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More pre-alpha gameplay of Star Wars: Battlefront 3 leaks out

More footage from <i>Star Wars: Battlefront 3</i> — the sequel to the extremely popular shooter that was canceled at the last minute by LucasArts — has emerged on YouTube. Two videos combine to show 30 minutes of gameplay from a pre-alpha build of Battlefront 3, which had been in development from 2006 to …

The Brilliance Of 'Destiny's' 'Xur: Agent of The Nine'

During the course of Destiny’s story mode, each player receives a strange coin. That’s it: no explanation, just an odd little icon explained as nothing more than “strange coin.” One expects to use it further down the line in the campaign, but at the end of the last boss it’s still there, sitting in …

Teleport all you want, Destiny players. The grenade will still kill you

The first Mythbuster video for <i>Destiny</i> was great, and the follow-up includes even more interesting details about what does and doesn't work in the game. Video games are just a bundle of interacting systems, and this sort of video works at the the edges of those systems to find what's permissible and …

Sleek Ronin 47 Motorcycle Reimagines the Discontinued Buell 1125

The Ronin 47 Motorcycle is a limited-edition bike that takes inspiration and design ideas from the now-discontinued Buell 1125 (a former Harley Davidson subsidiary). As that model was on its way out in 2009, the guys at Ronin Motor Works acquired two of the bikes to see what could be built using a …

Destiny Player Reaches Level 30

He even has a Legendary cape.<p>American gamer N3AC3Y has reached rank 30 in Destiny.<p>According to Destinydb, the player has sunk over 107 hours into the …

This 3-Year-Old Golfer With 1 Arm Has An Incredible Swing

At just 3 years old, Tommy Morrissey can swing a golf club better than most people.<p>What's more, Tommy, who hails from Linwood, New Jersey, was born with just one arm, but you'd never notice that from his impressive swing.<p>His parents, both avid golfers themselves, told Golf Digest that Tommy's …

PlayStation 4 is Finally Getting Theme Support

Vita isn't the only one copying PS3's style.<p>Are you bored looking at your PlayStation 4's blue background? Well, you're in luck. When firmware 2.0 …

Honda Rekindles Performance Heritage With Supercharger Kit For CR-Z Hybrid

Honda has started offering a dealer-installed supercharger kit for its quirky CR-Z hybrid coupe that boosts output by an impressive 67 horsepower to a total of 197. That’s almost a 50 percent increase over stock horsepower.<p>Though offering high-performance parts on a hybrid vehicle like the CR-Z …

Patrick the Oldest Living Wombat Celebrates His 29th Birthday

On August 24th, Patrick the Australian common wombat celebrated his 29th birthday. While that might not sound that old, this occasion means that the adorable marsupial is the oldest living wombat in the world. Patrick has been at the Ballarat Wildlife Park in Victoria since 1986 and garnered much …

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Star Wars: Secret Client Orders Incredible Death Star Home Theatre

Yes, please.<p>We've all wondered what we would do if funds were unlimited. Well one undisclosed client in Seattle has the answer: Build your own Death …

Strong California quake shakes famed wine country

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco Bay Area's strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California's wine country early Sunday, …

Behold, the 9.4 Million-Calorie Bathroom

You can buy an edible bathtub, bidet, toilet, and sink made of chocolate. We're not joking.<p>Now here's a bathroom Willy Wonka would approve of: It's made entirely of chocolate. UK-based companies Bathrooms.com and Choccywoccydoodah have teamed up to offer bathroom fixtures made entirely of …

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Watch 20 minutes of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain gameplay from Gamescom

In the event that you missed Konami's livestream of <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i> from Gamescom last week, now's your chance to correct that. Konami uploaded all 20 minutes-plus of its <i>The Phantom Pain</i> walkthrough, showing off all manner of new gameplay features.<p>The new capabilities of Snake's …

PlayStation 4's new digital game-sharing trick sounds simple

Okay, we know that the PlayStation 4's Share Play feature is coming, but how does letting a friend on an <i>entirely different console</i> (possibly around the globe) play one of your games work? A lot like how PS4's remote play with the PS Vita does, apparently. In an interview with <i>Famitsu Weekly</i>, Sony's …

The gaming industry is booming and Sony's lead is growing

Earlier this week Sony announced that it'd sold over 10 million PlayStation 4s to date, but that isn't the half of it: the company's latest gaming console is once again dominating the sales charts overall. As Sony tells it, July marks the seventh consecutive month that the PS4 outsold Microsoft's …

Moto Guzzi Ambassador by BCR

Anyone who’s considered building a traditional café-racer has probably stumbled upon Benjie Flipprboi’s site at some point. As Benjie’s Café Racers, he produces a wide array of good looking bolt-on parts from his Corona, California base—and he builds pretty desirable bespoke motorcycles to …

Fun New Murals by ROA Utilize Tunisia’s Domed Architecture | Colossal

<p>Belgian street artist ROA (previously) is currently in Tunisia along with 150 other participating artists for Galerie Itinerrance’s Djerbahood open …

'Substantial' damage at UCLA, including arena, after water pipe break

A day after 20 million gallons of water gushed out of an old, broken water main, UCLA had quite a mess on its hands Wednesday -- and it still was trying to figure out how big.<p>Hundreds of vehicles were waterlogged and stranded. A famous basketball court might be ruined.<p>"We're nowhere near (figuring …

You should build your own retro cafe racer

A good cafe racer can be pricey. Which is why you should do it yourself.<p>Motorcycles that look like something out of an old Steve McQueen movie—retro, minimalist, and tough—are seeing a resurgence. These bikes revive the 1960s café-racer look made popular when European kids stripped down their …

6 Amazing Lego Artworks That Will Blow Your Mind

While for many, Legos will always be known as a childhood toy, some grown-ups have taken Legos to fascinating new heights making it more like an art form. Whether they're using thousands of Lego bricks to recreate familiar pop-culture scenes or creatively assembling them into sculptures worthy of a …

Kanye West Wins Lawsuit Against Coinye

Kanye West has finally defeated the now-folded virtual currency Coinye, NBC News reports. Documents filed this week mark the end of the lawsuit, which had West going up against a currency featuring his cartoon likeness.<p>Earlier this year, Kanye's lawyers filed a trademark-infringement suit against …

Destiny: IGN Users Prefer the Warlock Class

18% like to sit in the game.<p>Last week the Destiny beta was released. Many people called in "sick" to work and played for hours on their PlayStation …

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Tested: 2.2 Seconds to 60!

Hi-Po Silver! Porsche's 918 Spyder is the quickest production car yet. Here's how it makes the numbers.<p>Flush as we are with nutty performance cars at the moment, we should remember that automobiles as quick as the Porsche 918 don’t come along too often. In 2008, the quickest (and fastest) …

Unbelievable Paper Sculpture Birds by Diana Herrera

Most definitely paper has got to be one of the trickiest materials to work with, even more when you're going full sculptor and you start coming up …

Hidden Geometric Patterns Gradually Revealed inside Giant Chocolate Cylinder | Colossal

<p>For a major retrospective of Dutch furniture designer and architect Gerrit Rietveld, the team at Studio Wieki Somers collaborated with chocolatier …

The R-Kaid-R Is A Retro Arcade Hidden In A Briefcase

Gamers from a totally different era will appreciate the R-Kaid-R from Swedish design company Love Hultén not only because it plays retro games from …

Son races deceased father's ghost in Xbox racer, makes internet cry

Get ready for some tears.<p>This is the most heart-warming video game ghost story I’ve ever heard. According to a post on Motoramic, a YouTube commenter that goes by 00WARTHERAPY00 shared a supernaturally touching story about racing their father’s ghost in Xbox racer <i>RalliSport Challenge</i>, 10 years …

Police Pull Over U-Haul Truck for Running Red Light, Then Make Multi-Million Dollar Discovery Inside

California police say they discovered about $76 million in marijuana after pulling over a U-Haul truck who ran a red light Wednesday.<p>Police seized more than three tons of marijuana during a routine traffic stop. (Image source: Bakersfield Police Department via Bakersfield Californian)<p>According to …

How Sony Managed to Show Gaming Isn't Just For Kids

Thanks to a little franchise called Grand Theft Auto.<p>Sony has revealed how Grand Theft Auto III came to be a PlayStation 2 exclusive, revealing the …