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The house that League of Legends built: a look inside Riot Games’ new campus

Riot Games has a new home, and it looks incredible.<p>The developer behind League of Legends — the world’s leading multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game — is moving its operations to West L.A. this week, and it’s shared some great images of its new campus. The new site is clearly designed by …

Game of Thrones social game sees 30% boost thanks to HBO series’ Season 5 premiere

Game of Thrones: Ascent, the social game based on the popular novels and HBO television show, got a big boost from last night’s premiere of Game of Thrones’s fifth season.<p>Jon Radoff, the chief executive of social mobile game publisher Disruptor Beam, said in an interview with GamesBeat that iOS …

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - Rainbow 6 Siege: Breaking and Entering - IGN Video

Level Artist, Chris Hendry and his team break into the bathroom to try and grab the hostage.

Rainbow Six Siege

Overkill's The Walking Dead will be like Payday, but in a bigger world

The upcoming Walking Dead game in development from the studio behind <i>Payday: The Heist</i> will include cooperative online gameplay and be "Payday-esque," said The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman at a SXSW panel today.<p>"I can say that it will be Payday-esque because [Starbreeze and Overkill] are …

Robert Kirkman

Microsoft to bring Cortana to iOS and Android

Microsoft is working on an advanced version of digital assistant Cortana for use on Apple and Google-powered smartphones<p>Microsoft is working on an advanced version of its competitor to Apple's Siri, using research from an artificial intelligence project called "Einstein."<p>Microsoft has been running …

Star Citizen - Here's 8 Minutes of Star Citizen's Arena Commander - IGN Video

The dogfighting module was shown off during a panel with creator Chris Roberts at SXSW.

SXSW

Spider-Man may not be Peter Parker in Marvel's movie universe

Ever since it was revealed earlier this month that Marvel Studios had cut a deal with Sony to bring Spider-Man into the proper Marvel cinematic universe, I've been vocal on Twitter and elsewhere that I hope they go with the modern Miles Morales identity for Spider-Man rather than the classic Peter …

$386,000 Dying Light Special Edition Announced

Here's something you don't see every day.<p>Dying Light developer Techland on Thursday announced an ultra-rare special edition version of the game--the My Apocalypse Collectors Edition--that costs £250,000, which comes to around $386,000. It packs in a ton of extras (you'd hope so, for that price …

Parkour

Is the Paris climate conference part of the solution or part of the problem?

No one has any idea if all 195 countries at the Paris climate change conference will sign a binding agreement to stop climate change from turning Planet Earth into a cosmic Turkish sauna. What is becoming apparent is that the conference, which runs for 12 days starting Nov. 30, is sucking the …

This might be the closest you ever get to Destiny's true best weapon

Ice Breaker, Shmice Breaker. The consensus among <i>Destiny</i> players holds that the exotic rocket launcher Gjallarhorn is the most powerful weapon in the game. It's also one of the rarest, since it can only be obtained from a random drop or from Xur, the weekend merchant, who has not sold Gjallarhorn …

This Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet Is Road-Ready

Not impressed with the Halo Needler dart gun? Try this instead. Video game toys and collectibles company Neca has announced a Master Chief motorcycle helmet.<p>And it's not just for show. You can wear this modular helmet on the road, as Neca says it is approved by the Department of …

Star Citizen's $110 starships were meant to fly

Chris Roberts' <i>Star Citizen</i>, the spiritual successor to the Wing Commander series, is a massive crowdfunding success, but its long development cycle and ever-expanding list of features has had some backers concerned. Our first week with the game was spent ironing out bugs and learning to fly all …

'Evangelion' Inspired Animation Short Looks Simply Astounding

As part of Studio Khara’s ongoing Japanese Animator Expo, with unique animation shorts released each week, we have now been graced with an Evangelion inspired entry that looks simply amazing.<p>Handled by Sola Digital Arts, who recently created the CG Captain Harlock film, the short was directed by …

Anime

10 games are going free this weekend on Steam

Starting Thursday, Oct. 16, Steam will host a free weekend that Valve says is the service's biggest yet; 10 PC games in all will be free during the weekend-long promotion, which would total about $240 if purchased at their regular price.<p>Steam's free weekend kicks off at 10 a.m. PT tomorrow and …

Destiny: Easily Beat this Weeks Nightfall Strike on Earth - IGN Video

We show you how to easily take down Sepiks Prime on Earth in the Devil's Lair strike and Nightfall mission.

Square Enix Releases Close-Up Photos Of Upcoming Kingdom Hearts Figures

by RadiantChaos Saturday, September 06, 2014 at 11:56 AM<p>I wish I could afford that Roxas figure. He's such a great character.<p>by chcoman123 Saturday, …

Fable Anniversary - Steam Trailer - IGN Video

The classic RPG is coming to PC with new graphics, The Lost Chapters content, and an additional difficulty setting.

Mario Kart's Most Hated Item Is Actually Its Best

There's nothing worse than fighting tooth, nail, and banana peel for first place in <i>Mario Kart</i>, only to lose it because a blue shell decided to …

Mario Kart

Why It's A Good Thing You Can't Trade Items In Bungie's 'Destiny'

Destiny seems consistently caught between its shooter identity and its MMO DNA, as the two don’t often meet in gaming. The one thing that can be said for the game is that it seems to be consistently inconsistent when it comes to picking a side.<p>Raids are heavily skewed toward traditional MMOs, with …