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It turns out there’s a code to unlock Shin Akuma in Ultra Street Fighter II.

<b>It turns out there’s a code to unlock Shin Akuma in</b> <i>Ultra Street Fighter II</i>. Revealed by Capcom at this year’s SDCC, you can play as the character’s …

Slave was behind Jack Daniel's recipe but was whitewashed from history

The makers of Jack Daniel's, America's favourite whiskey, have admitted for the first time that a Tennessee slave was behind its legendary recipe.<p>For 150 years credit for teaching the young Jack Daniel how to distill had gone to the Rev. Dan Call, a Lutheran preacher in Tennessee.<p>But the company …

Not all American films travel easily. It takes expertise to connect them with foreign audiences

Like many in the film distribution business, Mimi Steinbauer has a story — "funniest example ever" — of the ingenious sleight of hand in marketing American movies to foreign lands.<p>In her case it was "Machete," a picture by Robert Rodriguez about a Mexican drug lord, an ex-federal agent and a racist …

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The penultimate week ended with a melodrama on social media following the return of Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade from his annual vacation and ....Click Here …

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Sony buys streaming games service OnLive only to shut it down

Sony has pulled out its pocketbook to snap up streaming game businesses before, and is doing so once again. Today it announced that it has acquired streaming game service OnLive for an undisclosed sum. Interestingly enough, OnLive will not become some new tentacle of Sony's gaming empire, but is …

Here's how America's most secret, elite warrior units operate

The US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) oversees roughly 70,000 operators, support units, and civilians from each of the military's sister service branches.<p>America's elite soldiers, work under a shroud of secrecy to carry out high-risk missions with swift precision, laser focus, and firm …

Military

Hands-On With NVIDIA GeForce Now: Is The World Finally Ready For A Game Streaming Service?

Let's get this out of the way right up front: I'm not a PC gamer. I'm not <i>really</i> a gamer at all; while I of course love to kick back with the …

2016 Nissan Maxima looks wild, has 300 hp

The all-new Maxima lands in NY, wearing bold new threads packing 300 horses. Is the four-door sports car back for real?<p>The all-new Maxima lands in NY, wearing bold new threads packing 300 horses. Is the four-door sports car back for real?

Sony buys OnLive streaming game service, which will shut down later this month

OnLive, one of the most promising video game startups in the industry, is shutting down.<p>The Mountain View, Calif., company, which offered gamers a groundbreaking new way to play games over the Internet, announced Thursday that it's selling its patents to Sony. OnLive's service will be shut down …

100GB free OneDrive storage through Bing Rewards is now available for everyone

Feeling left out that Bing Rewards' 100GB OneDrive storage deal was U.S. only? You're in luck, as the offer is now available globally. All you have …

Bodybuilders And Bodybuilding

Arnold Schwarzenegger was one. So was Lou <i>The Hulk</i> Ferrigno. We're talking bodybuilders and bodybuilding today. Years, months, weeks, days and hours …

Nvidia Launches a New Mobile Device Age | Tech Buzz

There was an announcement last week that I think is far bigger than folks realize: Nvidia announced a free Netflix-like streaming gaming service for …

Angry Birds Creator To Lay Off 130 Staff

Angry Birds is probably one of the most popular mobile games of all time, the game was developed by Rovio and the company has released numerous …

Western mobile gaming is 'years behind China'

SAN FRANCISCO — The mobile-gaming gold rush is over, according to one of the people responsible for it. But he says the industry can reestablish a stronger, more sustainable model by looking to the East.<p>Mobile-gaming investment is in “a little bit of a hangover” right now, according to Rick …

Google recognizes that its plan for gaming domination hinges on how people pay

SAN FRANCISCO — To reach every corner of the world with the games on its Android platform, Google is thinking about how people pay.<p>Google’s head of game business development, Bob Meese, says that the key to the success of Android around the world depends largely on providing multiple ways for …

From Oculus to Twitch to Minecraft, Why Gamers Are in Hot Demand

The three huge gaming acquisitions have more in common than you might think.<p>In less than half a year, we’ve seen three gigantic acquisitions in the gaming world that altogether have exceeded $5 billion.<p>On the surface, Facebook’s purchase of Oculus for $2 billion, Amazon’s purchase of Twitch for …

Mobile phone gaming goes up and handheld consoles go down [Stats]

Experts who look at mobile gaming generally compare it to big name consoles such as the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. In reality, mobile gaming is a much more intimate platform, and one which is highly portable and transient. It’s one that generally transcends specific devices because the games …

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Source: Ouya exploring options for both investment in or sale of company

Ouya, the maker of the Android-based indie game console of the same name, is in preliminary acquisition or investment talks with some big companies that are interested in the games market.<p>Ouya has been in preliminary acquisition talks with players like Google and Amazon in the U.S. In China, it is …

Nvidia quarterly profit beats estimates on gaming, mobile strength

Nvidia posted better-than-expected earnings in its July quarter, which the graphics chipmaker attributed to improvement in its gaming and mobile businesses.<p>The company reported a profit of 22 cents a share, up from 16 cents a share a year earlier, while revenue grew 13 percent to $1.103 billion. …

There Are Some Real Reasons to Not Buy Digital Games on Xbox One or PS4

Don’t be fooled by digital downloads. Early on a large portion of that discussion surrounding used games was negative. Users were worried about …

NVIDIA's new Shield is a tablet built for gaming

In January 2013, NVIDIA unveiled its first end-to-end consumer product: NVIDIA Shield. In our review, I wrote, "NVIDIA Shield is a truly strange device" One year later, that statement stands -- only now it applies to NVIDIA's <i>second</i> consumer product as well: the Shield tablet. Okay, okay, Shield …

Pretty Much Every Detail Of NVIDIA's Shield Tablet And Controller Just Leaked

Just a day after @evleaks dropped a render of the upcoming NVIDIA Shield Tablet, VideoCardz.com (a name only a writer for a site called Android …

Sony Explains Why PS4 Hasn't Caught Fire In Japan

Even though Sony's console has gotten off to a blockbuster start worldwide, selling over 7 million units to consumers last we heard, and likely a few million more since, there’s one market that it’s found to be a rather tough nut to crack.<p>That would be Sony’s home turf of Japan, where the PS4 has …

Xbox One, PS4, Wii U could be the last generation of gaming hardware, says research firm

The eighth generation of consoles--that is Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U--"could be the last generation of dedicated hardware." That's according to video game market research firm EEDAR chief product officer Geoffrey Zatkin, who made the claim during a panel called "Awesome Video Game Data" …

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Games industry revenue may hit $100 billion by 2018, says research firm

The games industry may achieve the $100 billion mark by 2018 assited by a boost from the rapidly expanding mobile market, according to a revised report from research firm DFC Intelligence.<p>DFC forecasts that global software revenue in 2014 will roughly be $64 billion globally. The firm believes that …

NVIDIA drops Shield price to $199, updates to KitKat and brings GameStream improvements

More options for streaming games from your own PC or laptop to a Shield with a fresh new operating system<p>NVIDIA has been pushing to improve the …

How do you solve a problem like acquisition?

<i>This sponsored post is produced by deltaDNA.</i><p>The monetization model for free-to-play (F2P) has been built on one simple premise — the more players you get into the game, the more money you make. However, we’re seeing trouble here with acquisition costs soaring, leaving publishers and developers …

Here’s Amazon’s Homely New Gaming Controller

It looks like a cross between an Xbox controller and an Onlive controller. It’s ugly.<p>Mr. Dave Zatz recently uncovered these photos of the gaming controller for Amazon’s upcoming media streaming device. Apparently this will not ship with the upcoming set-top box but rather be sold separately and …

Mad Catz Becomes The First Ouya Everywhere Partner, Drops M.O.J.O. Price To $199.99

A few days ago the Ouya folks announced the Ouya Everywhere initiative and the company's intention to expand the platform beyond the one …