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Microsoft won't turn your Xbox One into a PC, it wants to turn your PC into an Xbox One

Don't believe the hype<p>The value in launching a gaming console is the ability to control the things that are sold on that console. For a company like Microsoft, the value of the garden is directly proportional to the height of the wall around it.<p>Don't believe Microsoft when it says the company wants …

Windows 10

Xbox: Start to Continue

An exclusive look inside Microsoft’s plan to turn your Xbox into a PC<p>It was a rare sunny day in Seattle and Phil Spencer seemed very pleased. Sitting across from me in a meeting room at Microsoft’s sprawling Redmond campus, the head of Xbox smiled as he talked, mixing serious discussion about the …

Why PlayStation VR may be the best platform for Eve: Valkyrie

Social features and hardware comfort make up for graphical shortcomings<p><i>Eve Valkyrie</i> from CCP Games is a first for virtual reality. Not only is the game coming to all three of the major VR platforms — the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR — but it will support cross-platform play. No matter …

Revealed: Sony's plan for PlayStation 4K - codename Neo

Ever since the mid-generational PlayStation 4 upgrade was revealed, and then confirmed, the big story we've all been chasing is the complete lowdown …

Computer Hardware

A Very Small Feature Is A Huge Win For Playstation VR

There are three major competitors coming into the VR space right now. There’s Facebook's Oculus Rift, the frontrunner in terms of media coverage in mindshare, there’s the high-end HTC Vive with full body tracking and neat little wands, and then there’s the more mass market-ready Playstation …

The making of PlayStation VR | Polygon

Magic Lab<p>Prototypes<p>"I’m going to disappoint you. There’s no one person really you could say, ‘Hey, he’s the architect.’"<p>Refinement<p>The games<p>The price<p>"If you just talk about the high-end quality, yes, I would admit that Oculus may have better VR. However, it requires a very expensive and very fast …

PlayStation VR

20 Insanely Great Radiohead Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

Radiohead are up to something. It's been five years since the band released <i>The King of Limbs</i>, but with the arrival of headlining dates at summer …

Radiohead

Darth Maul Fan Film Gives 'Star Wars' Villain His Due Dilligence

Even though <b>Star Wars: The Phantom Menace</b> only gave <b>Darth Maul</b> a total of 15 minutes of screen time and a handful of lines (which were delivered by</i> …

Star Wars

From the Forums — Which Galaxy S7 is best for the Gear VR?

All Gear VR experiences are not created equal. Many of the newer, more capable apps don't run on the Galaxy Note 4. Using a Galaxy S6 means you get …

This video card's 'VR Edition' is clever

HDMI on the front!<p>So how do you design a video card specifically for virtual reality? EVGA thinks it has at least one answer. The EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti VR EDITION isn't just a powerful card, it comes with hardware to make the act of using your virtual reality headset a bit easier.<p>The secret is in …

'VR Lens Lab' Puts Your Prescription into Samsung Gear VR

Bespectacled Gear VR owners know the drill: smash into the headset for as long as your temples and poor nose can stand, and hope that you’re not …

Hands-on with the new Xbox One experience — see what’s different

<i>Cortana isn’t officially in this build of the New Xbox One Experience, but you can unlock it. Here’s our how-to guide.</i><p>The Xbox One is about a month away from getting a major overhaul, but we’ve got an early look and want to give you an idea of what to expect.<p>The New Xbox One Experience (NXOE), as …

Encryption might be the reason we've never heard from aliens, says Snowden

Edward Snowden thinks he might have an answer to the Fermi paradox — the cosmological puzzle of why, given that the universe is so very old and so very big, we haven't heard from any aliens yet. Speaking with Neil deGrasse Tyson on the astrophysicist's <i>StarTalk</i> podcast (the relevant section starts …

If Your Kid Is a Picky Eater, It Could Signal Something Far Worse

A new study links extreme fussiness to psychiatric problems.<p>If a child refuses to eat anything but cheese pizza, don't just dismiss it as a phase. A new study finds that kids who are extra selective about what they eat are at a higher risk of psychiatric problems down the road.<p>Researchers from Duke …

How to download and install Windows 10 without using Windows Update

Windows 10 launched today (read our review), but because Microsoft is releasing its new OS in waves, not everyone can get it right away. Furthermore, some users are having trouble with Windows Update (on one of my PCs, I got an error last night, and this morning it simply got stuck on “Checking for …

Windows 10 tips for gamers: How to save your bandwidth, do a clean install, and more

Just because you have a new operating system doesn’t mean everything is working like it should.<p>Windows 10<p>New Windows 10 game<br>• How to get Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition<p>Here’s a secret: If you installed Windows 10 today, you agreed to have your computer act as a peer-to-peer host for sharing Windows …

Project Morpheus is almost ready — it just needs games

The VR hardware is close, but the software is a bigger challenge<p>The consumer version of Project Morpheus — Sony's foray into the world of virtual reality — is slated to launch in the first half of next year. But the device itself is basically ready right now. "On the hardware side," says Shuhei …

Here's Hoping No Man's Sky Isn't the Next Elder Scrolls: Arena

I want to think well of <i>No Many’s Sky</i>, a game — at least I think it’s a game — about ripping off into an infinitely big, infinitely procedural, …

Imprisoned As I Lay Dying singer claims Christian rock bands fake faith

Tim Lambesis, the As I Lay Dying frontman who was sentenced to six years in prison for conspiring to kill his estranged wife in May, has claimed that his band faked their faith in order to continue to appeal to Christian fans.<p>Speaking to Alternative Press in the days ahead of his sentencing, …

'Han Solo simulator' — No Man's Sky developer says the sci-fi game's tech came after the idea

You come stumbling out of a cave on another planet. The sky is yellow, and the flora comes in shades of orange and crimson. Dinosaur-like creatures walk along the shore of a lake, and an antlered herbivore makes a run for it when it sees you coming. Suddenly, you find your spaceship. You climb in, …

Ten Things To Know As You Start Playing 'Watch Dogs'

I published my massive 3,600 word review of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs late last night, but I thought it would be wise to write a separate, shorter post to ease new players into the game with tips and hints I learned in my 20+ hours of gameplay over the weekend. There are a few things I wish I knew from …

Oculus Rift can now be used to simulate being a bird

A group of deisgners at Zurich University in Switzerland have figured out a way to simulate bird travel using the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset: meet Birdly.<p>Birdly uses the Rift, along with a fan, scent machine and rather complex setup to make players feel like they're birds. Players "flap" …

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer and Details Leaked

Footage from 2014's Call of Duty surfaces ahead of planned May 4 reveal.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> In the wake of the leak the official trailer has since been released. …

The Futuristic Tech of the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer

Because night vision goggles are passé.<p>H.G. Wells once wrote that every time he saw a bicycle he no longer despaired for the human race. In that …

The Guide to Playing NES Today

So, you found your old faithful Nintendo tucked away in your closet and got the 8-bit bug again. Or perhaps you found one in your uncle’s attic, a …

Retrogaming

Analysis – New Net Neutrality Rules Could Drive Up Game Prices

In January 2014, a United State appeals court ruled that some elements of the Federal Communication Commission’s net neutrality rules were …

How Survios plans to make virtual reality gaming a full body experience

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>The more times I strap on an Oculus Rift headset, the more I notice the quality of the memories formed …

15 Movies You Should See This Summer

Come May, three highly anticipated movies will make their way into theaters.<p>Past the web-slinging, transforming, and roaring monsters and superheroes are a few films you may not have heard of with talent ranging from Scarlett Johansson to the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman.<p>We've gone through more …

Movies

Why Watch Dogs went into hiding

It just wasn't fun. Not all of the time. Not for everyone.<p><i>Watch Dogs</i> was just a month away from shipping last year when Ubisoft announced it was delaying the game. It was a surprising move for a game with so much anticipation built up around it, one that looked like it could have been one of the …