Justin Devera

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Yes, Lexus Commissioned a Hoverboard. No, They Won't Sell You One

Since the whole world’s been going PCP-laced bananas over this whole Lexus hoverboard video, we figured we’d call Lexus U.S. PR chief Moe Durand for comment.<p>“This is Maurice.”<p>“Hey! It’s Davey Johnson from <i>Car and Driver</i>.”<p>“Are you talkin’ about the hoverboard?”<p>“Yeah, how’d you know?”<p>“Everybody else …

JXE Training Day: Picking the right 'League of Legends' Champion

We covered <i>League of Legends</i> basics in Training Day Episode 1, and in Episode 2 we took a long look at how to actually play through your first match. Today Loc Tran, he of San Jose State University's rising <i>League</i> team, will be teaching us how to select the right Champion. What's a Champion, you ask? …

Video Games Should Be More Expensive

There are a lot of shady business practices that go on in the video game industry, from graphics downgrades to day-one downloadable content (DLC.)<p>But a lot of the practices that bother consumers the most, from DLC to pre-order bonuses to micro-transactions in full-priced games, are a result of one …

Gaming Industry

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Still Can't Keep Up With iPhone's Massive Profit Margins

One of the nice selling points of Samsung’s Galaxy phones used to be the option of expanding memory manually. But with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, Samsung sealed all that off. Jumping from a 32 to a 64 to a 128GB version of the new phones will cost an additional $100 at each increment. But it only …

Capcom Announces New Monster Hunter Role-Playing Game

Following on from the huge success of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate on 3DS, Capcom has now announced an all-new role-playing game spin off also on the 3DS. Called Monster Hunter Stories it will focus around young boys becoming monster riders.<p>At an event in Tokyo this weekend, a cinematic trailer (shown …

This stupid car saved my marriage

Forget counseling. Sometimes, all you need is an excuse to spend more time with your spouse. For us, that excuse is a 2006 Mazda Miata.<p>We leave for California Saturday afternoon, shucking across Tennessee and Arkansas as a line of late-summer thunderstorms shoulder their way East. My wife, Beth, is …

Flexible Spinal Implants Put Paralyzed Rats Back on Their Feet

Researchers have created an ultra-flexible brain implant that may help restore injured spinal cords and nervous systems without inflammation or infection. "E-dura," named after the <i>dura mater</i> protective layer of the brain and spinal cord, is composed of soft silicone, with gold wiring laid down in a …

Meet Denny, the bike for people who don’t ride bikes

If you want to change the face of transportation, you’re not going to do it by giving bikers better bikes; you have to turn more people into bikers. To that end, Seattle-based design company Teague has created the Denny.<p>Denny is a bike that aims to eliminate (or at least lessen) the hassles of …

How To Make A Successful Legend of Zelda Film

I arrived late to <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> fandom. When I was a little kid, I never had an NES; my parents never got me one for some reason. They could …

Amazon Leaks PlayStation 4/Vita "Ultimate Player Edition" Bundle

Has an E3 surprise been ruined?<p><b>Update</b>: Twitter user Wario64 Tweeted the circular below. It comes from the American electronics retailer Best Buy, and …

Final Fantasy Characters As Pokémon Trainers

With a little redesign, <i>Final Fantasy</i> characters would make pretty cool Pokémon trainers. You just have to find the matching Pokémon for them. Artist …

Samus Aran: A Character Study

Ever since <i>Smash Bros. 4</i> revealed the new design for Zero Suit Samus, the internet has been ablaze with comments and criticisms. Some of the criticism …

Oculus has its eye on building an MMO with one billion people

Oculus VR has big plans for its future, including the possibility of a massively multiplayer online game that can simultaneously support one billion people, CEO Brendan Iribe announced during technology conference TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014.<p>According to Iribe, the VR MMO would require "a bigger …

The Best Music to Work or Study To Could Be Video Game Soundtracks

Lots of different sounds can make you more productive while you work or study (particularly music you're not familiar with), but video game …

How loading screens inspired three friends to make their first mobile game

Loading screens are the buzzkill of the digital age. They get in the way of the action with their spinning icons that vaguely convey that something is potentially happening among some rogue 1s and 0s.<p>All of that didn’t stop a developer from making a game based on the spinning icon common in many …

The Witch and the Hundred Knight video offers a look at gameplay

A new video posted by All Games Beta features a brief look at gameplay for Nippon Ichi Software's action role-playing game, <i>The Witch and the Hundred Knight</i>.<p>The video, which you can watch above, features a player in battle. The brief clip also demonstrates looting around the game's world.<p>Originally …

Attack On Twitch Streamer Shuts Down Riot And EA Servers, Attracts Police

It started as a game of League of Legends, and ended with a swarm of cops pointing guns at the player and accusing him of having hostages held against their will in his home.<p>Welcome to the world of online video game harassment.<p>Professional League of Legends streamer James “Phantoml0rd” Varga spent …

Man creates machine to hunt, capture, clone shiny Pokemon autonomously

<i>Pokémon X</i> and <i>Y</i> modding enthusiast who goes by the moniker dekuNukem has further developed his hands-free shiny Pokémon finder so the machine now hunts, breeds, clones and releases shiny Pokémon without the need for human input.<p>Back in November, the modder posted a video of a set-up he'd created …

This Pen 3-D Prints Live Cells On A Damaged Bone

Everyone from McDonald’s to Apple is jumping on the 3-D printing bandwagon. But it’s only when you see live cells being printed right onto a damaged bone that you finally start to grasp what this technology is capable of.<p>A new “bio pen” will allow surgeons to “draw” layers of cells on damaged bones …

U.S. Recognizes A South Korean StarCraft Player As An Athlete

South Korean Kim Dong-hwan, a professional StarCraft II player, has received a special U.S. visa, normally reserved for baseball players and other athletes.<p>The five-year P-1A visa given to the video game player last week is for "internationally recognized athletes." This follows another visa given …

'Walking Dead' studio confirms 'Game of Thrones' video game series for 2014

Telltale Games, the studio behind the award-winning video game based on <i>The Walking Dead</i><i>,</i> has said that it will give the same treatment to HBO's fantasy epic <i>Game of Thrones.</i> The news confirms a rumor reported by IGN last month.As with other Telltale releases such as <i>The Walking Dead</i> and the recently …

Cards Against Humanity holds reverse Black Friday 'sale' by charging extra

Multiplayer party card game <i>Cards Against Humanity</i> is having a special Black Friday sale today ... by increasing the price of all its products by $5.<p>The tongue-in-cheek "sale" pokes fun at traditional Black Friday deals, which are characterized by heavily-discounted products that encourage consumers …

More than 1.2 billion people are playing games

More than 1.2 billion people are playing games worldwide, according to a state of the industry report by Spil Games.<p>Of those, about 700 million play online games. That amounts to 44 percent of the world’s online population, according to comScore data cited by Spil Games.<p>“Many people don’t know how …

A Phone Charging Device For The Next Billion Turns Heat Into Power

The Voto is an intuitive handheld device that could change that situation, and it uses a technology that has gained a reputation as too finicky and …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

Xbox One Requires Day-One Patch To Play Video Games

<i>The Xbox One won’t function at all without a day-one patch Microsoft revealed.</i><p>The Xbox One won’t require an internet connection check-in every 24 hours as Microsoft had initially planned.<p>However, you will need to download a one-time, day one patch for the system. And without it you won’t even be …