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How do I renew a French SIM card?

<b>Josette Carter writes</b><br>I have a mobile phone that I bought in France three years ago. The SIM card has expired. It says: “Orange” on it. Can I buy a SIM card online? How will I activate the phone once I get to France? Do I have to be in France and go to an Orange store to buy the SIM card and …

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What do you get when you cross Minecraft and Skyrim?

A trailer released today for <i>Minecraft</i> <i>Xbox 360 Edition</i>shows what happens when <i>Minecraft</i> and <i>Skyrim</i> combine.<p>Check out the trailer above to see the result of Bethesda Softworks and Mojang's upcoming collaboration, <i>The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Mash-Up</i> pack, which is in development at 4J Studios.<p>Announced …

How The Witcher 2 almost never happened

<i>The Witcher 2</i> is one of the most highly-rated big-budget role-playing games in recent years, but according to developer CD Projekt, the game might never have happened.<p>In an interview with Eurogamer today, CD Projekt joint-CEO Marcin Iwińsk reveals how, in the aftermath of its success with the first …

Check Out the Call of Duty Music Video From Tribute Band Critical Hit

Watch the music video and download the track for free.<p>To celebrate the launch of Call of Duty: Ghosts, the video game tribute band Critical Hit has …

Jane Austen MMO aims to bring digital gossip and ballroom dancing to gaming

Developer 3 Turn Productions is taking its Jane Austen MMO <i>Ever, Jane</i> to Kickstarter in an attempt to raise $100,000 to bring the game to life.<p><i>Ever, Jane</i> puts players in the role of characters who build stories, gossip against once another, go to dinner parties and explore family connections. …

Deadly Premonition PC version modded to add display options

The Windows PC version of <i>Deadly Premonition</i> doesn't live up to the visual potential of the platform — in its default state, it's locked at a resolution of 1280x720 — but a hastily developed mod is already available to fix that drawback.<p>Developer and publisher Rising Star Games released <i>Deadly</i> …

Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey suggests you create a daily 'Do and Don't List'. This is his.

Square co-founder and Twitter chairman Jack Dorsey made an appearance at Y Combinator’s Startup School event where he spoke about acceptance and motivation in how you build a team and company. You can’t do something without a common share or purpose — you will wobble and not do anything that is …

Infinity Blade 3 getting Soul Hunter update Oct. 31

<i>Infinity Blade 3</i> developer Chair Entertainment will release the game's first content update, <i>Soul Hunter</i>, on Halloween, the studio announced today.<p><i>Soul Hunter</i>, which is compatible with iOS 6 and 7, brings in a new campaign quest that sees playable characters Siris and Isa face off against a new foe, …

Worried About Acne? mySkin Launches ScanZ Device And App To Monitor The Health Of Your Skin

ScanZ, a product unveiled today at Disrupt Europe, combines a new, smartphone-connected device with a quantified self-style app to help teens battle acne.<p>The product comes from a company called mySkin, which plans to launch a $150,000 Indiegogo campaign this week to fund the launch (I will update …

Reset gameplay trailer shows single-player co-op in an empty world

The first gameplay trailer for indie time-bending puzzle game <i>Reset</i> shows the title's moody atmosphere and its single-player co-op play.<p>Though "single-player co-op" sounds like an oxymoron, its underlying foundation is the ability of the player character's powered exosuit to make jumps through time. …

Hunter Ranger, new Paragon paths and more coming to Neverwinter

<i>Neverwinter</i>'s next module is titled <i>Shadowmantle</i>, and will add a new class, new Paragon paths and a ton of reworks to the free-to-play MMORPG's core mechanics when it launches later this year.<p>The new class — which, like the rest of the module's content will be free-of-charge — is the Hunter Ranger, …

Leaked photos of MOGA's iPhone gamepad show built-in battery (update)

MOGA's in-development iPhone compatible gamepad may come with a built-in battery, according to reportedly leaked photos of the device posted by @evleaks.<p>@evleaks tweeted a picture of the gamepad attached to an iPhone, noting it was powered by a 1800mAh battery. A photo of the gamepad in the closed …

Regular Show’s second mobile game launches — and it’s a scare

Halloween doesn’t just mean spooky television specials for your favorite characters anymore. These days, TV shows sometimes even get themed video games to celebrate the holidays.<p>That’s what Cartoon Network and developer Grumpyface are doing with the release of Ghost Toasters — Regular Show. This …

Watch FIFA 14 in action on next-gen consoles

EA Sports shared a new video today showing <i>FIFA 14</i> in action on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.<p>The video, set to "Alive" by Chase and Status, shows the current installment of EA Sports' popular soccer series running on the next-generation consoles, both of which are set to launch in just under one …

Swedish film IRL blends The Secret World and real life

Funcom's conspiracy-laden <i>The Secret World</i> game will play a "central part" in the upcoming film <i>IRL</i>, according to a press release from the developer.<p>Directed by Erik Leijonborg, <i>IRL</i> will use star Valter Skarsgard as Elias, a high school student who uses the massively multiplayer online role-playing …

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 is 'about 50 hours' long

<i>Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13</i>, the upcoming closer to the trilogy that began with <i>Final Fantasy 13</i>, will contain "about 50 hours" of content, said gameplay director Yuji Abe in an interview with IGN.<p>Completing missions with Lightning can affect the 13-day timer of the game's fiction, Abe told …

Rune Factory 4 has a secret: It’s all your favorite games rolled into one

You might know that Rune Factory emerged from Harvest Moon, the farming and life-simulation series that began on the Super Nintendo, but that might be the extent of your familiarity. It’s pretty niche.<p>Rune Factory is basically Harvest Moon plus role-playing elements, but it adds up to a lot more …

EA working on "high-end" Battlefield game for mobiles

Electronic Arts is currently working on a "high-end" Battlefield mobile game, executive Frank Gibeau told <i>The New York Times</i> in a new interview.<p>Asked if a game like Battlefield can be enjoyable on a smaller screen, Gibeau revealed the new game after mentioning Battlefield 4's Commander mode, which …

Ketchuppp Is An App That Wants To Help Friends Catch Up In Person — Not On Facebook

Are you spending too much time looking at what your friends are posting on Instagram and Facebook and not enough time hanging out with each other IRL? The founders of Ketchuppp think so. And their answer to this problem is, of course, another app that’s designed to help you meet your buddies when …

How to make a narrative game endlessly replayable

A certain quest has captured the imagination of Ken Levine.<p>This idea of his, is a kind of emergent narrative, a way to build characters and personality almost like they were physical constructs, that react to external forces in different ways.<p>At the Gaming Insiders Conference in San Francisco,</i> …

Lightning Returns: FFXIII - Wildlands Gameplay Trailer

Take a look at this gameplay demonstration featuring the Wildlands environment as well as Lightning's fight with a Chocobo Eater.<p>by on

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Top 5 Skyrim Mods of the Week - Avengers of Skyrim! - Top 5 Skyrim Mods of the Week

Airs Tuesdays at 12pm PT<p>Top 5 Skyrim Mods trawls the enormous mod catalogue so you don't have to, bringing the very best world-changing mods to your screen. From high detailed armour mods to exploding chickens, there's nothing our bold adventurers won't try.

A visual tour of Riot Games, one of the ‘best places to work’ (photo gallery)

Riot Games has spawned an empire from a single game, League of Legends. The free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game has become hugely popular. It had more than 32 million active monthly unique players as of a year ago. That number is wildly out of date, but Riot hasn’t disclosed …

Show producer: The Walking Dead game is 'true to every spirit' of the series

Telltale's award-winning episodic point-and-click game, <i>The Walking Dead</i>, is "true to every spirit and tenant" of the series, according to AMC's <i>The Walking Dead</i> executive producer David Alpert.<p>Speaking as part of a 10-year anniversary documentary, Alpert said that the game is "an example" of what …

GameStop Black Friday ad leaks

GameStop's Black Friday advertisement has leaked, giving gamers a look at some of the deals they can score at the retailer during the day-after-Thanksgiving shopping bonanza next month.<p>According to the advertisement obtained by GottaDeal.com, which GameStop has not verified is accurate, Battlefield …

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Nvidia debuts G-Sync monitor module to improve image quality

Nvidia has developed new technology to improve visual performance in video games: G-Sync, a module for computer monitors that "brings big benefits for gamers," according to a blog post from the company.<p>G-Sync is designed to attack a key hurdle in display technology: the syncing between a graphics …