Skye Emery

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The DICE Award winners, and why it matters

The DICE Awards is one of the game industry's annual get-togethers, in which the best games of the year are celebrated in front of an audience of about 600 people, mostly game developers and publishers.<p>Earlier tonight, the winners were announced with <i>The Last of Us</i> sweeping multiple awards (full …

Playing Elder Scrolls Online from a Console Gamer's Perspective

Predicting what's in store for Xbox One and PS4 Elder Scrolls fans.<p><i>[Editor's Note: Be sure to check out IGN's Elder Scrolls Online wiki for a full</i> …

The Elder Scrolls Online Beta - Overview video

The Elder Scrolls franchise has a lot of good ideas to lend to the MMO genre.<p><i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i>, which is currently in closed beta (and launches in full April 4), incorporates the series' elements in a truly clever way. The freeform character development that the franchise is known for makes …

Toys for Bob heading development on this year's Skylanders game

Veteran Skylanders developer Toys for Bob is heading the franchise's latest title, which is set to launch later this year, Activision Publishing's CEO Eric Hirshberg said in the company's recent financial conference call.<p>During the company's quarterly earnings presentation, Hirshberg announced that …

Multiplayer Like You've Never Seen Before

There is a battlefield. And tanks. The multiplayer is local, and you use a wheel controller, a headset, and a monitor. But this is unlike anything …

The Last of Us Bags 10 DICE Awards, Including Game of the Year

Pictured: Ellie sniping down the other Character of the Year nominees from a safe distance.<p>Yep, out of the twenty-four awards available, a whopping …

HugeDomains.com - StructureGaming.com is for sale (Structure Gaming)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

This Apple iWatch Concept Design Is Simply Incredible

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Everyone's hearts go aflutter at iWatch rumors, the supposed wearable wrist computer that Apple could launch as early as this year.<p>A designer named Todd Hamilton took a stab not only at what the still-speculative watch might look like, but how it …

Exclusive: Watch Steve Jobs' First Demonstration of the Mac for the Public, Unseen Since 1984

It’s January, 1984. Steve Jobs, nattily attired in a double-breasted suit, is demonstrating Apple’s breakthrough personal computer, Macintosh, before …

Microsoft Creates A 20-Gigapixel “Where’s Waldo?” Of Seattle

With Gigapixel ArtZoom, you can explore a panorama of Seattle, searching for the artists, performers, and eccentrics who give the city its vibrant life.<p>On a blustery day in October last year, a team of computer vision scientists from the Microsoft Research Interactive Visual Media Group huddled …

Rare NES game sells for nearly $100,000, even rarer one appears online

Remember the ratty copy of <i>Nintendo World Championships</i> that popped up on eBay earlier this week? After a fast and furious auction, the ultra-rare cartridge sold for a staggering $99,902. Naturally, such eye-watering figures have prompted two more collectors to sell their prized possessions online. …

Fly Or Die: Fitbit Force

Personal fitness trackers and sleep trackers are officially mainstream, but deciding between the various devices out there can be tough.<p>That said, let me direct your attention to the Fitbit Force, the latest and most full-featured product from the quantified-self makers.<p>The Fitbit Force, unlike the …

Google to buy artificial intelligence company DeepMind

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: DeepMind<p>After a string of robotics acquisitions, Google told Re/code today that it will buy artificial intelligence …

The A.V. Club's Cultural Commentary Comes to Flipboard

The A.V. Club’s Cultural Commentary Comes to Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / September 17, 2013<p>The A.V. Club, The Onion’s off-shoot for media criticism, …

JFK: A Look Back

Inside Flipboard / November 21, 2013<p>Fifty years ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was slain by a madman’s bullet. The assassination of the popular and …

The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

Watch Steve Jobs demonstrate the Macintosh to the public for the first time

Steve Jobs debuted the first Macintosh computer before a packed room of shareholders on January 24th, 1984. But that wasn't the end of the story: only days later, Jobs appeared before the Boston Computer Society to show the Mac to the public for the first time. <i>Time</i> has recovered the full, 90-minute …

GE's bringing good things, and massive robots, to life

<i>Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills.</i><p>America was in the middle of a post-war economic boom during the '50s and industries were in a rush to build the future, often with outlandish …

Microsoft’s Latest Windows Phone Update Sees Paced Uptake

This weekend AdDuplex, an advertising platform for Windows applications, announced that according to its tracked data, Windows Phone Update 3 is now installed on 15 percent of Windows Phone 8 handsets.<p>Microsoft tore the wrapping off of Update 3 — also known as GDR3 — in October, detailing to the …

Steam In-Home Streaming lets you play away from your PC

With the right hardware setup, you may no longer need to sit in front of your gaming machine. With a PlayStation Vita, you can play PS4 anywhere in your house. With an Nvidia Shield, you can do the same with a Windows gaming PC. But what if you don't want to buy a multiple-hundred dollar handheld …

DayZ creator doesn't see Rust, Project Zomboid as competitors

Dean Hall's standalone version of <i>DayZ</i> isn't intended to compete with survival games <i>Rust</i> or <i>Project Zomboid</i>, the developer said during a recent AMA session on Reddit.<p>Like <i>DayZ, Rust</i> and <i>Project Zomboid</i> are Steam Early Access titles that focus on surviving for as long as possible. When asked how he …

When Dungeons & Dragons Turns 40

Many sources, including <i>Playing at the World</i>, assign to <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> an initial release in January 1974. Our best evidence comes from …