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6 Big Games We Want to See More of at E3

More than just teasers and rumors.<p>E3 is always an exciting time with announcements large and small, but for right now, we're focused on the biggest …

Why E3 Is Important For Electronic Arts This Year

Gaming Giant Electronic Arts had a tremendous fourth fiscal quarter, as the company was able to beat market expectations with strong performances from next generation consoles and expansion in the digital domain. The company was able to beat its revenue guidance by 15% due to strong demand for …

Troy Baker and Nolan North featuring in upcoming E3 Voices of Gaming panel

Voice actors Nolan North, Troy Baker and John DiMaggio will make an appearance during a panel discussion at this year's E3 on June 11.<p>The Voices of Gaming Panel features the leading voice actors from the biggest games set to show during this year's conference. The event takes place at 1:45 p.m. PT …

11 Things I'm Hoping to See at E3 2014 (and 6 Things We Probably Won't)

If E3 2013 was about touting new platforms and software promises, E3 2014 is about putting paid to some of those vows. This is the point companies …

Report: Sony's E3 Experience attendees are getting Battlefield Hardline beta access on PS4

Those attending Sony's E3 Experience Event will receive access to the <i>Battlefield Hardline</i> beta for PlayStation 4 systems, IGN is reporting.<p>Access to the beta was first rumored when users who RSVP'd for the Sony E3 event were emailed PS4 code alongside confirmation of attendance. This beta allegedly …

The Giant E3 2014 Games List

2014 promises to be an important year for E3, and by extension a big year for video games. Publishers and developers have new consoles on which to …

Dead Rising 3 Reportedly Coming to Steam

Steam listing removed, but not before the Internet got ahold of it.<p>Dead Rising 3 appears to be coming to PC through Steam.<p>A Steam Database listing …

Dark Souls 2 DLC & BF: Hardline PS4 Beta - IGN Daily Fix - IGN Video

Dark Souls 2 DLC announced & find out how to get on the PS4 Battlefield: Hardline Beta. Plus, June's Xbox update is up & 46 news apps are coming to …

Killzone: Shadow Fall's Intercept expansion is all about teamwork

<i>Killzone: Shadow Fall</i>'s upcoming expansion, <i>Intercept</i>, will place heavy emphasis on players working together to achieve their goals, according to a recent interview with lead designer Arjan Bak on the PlayStation Blog.<p><i>Intercept</i> will be available as a part of the <i>Killzone: Shadow Fall</i> season pass, as …

The Best Smartphones

Whether your contract is up or you're buying unlocked, check out our best smartphone choices.<p>The modern smartphone is for more than just talking and …

Podcast Unlocked Episode 148: E3 Predictions

Plus: we FINALLY get an update on HBO Go for Xbox One.<p><b>DOWNLOAD PODCAST UNLOCKED EPISODE 148: PRE-E3 EDITION RIGHT HERE</b><p>On the eve of E3, the crew …

Most anticipated games to see at E3 2014

A new 'Destiny' for non-sequel video games at E3

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don't call it a comeback.<p>The recent success of "Titanfall" and "Watch Dogs" has laid the foundation for several new video games …

Here's what the chief game man expects to see at gaming's E3 mega-show

Non-gamers (and increasingly, you’re an endangered species), beware. The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is coming.<p>Each June, gamers turn their attention to the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles, where E3 is held. The conference will draw more than 45,000 people, but that …

Twitter will soon dominate TV on Xbox One

Microsoft has announced that a number of popular apps including HBO Go, Showtime Anytime, Comedy Central, and others will launch on Xbox One by year's end. But easily the biggest aspect of today's news is the <i>huge</i> role Twitter will soon play in Microsoft's TV plans. Twitter will be directly …

Aw, L no! NFL will call it Super Bowl 50

In a departure from tradition, the NFL is scrapping the Roman numerals for the 50th Super Bowl, which will be played Feb. 7, 2016, at the San Francisco 49ers' soon-to-open Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.<p>Instead of calling that game Super Bowl L, the league is getting the L out of there and will …

Pats sign veteran LB Anderson, release WR Harrison

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots have signed veteran linebacker James Anderson and released wide receiver Mark Harrison.<p>Anderson …

RB David Wilson not yet cleared by doctors

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- New York Giants running back David Wilson has not been cleared for contact work and probably won't be before training …

Baltimore Ravens: Creating the Blueprint for Optimal Offense in 2014

If the Baltimore Ravens are going to rebound from a subpar 2013 season, it's going to start with the offense making significant improvements.<p>Baltimore ranked 29th in total offense and 30th in rushing offense last year while also allowing the fourth-most sacks (48) of any team.<p>Significant …

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Spin Doctors: Wes Welker vs. Andre Johnson

<i>Fantasy sports are based on disagreement, and we never run out of things to argue about on the fake gridiron. Today we throw a couple of veteran</i> …

Larry Donnell Hopes to Surprise in the NY Giants Tight End Competition

There is perhaps no bigger question mark on the current New York Giants roster than the identity of the team's 2014 starting tight end.<p>The Giants, who voided the contact of Brandon Myers, last year’s starter, decided not to draft a prospect this year.<p>When asked why they passed on a tight end in the …

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Breaking Down the Latest Updates from OTAs Around the NFL

OK, now we're really off and rolling.<p>On June 3, the St. Louis Rams kicked off organized team activities. They were the last NFL team to do so.<p>Over the next few weeks, rookies and veterans alike will gather across the country in shorts and shells, in order to acclimate to the playbook and improve …

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Jaguars plan to bring back Blackmon, if/when he’s reinstated

Getty Images<p>With receiver Justin Blackmon, the fifth overall pick in 2012, still serving a suspension arising from multiple violations of the …

Rex Ryan “not sure” if Antwan Barnes will be available for start of camp

Getty Images<p>Jets outside linebacker Antwan Barnes, who tore his right ACL in the club’s October 7 win at Atlanta, is still on the mend, and his …

Charlie Whitehurst admits to faking arm-wrestling bet with punter

Oh, Charlie Whitehurst, you cad. You fooled us all.<p><b>More NFL offseason: League minicamp dates | Latest news, notes</b><p>Sounds like Charlie Whitehurst has …

Ryan Shazier's Freakish Speed Will Help Transition to Steelers' 3-4 Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Ryan Shazier with the 15th overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft.<p>What skills did Shazier show in college that are perfect for Pittsburgh's defense? Where will the Steelers deploy him in their scheme?<p>In the video above, watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL …

Steelers rookie DT McCullers faces tall task

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The numbers next to Daniel McCullers' name look out of place, at least for someone who's trying to do what McCullers does for a living.<p>Nose tackles aren't supposed to be 6-foot-7. When your job is to line up over the center and take up as much space as possible, the shorter — and …

Panthers rookie Ealy quickly adjusting to NFL

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers defensive end Kony Ealy has quickly adjusted to one aspect of being an NFL rookie: the off-the-field rituals.<p>Veteran Charles Johnson whistled Ealy over after Wednesday's workouts, handing the rookie his helmet to carry the quarter-mile walk from the …