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Valve offers 40 percent off the Steam Controller to celebrate XCOM 2 support

Valve took to Steam today to announce native Steam Controller support for XCOM 2, and to offer a discount to gamers who purchase the controller and game together, but are other gamepad users out in the cold?
Cars

Volkswagen will build a Tiguan sub-brand of crossovers, including a coupe and seven-seater

Volkswagen has revealed that it plans to build a Tiguan brand of models in all shapes and sizes. After the 2017 Tiguan goes on sale, a larger version and coupe derivative will be introduced.
Mobile

How to download and install Google's February security OTA updates on Nexus devices

The Android Marshmallow update is rolling out to Nexus devices, but waiting for it over-the-air can be a drag. That's why we put together this complete guide on how to download and install the update right now.
Gaming

Bethesda's Todd Howard nabs GDCA lifetime achievement award

Organizers of the 16th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) announced that Bethesda's Todd Howard will receive the event's Lifetime Achievement Award for "his indelible contributions to the world of gaming."
Movies & TV

Kurt Russell accidentally smashed a priceless guitar from 1870 in The Hateful Eight

The guitar that actor Kurt Russell smashed during Tarantino's The Hateful Eight was a priceless Martin from 1870, and actress Jennifer Jason Leigh's on-screen reaction to the incident is very real.
Movies & TV

Netflix to air doc claiming P. Diddy hired Tupac’s murderer 2:05

This spring, Netflix will air a documentary about retired LAPD detective Greg Kading that alleges P Diddy (Sean Combs) was responsible for the murder of rival rapper Tupac Shakur back in 1996.
Cars

Action Sports pioneer Dave Mirra dies at 41

The action sports community mourns the loss of one of its pioneer athletes, BMX star turned Rallycross driver Dave Mirra. Mirra, along with Bucky Lasek Travis Pastrana, and other pro athletes moved from their origin sport to Rallycross…
Health & Fitness

Scientists may have unlocked the secret to longer, healthier life

First come the mice, then the humans. That's the hope, at least, when it comes to life extension research. According to scientists at Mayo Clinic, the trick to longer life lies in the suicide of senescent, or aging, cells.
Mobile

New York City drivers will now be able to pay for parking meters via phone

One of the last remaining vestiges of pre-mobile payment times is finally joining the 21st century -- the much dreaded parking meter, a ubiquitous sight along New York City streets, is finally letting you pay via your smartphone.
Social Media

Facebook update did not intentionally disable Crypter encryption app, company says 1:15

Crypter, an encryption tool that lets you secure Facebook messages, was rendered unusable after an update. While Crypter speculates it was intentionally blocked, Facebook says the problem lies within Crypter's code.
Movies & TV

Netflix orders up a triple batch of Orange is the New Black

Netflix has renewed its hit original series Orange is the New Black for another three seasons beyond the upcoming season four, all of which will be headed up by show runner Jenji Kohan.
Music

Justin Bieber, Alice Cooper, and Robin Thicke headline new group of Grammy performers

The recent additions to list of Grammy performers would make for quite the show on their own, but they're joining a long list of musicians that already includes Adele, Lady Gaga, and Kendrick Lamar.