One Year Later, Should You Get An Xbox One Or A PS4?


People ask us all the time whether they should buy a new-gen console? Should they get an Xbox One? A PS4? For a year, we've told people to not bother with either. Now, we think you should make the leap, especially if you're a console-only gamer. But which one to get? » 11/20/14 3:00pm Today 3:00pm

10 Characters Who Should Have Read The Damn Instruction Manual

Sometimes you get hold of a nifty new piece of gear, and you just want to try it out without wasting time with the manual. After all, what's the worst that could happen? A lot, it turns out. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy stories where people didn't read the instructions... with disastrous results. » 11/20/14 2:40pm Today 2:40pm

Shadow of Mordor DLC Lets You Play As A Lady

If you feel like adding some estrogen to your orc-slaying experience, today is your lucky day—Warner Bros. just launched a free new DLC pack (for PS4/Xbox One/PC) that will let you replace boring ol' Talion with a lady whose full title must be spelled out every time she's mentioned: Lithariel, the Warrior Commander of… » 11/20/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

How Rankings For Super Smash Bros Characters Have Changed Over The Years

Super Smash Bros. is one of the great cult series out there. But Super Smash Bros. Melee, the 2001 GameCube version, has an interesting wrinkle: It's been out for 13 years and has never been patched, but over time, among serious players, characters have fallen in and out of favor among serious players, despite never… » 11/20/14 12:31pm Today 12:31pm

Discounts On Your Favorite Gaming Peripherals, Pre-Black Friday Deals

We've got a ton of great peripheral deals today, the highlights though (at least for gamers) are the Razer DeathAdder gaming mouse for $40, and the Razer BlackWidow mechanical keyboard for $90. Those were your favorite gaming mouse and keyboard, respectively, and we've never seen them for this cheap before. » 11/20/14 12:15pm Today 12:15pm

The Folks Behind Halo Say They're Fixing Matchmaking Today

As has become something of a tradition in the world of video games, Halo: The Master Chief Collection launched with some serious problems—after it came out last week, players struggled with matchmaking and online play in the collection of Halo ports ad remakes. Today, hopefully, things will get at least a little… » 11/20/14 9:42am Today 9:42am

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