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10 'Dump Recipes' For Slow Cookers That Make Cooking Stupid Easy

Basically, these are the easiest slow cooker recipes in the world.<p>The slow cooker is heralded for making dinner a breeze, but sometimes the recipes are not as easy as they seem. We want slow cooker meals so we don’t have to spend a whole lot of time in the kitchen, so in our minds, recipes that …

Spicy Buttermilk Fried Chicken | Williams-Sonoma Taste

The key to moist and flavorful fried chicken is to soak the chicken in a salt solution, or brine, for a few hours before frying. Here, the brine also includes tangy buttermilk, herbs, garlic and cayenne pepper for extra flavor and juiciness. Serve with hot pepper sauce on the side, if desired.<p><b>Spicy</b> …

Limited-Edition Frozen PS4 Coming to Japan

Surprisingly the special edition isn't white, though.<p>Sony is releasing a limited-edtition Frozen PlayStation 4 in Japan next week, which features …

Logitech iOS 7 iPhone gamepad photo leaked

The idea of a decent gamepad controller for the iPhone is something that many gamers — casual or otherwise — are bound to be happy about.<p>And that’s apparently what accessory maker Logitech is currently working on, according to a leaked photo obtained by Kotaku today.<p>As you can see from the photo …

DEAD RISING 3 - Announcement Trailer and Gameplay Demo - E3 2013

Pixar Style Pulp Art - Flash Gordon, The Shadow, Dick Tracy, and The Phantom

Trivia: Darren Aronofsky Almost Directed 'Man of Steel' – /Film

One day, <b>Darren Aronofsky</b> will direct a superhero movie. After three close calls, it’s inevitable. Years ago the director was developing a film that …

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The ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Won’t Appear in ‘The Avengers 2′

One of the great joys of the Marvel movie universe has been watching the various characters and storylines overlap and converge in surprising and …

Motion gaming forfeit: PlayStation Camera isn't bundled with the PS4, and that's a big problem

Sony sacrifices a peripheral for price, cedes motion gaming to the Kinect<p>"Do you have any 'PlayStation Eye' games upstairs?"<p>"PlayStation what?"<p>"PlayStation Eye."<p>"The camera?"<p>"Yeah, the camera."<p>"I think there's a tech demo."<p>"The camera?"<p>It's not entirely her fault the PR rep doesn't know what I'm …

Super Mario 3D World review

Mario games are filled with branching paths, letting players pick between the obvious route or the more challenging one, and the series as a whole …

Killer Instinct to be a free Xbox One launch title, comes with one character and an option to buy more (update)

<i>Killer Instinct</i> will be free when it launches alongside the Xbox One, but will charge players for a majority of its roster, Microsoft's Torin Rettig told Polygon in a recent interview.<p>The game, in development at Double Helix Games, will include a single playable character, Jago, at launch, and will …

Apple is finally allowing developers to sell their apps to other developers. Here’s why (and how)

With over 300,000 mobile developers building 900,000 apps for the iOS app store, you would think that occasionally someone would want to sell or buy an app.<p>Last night, five years after the app store was born, Apple released a way to do that.<p>“This has been a major, major problem,” Apptopia founder …

Walking Dead 400 days DLC still as intense as ever

Ready for more?<p>Telltale's season two of The Walking Dead is coming, just not soon enough. To tide us over though, Telltale has announced The Walking …

Blizzard delays Diablo III expansion until 2014 (exclusive)

<i>Stay on top of all our E3 2013 coverage here.</i><p>LOS ANGELES — Blizzard Entertainment has delayed its expansion pack for the action-role-playing game Diablo III until next year, GamesBeat has learned.<p>[<b>Updated</b>: A Blizzard spokesman said to GamesBeat, “We haven’t officially announced an expansion to D3, …

Hohokum is a whimsical and soothing game about exploration and creativity

Hohokum<p><i>Hohokum</i> is a colorful, semi-abstract world for players to explore as the look for creative ways to interact with the game, according to developers Richard Hogg and Ricky Haggett.<p>Playing as a snake-like creature, players slither effortlessly through bright and beautiful spaces populated by …

Microsoft: Xbox One will be leading product people love and embrace

Microsoft's controversial announcement that the Xbox One will require an Internet connection has led to consumer backlash, but the company isn't concerned this will keep the platform from becoming an industry leader.<p>"Xbox has been created for gamers, by gamers," Mattrick told GTTV. "I find it kind …

Electronic Arts talks DRM, used games and canceling online pass (correction)

At E3 today, Polygon sat down with Electronic Arts' chief operating officer Peter Moore, to ask him about the company's plans for potentially monetizing used game sales, as outlined through Microsoft's controversial opt-in system, or through Sony's statement that third-party publishers are free to …

EA denies lobbying for Xbox One used game restrictions, calls Online Pass program a mistake

Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore has said the company made no attempt to push Microsoft and Sony into implementing restrictions on used games in their next-generation consoles. "EA did not aggressively lobby for the platform holders to put some gating function in there to allow or disallow used …

Mad Max borrows the series' bombastic elements to create a new, open-world adventure

Avalanche Studios' open-world <i>Mad Max</i> game isn't based on any one film, but uses the series' iconic elements and atmosphere to create a new adventure.<p>In <i>Mad Max,</i> Max has lost Interceptor, his trusty vehicle. Throughout the game, players will help him to buildup what Avalanche's John Fuller calls a …

Namco Bandai launches free-to-play fighting game Tekken Revolution for PlayStation Network

<i>Stay on top of all our E3 2013 coverage here.</i><p>LOS ANGELES — Namco Bandai launched Tekken Revolution today, a free-to-play entry in its popular, 19-year-old fighting franchise.<p>Tekken Revolution is the first F2P title that Namco Bandai has launched worldwide. As a PlayStation Network exclusive, it’s …

Warframe ported to PlayStation 4 in just three months

<i>Stay on top of all our E3 2013 coverage here.</i><p>LOS ANGELES — Digital Extremes’ free-to-play online multiplayer action game, Warframe, was recently announced for the PlayStation 4. On display at this week’s E3, it looks on par with its PC iteration, currently in open beta. Creative Director Steve …

Microsoft demonstrates the subtle uses of Xbox One Kinect in a shooter

Even hardcore gamers may be interested in some of the ways the Xbox One's Kinect can augment gameplay.<p>In a demo today, Microsoft's Jeff Henshaw showed how the Kinect can be used to carefully watch a gamer's movements, tracking them to do things like raise a shield in a firefight, activate an X-ray …

Mad Max wastes marauders in the wasteland

"You want to get out of here? You talk to me."<p>Licensed games are mostly known for being quicky cash-ins, but when the series is <i>Mad Max</i>, which hasnt …

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Sony's 'The Playroom' tech demo showcases PlayStation 4 Eye possibilities

A new tech demo from Sony titled The Playroom showcases the PlayStation 4 Eye and the camera's interplay with the PS4's new, light-filled controller, as seen in a trailer released by Sony today.<p>As seen above, the video shows two players, each with their own PS4 controller, interacting with …

No internet for Xbox One? Get a 360, says Microsoft

Microsoft's confused and controversial online requirement for the Xbox One finally got cleared up last week, with the company confirming the console needs to connect to the internet every 24 hours. At E3 this week, a common trend is emerging about how Microsoft is dealing with future offline …

Dead Rising 3 review

Some recent zombie games have successfully told stories with emotional weight. The Walking Dead and The Last of Us come immediately to mind. But as I …

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Nintendo thinking on a different frequency with playable Princess Peach

<i>Super Mario 3D World</i> producer Yoshiaki Koizumi says that the decision to bring Princess Peach back as a playable character — after a very long hiatus — was a deliberate one.<p>"I feel like Mario games, as you know, have done lots of representation of male characters over the years," he told Polygon. …

Michael Bay developing 'Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon' movie

Ubisoft, Michael Bay, and Warner Bros. are teaming up to develop a movie based on the <i>Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon</i> series. Describing Michael Bay as "one of Hollywood's boldest feature film directors," Ubisoft says the project has "huge potential" to be a smash hit. The <i>Ghost Recon</i> series follows a squad …

A link to the past: why Nintendo won't make games for smartphones

Mario on the go? You'll need a 3DS as long as Satoru Iwata gets his way<p>Nintendo finds itself in a very different situation than it was in five years ago, when the DS and Wii dominated the world. Its new Wii U console has performed poorly in the six months since its launch, and the company posted …

How traditional game stores can survive the digital revolution

Online multiplayer games, massive hard drives and digital delivery are the watchwords of the new generation of consoles, on display at E3 and launching in 2013.<p>Does this mark the end of your local game store? Not so, according to one of the digital revolution's biggest evangelists, who believes …