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Like Father, Like Son – review

Hirokazu Kore-eda's previous feature, <i>I Wish</i>, was a jewel of a film; a tale of two young brothers torn apart by their parents' separation who put their faith in a mythical vortex created by the passing of speeding bullet trains. The original title of that film was <i>Kiseki</i> – the Japanese word for …

How Do You Value A Three-Year-Old Company With A 100-Year Ambition?

This week, Japanese internet giant Softbank and mobile gaming mighty mouse Gungho Online teamed up to make an investment in what is probably Gungho’s closest genetic cousin: closely-held Finnish game studio Supercell.<p>Supercell was founded three years ago, has 130 employees, and has two games on the …

The PS4 Will Cost More Than $1,800 In Brazil

Gaming fans in Europe and the US can feel good — as we saw the other day, Sony is really pushing the envelope on value when it comes the the Playstation 4, which will come in as the cheapest Playstation that Sony has ever made. In Brazil? Not so much. A recent post on the Playstation Blog in Brazil …

Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm MOBA Revealed

Blizzard All-Stars now has a new name.<p>Blizzard has announced that its multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA), formerly titled Blizzard All-Stars, has …

10 current-gen innovations that changed the way we play games

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of one of the most longest-lived eras in gaming’s history — the Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 generation.</i><br>As we wave goodbye to this console generation, it’s worth taking a look at some of the coolest things the game industry brought us over these …

Windows 8.1 now available

Microsoft today released Windows 8.1, the first major update to Microsoft's latest operating system, which was originally released in October 2012.<p>Windows 8.1 incorporates a "variety" of new features and "improvements" to Windows 8, including the ability to boot directly to the desktop instead of …

Software

Author Neil Gaiman's game Wayward Manor gets a quick teaser trailer

A new trailer offers a first brief glimpse at <i>Wayward Manor</i>, a game penned and designed by acclaimed author Neil Gaiman.<p>The teaser is brief, with some kind of spirit zooming around the exterior of the titular manor interacting with the cartoonish, super-deformed inhabitants within.<p>In <i>Wayward Manor</i>, …

PS4 costs $1,850 in Brazil

The PlayStation 4 will cost 3,999 Brazilian Real ($1,850) at launch in the country, Sony announced today on Brazilian PlayStation Blog. Games will cost R$179, or around $83.<p>The PS4 will go on sale on November 29 in Brazil, the same day as the console debuts in Europe.<p>According to Kotaku Brazil, …

PlayStation

Impoverished Nobel Foundation Can Learn From Prize Winners

For more than 100 years, the Nobel Foundation has paid for the annual prizes in the sciences, literature and peace just by investing the original …

Treasury Has Tools to Push 2014 Debt-Limit Deadline Past Feb. 7

The Treasury Department emerged from the fiscal fight in Congress with tools intact that will allow the U.S. to stay under the debt limit for a month …

Empirical/Benyounes Quartet – review

Stravinsky contended that music is "by its very nature, essentially powerless to express anything at all" – that it's simply a speculation in sound and time. This seems to bypass Empirical. In six packed years, the British group have evolved from a contemporary jazz outfit to their present …