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The second generation of Xbox Live

"Xbox Live was still considered vaporware. It was like, ‘What do you have? Maybe a million users?’"<p>"We’re sitting on the floor ... going over, literally, how many new servers we’re going to buy to run Xbox Live because of the scale Halo 2 will bring to us."<p>"[Xenon] was the Live console. That was …

Podcast Unlocked 184: Battle of the Bands

Plus: Will BOTH Rock Band and Guitar Hero return this year?<p><b>DOWNLOAD PODCAST UNLOCKED 184</b><p>On this week's IGN Xbox podcast, we discuss running out of …

Returning

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Computer Hardware

Get a sneak preview of Law & Order SVU's GamerGate episode

The next episode of NBC's <i>Law & Order SVU</i> features a "ripped-from-the-headlines" story about a game developer who is the target of harassment from the male-dominated video game community. Inspired by the harassment and threats surrounding GamerGate, the episode centers on game developer Raina …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac for free

One of the selling points of a Mac these days is the ability to run Windows software on it, via virtualization or Apple’s own Boot Camp. Running Windows lets you play PC games that haven’t been ported to the Mac, or stay completely compatible with your documents from a PC-centric …

Operating Systems

Play Fallout 1 and Fallout 2 on Android - some assembly required

Do you remember the days before you got your first Pip-Boy 3000? They were a little rough, but they were fun, and they can now be re-lived on your Android device. I speak of Fallout 1 and Fallout 2, both of which have found a new home on Android, sort of.<p>The short of it, if you don’t mind the …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Photograph Pets: 16 Tips to Capture the Perfect Shot

Photographing pets is a bit more challenging than photographing people. It is due to their unpredictable nature, and due to the fact that they don’t …

Pets

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

Successes, triumphs, and surprises: The gaming industry’s biggest risks that paid off

You can’t win big if you’re not willing to bet big.<p>Of course, as we discovered last week, sometimes betting big can lead to disaster. However, some game companies have managed to thrive and create legacies off of some daring enterprises.<p>Below is a list of some of the biggest risks in gaming …

The Price of Videogames: How Much Are They Worth?

This article was written by forums contributor imthesoldier, with the help of Matt C. and Mike D.<p>Ask yourself this question: Do you buy video games …

How to shoot images of powerful women and vulnerable men

Norwegian photographer Sølve Sundsbø on creating a parallel universe full of characters he's imagined<p>A shoot is a collaboration. There's the stylist, make-up artist, hairdresser, assistants, set designers, clients, and input from the magazine if it's editorial.<p>There are usually 20 people in the …