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By John Davison | Games, tech, cars, sci-fi, nerd stuff

The 10 most influential driving games – in pictures

From retro racers Night Driver, Pole Position and Out Run to 3D titles Daytona USA, Ridge Racer and Gran Turismo, these games share top spot on the podium

Gaming

E3 2017 Predictions

Will Nintendo repeat last year's performance and dominate with just a small handful of games?<p>In the first of two episodes ahead of E3, we ponder the …

Gaming

Justin Wong is a Fan of 'Ultra Street Fighter 2' for Switch

As Capcom releases the latest iteration of its storied fighting games series, we ask the man who's won the most Evo championships to give us his …

Gaming

Videos: 15 Biggest Rumored Games of E3 2017

This is a new video from GamingBolt that lists the 15 biggest rumored games of E3. This looks at some of the rumors surrounding possible video games …

Gaming

LEAKED: The new BMW 8 Series Concept

Most BMW fans have been waiting with anticipation for the upcoming BMW 8 Series. After we learned that the 6 Series Coupe would be no more, we found …

Autos

Jaguar Debuts Limited-Production 592-HP XE SV Project 8

Only 300 units to be sold worldwide<p>Jaguar’s Special Operations division has just unleashed the company’s latest ludicrous offering, the XE SV Project 8. But first, it must be tested on the Nürburgring’s infamous Nordschleife and could become, if its specs are to be believed, the fastest four-door …

Autos

What's Next for 'Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes'

How the super-popular, hard-to-categorize, free-to-play, grind-heavy mobile game is celebrating the 40th anniversary of 'Star Wars'<p>If you were to …

Gaming

40 Most Memorable Moments in 'Star Wars' Gaming

Some of our favorite memories from a playable galaxy far, far away<p>It's been 40 years since today that <i>Star Wars</i> hit American theaters. You know the …

Pop Culture

You Can Now Buy a 'Dark Souls 2' Cat Ring

Eliminate falling damage for $155<p>First seen in <i>Dark Souls 2</i> where it helped reduce falling damage, and then again in <i>Dark Souls 3</i> where it is given to …

Dark Souls

Why 'System Shock' Matters

Having broken ground on 'System Shock 3', Creator Warren Spector reflects on what made the original so influential<p>Warren Spector was getting …

'Destiny 2' World Director On Adventures, Lost Sectors

Steve Cotton couldn't show his work at the 'Destiny 2' debut, but he was happy to talk about it<p>We already know the basic shape of <i>Destiny 2</i> – or, at …

Destiny 2

Cliff Bleszinski on 'Lawbreakers' and Feeling Like a Disney Princess

'Gears of War' creator on how 'Lawbreakers' will compete with Blizzard's 'Overwatch', why he left Epic, and why he's tired of seeing himself wielding …

Meet Sheriff Eli, the Fan Favorite 'GTA Online' Lawman

Eli Thompson, a former law enforcement professional, has taken to policing a popular 'GTA Online' role-play server, and his fans love him<p>Lawbreakers …

Watch How This 3D-Printed 'Breath of the Wild' Guardian Sword Was Made

Everything you need to build your own<p>We all like Guardian Swords in <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>, right? They're like Zelda-themed …

Breath of the Wild

B-List 'Star Wars' Characters That Made Their Way Into Games

From 'TIE Fighter' to the upcoming 'Battlefront II,' not all recognizable 'Star Wars' game characters debuted in the movies<p>When your job is to shape …

Boba Fett

Origin PC has a new gaming laptop at a surprising price

The boutique brand is hitting mainstream prices on the new Eon15-S.<p>High-end custom gaming PC makers are known for great performance, great customer support -- and high prices. That's often left PC gamers with modest budgets stuck with off-the-shelf options from big mainstream brands such as Dell, …

Laptops

The Ever-Expanding Lore of 'Overwatch' Explained

The backstory to Blizzard's team-based hero-shooter can be very tough to follow – here's what you need to know<p>No two ways about it: the story in</i> …

Animated Movies

What We Know So Far About 'Star Wars Battlefront 2'

Details on the story, the main character, and the new approaches to multiplayer, fresh from Celebration<p>Somebody – maybe EA, maybe not – spilled the …

Star Wars

Todd Howard Talks 'Fallout 4 VR': "V.A.T.S in VR is Awesome"

Yes, it's still happening – and it will be the whole game<p>Bethesda originally announced that it was working on a virtual reality version of <i>Fallout 4</i> …

Virtual Reality

Hunter Pence On His 'WoW' Glory Days and Gaming On the Road

He was among the top 0.1 percentile in competitive 'WoW' and dreams of opening a board game shop<p>It's pretty amazing how many genuine oddballs the San …

Gaming

Rockstar's Vision of America in 'GTA IV' is More Relevant Than Ever

An unlikely celebration of New York that subtly acknowledges the power of invitation and inclusion<p><i>Grand Theft Auto IV</i> might seem an unlikely defender …

Grand Theft Auto

Every Nintendo Switch Game

UPDATED: All the confirmed games we know about so far from the biggest blockbusters to the quirkiest indies: Now with 124 games listed<p>Since Nintendo …

Gaming

Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous+ achieves record 2.28-second 0-60 mph and 10.5-sec 1/4 mile in new Motor Trend tests

With the introduction of the P100D with Ludicrous mode, Tesla’s Model S officially became a ’10-second-car’ with a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 2.5 seconds. But the company kept improving on the software and was able to shave just over a tenth of a second with a software upgrade that has been …

From 'Zelda' to Switch: How Nintendo Won 2016 Without Trying

It was supposed to be a quiet year for Nintendo, but a perfect blend of nostalgia and mobile games meant it was anything but<p>There was a moment in the …

Gaming

Breach and Clean | 10 Essential Free Games of 2016

From RPG puzzlers to first person shooters, download platform Itch.io is giving free to play a good name<p>Inspired by the stubborn persistence of …

Game Development

Images: Rogue One Scenes That Didn't Appear In The Film Provide Possible Reshoots, Character Appearances, One Actor Signed For Another Film, And Concept Art [Major Spoilers Ahead]

Spoilers, spoilers, spoilers! Warning, there are serious Rogue One spoilers in what lies ahead. So, don't read any of this if you haven't already …

9 Things You Didn't Know About Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan

He was a failed poet who became the director of one of the most popular games in the world<p>Jeff Kaplan rose from failed poet to game director of</i> …

World of Warcraft

Do We Still Think 'Westworld' Was About Video Games?

Spoiler warning! We revisit our theories in light of HBO show's season finale<p>HBO's $100 million re-imagining of a pair of Seventies movies as a …

Westworld

Shooting Robots With Your Eyes in VR

New FOVE eye-tracking technology wants to make your eyeballs your controller<p>The arrival of virtual reality on the gaming scene has opened up a world …

Virtual Reality