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Don't be a hero - The full story behind Spec Ops: The Line

How Walt Williams, Cory Davis and Richard Pearsey made a war game into something like art.<p><i>This article contains discussion of specific plot and story "spoilers" from</i> Spec Ops: The Line<i>. If you are the type of reader who prefers to experience these kinds of game moments first-hand, we encourage you</i> …

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The 30 greatest video games that time forgot – part two

It's the second instalment in our look at games that perhaps don't invoke as much warmhearted nostalgia as they really ought to. Some of these were huge at the time, but have since been overlooked, other managed to slip completely under the radar.<p>Many of these will be familiar to veteran gamers, …

The 30 greatest video games that time forgot – part one

From early rhythm action to weird puzzlers, discover the best games most players have never heard of<p>History is not always kind to great games. Titles once heralded as masterworks are often lost as console cycles turn. Alternatively, there are the offbeat outliers completely shunned during their own …

Video Game Trends that are Killing Gaming Originality

In 2013 alone, 525 video games were released across all platforms and this year it’s expected to be even more with the new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 …

The psychology of video game addiction

"I would not inflict this game upon anyone" was the testimony of a gamer codenamed Leo as he looked into the camera, his left cheek illuminated, …

De La Soul Is Releasing Their Entire Catalog for Free Today

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For one day only, hip-hop legends De La Soul are making their entire catalog available for free …

PlayStation 4 Vs Xbox One: Why The Most Talked About Console May Not Be The Winner

For gamers waiting for the next generation of consoles, we’re finally into the home stretch. Sony's PlayStation 4 launch is just a week away on Nov. 15 and Microsoft's Xbox One launches a week after on Nov. 22. In early buzz, more people are talking about Sony’s new entry. But even with less of the …

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

In Devastating Detail, JPM Economist Explains Why The Growth Potential Of The United States Is Nothing Like It Used To Be

Bad news: owing mostly to demographics trends and slowing technological innovation, America may be facing a long road of low growth ahead.<p>In a new report, JPMorgan economist Michael Feroli explains why the country's future isn't what it used to be by demonstrating that potential GDP growth - a …

Economics

A Closer Look At Elon Musk's Much-Hyped Hyperloop

You can thank brainy billionaire Elon Musk's Hyperloop proposal for bringing electro-magnetic-powered transportation and the linear induction motor back into the public consciousness.<p>The Hyperloop is a system for really-really rapid transit. If built, Musk claims it can carry people about 800 miles …

It's time for more leading women in games

"If you're sick of the gender imbalance in today's video games, here's your chance to flip the table."<p>So begins Gender Bustin', a collective art project reacting, in part, to this telling statistic: only four percent of video games feature a female lead character. Overwhelmingly, games star males …

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …