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Mercedes-Benz X-Class Concepts are Made for the Great Outdoors

But still not for campers in the U.S.<p>The Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup still eludes us here in the U.S., but here’s a look at the latest luxury concepts for the great outdoors elsewhere.<p>Mercedes-Benz is introducing two new camper concepts for its X-Class pickup at the 2018 Caravan, Motor, Touristik …

Every Game Release Date in 2017

This year is packed with some of the biggest new games to play, including heavy hitters like Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Persona 5, and much more. To help you keep track of everything coming out, we've compiled the release dates of all …

Every video game launching this fall that you need to know about

As of this week, fall has officially begun. That means a whole lot of things—changing colors, cooler temperatures, the weirdest presidential election …

Gaming

Apple's new iPhone battery case is basically a Mophie

If you could change one thing about your iPhone, what would it be? If you're like me, it's the battery life.<p>No matter what Apple does to improve …

Mobile Technology

Listen to YouTube audio on Android with your screen turned off

Even if you can’t find a song you want to hear on a streaming music service, you’ll probably find it on YouTube. The video platform is an excellent resource for finding tunes in a jiffy.<p>Unfortunately, YouTube’s Android app keeps the screen on while it plays videos, and chews through your battery in …

PlayStation.Blog

Beat Saber is an action rhythm game like no other. Wield your PS Move controllers to slash and cut coloured cubes as they travel towards you, …

UEFA Champions League

Google Nexus 6P with 5.7-inch display announced starting at $499

Google's biggest phone just got a bit smaller. On stage in San Francisco this morning, Google unveiled the Nexus 6P, a new version of its Nexus 6 smartphone with a slightly smaller 5.7-inch display and a completely new design. The phone is only 7.3mm thick and is supposed to be about the same …

A look inside Google's new OnHub wireless router

Last week, in Amazonian fashion, a new Google product suddenly appeared on the internet: a wireless router, the bastion of (and scapegoat for) all at-home internet experiences.<p>Its unveiling may have been sudden, but the $200 router, called the OnHub, has actually been in the works for a couple …

Micro-Flip: a reversible microUSB cable (not USB-C)

It’s the little things that excite tech enthusiasts. When Apple’s lightning adapter was introduced, everyone went nuts over its reversible plugging capabilities. Then USB-C launched, giving users the same feature. Forget that the thing supports power, data transfers, many accessories and all kinds …

Following T-Mobile's footsteps, Verizon kills the two year contract

There’s no denying that T-Mobile’s uncarrier movement has had a pretty big impact on the cellular industry over the past few years. Not only have we seen T-Mobile rise to third place in the market, bypassing Sprint, we’ve also seen all the carriers attempt to make uncarrier-like moves in hopes of …

Forza 6 Special Edition Xbox One Gets Special Design, Sound Effects

The trend of game-specific special-edition Xbox One consoles continues with a Forza Motorsport 6 version, and it's pretty different than previous designs.<p>Announced today on the Xbox website, the special-edition console commemorates the tenth anniversary of the Forza franchise. It's completely dark …

918 Of 918: Porsche Completes Stellar Supercar's Production

Porsche has completed production of its 918 Spyder. It was—to put it mildly—one hell of a run.<p>From the beginning, the car was a complete departure …

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Confirmed Games at E3 2015

Every year, dozens of games show up at E3. It's always exciting, but sometimes it's a little daunting to know which games to look out for during the coverage of the conference. That's why we've put together a list of all of the games confirmed to appear.<p>Of course, every E3 has its surprises, so …

Watch Ex-Wipeout Dev's Futuristic Racer for PC

R8 Games, a new independent studio formed by developers who previously worked on Sony's futuristic racing series Wipeout, has released pre-alpha gameplay footage if its next game, Formula Fusion.<p>R8 Games first revealed Formula Fusion last year, saying that it's a "huge" project that it can't …

'Snake Rewind' modernizes the Nokia game for touchscreen devices

<i>Snake</i> -- that addictive, reflex-testing mobile game on old Nokia brick phones -- is attempting a comeback. A version for modern smartphones and tablets called <i>Snake Rewind</i> will be released on May 14th by game developer Rumilus Design and Taneli Armanto. The latter's the Nokia engineer who preloaded …

Test your network the better with nPerf Speed Test

There are only a few big names when it comes to Internet speed tests. Speedtest.net, for instance, is a name many people know and trust. However, there is another speed test app that you should know about called nPerf Speed Test and we’re going to take a look at it right now.<p>Functionality<p>nPerf …

Check Out These Amazing New HoloLens Videos

As part of Microsoft's Build conference this week in San Francisco, the technology giant gave a live demonstration of its futuristic HoloLens technology, which blends virtual and augmented reality.<p>The demos, captured by GameSpot sister site CNET and published below, are quite impressive. In the …

Best resources for Android Game Developers

Android game development can be fun albeit stressful. There are so many resources for game developers. Some resources cater to PC or console games, while others try to cover all game devices.<p>Some resources are therefore more useful to mobile game developers than others, while some resources are …

Audi Attempts To Add Matrix Lighting Technology To Its Laser Headlights

Audi’s Matrix LED headlights allow you to drive with your high beams left permanently on, as they can detect other vehicles on the road and actually …

Kojima and del Toro's 'Silent Hills' is not going to happen

<i>Silent Hills</i>, at least as it was originally conceived, is no more. The next chapter of the once-popular horror series had built considerable hype off the back of a fantastic playable teaser, <i>P.T.</i>, which was released last summer. When solved the teaser offered up a trailer for a new <i>Silent Hill</i> game, …

Metal Gear

Killer Kitty and Bike-Riding Cow Terrorize GTA 5 in Latest PC Mods

The PC version of Grand Theft Auto V has been out for a little over a week, and YouTube user taltigolt has kept busy in that time creating epic mods that show the world of Los Santos and Blaine County in ways developer Rockstar Games probably never could have imagined.<p>His latest works are new …

We Will Get to See the Three Remaining Top Gear Episodes

After Jeremy Clarkson’s blowup that cost him his contract as <i>Top Gear</i> host and put the remainder of Season 22 on hold, one of the first things BBC officials promised was that the show would return. Now, the broadcast company is confirming that claim, vowing to air the rest of Season 22, and bring …

Chinese manufacturers are trying to kill the smartphone bezel

I remember a time when I didn’t know — or care — what a bezel was. Now, thanks to the efforts of Chinese smartphone manufacturers, I may be able to forget about this component all together. (If you don't already know, it's the metal or plastic bit that surrounds a screen.) A slew of new devices …

Modder Adds Local Co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

Neglected feature added by fan in less than a week.<p>A mod has been released for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC that adds local co-op to the story …

Mad Catz announces the S.U.R.F.R. and L.Y.N.X. 3 game controllers ahead of MWC 2015

Mad Catz, the creators of the M.O.J.O. micro-console, have just announced two new gaming controllers ahead of Mobile World Congress 2015. First up on the list is the S.U.R.F.R., and it’s a bit toned-down from other controllers we’ve seen from the company in the past. Slated as the “ultimate …

This K-pop music video will hypnotize you into liking it

I'll be honest with you, <i>Verge</i> readers — sometimes it is not altogether easy to find the words to put in articles.<p>This one, for example, is about a music video for a song called "Ni Pal Ja Ya (It's Your Destiny)" by K-pop duo Norazo. It sounds like a pair of excited chihuahua puppies using a Casio …

LG announces a curved, 34-inch monitor that's tailor-made for gamers

You're going to see lots of curved things at CES 2015. TVs, all-in-one PCs, and plenty of desktop monitors. LG's one of the main pushers of curved displays, and tonight it's announcing one of those products before we head for Las Vegas. The 34-inch UltraWide desktop monitor has been designed for …

PlayStation Now will require a DualShock controller for TVs, tablets, and phones

PlayStation Now could be the future of gaming, but you're going to need a proprietary controller to play. Though Sony has announced that the streaming game service will come to tablets and smartphones — perhaps even non-Sony devices — the company doesn't plan to let you use a touchscreen. To play …

Dead Island: Epidemic Announced

Return of the living dead.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>More Dead Island is on the way, but this time the zombies are going free-to-play and only on PC.<p>Publisher …