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PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Performance Compared by Devs

Claims the PlayStation 4 is up to 50 per cent faster.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p><b>Update:</b> Microsoft has responded to developers' claims, providing Kotaku the …

Perfectly cromulent Minecraft update brings The Simpsons to PlayStation

The Simpsons will arrive in <i>Minecraft</i> on PlayStation devices this week, developer Mojang's chief world officer Owen Hill announced today.<p>Hill took to the PlayStation Blog today to reveal the pack, which includes the yellow nuclear family — Homer, Marge, Bart, Maggie and Lisa — Principal Skinner, …

Mojang

Star Wars Rebels: New Droid Character Revealed

Dave Filoni says the series mostly takes place in the Outer Rim<p>Last week, producer Simon Kinberg talked more in-depth about Disney and Lucasfilm …

Inside The Star Wars-Stoked Business Of Wikia's Wookieepedia

Yesterday at the beginning of Star Wars Celebration—the convention currently drawing scores of fans of the fictional universe to Anaheim—a cluster of confusion arose over the identity of an obscure desert planet.<p>Director J.J. Abrams and producer Kathleen Kennedy were on hand to unveil a new trailer …

Stunning Early Entries in 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

One of our very favorite photo contests has just kicked off! The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest brings out the most breathtaking shots in travel photography. This year, the prizes are really exciting! The grand prize winner will receive an eight day National Geographic Photo …

Now We Know What It Feels Like to Be Invisible

First, Arvid Guterstam made himself invisible. When he looked down at his body, there was nothing there.<p>He could feel he was solid; he hadn’t vanished into thin air. He even felt a paint brush tickle his transparent belly, while the brush appeared to be stroking nothing but air.<p>Being invisible is …

Virtual Reality

The Last Sci-Fi Blog: The Optimism of New 'Star Wars' and 'Star Trek'

Here's the thing about being a genre film fan: you have to grow a thick skin. It's slightly easier for horror fans, who are bombarded with so much …

The funniest thing you’ll read today: A special Craigslist ad for a slightly used Star Destroyer

The amazing <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> trailer that was released a few days ago has already spawned a bunch of clever responses, including a Lego version …

Microsoft has big plans for the Xbox One at E3 this year – here are the latest details

It’s been a relatively slow start for the Xbox One in 2015, with hardly any exclusives to speak of save for <i>Screamride</i> and <i>Ori and the Blind Forest</i>. …

Crying Over the New Star Wars Trailer Makes Total Sense

From Matthew McConaghey to Twitter nerds, it seems everyone on the internet lost their shit over the new Star Wars trailer.<p>Back in the 20th century, if you cried while watching <i>Star Wars</i>, you were just sad and alone. Not any more. Now, you can hop online and publicly document your weepy catharsis at …

Halo 3: ODST set to drop on The Master Chief Collection next month

Today on the official Halo Waypoint blog, developer and Halo franchise steward 343 Industries announced that the next title update for Xbox One's <i>Halo: The Master Chief Collection</i> would be bringing more than fixes and stability updates to the game. In addition to the long-promised remake of the <i>Halo …

Halo

BB-8 Star Wars Droid Toy May Be Yours This September

This is the droid you're looking for.<p><b>Update:</b> Sphero declined to comment on the listing, though it did say the image posted on the site (shown below) …

Star Wars

Famous Dutch Owl Loves to Land on the Head of Local Residents

A peculiar Dutch owl has helped the small town of Noordeinde to achieve a considerable amount of fame. When the 6lb. European Eagle Owl started landing on people's heads, residents were extremely confused. Many even thought that the owl had escaped from a nearby aviary.<p>After photographer Menno …

The magic of Nintendo's new shooter 'Splatoon' is in its multiplayer

My Nintendo 64 memories have nothing to do with <i>GoldenEye 007</i>, the famed first-person James Bond shooter that helped define the genre. Unlike seemingly every other N64 owner, I never played that game because, quite frankly, shooters aren't my thing. With <i>Splatoon</i>, Nintendo's quirky, new third-person …

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Why are we excited about props from a Star Wars movie that we won't see until December?

For some reason, we already know who Kylo Ren is, and he's already our favorite<p>I bought Terry Brooks' novelization of <i>Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace</i> on April 29th, 1999, the day of its release. Four alternate covers were released, and naturally, I got the one featuring Ewan McGregor as …

Published Minecraft Exploit Can Let Hackers Crash Servers

Today a security researcher has published an exploit which hackers can take advantage of to crash Minecraft servers. Apparently the researcher kept …

Xbox One: How Microsoft's new indie games are looking to top Minecraft and add new content

MICROSOFTMinecraft is the level of success Xbox One is aiming for with new indie titles<p>The recent PS4 digital showcase revealed what the new wave of …

The Future of Minecraft: Oculus Rift, Motion Controls, and More

It's a blocky new world.<p>Minecraft is a game that always keeps up with the times. Every time a major new piece of tech hits the scene, tinkerers …

Virtual Reality

Australian Government clears up geological myths spread by Minecraft: "Gold is not useful for pickaxes or armour"

Minecraft has turned a generation into budding geologists, with vested interests in what goes on beneath their feet: the makeup of strata and the …

Theory: Will Darth Vader Clash with Ventress and Vos?

Hey, it could happen.<p><b>Update:</b> Last month, we laid out a theory that Asajj Ventress and Quinlan Vos would be Darth Vader's new rivals teased on the …

Astronaut Snuck in His Two Dogs While Taking Official NASA Portrait

In 2009, astronaut Leland Melvin was photographed for his official NASA portrait. But instead of it just being of him, he brought along his two rescue dogs named Jake and Scout. The endearing images that followed show that while the canines can behave when they want, sometimes they just can't …

U.S. couple jailed for killing mother, stuffing body in suitcase in Bali

<b>(CNN) —</b> An American teenager who helped her boyfriend stuff her mother's lifeless body into a suitcase at an upmarket hotel in Bali has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.<p>Heather Mack, 19, who gave birth to her own daughter just weeks ago, was found guilty with her 21-year-old boyfriend, Tommy …

Utah mom admits killing 6 babies after giving birth

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Utah mom who admitted to killing six of her babies soon after giving birth was given a hefty prison sentence Monday.<p>Megan Huntsman, 40, pleaded guilty in February to six counts of felony murder. She will spend at least 30 years in prison before she is eligible for parole.<p>"I really thought …

Woman Pointing Smartphone Camera at Police Has It Snatched and Smashed

Here’s a video that’s causing an uproar among those who care about photographers’ rights. It’s a 53-second clip recorded on April 19th that shows an …

Crime