Chris Lavina

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Kojima Discusses the Open World of MGS 5

Snake's world is getting a little bigger.<p>In a departure from earlier franchise installments, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will place players …

Xbox One: Microsoft should have stuck to its guns

Should Microsoft have stayed firm on the Xbox One?<i><br>(Credit: James Martin/CNET)</i><p><b>George Bernard Shaw famously said, "those that cannot change their minds</b> …

Battlefield 4 will 'encourage' but 'never force' team play

<i>Battlefield 4</i> lead multiplayer designer Thomas "Tompen" Andersson took to the game's official blog today to explain how EA DICE is designing the upcoming first-person shooter to "highly encourage" but "never force" players to work together as a team.<p>The developer's first incentive to players …

A history of (muted) violence: The present and future of Adults Only games

A look at how the game industry struggles with "AO" content.<p>Forty years ago, the most popular video game in America was <i>Pong</i>, a title in which two white slabs hit an equally white ball back and forth. A couple decades later, it was <i>Super Mario World</i>, a game in which two plumbers collect power-ups and …

Xbox One unboxed

Microsoft today posted an unboxing video for the Xbox One, three months before the next-generation console arrives on store shelves this November.<p>The console shown in the video is one of the first production units, Microsoft said, adding that fewer than 20 exist in the world. The system features …

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Financial Regrets of College Graduates: The 3 Biggest Mistakes and How to Avoid Them | The Art of Manliness

This fall there will be over 20 million students heading to college, either returning from summer break or arriving for the first time. If you’re one …

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag modern setting shown in new screenshots

The present-day setting of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag has been shown in four new screenshots.<p>Posted on AllGamesBeta, the work-in-progress screenshots show off Abstergo Entertainment, a new division of Abstergo Industries, the pharmaceutical front for series villains the Templar Order. A TV …

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Recipes: How to Shuck Oysters, Cook Mussels, and Boil Lobster | The Art of Manliness

These days, you’d be hard pressed to not find a restaurant menu listing one of my favorite dishes – P.E.I. mussels. Years ago, diners were often …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

Carmack Says Xbox One and PS4 Hardware 'Essentially the Same'

But he's not a fan of Kinect 2.0<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>During a QuakeCon keynote, id Software co-founder John Carmack discussed his thoughts on …

Uncut World War Z on Blu-ray Will Be "More Intense"

Soon you'll be able to see the cut of Brad Pitt's global zombie hit that was too violent for theaters.<p>This summer's zombie-infested hit, World War Z, …