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What’s on TV this week: ‘Death Stranding’

Hideo Kojima's next game is almost here. Later this week you can finally play Death Stranding on your PS4 and probably either be confused about what exactly the game is, or thoroughly enjoy being confused about exactly what the game … Read the rest of this entry

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Hideo Kojima debuts six-minute ‘Death Stranding’ gameplay video

Death Stranding director/producer/designer/co-writer Hideo Kojima has revealed the first extended look at gameplay for his long-awaited next title. Unsurprisingly, given what we know about this game so far, it's pretty wild. Engadget RSS Feed

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NASA’s LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test

While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left to climbing robots like LEMUR, a technology developed by eng… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Watch the Rosetta probe fall into its death spiral this Friday

On September 30th, the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta probe will cap off its 12-year career surveying Comet 67P (aka Churyumov-Gerasimenko) by slowly descending to its surface. There the spacecraft will join its lander Philae, given up for los… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Project Ara’s death is bad news for the weird side of Google

Last week, Google announced that it was killing Project Ara, the company's modular smartphone initiative. Ara was easily one of the coolest and strangest things Google was working on, but the project always felt like a bit of a longshot. … Read the rest of this entry

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The Sims 4 launch day patch fixes babies, Death, and the “Big Hat of Shame”

The Sims 4 launched today, and you know what that means: The day-one patch is here! The first update to the new Sims game fixes a number of oddball issues including problems with Glitter and Abs, hibernating babies, and a … Read the rest of this entry

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Last Life hands-on: Could you solve your own death?

“Oh, you have to try Last Life,” Double Fine’s Greg Rice tells me. He’s everywhere at the publisher’s PAX East booth: playing a TowerFall-like prototype involving firing golf balls at your opponents, setting up Hack ‘n Slash demos for players, and making … Read the rest of this entry

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Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls hands-on: taking the fight to the angel of death

This feature originally appeared in PC Gamer UK issue 258. Diablo is hardly one of gaming’s greatest villains, let’s face it. His schemes are consistently thwarted, he’s one of the easiest boss fights in the series, and he looks like … Read the rest of this entry

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Hellraid trailer brings death and decisions with an “interactive movie prequel”

Welcome to the next evolution in trailer technology: the choose-your-own trailer. That’s right, you too can be killed by the first enemy you see, because evidently you made the wrong decision earlier in the story. Thanks for that Techland, I … Read the rest of this entry

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Dragon Age writer is leaving BioWare, but not because of death threats

On Thursday, Polygon posted an excellent story examining an open secret in the games development industry: interacting with the gaming community can mean talking to the worst in people. Among the developers interviewed in the story was Jennifer Hepler, a … Read the rest of this entry

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