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Steam Greenlight is dead: Valve introduces Steam Direct

Valve wants to take itself out of the equation when it comes to the Steam PC gaming marketplace, and that means it is ending the Steam Greenlight program and introducing a far more open platform.<p>Steam Direct is a new path for developers to bring their games to the Steam store, and Valve is looking …

Game Development

New Power Rangers Trailer Features Full Morphin' Action

The latest <i>Power Rangers</i> trailer is here. Like the first trailer released last year, it shows that that the movie is taking a more serious tone than the '90s TV show <i>Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers</i>. However, this one also reveals the Rangers in full costume, alongside villainous Rita Repulsa (Elizabeth …

This Simple One Light Overhead Setup Makes for Dramatic Portraits

We’re crazy about great one-light portraits, and fashion and portrait photographer Jeff Rojas is an expert at creating and honing these minimalist …

The Star Wars Prequels Have Never Looked as Good as On These Posters

The <i>Star Wars</i> prequels will forever be a point of contention. Some love them as their <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy. Others find them mindless and painful. But …

8 things we learned from the ‘Rogue One’ novelization

<i>Warning: This article contains spoilers for</i> Rogue One: A Star Wars Story<i>.</i><p><i>Rogue One</i> bridged characters and elements of the prequels and original <i>Star</i> …

I Am Lusting Over Sony's New Paper-Thin E Ink Watch

Despite the added functionality that manufacturers keep trying to cram inside them, watches have always been, and will always be, a fashion accessory …

Six new technologies that will enable faster, better internet to the world

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>The internet is one of the most important inventions of the modern era. However, current estimates say that only 40 percent of people around the globe have access. As internet connectivity becomes ever more important, new technologies are emerging to connect the entire globe with …

iPhone 7 Plus Camera Is So Good This Woman Takes Portraits Of Her Entire Village

<b>WHAT:</b> A new Apple ad to hype the iPhone 7 Plus camera’s Portrait mode.<p><b>WHO:</b> Apple<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> If this is anything to go by, the iPhone 7 Plus camera’s Portrait mode is so magical it will mesmerize and entire Greek village. Set to “Pame sti Honolulu” by the Bezos Hawaiian Orchestra, the spot takes a …

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

National Parks

See Earth and Its Moon From Saturn in Stunning New NASA Photo

Images of Earth and the moon together, taken from various spacecraft, show us what we look like from space.<p>NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which is currently dipping through Saturn's rings in its final days exploring the planet, captured an image of Earth (and its moon) seen as tiny points of light …

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have a Season Pass

BioWare's highly anticipated RPG Mass Effect: Andromeda will not have a Season Pass for DLC.<p>BioWare GM Aaryn Flynn confirmed this and more on Twitter today (via DualShockers). Asked directly if Andromeda would have a Season Pass, Flynn succinctly stated, "Nope."<p>Pressed for more details, like …

Nvidia Is Bringing Real Gaming to Macs and It Looks Great

Lots of people would <i>love</i> to play the latest PC games, but the expense of maintaining a gaming rig capable of playing the latest games leaves plenty …

Computer Hardware

People Have Started Hacking Nintendo's NES Classic And Adding More Games To It

It was only a matter of time before people found a way to hack Nintendo’s NES Classic, and that time has come. Earlier this week, modders trading …

Retrogaming

Let Us Rejoice That Someone Dubbed The Entire Chinese Bootleg of Revenge of the Sith

The <i>Star Wars</i> prequels aren’t known for having the most insightful dialogue, but one Chinese bootleg could turn that all around. In the words of our …

This photographer creates surrealistic images without Photoshop manipulation

The battle between those who support photo manipulation and those who don’t is probably never-ending. I believe both are right, and I think …

DoD Wants to Save the Environment With Bullets That Plant Seeds

It already looks like the Trump administration will be very bad for the environment. He’s basically picking the worst person possible to run every …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Watch this! The must-see TV shows of 2017

Get ready for the return of Twin Peaks, Stranger Things and Line of Duty – plus an explosive Idris Elba drama, an epic Game of Thrones and the last ever Girls<p>Joanna Scanlan, star of female-led cop show No Offence<br>• Unmissable Film | Theatre | Comedy | Pop | Art | Games<p>London, 1814. In top hat and …

How to make your own video game: Guide to using Twine, GameMaker: Studio and Unity engines

But whether you prefer console or PC gaming, chances are at some point you've wondered about making your own game — even if all you managed to do was …

Game Development

‘Rogue One’ Director Gareth Edwards Says There’s a 4K Restoration of ‘A New Hope’

There's no word about whether the restoration is of the original theatrical cut or the Special Edition version.<p>The first stand-alone film in the …

Super Mario Run’s sales are starting to crash a week after its launch

More than 40 million people have downloaded Super Mario Run, Nintendo’s first true iPhone game, but apparently most of them aren’t enjoying it enough to play beyond the game’s first three levels. Nintendo charges $9.99 to play the rest of the game, and players appear to have decided it’s not worth …

Super Mario Run

The 10 Best Boardgames of 2016

Between full plays and demos at GenCon, I tried over 50 new boardgames in the last twelve months, and it was hard to winnow the list to just ten. …

Apple's MacBook Pro Battery Problems Are Getting Embarrassing

Apple’s long-awaited refresh of its MacBook Pro line is disappointing for many reasons, but it looks like we have something else to add to the list: …

Drone footage shows Tesla's Gigafactory taking shape

To deliver the Model 3 and its dream of an affordable, yet reliable electric car, Tesla needs the Gigafactory. The complex in Nevada will be used to produce batteries at an unprecedented scale, besting the might of every other factory in the world combined. Before that can happen, however, Elon …

Our First Look at Okja, the Next Movie From the Man Behind Snowpiercer

Bong Joon-Ho came to the world’s attention with his wonderful 2007 monster movie <i>The Host.</i> The director has followed up his hit adaptation of</i> …

Pictures of the Week 12.22.16

Why Some Filmmakers Make Viewers Work To Figure Out What’s Going On

<b>WHAT:</b> A new video explores the control of information in last year’s small-scale sci-fi hit, <i>Ex Machina</i>.<p><b>WHO:</b> Michael Tucker of film analysis site, Lessons From the Screenplay.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Some films, such as 2013’s <i>Upstream Color</i>, can challenge audiences with abstract ideas to the point where they …

Steam's Winter Sale Has Begun

The leaked date was correct: Steam's Winter sale has officially gotten underway today and runs until January 2 at 10 AM PST.<p>As is often the case when a new sale begins, Steam's store is running a bit slowly at the moment. There isn't much to rush for, as this sale, like recent ones, doesn't feature …

'Stardew Valley' Is the Perfect Living Game

The indie farming simulator just keeps growing.<p>S<i>tardew Valley,</i> the indie farming simulator, is finally available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and …

Indie Gaming

One-Light Portrait Lighting Techniques That Will Make Your Images Pop

One of the things that make a professional photographer’s images more impactful than those that everyday joes take is the lighting. The pros …

The 19 cheapest cities in Europe to rent an Airbnb

Since millions of Europeans have opened their homes to strangers on the website, we've teamed up with Airbnb to find out the European cities with the cheapest rates.<p>Looking at cities with at least 200 listings, Airbnb found bargains all over the continent in the likes of Slovakia and Poland, as …