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Fallout 4's Pip-Boy Edition is back in stock on Amazon (update)

For PC, PS4 and Xbox<p><i>Fallout 4</i> has been out for nearly a month now, but if you're still disappointed about not being able to buy one of those Pip-Boy sets before they sold out (often within minutes), you're in luck: Amazon currently has the Pip-Boy Edition back in stock for <i>Fallout 4</i> on Windows …

U.S. Marine Corps's New Amphibious Vehicle Is as Powerful as a Hellcat

And it's way faster than any Hellcat on water.<p>Question: how do you make the U.S. Marine Corps's amphibious vehicle even more badass?<p>Answer: give it 700-hp, clearly.<p>This is the Amphibious Combat Vehicle, designed by BAE Systems to be an improvement over the current vehicle, which makes 400 hp. The …

Just Cause 3 review

<i>Just Cause 3</i> is a different kind of open-world game.<p>It knows exactly what it wants to be, and executes on that vision with a dedication to purpose that can often feel rare in games of this scope. <i>Just Cause 2</i> didn't break any records when it first launched, but over time the game has had a …

Just Cause 3 impressions: Bugs mar what could be a tremendous Grand Theft Auto-at-war game

Just Cause 3 brings back the incredibly flammable open world of prior installments in the series and adds some fun twists for those willing to do a little exploring.<p>You once again play Rico, now a near-professional revolutionary, returning to his old stomping grounds in the island nation of Medici …

Now Paul Walker's Father Is Suing Porsche Over His Son's Death

The lawsuit claims that the crash that killed Walker and Roger Rodas was due to faulty vehicle design.<p>Two years ago today, Paul Walker was killed when his business partner Roger Rodas crashed his modified Porsche Carrera GT. The car left the road, struck a pole, and at some point, caught fire. Both …

Ten of the Most Epic Engines to Ever Come out of Detroit

Epic in proportion and in name, these are the engines from when Detroit ruled the world.<p>Detroit has never been stingy with superlatives. As we've been reminded by <i>Mad Men</i>, marketing guys called the shots in the postwar era, and they slapped hyperbolic and animated tags on everything in Motown, …

Just Cause 3 PS4 and Xbox One Versions Compared in New Technical Analysis

Ahead of open-world game Just Cause 3's release tomorrow, a new technical analysis compares the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions--and it appears Sony's system has the edge.<p>Digital Foundry obtained copies of the game early. After applying update 1.01, the site reports that, as expected, the PS4 …

Xbox

Xbox One-Exclusive Quantum Break New Gameplay Footage Coming This Week

Microsoft will debut new Quantum Break gameplay footage and more during the Game Awards this week. Show organizer Geoff Keighley announced the news in a video. He confirmed that not only will there be new gameplay footage, but also a fresh look at the companion live-action Quantum Break TV show.<p>One …

Xbox One

Rock star cars: under the bonnets of Johnny Cash, Snoop Dogg and Dolly Parton – in pictures

A new book entitled Rock Stars Cars details the vehicles of some of the most revered musicians in rock, rap and pop history - take a look at some of its highlights

Mars

VW 'finds another software problem affecting fuel consumption'

The latest software issue on VW cars focuses on the recovery of energy, which can be used to recharge car batteries<p>Volkswagen has uncovered yet another software problem affecting its vehicles' fuel consumption, according to reports, adding to a massive pollution cheating scandal that has engulfed …

Vintage 1937 Film Perfectly Explains the Secrets of Engine Lubrication

What do ice skating and your engine's oil pump have in common? Even if you already know, you'll find this old educational film delightful.<p>Pretty much every engineering challenge inherent to the internal combustion engine comes down to one simple thing: friction. Countless hours have gone into …

Rainbow Six Siege Beta Reopens Following Launch Woes [Update 2]

<b>[Update 2]</b> Ubisoft says it is set to resume the open beta at 12pm Eastern, which is minutes away as of press time. Further updates will appear here should the beta encounter more problems.<p><b>[Update 1]</b> Things still are not going very well. Servers for all platforms are being taken down for …

Gaming

The Aston Martin Vantage GT Is About Far More Than Numbers

It might not put up the numbers, but that doesn't matter.<p>The Vantage GT is the latest and least expensive version of Aston Martin's smallest car. That means you can be in the lower half of the top one-percent and still afford one. A base price of $107,825 buys you a 4.7-liter, naturally aspirated …

Is The Rock Too Big For This LaFerrari? No. The Ferrari Is Too Small.

Dwayne Johnson posted this picture from the set of <i>Ballers</i> noting that he cannot fit inside this multimillion dollar LaFerrari hybrid hypercar. Is it …

AMD launches Radeon Software Crimson as your PC’s graphics OS

Advanced Micro Devices has launched its new graphics software, Radeon Software Crimson Edition, to serve as a “graphics operating system” for your PC. Targeted at gamers, the new driver software will enable computers to run games at optimal settings.<p>The move is the latest effort by AMD to cater to …

Computer Hardware

This mod makes Star Wars: Battlefront look impressive … most impressive

Star Wars: Battlefront is already an amazing-looking game, but if you strike it down with a mod, it’ll become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.<p>Martin Bergman, who has helped improve the visuals for games like Grand Theft Auto V, is working on a new build of his ToddyHancer mod that will …

Star Wars: Battlefront

GTA 5 Adds Football-Inspired Mode, But Last-Gen Players Don't Get It

Rockstar Games today announced a new Grand Theft Auto Online adversary mode. Called Running Back, the mode is inspired by American football (just in time for Thanksgiving) and is available now, but only on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Like other recent updates, last-generation players are being …

Grand Theft Auto

2016 Mazda CX-9 Prototype Drive: It's Pretty Good

We told you all about the new 2016 Mazda CX-9 last week, and now we get to tell you how it drives. Sort of. Prior to the vehicle’s unveil, we were cut loose in the camouflaged prototypes you see here along a congested, surface-street-heavy route in Los Angeles intended to mimic the sorts of …

Mazda

This Video Game Crowdfunding Platform Is Doing Something Totally New

The next campaign on newly launched video game crowdfunding platform Fig will support unaccredited investment, delivering on its initial promise and marking a first in the history of games. Basically what this means is fans can actually have a financial stake in a game's success. Investment isn't …

Crowd Funding

Here Are Ten Automotive Eyesores from the 90s

Cars most likely populating a junkyard near you.<p>Let's face it: most of the car designs throughout the 1990s were plain, bordering on mundane. Sure, you had the wickedly cool super cars of the age, but those were far outnumbered by the blase economy cars, as they usually are. Here's a list of cars …

This Week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 Deals With Gold Revealed

Ahead of Black Friday, Microsoft has kicked off its latest Deals With Gold promotion.<p>With Xbox Live Gold members already having access to the Xbox Game Store's Black Friday prices, what's featured in the Deals With Gold promotion is comparatively underwhelming. You can get Metal Gear Solid V: The …

Xbox

How James Harden Changed Before Our Very Eyes

The Houston Rockets' superstar shooting guard, James Harden, wasn’t always this way.<p>Remember when he was the Sixth Man of the Year for the Oklahoma City Thunder and a prize novelty with his ubiquitous beard? Harden was a universally beloved player, seemingly shielded against any real criticism.<p>For …

Basketball

7 Takeaways from Tuesday Night's NBA Action

John Wall lit the fuse on a combustible Tuesday night in the NBA, sparking an impressive win over the Orlando Magic with a long-distance assault.<p>And DeMarcus Cousins (predictably) detonated in the evening's final contest.<p>In between, Evan Turner and Kent Bazemore proved to be excellent new recruits, …

NBA

Thief Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 Review

Small time.<p><i>Note: Read the Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4 version of this review here.</i><p>Every guard you come across in a stealth game is a sort of …

Playing Tetris Can Reduce Urges to Eat, Smoke, Drink

Three minutes of the game reduced cravings by 24 percent in a recent study.<p>The never-ending falling blocks of Tetris have caused innumerable people untold amounts of frustration. YouTube star Hank Green even has a song memorializing the evil of “The Man Who Throws The Tetris Piece.” But a new study …

Battlefield 4 Windows PC and PS4 update goes live, fixes 'sound loop crash'

EA DICE began to roll out a <i>Battlefield 4</i> update for Xbox One and Windows PC today, according to posts on the Battlelog forums, improving general stability, Mantle performance, as well as addressing the "sound loop crash" issue.<p>The Windows PC update fixes the "sound loop crash" issue that causes the …

Original Minecraft reaches 100M registered users

<i>Minecraft</i> continues to bring in new players with the game's original incarnation reaching 100 million registered users, Mojang studio founder Markus Persson announced on Twitter today.<p>Game statistics given to Persson reveal 14.3 percent of all registered users convert to paid accounts, the designer …

Call of Duty Elite Shutting Down This Week

The current Call of Duty app is aimed to replace it.<p>Activision has announced Call of Duty Elite is shutting down at the end of the week, on Friday …

Microsoft on Xbox One 1080p/60fps debate: "It's up to individual developers"

The Xbox One is fully capable of rending games in 1080p at 60fps, but it's up to individual developers to balance resources in such a way that their titles deliver the optimal visual experience to players, a Microsoft executive said today in a new interview.<p>"Let's be clear about this: Xbox One …

Titan Fall

How to politely rob someone in DayZ

You don't always have to be a giant dick towards other players in <i>DayZ</i>. I mean it's still pretty dickish to rob someone, but at least it was a nice …

Policing