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Why isn't Overwatch free-to-play, and what are Blizzard's plans for DLC?

Will Blizzard sell more heroes after launch? That depends.<p>This week, Blizzard announced that its next game, the hero-focused shooter <i>Overwatch</i>, wasn't going to be a free-to-play game. That Blizzard would pursue the business model that it employed with <i>Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft</i> and <i>Heroes of the</i> …

Tianjin explosions: sodium cyanide on site may have been 70 times allowed amount

Fears are growing for nearly 100 Chinese firefighters still missing after being sent to tackle the deadly explosions in Tianjin last week, amid reports that 70 times the permitted quantity of sodium cyanide had been stored at a warehouse near the blasts.<p>Tianjin explosions so huge they were visible …

Heroes of the Storm review: into the breach

<i>Heroes of the Storm</i> might be a new MOBA on the block, but in some ways it feels just a bit like coming home.<p>The multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) saw its main genesis with mods for Blizzard's 2002 release <i>Warcraft 3</i> and its expansion <i>The Frozen Throne</i>. The result, called <i>Defense of the Ancients</i> …

Destiny's 1.2.0 Patch Now Live, Here's Everything It Does

With its issues apparently resolved, Destiny's 1.2.0 patch--the one available for download since last week--has gone live, and we've got patch notes detailing its various changes and fixes.<p>While at the Tower, you can now trade in Ascendant and Radiant materials for Glimmer and Motes of Light by …

Fireteam Chat Ep. 17 - Will House of Wolves Disappoint? - IGN's Destiny Podcast - IGN Video

Destin, Jose and Fran are together this week to take a closer look at the House of Wolves DLC and talk about its chance of success.

LG G4 review

The quick take<p>The LG G4 is as close as you can get right now to a no-compromise, high-end Android phone. Almost everything about it is done …

Phones

The best smartphones from MWC

The 2015 edition of Mobile World Congress is coming to a close today and, as much as we'd like to stay longer in lovely Barcelona, it's time to say goodbye. While this year's event may have seemed a little underwhelming, we did see major announcements from HTC and Samsung -- two companies battling …

Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox One and PS4: Is it worth a second trip to Los Santos?

A significant update to 2013's game of the year just might be worth a replay.<p>This week Grand Theft Auto V makes its debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. At first glance it's just a prettier looking version of last year's triumph , but there's a lot that's new buried beneath its polished …

Couple helps "Game of Thrones" author keep his stories straight - Radio Sweden

The American television show is based off the book series "A Song of Ice and Fire" by George R. R. Martin, which is expected to run to seven …

Game of Thrones

Read Nirvana’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Acceptance Speech

<i>In their first year of eligibility, Nirvana were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. With</i> …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Best Space Pictures: Martian Potholes, Space Diplomats, and an Erupting Star

A Mars rover looks back a decade and the moon intertwines with Venus, in the week's best space pictures.<p>International space cooperation continued this week, even amid earthly diplomatic upheaval over Crimea, with a Russian rocket carrying astronauts and cosmonauts into orbit.<p>Gantry arms closed …

Japanese Girl Shreds Guitar, Gender Stereotypes, With Face-Melting Metal Solo

Just because she's nearly the same size as her instrument doesn't mean this Japanese girl's metal solo won't melt your face clean off.<p>Known on YouTube only as Li-sa-x, the 8-year-old shared this video last December in which she covers "Scarified" by Racer X. Despite her diminutive stature, she …

Sensational butterflies - in pictures

Visitors take a look around the Natural History Museum's 'Sensational Butterflies' butterfly house. The temporary attraction features hundreds of free-flying rare butterflies and runs from 3 April until 14 September 2014

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

A Must-Stay-and-Experience: La Mamounia Hotel and Spa, Marrakech, Morocco

I must admit, <b>La Mamounia</b> is truly one of the most exquisite hotels I have ever been to and experienced. With its alluring Hispano-Moresque architecture, the setting is intimate, and yet it’s a very grand hotel. The environment is regal—every detail, small to large—and the interior design is so …

How the Kings of Fracking Double-Crossed Their Way to Riches

Chesapeake Energy financed a turnaround on the backs of rural landowners who've been cheated out of royalties for the gas under their feet.<p><i>By Abrahm</i> …

Respawn devs look back at the long road of Titanfall in this new video

A new video from the developers at Respawn Entertainment offers insight into the original designs planned for <i>Titanfall</i> and the heated arguments that took place throughout development.<p>The video includes a look one of the first models for the game's Titan mechs, which in this early iteration was just …

Metallica Explain How ‘Through the Never’ Became ‘Sonically Awesome’

When Metallica‘s monolithic statue of Lady Justice detonates and collapses around the band midway through their feature film, <i>Metallica: Through the</i> …

6 Keys to Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’: Timberlake (And Fun Insanity)

Next month, Jimmy Fallon inherits NBC’s revered <i>Tonight Show</i>, bringing his unbridled energy, musical talent and long list of celebrity pals to the …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Sony gives the ultimate PS4 lowdown with 160-question FAQ

<b>Sony has posted a massive FAQ on its US blog to answer the most pressing questions fans have about the upcoming PlayStation 4 console.</b><p>Well, this is …

Gaming

Louis C.K. Comes Clean

He doesn’t want to do the cat story. “It fills time, that’s all it does,” says Louis C.K., staring down his toughest audience in a dressing-room …