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Building a DIY Digital Movie Camera With Vintage Lenses

Capture the 8-mm film look of yesteryear with a Raspberry Pi

The Rarest Weapon In 'Destiny' Belongs To A Single Person

We’ve spent the last two months extolling Destiny’s virtues, or critiquing the living hell out of it, so it’s about time there’s a story to come out of the game that’s simply downright heartwarming.<p>Destiny is about the eternal quest for better and better loot, as players hunt for Legendary and …

20 Lesser-Known Travel Destinations To Visit Before You Die

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'Destiny' Leaves The Storytelling To Its Players, And It's A Better Game For It

<i>Destiny’s story is lackluster at best, but maybe that’s exactly what Bungie intended.</i><p>Let me explain by taking you back to the live-action trailer. The moment Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” kicked in and the nameless Guardians started sliding down the hill, kicking up moon dust and letting bullets …

'Destiny' Fans Taking Friends-Only Raid Matchmaking Into Their Own Hands

One of Destiny’s more controversial policies ahead of release is that its 6-man raids, which feature the toughest content and dole out the best loot in the game, will not allow for randomized matchmaking. Instead, Bungie wants players only to take them on with five other friends, as the level of …

Sony PS4 Remote Play and Game Control Mount coming to Z3 devices

Sony has announced that its new Z3 lineup will exclusively get PS4 Remote Play, a service that has so far only worked with the Vita. The console will detect your Z3 device over WiFi and unlock it, letting you play with a DualShock4 wireless controller using the new GCM10 Game Control Mount (see the …

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The Big Picture: a heat map of the 'entire' internet

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. In this case, though, let's say it's worth millions and millions of internet connections. Thanks to John Matherly, founder of Shodan, a search engine which focuses on helping companies locate internet-connected devices, we are getting a …

Homemade exoskeleton lets a man lift big cinder blocks with ease

Think you need the budget of the military or a megacorporation to make an exoskeleton for heavy lifting? Nope -- all you need is some standard parts and the know-how to put them together. James Hobson (aka The Hacksmith) has finished a homemade robotic suit whose pneumatic cylinders let him curl …

Physicist shows why your WiFi sucks in that one room

If WiFi can track a heartbeat through walls, why can't I get internet in my corner bathroom? Jason Cole was trying to figure that out too, but unlike me, he's a PhD student in physics. So he mapped his own apartment and assigned refraction values to the walls (shown above), then applied so-called …

PS4 Update Adding Themes To The Dashboard

PS4 dashboards are about to get a lot more customizable. Sony has just announced that the PS4 will follow in the footsteps of the Vita by adding custom themes to the console’s Dashboard. The reveal showcased a few animated themes featuring Japanese PlayStation characters Toro and Kuro. Switching …

Wilderness exploration mystery Firewatch reveals gameplay in debut trailer

Firewatch, the debut effort of ex-The Walking Dead and Mark of the Ninja devs at Campo Santo, has revealed its first gameplay footage in its debut …

FIFA 15 Liverpool video shows us Joe Allen's shiny virtual face | PC Invasion

Alright, so the Penny Arcade Expo or whatever is going on down the road from me (note: “down the road” in America means seven hours away,) but here’s …

Chocolate Cake Baked in an Orange Recipe

Ingredients (2)<p>10 oranges<br>• 1 recipe chocolate cake batter, prepared in advance (box mix is fine)<p>Think baking a cake is impossible while camping? Think …

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'Bloodborne' Gameplay Demo Will Make You Want A PS4

Everything I’ve seen so far of From Software’s upcoming PS4 exclusive <i>Bloodborne</i> looks amazing. This applies to the latest gameplay demo the developer released today as well, with footage taken from the behind-closed-doors demo at Gamescom.<p>As you can see, while certain things have very much changed …

Game Makers Should Quit Spoiling Video Games Before They're Released

I’m a fan of scary games. The recent P.T. demo and <i>Silent Hills</i> reveal has me pretty tantalized.<p>But another frightening game is coming out much sooner than Hideo Kojima’s horror project: <i>The Evil Within</i> from Tango Gameworks and Bethesda.<p>When I first heard of <i>The Evil Within</i>, I was definitely excited. …

How to cheaply upgrade your PS4 to 2TB

<i>This article was first published in August 2014, but one year on, the advice here still represents the cheapest and most cost-efficient way to</i> …

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It Takes 5 Billion Years To Visit Each Planet In 'No Man's Sky'

<i>No Man’s Sky,</i> a proceduraly-generated space exploration game, and a timed-exclusive coming to the PS4, looks like a really neat game.<p>It’s also huge: It would take a player 5 billion years to travel to each of the game’s planets for just one second per world.<p>But I find the news a little …

SOE's John Smedley's plane diverted after DDoS hacker bomb threat | PC Invasion

The DDoS attacks continued today and there was some rather alarming news concerning a flight carrying SOE president John Smedley.<p>Today the …

FIFA 15 Ultimate Team aims to crack down on coin bots and cheats | PC Invasion

It may be a futile effort, but EA Sports wants <i>FIFA 15’s</i> Ultimate Team mode to be a little less influenced by coin bots and cheaters. In a recent post …

You'll Never Believe Why The Xbox One Is The Greatest Console Ever Made

Click-bait.<p>Readers hate it, but they often have no clue what it actually means. They hate it so, so much but they click anyways.<p>Click-bait implies something dirty, something unseemly and sensationalized, the act of tricking people to click on a story to drive page-views when the story itself isn’t …

Hackers Ground Sony Executive's Flight With Bomb-Threat Tweet

Gamers have been annoyed all day today as a hacker collective (or individual) known as the “Lizard Squad” succeeded in taking offline many gaming services including Blizzard’s Battle.net and Sony PSN. But things took a turn from irritating DDoS attacks to another level of harassment earlier this …

Algeria suspends football after star player is killed by rock thrown by his team's own fans

Albert Ebosse, a striker from Cameroon, dies after being hit following his team's defeat to league rivals, prompting Algeria Football Federation to suspend football indefinitely<p>The Algerian Football Federation has suspended football indefinitely following the death of one of the league's star …

EA declares war on FIFA Ultimate Team cheaters

EA is upset at how cheaters are ruining FIFA Ultimate Team and has warned those involved: we're coming for you.<p>In an open letter published to the …

Sony's Boring PS4 Is Winning The Console War Despite More Exciting Competition

Sony's rather boring new-gen video game console, the PlayStation 4, has sold through over 10 million units to consumers.<p>This makes it the leader in the new-gen console race, which may come as a surprise to readers. After all, the competition has much more exciting and innovative video game consoles …

Why Silent Hill 2 is still the most disturbing game ever made

This week we learned that Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro are collaborating on a new game in the Silent Hill series. Despite both men having a …

Teen horror game Until Dawn reemerges on PS4

LittleBigPlanet Vita developer Supermassive Games has revealed that its teen horror adventure Until Dawn will be coming to PlayStation 4.<p>Initially …

PS4's system update to v2.00 will introduce Share Play

Sony's next major system update for PlayStation 4, which will bring the firmware up to v2.00, will introduce the Share Play feature that was first …