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It's common for brain surgery patients to stay awake. That's how surgeons know everything is going smoothly, after all. When concert violinist Roger Frisch started suffering from tremors that are only a problem when he's playing, however, Mayo Clinic doctors had to resort to some rather unusual te...

August 18th 2014 at 9:20am 0 Comments
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So WildStar's name reservation system didn't work quite right. It's working now, but when it went live it wasn't working at all, and for a first-come-first-served thing that's kind of a catastrophic problem. Compensation has been announced, but why did everything go wrong? Carbine's director of ope...

May 19th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Surgeon Simulator will launch on iPad tonight, providing the game follows the common trend for UK and US iOS app releases that hit the same day as New Zealand. The game is out now for New Zealanders, and has players guiding the shaky hands of returning surgeon-of-sorts Nigel Burke through operatio...

March 12th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Endgame can be trying; a well-coordinated group can be hard to keep together. The guild Nefarious Intent isn't without these struggles. However, the members have come to the understanding that in order to remain progressive, they have to remain fluid. Join Massively's Larry Everett at 9:00 p.m. EST...

February 26th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Now that the Rakghoul plague has vanished for good (it is for good, right?), it's time to tackle the hard-mode Dread Fortress. Massively's Larry Everett and the 16-man team from the Nefarious Intent guild are ready to get back to work -- as much as you can call raiding work. Join Raid Night at 9:00...

January 29th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Sure, raiding is fun, but in order to progress, you sometimes have to buckle down and push forward. Raid night is srs bsns tonight as Massively's Larry Everett and his guild tackle the last two bosses in hard-mode Dread Fortress in Star Wars: The Old Republic. Join us at 9:00 p.m. EST for all the m...

January 15th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Star Wars: The Old Republic's endgame now consists of 14 hard-mode flashpoints and seven operations. That's not too shabby for a game that launched with just one operation and six hard-mode flashpoints less than two years ago. Join us live at 9:00 p.m. EST to watch Massively's Larry Everett and his...

November 6th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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When I freed the Dread Masters on the prison world of Belsavis, little did I know that a year and a half after the launch of Star Wars: The Old Republic, I would not only be fighting against these amazing foes but trying to destroy them. As I mentioned the last couple of weeks, the Empire and the R...

October 1st 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Liver surgery is more than a little dangerous -- with so many blood vessels, one wrong cut can lead to disaster. Fraunhofer MEVIS has just tested a new generation of augmented reality iPad app that could minimize those risks. The tool puts a 3D vessel map on top of live video of a patient, telling...

August 22nd 2013 at 11:17am 0 Comments
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One thing we know about Star Wars: Villains like saying "So be it!" One thing we know about Star Wars: The Old Republic: Players chew up operations, spit them out, and keep asking for tougher ones. BioWare's hoping that today's Update 2.2.2 will give even the most ambitious team a tough go at it, a...

July 10th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Thankfully, we can all stop wondering when the expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic is releasing and get down to the business of preparing our characters for the new content. Part of preparing for Rise of the Hutt Cartel is knowing what you're getting into when it comes to the new operatio...

March 26th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments