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Essential starting gameplay tips for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

Whether you're a series veteran or a fresh-faced recruit, Metal Gear Solid V offers an unprecedented amount of freedom in how you can approach its missions. We've assembled a list of tips to help you get your bearings.


Small changes could yield huge energy savings for gaming PCs, study says

A new Berkeley Lab study claims that gamers can half their electricity bill by opting for greener components. The researchers are calling for higher standards in energy use labeling in PC products.


Activision’s Deadpool game is getting remastered for PS4, Xbox One

Activision's superhero action game Deadpool is returning for an encore performance later this year in an upgraded re-release for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, retailer GameStop announced this week.


Twice as nice: Can Eddie Redmayne bag back-to-back Oscars?

From an ALS-stricken physicist to an LBGT icon. Eddie Redmayne transforms again as the trailer for The Danish Girl drops leaving the industry to wonder whether he can win his second Oscar in a row.

Movies & TV

This crazy hobbyist built a flyable 54-rotor personal helicopter from drone parts

Someone in the United Kingdom just unveiled a brilliant, 54-propeller drone that possesses the ability to not only fly, but to fly with the man on board.

Cool Tech

Pandora celebrates 10 years in business with a full day without ads

Pandora will give all of its users ad-free listening on September 9. Now a decade old, Pandora remains one of the most-used music streamers with an impressive 80 million monthly users.


Bond author calls Idris Elba ‘too street’ to play 007, social media bedlam ensues

After sparking Internet outrage by calling actor Ildris Elba "too street" to play James Bond, Anthony Horowitz, the book series' latest author, has apologized for causing offense and "poor choice of word."

Movies & TV

Jeep’s Wrangler-based pickup could rumble into showrooms as soon as 2017

Jeep's future product plans have revealed that a Wrangler-based pickup truck is in development and will launch in 2017 or 2018. The new model will borrow aluminum body panels from the next-generation Wrangler.


Waze now alerts drivers of dangerous intersections, adds celebrity voiceovers

Waze already eases our stress with traffic alerts, but now the company is aiming to save lives by alerting drivers of potentially dangerous intersections in five major cities; Boston, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.


Resident Evil Origins Collection pairs up survival horror classics in January 2016

Capcom today announced Resident Evil Origins Collection, an upcoming retail bundle featuring upgraded HD versions of Resident Evil and Resident Evil 0 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PCs.


Hotels aren’t putting up with Orbitz and Expedia anymore

Large conglomerates like Hyatt and Hilton are now offering various incentives to customers to book through the hotels directly, rather than going through sites like Expedia or other third-party discount travel companies.