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Love Or Hate 'Sea of Thieves,' I'm Not Sure It's What Microsoft Needs Right Now

The <i>Sea of Thieves</i> beta will be running for a few extra days due to some technical glitches at the outset, and I’m still trying to wrap my head around the game after spending time with it so far. I have not seen a game produce a divisive reaction like this in a long while, with a pretty even split …

WE HAVE NO CONTROL - Brick Rigs (Lego Besiege)

High-speed camera captures amazing lightning flash

<i>Super-slow-motion footage from recent Florida storm</i><p>From the FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY<p>MELBOURNE, FLA. — Scientists at Florida Institute of …

Amazing Fan Film Uses Drones to Capture an Intense Star Wars Dogfight

Camera-mounted drones can be used for all sorts of wonderful videos. But I’m pretty sure the most wonderful use is to create own X-Wing vs. TIE …

Wonderfully Weird Short Film Mixes Together Alfred Hitchcock and Star Wars

Fabrice Mathieu turned Alfred Hitchcock’s <i>North By Northwest</i> into a film that includes <i>Star Wars</i> characters and it’s totally bizarre and so weird that …

Alfred Hitchcock

'I let witch doctors steam my wife alive': Chinese villagers defy government attempts to stamp out black magic

After other black magic rituals failed to cure his wife's ailments, Yan Yingmao relented to the Chinese witch doctors’ wishes: she would be steamed alive until the "ghosts" were dispelled from her body.<p>The two men who had been "treating" the woman proceeded to place her inside a wooden barrel …

Five Genius Louis Theroux Moments

Louis Theroux’s disarmingly awkward documentary style has allowed him to burrow his way into plenty of mad and dangerous worlds, including those of …

First Person Adventure 'Valley' Announced for PS4, Xbox One & PC

Blue Isle Studios is inviting intrepid explorers everywhere to a whole new experience in its upcoming game – <i>Valley</i>, coming Summer 2016 for PC, PS4 …

How two guys made the bones of Vive's scariest horror game in only three weeks | Polygon

And every missed shot is a real problem; the game is over once you run out of bullets.<p>"It's actually been pretty funny to hear reactions from people who've played it at shows," Jeremy Chapman of Phosphor Games told Polygon. "One person will tell us it's way too easy while they're getting head shots …

NASA releases recording of 'outer-space type music' from far side of the moon

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Did you hear that whistling sound too?"<p>"Sounds like -- you know, outer-space type music."<p>"I wonder what it is."<p>This conversation, between Apollo 10 astronauts Eugene Cernan and John Young, as their craft flew around the far side of the moon, remained under wraps for over four decades.<p>While …

Star Wars fans release restored 35 mm print of George Lucas' original film

Group spent years on restoration project<p>Despite George Lucas' best attempts to keep the original Star Wars print out of the public's hands, a group of dedicated fans have thwarted him.<p>Team Negative 1, the team behind the project, spent years and thousands of dollars working to make a high-def …

The longest, strangest Star Wars mystery seemingly comes to a close

Who played BoShek?<p>The Star Wars universe is loaded with characters both well-known and decidedly less so, but none are more mysterious than BoShek, who makes a short appearance in the very first Star Wars film. Bill Jensen, a self-described investigative journalist, has made it his quest to find …

Jack Hawkins must choose between his men and the mission in WWII navy drama The Cruel Sea today at 11am. https://t.co/Lm5KjUULoQ

Red Hot Chili Peppers play ‘Aeroplane’ live for the first time since the 90s – watch

The 'One Hot Minute' track hasn't been performed since Dave Navarro left the band<p>Red Hot Chili Peppers have performed ‘One Hot Minute’ track …

The Division banter comparison - E3 vs. Real life (PS4 gameplay)

Gameplay

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Amiibo Features - IGN Rewind Theater

The Legend of Zelda

Grand Theft Auto 5 Back To The Future DeLorean Time Traveling Mod

Grand Theft Auto

What Do We Really Want in the Nintendo Switch? - Game Scoop!

Nintendo Switch

This Ocarina of Time 2D Fan Project is Awesome, but Totally Illegal

The Legend of Zelda

Pictures of the day: 24 January 2016 - Telegraph

Remembering David Bowie's Nomad Soul

Looking back, it's a surprise that David Bowie was only involved in one game. It's somewhat less of a surprise that it was 1999's Omikron: The Nomad …

David Bowie

The first 'Doom' gets a new map from co-creator John Romero

It's his first for the game in 21 years.<p>John Romero is virtually synonymous with <i>Doom</i> as one of its key developers, but he never made a map for it after 1995. <i>Quake</i>, and eventually his other studios, took over after that. However, he's finally coming home to roost: Romero has released an add-on map …

Command-line

Play the video game starring David Bowie for free

In honor of Bowie, Square Enix offers 'Omikron: The Nomad Soul' at no charge.<p>David Bowie was a man ahead of his time across a range of industries, including gaming. The man and his music are featured in the 1999 game <i>Omikron: The Nomad Soul</i>, from the studio that went on to create <i>Heavy Rain</i> and</i> …

The Star Wars Films That Never Got Made

<i>This week, Neil Calloway looks at possible Star Wars films that never quite made it to the big screen…</i><p>This week brought us the intriguing news that …

Gamer leaves SNES powered on for 20 years to keep his gamesave alive

This console has grown up, gotten a driver's license, registered to vote ...<p>Some guy left his Super Nintendo on for 20 years to save his progress in a video game.<p>That's really the case here. That is exactly why a Japanese gamer kept his SNES plugged in and powered on — with very rare, emergency …

Gamer beats Super Mario Galaxy — with a Dance Dance Revolution dancepad

OK.<p>Some guy beat <i>Super Mario Galaxy</i> using a Dance Dance Revolution dancepad.<p>I realize this is the second straight "some guy" lede I've written today, but you readers deserve plain-spoken facts and that's what they are right here. Some guy — aka YouTuber PeekingBoo — hooked up a full-blown <i>Dance Dance</i> …

Super Mario

Gamer gets Windows 95 running on a Nintendo 3DS

Alright. Why not.<p>And now, the thrilling conclusion of today's "gamer/some guy" trilogy. Some guy got Windows 95 running on a New Nintendo 3DS.<p>Before you ask why, pause to consider, as did Robert F. Kennedy (by way of George Bernard Shaw) "why not"? Windows 95 is still a perfectly fine operating …

Ridley Scott confirms that Alien: Covenant will feature the Xenomorph

Ridley Scott is set to bring <b>Prometheus</b> closer in line to his original <b>Alien</b> movie with the upcoming sequel <b>Alien: Covenant</b>, and the filmmaker has …