Dave Molinski

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The 'GTA 5' Companion App Is Called 'iFruit'

Lest the collective gaming public need even more reason to remain completely glued to GTA 5 when it comes out tomorrow, Rockstar has now released a companion app to give a world addicted to the new game a way to keep playing during bathroom breaks. Smartphone apps have become standard operating …

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Beyond: Two Souls TV spot features Ellen Page’s and Willem Dafoe’s digital faces

The PlayStation 4 is going to launch in November, but that doesn’t mean Sony don’t have a few more big releases for its current-gen system.<p>Sony is launching a marketing effort for its cinematic adventure game Beyond: Two Souls from developer Quantic Dream. The game is due out Oct. 8 for PlayStation …

Rockstar's iFruit app lets you customize 'Grand Theft Auto V' vehicles outside of the game

Ahead of <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>'s release tomorrow, Rockstar Games has launched a companion app for the game on iOS. And while the name iFruit pokes fun at Cupertino some, this mobile app isn't merely a satirical attempt at promotion; it's tied directly to your <i>GTA V</i> experience on consoles. Users can …

It’s about time: Plants vs. Zombies 2 is here, and it’s damn good (review)

It’s about time! That’s the subtitle to Plants vs. Zombies 2, the sequel to the wildly popular 2009 tower-defense strategy title from PopCap Games. That’s also the way I feel about the timing of this long-awaited game, which is due out for the public very soon.<p>Now part of Electronic Arts, PopCap …

It's time for more leading women in games

"If you're sick of the gender imbalance in today's video games, here's your chance to flip the table."<p>So begins Gender Bustin', a collective art project reacting, in part, to this telling statistic: only four percent of video games feature a female lead character. Overwhelmingly, games star males …

Curt Schilling: 38 Studios' failure was the 'most devastating thing'

The financial failings and eventual bankruptcy of Curt Schilling's game company, 38 Studios, is "the most devastating thing" the former baseball pitcher has ever experienced, according to a recent profile from The Boston Globe.<p>The studio declared bankruptcy in 2012, just before it laid off its …

3D-printed 'Final Fantasy VII' figurines are polygon-perfect

Although 3D printers are proliferating to the point where NASA plans to bring them into space, consumer-level machines still produce fairly crude results. Joaquin Baldwin has played that to his own advantage, however, by using the technology to recreate an equally crude subject — the cast of …

Cloaking technique makes data transmission invisible

Technique may already be practical for commercial use, researchers say<p>Electronic communications could take place invisibly and securely with ordinary …

Indie bookstore writes its next chapter

Joanne Saul co-founded Type Books on Queen Street West in Toronto for the joy of books – and The Joy of Books has made her store world famous.<p>The independent bookseller, perhaps the ultimate low-tech business, gained global renown after an animated video called The Joy of Books, shot in her store …

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Washington knows what you do online – and Canadians aren’t above it

In the high-strung years after 9/11, I’m reminded of a running joke that would accompany many e-mails that crossed my screen touching on terrorism – and in those years, there were quite a few of them. At the end of the e-mail, we’d add “Hello, John Ashcroft!,” on the premise that America’s …

Poor Galaxy S4 Sales Cause Samsung To Lose $12 Billion In Market Value

Looks like Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, has failed to hit the bulls eye unlike its best-selling predecessor. According to a</i> …

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom leaks online

Samsung is expanding their Galaxy family of devices past the flagship Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active and Galaxy S4 mini. We’ll see the Active and mini …

Research sheds new light on Viking travels in N.L.

Norsemen may have encountered Newfoundland Beothuk, study suggests<p>An American researcher has found new information about the movement of the Vikings …

Zeno Clash 2 Overview | Polygon

Latest Stories View all news<p>By Megan Farokhmanesh on Dec 14, 2013 12.14.13<p>The Humble Weekly Sale, a regular bundle of games featured at pay-what-you-want prices, is currently offering deals on games from Atlus, ACE Team and Tripwire Interactive. The bundle includes Zeno...<p>By emilygera on Jul 31, …

Kiefer Sutherland Replacing David Hayter As The Voice Of Metal Gear Solid's Snake

I understand that video game makers are excited that actual celebrities from movies and film are excited to work in the genre these days, but it does seem odd to outright replace someone who has literally been your main character in your flagship series for the last 15 years. That’s what’s …

Untold Stories of Japanese Developers project aims to share the culture's 'holistic' approach to games

John Szczepaniak is afraid the Japanese-English language barrier is preventing us from mining the history of the Japanese video game industry, and as consoles — and people — pass on, we're in danger of losing it altogether.<p>That's why he has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a book about …

Exploring the depths of Metro: Last Light’s characters and narrative style

<i>Warning: This article contains spoilers for Metro: Last Light</i>.<p>Metro: Last Light is a game filled with powerful moments (see our review), like when you walk past a group of school-age children who only see monsters where there should be birds or rabbits. Or when you stumble upon the decay of grisly …

Indie RPGs developers call back to mechanics and tropes from the genre's birth

Recently the indie community has seen a rise in role-playing games, titles published through pub funds and funded through Kickstarter popularity. These developers are creating games that are unique to their personal experiences and interests, but all pull from the same era: the boom of Japanese …