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Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

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Is that zombie game good for your moral compass?

A new kind of computer game lets players kill, or help, each other, giving gamers a mirror to examine their morals.<p>"...That moment after when your screen goes black and you've lost everything...that's what makes it very different."<p>Dean Hall, creator of DayZ

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E3 2014: Microsoft is all About the Games

A review of Microsoft's game-centric 2014 press conference.<p>At the beginning of the latest chapter in the neverending story of Sony vs. Microsoft at …

At E3 2014, Microsoft's Xbox One focus is all about games

Microsoft dedicated its Xbox One press conference to assuring players that it's not the company that trotted out a controversial console last year. This time, games come first.<p>LOS ANGELES -- Microsoft kicked off the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Monday with a simple message, one part …

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PS4 getting more than 25 free-to-play games within the next year

More than 25 free-to-play titles are set to be released on PlayStation 4 within the next 12 months, announced Shawn Layden, president of Sony Computer Entertainment America, during Sony's E3 2014 press briefing.<p>Sony showed a sizzle reel of free-to-play games that included the PS4 games <i>PlanetSide 2</i> …

PlayStation Now, PlayStation TV: Classic gaming without a console

LOS ANGELES — Looks like we don’t need one of those expensive systems to play games.<p>The PlayStation Now game-streaming service’s open beta test is July 31 on PlayStation 4 home gaming console, Sony announced during its Electronic Entertainment Expo press conference today. PlayStation 3 and Vita …

Sony beefs up PSN with YouTube, better game spectating, and 25 free-to-play games

LOS ANGELES — Sony said today that Google will bring its YouTube video service to the PlayStation Network starting later this year.<p>At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show in Los Angeles, Sony said that 95 percent of PlayStation 4 video game console users get on the network. And they …

Ratchet and Clank movie and 'reimagined' first game coming to PSN in the first half of 2015

The upcoming Ratchet and Clank movie will debut on the PlayStation Network in the first half of 2015, Sony revealed at its 2014 E3 press conference.<p>Accompanying the announcement was a trailer for the Ratchet and Clank movie, featuring the series' famous Lombax and the bumbling Captain Qwark, which …

PlayStation Now game rentals priced from $2.99 to $19.99

Sony's streaming service goes into open beta on PS4 next month<p>PlayStation Now, Sony's ambitious cloud gaming initiative, will go into open beta on PlayStation 4 in North America on July 31st. Although Sony has been operating a closed beta on PlayStation 3 and 4 for some months, the open beta will …

The Next Legend Of Zelda Game Lands On The Wii U In 2015

At its E3 press conference this morning, Nintendo gave us the first real look at the first game in the “Legend of Zelda” series to be made from the ground up for the Wii U.<p>We didn’t get a title, or even a solid release date, but Nintendo confirmed that the next Zelda game will land on the Wii U …

Final Fantasy Agito is the Most Fun I’ve Had with a Freemium Game

Once upon a time, there was a game developed for cell phones called <i>Final Fantasy Agito XIII</i>. And when that game was moved to the PSP and became <i>Final</i> …

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Nintendo teases new Zelda game for Wii U

Nintendo just revealed a new Zelda game with a vibrant, immersive 3D game world.<p>Eiji Aonuma, the group manager of Nintendo’s EAD Software Development Group No. 3, showed off the Zelda snippet today in the Japanese company’s digital broadcast for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) …

Poker News Archives

General Poker News<p>PokerStars’ Daniel Negreanu Starts WSOP Hot<p>The 2017 World Series Of Poker (WSOP) kicked off earlier this week and already Daniel …

Assassin's Creed Unity: Female characters do take a lot more work

Ubisoft has caught a lot of flak for saying that female player characters in Assassin's Creed Unity would be a lot of work -- but the developer is telling the truth.<p>The new Assassin's Creed game shown off at E3 -- Assassin's Creed Unity -- looked pretty standard for the series. Brooding male …

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Missing pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Rumors, rumors, rumors, games, games, games—that about summarizes the two and a half weeks remaining between now and E3.<p>This week, Alienware cries into hundred dollar bills, Fallout 4 was <i>not</i> confirmed, doctors proclaim Mountain Dew as "the healthiest drink in the world," we heard rumors of a new …

Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Kart racing, bomb threats, and the police try to save Battlefield 4. (No word on whether Sting makes a cameo.) This is gaming news you need to know for the week of May 26.<p>Stars not ready for citizens, yet<p>Star Citizen recently surpassed $44 million in funding, making it by far the most visible …

IMF head says world must come to grips with climate change costs

While Stephen Harper was congratulating Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott yesterday for ending a carbon tax, the head of the IMF was in Montreal …

E3: Nintendo reveals 'amiibo' Skylanders-like toy line

Hyrule Warriors, Bayonetta 2, Mario Maker, new Pokemon games coming soon<p>Nintendo is taking a cue from <i>Skylanders</i> and <i>Disney Infinity</i>.<p>The Japanese …

What Ubisoft is really saying when it cuts women from Assassin’s Creed

There are no women assassins in the new <i>Assassin's Creed: Unity</i>, which was showed off at the annual Electronics Entertainment Expo this week. It's a notable omission, but developer Ubisoft's reasoning behind exclusion of playable female characters is drawing even more scrutiny: Apparently women …

The top 10 E3 games we want to play right now

The Creative Assembly<p>10. Alien: Isolation<p>Anyone remember <i>Aliens: Colonial Marines</i>? No? Good. The upcoming Alien: Isolation is aiming to make people forget that 2013 game entirely. Where the upcoming release, from developer The Creative Assembly, differs is in its approach: rather than a first-person …