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The Makers Of ‘Leeroy Jenkins’ Didn’t Think Anyone Would Believe It Was Real

It was one of the first memes ever, a viral sensation that went mainstream back when people still used dial-up internet. Yet the cameraman behind “Leeroy Jenkins” still seems stupefied that anyone fell for it. “We didn’t think anyone would believe it was real, we thought it was so obviously satire,” said Ben “Anfrony” Vinson […]

Nintendo Eshop Goes Down For Christmas

As thousands (tens of thousands? Hundreds of thousands?) of people wake up this morning to find Nintendo Switches under their Christmas trees (Hanukkah bushes? Kwanzaa shrubs?), they are discovering that they can’t actually download any new games. For the past three hours, trying to log into the eShop has resulted in an error message with […]

The Week In Games: Style Savvy New Year

2018’s just around the corner. Fortunately, you can end the year in style with a new 3DS game. Style Savvy: Styling Star comes out on the 25th meaning a whole new generation of 3DS and 2DS owners will know the power of color coordinated outfits. Other than that it’s the end of the year, so don’t […]

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

No home DIYer should be without a multimeter. Here’s why. Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn’t get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer. If you don’t yet […]

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Why 4K isn’t enough: The case for higher resolutions

A 4K TV gives you more than 8 million pixels. You might think that’s plenty. But other tech needs even more. We’ve reached the point that nearly every new TV has Ultra HD “4K” resolution. Cheap media streamers output 4K, and more and more movies and games are in 4K too. With the exception of broadcast TV, […]

Four Years Later, Destiny’s Music Of The Spheres Has Leaked [UPDATE]

In late 2013, veteran Bungie composer Marty O’Donnell finished Music of the Spheres, an eight-part musical work designed to be released alongside Destiny. It never came out. But today, thanks to an anonymous leaker, the elusive work is finally on the internet—at least until the copyright strikes hit. Composed by O’Donnell, his partner Michael Salvatori, and former […]

As Destiny 2 Players Rage, Bungie Struggles To Respond

Throughout three years of Destiny and its sequel, several things have remained consistent. The shooting has always felt great. The aliens have always been fun to kill. And Bungie has always been unable to communicate with players in a way that doesn’t piss them off.  On Friday, Bungie announced plans to change the game’s experience system after […]

Ironsight – Futuristic online FPS announced for Western launch

Europe-based games publisher Gamigo recently announced it has obtained the publishing rights for Ironsight, a futuristic online first person shooter developed by Korean studio Wiple Games. Ironsight is currently scheduled to launch as a Free-to-Play title within the first quarter of 2018, with Gamigo focused on marketing the game in North America and Europe. First revealed […]

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Gaming PC Names Are Truly Embarrassing

  I am in the market for a brand new gaming PC—thank you Kirk Hamilton—so today I decided to start browsing a bit. And I discovered the glory of video game PC branding. It’s sort of like Taco Bell crossed with Hot Topic. Here is a list of actual names of actual gaming PCs that […]

Valve Will No Longer Accept Bitcoin as Payment for Games on Steam

Digital gaming giant Valve has announced that some 18 months after adding the ability to buy games on Steam with Bitcoin, it will no longer accept BTC as a method of payment. The original decision to accept the cryptocurrency was never seen as a make-or-break affair for Bitcoin’s acceptance as legal tender, but Steam’s dominance […]

Ironsight – Futuristic online FPS announced for Western launch

Europe-based games publisher Gamigo recently announced it has obtained the publishing rights for Ironsight, a futuristic online first person shooter developed by Korean studio Wiple Games. Ironsight is currently scheduled to launch as a Free-to-Play title within the first quarter of 2018, with Gamigo focused on marketing the game in North America and Europe.   […]

Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon to feature new form of Lycanroc

Trainers all over the world who are looking towards the next chapter in Pokemon will have a new form of Lycanroc to add to their rotation. Dusk Form Lycanroc was revealed on the Pokemon website yesterday and appears to be a crossover between the current Midday and Midnight Form. Check it out: The Dusk Form […]

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Pick Up Assassin’s Creed Origins For Just $30

Assassin’s Creed Origins is largely a return to form for the series, and you can pick it up for just $30 on Amazon today. If you just got a new PS4 or Xbox One, you could do a lot worse for your first game purchase. No related posts.

Use your gadget to make a difference for those alone this Christmas

Commentary: If there’s one day when a gadget can truly make a difference to people, it’s this one. For some people, Christmas is neither happy nor merry. Just one message, one thought, can make all the difference. Alexey Dulin / EyeEm It’s lonely. Oh, they might not want to admit it. They might say they’re […]

Elon Musk brilliantly sums up sad state of 2017

Commentary: The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX worries about the bizarre ways the modern world has begun to think. Does his critiqu What has the world come to? Mark Brake / Getty Images It’s been a strange and troubling year. The tech world, supposedly the home of rational thought and inspiration, has suddenly become a […]

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Google Doodle marks Christmas as part of holiday series

The search giant is telling the story of a flock reuniting throughout the Holiday Season.   Google’s flock reunites. Google celebrated Christmas with the second installment of it holiday doodle series, depicting a pair of gift-bearing penguins reuniting with their “warm-weather relatives.” The polar creatures are greeted by their warm weather “relatives” with open wings and what […]

The Last Months Of Gazillion Entertainment, Maker Of Marvel Heroes

November 22nd should have just been game designer Anthony Gallegos’ birthday. But circumstances were unusual this year. His employer, Marvel Heroes developer Gazillion Entertainment, had put him and the rest of its staff on unpaid furlough earlier that week. He didn’t know when he’d see his next paycheck. His dog Shasta had just been diagnosed with cancer, […]

Warface – Team-based PVE map against cyborgs added in new update

Global publisher My.com is pleased to announce a new update for Warface which includes the brand-new special operation “Blackout”, new weapon skins and a new rank. In Blackout, players find their co-op team stranded in a merciless desert storm. The signal is lost, leading to a blackout in communications, deep in enemy territory and surrounded […]