Michael Feudi

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Why Babies Love (And Learn From) Magic Tricks

To survive, we humans need to be able to do a handful of things: breathe, of course. And drink and eat. Those are obvious.<p>We're going to focus now on a less obvious — but no less vital — human function: learning. Because new research out today in the journal <i>Science</i> sheds light on the very building …

Final Fantasy 15 demo opens up a world of possibilities

<i>Final Fantasy 15: Episode Duscae</i> is a demo that has its own special name, which might ordinarily be pretentious, but is probably acceptable for a game that's as highly anticipated as <i>Final Fantasy 15</i>.<p>The demo will be available March 17 with copies of <i>Final Fantasy Type-0 HD</i>, but I got the chance to …

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate review: where the wild things are

<i>Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate</i> does more than to simply carry on the tradition of deep, challenging gameplay that Capcom's series has become known for over the last 10 years.<p>When the Monster Hunter games reached best-seller status in Japan, the series settled into a pattern of iteration, the kind that …

Monster Hunter

In 2050, You Might Want To Be Living In Helsinki

Over the next few decades, Helsinki expects to add around 250,000 new residents. But the more the population grows, the fewer cars will be on city …

Urban Design

Is This the Ultimate Grilled Cheese?

<i>Tasting Table | Jillian King</i><p>Childhood lunch staple. Best friend to tomato soup. Rainy-day indulgence.<p>An affection that started way back with those simple orange slices melted between white bread has morphed into an all-out obsession for our team.<p>So we decided to examine the humble sandwich a little …

GameStop Says Two-Thirds Of Their Customers Don't Understand What 'Trade-In' Means

According to an internal memo obtained by Kotaku, GameStop is about to simplify their trade-in policies, offering more money for games with less confusing options for trades.<p>Given that the used game economy is still in full-swing as all new-gen consoles still use discs (and Microsoft didn’t end up …

Project Flare allows Square Enix to create a virtual world 17 times larger than Skyrim

Square Enix may have disappointed some fans by not bringing <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> and <i>Kingdom Hearts 3</i> to this year's E3, but they saved one surprise to show off behind closed doors.<p>In a demo and question-and-answer session mostly restricted to developers and potential publishing partners, Square Enix …

Virtual reality is going to make everyone sick — including companies that dump billions into it

When my kids and I walked into a coffee shop one sunny day last month, we were greeted by a row of tables holding laptops with gaming demos.<p>My son gravitated toward the biggest display, a huge TV screen with a giant, face-obscuring set of goggles set in front of it. This was the Oculus Rift, the …

Nintendo Reveals "People's Challenger" Contest, Lucky Winner Faces Super Smash Bros. E3 Tourney Winner

Today Nintendo revealed a new contest for E3 2014, called the “People’s Challenger.” One lucky winner and their guest will get a round trip to E3 …

Ellen DeGeneres pokes fun at Tomodachi Life's same-sex relationship controversy

Video: Ellen DeGeneres pokes fun at Tomodachi Life’s same-sex relationship controversy<p>Posted on May 22, 2014 by Brian(@NE_Brian) in 3DS, General …

Ellen Degeneres

The Far Cry 4 Controversy: Another Take

Opinion: it's important not to shut down those who speak out.<p>Yesterday, Far Cry 4’s creative director Alex Hutchinson addressed the controversy …

Obama: 'We're building Iron Man'

Murdered: Soul Suspect confirmed for PS4, coming in June

Airtight Games' supernatural detective title, <i>Murdered: Soul Suspect,</i> will launch on PlayStation 4, Square Enix confirmed this morning.<p>The game was announced for Xbox One yesterday in a developer video posted by Xbox. The title is also slated to hit PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC. Square …

Read Satya Nadella's first letter to employees as Microsoft's CEO

CEO calls for focus as he warns that "our industry does not respect tradition — it only respects innovation."<p>It's official, Satya Nadella is Microsoft's next CEO, and on his first day on the job he's sent a letter to the whole staff. In the letter, Nadella speaks of what he thinks makes Microsoft a …

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

The Prices And Specs Of Every Steam Machine Announced So Far, From $500 To $6,000

The curtain has been lifted on Valve’s Steam Machine as of last night as CES. Well, Steam Machines plural, as it’s now clear there are going to be many, many variants to choose from.<p>Now that we have data on no less than 12 different brands’ attempts at building a Steam Machine, we have a better …

Dead Rising 3 gets unlockable Mega Man X costume

The original Dead Rising included an unlockable Mega Man costume. Dead Rising 2 featured Protoman. So you can safely assume that the Xbox One-exclusive Dead Rising 3 will also feature some kind of cameo from the Blue Bomber's series; and you'd be right. This time it's X.<p>In an interview with the …

At Launch, The PS4 Has A Games Problem

Why do you buy a games console? You buy it to play games. You buy it to play games you wouldn’t be able to play without it, or wouldn’t be able to play in the same way without it. In the case of a fancy, expensive system like Sony's PS4 or Microsoft's Xbox One, you buy them to play games that …

Joel Osteen’s gay problem: The religious right is history if he can’t solve it

<b>Joel Osteen (AP/Pat Sullivan)</b><p>Evangelicals need to tone down their views to stay relevant. The slick Houston pastor is showing them how it’s done<p>Chris Sosa<p>November 3, 2013 6:30pm (UTC)<p>Joel Osteen has a problem, one that all Evangelicals in the U.S. are facing. The anti-gay position of mainstream …

Microsoft's giant Xbox One unleashes zombie horde on Vancouver

The secret behind Microsoft's bizarre Xbox One promo, which saw an enormous Xbox One installed in downtown Vancouver, Canada, has been revealed. As <i>Kotaku</i> reports, the giant next-gen console opened up yesterday, exposing Vancouverites to a horde of zombies promoting the Xbox-exclusive launch title</i> …

PlayStation 4 won't play Blu-rays or DVDs out of the box

When the PlayStation 4 launches on November 15th, there will be a software update already waiting for new owners — and that update is necessary to enjoy some of the console's most basic functions. Chief among these features is the ability to play Blu-ray discs or DVDs, which won't be possible until …

21 Halloween Drinks That Will Make You Laugh

Cheers to all your fears.

Coffee+Coke+Alcohol=Your Friday Salvation

A coffee cocktail that will give you a little boost of caffeine along with your buzz.<p><i>Welcome to our cocktail series, "The Happy Hour." It's Friday afternoon. Make yourself a drink.</i><p>The Dark Moon is the most appropriate end-of-the-week cocktail ever. Let us explain why.<p>It's Friday, which is great, …

Detangling racism: White women’s fixation with black women’s hair

<b>Radha Blank</b><p>The ongoing obsession with black women’s hair is now the stuff of art shows. One, in particular, raises questions<p>Brittney Cooper<p>October 21, 2013 10:59pm (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on Crunk Feminist Collective.<p>Pictures from a new exhibit by photographer Endia Beal called “Can I …

Kingdom Hearts 3 trailer highlights gameplay features, pre-orders open

Shown during the recent D23 Expo in Japan, a new PlayStation 4 gameplay trailer for <i>Kingdom Hearts 3</i> highlights the game's new abilities, attacks and enemies.<p>According to game director Tetsuya Nomura, the new title will "wrap up story elements present since the first game," yet the series will …

Idiot-Proof Recipes For Even The Worst Cook (PHOTOS)

We get it -- not everyone can be a trained chef capable of whipping up the world's most difficult recipes. In fact, some of you might find yourselves struggling to cook even some of the more basic dishes -- and we know consistently burning pasta, overcooking chicken, or leaving the paper attached …

Angel-Status - Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Gameplay

Colette accepts her responsibility to resurrect the land, again, in this HD remaster of Tales of Symphonia.<p>by on

$100,000 Borderlands 2 in-game event revealed

2K Games announced today the Borderlands 2 $100,000 Loot Hunt, an upcoming event that offers in-game and real-world prizes for players. The event kicks off on October 11 at 10 a.m. EDT and concludes on November 7 at 5 a.m. EDT.<p>Every day during the event, a special daily target will be displayed …