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Andrew Wilson of EA: 'We never want to be worst US company again'

Andrew Wilson became Electronic Arts’ chief executive a year ago this month. We talk painful lessons, virtual reality and why games should replace movies<p>The giant video game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) is not universally loved – if you play games or talk about them on the internet, you may have …

What Lies Beneath

Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Penetrating this centuries-old underworld of caverns, squatters, and unmarked doors, William Langewiesche follows …

Valve Expects Virtual Reality To Be Awesome Within 2 Years

Virtual Reality is coming. As in, actual, good, user-friendly virtual reality. The stuff sci-fi has promised us for decades.<p>Don’t take my word for it. Valve — easily one of the most revered and admired companies in gaming — has gone deep on virtual reality R&D, and they believe that amazing, …

The Oculus Rift will scare you s***less, take you to space, and redefine gaming’s future

Many of you have heard — and seen — the buzz centered on Oculus VR’s head-mounted display, the Rift. The upcoming wonder goggles enable players to enjoy PC gaming with unprecedented immersion. And even though the technology is still nascent, developers have openly embraced it, constantly finding …

The big winner of Obamacare rollout: The guy with HealthCare.com

Miami-based web entrepreneur Jose Vargas is sitting pretty. The domain he purchased seven years ago for a little over $2 million is now one of the most lucrative web properties on the Internet.<p>That domain is Healthcare.com, which hundreds of thousands of people rushed to by accident on Oct. 1, when …

Does the Obsessive ‘Adventure Time’ Fandom Overlook the Depths of Pendleton Ward’s Cartoon Network Hit?

Does the Obsessive 'Adventure Time' Fandom Overlook the Depths of Pendleton Ward's Cartoon Network Hit?<p>Not too long ago, “Adventure Time” was a …

Researchers plan to develop a 3D printer that prints graphene

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>3D printers are becoming compatible with new materials all the time, including metals, paper, resin and even pizza …

Cool Never-Before-Seen STAR WARS Concept Art

Incredible designer posters reimagine 'Robocop,' 'Blade Runner,' and more

Matthew Chojnacki's latest book features exactly 200 movie posters, celebrating everything from <i>Tron</i> and <i>Blade Runner</i> to <i>The Da Vinci Code</i> and <i>Bambi</i>. But they aren't the kind of posters you see lining the walls of a movie theatre. "The only criteria was that the poster couldn't have been used in an …

How to Paint a Car

A DIY car paint job could save you thousands of dollars.<p>If your car's paint is looking dingy and faded or you're just looking for a change of color, a DIY car paint job could save you thousands of dollars. Good prep work and being systematic in your approach will have your car looking like new in …

Stupid kid blames Grand Theft Auto for dumb crime, probably

The local media and ambulance-chasing lawyers will arrive quickly at the scene, presumably, with anchors noting that several M-rated games were found …

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World War II Fitness Test | The Art of Manliness

Have men these days “gone soft?” Is our generation less manly than past generations? Are we less tough than our grandfathers?<p>I see guys debate these …

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

No time to read Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time? In just two and a half minutes, Alok Jha explains why black holes are doomed to shrink into nothingness then explode with the energy of a million nuclear bombs, and rewinds to the big bang and the origin of the universe<p>• See more 'made …

Brace Yourselves for $50 Movie Tickets

Premium pricing could make moviegoing an elitist experience<p>Earlier this summer, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas made waves throughout Hollywood …

More gamers respond to Microsoft’s ever-changing Xbox One policies

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>In my last post, I interviewed three gamers, Evan Podlaseck, Ryan Gross, and Andrew Semicek, about whether or not the Xbox One’s policy reversals had affected …

Takedown: Red Sabre is 'extremely lethal', has no respawns

Takedown: Red Sabre aims to be the Dark Souls of shooters<p><i>Takedown: Red Sabre</i> is an unscripted first-person shooter that rewards tactical play, but it is also incredibly unforgiving to those who just want to run and gun, according to creative director Christian Allen.<p>During a recent demo of the …

Stunning '80s Movie Monsters Tribute Art

Incredible 12-Foot Mech Sculpture Made of Car Parts

Largest space battle in history claims 2,900 ships, untold virtual lives

The combat is fake, but the emotions are real<p>In less than an hour, a battle of interstellar proportions will break out in the MMORPG Eve Online, a spacefaring simulation with its own politics, economies, and wars — all controlled exclusively by players. Between three and four thousand pilots are …

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Xbox One Vs. PS4: Why Sony Is Still The Best Choice For Gamers

<i>The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are increasingly difficult to tell apart, but Sony’s system is still the better pick for gamers.</i><p>Microsoft has backtracked on almost every issue that upset consumers since the company revealed the Xbox One earlier this year.<p>Gone is the noxious online DRM. Gone are the …

12 Insanely Ambitious Ideas For Improving Space Exploration

NASA has awarded $100,000 to each of these sci-fi projects, which cover everything from suspended animation to Mars kites to 3-D printed food.<p>NASA has announced the award-winners of its Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program, in which the agency gives funding to projects that are a little …

'Dead Space' Movie Alive At EA

TSA Shows Off Crazy High Heel Guns It Confiscated From LaGuardia Checkpoint

Just a friendly reminder from your local TSA agent that you can't bring these on a plane.<p>The TSA, which is wont to highlight the items it confiscates on Instagram these days, Tweeted the below photo Tuesday afternoon.<p>While it's certainly shocking, there have been similar instances of deceptive …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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"Bubble Soccer" Brilliantly Combines Soccer And Bubble Wrap

It's sumo wrestling mixed with soccer.