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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, …

Banksy's New York works suffer vandalism just hours after completion

Banksy's new pieces in New York are being vandalised just hours after they appear as part of a surprise all-city exhibition, Better Out Than In.<p>The elusive street artist Banksy embarked upon a month-long exhibition throughout the streets of New York on Tuesday, but so far his new pieces are being …

Crowdfunded fighting game Yatagarasu having its money held by PayPal

<i>Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm</i>, the PC fighting game from former SNK and The King of Fighters staffers, was the subject of a successful fundraising campaign through Indiegogo this summer. The fundraising drive pulled in more than $118,000 during its month-long campaign, ensuring the continued …

How to live longer – the experts' guide to ageing

<b>JERRALD RECTOR, 26: Lift weights for better immunity</b><p><b>By the time we reach 80, most of us will be infected with a type of herpes virus which erodes the immune system and takes years off your life without you even knowing it. PhD student Jerrald Rector, at the University of Birmingham, knows he has</b> …

Play this: 'Save the Date,' a dating sim like no other

Paper Dino Software's <i>Save the Date</i> is a rather unique game. You play as an unnamed character who is tasked with arranging a date with the object of your affections, Felicia. It plays out as series of multiple-choice questions, but after spending some time with the game, you'll discover that the …

Phil Fish tweet rebuilt in Minecraft

Blogging about games has its share of common tropes. We love top-10 lists and giving out year-end awards, but one in particular is so common that it’s driving developer Phil Fish a little nuts.<p>Last night, Fish (designer of mind-bending puzzle platformer Fez) tweeted his annoyance with gaming blogs …

PBS video explores whether buying Call of Duty is a moral choice

In a video opinion piece published this week on YouTube, host of the PBS web series Idea Channel Mike Rugnetta asks, "Is buying Call of Duty a moral choice?"<p>Rungetta begins the episode by charting the history of guns in video games. He questions whether firearms' ever-increasing digital realism …

Girl Gamer and Troll Fight Over 'BioShock: Infinite.' Girl Gamer Wins

Rae Johnston, the lifestyle editor of TechLife.net, was standing on line for coffee, minding her own business, when a man approached her about her <i>BioShock: Infinite</i> t-shirt. I’ll let her tweet speak for itself:<p>There are two reasons this tweet is making the rounds all over the Internet at the moment.<p>…

'Gears Of War' Developer Cliff Bleszinksi On Always-Online DRM: 'Deal With It'

Cliff “Cliffy B” Bleszinksi is actually making two arguments in this post.<p>First, the former Gears of War developer responds to news that Adam Orth, a creative director at Microsoft, has left the company following a tweet Orth made telling people to just “deal with it” in regards to always-online …

Indistinguishable From Magic — Inspired by Anita Sarkeesian’s Video Game Tropes...

Inspired by Anita Sarkeesian’s Video Game Tropes vs Women, I wanted to pitch a Zelda game where <i>Zelda herself was the hero</i>, rescuing a Prince</b> …

Why publishers stand between us and better games

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>InXile Entertainment’s new isometric computer-role-playing game Torment: Tides of Numera recently finished its Kickstarter campaign, nearly quintupling its …

The Place Beyond the Pines – review

<i>Brother Tied</i>, the first film by Derek Cianfrance, now aged 39, was made 15 years ago and apparently remains in some legal limbo, unreleased and …

Oblivion – review

In a dystopian future, Jack (Tom Cruise) and Victoria (Andrea Riseborough) are the last human caretakers on a ruined Earth, living in some luxury …

Theorem – review

Made in 1968, this provocative, highly controversial film is arguably Pasolini's most finely wrought work, an allegory bringing together his central …