Just like the automobile industry, destructive testing is the dark side of aircraft development. The fact is airframes have to be tested to their breaking point in order to ensure that they can withstand daily operational abuse in all types of conditions. When it comes to this extreme mode of testing, helicopters can…
China's National College Entrance Examinations are extremely hard and extremely important. The stress of this once in a year test is enough to put the best students on edge. For one mother in South China's Sichuan province, the end of the test was an opportunity to surprise her daughter with — cosplay!
This past weekend, literally this last Saturday and Sunday, millions of Chinese high school students sat through a test that will determine the rest of the their lives. Some will do well, some will fail but none have failed as miserably as the ones who were caught cheating!
We didn't get to see much of CCP's World of Darkness vampire MMO before it was officially canceled earlier this month. Now that early testers are no longer worried about breaking embargo, we're still not seeing much. Damn these are some dark screenshots.
Today's the day when the amount of teleporting happening on computers anywhere will start increasing exponentially. Or in the words of Cave Johnson, "You should be designing test chambers, right now and at all times, or by God I will fire you." The Perpetual Testing Initiative DLC that lets players create and share…
When a video game ships with tons of bugs, one excuse that gets thrown out is that it wasn't tested throughly enough. But what about the people who do the testing? Is there a way for them to get beyond filing bug reports and having a greater impact on development?
Seamless Entertainment's upcoming space combat sim SOL: Exodus is a game built for the most dedicated fighter pilots; the kind that long for the days of Wing Commander and Freespace, Privateer and X-Wing Vs. Tie Fighter. If you can prove your space sim passion, then we might just have a spot in the SOL: Exodus…
Capcom is calling Mega Man Legends 3 for the Nintendo 3DS the first Capcom game to be co-developed by fans. That's why there'll be a prototype version of the game available for testing as soon as Nintendo opens up the 3DS eShop.
Hopes of trading in the copy of Halo: Reach Xbox 360 system update testers are getting for participating flew out the window this morning, as these lovely warning covered Reach discs began arriving on testers' doorsteps.
Microsoft is seeking U.S.-based Xbox 360 owners to test out the next Xbox 360 system update, paving the way for an "updated Xbox 360 disc format", whatever the hell that means.
Microsoft wants to enlist your help in testing the Xbox Live network, rewarding volunteers willing to donate up to six hours of Xbox 360 time with crazy mad scientist goodies once the testing's done. Here's how to participate.
Valve is throwing on ongoing public beta test for Team Fortress 2, and everybody that owns the game is invited!
Terminal Reality put out the call for playtesters to go hands on with Ghostbusters: The Video Game a few weeks ago, giving local folks a chance to play the game months before its release.
Capcom is hunting for Bay-Area gamers to come to their secret lair and test out a super-secret game, eat potential cookies, and be showered with prizes, all in the name of focus testing. Their requirements are quite meager: