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Ten Of The Scariest Video Game Moments In 2013

This year wasn’t dense with horror games, but thankfully our round-up list of the scariest moments isn’t limited to a specific genre. Any game is …

World of Warcraft survey asks about character upgrades, annual passes

A survey sent out to <i>World of Warcraft</i> to "past and current" subscribers questions players' interest in a new annual pass program, character upgrades and more.<p><i>World of Warcraft</i>'s annual pass program awarded bonus items and benefits — like a free copy of <i>Diablo 3</i> — to those who invested in a year-long …

GTA Online: Rockstar's First Verified Jobs - IGN Video

We put together a montage of the first 10 jobs verified by Rockstar. Congrats to the community members and thanks for the new jobs we can all …

Ten Franchises Microsoft Needs To Bring Back For Xbox One

Microsoft isn't known as a company with as many original franchises as Nintendo or Sony, but some research reveals that they own a surprising number …

PS4 users watch three times more porn than Xbox One users

Pornhub shared with us how console users experience porn across the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation 4. The results were interesting to …

Great tabletop games for video gamers: Castle Dice

<i>This ongoing series covers tabletop board or card games that video gamers should dig. Check here for more.</i><p>Castle Dice<p><b>Video games that Castle Dice reminds us of:</b> Minecraft<p><b>Publisher:</b> Fun to 11• <b><br># of players:</b> 1-4• <b><br>Cost:</b> $65• <b><br>To learn:</b> The rules are clear, but the game has a lot going on, so it takes a …

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Why Microsoft didn't ditch the Xbox One's disc drive

Microsoft considered creating a version of the Xbox One without a disc drive, head of Microsoft Studios Phil Spencer told the Official Xbox Magazine U.K.<p>Microsoft was still discussing the alternate version of the next-gen console as recently as mid-2013.<p>"Obviously, after the announcement and E3, …

Unfinished, unfair and brutally difficult: What developers should steal from DayZ

Now available for $29.99, the open-world, standalone version of <i>DayZ</i> – based on the popular <i>ARMA 2</i> mod with the same name – has sold over 172,000 in its first day of sales through both the official site and Steam.<p>The game still tops the best-sellers list on Steam in fact, beating out popular, less …

Why a realistic Los Santos in GTA 5 would be unconvincing

The setting of <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, Los Santos, feels real and convincing to players largely because it is far from real, according to Rockstar North art director Aaron Garbut in an interview with Edge.<p>The sprawling Los Santos that Rockstar North created in <i>GTA 5</i> bears a strong resemblance to the city …

Halo: Spartan Assault review: tin soldiers

Spartan Assault's simple gameplay and broken economy misses what's special about Halo<p><i>Halo: Spartan Assault</i> is the extreme opposite of the careful image Microsoft has spent over 10 years crafting for its biggest franchise.<p>Whether under original developer Bungie, new blood 343 Industries or even …

Snowstorm to wallop Midwest, Northeast

As much as a foot of snow is possible in southern New England.<p>A major winter storm could complicate the first post-New Years' Day back to work and school for millions in New England and beyond.<p>The storm, predicted to affect the USA from the Upper Midwest to the East Coast from Wednesday through …

New York's Gun Control Law Has Been (Mostly) Upheld

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>New York's SAFE Act, introduced in January after the Sandy Hook shootings and among the most …

Russia Bombings: Police Round Up Dozens After Volograd Attacks

By Sergei Karpov<p>VOLGOGRAD, Russia, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Police detained dozens of people on Tuesday in sweeps through the Russian city of Volgograd after two deadly attacks in less than 24 hours that raised security fears ahead of the Winter Olympics.<p>A man wounded when a bomber set off a blast in the …

Archbishop of Canterbury says emulate Nelson Mandela in tackling poverty

The archbishop of Canterbury has urged people to adopt a New Year's resolution of tackling poverty in their own neighbourhoods.<p>Justin Welby admitted that he never usually makes New Year's resolutions as he is "hopeless" at keeping them.<p>But the archbishop said in his first New Year's message as head …

Antarctica ship rescue plan foiled by weather

Passengers aboard a scientific research ship stuck in sea ice near the coast of Antarctica are preparing to spend another night on the vessel after plans to evacuate them by helicopter were aborted.<p>The rescue mission was cancelled in the early hours of Wednesday because of hazardous weather …

Philippine New Year celebrations leave hundreds injured

<b>At least one person has been killed and nearly 600 others injured by New Year fireworks and gunfire in the Philippines, officials have said.</b><p>A baby was killed by a stray bullet, and a teenager is reported to have been killed by a firecracker display.<p>The Department of Health says the injuries are up …

Fukushima ghost towns struggle to recover amid high radiation levels

Nearly three years after a major earthquake, tsunami and nuclear radiation leak devastated coastal and inland areas of Japan's Fukushima prefecture, 175 miles north-east of Tokyo, Namie has become a silent town of ghosts and absent lives.<p>Namie's 21,000 residents remain evacuated because of …

Israel 'proposes land swap' as part of peace deal with Palestinians

Israeli official have suggested a controversial land-swap arrangement with the Palestinians that could see 300,000 Arab citizens being transferred out of Israel's jurisdiction, it has been reported<p><b>Israel</b> has reportedly floated the controversial idea of land swaps with the <b>Palestinians</b> in a move …

Japan's homeless are being recruited to clean up the radioactive debris at Fukushima

Cleaning up radioactive waste in Fukushima may be one of the worst jobs in Japan. Clean-up of the site has fallen behind schedule and finding workers has been a challenge. Now it turns out, the homeless are among those being recruited for the job.<p>Antoni Slodkowski, one of the reporters who …

China's military presence is growing. Does a superpower collision loom?

Generally speaking, Japanese bureaucrats are not much given to exaggeration. So when a senior government insider in Tokyo, speaking off the record, recently compared the deteriorating security situation in East Asia to Europe in the 1930s amid the rise of fascism, it was time to sit up and take …

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Cambodian troops in riot gear break up strike

Cambodian troops armed with batons and rifles have broken up a protest by textile workers demanding a doubling of wages as part of a nationwide strike by unions allied with the main opposition party.<p>Witnesses said around 100 soldiers wearing riot gear and carrying assault rifles on Thursday used …