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ISIS Uses 'GTA 5' In New Teen Recruitment Video

Terrorist group ISIS has combined brutality with social media acumen to become one of the most feared and reviled organizations on earth in recent months, publicly releasing videos of beheadings of American and British hostages in addition to broadcasting other unspeakable acts of violence.<p>Their …

An Appeals Court in Texas Just Ruled That Upskirt Photos Are Totally Fine, at Least Legally

They are, apparently, protected under the First Amendment.<p>In a ridiculously unfortunate setback for Texan folk who value some degree of privacy in public — by which I mean, the right to go outside without having someone try to take upskirt and/or other invasive photos — the Texas Court of Criminal …

6 More of the Greatest Game Demos Ever

From sunken cities to sink babies, here are six more of gaming’s most memorable demos.<p>Like many of you demos were a big part of my childhood and …

New First Person Mode Rumored For GTA 5 on PS4, Xbox One & PC

The update was apparently pulled down off Rockstar's site quickly.<p>Brand spanking new first person modes for on foot and in vehicle are heading to GTA …

Is GTA 5 getting a first-person mode?

<i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> could be getting new first-person modes on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC, according to an update allegedly taken from Rockstar's official website that has since been preserved as a cache.<p>The alleged update makes mention of first-person modes in the game for both on foot …

Final Fantasy 15 Demo to be at Least 3 Hours Long

Plus you'll be driving, and Chocobos may make an appearance.<p>The upcoming Final Fantasy XV demo apparently contains between three and four hours worth …

I played the first two hours of Sunset Overdrive and I liked it a lot

Azure, lavender, tangerine and teal splash across the screen with exquisite abandon, illuminating a 3D easel of vim and vigor.<p>This is <i>Sunset Overdrive</i>, a game that has embraced the visual possibilities of new consoles with an almost child-like lack of restraint. Every inch of this rapidly moving …

P.T. ghost haunts Metal Gear Solid 5

Lisa, the horrifying ghost from last month's <i>P.T.</i> (the playable teaser for the upcoming <i>Silent Hills</i>) will make a very special appearance in <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>, as demoed at the Tokyo Game Show.<p>She's clearly visible in the YouTube clip above, taken from a demo of the game. Snake uses …

The unbelievably historic gaming tournament almost everyone missed

One of the most amazing gaming competitions in the world happened weeks ago and almost no one watched.<p>Fortunately, Slate writer Seth Stevenson was on hand to document what he called the Grandmaster Clash in St. Louis. The 2014 Sinquefield Cup, a gathering of the world's best chess players in St. …

Former New York mayor Giuliani explains why Noriega's Call of Duty lawsuit is 'absurd'

Activision today announced that former New York City mayor and U.S. Attorney Rudy Giuliani will serve as co-counsel in defending the company against the lawsuit filed by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega for the game's portrayal of him in <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.</i><p>"What's astonishing is that …

Hacker Group 'Lizard Squad' Claims To Have Taken Down 'Destiny' and 'Call of Duty'

Hacker group “Lizard Squad” has taken credit for another high-profile DDOS attack in the gaming realm, tacking credit over twitter for attacks that took down both the Destiny and Call of Duty servers over the weekend. Lizard squad recently took credit for attacks that took down the Playstation …

Destiny's 'Loot Cave' Showcases Bungie's Lingering Endgame Problems

The games media has seemed to have recently just discovered the famed “loot cave” in Destiny, a way to get gear in the game that’s been around for quite a while, but has quickly become far and away the game’s most popular avenue to acquire items.<p>In short, it’s the definition of shooting fish in a …

Star Wars-Inspired House Will Make You Want To Move To Korea

There’s a pretty cool trend happening in Korea right now, and all Star Wars fans will want to pack up and move there! Designed by the team at Moon …

Star Wars x LEGO Ultimate Collector’s Series Boba Fett’s Slave I Kit Is A Must For Collectors

If you’re a huge Star Wars LEGO fan, get ready to wet your pants over the new Star Wars x LEGO Ultimate Collector’s Series Boba Fett’s Slave I Kit …

Kindle Voyage leaks on Amazon with a new way to turn pages

Amazon appears to be preparing to launch new Kindles. Several listings spotted on the German version of Amazon show a new "Kindle Voyage" e-reader with a 6-inch high-resolution display (300 ppi) and a release date of November 4th. An image of the Kindle Voyage has been unearthed from a user manual …

Amazon listing details new smaller, high-res 'Voyage' Kindles

You don't need supernatural powers to realize that it's been 12 months since a Kindle Paperwhite refresh, ergo we're due a new one. It also kinda helps when Amazon's own web-store lets slip a little bit of info. Some eager searchers spotted a listing for Kindle "Voyage" on Amazon's German and …

Instagram ads are coming to UK feeds very soon

While Instagram has been monetising its app for nearly a year, UK users have enjoyed scrolling through timelines that are completely free of ads. Until today, that is. The company has taken to the service to share the very first sponsored post with UK users (shown above), letting them know that …

Would you get a new Wi-Fi router just to use your cell phone indoors? T-Mobile hopes so

The company's new Personal CellSpot is part of its Wi-Fi calling push<p>Last week, T-Mobile threw another lavish and expletive-filled "Uncarrier" event to announce it was making Wi-Fi calling more accessible for all of its customers. Part of that strategy involves selling only phones that are capable …

Diane Von Furstenberg's designer Google Glass frames come to the UK

When Google Glass went on sale in the UK in June, deep-pocketed early adopters could choose between the basic frame or one of the more stylish options from Google's Titanium collection for some extra cash. Well-heeled fashionistas that weren't exactly enamoured with Google's range have some new …