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What is Product Design?

This frequently misunderstood field is in need of a proper definition.<p>Chances are, if you are reading this, you work in the tech industry. Chances …

Official Xbox Magazine revisits Lost Odyssey

If you think the classic Japanese role-playing blend of highly choreographed battle sequences and wooden exploration feels over-familiar, walk a few …

Big Surprise, Japanese Gamers Like Final Fantasy XV's Demo

<i>Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae</i> came out last month and most people who got it have probably had enough time to process their feelings about …

videogames

Official PlayStation Magazine celebrates Shadow of the Colossus

As taglines go, ‘into the unknown, ride forth’ isn’t the most attention-grabbing. Even more so when you think of the alternatives Team Ico could have …

Ico showed Bloodborne's Hidetaka Miyazaki the 'possibilities of the medium'

Simon Parkin got a rare interview with From Software president, <i>Demon's Souls</i> and <i>Bloodborne</i> creator Hidetaka Miyazaki and it is fascinating stuff, …

White Night Is 2015's Creepiest Game Yet

After hitting someone with your car, crashing into a tree, and wandering into a nearest house without permission, it should be of little surprise …

games

Here's the deal with the Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae demo

[<b>Update:</b> I've obtained the disc, and can confirm that the <i>XV</i> demo is a pack-in code slip, not on the disc itself. Additionally, it goes active on …

Final Fantasy XV nature video showcases vibrant wildlife, Behemoths

"And here we see the majestic Behemoth on the hunt for food in its natural habitat. Watch as it establishes dominance over the other Behemoths within …

Try a Computer “Desktop Zero” To Stay Focused on Your Work

Let's face it: some of us have messy desktops. If you can't focus, try a "Desktop Zero" approach to stay productive.<p>We covered how separate logins …

Kill immortals for Death in Death's Gambit

<i>Death's Gambit</i> is a beautiful <i>Castlevania</i>-like title just revealed by developer White Rabbit that pits you as Death's agent sent to end the lives of …

The Sad Story Behind A Dead PC Game That Can't Come Back

The latest attempt to re-release the beloved PC series <i>No One Lives Forever</i> is dead in the water. The saddest part? It could have been rescued, if not …

Business Development

Forgotten Memories drags Silent Hill 2 alumni back to the world of survival horror

Psychoz Interactive's survival horror <i>Forgotten Memories</i> has been flying under the radar for some time now, but all that seems likely to change with …

Tokyo Xanadu is a new Vita RPG from Nihon Falcom

<i>Tokyo Xanadu</i> is the latest project from <i>Ys</i> and <i>The Legend of Heroes</i> studio Nihon Falcom.<p>The role-playing game is a departure from your classic Falcom …

Final Fantasy 15 flaunts realistic wildlife

You know how obsessive Gran Turismo is about cars? Well Final Fantasy 15 appears to be that obsessive about nature.<p>In a video that could wrinkle the …

Final Fantasy

Top 100: Shadow Of The Colossus is a titan of the gaming world

I've never cried at a video game before and I have a deep-set mistrust of anybody who claims they have, but I'll challenge anybody to play Shadow Of …

Silent Hill 2 is a perfect game... and it's still inspiring horror in 2017

Few games have the good fortune of being perfect but, for me, Silent Hill 2 is. Now over 15 years old, everything in this dream-like tale of …

Silent Hill

Sleep and productivity

Yesterday, Jacki Hollywood Brown’s article explored the relationship between music and productivity. Today, I want to continue with another …

Short-Term Memory

Seven minute Cyber Sleuth trailer is not your dad's Digimon

People who watched <i>Digimon</i> in their youth are old enough to be parents. Damn millennial parents and their <i>Digimon</i>-playing children.<p>Some good music, a</i> …

Avoid Over-Committing Your Time with This Simple Formula

Time management can be tough, but it often comes down to not being truly aware of how you spend your time. This formula forces you to examine your …

XiveTV Streams Tons of Documentaries for Free to Your TV or Smartphone

Reality TV and dramas get tiresome. Sometimes you want a little something smarter to watch, and that's where XiveTV comes in. The service offers …

How to Use Basic Design Principles to Decorate Your Home

Some people are born with a great eye for decorating or design. Others learn the skill and are able to apply it successfully. And then there are the …

The Best Times to Ask for a Raise

Asking for a raise is one of those awkward yet necessary things we should do (at least, if we think we deserve a raise). Some months are …

Syncing the Inbox Between Macs With Dropbox and Hazel 3

Screencast<br>In the two previous tutorials in this series on Hazel—the automated file management app from Noodlesoft—I showed you how to create an <b>Inbox</b> …

Operating Systems

Watch the official Final Fantasy XV demo livestream here

Square Enix is running a livestream for the <i>Final Fantasy XV</i> demo right now, and promises to show off some new mechanics and design choices for the …

Until Dawn: I fought the saw and the saw won

Oh, video game horror characters: what are you like? Name the one thing you should never do on the anniversary of a dearly departed pal if you’re a …

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter: A beautiful supernatural thriller

Paul Prospero is a gravel-voiced detective straight out of a film noir. A mysterious letter from a boy named Ethan Carter leads him to Red Creek …

Seven Reasons Fahrenheit Is One Of The Finest Adventure Games Ever

Recently remastered in HD for PC and iOS, Quantic Dream’s <i>Fahrenheit</i> (<i>Indigo Prophecy</i> in the States) set the standard for cinematic adventure games …

Catholicism

RIME: PS4s most intriguing journey steps out of the shadows

You’ve seen very little of this game so far, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to see. This, after all, is a title highly unsuitable for the …

Impressions: Lucius II

<i>The Devil might have all the best tunes but his latest game is a stinker. The original Lucius looked like it’d be a sandbox Satanic murder ’em up but</i> …

The Legend of Legacy Doesn’t Live Up to Its Pedigree

<i>The Legend of Legacy</i> has a pedigree other JRPGs can only wish for with its development team consisting of former Square Enix and Level-5 employees. …

Final Fantasy