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by matistry

NBA 2K15 Platform Discussion
As a faithful Playstation devotee for the past eighteen years, I find myself interested in buying the new PS4 despite my waning attention to video gaming in recent years.
However, I find myself figuratively salivating after seeing the gorgeous screen caps for NBA 2K15.
Sound Off:
1 - What do you think is the best platform for this game?
2 - Would I sacrifice too much (e.g., graphics, game play, experience, etc.) if I were to just purchase the game for PS3 which I already have?
[This was my first...

by dave

Lines lines line. Share your gadget line-waiting stories!
Hundreds of people wait in line for the iPhone 6 launch. Via @KristinaParts: https://twitter.com/KristinaParts/status/512937206479351808
Thousands of people lined up at stores all across the country (and world) this weekend as Apple released their latest phones to an eager populace.
I have to admit, I myself even woke up at 4am to go wait in line — I did pre-order, but it wasn’t going to arrive for another 3 - 4 weeks. But to quote a Miss Veruca Salt: “I want it... Read more →

by Met

Want to Play Destiny... Which Console to Buy?
I've never really been a PlayStation guy.. Went from SNES to N64 to Xbox to PC (and almost bought a 360 many times). Especially for an FPS, I think there is no better controller than the sexy Xbox controller.
I played the Destiny beta on the Xbox. I liked it there. I want to get it on the Xbox. However, I looked through the game library of the Xbox and there doesn't really seem to be many good games out. I'm not really an FPS kinda guy. I prefer action/adventure games along the lines of Ninja... Read more →

by kris

Destiny is coming!
Tomorrow Destiny arrives for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Reviewers started receiving their copies over the weekend and the servers went online today. Of course, that means no day-one reviews tomorrow, so gamers will be picking the game up tomorrow based on the Bungie name, the pre-release news and trailers and of course, the hype.
Bungie explained their decision... Read more →

by frankspin

Have you replaced your remotes with a mobile device?
Ever since I picked up a Harmony One I have been singing its praises. To me it's the perfect device for the living room with its sleek profile and convenient to reach buttons. This is why it pains me every time I go to use it and notice buttons not responding as well as they once did: it's on its last legs. Naturally, these aren't made anymore and the options from Logitech aren't great. The Hub is a... Read more →

by e4xtream

PlayStation Now: What it should look like.
PlayStation Now has just entered the open beta in the US & Canada for PS4 owners and the comments sections of every game review site have been littered with the outrage at the admittedly outrageous prices. The following is my attempt to illustrate what I believe the PS NOW service should actually look like in order to:
  1. Earn its place in the world
  2. Provide Outstanding Value to PlayStation Gamers and Gaming as a whole
  3. Innovate and break down expectations and traditional ways in a digital world
  4. Much...
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by dave

What do you want to know about the Destiny beta?

The Destiny beta is here for PS4 owners (Xbox One owners, you get it next week)! Our own Ben Gilbert has been spending a lot of time playing through the beta and finding out everything there is to know. Did you miss out on getting access to the beta and have some burning questions? Ask them below and we'll get Ben to drop some knowledge!

by dave

Want early access to the Destiny beta? Win a code, right here!
Bungie’s latest game, Destiny, will be available on September 9th. That’s a long time to wait! Well, guess what? We’re giving away 30 Destiny beta codes this week! Take that, ongoing passage of time!
Want a chance to win a beta code for your favorite platform? Just follow these directions.
  1. Add your console to your have list (Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360 or Xbox One). You can add it to your list by visiting any of the
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by Andalusio

Ubisoft's Upcoming Games and TV Projects
Just curious on what Ubisoft have in store at E3 2014 for the current consoles, and if Ubisoft Motion Pictures might share details about any new programs, or even episodes of "Rabbids Invasion", that might complement those gaming titles on Xbox One.

Most especially would like to see early details about the rumored "Prince of Persia" on UbiArt Framework, if true, and "Assassin's Creed" the movie.

But, what do you guys expect from Ubisoft?

by TimSeppala

What's in your home-theater setup?
After about three years of building, scrimping and saving my home theater is finally complete and I'm curious what the Engadget forum-members have in their theater or living room. Here's my setup:
Display: 65" Panasonic VT60
Speakers: Klipsch Quintet (they're the 2011 models),
Subwoofer: 12-inch Klipsch Synergy HG 300W (it hits 24Hz and makes me very happy)
A/V Receiver: Onkyo TXNR515
Components: PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii U, a crappy Comcast SD cable box, Chromecast
Oh and for... Read more →

by TimSeppala

E3 reveals?
So, we're about two months away from E3 (Paris Fashion Week for games, for the uninitiated), what do you want to see from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony? Given that everyone's new hardware is out in the wild, the focus this year is likely going to be on games, games, games, games and possibly a bit of VR.
No one knows what any of the platform holders have in store for this fall, but there are a handful of third-party games... Read more →

by dave

How close do you sit in front of the TV when gaming?
I've been playing a lot of BF4 lately and had an interesting realization. I sit entirely way too close to the television when I play games. I think my original justification for it is that I wear glasses, so I need to sit closer to see. Except I wear glasses when I play, so it makes that point moot.
Anyway, I sit about 3 to 5 feet away from the 32" TV that I use for gaming. I'm sure that it's not good for my eyes, but hey. How close do you find yourself sitting in...

by TimSeppala

The Engadget Game Club
Taking a page from our database czar Kris, I thought that a good way to encourage us to finish a game a month would be to have a place where we could talk about what we're playing. Today marks the release of the survival horror game Outlast on PS4 (finally!) and I thought this would be a great place to start. It's a free download if you're a PS+ subscriber, or $20 if you aren't and I'm going to imagine it isn't... Read more →




by DaBash

Should Nintendo also acquire a franchise to attract hard-core gamers?
When Microsoft made the move to purchase the Gears of War franchise, I immediately thought about Nintendo. Nintendo lacks a hard-core gaming audience and although it has succeeded many times without that audience, I think the best way to start gaining their attention would be to purchase a franchise that already exists instead of trying to build one from scratch. No existing franchise will want to build for Nintendo exclusively due to the risk of lack of sales but if it was bought out by... Read more →

by adidigm

Pathmaking in Games
I am working on a Master's thesis in architecture and am interested in pathmaking and pathfinding as they are implemented in the virtual worlds of gaming. There appear to be two basic approaches to both: manual (i.e., designed) and procedural (i.e., algorithmic like roguelikes). My goal is to apply strategies garnered from an analysis of these topics to an architectural design (e.g., museum or game design company offices). Does anyone know of any good resources I could read or search out?

by aleyrotv

Future Technology|CES 2014
The Link to the Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0IxlNH3OjM
Technology of the future,all cool gadgets and feature.The futuristic gadgets,electronic,cars,games and so on.
Starting with the car shown at CES 2014,
Toyota FCV which is powered by hydrogen and electricity,which will save your money on oil and instead spend it on a cheaper hydrogen and it will also be an enviornment friendly car.It will probably be running on the road sometime in 2015.
Next big category was Gaming,
The Steam Console... Read more →

by frankspin

Favorite games from 2013
We've had some exciting gaming discussions here in the forums over the past year. We talked about our initial impressions of the new consoles, if Nintendo can survive, and even what games we're all playing. As the year wraps up I thought it'd be fun to get a good idea of the communities favorite games to come out in 2013. This serves as a great way to check out games you may have missed or forgotten about.
QuizUp (iOS): This is nothing more than a simple trivia game that you can play against... Read more →

by kris

PlayStation Plus: when will the other shoe drop?
For a while now I've had friends touting the wonders of having a PlayStation Plus account: the free games, the discounts. But I was never willing to up the $50, so I passed, since I actually do have plenty of games to play already.
However, Amazon offering PlayStation Plus for $30 on Black Friday? That was too good a deal to pass up, so my boyfriend and I each bought codes: we redeemed one for now, and we'll redeem the other next year. Yesterday, Best Buy also had a... Read more →