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You can play Black Ops 3 backwards, so we did

<b>SPOILER ALERT: This is an article about playing the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 campaign backwards, so expect serious spoilers from the start.</b><p>I like …

Framing

Performance Analysis: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

You've got to hand it to Treyarch - the team's Call of Duty titles always push boundaries in terms of scale, scope and spectacle. Blacks Ops 3 …

Gaming

ASUS confirms it will build a Hololens-style headset

After teasing the idea last month, ASUS has confirmed that it's planning to release an augmented reality (AR) headset sometime in 2016. "It should be next year when we come out with a product. We think AR will be very important for people's lives," said CEO Jonny Shih, according to <i>CNET</i>. Judging by …

How the leading women of Assassin's Creed Syndicate and Halo 5 are changing games | Polygon

Laura Bailey<p>Victoria Atkin<p>"The roles that I am auditioning for and playing are ones that I would not have had two years ago"<p>"All women have such intrinsic power that we often hide out of fear"<p><i>Halo 5</i>'s Olympia Vale and <i>Assassin's Creed Syndicate</i>'s Evie Frye<p>Women are leading the charge for …

Star Wars: Everything that happened between Episodes VI and VII

First Carrier-Backed Cyanogen Phone Launches In Europe

The Cyanogen flavor of open Android is getting a little carrier love in Europe, with Spain’s Telefonica launching its first handset powered by the mobile OS today, the BQ Aquaris X5, on its Movistar carrier brand.<p>The handset is also due to launch on Telefonica owned carriers in Germany and the U.K. …

Mobile

Apple’s Tim Cook says cash will be dead for the next generation of kids

Apple CEO Tim Cook is making another bold prediction about money. Back in January, he forecasted that 2015 would be the year of Apple Pay (a claim that hasn’t come to fruition, but is looking less and less absurd.) And now, he’s telling university students that their future children will be totally …

Apple Pay

Cyanogen teases multiple cheap devices for next year

Cyanogen Inc. has been spilling the beans on its plans for 2016 today and there appear to be plenty of projects on the way, including new hardware, developer support and a Marshmallow version of its custom Android operating system.<p>Being a software company, we’ll start with CyanogenMod 13. The OS …

Apps

Facebook's 360-degree News Feed videos arrive on iOS

360-degree ads are coming as well<p>In September, Facebook unveiled its first collaboration with its Oculus division, bringing 360-degree videos to the News Feed on the web and Android devices. Now, the social network is pushing this feature to iOS as well, and beginning to test 360-degree ads. As …

Virtual Reality

PlayStation Plus November free games revealed

<b>UPDATE 4.45pm:</b> November's other PlayStation Plus games include the excellent Mass Effect 2 and Beyond Good & Evil on PlayStation 3, plus Invizimals …

PlayStation Plus

Watch: Should games be made about 9/11?

This week, Kotaku published an excellent summary of [08:46], a "VR experience" that takes place in the North Tower of the World Trade Centre on the …

East London

'Assassin's Creed: Syndicate' Is Simply The Best-Looking Game On Xbox One Or PS4

Remember: it’s all about the viewpoints. Yes, there is combat in Assassin’s Creed, even a storyline, but that’s never really what this game has been about. Get on something high, let the music play, and just <i>watch</i>. The first Assassin’s Creed was a boring, repetitive mess of a non-existent storyline, …

Assassin's Creed

Google Tests Its Ad Tech On Billboards: Here's Why

Google is testing its DoubleClick ad tech on a new type of screen — the digital billboard or as the ad industry calls it, Digital Out-Of-Home Media.<p>The trial began in the U.K. in October and should run for a short while longer, according to the <i>Business Insider</i>, which broke the news. The BI says …

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