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Sony abandoned plans to measure gamer sweat on PS4 controllers

Before Sony arrived at its final design for the DualShock 4 controller, the company trialled prototypes that measure skin conductivity to detect a player's emotions. In an interview with <i>Stuff</i>, Sony's lead system architect Mark Cerny says the company "looked at pretty much any idea [it] could think …

Ubisoft says the only games worth making are blockbuster franchises

Ubisoft is only interested in releasing video games that can be developed into successful (and lucrative) franchises. Tony Key, the publisher's VP of sales and marketing, made that message abundantly clear in a recent interview with <i>A List Daily</i>. "That's what all our games are about; we won't even …

Why Sony Is Betting On Indie Games For the PS4

Octodad is the sort of game Adam Boyes, Vice President of Developer and Publisher Relations at Sony, likes to talk about. It is, suffice it to say, weird. You play a simple father who is just trying to do his best to exist in the world and raise his kids, without anyone finding out that he’s an …

Press Start: Xbox One and PS4 video sharing details, Steam to be taken to court, and more

A selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.<p>Xbox One records the last five minutes of your gameplay | Eurogamer.net<p>This week the …

Texans place S Ed Reed, RB Arian Foster on active-PUP list

Getty Images<p>The Texans have placed running back Arian Foster (calf), safety Ed Reed (hip) and wide receiver DeVier Posey (Achilles) on the active / …

Matt Ryan Will Reward Atlanta Falcons for Lucrative Contract Extension

When Matt Ryan led the Atlanta Falcons to a 30-28 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in the divisional round of the playoffs, it marked progress.<p>I'll put that out there right away, because Ryan's doubters are inevitably going to say he's "not a winner" or something of that nature after the …

Jay Cutler Will Benefit from Waiting to Sign Extension

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery made headlines as the players reported to training camp by saying the team will not agree to contract extensions with any player until the end of the season. This team tactic can only help quarterback Jay Cutler.<p>Cutler is OK with the team's tactic and …

PS3 Wireless Headsets Will Be Compatible With The PS4

It is a little surprising that older Xbox 360 headsets will not be compatible with the new Xbox One console. Though Microsoft is working on an …

Ranking the Worst Free-Agency Signings in LA Lakers History

The Los Angeles Lakers are entering what appears to be a tanked season. Despite Kobe Bryant's best wishes, both Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace will not be returning to help the Lakers make another putrid attempt at making the playoffs.<p>Despite the morbidity of the situation, all hope is not …

LA Bankruptcy Could Be Two To Three Years Away, Says California Pension Reform President (VIDEO)

LA could be two to three years away from the same kind of bankruptcy that Detroit faces, says Daniel Pellissler, president of California Pension Reform, a political organization dedicated to fixing California’s pension crisis.<p>"I think your city of Los Angeles is probably two to three years away …

California, L.A. Rank High as 'Honest' Places

The company adds that 8 out of 10 Angelenos thought L.A. would be less honest than it actually was. L.A. got a high honesty score of 97 percent. We …

Beachcombing

A hundred years ago, one of the best cheap meals along the coast was abalone, a type of sea snail that lives on rock. But if you’re under 40, you’ve …

The Dish on L.A. Dating: Where to Go, What It Costs

<i>By Harper Wayne, Party Earth writer.</i><p>Los Angeles is known for many things -- celebrities, sunny weather, and the fact that it's a notoriously difficult city to date in, to name a few. With the variety of things to do in Los Angeles, it's surprising that it has a reputation for being one of the …

The top 10 biggest auto failures of the past decade (photos)

The folks at Edmunds.com recently listed the top 10 auto failures of the past decade, using criteria like sales performance, design, and practicality.<p>…

This is Pretty Much the Look of Huge Capitol Records Towers

We have a bit more information on the just-approved <b>Millennium Hollywood</b> project and its <b>35- and 39-story towers</b>, set to flank the Capitol Records Building. This might be a good news/bad news situation. On the positive side, the developer has released details of some of the community benefits that …

Amanda Bynes Soaks Dog In Gasoline During Driveway Fire, Could Be Schizophrenic

Just when you may have been sympathizing with Amanda Bynes after her driveway inferno caused her to be placed on a 5150 hold earlier this week, …

WeHo's Movietown Plaza Starts Work at the End of This Year

If you're sick of hearing about the long-proposed, still-unrealized Movietown mixed-user on the east end of West Hollywood, imagine living in the area and staring at that broke-down Santa Monica Boulevard stripmall site every day. The mostly-abandoned plaza will get even emptier on <b>August 31</b> when …

Hollywood Skyscrapers Project Approved By City Council

Hollywood, looks like you're the likely future home of two shiny new skyscrapers. Despite heavy opposition of the Millennium Hollywood project, the …

Notre Dame

Andrew Bynum slights Los Angeles Lakers fans while praising Cleveland Cavaliers fans

The Los Angeles Lakers have not had a good summer, losing Dwight Howard to the Houston Rockets and facing a difficult season that could very well end …

Basketball

Could Michigan Give Alabama a Run for Its Money in 2013?

After getting blasted 41-14 by Alabama in its opener last season, would Michigan have a chance to reverse the outcome if the two met again in 2013?<p>Even though the epic nature of the game faded as the season reached its climax, don’t forget that coming into the hype-filled Week 1 clash, the …

Gold Cup 2013: USA to play Panama in final

The United States are in the Gold Cup final once again, thanks to their 3-1 win over Honduras. They will meet Panama, who beat Mexico for the second time in the tournament.

Your digital game library will be accessible from any PlayStation 4, says Sony

The digital games you buy on your PlayStation 4 will apparently travel with you, virtually, when you move from console to console. Sony R&D senior team leader Neil Brown detailed as much at Develop today. "You can visit your friend's house you can log into your account and play any game from your …

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

More details on Far Cry 4 "soon," says Ubisoft

Ubisoft has promised to reveal more details about a new Far Cry game soon.<p>Speaking to GameSpot, Ubisoft senior vice president of marketing and sales Tony Key said that the commercial and critical success of Far Cry 3 has ensured a sequel. "We’re totally psyched from [Far Cry 3]. It’s a great brand, …