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Get ready to loot some orc corpses in Warhammer Quest 2 for Android

Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times is coming to Android. The new trailer for the upcoming RPG has just landed (above) and the title will be available in less than two weeks.<p>Warhammer Quest 2 is the sequel to the original Warhammer Quest video game—itself a port of the 1995 Games Workshop board game. …

Gaming Industry

What to look for if you're buying a TV for gaming

Most TV makers (and buyers' guides, for that matter) assume you're buying a set for the sake of enjoying movies or shows, and that's understandable. But what if you're more interested in playing <i>Monster Hunter World</i> than watching <i>Murder on the Orient Expres</i>s? Your criteria can sometimes be very …

Looking Back At Xenogears, 20 Years Later

Although these it's not mentioned as often today as some of its contemporaries, Xenogears is nevertheless a cult-classic RPG. Released in 1998 for the original PlayStation by the company then known as Squaresoft, Xenogears set the stage for a series of games that continues today, two decades …

China’s Super Fighter Comes Online — With Inferior Engines

The J-20 must make do with older, lower power engines until new ones are developed.<p>China’s first fifth-generation fighter, the J-20, is finally operational, but the jet already has one known flaw: it uses engines that produce less thrust than originally anticipated. The engine meant for the stealth …

Some absolute maniac made an interactive map tracing all the jumps from Quantum Leap

As far as versatile premises for sci-fi shows go, it’s pretty hard to beat <i>Quantum Leap</i>. Each episode found Dr. Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula) “leaping” …

Die Hard

Why Ford might kill the Fusion, and why there are problems with that

Blame crossovers and Ford's own neglect, but when sedans die off, consumers pay a price<p><i>Editor's note: An earlier version of this story stated the best mpg on a non-hybrid Fusion is 21 city, 31 highway. But one Fusion, with the 1.5-liter turbo, gets 23/34. The point remains the same, however: Those</i> …

Autos

How to Maintain Your Car's Transmission and Avoid Costly Repairs

Baby it.<p>Unless you've got a lemon, most vehicles can continue to run past 100,000 miles if they are well maintained. That means changing the oil at recommended intervals and making sure your transmission remains in good condition. Besides replacing an engine, transmission repairs are the most …

Destiny 2 Guide: Here's How To Activate Heroic Public Events On Every Planet

One of Destiny 2's many additions to existing systems is the concept of Heroic Public Events. These are harder versions of the standard Public Events you run into throughout the world and, as such, provide an opportunity to earn better loot. Unlocking them, however, is not quite as simple as …

Nissan Debuts Seven Star Wars–Themed Show Cars

Many hard-core <i>Star Wars</i> fans enjoy dressing up as their favorite characters in a pastime known as “cosplay.” They have a kindred spirit in Nissan, which is pretty obsessed with the sci-fi franchise. The company already has placed a Rogue in a <i>Star Wars</i>–inspired movie scene for a TV ad, launched a</i> …

Poe Dameron

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: The 755-HP Front-Engined Vette To End All Front-Engined Vettes – Official Photos and Info

Sports Cars

10 best music player apps for Android

A lot of folks these days have transferred to some sort of music streaming service like Pandora, Spotify, Google Play Music, or Apple Music. However, there are those of us left that hang on to our collection of media because streaming isn’t quite good enough yet. If you have your own music …

16 science fiction and fantasy books to read this November

Military science fiction adventures, fantasy epics, and supernatural journeys<p>It’s November, which means that winter is well on its way. It’s a good time to curl up on the couch or a comfy chair and dig into some of the books that you’ve been meaning to read.<p>I recently interviewed horror author Joe …

Science Fiction

Everything You Didn’t Know About Drifting In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Every single time you do a drift in <i>Mario Kart</i>, you charge up a speed boost that unleashes when you exit the drift. But there’s a lot more happening …

Retrogaming

Google Pixel 2 XL cases – here are some of your best options

The Pixel 2 XL is an expensive smartphone that starts at $849. If you have one, it makes sense to spend a few extra bucks and get your hands on a case that not only protects the device but can also provide more grip and gives it a different look.<p>7 best car chargers you can get your hands on<br>• Best …

The 25 best weapons in ‘Destiny 2,’ and where to find them

<i>Destiny 2</i> is all about finding newer, better guns scattered throughout the solar system and across its many activities. There are a ton of great …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Destiny 2 Rat King quest riddle solutions - how to get the Rat King with the Rat King's Crew item

The <b>Destiny 2 Rat King</b> Exotic firearm is a fascinating little weapon with some very interesting effects.<p>As with so many Exotic items it's quite a …

League of Legends

Should the Air Force Have Picked the F-23 Instead of the F-22?

The F-22 Raptor is the world's best fighter, but was its competitor even better?<p>In 1991, the U.S. Air Force staged a competition with far-reaching consequences. It was ta fly-off between the Lockheed YF-22 and Northrop/McDonnell Douglas YF-23 demonstration fighters. The YF-22 won the competition …

Ford F-22 Raptor Sells for $300,000 at Auction

Proceeds benefit youth aviation programs<p>Inspired by a fighter jet, a one-off Ford F-22 Raptor commanded $300,000 at auction recently.<p>The one-off truck, named after the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, features a Whipple-intercooled 3.5-liter twin-turbo EcoBoost V-6 good for 545 hp and 660 lb-ft of …

Aviation

The 6 Best Fire Pits For Warming Up Your Backyard

If you need something to make those cool nights a bit more pleasant, these fire pits can help heat things up.<p>If you're still using an old rusted or crumbling fire pit as a centerpiece for backyard gatherings, it might be time for an upgrade. A portable fire pit is one option if you want a bit of …

Real-Life Video Game Bands Worth Listening To

Fairly or not, when talking about video games, graphics and gameplay get most of the attention. They are called <i>video</i> games after all. But some of the …

Retrogaming

Level up: How video games evolved to solve significant scientific problems | Ars Technica

Science, your chance to use all that time spent gaming for the greater good.<p>In the early 1950s, just as rock ‘n’ roll was hinting at social change, …

University of Washington

New Footage Shows the Perils of F-35 Flight Testing

Test pilots push the envelope, and sometimes the envelope pushes back.<p>Previously unseen footage of the F-35 in flight testing lays bare an important fact: the work of test pilots is dangerous. A video of a F-35 Joint Strike Fighter flight safety seminar shows two incidents in which pilots risked …

This New Interactive Documentary on Viruses Is Spellbinding

Golf balls, some buildings, and even a few works of religious art imitate viruses. Not in a bad way, but in their beauty.<p>If you don’t believe me, …

Atoms

Nintendo at naptime: how to play video games after having a baby

In the maelstrom of new motherhood, doing something fun and familiar can be a huge stress reliever. And why shouldn’t that thing be gaming?<p>Here’s one of the more bizarre and pressurising fictions of motherhood: the second you give birth, everything in your previous life instantly becomes …

Parenting

3 Things You're Going to Love About the New Ford Bronco

Obviously, most products and franchises are developed with the hope that consumers will fall head over heels and fork over huge sums of money to own or consume them. But every once in a while a product, TV show, movie, or even a vehicle goes above and beyond, accumulating a cult-like following. <i>Star</i> …

New iPhone 8 Details Will Anger Users

Exciting leaks and images about 2017’s new iPhones have users so excited Tim Cook claims they have caused iPhone sales to slow in anticipation. But the latest news from financial giants JPMorgan Chase will leave users feeling far from happy…<p>In a lengthy report obtained by 9to5Mac, the multinational …

Mobile Technology

The New High-Performance Fords Could Fail the Same Way the Pontiac GTO Did

When dealers attack.<p>"Forty grand of additional dealer markup in a single photo." The photo to which the caption referred showed two new Shelby Mustangs and a Focus RS on the dealership floor. My first thought was a quote from the movie <i>Clerks</i>: "This job would be great it it wasn't for the (blank)ing …

Muscle Cars

How To Finally Fix Slow PS4 And PSN Download Speeds For Real

The agonizingly slow download speeds of Sony’s PlayStation Network are well-documented. It’s especially obnoxious when you come home from a long day of work, ready to play a newly released game or expansion, but are faced with an update that is estimated to finish downloading long after your …

DNS Server

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Weapon Crafting: How to repair all the champion weapons

The fact your weapons constantly break in <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> is a real pain. What the heck is wrong with the blacksmiths in …

How to Choose the Right Processor and Motherboard

AMD has just released its fastest processor yet after more than a half decade of research and development, and Intel’s Kaby Lake processor is now …