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VRChat is a bizarre phenomenon that has Twitch, YouTube obsessed

Think Habbo Hotel or Second Life, but in VR<p>New game obsessions are commonplace, but phenomenons that can only be described as platform or industry changing are rare occurrences; <i>VRChat</i> is shaping up to be one of those rarities.<p>Developed by Graham Gaylor and Jesse Joudrey, <i>VRChat</i> is an amalgamation …

The 15 Best Abs Exercises Of All Time

Screw crunches.<p>You know the obvious benefit of abs exercises: a chiseled midsection you that will make you look and feel like Britney-freaking-Spears. But aesthetics shouldn’t be the only things dictating your abdominal workout.<p>“Abdominals are not just there to make you look good, they’re actually …

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6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

Gaming Deals: Free Splatoon Water Gun, $300 Xbox One Assassin's Creed Bundle

Pick up the newly released Splatoon at Target and you'll get a free Splatoon-branded water gun (while supplies last).<p>Amazon and Best Buy both have Bloodborne for $40. Gamers Club Unlocked gets the price down to $32 at Best Buy.<p>Toys R Us still has Destiny for $20 on Xbox One and PS4.<p>Target Cartwheel …

PS4 owners watch 2.6-times more porn than those on Xbox One

When looking for adult movies using the SugarDVD app, PlayStation 4 owners are more likely to search for “Asian” while Xbox One owners prefer to search for “redheads.”<p>That’s just one of the tidbits of information that SugarDVD shared about the habits of porn viewers on consoles. The adult website, …

The Sims 4: Outdoor Retreat 20% off promo for release day

Brace yourselves: 2015 will be a year of Sims 4 expansion packs. Today <i>The Sims 4</i> debuted its first Game Pack, dubbed the “Outdoor Retreat” for $19.99 on Origin. Thankfully, you don’t need to pay full price. Later in the day, it showed up for sale at GMG, where this week a 20% off coupon code cuts a …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

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Destiny: Dominate As A Warlock - Best Way To Play - IGN Video

Resident Destiny expert Alfredo Diaz teaches you how to destroy your opponents as a Warlock in Destiny.

What Have We Learned From Titanfall, Watch Dogs, And Destiny?

The reviews are in and Destiny appears to be something of a disappointment for fans and critics alike. The game has received rather low review scores from many major outlets, 6 out of 10s and the like, and its all-important Metacritic rating is hovering at a troubling 75.<p>Past that, it’s a strange …

You're terrible at games, but your brain doesn't know how to tell you

If you've played games for years, there's a good chance you've been in this situation: You're running through a level. You miss an easy jump or don't get out of the way of an obvious bullet. Your character dies. Game over. And you're <i>absolutely certain</i> that the game screwed up and didn't register a …

Watch_Dogs on PS4: Check Out Over Two Hours of Sweet Direct Feed 1080p Gameplay

Today the embargo for a <i>Watch_Dogs</i> preview event for Youtubers held in Paris was lifted, and a metric ton of sweet direct feed footage was unleashed …

Watch Dogs: 16 Minutes Of New PS4 Gameplay From The Retail Version; Full Map Revealed

Earlier, we reported about one PS4 user who has got his hands on the retail version of Watch Dogs on the PS4. Now this user has started to properly …

Titanfall Maps, Monsters and Story Details to Blow Your Mind

Creatures will "walk or fly around levels harmlessly until people interfere. Others will attack when you just stare at them."<p>We've managed to get The …

User Made Xbox One In-Game Menu Is Simplistically Brilliant

Xbox One is the eight-generation console by Microsoft and the successor to the most popular Xbox 360. Xbox One uses a Metro UI interface for its UI, …

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Carving the One: The industrial design of Microsoft's next-generation Xbox

Carl Ledbetter, head of the team that crafted Xbox One's look, sits down with Polygon to talk about what went into the console's design.<p>I<p>n the shadow of Mount St. Helens, 10-year-old Carl Ledbetter would sit for hours smashing rocks together. It took him a long time to get the chunks of volcanic …

Xbox One video demonstrates NFL features on Microsoft's next-gen console

When Microsoft first introduced its next-gen Xbox One console in May, it made a big deal out of its non-gaming features … like its integration with the National Football League.<p>Today, to mark the start of the NFL’s regular season, Microsoft released a new promotional video that demonstrates how it …

The Xbox One’s controller design explained

A new video from Microsoft details several design choices and how the controller works with the system's Kinect.<p>Lead designer Quintin Morris said the controller has been in development for almost two years. To connect the controller with the system's Kinect, players only need to hit the "bind …

MORE NUDITY in Games? - Inside Gaming Q&A

Microsoft threw out its only good idea with the Xbox One DRM policy reversal

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>It’s probably fair to say Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One game console hasn’t been having a great time for the past week … or two … or, in fact, at any point …

Battlefield 4 Multiplayer GAMEPLAY DEMO @ E3!

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What Waze Adds To Google: A View From Waze's CEO

When Google confirmed earlier this week that it had bought Waze for what we understand to be more than $1 billion, a senior exec in Google’s geo-location division talked about Waze’s community of users several times. He described it as the service’s “DNA.” This is because Waze’s core asset would be …

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