Microsoft DeLorean Kills Streaming Game Lag By Predicting Your Next Move

Streaming video games could be so clutch, if it wasn't for maddening lag time. Microsoft researchers have a solution in DeLorean, a "speculative execution system" that predicts what you'll do next and shows you the most likely result—before you've even mashed a single button. » 8/23/14 4:41pm 8/23/14 4:41pm

A Mini-Survival Guide To JRPGs

So I recently convinced some friends of mine to try Japanese role-playing games (JRPG). Let me tell you, it was no easy task. It took a comparison of games they played in the past, and a pleasing price range to get them to consent. But even after the hassle they still treaded carefully and they have every… » 8/11/14 4:00am 8/11/14 4:00am

The Always Up to Date Calendar of Upcoming Video Game Releases

Our game release calendar is our attempt to make sure you never miss the latest releases, their limited collector's editions, or pre-orders deals on them. This is a big undertaking, so jump in the comments and help everyone out by telling us what our list is missing. Also check out our Movie and TV Release Calendar. » 8/04/14 5:15pm 8/04/14 5:15pm

Top 10 Greatest Motion-Capture Characters Of All Time

This weekend, we'll witness the evolution of Caesar, the ape revolutionary played by Andy Serkis in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. And next month, we meet Vin Diesel's Groot. But motion-capture has a proud history of innovation and great performances. Here are the 10 greatest mocap characters of all time. » 7/08/14 1:23pm 7/08/14 1:23pm

A Grandma Discovered This Untouched 1990s Arcade In Her New Building

Real estate is a fun adventure for many reasons, including the possibility that the building's former owner may have left something behind. That was the case recently when an elderly woman bought a building in Japan's Chiba prefecture, only to discover the perfectly preserved remnants of an old arcade on two floors. » 7/01/14 4:00pm 7/01/14 4:00pm

Grand Theft Auto V Update Gives You All The Cars You Really Want

Every day, or maybe every day, or possibly never, we are flooded by emails from readers. "Please, oh please, can I get an original 1969 Nissan Skyline GT-R in my Grand Theft Auto V," they all say. Worry no longer, as a big free update just gave us all the tasteful cars we always wanted. » 6/17/14 9:53am 6/17/14 9:53am

A Grown-Ass Man's Guide To Super-Hard Old Nintendo Games

This is a thing about playing old NES games that I couldn't beat as a kid to see if I could beat them now as an adult, but let me tell you this first: I had sex while wearing a Power Glove not that long ago. It's maybe the most impressive thing that I've ever accomplished in my whole entire life. The backstory to pull… » 6/13/14 2:10pm 6/13/14 2:10pm