Andrew Varosky-Allsop

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[UPDATED] AMD Is Wrong About 'The Witcher 3' And Nvidia's HairWorks

<b>[Update: AMD's John Taylor and Robert Hallock have issued a video response to this and other similar articles from the press. I recommend watching it.]</b><p>The increasingly bitter war between GPU manufacturers AMD and Nvidia continues this month with the release of CD Projekt Red’s <i>The Witcher 3</i> and with …

Watch This Scary Five Nights at Freddy's Fan Film

Horror game Five Nights at Freddy's has a very dedicated following that's created countless tribute, parody, and music videos, but the video below is one of the best we've seen yet.<p>Created by Typhoon Studios, the video shows us some of the events in Five Nights at Freddy's 3, cut in the style of a …

Fan Films

Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Adapting the Sci-Fi Novel BRAVE NEW WORLD

We'll never be royals in this new peasant simulator from the creator of Threes

Oh Lorde, we feel you on this one — being royalty is hard work. The latest creation from <i>Threes</i> developer Asher Vollmer, called <i>Royals</i><i>,</i> is an "optimistic peasant simulator" that challenges you to work your way into royal standing.<p><i>Royals</i> has a fairly simple aesthetic to match its seemingly simple …

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D&D now on Steam, complete with dice and a Dungeon Master

<i>Fantasy Grounds</i>, one of the leading virtual tabletop platforms, now offers officially licensed Dungeons & Dragons content from Wizards of the Coast. Available through Steam, the software can allow players to virtually recreate the 5th edition D&D tabletop experience complete with dice rolling, 2D …

How to Get The Star Trek-Themed Vulcan Salute Emoji on iOS 8.3

In the iOS 8.3 update, Apple added a new selection of emojis including the Canadian flag. In addition to all the new icons and characters, Business …

'No Pineapple Left Behind' skewers the American education system

As Rockstar Games' <i>Bully</i> proved, grade school makes for a pretty interesting (if painfully underused) setting for video games, which is why I'm intrigued by <i>No PIneapple Left Behind</i>. In it, you're a principal lording over pineapples, making sure they do amazingly well on standardized tests because …

How Splash Damage crafted Dirty Bomb into a modern online shooter for Western hardcore fans

Dirty Bomb is a fast-action shooter that will remind you of the run-and-gun games from the early days of shooters. It’s a game for hardcore shooter fans, made for the age of free-to-play and e-sports.<p>Splash Damage, the developer of the online free-to-play shooter that is being published by Asian …

The Guild of Dungeoneering is Looking for Recruits

It resembles the graph-paper drawings I scribbled when crafting Dungeons & Dragons scenarios during my childhood, though is far more attractive. This is the first thing I notice about Guild of Dungeoneering when I sit down to play it, and game designer Colm Larkin tells me the similarity is no …

Board Games

'World of Warcraft' Looks To 'EVE Online' For New Subscription-Free Token Model

World of Warcraft has no reason to go free-to-play, as it’s defied all odds to live for well over a decade, and still has a stable of millions who are willing to pay a subscription fee to access the game.<p>That does not mean, however, World of Warcraft is immune to change entirely, and a new model …

Batman Arkham Knight

New Tron game to feature music from Giorgio Moroder, possibly Skrillex

Legendary Italian dance music pioneer Giorgio Moroder is providing the music for an as-yet-unannounced video game adaptation of the <i>Tron</i> movie reboot. In an interview with <i>Clash Music</i>, Moroder — also known for his work on movies such as <i>Scarface</i> — said he had already produced five themes of …

Surgeon Simulator Dev Wants to Make an MMO Without NPCs, Quests

The folks behind I Am Bread and Surgeon Simulator, Bossa Studios, released a second trailer and a bunch of new information for their upcoming physics game, Worlds Adrift. The new footage features airship combat, construction, and exploration.<p>In a post to their developer blog, Bossa established that …

Play Darkside Detective, an X-Files-style point-and-click adventure

The truth is pixelated<p>Growing up, I always wanted to be Fox Mulder or Dana Scully — the idea of immersing myself in the weird and occult as part of my job sounded pretty great to a younger me. <i>Darkside Detective</i> is probably the closest I'll ever get to that.<p>The pixelated point-and-click adventure …

Titanic game will allow you to explore the ship as it sinks in real time

If I were an investor in neat game ideas, I'd take a good, long look at his terrific notion for a game.<p><i>Titanic: Honor and Glory</i> is basically an interactive recreation of the entire ship and its five-day voyage across the Atlantic. Currently seeking $250,000 in crowdfunding, the game allows players …

Titan Souls: Beautifully Pixelated Gameplay - PAX South 2015 - IGN Video

This challenging adventure pits you against some creatively difficult bosses.

Ready Player One sequel in the works, says movie screenwriter

If you like video games and you like a pacey novel, there's a fair chance you've come across Ernest Cline's <i>Ready Player One</i>.<p>The 2011 novel is the story of a skilled gamer living in a troubled future that is obsessed with 1980s popular culture. He is on a virtual treasure quest that is based on an …

Christopher Nolan Ready Player One: Warner Bros. Offers Director Film

The odds of this happening are akin to successfully navigating an asteroid field, but it’s just so fun we had to pass it along. One site is reporting …

Steve Jobs testimony to be heard in Apple lawsuit over iTunes, iPods

A billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over Apple's iPod music players heads to trial on Tuesday in a California federal court after nearly a decade in legal wrangling.<p>Attorneys for consumers and electronics retailers claim Apple Inc. used software in its iTunes store that forced would-be song …

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Nic Cage Is Doing Some Truly Magnificent Nic Cage Acting In This ‘Dying Of The Light’ Clip

Nic Cage and Anton Yelchin famously joined director Paul Schrader in urging a boycott (we think?) of <i>Dying of the Light</i>, after producers cut Schrader out of the editing process. (Which might not have been an unwise decision, if you’ve seen <i>The Canyons</i>). I hate to provoke a man who owns cobra venom, …

The Longest Journey is now playable on iOS 15 years years later

A mobile version of the critically-acclaimed adventure game <i>The Longest Journey</i> is now available from the App Store on iPhone and iPad devices, 15 years after the game's original release.<p><i>The Longest Journey: Remastered</i> for iOS features new controls customized for mobile devices, alongside a dynamic …

Kabam brings Korean mobile hit Creature Academy to the U.S. today

U.S. mobile gamers are about to get a little Korean flavor.<p>Mobile publisher Kabam today released the South Korean hit Creature Academy to the U.S. iOS App Store and Google Play. Creature Academy is a free-to-play action role-playing game where players have to fight and capture monsters. Around the …

Prepare: Jurassic World's first trailer hits in seven days, here are some early shots

The <i>Jurassic World</i> viral website is counting down to Thanksgiving, and what most believe will be the first trailer for the upcoming <i>Jurassic Park</i> movie sequel.<p>Today, they dropped a short teaser pulled from the original movie to signal something big is coming. Fortunately, if you haven't been keeping …

Stephen King: The Rolling Stone Interview

Stephen King’s office building sits on a particularly dreary dead-end road on the outskirts of Bangor, Maine, just down the street from a …

Blizzard turns this Chinese subway into the entrance to a dark portal

Blizzard has introduced a real world "Dark Portal" to one of Shanghai's busiest subway stations, based on the <i>World of Warcraft Warlords of Draenor</i> expansion.<p>This weekend, pictures of a life-size model of the Dark Portal were made available online from Chinese gaming websites, including Sina …

'Far Cry 4' Has A Brilliant Alternate Ending That Makes The Game Last 15 Minutes

I haven’t exactly been Ubisoft’s biggest cheerleader over the course of this past week, between Assassin’s Creed Unity’s launch issues, and a year’s worth of seemingly bad decisions from the company, but I have to give credit where it’s due.<p>As Far Cry 4 launches tomorrow, those playing the game …

The Retail Version of Oculus Rift is 'Months Away' Says CEO

Months, not years.<p>Oculus Rift CEO Brendan Iribe believes the release of the consumer version of the VR headset is "close."<p>Speaking at the Web Summit …