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Google buys military robot-maker Boston Dynamics

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1037000/1037334_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524664084_cd08745197aea9f80789807cad2fafef<p><b>Google has acquired the engineering company that developed Cheetah, the world's fastest-running robot and other animal-based mobile research</b> …

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World’s Most Terrifying Jaws

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.18.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>In the movie <i>Labyrinth</i>, David Bowie stars as …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

How Elder Scrolls Online’s character creation improves on Skyrim

Many people credit The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim as one of the best role-playing games in its genre, but, arguably, its character-creation system could have more options.<p>That doesn’t look like it’ll be a problem with The Elder Scrolls Online, the massively multiplayer fantasy online title coming from …

Battlefield 4 developer details multiplayer progression, rewards

Battlefield multiplayer traditionally features a deep system of ranks and upgrades, and <i>Battlefield 4</i> will be no different, developer EA DICE explained today in a blog post laying out the details of the game's progression.<p><i>Battlefield 4</i> offers 100 ranks (based on total score) going all the way up to …

New Assassin's Creed clothing line goes beyond the T-shirt

<b>Musterbrand's official clothing line for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag brings rare style to tie-in fashion.</b><p>Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is due …

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Zynga's free-to-play MOBA now available on Steam

<i>Solstice Arena</i>, Zynga San Francisco's free-to-play MOBA, is now available on Steam for Windows PC.<p>The game features 3 vs. 3 combat, PvP mode and co-op or single-player mode with bots. Players can customize their chosen Hero from any of the Sun, Moon, Earth, Iron or Void disciplines. According to …

Microsoft: Xbox One and PC cross-platform play "makes sense"

Cross-platform play between consoles like the Xbox One and PC "makes sense," according to Microsoft corporate vice president Phil Spencer. Speaking with AusGamers, the executive said such a connected ecosystem is in fact where he believes the industry is headed.<p>"I’m not allowed to leak things," …

Doctors play Super Monkey Ball 2 to warm-up before surgery

Surgeons at Florida Hospital Celebration Health are playing video games like <i>Super Monkey Ball 2</i> before performing surgery to warm-up and improve efficiency, the Orlando Sentinel reports.<p>Research conducted at the hospital with more than 300 physicians over three years found that those who warmed-up …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top 10 Next-Gen Video Games

<i>A look at some of the most promising games next-gen has to offer.</i><p>The following games are all next-gen <i>only</i> releases (though some launch on the perennial next-gen platform we call PC.)<p>I’ll write up a separate post about the best-looking cross-generation games in the near future. Likewise, these are …

Activision Blizzard completes buyback from Vivendi Universal in multi-billion dollar deal

Activision Blizzard recently bought back a controlling stake in itself from Vivendi Universal. The reacquisition was a joint effort by the company itself and an investment group that includes Activision CEO Bobby Kotick and Chairman Brian Kelly. When the dust settled, Activision Blizzard picked up …

Free-to-play brawler Batman: Arkham Origins launching for mobile devices

NetherRealm Studios will release a free-to-play brawler, <i>Batman: Arkham Origins</i> for iOS and Android, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced today.<p>The mobile version of <i>Arkham Origns</i> will allow players to fight against Gotham's most dangerous villains as Batman. Players …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

'Terminator'-style cube robots swarm and self-assemble

If you look down and see a series of colorful cubes crawling toward you, don't panic. It's not Tetris come to real life, but rather the creation of robotics researchers at MIT. The M-Blocks robots are cube-shaped modular bots with no external moving parts. Nonetheless, they can move, crawl over …

Robotics

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Grand Theft Auto 5 smashes 7 Guinness World Records

Rockstar Games' open-world title, <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, has smashed a total of seven world records, including the best-selling video game within 24 hours and the "fastest entertainment property" to generate $1 billion, according to Guinness World Records.<p>The Rockstar North-developed title reached $1 …

World's Largest Rubber Ducky Makes Its American Debut In Pittsburgh

QUACK QUACK! The giant 40-foot tall floating art installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman has finally arrived in America.

Drakengard 3 was developed with 'mature JRPG players' in mind, says director

<i>Drakengard 3</i>, the in-development prequel to the Drakengard role-playing game trilogy, was developed with "mature, more hardcore JRPG" players in mind, producer Takamasa Shiba told Polygon during a recent event demoing the title.<p>It has been eight years since the last game, <i>Drakengard 2</i>, launched on …