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7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

Extended Apple downtime leaves some developers in limbo

Developer Max Wheeler had to pry his old iPhone 4 from the clutches of his 11-year old son. Why? Not because his kid was misbehaving, but because one of his employees needed it to test an upcoming iOS app, and Apple's developer site was in the midst of what's turned into a weeklong outage.<p>That …

iOS Apps

Disney developing emotive 3D-printed eyes for robots

Disney Research has detailed a new technology that will allow robots to have expressive eyes. Based on the 3D printing tech Disney announced last year, Papillon uses bundles of printed optical fibers to guide light. By hooking the output end of the bundle up to a robot's eye, researchers were able …

'Sharknado' jumps to the big screen, will play in theaters across the US next Friday at midnight

The <i>Sharknado</i> craze that swept over Twitter earlier this month shows no signs of abating — plans are underway for a sequel, but there are bigger plans for the original film first. Next Friday at midnight, <i>Sharknado</i> will air at movie theaters across the US, a surprising honor for a straight-to-TV …

Ballmer Admits What We All Knew: Microsoft Built Far Too Many Surfaces

At an internal meeting, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer admitted that the company overproduced the Surface RT tablet, leading to its recent $150 per unit price cut. As quoted by The Verge’s Tom Warren, Ballmer plainly explained that the company “built a few more devices than [it] could sell.”<p>But we …

Microsoft threw out its only good idea with the Xbox One DRM policy reversal

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>It’s probably fair to say Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One game console hasn’t been having a great time for the past week … or two … or, in fact, at any point …

Yahoo Offer to Buy Contact Startup Xobni Is at a Price of $30M to $40M

According to numerous sources close to the company, Yahoo is offering to pay $30 million to $40 million for the maker of address book apps and …

Yahoo

How Microsoft dug its own E3 grave, and how it MIGHT climb out

I’m not going to start this with a drawn-out bashing of Microsoft’s Xbox One policies. You probably know all about that stuff by now. The over-focus …

Microsoft says if your internet can't support Xbox One, use 360

If your internet connection can't meet Xbox One's requirements, Microsoft advises you stick with Xbox 360. Both Microsoft Interactive Entertainment …

Xbox One will work in 21 countries at launch

Xbox One will work in 21 countries at launch. Microsoft today published a list of the regions with Xbox Live support for the new console, which is …

The 25 best movies on Netflix (April 2018)

What if there was someone to tell you about the best movies on Netflix so you don’t have to think about it? After all, you’ve finished all the stuff …

Transistor review

Voiceless and dressed to kill, Red stands over a corpse. "Go on," the green and gold sword whispers, sticking out of the the body at her feet. …

Mad Catz announces Project Mojo Android gaming console, will go on sale later this year

The Ouya console may not have been all that everyone had hoped for, but that's not stopping other companies from getting in on the game: peripheral designer Mad Catz has its own Android-based gaming console it's calling Project Mojo. Aesthetically, it's a small black slab with an HDMI output and …

After Microsoft Denied It Hires People To Vote On Reddit, Reddit Removed A Controversial Post

A post in which an anonymous person described seeing employees at the Microsoft campus voting on Reddit as part of their jobs has been removed.<p>The Redditor was using the name "mistysilver," a new account that contained nothing but that one post about Microsoft. Misty Silver said the employees were …

How Celebrities Are Ruining Kickstarter

Tricia Romano on the growing frustration with celebrities using Kickstarter to finance their pet projects.<p>Three years ago, when actress Lake Bell ran …

Incredible Interactive iOS Mockup In CSS

We’re not sure exactly what iOS 7 will look like yet (though we’ll know Monday) but all signs are pointing to something that’s a lot different than what’s come before. To tide you over until then, we’ve got a pretty neat little toy for you to play with.<p>The mockup of an iPhone ‘5S’ running a …

Report: Tech companies didn’t allow feds “direct access” to their servers, but they agreed to help

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Eliza Kern<p>Several major internet companies may not have given the federal government “direct access” to their servers …

Samsung And Nokia Could Be Gearing Up For A Smartphone Camera War

So Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Mini and Galaxy S4 Active have officially made the leap from unimaginative rumors to unimaginative reality, which leaves only one oft-rumored version of the popular smartphone left unaccounted for — the curious S4 Zoom.<p>As the name sort of implies, this Galaxy variant is said …

The Xbox One Revealed

Join us as Microsoft takes the wraps off the successor to the Xbox 360, starting at 9AM PST on May 21.<p>Last updated by on<p><i>Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email news@gamespot.com</i>

Puzzle & Dragons is making $3.75M a day

Few things are as profitable as digital monsters — just ask Puzzle & Dragons developer GungHo Online Entertainment.<p>The Japanese studio made $118 million in April alone, according to its latest financial report (as first spotted by GamesIndustry International). That’s a 1,142 percent increase from …

These Light-Up Wheels Turn Your Bike Into a Tron Cycle

Anyone that bikes dreams of riding a <i>Tron</i> Light Cycle. Revolights, a set of wheel-mounted LEDs, now makes that dream a little closer to reality, and a …

Hackers release modified T-Mobile carrier update file to amplify iPhone 5 cellular speeds (jailbreak unnecessary)

Just prior to the official launch of the iPhone, T-Mobile issued a carrier update to enable LTE, improve battery performance and add Visual Voicemail support . The only problem is that some users were reporting slower speeds after the update. TmoNews reports that two well known cellular …

Forget sex: how the idea behind Bang with Friends could revolutionize social interaction

Apple's Find My Friends, a mostly-unrelated concept.<p>Perhaps you've heard of Bang With Friends. It's a rather controversial thing. Simply put, it's a Facebook and mobile app that lets you pick which of your friends you'd like to "bang." Oh, but it's more clever than that: the app won't reveal your …

Spur-of-the-moment spacewalk a first for NASA, space station

Saturday saw a first for NASA and the International Space Station, as two astronauts conducted an impromptu spacewalk to try to locate the source of a problem on the craft's exterior.<p>The space agency hadn't yet ordered such a spur-of-the-moment maneuver in regard to the ISS, according to the …

Space Exploration