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Until Dawn: Choose Your Own Horror Movie - Gamescom 2014 - IGN Video

Marty and Daniel fill us in about the upcoming horror adventure video game published by Sony Computer Entertainment, Until Dawn.

Elite 30 years later: Comparing screenshots from 1984 and 2014

Space is vast and beautiful, and in Elite, it’s also deadly. It was true in 1984, and it’s just as true today.<p>Thirty years ago, Ian Bell and David Braben created an iconic space trading and combat game that made my 9-year-old head spin with its epic scope and endless possibilities. You could trade …

How Does The Sims 4 Handle Gender And Racism?

Simulation games are sold on the accuracy of their representations, but it’s as much the parts they fake that define them. Few games try to simulate more than The Sims games, which recreate every progressive euphemism we have about love, work, and family. And few games feel as self-consciously fake …

PS4 Outpaces Xbox One In July, 'The Last Of Us' Tops Software Charts

Coming as a surprise to absolutely nobody, Sony has confirmed that once again the PlayStation 4 was the best-selling console in July. This marks the seventh month in a row with the PS4 taking the NPD’s proverbial blue ribbon.<p>July NPD numbers show US spending on physical games and game hardware was …

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 Men Who Hacked Mario Kart 8

"I don't want to go to bed at night thinking I've ruined thousands of people's fun," one of the two men who's cracked open the code for the Wii U's …

'Guardians of the Galaxy', women writers and kicking down doors

<i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> has enjoyed critical success, with 92% "fresh" on aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, and incredible commercial success, as it's destroyed August box office records.<p>It was also co-written by a woman: Nicole Perlman.<p><i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> is the first Marvel Studios movie to be …

These portraits from Skyrim look more like magazine covers than video games

Modders have made breathtaking improvements to <i>The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim</i>, a game that was visually impressive on its own. Real tender love and care has gone into making the fantasy world and its people more believable and lifelike. These portraits artfully capture that hard work.<p>Taken by a …

Destiny goes to Mars in its newest trailer

The red dunes of the planet Mars will be one of the many battlegrounds players will explore in <i>Destiny</i>. Today, Bungie gives us a sneak peek at what threats players will face among the ancient ruins of a once-populated Mars.<p>It appears that two of the primary species players will face on Mars are the …

This is what Mars looks like in 'Destiny'

Millions of players explored the ruins of Earth during <i>Destiny</i>'s recent beta, but the game's latest trailer provides a closer look at an area that's a bit more alien: Mars. According to developer Bungie, the Red Planet is home to what was once a thriving metropolis, but is now referred to solely as …

Gaming is not the most important thing in my life

"What’s your favorite video game?"<p>This is what people ask when they find out what I do. I have a stock answer: <i>Super Mario 64</i>. It's probably not my favorite game, but it satisfies people. It's a game they've heard of and that we all can agree was important. It's one of my favorite games, sure, but …

What happens when you're too old to play League of Legends professionally?

Riot Games is taking measures to ensure professional <i>League of Legends</i> players can continue to have a career once they "age out" of eSports, head of EU eSports Jason Yeh tells Polygon.<p>Since 2011, the company has supported a user base of relatively young professional gamers — according to the Riot's …

Microtransactions have gotten out of hand!

There is a saying in my home country: “<b>Nebun nu e ala care cere, ci ala care da</b>” – this perfectly summarizes the state of microtransactions within …

QUBE 2 headed to PS4 with 'extra shiny' Unreal Engine 4 graphics, VR support

<i>QUBE 2</i>, the sequel to Toxic Games' first-person puzzler, is in development for PlayStation 4, managing director Dan Da Rocha announced this week on the PlayStation Blog.<p>While building on its physics-based predecessor, the game will support Project Morpheus, Sony's virtual reality headset, De Roca …

Ori and the Blind Forest is as Brutal as it is Beautiful - Gamescom 2014

Marty and Daniel chat it up about the upcoming 2D platformer.

Twitch Deletes Archives Of Trashed PlayStation, Xbox Twitch Channels

Archived broadcasts and highlights deleted as a precaution.<p>The official Twitch accounts for PlayStation, Xbox and the eSport League were compromised …

War Thunder in development for PS4's Project Morpheus

Gaijin Entertainment's <i>War Thunder</i> is in development for the still not-quite-real Project Morpheus PlayStation 4 virtual reality kit, the developer announced this week.<p>The end result, the developers say, will be a game with stereoscopic 3D battles and a 360 degree panoramic view of the …

Report claims concerned Apple met with Thailand NTBC over disclosing iPhone 6 model numbers

We learned yesterday that Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission has approved the sale of two unreleased iPhones, specifically with the model numbers A1524 & A1586, ahead of the expected announcement on September 9th. Confirmation of the approval for the new iPhone …

WSJ says Apple considering using sapphire displays in “more-expensive” iPhone models

A new report filed by The Wall Street Journal today is the latest to claim that Apple’s next generation of iPhones will sport sapphire displays. In addition to commentary from analysts over how the more expensive material could impact costs for Apple, the WSJ report includes the following …

Scientists Program Largest Swarm of Robots Ever

Alone, the simple little robot can't do much, shuffling around on three vibrating tooth-pick legs. But working with 1,000 or more like-minded fellow …

Daily Deals: Return of the $360 PS4, Cowboy Bebop Blu-ray, $45 DualShock 4, Vita Memory for Less

Save on Sony, get Bebop on Blu-ray and lowest price yet on The Lego Movie.<p>Today's Big Deal<p>PlayStation 4<p>$400$360<p>It's back. An authorized Sony seller …

People Are Raving About This iPhone-Like Android Phone From China's Hottest Smartphone Company

The phone is less than a month old, but it already seems to be generating buzz among some tech bloggers who managed to get their hands on it.<p>The Mi4 comes with hardware that is impressive enough to go head to head with the likes of Apple and Samsung. It has a full HD 1080p 5-inch screen and a …

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Apple shareholders file lawsuit over anti-poaching agreements, claim gross mismanagement and more

Apple shareholders are the latest to jump into the fray of a lawsuit against Apple over its anti-poaching agreements with a number of other tech companies. As we’ve previously reported, Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, and a laundry list of other companies allegedly created illegal pacts to avoid …

P.T. is pure video-game marketing genius

I've been playing games for over 25 years and I've never been as frightened as I was during P.T.<p>You simply cannot buy this kind of genuine interest.

The Gyroscope In Your Smartphone Can Be Easily Used To Spy On You

Sure, the gyroscope in your smartphone is great for whizzing past the competition in <i>Need For Speed</i>. But did you know that it can also be used to …

Windows: The ugly duckling of mobile OS

Swarm of 1,000 Kilobots cooperates like an ant colony

Each individual Kilobot doesn't look like much: just a few centimetres in diameter, on three almost comical matchstick-like legs. Powered only by a pair of coin batteries, they move by vibrating, shuffling forward on those funny sticks.<p>The impressive part is what they can do together. In a swarm …

The Skully Smart Helmet Is The Fastest Funded Indiegogo Campaign To Hit $1M

It seems that a lot of people will shell out to use heads-up displays in their vehicles, whether it’s a attached to a car’s 16-pin data port or is integrated into a helmet for motorcycles.<p>The Skully AR-1 motorcycle helmet is the fastest fully-funded campaign on Indiegogo, raising $1 million in …

The Volkswagen XL1 Is The Most Efficient Car Ever

Drive more than 500 miles on two gallons of fuel<p>For years, automakers have worked to push fuel economy beyond 100 miles per gallon. Reaching that mark typically meant three things: cutting weight, maximizing aerodynamics, and improving powertrain efficiency. In 1999, Volkswagen engineers got close …

Fuel Efficiency