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The Mythbusters team is already shooting in virtual reality for the next season, Discovery told AdWeek. We're not exactly sure what that means at the moment -- they could be filming Jamie and Adam in VR format using stereoscopic cameras, but the company might also be talking about downloadable tie...

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After more than a decade of debunking myths in reality, the Mythbusters are taking aim at the virtual world, specifically id Software's seminal first-person shooter Doom. The January 31 episode of the hit Discovery Channel series will feature Jamie and Adam examining the game alongside id So...

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Have you ever wondered if a regular human could carry the health packs, guns, chainsaw and all the other stuff from Doom? Well, it looks like we're about to find out. The disproving duo of Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman tackle scenarios from that title this weekend (January 31st at 9 PM ET) on a sp...

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Home again, home again – and then off to PAX Prime next week. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gam...

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Can I stab a shark in Grand Theft Auto 5? How do I survive a free-fall with no parachute? Can I hide from the cops in some bushes? What's the most hilarious way to take out a police chopper? Look no further for the answers to these and more in this "Mythbusters" episode....

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The tactical advantages to stacking a mech on top of a Banshee are too great to ignore in this latest episode of Defend the House's video game Mythbusters series. In the first Halo 4 installment, we learn a number of valuable things about 343's Halo debut ... but who cares? You can stack a mech on...

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J'mie likes a big boom, and this video by Bullworth has quite a bit of big boom in it. The Wowbusters team, previously featured in Epic Fall, have returned in Wowbusters: Big boom! to test the Mine Sweeper achievement. I loved this video. Bullworth showed off his love of both WoW and the incom...

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Bullworth is back with the release of Wowbusters: Epic Fall. This installment of Bullworth's material is an obvious parody of that perennial geek favorite: MythBusters. While Bullworth stands in for Adam Savage, the creator wisely chose a Kaluak to take the place of Jamie. (Really, what other Azer...

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Though the Modern Warfare 2 community is uncovering some unsavory hidden aspects of the game for their own benefit, the kind folks from Defend The House have labored to uncover some of the game's harmless (but awesome) unadvertised features. For instance, did you know throwing knives are still leth...

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Just like WoW Insider's Adam Holisky, I too am a big Mythbusters fan, and it's pretty common knowledge that 'buster Adam Savage is a big Ask Metafilter fan and user. So I am also a big Metafilter fan, and when they do a thread about MMO economies, it just intrigues me in all the right ways. (See wha...

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When I woke up this morning I was greeted to two things: a fist full of WoW news to report on, and my daily dose of MythBusters. Interestingly I found that our chummy Blizzard PTR forum poster Hortus has taken up dispelling some myths of his own. This myth is so epic that I think it would make for a...

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