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EverQuest Dev: Gamers Should Want All MMOs to be Free-to-Play

"With free-to-play you get to go in, take a look."<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Gamers should want all MMOs to be free-to-play, according the development director …

Beers You Should Know And Drink: Gose

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>The Gose (pronounced <i>gose-uh</i> if you want to be authentic) is a German white beer that originated in the small town of Goslar some time in the early 1500s. Since then it has undergone many periods of boom and bust, going …

The Best Summer Beers: Our Taste Test Results, 2013 (PHOTOS)

The weather's heating up, which means you're probably swapping out your mashed potatoes for potato salad and your meatloaf for burgers. That's all well and good, but don't forget about changing up your beer. The heavy ones you've been drinking all winter -- you know, like stouts and spicy dark ales …

If You Love This Beer Then You’ll Love This Wine, Comparable Beer and Wine Pairing Infographic

Zach Mack, NYC-based craft beer connoisseur and co-owner of Alphabet City Beer Company combined forces with VinePair, an online wine information …

Essential Beers for Summer

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>As summer days get longer, our thoughts naturally turn to the return of our favorite seasonal brews from craft breweries around the country. There's no strict rule about what a summer seasonal can be: some are light and …

5 American-Made Oktoberfest Beers to Drink This Fall

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>As soon as we begin to feel the weather turn and the first leaves reluctantly abdicate their comfortable summer homes high in the trees, we immediately feel a compulsion toward lederhosen and liter steins. Yes, …

What Different Countries Eat to Cure Hangovers

Drinking makes for awesome nights but terrible mornings. Why? Because alcohol evaporating from your body makes your throat feel forever in need of …

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All About Belgians: A Guide To Belgian Beer Styles

<i>By David Jensen, Craft Beer Expert for Menuism.com</i><p><i>Photo: David Jensen</i><p>"In Belgium, there are no styles," proclaims Peter Bouckaert, Brewmaster of New Belgium Brewing. This statement exemplifies the individuality, non-conformity and creativity of Belgian brewers. Notwithstanding their individualism, …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Valve opens Project Pipeline

<b>Pipeline aims to help answer some of the questions that high school students may have if they're planning on entering the world of game …

Sony drops appeal against hacking fine

Sony has ditched plans to appeal against a 250,000 UK pounds fine ($377,000), levied by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in Britain, for security failures during the PlayStation hacking scandal in 2011.<p>Back in January, the ICO hit Sony with the fine, stating that the company had been …

Plan your conquest with Total War: Rome 2 interactive map

A new website allows players to plan ahead for their path of victory in The Creative Assembly's <i>Total War: Rome 2</i>.<p>On the Campaign Map Planner, players can choose their faction of choice in the upcoming strategy game, picking from forces like the Romans, Macedonians or Carthaginians. Mousing over a …

How to build a cheap gaming PC for $1,000 - including best prices for parts

It’s the best time ever to be a PC gamer. With incredible recent advances in hardware, the sheer number of top PC games that are shedding their …

25 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

We who like to mix drinks at home do it for many reasons: First, it's cheaper than drinking out. Second, it's fun to mix your own drinks at home. Third, it's even more fun to mix drinks for other people at home. Any self-respecting home bartender should have a mental<p>RolodexExcel spreadsheet of …

3 Summer Cocktails Straight Off the Grill

Grilling season is well underway and it's gonna be amazing...just as soon as it stops raining. All day. For all the days. Soon enough the faucet will turn off, and when it does, we will all be looking to grill anything and everything that isn't nailed down in an effort to make up for lost time. …

How to Serve Wine 101: Tips on the Perfect Serving Temperature

<i>By Dana Nigro and Wine Spectator staff</i><p><i>Seems like serving a wine should be easy enough: Just open and pour. But anyone who has ever struggled with a</i> …