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Square Enix's version of Star Wars isn't messing around

If Square Enix had its way with Star Wars, Boba Fett, Darth Vader and your everyday Stormtrooper would be a much more fearsome force than what we've come to know over the years. Did we say if? We mean when.<p>As part of the Star Wars Variant Play Arts Kai line, Square Enix reimagined all three …

Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster comes to PS4 on May 12

The PlayStation 4 version of <i>Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster</i> will launch on May 12, Square Enix announced yesterday. It will include cross-save functionality allowing users to transfer saves from the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita edition that launched a year ago.<p><i>Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster</i> will …

Raw sexuality explodes out of this 50 Shades of Grey trailer ... rendered in Lego

I want to talk to you about hot, throbbing sexuality. And Lego bricks.<p>Everything is getting the Lego treatment, and those bricks can do anything, as we've seen from the <i>Jurassic World</i> trailer. Fans have even made great-looking versions of <i>Destiny</i> guns. Lego has infiltrated every fandom, every corner …

2015 game release dates schedule

This is where we’ll keep track of every game coming out in 2015. We’ll update this post as needed. If you see something that is wrong, please let me know by emailing me.<p>First quarter<p>January<p><b>Jan. 7</b><p>Warhammer Quest (PC, Mac, Linux)<p><b>Jan. 8</b><p>Chariot (Wii U)<p><b>Jan. 9</b><p>Funk of Titan (Xbox One)<p><b>Jan. 13</b><p>Atelier Ayesha …

Video games should be in Olympics, says Warcraft maker

<b>Competitive video gaming - known as e-sports - should be included in the Olympic Games, the creator of World of Warcraft has told the BBC.</b><p>Rob Pardo, who until July was chief creative officer at Blizzard Entertainment, said "sport" now had a broad definition.<p>"Video games are well positioned to be a …

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How A Hacker Gang Literally Saved Christmas For Video Game Players Everywhere

Despite most hackers being "in it for the lulz" — a hacker term meaning "doing it for fun" — some did not take kindly to threats of disruption to their favourite video game services.<p>In the weeks following Lizard Squad's threat, another gang of hackers formed. It had two aims: 1. Keep the video game …

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Is This Psychedelic iOS Keyboard The Craziest UI In Design History?

WHAT IS THIS…I DON’T EVEN…WHAT IS HAPPENING TO MEEEEEE????<p>On December 16, 1997, an episode of the popular animated series <i>Pokemon</i> aired in Japan, during which the lovable electric gopher Pikachu spent a few minutes frenetically blasting rainbow-hued missiles out of the air with his rapid-fire …

Someone turned a pinball machine into a piano and played ‘Guile’s Theme’ from Street Fighter II on it

Forget about pinball wizards. Here comes a pinball virtuoso.<p>The YouTube channel Player Piano released the above video, featuring a version of Street Fighter II’s iconic <i>Guile’s Theme</i> played on a classical piano. That’s cool by itself, but it’s even neater when done with a piano that looks like a …

New York City Has A New Plan To Give Everyone High-Speed WiFi Internet Access For Free

The plan, called LinkNYC, will replace the city's aging pay phone system with "Links."<p>Links are hubs for free Wi-Fi that run at up to gigabit speeds, and they offer a bunch of other services, including free phone calls within the U.S., access to 311 and 911, a free charging station for your phone, …

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Those "Real" Mario Ads Just Got Weirder

Remember that live-action Mario Kart commercial Mercedes put together? There are now more of them. Starring Peach and Luigi. They are bonkers.

9 Spotify tools for hardcore music fans

What more could music fans want from an app that contains more than 20 million songs? Quite a bit, it turns out.<p>There are several tools you can use …

EFF Petitions US Government to Resurrect Abandoned Games

Bring it back online.<p>The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) wants to make it legal to resurrect abandoned games.<p>Specifically, the online …

Time Crisis is coming back to arcades

Bandai Namco's venerable light gun series is coming back. The arcade game developer unveiled <i>Time Crisis 5</i> at an event in Japan this weekend, heralding the shooting game's return to arcades next year.<p><i>Time Crisis 5</i> mixes up the light gun shooting formula by adding left and right foot pedals — the …

The Pokémon Battle That Shouldn't Have Been Cut From Red And Blue

It's easy to dismiss Professor Oak as a doofy academic who can't even remember his grandson's name. But originally, <i>Pokémon</i> <i>Red & Blue</i> designed …

'Dead Rising' film has its lead: former 'Daily Show' war correspondent Rob Riggle

Comedian Rob Riggle is probably best known for his work as a <i>Daily Show</i> correspondent through 2008, as well as his various film and TV cameos (<i>21 Jump Street</i>, <i>The Other Guys</i>, <i>NTSF:SD:SUV</i>). And now he's playing lead for the upcoming video game adaptation <i>Dead Rising: Watchtower</i>. Here's the official …

Celebrate Final Fantasy 6's birthday with … Wu-Tang Clan?

On October 20th, 1994, one of the most influential role-playing games of the 16-bit era was released in North America: <i>Final Fantasy 6</i> (originally released in the U.S. under the title <i>Final Fantasy 3</i>). To celebrate the anniversary of this momentous occasion, one fan has created the least likely …