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Here’s All the New Anime That Netflix Just Announced

Netflix is really going all-in on anime production.<p>Between exclusive streaming rights to the <i>Castlevania</i> anime adaptation alongside other titles like</i> …

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Major Nelson Hints at Xbox’s Vision for a Digital-Only Future

In the Executive Lounge at the Hilton, high above the show floor of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, sat Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb, the energetic and long-serving public face of Xbox. Hryb was in town to deliver the Story Time keynote at PAX Australia 2016, and took some time out of …

J.J. Abrams explains why this major trailer scene was cut from 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

If you're the type of "Star Wars" fanatic (aren't we all) who spent the first couple of trailers trolling each still for plot lines and clues, you may have noticed a few key moments that were absent from the final cut of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."<p>Specifically, a pretty big moment for one …

The Witcher 3 producer says he’d rather play it on a PC at minimum settings than on Xbox One

The developer for one of the biggest game releases of 2015 is worried about the resolution output of the Xbox One.<p>The Witcher 3 designer Damien Monnier of studio CD Projekt Red took to Twitter yesterday to answer some questions about his upcoming game. One fan asked if he should play on a PC that …

Male Intimacy and Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV's protagonist, Noctis, is always in good company. In Episode Duscae, a sizeable demo meant to introduce us to the world of XV, Noctis is followed by his three closest friends across a monster-packed wilderness as they search for cash to repair their broken car. They travel in a …

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Playing Final Fantasy 15 for the First Time

It was more than eight years ago, at E3 2006, that Square Enix announced Final Fantasy Versus XIII. Since then, it's undergone a lot of change, and was even rebranded in 2014. Final Fantasy XV, as it's now known, was originally intended to be released on PlayStation 3, but with that console …

PAX East 2015: Watch Us Fight Final Fantasy 15's Behemoth Boss

A real-time combat terror.<p>After a standard-fare, instant-fail stealth sequence, Final Fantasy XV's hunt for the Behemoth turns into a terrifying, …

Final Fantasy 15 demo opens up a world of possibilities

<i>Final Fantasy 15: Episode Duscae</i> is a demo that has its own special name, which might ordinarily be pretentious, but is probably acceptable for a game that's as highly anticipated as <i>Final Fantasy 15</i>.<p>The demo will be available March 17 with copies of <i>Final Fantasy Type-0 HD</i>, but I got the chance to …

How To Take The Best Screenshots On Xbox One and PS4

The Xbox One's latest system update introduced the ability to capture screenshots and share them online. Though the PlayStation 4 shipped with this functionality through the DualShock 4's Share button, its own screenshots are actually of inferior quality to the Xbox One's, as both consoles approach …

Pumpkin-Cream Cheese Pie

<i>by guest blogger Maria Luci, social media and content editor at Rodale</i><p>Forget the candy; for me, the best treats always come in a crust. That's right, I'm talking about pie. So when it came time to sign up for the Rodale"s Halloween potluck, I decided I'd make one.<p>Everything about my decision was …

Is PlayStation TV Worth the Wait? - NYCC 2014 - IGN Video

Greg and Marty spent some quality time with PlayStation TV. Here's what they think.

16 Cheesy Pasta Recipes That Are Definitely Always Worth It

16 cheesy pasta recipes that are rich, creamy, and always worth it.<p><b>C'mon—who doesn't like cheesy pasta?</b> From a dead-simple mac n' cheese to a traditional Italian <i>cacio e pepe</i>, here are 16 recipes that combine two of our favorite things.

Which Gamma is Correct?

As 2014 TVs begin coming out, I’ve been rethinking how I properly attempt to calibrate them. While measuring the grayscale and color gamut are easy, …

29 Life-Changing Quesadillas You Need To Know About

What have I been doing with my life that I haven't had a blueberry breakfast quesadilla. What has been the point.

Creamy Greek Yogurt Mac & Cheese

Creamy Greek Yogurt Mac & Cheese<p>8 oz. (about 2 cups) elbow pasta (I used whole wheat)<br>• 8 oz. (about 2 cups) shredded cheese (a sharp cheddar is …

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The Only Banana Recipes You'll Ever Need

<i>Lauren Salkeld, photo by Lara Ferroni</i><p>There are so many reasons for banana bread's popularity. As a quick bread, it's not only easy to make, but fast. Banana bread is also one of the best possible uses for browning bananas -- you can even freeze your fruit and bake the bread later. There's also the …

Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

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17 Milkshakes That Bring All The Boys To The Yard

DAMN RIGHT, IT'S BETTER THAN YOURS.

The Xbox One’s controller design explained

A new video from Microsoft details several design choices and how the controller works with the system's Kinect.<p>Lead designer Quintin Morris said the controller has been in development for almost two years. To connect the controller with the system's Kinect, players only need to hit the "bind …

Microsoft Recruiting Players To Hunt Xbox Trolls

A common complaint of online gaming in its present form is the prevalence of toxic players who make the experience unnecessarily miserable for others with their behavior. Often, such people are found on Xbox Live, and Microsoft is rolling out a pair of new initiatives to help hunt down their trolls.<p>…

Microsoft: ‘Shame on Us’ for Xbox One Messaging

Xbox One chief product officer Marc Whitten responds to fans’ concerns.<p>Xbox One chief product officer Marc Whitten has responded to the recent fan …

The Xbox One Might Let Sony's PS4 Win By Default

Last night, Microsoft dumped a pile of information into our laps about some of the more controversial specifics of the Xbox One. We heard confirmation about its practices for always on, used game resale, and game ownership in general. Some of the highlights:<p>- Your Xbox must check in via the …

Panasonic TC-PVT60 series review: This plasma picture finally challenges Kuro - CNET

MSRP: $2,999.99<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Panasonic VT60</b> produces the second-best picture quality of any TV we've ever reviewed, equal to or better than our in-house Pioneer Kuro reference and surpassed only by the ZT60; exceedingly deep black levels and excellent shadow detail; well-saturated colors and …

PS4 interface, user account features and social functionality detailed at GDC

Sony went into a deep dive on the PlayStation 4 during a session at the 2013 Game Developers Conference today, giving attendees details on the console's user interface, account features and social functionality.<p>Chris Norden, senior staff engineer from the strategy team for developer services and …

PlayStation 4 architect on welcoming developers

PlayStation 4 lead system architect Mark Cerny was thinking about the console in late 2007--just a year after PlayStation 3 was released. He wasn't …

PlayStation 4 specs detailed further at GDC

As part of a PlayStation 4 developer panel at the Game Developers Conference today, Sony revealed more of the official hardware specs for its next home console, adding to what it announced back in February.<p>It will feature a 64-bit x86 architecture, with what Sony refers to as minimal power …

PlayStation 4 has 'very large' hard drive

Today during a PlayStation 4 panel at the Game Developers Conference, Sony teased that the next-generation platform will have a "very large" hard drive. Senior staff engineer at Sony's strategy team Chris Norden offered the tease, but would not give a specific figure.<p>"There's also going to be a …

Everything we know about the “PS4.5”

The PlayStation 4 is <i>so</i> 2013. It's been years since Sony's current console launched across the globe, and fans are already hungry for the next Big …

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