How to Get Started Reading Comics That Have Been Running For Decades

Comic book movies are the most popular thing since they started releasing magic movies during the holidays. Comics themselves, on the other hand, are much harder to get into. Here's how to find a place to jump in if you're overwhelmed by decades-long comic book stories. » 3/18/15 10:00am 3/18/15 10:00am

The Complete Guide to Choosing (or Building) the Perfect Standing Desk

Standing desks are popular, but choosing a good one is no easy task. You could go with a motorized, whole desk replacement, or DIY a simple solution. You could even buy an adjustable attachment to go on top of your existing desk. Let's talk about what you may need in a standing desk, what you can get for your… » 1/28/15 8:00am 1/28/15 8:00am

How to Set Up Triple Monitors for Super-Widescreen Gaming (and Work)

Using more than two monitors used to be a luxury for those with the biggest PC building budgets. These days, large, high-resolution displays are affordable, and graphics cards are more powerful than ever. If the thought of gaming (or working) on three displays at once entices you, here's how to make it happen. » 1/21/15 8:00am 1/21/15 8:00am

How To 'Ground Pound' And Other New Moves In Halo 5's Multiplayer Beta

Now that the Halo 5 multiplayer is officially in session, you might want to pull off one of those new movement abilities you may have heard of. » 12/19/14 5:00pm 12/19/14 5:00pm

How To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner: A Strategy Guide

How does one eat a Thanksgiving meal? On its face this might seem like a ridiculous question, and also everywhere else too. I mean, who doesn't know how to eat? (Excepting the British, of course.) Thanksgiving is marked, more than anything else, by its abundance of tasty foodstuffs; practically speaking, it is a… » 11/27/14 12:30pm 11/27/14 12:30pm

Getting Started With The Pokémon Trading Card Game

Every year I watch the Pokémon National Championships, and every year it gives me the itch to return to the Pokémon Trading Card Game something fierce, but with store shelves flooded with countless colorful card packs, I didn't know where to start. So I turned to The Pokémon Company for help. » 9/30/14 5:00pm 9/30/14 5:00pm

How To Cancel Your EA Access Subscription

Say you, like many people, excitedly signed up for a recurring $4.99 a month payment to gain access to EA's new subscription service for the Xbox One, only to be underwhelmed by the meager early offerings. There's no easy way out, but there is a shortcut home. » 8/12/14 8:00pm 8/12/14 8:00pm

​How To Beat 400 Games In 4.5 Years

In January of 2010, I decided to change my outlook on how I manage my gaming time, how I collect games, and how I contend with the nemesis that so many gamers share: the dreaded backlog. » 7/18/14 3:00pm 7/18/14 3:00pm

How to Build Your Own Do-Anything 4K-Capable Desktop

While it's a bit early to say that 4K has officially "landed," it's not far off. The benefits are tangible, especially if you have 4K-capable gear. That's right: There's more to a 4K PC than a display packed with pixels. Here's what you need—and need to know—to build a 4K desktop that handles anything you throw at it. » 6/04/14 8:00am 6/04/14 8:00am

How To Build A Warplot In WildStar

A couple weeks ago I wrote an article about Warplots, the build-a-base endgame player-versus-player mode in the upcoming science fiction MMO WildStar. Shortly after that, the fine folks from Carbine and NCsoft came knocking at my door, peering through the keyhole and asking "Do you want to build a Warplot?" » 5/06/14 9:12am 5/06/14 9:12am

Americans confirm Japanese scientific research on how to eat a burger

We know that Japanese researchers claim to have found the perfect way to eat a burger, one that guarantees perfect bites and doesn't get you or your plate dirty. But does it really work? America—the land of the burger—had to confirm it. It works! » 2/11/14 11:42am 2/11/14 11:42am

How they made The Lego Movie (Spoiler: Free Lego + computers + awesome)

Everyone is crazy about The Lego Movie—solid story, nonstop humor, good characters, and absolutely spectacular visuals. It's not surprising, looking at how much work and care these people put inside this film—and how much fun they had making it. » 2/10/14 6:13pm 2/10/14 6:13pm

How to Sync Your Saved PC Games Between Computers with Dropbox

Wouldn't it be great if you could start playing a game on one computer, save it, then pick up where you left off on another computer? Here's how to sync all your game saves with Dropbox. » 1/14/14 5:00pm 1/14/14 5:00pm

Easy Ways To Remember Pokémon Weaknesses In X And Y

Pokémon may seem like a simple game to outsiders, but fans know how complex it can really get. With the release of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, there are now a total of 718 pocket monsters to choose from. Each one can learn dozens of different attacks, and their strengths and weaknesses can vary greatly. » 11/11/13 10:00am 11/11/13 10:00am

How To Get The Jungle Ghosts Achievement In Call Of Duty: Ghosts

Every Call Of Duty has its required stealth mission, and the "don't get caught" achievement to go with it. The Jungle Ghosts achievement is somewhat frustrating to get, but check out this video and you'll ghost right through it. » 11/05/13 11:30am 11/05/13 11:30am

How to Optimize Your Mac for Gaming

You may not immediately think "gaming" when you think "Mac," but there are tons of games for the Mac these days, and some of the most popular PC games are also available for OS X. Let's take a look at a few ways to make those games run as smoothly as possible. » 10/25/13 4:00am 10/25/13 4:00am

How To Beat Deathstroke, Batman: Arkham Origins' Most Annoying Boss

Deathstroke is one of the eight assassins sent to kill Batman in Batman: Arkham Origins, so he should be a formidable opponent. The problem is, he's a bit too tough, resulting in a pretty frustrating boss fight. Take a look at the video above for how to get through it. » 10/25/13 10:40am 10/25/13 10:40am

How To Make Your Own 3D Print Of A Video Game Character

I recently 3D printed a Faceless Void in color. It came out super nice. I have a mini-tutorial for 3D printing non-colored DOTA heroes, but someone asked me how to print the colored version. » 6/27/13 2:00pm 6/27/13 2:00pm