Christopher Moro

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The Solution To Destiny's Friends-Only Raid Problem

It seems more and more people have caught wind of the issue I addressed last week, where Bungie has revealed that end-game raids in Destiny will require you to secure five friends in order to play them, as there is no randomized matchmaking for the instances.<p>While there is plenty to do in Destiny’s …

Destiny - Strike Gameplay: The Devils' Lair - IGN Video

Get your first glimpse at what gameplay will actually be like in Destiny as the fights taken to the Fallen.

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One (M8) vs. Apple iPhone 5S

See how the smartphone titans stack up.<p>If you're in the market for a high-end smartphone, you're in luck. Samsung and HTC's brand new flagship …

Here's Every Super Nintendo Start Screen Ever

In case you have 9 hours to kill. Youtuber, NicksplosionFX has compiled the start screen for every SNES game ever created. Its glorious.<p>This is …

New Assassin's Creed Reveal & PS4 Demand - IGN Daily Fix - IGN Video

Win a $250 PSN gift card! Ubisoft confirms Assassin's Creed: Unity & PS4 can't keep up with demand. Plus, Far Cry 4's setting revealed & Microsoft …

Microsoft Promises Game-Focused E3 Presentation

Presentation is 90 minutes, features very few executives, and is already getting jam-packed.<p>Microsoft Studios VP Phil Spencer says that this year's …

Bungie outlines ambitions for Destiny's extensive character customization

Allowing players to build highly customized avatars to their personal liking is becoming a staple of many big franchises; massively multiplayer online role-playing games have already been doing it for years, and doing it well. But Bungie is taking character creation to a whole new level for its …

Xbox One introduces a manual software update for your controller

Customers who have purchased the Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter will be required to manually update their controller, Microsoft has said. That's a first.<p>The Stereo Headset Adapter is a $24.99/£19.99 peripheral that allows Xbox One owners to use their own chat headset with the Xbox One, and will be …

Hacking and Hentai: One Ridiculous Hour in the Watch Dogs Sandbox

I never meant to leave that poor trucker stranded in the air. Here I was at the start of my hands-on experience with Watch Dogs, an hour-plus playthrough in which Ubisoft had given me carte blanche to do whatever I pleased within the game's virtual rendition of Chicago. DualShock 4 in hand, I was …

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Pier Solar HD heads to 11 platforms in Q2 2014, officially licensed for Xbox One and PS4

<i>Pier Solar HD</i>, the remake of a 2010 Genesis role-playing game, is due to be released on 11 platforms in Q2 2014 and is now officially licensed for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.<p>Previously, the company stated that other versions, including Android, Dreamcast, Linux, Mac, Ouya, PlayStation 3, …

Growing an HTML5 game engine

<i>Craig Robinson is the cofounder of Absolute Hero Games</i>.<p>Last year we had the opportunity to create a series of five mahjong link games (a variation on the standard) in HTML5 for Spil Games. The first game we built was Dream Pet Link. Given that we were tasked with building four additional games with …

Get a Bird’s Eye View of Titanfall’s 15 Maps

Top-down images of Titanfall’s maps emerge, highlighting key landmarks.<p>Gamers waiting on Titanfall’s arrival can get a taste of the layouts from the …

Science Fair Projects: Winning Tips From Intel And Google Judges

We talked with judges from two of the world's most prestigious science fairs to get some tips on how to put together a great project and have an even better time.<p>Graphing calculator? Check. New binders? Check. While you're getting ready to go back to school, don't forget to start planning an …

The antimatter factory: inside the project that could power fusion and annihilation lasers

Physicists have been chasing antimatter technology for more than 80 years now — driven by the promise of oppositely oriented particles that explode in a burst of energy whenever they make contact with their more common counterpart. If we could tame antimatter, those explosions could be used to …

Cooking cancer cells with the help of a nanodiamond thermometer

Cells don't have tongues. They don't have armpits and they don't have ears. This all makes it quite difficult to measure their temperature. Thermometers are a critical tool for much scientific research and medicine – but their use at the smallest scales has so far been limited. Inside our body's …

Chronic stress during pregnancy tied to early labor

<b>EMORY (US) —</b> High levels of stress during pregnancy for minority and low-income women may help explain higher rates of preterm labor.<p>Researchers have …

Sex with science nerds

As a horny girl who is also interested in science, most of the men I fancy are those who self-identify as nerds. Guys who like science, maths, video games, who are horrified that I don't like Star Wars, or are generally geekily interested in the world around them in a way that's both fascinating …

NASA's doomed plan to wrap the planet in a ring of floating copper

In the 1950s, there were no communications satellites. Global broadcasting, for the most part, used undersea cables. This reliance on fragile cables concerned the US military. Worried that a Soviet attack could have forced the US to use unreliable long-range radio for communications, American …

Did you know that breakfast cereal comes from a gun?

Have you ever wondered how it is that corn from the field turns into the crunchy flakes you spoon up with your milk each morning? Or why it is that Shredded Wheat can have only one ingredient, whole grain wheat, and yet look nothing like it? The answer, in both cases, is 20th century …

[Updated] Study: Sugar-Munching Mice Die Earlier

An unusual "semi-natural" lab setup quantifies ill effects in mice drinking the equivalent of three sodas a day.<p><i>Update: I've changed the headline and some sentences in this post. Previously, the headline and one of the text highlights in this post called the mice "soda-drinking." As the post</i> …

FYI: If I Fell Through Earth, What Would Happen In The Center?

Just getting to the center of the Earth and surviving is impossible. The Earth's core is about 9,000°F—as hot as the sun's surface—and would instantly roast anyone who found himself there. Then there's the pressure, which can reach roughly three million times that on the Earth's surface and would …

How CERN’s Grid may place the power of the world’s computers in your hands

The combined power of the world’s computers could soon be placed in the palm of your hand thanks to technology that is partly being developed at the home of the Large Hadron Collider.<p>Scientists at CERN in Switzerland and in the US have been developing a new kind of computer system that is already …

Is There A Giant Life Form Lurking In Our Solar System? Possibly, Say Scientists

What if — just maybe — we find extra-terrestrial life in the oceans of Europa, a little moon circling Jupiter? If we do, says writer Caspar Henderson, don't expect that oceanic alien to be very big. Or very scary. Or even very visible. Nothing like this ...<p>The "top predator" on Europa, Henderson …

Watch These Robotic Plant Roots Grow Like The Real Thing [Video]

One day, they could be used to monitor soil. Or your inner organs.<p>This robot is putting down roots. Recently at the Living Machines conference in London, researchers from the Italian Institute of Technology debuted a system of robotic roots that can grow and turn in response to stimuli in their …

Here's What Happens In A Single Second On The Internet [Infographic]

Four million people laugh at the same cat in unison, probably.<p>The Internet is so mind-bogglingly huge that it's tough to grasp exactly how gigantic it is. The site Every Second on the Internet breaks it down, counting out the Tweets, Facebook statuses, and emails (oh lord, you guys, so many …

Can 'Brain Freeze' Cause Long-Term Brain Damage?

And is it already too late?!<p>We've all sucked down a milkshake so quickly that it causes a sudden headache—the dreaded brain freeze. But . . . milkshake. Tasty. Must. Drink. Could chugging the rest of that shake cause lasting brain damage?<p>First, let's get one thing straight. "This condition is …