Troy Viechweg

39 Flips | 4 Magazines | 2 Likes | 1 Follower | @troyviechweg | Keep up with Troy Viechweg on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Troy Viechweg”

Upcoming 'Attack On Titan' Game Looks A Lot Like The Anime

The Omega Force developed <i>Attack on Titan</i> game for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita really looks a lot like the anime in the latest batch of screenshots.<p>Now we already know that from the teaser trailer (shown below) that the game would use a more visually stylized approached but it seems that Omega Force are …

Xbox One And PS4: Do Exclusives Actually Matter?

When it comes to the “console war –” though I’m not even sure we should be calling it that anymore –. It only makes sense, on a technical level. The Xbox One and PS4, despite OS and hardware differences, are hugely similar machines. Players use them for basically the same things, play mostly the …

Call of Duty

$1,000 Bounty for Mario 64 Glitch

Who needs red coins when you can get $1,000?!<p>A new Super Mario 64 glitch was discovered on Twitch and now there is a $1,000 bounty for it.<p>Famed Mario …

Stan Lee Explains Why ’Spider-Man’ Has To Be White & Straight After Controversy

Spider-Man! Spider-man! Does whatever a spider can! However, according to an agreement between Marvel and Sony, he can’t be anything but white and …

Here Are Miles Morales’ Best Moments As Spider-Man

Marvel Comics, and comic book publishers in general, have spent recent years putting an arguably much needed emphasis on diversifying comic books to represent the world we actually live in. Falcon has been promoted to Captain America, Kamala Khan (a Pakistani American teenager) is the new Ms. …

Comics

How to Move a PC Game to Another Hard Drive (Without Re-Downloading It)

So you’re running out of hard drive space (maybe on that fast-but-tiny SSD of yours), and you need to move a few of your PC games to another hard …

Operating Systems

How Hollywood Is Learning To Tell Stories In Virtual Reality

Google, Samsung, and Facebook have all invested in VR. Now they need help selling it to the public. Enter Hollywood.<p>The Valley has a looming problem. In 2013, Facebook spent $2 billion on the virtual reality headset company Oculus VR, and suddenly, virtual reality–once just a glorified hobby with …

Virtual Reality

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 poster leaks release date, beta for pre-orders

A <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 3</i> poster reportedly leaked from retailer GameStop reveals a few interesting details: the Treyarch game is coming out on Nov. 6, 2015, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.<p>Players who pre-order the game will get access to a pre-release beta, according to pre-order …

7 Artists Who Paint with Everything (Except Paint)

Get creative with fire, blood, gold, wine, coffee, sugar, and toothpaste.<p><i>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands.</i><p>In 2015, having sick painterly skills may not be enough to get yourself noticed. These artists distinguish themselves not least by what they paint, but with …

Would You Commit Frottage? This LA Show Revives One Of Surrealism's Chanciest Gambits

The Surrealist artist Max Ernst was obsessed with floorboards. As a boy, he’d stare at the wooden slats beneath his bed and see images as vividly uncanny as any dream. Years later, he sought to share his mania with the world by dropping sheets of paper on the ground and rubbing them with soft …

29 Seriously Cool Snow Sculptures That Will Make You Want Another Storm

~Blizzard wizards.~

Why Not Mix People Like Paint To Get Them To Collaborate? That’s What This Table Does

The painting palette is a wonderful design. An amorphous blob of flat wood, the palette is designed to allow an artist to easily mix paints. A dab here, a dab there, and an entirely new color is formed in the palm of your hand.<p>If it works in a studio, why shouldn’t it work in a school, or for that …

This is Destiny's most used weaponry

For both new and old-guard <i>Destiny</i> players the primary weapon of choice is the Vision of Confluence, a legendary scout rifle with plenty of damage upgrade options, according to developer Bungie's recent deep dive into its game stats.<p>"Weapon use in <i>Destiny</i> is pretty diverse and follows a very fat …

German Artist Creates Photorealistic Oil Paintings

Hyperrealistic paintings are always awe-inspiring, and the works of German artist Mike Dargas are no exception. His precise paintings are so rooted …

Art

Watch A Kitten Utterly Ruin This Guy’s ‘League Of Legends’ Video Game

The Internet loves cats. The Internet also loves video games. So, combining the two should be like peanut butter and chocolate, right? Sure… provided the cat’s not trying to play the game too.<p>In this adorable video discovered by Kotaku, YouTuber The World Of Dave documents an hour spent playing</i> …

Cats

Pouty Destiny players go aggro over free legendary weapons

"Would you rather have received nothing?"<p>This is the question my mother used to ask me when I was a child and complained about gifts that were closer to the "sock" end of the spectrum. It helped to put everything in perspective: I'll take the sweater every time if the second choice is a big</i> …

Positive Thinking

Miyamoto discusses next Nintendo console, amiibo cards, Mario movie

Nintendo, riding high on an increasing strong Wii U slate, has a lot in the works including possible Amiibo cards, discussions of a Mario movie and, yes, a new console, according to Nintendo chief creative Shigeru Miyamoto.<p>Miyamoto recently sat down with the Associated Press to discuss the year …

Chair with Sexy Curves Constructed Entirely from Two Pieces of Plywood

This gracefully curving wooden chair is one of the latest pieces exquisitely crafted by designer Alejandro Estrada. The <i>Pipo Chair</i>, produced for sale by Guatemalan manufacturer Piegatto, was imagined to utilize wood as the sole material for the entire design.<p>Flaring out at the arms, the layers widen …

Screwup means Assassin's Creed Unity's patch is the 40GB full game on Xbox One

The mishaps keep happening for <i>Assassin's Creed Unity.</i><p>The fourth major patch to fix a game deeply flawed at launch already weighed in at a chunky 6.7 gigabytes. But on Xbox One, a mistake means users will redownload the entire 40-gigabyte game. There's no timeframe for when this supersized download …

Gear VR fixes one of virtual reality's most annoying problems

Virtual reality can make your few moments of downtime feel surreal.<p>Last evening I was floating a few meters underwater, surrounded by half-submerged hunks of ice and Narwhals. I was "playing" a sort of passive underwater experience on the newly-released Gear VR, Samsung's portable virtual reality …

Microsoft is giving away free games, movies and more for Xbox One's first birthday

Some Xbox One early adopters are going to get a bunch of free goodies from Microsoft as the console celebrates its first anniversary this weekend. Microsoft is giving away free movies, themes, games and consoles to its more dedicated fans.<p>To celebrate the Xbox One's birthday on Nov. 22, Microsoft …

PS4 horror game Until Dawn is a pleasant surprise, even with its familiar horror tropes

If you watched this weekend's PlayStation Experience keynote, you have a good sense of what to expect from <i>Until Dawn</i>, the PlayStation 4 horror game that was once a PlayStation Move-powered PS3 title. It's a bit of a campy horror adventure in which a group of teenage victims are attacked in sequence …

Destiny's new hoverbike lets Guardians do crazy freestyle tricks

There's a new Sparrow coming to <i>Destiny</i> that will let Guardians pull off some kooky tricks: flips, twists, can cans, supermans and more. No longer are players limited to simply sitting down as they hoverbike their way through <i>Destiny</i>. Now they can freestyle, as you can see in the dubstep-fueled …

We go to hell with the first episode of 'Halo: Nightfall'

<i>Halo: Nightfall</i> is the star around which the future of the franchise orbits — in a solar system of Microsoft's creation.<p>This isn't the first time Microsoft acknowledged the gravitational pull between video games and live-action entertainment. Just two years ago, it released <i>Halo 4: Forward Unto …

11 genius portraits of music icons made out of cassette tape http://nmem.ag/BXUbH

Automatic Mahjong Tables are the Ultimate in Gaming Furniture

If you've ever passed a park in Chinatown and seen the older folks playing Mahjong, you've undoubtedly seen them manually "shuffle" the tiles between …

Mahjong

Guy lived in woods for 27 years, stole Pokemon from kids

An in-depth profile recently published in GQ tells the story of Christopher Knight, the "Maine Hermit" that lived alone in the Maine woods for nearly thirty years. He had no concept of the modern world (including the internet) when he finally returned to civilization, having almost no contact with …

11 Things You Need to Get Out of Your House NOW

Or otherwise known as, "How to not be a hoarder."<p><b>1. A Household Hazard</b><p>We're not talking poisonous products (although you should get rid of those, too). But more like that rug by the door you keep tripping on or that end table with the sharp edge you keep running into.<p><b>2. Decor That Reminds You of</b> …

Minimalism

Alienware Turns The Gaming PC On Its Head With New Area-51 Design

The rock group Queen had a popular song back in the day, that Alienware’s latest gaming PC somehow manages to harken back, ringing in my schoolboy head – <i>Fat Bottom Girls</i>, you make the rockin world go-round. Teenaged bravado aside, I do realize I’m dating myself but then again, I’m genuinely …