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Video game SWATter faces five years in prison, additional charges

A Nevada man has been arrested and is awaiting extradition to Illinois, accused of orchestrating a "SWATting" attack on a video gamer over the summer.<p>Brandon Wilson, 19, known by some online as "Famed God," was arrested Thursday, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. He is accused of reporting a murder to …

Fourth-grader says he has the One Ring, school suspends him for terrorist threat, dad says

A fourth-grader in west Texas has been suspended, his father says, because he pretended to have a ring like the One Ring from The Lord of the Rings canon, and said it could make a classmate disappear.<p>Dad Jason Steward said he was told his son's claim amounted to making a terrorist threat.<p>Steward …

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Microsoft Responds to Google Following Windows Exploit Leak

"It is a zero sum game where all parties end up injured."<p>Microsoft has hit back following Google’s decision to publicly disclose a Windows 8.1 flaw …

Hackers reportedly leak Xbox One SDK in the name of 'creativity and research'

A full version of Microsoft's official Xbox One software development kit was reportedly leaked by hacking group H4LT, according to an announcement and screenshots made available from the group's official Twitter account.<p>The alleged SDK leak could open up the possibility for developers to create …

Vault of Glass boss gets a bug fix in Destiny's next patch

The next round of fixes for <i>Destiny</i> will address both Atheon, the final boss in the Vault of Glass raid, and the Mythoclast, the exotic weapon he drops, Bungie reported in its latest weekly update.<p>Strengthening Atheon doesn't appear to be a result of this video, in which a six-man team drops him in …

I'd trade my Squirtle for these.

<b>I'd trade my Squirtle for these.</b> Artist Juan Arrabal "Dragolisco" Hernández has some really cool re-imagined Pokémon.<p>Here's a recent one from him, a …

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Get Even Gets New Screenshot

Earlier this week <b>VRFocus</b> reported that upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame <i>Get Even</i> would be featuring real-world 3D scans for its …

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Why 'Destiny' Needs To Improve Its Social Skills In Its Next Patch

An eternal work-in-progress, Destiny has recently attempted to fix many of its biggest, most pressing problems with loot, and they’ve done quite a good job of it. After a recent patch, good gear drops from good engrams, grindy strikes are more rewarding, and there are fewer loot cave-style drop …

Meet the 21-year-old YouTuber who made millions playing video games

School drop-out, video-game obsessive, multi-millionaire.<p>You may not have heard of Olajide Olatunji - better known by his alias, <b>KSIOlajidebt,</b> or KSI for short - but there’s a good chance your children, nieces or nephews will be very familiar with him.<p>The 21-year-old is one of the UK’s most popular …

Destiny Bug Leaks a Ton of Potential Future Content

The bug appears to reveal new story missions, strikes, raids, and Crucible content<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Bungie has confirmed via their community blog that the DLC …

The harshest Destiny criticism is coming from a parody Twitter account

So the loot drops in <i>Destiny</i> are, to put it kindly, kind of hard to understand. When you reach level 20 and are forced to grind for objects with higher amounts of "light" in order to continue to advance in level this aspect of the game gets even more annoying.<p>The "Legendary Engram" parody twitter …

You Won’t Believe How Mind-Blowing GTA IV Looks With Custom HD Texture Packs & Mods | DSOGaming | The Dark Side Of Gaming

GTA V is almost upon us and while the PC version – alongside the Xbox One and the PS4 versions – will feature better visuals than its original …

36 Unique Cosplays in 60 Seconds from Gamescom 2014 - IGN Video

Experience the unique and beautiful cosplay culture of Germany from Gamescom 2014.

GameStop’s New Credit Card Is Designed To Exploit Gamers

GameStop has a bad reputation among gamers and developers for a variety of reasons, some subjective, some rather valid. And now GameStop has decided that, what the hell, let’s just go for straight-up pure evil.<p>According to Destructoid, we’ll start seeing the GameStop credit card in the next few …

'Final Fantasy' designer creates the wildest take on Batman yet

Tetsuya Nomura's Dark Knight is very, very dark<p>If nothing else, Square Enix artist Tetsuya Nomura has built up a distinctive style over the years — his androgynous, zipper-heavy designs for characters in games like <i>Kingdom Hearts</i> and the <i>Final Fantasy</i> series are recognizable anywhere. But none of …

LGBT Gamers Hold Massive Virtual Pride Parade To Celebrate In-Game Same Sex Marriage

The largest group of online gaymers takes over Final Fantasy XIV.<p>Last month the Japanese game developer Square Enix announced that they would reverse a previous restriction and allow same-sex marriages between players in their massively multiplayer online roleplaying game <i>Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm</i> …

She should have never come home: the startup founder supporting Superhot

One of the reasons that the game <i>Superhot</i> will be made is because Martyna Borkowska came home.<p>Borkowska should have stayed in the Netherlands where she was studying abroad. She should have found a high-paying programming job there or somewhere else in Europe. At the very least she should have gone …

Don't call The Order: 1886 a 'werewolf game'

<i>The Order: 1886</i> isn't what you'd call a game about fighting werewolves — so don't go writing off the story just yet.<p>In the game — set to launch on Feb. 20, 2015 exclusively for PlayStation 4 — players take the side of four members of an order of Knights dedicated to combatting the Lycans, a …

1080p? 60 FPS? Microsoft Challenges Gamers to Spot The Difference

We call it resolutiongate — an argument that started before either the Xbox One or PS4 even came out, wherein gamers point to the technical disparities between third party games on Microsoft and Sony's consoles to indicate relative processing power. A laundry list of games, ranging from Call of …

Watch_Dogs on PS4: Tons of 1080p Direct Feed Videos Show that The Game Really Looks Great

Quite a few YouTubers were granted a chance to try and record <i>Watch_Dogs</i> during an event last week in Paris, and the embargo just fell, causing a …

Flagship trailer teases space pirates and real-time strategy from a first-person perspective

A teaser trailer for Urban Logic Games' upcoming real-time strategy game, <i>Flagship</i>, offers a look at the game's first-person perspective in space.<p><i>Flagship</i> takes place in a future where humans have been forced out of their home and into a "backwater" solar system with limited resources. As the …

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H1Z1 is a post-apocalyptic MMO from Sony Online Entertainment, playable 'soon'

<i>H1Z1</i> is a new post-apocalyptic massively multiplayer online game from Sony Online Entertainment, SOE president John Smedley told Game Talk Live. The game will be playable "soon," Smedley wrote on Twitter.<p>Smedley revealed the game in an upcoming episode of the Game Talk Live podcast that's set to go …

Xbox One and PS4 mean The Witcher 3 can 'go nuts' with its graphics

A higher powered console generation means <i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> — the conclusion to a series widely praised for its visuals — can "go nuts" on graphics for all platforms without worrying about performance on one, the game's studio said in an interview.<p>"Because we are developing the game for the …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Jun<p>20<p>Wed<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Jun<p>22<p>Fri<p>Back to Black: Tribute to Amy Winehouserevival of the entire 2006 Grammy-award winning album BACK TO …

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In Florida, Sprawling Humans Confront the Bears Who Lived There First

Officials are worried about the sharp growth in human-bear interactions—and a vicious attack—in a state where the number of people has tripled. Can …