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Microsoft wants Xbox Live to power Android and iOS games

Xbox Live is primarily used in Microsoft’s consoles and Windows or Windows Phone games for achievements, friend lists, and game matchmaking. While Microsoft has experimented with achievements on iOS and Android recently, the company is planning to push Xbox Live cross-platform in a big way soon. …

Microsoft Cortana Digital Assistant Leaked in Photos

And yes, it looks a lot like Siri.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Rumors began circulating last year that Microsoft was working on Cortana--a competitor to Apple's …

Boeing Debuts Self-Destructing Android Smartphone

Tamper-proof phone for government agencies.<p>Primarily known for manufacturing airplanes and fighter jets, Boeing also has a communications division. …

[Update] Report: Young Man Shot By Police, Allegedly With Wii Controller In Hand

by Nack Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 05:16 PM<p>That's horrible... Rest in peace, buddy...<p>by 99TheCreator Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 05:18 …

Why PlayStation 4 Was the Best-Selling Console in January 2014

The PlayStation 4 was the best-selling next-gen console in the US last month, according to the latest estimates released by NPD. Although the exact numbers weren’t published, Sony says it sold nearly double the amount of its closest competitor, which NPD has confirmed as the Xbox One.<p>Although the …

Ford tells Congress it collects and protects some driver data

Last month Ford's Jim Farley made waves at the CES when it was reported he told show attendees, "We have GPS in your car, so we know what you're doing. By the way, we don't supply that data to anyone." Farley and Ford later partially retracted and clarified that statement.<p>Spurred by a desire for …

Tesla Model S Takes On 2014 Corvette Stingray At The Drag Strip: Video

Much has been made of the Tesla Model S's performance chops, particularly in the 85-kWh Performance version. But even more has been made of the 2014 …

Gran Turismo 6 patch comes with four new cars

The team at Polyphony Digital has released an update for <i>Gran Turismo 6</i> that adds the second part of the Red Bull X Challenge and four new cars.<p>The Red Bull X Challenge is available in the career mode and features Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel, who teaches players how to drive an …

Atlanta Weather Turns Nation's Worst Traffic Into Zombie Carpocalypse

It seems we can hardly go a week without some "winterpocalypse" these days. The latest bunch of water to fall from the sky causes widespread idiocy, …

Honda De-Detroits Controversial Civic Ad

Honda has found itself in a bit of a kerfuffle in the Detroit area over an ad it ran for the Civic coupe. The commercial contrasted images of protesters outside of Detroit’s Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse with happier themes—usually involving the new two-door Civic—later in the spot, with the …

Honda Releases Concept Model Data For 3D Printing, Including New Acura NSX

It's still not possible to 3D print an entire car, but Honda will offer the next best thing.<p>The Japanese automaker is making data from old concept …

Titanfall will get 'extra content' after launch, EA says

Respawn Entertainment's futuristic first-person shooter <i>Titanfall</i> will get downloadable content after the game's launch in March, Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson confirmed in an investor call today, though the details of the publisher's digital strategy are still under wraps.<p>"We're planning extra …

Game Scoop!: Discussing Vita's New Censored Game - IGN Video

Card battle game Monster Monpiece is having certain cards removed from the Western release. Here's why.

Rumor: Xbox One Might Be Getting Graphics Performance Patch

Microsoft may be looking to improve the Xbox One’s graphics performance, a new report from Hothardware.com suggests. Currently, 10% of the machine’s GPU is reserved for the motion-sensing Kinect, but a new patch could loosen that restriction. Sources say Microsoft could allow developers to make use …

EA Comments on Battlefield 4 Server Issues

"Launching Battlefield was a complex effort."<p>In the wake of announcing its third quarter 2013 results, EA executives have weighed in on Battlefield …

The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition details appear on Amazon (update: confirmed)

<i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> will get a deluxe Imperial Edition release, an unannounced package reportedly leaked via an image posted on Amazon, according to a report from GameTrailers.<p>The special-edition version of the massively multiplayer online role-playing game will come with a variety of physical …

Daily Fix Headlines for January 28, 2014

Today's top stories.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>On the Fix today, announcements left and right as an upcoming Titanfall beta gets the stamp of approval and Sly …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Events Near You<p>May<p>24<p>Thu<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>May<p>25<p>Fri<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Top Events<p>Jun<p>30<p>Sat<p>Power Plant Live!, Baltimore, …

Spaceships worth more than $200,000 destroyed in biggest virtual space battle ever

<i>EVE Online</i> has its own economics, politics, and trade systems, built almost entirely by players in the 10 years the game has been running. It also has its own wars, as huge alliances vie for control of tracts of space in the massively multiplayer online game. One such conflict came to a head …

Nintendo Boss Iwata Halves Pay as Profits Tumble

Iwata announces he's to take a pay cut.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Nintendo has released its nine-month financial results, revealing a continuing decline in …

Nintendo Posts FY3/2014 Earnings with Mixed Results; Wii U Lifetime Sales: 5.86 Million, 3DS 42.74 Million

Nintendo just posted its earnings results for the first nine months of the fiscal year 2014 (ending on December 31st).<p>Net sales amounted to 499.120 …

Nintendo President Iwata's Pay Cut by 50%, Miyamoto and Board of Directors Also Affected

Nintendo announced in a press conference held today in Osaka that President Satoru Iwata is going to accept a voluntary pay cut by 50% for the period …

On the Couch or At the Game: The Ultimate Super Bowl XLVIII Cheat Sheet

Super Bowl Sunday is rapidly approaching and if you’re like most fans, you’ll be huddled up with friends and family around the HD TV anticipating not just a competitive game but tremendous commercials – priced at $4 million a pop for 30 seconds! While it’ll be great to see the Broncos and their …

The Witcher 3: A Trio of New Screenshots Released

And they're absolutely gorgeous.<p>CD Projekt Red has released a trio of new screenshots for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to celebrate the launch of its new …

Dark Souls 2: Undead Players Can be Invaded

And you were worried they were going to make it easier?!<p>Dark Souls II will permit you to invade Hollow (undead) players, according to Namco Bandai …

Sales of EA games on Xbox 360 and PS3 dropping faster than expected

Sales of Electronic Arts' video games for older consoles have tailed off more quickly than expected, the publishing giant said yesterday. Blake Jorgensen, EA's chief financial officer, said there was a "much sharper decline than anticipated in demand for current-generation software," as third …

Ubisoft Hasn't Really Planned The End of Assassin's Creed

At least, not quite in the way we thought.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Claims that Ubisoft has planned the ending of the Assassin's Creed franchise are "not …

PlayStation Now Beta Invites Are Being Sent Now by Sony

The first wave of <i>PlayStation Now</i> beta invites has just been sent by Sony Computer Entertainment America, as reported by NeoGAF user tokyostomp.<p>Looks …