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Chart shows which public companies are making the most money from games

Research outfit Newzoo has released new data that shows which publicly traded companies made the most money from video games last year.<p>The chart, part of a larger $6,900 annual report on the game industry, shows how companies like Tencent, Apple and Google are growing in gaming as they compete …

Razer Blade (2015) Review

A slice of gaming heaven<p><i>Update (4/21/15): After re-examining our benchmarks, we've decided to run them again. As a result, our score has changed -</i> …

Domus system promises simple home automation

Domus is the latest addition to the growing number of connected home automation systems, and it promises to have a low bar of entry with a $33 …

Home Automation

Razer's latest product is an app that hunts down video game bargains

Razer, the maker of mice, keyboards and computers aimed at gaming enthusiasts, is getting into a new game: finding bargains and price drops on PC games. The company's latest product, Razer Cortex, is part game management software, part deal hunter.<p>Razer Cortex's deals app, the company says, scours …

One Of The PlayStation's Greatest Heroes, Reborn (Again) In Skyrim

The ever-rising Sir Daniel Fortesque shall live once more, thanks to a mod aimed at recreating the first four levels of the classic <i>MediEvil</i> in <i>The</i> …

Oort Online is a new Voxel-based MMORPG by former Lionhead and EA veterans

The world may not be wanting for a new procedurally generated , Voxel-based open world game , but Oort Online looks very promising. In development at …

Dan Ariely’s Timeful App Helps You Better Apply Your Time

"It's a non-zero sum game," says Ariely. "We think you can use time better."<p>If you believe the scientific literature, says the Duke behavioral economics professor and popular author Dan Ariely, we humans have about two hours of peak cognitive capacity, generally first thing in the morning after …

Jurassic World's first poster is here, looks better than any Jurassic Park video game

<i>Jurassic World</i> is 11 months from release, but a steady trickle of leaks and promotions have been hitting the internet since the beginning of this summer. This week, director Colin Trevorrow tweeted the exclusive poster for San Diego Comic-Con.<p>On the poster, a velociraptor stands atop a wrecked …

Why 'No Man's Sky' Might Be The Most Creative — And Complex — Game Ever Invented

Several big-name titles were unveiled at E3 earlier this month, but none dominated the conversation more so than the upcoming PlayStation 4 game "No Man's Sky," which wowed players with its whimsical art direction and infinite procedural universe that guarantees an unique adventure for every …

No Man's Sky

How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets Dark Chocolate

<i>Don’t miss out! Follow DIYcozyHome.com on Facebook and bring more love and life into your home.</i><p>There’s so many good examples of kitchen makeovers out …

Organize Your Garage with This Six-Zone System

The garage is one of those areas that can easily become a cluttered, disorganized mess. To make your garage more usable and maximize storage space, …

Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer care

No!<p>It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able …

Roccat Just Introduced The Most Useful PC Gaming Peripheral Ever Created

I love PC gaming, but loathe the prospect of playing my favorite games on a desk. I prefer to crash into a comfortable chair, relax, and sink into the game. Steam’s in-home streaming and an influx of compact gaming PCs have made this approach easier, but some PC games can’t — and shouldn’t — be …

Below - Come in From the Storm Trailer - IGN Video

A new trailer for Capy's upcoming game, Below, reveals that the game is no longer an Xbox One exclusive.

Double Fine backs noir adventure Last Life

<i>Last Life</i> is an episodic adventure game in which the central character investigates his own murder.<p>Developer Rocket Science today launched a Kickstarter for the noir-style game, backed by Double Fine which will be "advising, distributing and helping get the word out" according to Double Fine …

Sony is turning H1Z1 zombie hoax into a free massively multiplayer game

Sony just announced its new massively multiplayer survival zombie game <i>H1Z1</i>. If the name sounds familiar to you, that's because the <i>H1Z1</i> was an Internet hoax from 2009 which claimed that theH1N1 "swine flu" virus had mutated into something that could turn the dead into zombies. The upcominggame is …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Aug<p>17<p>Fri<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Dec<p>6<p>Thu<p>Morgan Evans, Dee Jay Silver<p>Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore, MD<p>Nov<p>9<p>Fri<p>Dan + Shay Morgan Evans & Dee Jay …

Divinity: Original Sin moves into beta

<i>Divinity: Original Sin</i> developer Larian Studios has officially transitioned the role-playing game out of alpha and into beta, and the beta is now available on Steam Early Access, the studio announced today.<p>The alpha version of <i>Divinity: Original Sin</i> debuted on Early Access this past January. Larian …

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor hits Oct. 7

Monolith Productions' <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i> will launch on Oct. 7, publisher Warner Bros. announced today.<p>The title — based on the works of fantasy author J.R.R. Tolkien and telling an all-new story chronologically set between <i>The Hobbit</i> and epic trilogy <i>The Lord of the Rings —</i> will be …

visualizingmath:

<b>Figure 1:</b> an illustration of a plane parallel to the base passing through a cone.<p><b>Figure 2:</b> shows the Earth, whose diameter is 7,912 miles, represented by the globe, or sphere.<p><b>Figure 3:</b> an illustration of the intersection of lines between a circle and its polar points.<p><b>Figure 5:</b> demonstrates aberration - in optics, a deviation in the rays.<p><b>Figure 10:</b> shows a number of curves belonging to the family y = Cxn.<p><b>Figure 11:</b> shows the cardioid - it’s polar equation is r = 2<i>a</i>(1-cos0), “A” being the pole …

Proven Lands studio bringing procedurally generated sci-fi game to Humble Store

Indie studio thesetales confirmed a deal to bring its procedurally generated science fiction game <i>Proven Lands</i> to the Humble Store, the company announced in a statement to Polygon.<p>The studio is currently in negotiation with "a big publisher and a small publisher" in addition to its plans for …

Unreal Engine 2014 Gameplay Reel - IGN Video

Check out highlights from recent games powered by Unreal Engine.

Why Firewatch is One of Our Most Anticipated Games of 2015

18 Mar 2014<p>Mitch and Marty discuss Campo Santo's incredibly ambitious first-person adventure game.

Limelight attempts NVIDIA SHIELD PC game streaming on all devices

At the moment you’ll find the folks behind the open-source project known as Limelight working on Android devices, attempting to make the PC streaming …

Nvidia GeForce

Live-action Legend of Zelda fan film is intense

Hollywood produced video game adaptations are traditionally a train wreck, which is a major factor in why I never want to see Nintendo's <i>The Legend of</i> …

Fan Films

10 Movies To Get You Hooked On Something Weird Video

Since 1990, Something Weird Video has rescued thousands of bizarre and wonderful exploitation titles from obscurity. To celebrate the work of founder Mike Vraney, who died last week, here are some of Something Weird's best offerings. WARNING: Some blurred but very NSFW images ahead.<p>Mike Vraney was …

Whale Trail creator teases new game, Monument Valley

A new teaser trailer for <i>Whale Trail</i> creator ustwo's latest title, <i>Monument Valley</i>, features a look at the game's colorful, geometric environments.<p>Described by its creators as "an interactive M.C. Escher" piece, <i>Monument Valley</i> is an exploration game in which players journey through strange monuments …

Emerging With Credit From The VGX Awards: 'No Man's Sky' Previewed

My colleague Paul Tassi has written a piece on the strange beast that is the VGX (né VGA) awards, and why it never quite seems to work out as intended. However, beyond the awkward set-pieces and host Joel McHale’s convincing impression of a man doing multiplication tables in his head, the show did …

AllCast for Android pushes media to Apple TV and Roku, available for willing beta testers (video)

If you've been eager to send cloud or locally-stored media to your TV, another option could be on the way. Currently in beta, AllCast is an Android app that streams content from places like Google Drive, Dropbox or your mobile device's storage to an Apple TV, Roku, Xbox console, Samsung Smart TV …

10 Games That'll Make You Want An Oculus Rift

It’s all in your head.<p>Gaming is littered with technological dead-ends, and I'll admit that when I first heard about the Oculus Rift I imagined it …