Jake Vasquez

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Sony, Microsoft or Nintendo, We're In A Console Rut

Something occurred to me as I reflected on this week’s Xbox One announcement. The “best” part of the hour long presentation was near the beginning, when it was demonstrated that the Xbox could flip seamlessly between television and the console with a simple voice or gesture command. The audience …

BioShock Infinite fan-made alternate ending isn't exactly happily-ever-after

What if <i>BioShock Infinite</i> ended differently — and its characters ended up on a reality show?<p>Proceed with caution: this video contains some pretty heavy spoilers.<p>In yet another parallel universe, Booker and Elizabeth are living a not-so-peaceful life in the suburbs, attempting to heal from their …

Dead Space Plasma Cutter replica uses lasers to burn through wood, plastic

Laser-Gadgets founder and crafter Patrick Priebe created a low-level working replica of Dead Space's Plasma Cutter.<p>Priebe, whose previous works include an Iron Man gauntlet, laser tool and flame glove, demonstrates the Plasma Cutter's power to burn through wood and plastic in the video above. …

Google's Buying Provo's Entire Fiber Network, Worth $39m, For $1

When Google announced it was rolling out a fiber network in Provo, Utah, it wasn't clear how or why it had chosen the city. Turns out, Google has …

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Valve refunded BioShock Infinite gamer upset over religious scene

<i>This post contains spoilers about the BioShock Infinite campaign</i>.<p>Early on in BioShock Infinite, the game forces players to accept the Christian religious sacrament of baptism. This did not sit well with Breen Malmberg, a gamer and a Christian, who explained to Kotaku that he refused to accept the …

These Are the First Videos Being Shot With Google Glass

It's been a long wait, but the very first videos shot with Google Glass out in the wild are finally starting to pop up on the Internet. Some of them …

Elder Scrolls Online gameplay leaks

New gameplay video footage from The Elder Scrolls Online has leaked, showing off the first 20 minutes of Bethesda's upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game.<p>The video clip (which has now been removed) showed off character creation, nine races, and three classes (dragonknight, …

BrySi the Machinima Guy - The Mario Song (Duck Song Parody)

State of Decay brings open-world zombie survival to Xbox Live Arcade in June

Undead Labs' zombie-infested third-person action game <i>State of Decay</i> is coming to Xbox Live Arcade in June, the developer announced today.<p>The release window announcement coincides with a new trailer for the Xbox 360 game, posted above, which shows the breadth of survival activities players will be …

Around the internet - Game betrayals, Bioshock spoilers, and more

<b>Once a week we take a look at some of the goings on outside of GamesRadar. This week our friends across the internet run a BioShock Infinite</b> …

Top Ten Shockers of Bioshock Infinite (SPOILER ALERT!!)

Irrational Games explains BioShock Infinite's hidden audio

<i>BioShock Infinite</i>'s secret audio was part of audio director Pat Balthrop's experimentations with sound and ambience, Irrational Games told Polygon.<p>The game contains several auditory oddities, from reversed lines of poetry from <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> to an acoustic play session lowered in speed. You can …

Indistinguishable From Magic — Inspired by Anita Sarkeesian’s Video Game Tropes...

Inspired by Anita Sarkeesian’s Video Game Tropes vs Women, I wanted to pitch a Zelda game where <i>Zelda herself was the hero</i>, rescuing a Prince</b> …

What Games Are: The Shady Side Of Games

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>There’s a reason why games and organized crime have often gone hand in hand. The thrill of the win, of achieving – …

Xbox Live outage knocks gamers offline, renders Netflix and other apps useless (update)

Xbox Live is currently experiencing a significant service disruption, with many users reporting problems when trying to sign in to Microsoft's online gaming platform. The outage — which inconveniently comes during peak weekend gaming hours — has subsequently rendered a large part of the console's …

Graphics make up 60 percent of a game, says Crytek CEO

A video game's visuals not only help drive gameplay, but are "60 percent of the game," Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli told X360 magazine during a recent interview.<p>Yerli said that people will say that graphics aren't important, but urges people to "play <i>Crysis</i> and tell me they don't matter."<p>"It's always been …

We answer YOUR Xbox One X questions - Kinect adapters, 4K Enhanced games, checkerboarding, noise and more

The Xbox One X launches November 7 and you lot have <i>plenty</i> of questions you want answered. From what Xbox One X games are enhanced, to which are …

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Two Best Friends Play - Slender: The Arrival (Season Premiere)

BlackBerry 10 launch by the numbers: Over 50% returns, 71% of people don’t want under any circumstances, 83% of Americans unaware it even launched (Updated)

Six years after Apple took the smartphone industry by surprise with its release of the iPhone, former market leader BlackBerry Limited, or <i>RIM</i> as it called itself until just recently, launched what some consider to be a true iPhone competitor.<p>The problem is that almost no one has seemed to notice. A …

Redditor creates a Fallout-themed version of Monopoly for his wife's birthday

A redditor and crafty husband who goes by XsimonbelmontX created a custom version of <i>Monopoly</i> based on Fallout for his wife's birthday, according to his post today on Reddit's /r/gaming hub.<p>His wife is a "huge Fallout fan," so he spent eight months and "roughly $180" on supplies like ink cartridges …

Retro console mod combines 15 game systems into a single machine

Gaming hardware modder Bacteria has created the ultimate retro console mod, combining 15 systems into one machine that can be operated with a single controller. The system houses a host of older consoles including the Atari 7800, as well as multiple Sega and Nintendo generations including the …

Notch only behind Egypt president in Time 100 poll

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson is the second-most influential person in the world, only behind Egypt's president Mohamed Morsi, according to <i>Time</i> magazine voters.<p>The publication's 2013 Time 100 Poll asks readers to cast votes for the leaders, artists, innovators, icons, and heroes they …

Minecraft's 'Notch' is Time's Second Most Influential Person in the World

He’s more infulential than Barack Obama by far. More than Kim Jong Un, Sergey Brin, and Hilary Clinton. Even<p>more than Psy and Jackie Chan. In fact, according to Time’s annual poll, the only person more influential than him is Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. Who is he? Markus “Notch” Persson, …

Consoles that won’t die: The Intellivision in 2013

Read more:<br>Consoles<br>that won’t die<p>The Atari Jaguar<br>• The Commodore 64<br>• The SNES<br>• The NES<br>• The Dreamcast<p>Forget the next-generation speculation. Gaming in 2013 is all about the Intellivision.<p>At least it is for William Moeller, the president of Classic Game Publishers, a small company still producing games for …

BioShock Infinite DLC - Seven stories we want to see

Is a better home awaiting in the sky?<p>Irrational Games has promised that BioShock Infinite will be getting three story-driven add-ons over the next …

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