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How To Build An Airship In Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Move over, <i>Final Fantasy</i>—the newest <i>Zelda</i> has its own airship, and it won’t kill you every time you try to land. The only catch is that you have to …

artisanal

13 Good Games You Can Play On Laptops And Low-End PCs

Sometimes you’ll find yourself out of the house, with nothing but a laptop and a whole lot of time. And while laptops are getting more and more …

Computer Hardware

21 Easter eggs hidden within your Google search bar

It's also pretty nerdy. Or at least, that's the impression it gives off whenever it adds to the enormous collection of Easter eggs snuck within its services.<p>Google's search engine, in particular, holds many of these in-jokes. If you're not familiar with them, though, we've rounded up a handful of …

Robots

Zelda's Ocarina of Time Is Coming to Vinyl

If you've ever played a session of the classic Nintendo 64 game, <i>Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i>, chances are you probably ended up humming …

The NES Classic Carries Over Classic Glitches

If you were one of the few people lucky enough to get your hands on the recently released NES Classic, than you’ve probably already been relishing …

Retrogaming

You can now download torrents on Xbox One

Microsoft has approved a torrent client that will work on all its Windows platforms, including Xbox One.<p>Called Torrex Pro, the software is available …

Software

Updated: You can't play N64 games on Xbox One anymore

Another emulator pulled from the Xbox Store.​<p><b>UPDATE</b>: The N64 Emulator has now, inevitably, been pulled from the Xbox One store.<p>The app, Win64e10, was …

After Nine Years Of Work, Fans Release Their Own Pokémon Game

<i>Pokémon Uranium</i>, one of the more interesting attempts by fans to build an all-new <i>Pokémon</i> game, is finally finished!<p>We wrote about it a few years …

Gaming

Battlefield 4 Final Stand DLC Now Free To Download For A Limited Time (video)

As expected EA has today made available for free the Battlefield 4 Final Stand DLC to download, which will be available without the need to part with …

Gear & Gadgets

Revealed: Dark Souls 3's special treat for series veterans

Dark Souls 3 has plenty of surprises in store for fans - one of which we've been meaning to cover since its launch. For those who haven't progressed …

Why Dark Souls is my favorite video game series of all time

It's taken me a few years, but I'm comfortable calling the <i>Dark Souls</i> games my favorite of all time.<p>I imported <i>Demon's Souls</i>, the series' predecessor, from South Korea after I read a glowing review of a weird, difficult, but incredibly rewarding combat RPG online. I was fascinated by its world, the …

Dark Souls

Fallout 4 Secret Room Has Every Item, Here's How to Get In

A secret room inside of Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG Fallout 4 has been discovered. The room, accessible in the game's PC version, apparently features every item in the game, including all weapons, armor, and more. YouTube channel Tyrannicon (via <i>Game Informer</i>) has an overview of what you'll find.<p>…

Here's how to get unlimited adhesive in Fallout 4

You don't have to dwell in <i>Fallout 4</i>'s wasteland for long to realize that the most valuable commodity isn't caps ... it's glue. More specifically, it's adhesive, and you need it for almost every modification you'll create — and there ain't a whole heck of a lot of it scattered throughout irradiated …

Watch Fallout 4 Composer Inon Zur Perform Main Theme on Piano, It'll Give You Goose Bumps

Fallout 4 developer Bethesda has published a piece looking at the making of the game's music and shining a spotlight on Inon Zur, who is scoring the upcoming open-world RPG.<p>Over the course of the fascinating piece, Zur discusses his process, which includes doing things like walking around in his …

10 Great Game Soundtracks for Studying

End procrastination mode. Pick the right music.<p>School is back in session, which means inevitable late nights putting the finishing touches on an …

Soundtracks

How Isis crippled al-Qaida

The inside story of the coup that has brought the world’s most feared terrorist network to the brink of collapse<p>On 5 February, Jordanian officials confirmed that the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida, Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, had been released from prison. Though he is little known in the west, …

Middle East

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Mega Man, The Lion King and over 2,000 free games are now playable in your browser

More than 2,000 retro video games are now playable for free in your browser, thanks to the Internet Archive.<p>According to software curator Jason Scott, the Software Library uses an EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator to run programs. However, browser-based emulation is still in beta and can occasionally …

Cheat your way through Destiny's Crota boss

Look for this glitch to get fixed soon, but until then, here's an easy way to beat the hardest boss in <i>Destiny</i>.<p>The exploit involves the leader of a fireteam playing through a chunk of Crota's End, disconnecting from the game for a minute and then returning to pummel a helpless Crota into …

CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?

Homeland The TV drama accurately presents the mission, intensity, pace, contradictions and complexity of a CIA station engaged in deadly battle, say …

Destiny: The Dark Below DLC Breakdown - IGN Rewind Theater - IGN Video

We break down what you can expect from the new Raid, new weapons, new armor and more in the Destiny expansion.

Destiny Data Mine Reveals a Truckload of New Info

Moon!<p>New information has been datamined from the latest Destiny patch.<p>Patch 1.03 brings with it a host of updates and tweaks while also getting the …

Destiny: Glitching into the House of Wolves DLC Early - IGN Plays - IGN Video

Destin is back with Jared today and they've managed to sneak their way into the House of Wolves DLC. A level 22 story mission coming in 2015.

How to enter 'The Terminus,' a secret area Destiny is saving for DLC next year

There's a way into "The Terminus" on Venus in <i>Destiny</i>, and YouTuber Nowise10 shows you how to get there. The Terminus is an area being held out for DLC coming in 2015 called <i>The House of Wolves.</i><p>There's nothing to do in this area yet except roam around and explore it — although there are three dead …

Navigate real life in third-person using Oculus Rift and GoPro cameras

Using Oculus VR's virtual reality headset and GoPro cameras, Poland-based development team from mepi has created a proof of concept that allows users people to view real life from a third-person perspective.<p>The "Real World Third Person Perspective" prototype works when footage captured from the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

5-year-old uncovers Xbox Live account security flaw

A 5-year-old boy was able to hack into his father's Xbox Live account by falsely entering the password with space keys, 10News reports.<p>The vulnerability has since been corrected. After booting up an Xbox One, Kristoffer Von Hassel would incorrectly enter his father's password. After it took him to …

Ocarina of Time's Hyrule recreated in Minecraft

One clever Minecrafter has recreated the entirety of Hyrule as seen in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.<p><b>One clever Minecrafter has recreated the</b> …

Mario Kart 8 to be Released in May

No territories were specified.<p>Mario Kart 8 will be released some time in May, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata confirmed today at Nintendo's financial …