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Destiny's 'Loot Cave' Showcases Bungie's Lingering Endgame Problems

The games media has seemed to have recently just discovered the famed “loot cave” in Destiny, a way to get gear in the game that’s been around for quite a while, but has quickly become far and away the game’s most popular avenue to acquire items.<p>In short, it’s the definition of shooting fish in a …

Just When You Thought FTL Couldn't Get Any Better...

...along comes word of the kind of stuff we can expect from the game's upcoming - and free - expansion.<p>While we knew about some of this - like mind …

The 12 Best Games on the iPhone

You’ve got yourself an iPhone and you want to play some games on it. You might not want to just plunge into the App Store—it’s a jungle, full of …

Meet Sense, 3D Systems’ Cheap, Dead-Simple 3D Scanner For The Masses

We’ve seen more than a few startups cook up their own impressive 3D scanners — there’s Makerbot and its Digitizer, and dark horse Occipital with its mobile Structure sensor just to name a few — but one of the oldest and biggest names in 3D printers is clearly itching to get in the game too. South …

Frankfurt Auto Show: A Tire That Can't Go Flat

The Hankook iFlex concept is the latest attempt at letting air out of the tire for both increased safety and higher efficiency.<p>Behold the Hankook iFlex, the auto industry's latest attempt at an airless tire.<p>Tire companies have been trying for years to make a tire that doesn't need air. The reason …

10 Simple Techniques For Photoshop Beginners

Adobe's Creative Cloud has opened Photoshop up to more beginners than ever thanks to its $10 per month price tag. Here are ten super useful things to …

This Diesel-Powered Scooter Packs More Utility Than a Swiss Army Knife

If I started telling you about a new all-wheel-drive, turbodiesel-powered off-roader, you'd probably think I was talking about a 4x4 truck or SUV, …

New 3D printer can print in carbon fiber

A Boston startup has introduced the first 3D printer capable of printing in carbon fiber, the super-strong and lightweight material used in race cars and space shuttles. After a year of stealth development, the Mark One printer from Mark Forged was unveiled at the SolidWorks 3D-printing expo this …

The Best "Entry Level" Science Fiction Books to Convert Your Friends

A lot of the greatest science fiction and fantasy books are not for newbies. They can be daunting for new readers, because they assume you've already …

Books

Arpeggio of Blue Steel is an Imaginative Sci-Fi High Seas Adventure

This past fall, before writing my guide on the five fall 2013 anime you should be watching, I marathoned 6 episodes of 16 different anime. Going in,</i> …

Photoshop Is Getting Support For 3D Printing

Adobe is updating Photoshop to let you create 3D-printable files within the program. Hooray!<p>The update is available today for free for existing …

Rhino Hunt Auction Stirs More Controversy

Hunting permit sold for $350,000 on Saturday, despite outcry.<p>A controversial auction for a hunting permit in Africa concluded this past weekend in Texas.<p>On Saturday evening the Dallas Safari Club (DSC) awarded the permit—which allows a hunter to kill one black rhinoceros, an endangered species, in …

This "backpack cannon" will come handy in the zombie apocalypse

KitUp's headline for the new Smith & Wesson .460-caliber revolver is "Smith & Wesson Unveils Backpack Cannon." Judging by its size, it looks like a …

Golden Time’s First Half Has Me by the Heart Strings

Back in November, I listed <i>Golden Time</i> as one of the ten anime of the fall you should be watching. Now, as the series passes its halfway point, I can …

Snoop Dogg's New Music Video Is an Homage To Pokémon and More

Snoop Dogg's subject matter has come a long way from his first album more than 20 years ago. Now it's 2014 and he's referencing <i>Pokémon</i> and …

Beyond the Boundary Creates a World of Beauty, Humor, and Young Love

Back in November, I called <i>Beyond the Boundary</i> a must-watch of the fall season. Two weeks back I called it one of the top five anime of 2013. So now, …

Tamsoft announces Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson

Even though it may be lacking in some areas, people seem to be enjoying <i>Senran Kagura Burst</i> -- at least, enough for developer Tamsoft to announce a …

Anime

Startup bringing FPS-like features to real-world paintball games

Startup Innovis Labs is looking to bring technology used in many first-person shooters to the paintball and airsoft fields with <i>Project Overwatch</i>, a mobile app that will integrate GPS tracking features and voice chat into real world games.<p><i>Project Overwatch</i> is currently seeking funding through …

Watch this racing gamer face off against a real-world pro

Viagame teamed up one of Sweden's best gaming drivers with a real-world racing pro to find out which would come out on top.<p>Virtual racer Fredrik Brolin rides shotgun with driver Peter Ternstrom while both try to finish a lap around Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona first. The race proves trickier …

Gorgeous Robox 3D printer hopes it can do for 3D printing what the iMac did for personal computing

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: CEL<p>In 1999, my elementary school got every single kid to love computer class with a single move: It replaced a fleet …

Kill la Kill's First Half is Just Pure, Unfiltered Fun

There is no question that this season's break-out anime is <i>Kill la Kill</i>, the newest anime by the creators of <i>Gurren Lagann</i>. As it reaches its halfway …

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

Five More Fall 2013 Anime That Are Totally Worth a Watch

With the winter holidays coming up, you may find yourself with a little free time and no anime to watch. Luckily, this season has several excellent …

Sunday Without God Brings a Strange New World to Life

<i>Sunday Without God</i> is one of those anime that got my viewership not through reviews or word of mouth but on simple concept alone. Halfway through, I …

Pokemon X Y Cheat: Refill Health and PP Anywhere for Free

One of China's Best Anime Spans Five Films

Every 333 years a disaster is born onto the world of man and beast. In this fictional world, this disaster is known as "Kuiba." In our world, this …

Attack on Titan is Good. Damn Good. But Not Perfect.

Almost five months ago I called <i>Attack on Titan</i> one of the must see anime of the spring season. Three months ago, I said it was good, but didn’t live …

Finally, The Avengers I Always Needed

<i>Mighty Avengers</i> just became my favorite mainstream comic, because it’s giving me something that I’ve been wishing for forever. Brown superheroes, …

The Most Mean-Spirited Anime I Have Ever Watched

This past week, I told you about the five anime you should be watching this summer. To prepare, I asked <i>Kotaku</i> readers to vote on their picks. The …