>) is a loving tribute to pretty much every first-person shooter since the dawn of time. Or at least, …

Playing Mario on a roller coaster is way harder than it sounds

Do you know <i>Super Mario Bros. 3</i> so well you can play it under severe duress? Like, say, pulling g-forces and flipping upside down on a roller coaster? Giant Bomb's Dan Ryckert and Jeff Gerstman recently made several loops on the Medusa coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, while playing <i>Super Mario</i> …

Play Skyrim 3D With Google and Nexus 5

Explore Tamriel through a new lens.<p>Anyone with a Nexus 5 smart phone and Google Cardboard can experience The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in 3D, using a …

How game devs can hire the best talent, even without salaries

Nine Dots is a small indie start-up. The studio was founded three years ago, and we're currently a team of seven full-time developers.<p>Here's the catch: until recently, no one was paid a salary in the company. Fellow indie developers and start-up entrepreneurs always ask me the same thing: Where and …

The Secret To Beating A Mario Level Without Looking

Wanna be able to beat the first level of <i>Super Mario Bros 3</i> without looking? This guy figured out a really cool trick: jump along with the …

Photographer Perches Herself Out the Side of an Airplane to Capture These Unhindered Shots of the Icelandic Landscape

Photographer Sarah Martinet not too long ago took a pleasure trip, digressing from her usual portrait and wedding work to shoot some unbelievable …

This Beautiful Time-Lapse Tribute to California Took 4 Years and Countless Hours to Shoot

California time-lapse photographer Hal Bergman wanted to pay tribute to his homeland using his artistic abilities. And so he spent four years packing …

French-Canadian adventure Kôna hits Kickstarter target

Greenlit by the Steam community and due for release next year, <i>Kôna</i> is a game that throws lots of mechanics at the player, while it tells a murder mystery tale.<p>Developed by French-Canadian outfit Parabole, the game recently hit a $40,000 Kickstarter target. It takes place in a wintry rural …

How the Raspberry Pi Foundation aims to fix computing

The Raspberry Pi microcomputer, launched in 2012, has already become a fixture of tech culture. Built by a tiny British charity, this diminutive machine can -- with a little effort -- be converted into all manner of entertaining contraptions.<p>But the Pi isn't just about showing grown-up geeks a good …

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The 15 Best End Credits Sequences

For some, a game’s end credits are a time to put the controller down, sit back and appreciate the efforts of the people that brought you the …

‘Beep’ documentary celebrates the history of sound in video games

Video games would be absolutely nothing without sound. Even the early, simplistic game <i>Pong</i> featured that memorable—if irritating—”boop” each time the …

Riot Rebooting 'League of Legends' Lore Through 'Various Mediums'

It may be the most popular game in the world, but League of Legends still sometimes struggles to find its identity, particularly as it searches for a grand story to tell about its enormous roster of champions. League of Legends has always had lore to some extent, and originally told a tale about …

Fez dev Phil Fish releases his craziest (and best) statement ever

It was just a few weeks ago that outspoken indie developer Phil Fish, creator of the puzzle-platform game Fez, announced he was leaving game development due to endless harassment from gamers. But that didn’t stop him from making a new statement tonight regarding the ongoing uproar surrounding the …

Monument Valley dev announces Land's End, exclusively for Gear VR

Ustwo Games, the developers behind Monument Valley, have announced a new game for the Samsung Gear VR headset. Called Land's End, it's described as a …

Get a 7-minute preview of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's multiplayer

<i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> is bringing a few twists to the franchise's multiplayer formula, perhaps the most obvious of which is the futuristic exoskeleton that gives players the ability to dash, double-jump and power stomp their enemies. But that's just one aspect of how developer Sledgehammer …

​Sony QX1: A Weird Interchageable-Lens Camera You Strap to Your Phone

The Sony QX1 lens-style camera follows from the smartphone-friendly concept the company introduced last year with the QX10 and QX100. This time, the …

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A war game that actually feels like being in a war

"You always hear that war is never coming," says Michal Drozdowski, the design director for <i>This War of Mine</i>. "You always live in that feeling."<p>"Until it comes," says Przemyslaw Marszal, the game's art director.<p>I'm here in Warsaw, Poland, to preview the game, a daring attempt to tell the story of …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

See how World of Warcraft's other side lives

If you've ever played <i>World of Warcraft</i>, you know what it's like to be a hero, roaming the land, turning in quests and slashing down thousands of nameless enemies in your grind toward the level cap. But what do you think it's like for those bad guys?<p>That's the topic explored in the latest video from …

Velocity 2X Review - IGN Video

Futurlabs' follow-up to Velocity Ultra is here, and it's great.

Turn your smartphone into a web game controller with this framework

Imagine sitting in front of your laptop or desktop computer, pulling out your smartphone, and boom — a few clicks and taps later, you’re playing a video game using your phone as a controller.<p>A few weeks ago, a group that included college and even high school students, gathered up at Y Combinator’s …

What do these major changes to Twitch mean for eSports?

Why should eSports fans care about the recent changes to Twitch? Because last month saw some of the most telling examples of a push for eSports streaming to be taken seriously as a business, ESL managing director Ralf Reichert tells Polygon.<p>But these macro-level changes probably won't be visible at …