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Someone Took The Time To Meticulously Recreate ‘Terminator 2’ In ‘GTA V’

<i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>‘s impressive engine has powered more tributes than Tenacious D. From the spot-on recreation of <i>Breaking Bad</i>, to the <i>Game of Thrones</i> intro, gamers and non-gamers alike have seen that just about anything can be recreated in <i>GTA V</i> with patience, know-how, and plenty of time. We even …

The horse that saved his own life by painting

<b>He was once a well-known racehorse, but it looked as though ill health would soon mean the end for Metro. Then his artist owner, Ron, had an unusual idea.</b><p>It's said that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink. So when Ron Krajewski first introduced his horse, Metro, to an easel …

Horses

This guy fixed his teeth by 3D printing his own plastic braces for $60

Amos Dudley had braces in middle school, but he didn't wear a retainer like he was supposed to, so his teeth slowly shifted back.<p>He didn't want to shell out thousands of dollars for a whole new round of braces, so the digital-design major decided to make his own.<p>On his blog, Dudley wrote that he …

Middle School

Bye-Bye Bland: 6 Recipes With A Chipotle Kick

Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce are dried, smoked jalapeños in a tangy, slightly sweet tomato sauce. There are endless ways to enjoy them -- from Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas to Mashed Chipotle Cheddar Sweet Potatoes.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>Crisp flour tortillas filled with gooey melted …

Cooking

Video games owe a lot to President Obama's administration

2 1337 2 8337<p>Former President Barack Obama was the most video game-friendly president in U.S. history, a title that he may retain for awhile.<p>It was under Obama’s administration that the Supreme Court of the United States declared video games free and protected speech, afforded the same rights as a …

Mexican-Style Slow-Cooker Pork Roast with Chipotle Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Chipotle Sauce<p>One 28-ounce can whole tomatoes<br>• 2 tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo (about 3 chiles)<br>• 5 garlic cloves<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth<p>Pork Roast<p>1 4-pound boneless pork shoulder roast, butterflied<br>• Kosher salt and …

'Dawn of Titans' shrinks an epic strategy game onto your phone

This year alone, 1.4 billion smartphones will be sold, giving more people access to gaming devices than ever before. But with more than 1,000 new apps flooding the App Store every day, it's increasingly difficult for new titles to make an impact. Every so often, a game like <i>Pokémon Go</i> comes along, …

One man is transforming boring thrift store art into incredible video game paintings

Most people look at thrift store art and see trash. Dave Pollot sees <i>opportunity</i>.<p>By day, Pollot works as a software programmer. At night, he turns thrift store artwork into the kind of nostalgia-laced magic you see above.

Thrifting

How video games suck you in: “Our sense of time becomes yoked, not to the ticking of the clock, but to the pattern of our interactions”

<b>(AP/Eckehard Schulz)</b><p>Salon talks to the author of “Death by Video Game” about the pleasures and perils of obsession<p>Scott Timberg<p>August 13, 2016 7:30pm (UTC)<p>Whether you are excited or alarmed by video games — whether you think they develop the player’s capacities or doom him to self-destruction — you …

Massive crowd swarms Cleveland for Cavs' NBA title parade

This Cuban-Style Crispy Chicken Is So Easy You Don't Even Need a Recipe

A photo editor shares the super simple dish that quells her Cuban food cravings every time.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>When I moved away …

Tex-Mex Breakfast Waffle Nachos

6 to 8 Servings<p>It’s breakfast! It’s brunch! It’s a snack! It’s a glorious mess. And in case you’re wondering, the waffles are pretty amazing just on their own.<p>March 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup cornmeal<p>1 tablespoon ancho chile powder<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1½ …

Why Haven't Video Game Consoles Died Yet?

This week, EA made headlines because they released an estimate which said that 55 million new-gen consoles had been sold so far. That’s a headline because when you take Sony’s freely offered-up figures of 36 million PS4s sold, that leaves 19 million Xbox Ones, meaning it’s being outsold almost 2:1. …

Hot Breakfast: Bananas Foster Peanut Butter Oatmeal

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I don't know if that's true or not, because I almost never eat it. Not because I don't like it, and not because I don't need it—most of the time, I'm …

Why Rey Is Obi Wan Kenobi's Granddaughter

<b>Warning: Major spoilers ahead -- but really the movie's been out for more than 10 days. Why are you reading Star Wars analysis if you haven't seen the movie yet?</b><p><b>Who is Rey?</b><p>Like much of the world last weekend, I had the sincere pleasure of seeing a brand new <i>Star Wars</i> movie. For an entire weekend …

Star Wars

“Chi-Raq”: Spike Lee’s blistering, outrageous satirical assault on a society consumed by violence

<b>(Amazon Studios)</b><p>“No peace, no p**sy!” In a delirious, heartbreaking Aristophanes update, Spike Lee blames us all for gun violence<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>December 1, 2015 11:30pm (UTC)<p>One standard complaint often heard from white conservatives is that African-Americans are eager to complain about police …

Black Culture

Masterpieces Turned into 3D Printed Sculptures for Blind and Visually Impaired People to Enjoy

When admiring an artistic masterpiece, we often think about the artist behind the work, the medium itself, and perhaps the inspiration behind the work. What we don't typically consider is that we're fortunate enough to actually see what's before us. “There are many people in the world who have …

Bloodborne update 1.07 rolls out today, preps the game for The Old Hunters DLC

A few secrets have already been unearthed<p>From Software and Sony released a patch for <i>Bloodborne</i> today, bringing the game to version 1.07 and prepping players for the impending release of the game's downloadable content, <i>The Old Hunters</i>. Even if <i>Bloodborne</i> players pass on the new DLC, they'll see some …

Fallout 4 Players Create Kanye West, Taylor Swift Characters

The Fallout 4 community continues to put the game's character-creation tool to good use. Famous people (real and fictional) like Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Louis C.K., and Walter White have now been brought to the Wasteland by some creative and committed players.<p>Click through the images in the …

Grand Theft Auto

GamesBeat weekly roundup: Conquering Fallout 4 and FanDuel’s New York troubles

Welcome to another GamesBeat weekly roundup! This week, we had so many tips and guide articles that I actually put them in their own category, so check them out if you want help with Fallout 4, Hearthstone, or Heroes of the Storm. We also have impressions for Star Wars: Battlefront and reviewed the …

Gaming

Eminem Reveals How His ‘Addict’s Brain’ Led To An Extreme, 80-Pound Weight Loss

Eminem‘s <i>Recovery</i> marked what many saw as a return to form for the Detroit rapper. The album sprung from his real-life recovery from prescription pill abuse. This addiction led to an eventual overdose and weight gain. Em previously revealed to Rolling Stone how he’d frequent breakfast diners by …

Help a video game village and aid children in real life

It takes gamers to raise a village.<p>Sustainaville, a new game from a partnership between the charity Save the Children and developers at Good Game Productions, goes into closed beta-testing the week of June 4 and launches this summer for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android.<p>(Save the Children is not to be …

Save the Children

Phil Spencer Admits That Kinect Isn't Really Neccesary For Games On Xbox One

When Microsoft first announced the Xbox One, it was a package deal: Kinect was the Xbox One, the Xbox One was Kinect. We all know how that worked out. The Xbox One launched at $100 more expensive than its competitor, thanks in a large part to the curious depth-sensing camera that came bundled with …

Phree smartpen is designed to work on any surface, including your face

If you have a need to jot everything down or sketch at will, Phree may be the stylus for you.<p>Currently crushing its $100,000 goal on crowd-funding site Kickstarter, this smartpen is touted as capable of inputting on virtually any surface and then storing your notes or drawings in your smartphone or …

Brain-Controlled Bionic Legs Are Finally Here

No, really. Amputees have been testing them for over a year<p>For a full decade, Gudmundur Olafsson was unable to move his right ankle. That's because it wasn't there. Olafsson's amputated lower leg was the delayed casualty of an accident from his childhood in Iceland, when he was hit by an oil truck. …

Muscle

Afro Samurai 2: The Making of an Unlikely Sequel

Earlier this year at the Game Developers Conference, I spoke with Redacted Studios president David Robinson about the upcoming Afro Samurai 2. It was a lengthy conversation, in part because I enjoyed the original Afro Samurai (the Howard Drossin-penned and RZA-inspired soundtrack is particularly …

Every Game On PlayStation Now

With PlayStation Now released and in the full swing of things, you're probably curious what games are actually on it. As a cloud-based streaming service designed to give you access to PS3 games via rental or subscription model, PlayStation Now actually has quite a number of games to choose from. So …

“Westerns are always a magnifying glass”: How movies trace social change involving race, gender, ethnicity, youth & class

<b>Jamie Foxx in "Django Unchained" (The Weinstein Company)</b><p>From “The Great Train Robbery” to “Django Unchained,” westerns tell the story of the American century<p>Richard Aquila<p>April 12, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Sagebrush Trail: Western Movies and Twentieth Century America”<p>Quentin …

Django Unchained

A Game Designer Reveals The Secret To Finding Your Perfect Game

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the different types of psychological needs that game developers fulfill to make video games fun?</i><p><i>Answer by James Liu, Founder / Developer, BoxCat Games, on Quora</i><p><b>There’s an enormous amount of diversity in what people enjoy.</b> We all have different …

BioShock creator Ken Levine's next game starts with passions, wants and needs

Ken Levine wants to make characters more believable in his next game by focusing on their "passions, wants and needs," the BioShock creator told GameInformer.<p>Levine's new philosophy sounds like an evolution of the systems in <i>BioShock</i> and <i>BioShock Infinite</i>. Those games, he said, offered players …