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E3: as Microsoft and Sony announce new levels of customisation for Xbox One and PS4, consoles are learning from PCs

With the California dust settling after another breathless E3 conference, opinions still differ over whose announcements 'won' the show. Some gamers …

15 Seemingly Smart Health Tips That Are Actually The Worst

END CARBOHYDRATE HATE.<p>To help, we talked to experts about the most common crappy health tips you probably believe. Some just won't get you anywhere, and some are actually TERRIBLE for your health — either way, here's all the advice <i>not</i> to take, and what to do instead.

New Pokemon Movie Announced

The Pokemon franchise is growing further still with a brand new movie.<p>Announced Monday was <i>Pokemon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages</i>, the latest animated feature film based on the uber-popular video game franchise.<p>The 70-minute film will follow Ash and Pikachu as they travel "to a desert city …

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Think You're Eating Tuna? Think Again.

That tuna sub you had for lunch the other day might not have been made with tuna.<p>If you’ve ever ordered red snapper in a restaurant, you probably got something else.<p>It’s called seafood fraud and it’s a rampant global problem.<p>China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and other countries that export …

Poll: Last Season's Most Popular Anime Is...

It’s April. Time for a new anime season. Time for new anime. But, before we get too deep into what’s new, let’s look back at what’s old. And more …

Fantasy Life 2 Is Skipping 3DS In Favour Of Smartphones

Well, that's a shame. No sale to me.<p>Are you kidding me? Indeed, that's a shame.<p>Still haven't played the first one, so not too bothered for me. It's …

World of Warcraft's new Tokens go on sale April 7, a new way to buy game time

This week, Blizzard is giving <i>World of Warcraft</i> players the option to play its massively multiplayer online game without the need to pay for a monthly subscription, when it introduces the recently announced WoW Token. The new item, which can be exchanged for game time or sold for in-game gold, is …

The Dota 2 Pro Who Wins In The Most Unlikely Way

The Mirana arrow is an impossibly difficult shot to land. It never saw play in competitive <i>Dota 2</i> because it was based off prediction. WehSing …

10 Comics You Need to Read Before Avengers: Age of Ultron

Marvel Studios have crafted their Cinematic Universe in a way which means that their movies are both rewarding to hardcore comic book fans and …

Japan tries to make password security sexy by resorting to manga tropes

'Taking your password this lightly is dangerous, m’lady.'<p>Cereal boxes have proven how effective cartoon characters can be in communicating with the young, and Japan's government is also getting in on the act by recruiting a set of typical manga characters to be its latest spokespeople. In a new …

Yo-Kai Watch will launch in the west on 3DS, Nintendo announces

Yo-Kai Watch, the enormously successful toy, game and anime series in Japan, will get a western launch on Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo announced today.<p>The series launched in Japan on the 3DS in 2013 and has sold more than 7 million copies to date. The role-playing game, in which players summon magical …

Your Complete Spring 2015 Anime Guide

With the spring comes new anime—50 of them to be exact. But with so much anime, how do you know which ones to watch? Check out the trailers and brief …

Final Fantasy 15's summons are going to be ridiculous (update)

<i>Final Fantasy 15</i>'s demo, <i>Episode Duscae</i>, offers a peek at at least one of the series' over-the-top summons — those moments when players can call in some massive beast or god to lay waste to an enemy with a single devastating hit. Longtime summon staple Ramuh will return in <i>Final Fantasy 15</i>, but this …

J.K. Rowling Finally Gives Harry Potter Fans What They Want

After days of pretty underwhelming pieces of new ‘content’ on fansite <i>Pottermore</i>, J.K. Rowling has finally delivered. In her latest piece in the <i>12</i> …

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' character names revealed (in coolest way possible) -- exclusive

We finally got to meet some new characters in the teaser trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, but now we’re getting to put some names with the …

PS4 Anniversary Edition pre-order sells for more than $15,000, listings flood eBay

Someone paid $15,100 over the weekend on eBay for the promise of a PlayStation 4 Anniversary Edition.<p>Three hundred and fifty other listings for the special edition console are listed on eBay as of this morning at auction prices currently ranging from 99 cents to $19,990.00. There was also a …

Another major update hits Halo: The Master Chief Collection for matchmaking and such

As with a lot of games this generation, <i>Halo: The Master Chief Collection</i> has been sort of an online mess since launch. Developer 343 Industries have been churning out the patches in hopes of fixing a variety of issues, mostly centered around online problems.<p>The latest patch hit last night and …

Samsung's Gear VR available now for $200

Gear VR, the portable virtual reality headset created in collaboration with Samsung and Oculus VR, is now available to order direct from Samsung. The headset sells for $199.99, it begins shipping today, and only works in conjunction with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phone.<p>We went hands-on with the …

Get a PS4 with Destiny, LBP3, NBA 2K15 or Far Cry 4 and a $50 gift card for $400

Over the weekend, Sony announced a new bundle for the PlayStation 4 which includes the 500 GB console system and your choice of one of four games for $399.99. Today, Walmart is sweetening that deal with a $50 gift card to its store.<p>You can find Walmart's PS4 console with bonus $50 gift card right …

Hacker Group Lizard Squad Takes Down Sony's PlayStation Network

Fresh on the heels of what appears to be a major attack on Sony Pictures by the North Korean government, the Japanese tech company was hit again Sunday night.<p>This time the company’s PlayStation Network was taken down. Sunday night, PSN users were greeted with an error message.<p>“We are currently …

The Coolest Thing About The New 'Legend Of Zelda' For Wii U

Nintendo had a good showing at the Game Awards Friday night.<p>The company won Developer of the Year, took Best Fighting Game for <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> and Best Racing Game and Best Family Game for <i>Mario Kart 8.</i><p>(You can read about all the winners of the 2014 Game Awards here.)<p>But perhaps the very best …

Etrian Odyssey 5 Announced

Etrian Odyssey and Mystery Dungeon mash-up game also unveiled.<p>Altus has announced Etrian Odyssey V, though details are sparse on the next installment …

Fanmade Amiibo Customizations Expand Nintendo's Roster

A new coat of paint.<p>Nintendo's Amiibo collection is limited to Smash Bros. characters for now, but a some fans have altered the figurines with their …

Tome: Immortal Arena - Gameplay Trailer - IGN Video

This brawler MOBA from developer Kixeye focuses on fast, short matches that last around 10 to 15 minutes.

GameStop exec voices concern over the dipping price of digital games

Surprise, the president of the biggest video game retailer doesn’t like what the digital option is doing to the price of software.<p>GameStop president Tony Bartel told investors during a conference call last week (as Games Industry International first spotted) that he has concerns about how digital …

'Assassin's Creed' Needs To Slow Down And Refocus, Or Risk Total Derailment

After a tumultuous launch day, the reviews are finally in and Assassin’s Creed Unity is…alright. The next-gen AC offering has received middling scores after a midday review embargo dropped, while its companion title, the last-gen Assassin’s Creed Rogue, offered no review copies, so everyone is …

Does World of Warcraft have a Well of Eternity?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1123000/1123273_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534422100_ea4cdad3cf0e372cc352911bd043cb4f<p><b>In the World of Warcraft, warlocks, trolls and elves battle for survival in a magical world which boasts some of the most devoted fans in the</b> …

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