Avengers bundle, Guardians of the Galaxy coming to Disney Infinity 2.0

The Guardians of the Galaxy will have their own play set for the upcoming Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes and Sony is offering an Avengers Collector's Edition of the game.


Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood join HBO’s Westworld series

The upcoming series based on Michael Crichton's 1973 sci-fi thriller will be produced by J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot and co-written/directed by Jonathan Nolan.


Audi boss says ‘nein’ to all-electric vehicles, commits to plug-in hybrids instead

Thanks to Tesla and BMW, fully electric cars are all the rage in 2014. Audi has no plans to build one, however, because the German brand doesn’t believe they sell well enough, and thinks that plug-in hybrid technology is much more practical.


Upcoming Genie smart lock might boast a year-long battery

Unlike some of the network-connected smart deadbolts we've seen in the past, this smart door handle is designed to operate on batteries for a full year


Red Hood story pack DLC announced for Batman: Arkham Knight

Gamers will be able to play as the vigilante Red Hood in a number of Batman: Arkham Knight DLC story missions when the game arrives in 2015, thanks to an exclusive pre-order bonus from GameStop. This new content is in addition to the Harley Quinn DLC and…


EA Sports UFC’s first, free update adds three fighters and new moves

EA Sports UFC gets three new fighters and new mechanics compliments of the publisher's first free update for the game. The Octagon is becoming a more dangerous place, one content pack at a time....


Grace Digital’s new Ecostone speaker helps you rock out while you ride the rapids

We've seen floating speakers before, but Grace Digital's Ecostone appears to be far from a one-trick pony. Ecoxgear, Grace Digital's outdoors-focused arm, began shipping the versatile Bluetooth speaker yesterday at a price-point of $150.

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Halo: Nightfall’s star once hunted Osama Bin Laden

Mike Colter, the actor playing Agent Locke in Halo: Nightfall, talks about the live action series, and his character, who will feature prominently in Halo 5: Guardians.


Lara Croft and friends raid The Temple of Osiris on December 9

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, sequel to Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light that Square Enix revealed last month at E3, will arrive on December 9 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.


Why that iOS ‘backdoor’ isn’t really a threat unless Big Brother is after you

Forensic scientist and iOS hacker Jonathan Zdziarski revealed what appears to be a backdoor in iOS. The backdoor could be used by hackers or the NSA to spy on iOS users, but is it really a danger to you?


Grid Autosport review

In an age when most racing games fill the spaces between driving in circles with a multitude of features, Grid Autosport's lean race-first focus is a fresh surprise.

  • Pros: Strong racing simulation, Lean career mode emphasizes…
  • Cons: Visual presentation not up to the standards of modern racing…

Weird Al’s ‘Mandatory Fun’ debuts at No. 1 on Billboard after viral video craze

Weird Al Yankovic's album "Mandatory Fun" became the parody master's first ever to hit number one on the Billboard Top 200 chart. Weird Al's eight-day music video extravaganza seems to have worked.


Predators writer to work on Deux Ex screenplay as Scott Derrickson exits

The Deus Ex movie will receive a rewrite from Predators screenwriter Michael Finch, and will need to find a new director to replace Scott Derrickson.