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Rainbow Six: Siege multiplayer video surfaces; see it here (Update)

Get a good look at this video because there's no telling when this might be taken down. It's footage of the closed alpha for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. Someone uploaded it to YouTube yesterday.<p>The video, assuming it's still viewable, depicts a hostage rescue mission aboard an airline, similar …

Gaming

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate review: where the wild things are

<i>Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate</i> does more than to simply carry on the tradition of deep, challenging gameplay that Capcom's series has become known for over the last 10 years.<p>When the Monster Hunter games reached best-seller status in Japan, the series settled into a pattern of iteration, the kind that …

The top 10 must-see vehicles at the Toronto auto show

General Motors<p>Corvette Z06<p>The Corvette has been many things since it hit the market in 1953 – boulevard cruiser, V-8 phallic symbol, teenage fantasy, etc. Never mind all that. The seventh-generation Corvette (known as the C7) is brilliant, and Z06 is its |ultimate iteration. The ZO6 uses the same …

Microsoft sold 6.6 million Xbox consoles last quarter, made $26.5B

Microsoft said it sold 6.6 million Xbox consoles during the holiday quarter in its quarterly earnings statement today, posting revenue of $26.5 billion. The company's net income was $5.8 billion.<p>While revenues were up at Microsoft, net income and Xbox sales were down year-over-year. During the same …

Windows Phone

Halo 5 brings back Halo: CE's best grenade trick

<i>Halo: Combat Evolved</i> included a feature called "weapon launching" that allowed you to use the blast from a carefully thrown grenade to cause a weapon to fly towards you. With a bit of practice, and a knowledge of where to stand and look before throwing the grenade, it's possible to collect weapons …

Halo

The First 21 Apps To Download For Your New iPhone 6

Every iPhone 6 comes with Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system pre-installed, which is capable of some great features like app extensions, widgets, and better-than-ever graphics.<p>We've collected the best apps to get your iPhone 6 ready for action.

English Christmas Food Makes Us Want To Move Across The Pond

As of today, we're in the double digits of December, which is both incredibly scary and very exciting, because Christmas is really close. With Christmas in plain sight on the calendar, it's officially time to start panicking about holiday shopping (and then calming yourself with gift inspiration …

'If you don't like GTA 5 and it's offensive to you, then don't buy it'

Take-Two chairman and CEO Karl Slatoff today hit out at a petition that persuaded major Australian retailers to pull <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> from their shelves.<p>Speaking at the BMO Capital Markets 2014 Technology & Digital Media Conference today, Slatoff claimed that people who find individual pieces of …

See just how different Nathan Drake looks in Uncharted 4 on PS4

This weekend, developer Naughty Dog showed off the first gameplay from its PlayStation 4 exclusive, <i>Uncharted 4: A Thief's End</i>. The developer's artists also showed PlayStation Experience attendees the lengths at which they're going to to make protagonist Nathan Drake look increasingly photorealistic.<p>…

Sony is selling its 20th Anniversary PS4 online on Dec. 15

Sony has sold out of its secret cache of super cheap PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition consoles in London, but U.K. boss Fergal Gara confirms anniversary consoles will be sold online at regular price to U.K. customers starting Dec. 15, Eurogamer reports.<p>In fact, 80 percent of the total made …

New smartphones make it hard for hackers and spies to snoop

Here's some good news this holiday season: The new smartphone that's been sitting under your tree is probably more secure out-of-the-box than you might think.<p>That's because, over the past few months, both Apple Inc. and Google Inc. have announced improvements to the privacy protections on each …

Vancouver police defend mocking Lamborghini driver after impounding car

The Vancouver Police Department is defending the decision to tweet a photo of a Lamborghini being towed after it was clocked allegedly going more than twice the speed limit.<p>Since the story was posted Thursday, many commenters on The Globe and Mail website and on Facebook have suggested that the …

On the Red Couch with Fantasy Novelist Brandon Sanderson

<i>Brandon Sanderson was “anti-books” until an eighth grade teacher introduced him to fantasy novels. He went on to write seven novels during his</i> …

Watch the first trailer for Terminator: Genisys

Here it is, the first full trailer for <i>Terminator: Genisys</i>, the new Schwarzenegger movie that effectively resets the Terminator franchise's storyline. In it, you'll see a re-imagined Sarah Connor, who's no longer the meek target of the original 1984 <i>The Terminator</i>, a new T-1000 and, well, a whole lot …

'The Crew' First Impressions -- Surprisingly Fun Racing That's Respectful Of Your Time

<i>The Crew</i> — complimented by <i>Far Cry 4</i> — thus far represents Ubisoft’s uphill climb back into the good graces of their gaming community following the disastrous launch of <i>Assassin’s Creed: Unity</i>.<p>The reasoning behind this is threefold. First, <i>The Crew</i> actually functions out of the box, which in and of …

How car dealerships must change to stop upsetting customers

You go to Amazon.com to buy a book or a television. You can pick up a couch at Etsy.com. You can purchase an entire vacation – flights, hotels and a rental car – at Expedia.com. The opportunities to empty your wallet are but a few clicks away.<p>But are you willing to spend tens of thousands of …

Grand Theft Auto was removed from store shelves because games are still an easy target

Both Target and K-Mart in Australia have pulled <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> from their shelves in reaction to a petition that, as of this writing, includes 45,948 signatures.<p>"Games like this are grooming yet another generation of boys to tolerate violence against women," the petition states. "It is fueling …

Advanced Warfare's biggest patch yet hits today; tweaks weapons, fixes bugs

Developer Sledgehammer is rolling out <i>Call of Duty: Advance Warfare's</i> biggest patch yet today to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The patch which fixes and updates more than 100 items, including the damage and range of nine weapons, will be coming to PS3, Windows PC and Xbox 360 "soon," according to …

Travel gear: Before you go, you're going to want to pack this

<b>UV Couture</b><p>It’s never too early to start dreaming of your next sunny getaway, right? Well, it’s also never too early to start thinking of how you’re going to protect yourself from harmful UV rays. UV Couture is a line of Canadian-made-and-designed clothing with 50+ UPF (the fabric equivalent of …

Ubisoft shipped a broken game you can't return, free DLC doesn't make it right

The idea that Ubisoft somehow didn't know the condition of <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> doesn't just strain credulity, it snaps it in two and then sets the pieces on fire. The game's issues are blatant, and extensive. The manipulation of review embargoes adds an extra layer of shady behavior to the …

The 6 mobile games that will help get you through Thanksgiving

Ignore your family with these helpful games<p>Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year, a chance to spend a few days with family and friends and enjoy an amazing meal. But there's also a lot of downtime, whether it's due to travelling across the country or hiding to avoid your uncle droning on about …

GameStop cashes in on 3DS exploit with $40 used game

<i>Cubic Ninja</i> was a mostly-forgotten 3DS game released in 2011, at least until a hacker figured out a way to use the game to crack the 3DS itself, allowing the use of homebrew applications and emulators. The price of the game has since skyrocketed in the aftermarket, and it looks like GameStop is …

Official Game of Thrones site teases season five clues

The official <i>Game of Thrones</i> twitter account is pointing people to a new website that promises to give viewers the "sight," and includes a montage video from season four.<p>Visiting TheThreeEyedRaven.com brings up a picture of the vision-giving raven from the show and an offer to receive visions of the …

Infinity Blade: Awakening

• <b>Author:</b> Brandon Sanderson<p>Trained from birth in swordplay and combat, a young knight named Siris has fought through an army of Titans to face the tyrannical God King in one-on-one combat. This was his family’s sacred mission, going back countless generations in an effort to free their people from …

Rise of the Dragons (Kings and Sorcerers—Book 1)

• <b>Author:</b> Morgan Rice<p>The #1 Bestseller!<p>From #1 Bestselling author Morgan Rice comes a sweeping new epic fantasy series: RISE OF THE DRAGONS (KINGS AND SORCERERS—Book 1).<p>Kyra, 15, dreams of becoming a famed warrior, like her father, even though she is the only girl in a fort of boys. As she struggles …

Sony Sacrifice Marketshare For Smartphone Success

Sony’s Android smartphones and tablets have proven to be well-received by the critics, but sales are not backing up the reviews. With the Mobile Division’s lower than expected results dragging down Sony’s overall financial performance, the Japanese company is rethinking its approach to the …

Blizzard’s, players’ top 10 World of Warcraft quests offer adventure, nudity, and tears

<i>Many of these quest descriptions contain spoilers –Ed.</i><p>For 10 million World of Warcraft players, Sunday marked 10 years of epic stories.<p>Quests rank among the main reasons why players keep coming back to the massively multiplayer online role-playing game for a decade: the missions that tell the story …

World of Warcraft’s Pepe the bird goes from lark to phenomenon

When World of Warcraft texture and prop designer Jordan Powers drew a sketch of Pepe the bird as a doodle for a school art project years ago, he had no idea just how famous his little feathered friend would become.<p>He put it into his work on the Warlords of Draenor expansion pack for Warcraft, which …

Online Games Must Prove They Work Before Reviews Mean Anything

A week ahead of The Crew’s launch on December 2nd, Ubisoft has come out to specifically address how the game should, or should not, be covered by the gaming press, in the wake of the Assassin’s Creed Unity controversy which gave reviewers early copies, but with an attached 12-hour-after-launch …