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Miller Lite has built a working video game controller in a beer can

In the annals of modern engineering, mankind has achieved one stunning feat after the next. We’ve put humans on the moon, and more than the once. Self-driving motor vehicles are bound to become part of everyday life before too long. The average human lifespan continues to increase. But every so often an innovation…Read more… Continue […]

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Miller Lite has built a working video game controller in a beer can

In the annals of modern engineering, mankind has achieved one stunning feat after the next. We’ve put humans on the moon, and more than the once. Self-driving motor vehicles are bound to become part of everyday life before too long. The average human lifespan continues to increase. But every so often an innovation…Read more… Continue […]

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The First Driving Game for a Home Console Required a Hell of a Lot of Imagination and Some Math

I’ve covered some of the history of driving and racing video games before, including finding the oddly Volkswagen-sourced origins of first-person driving video games, tracking the evolution of how video game cars looked, and, of course, showing you the worst driving video game of all. Today I want to give you a look… Read more…

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VFX Artists Explain What It Would Actually Take to Redo Sonic the Hedgehog

After the trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog movie, it was like a million voices cried out in laughter, then were suddenly placated. The negative response to Sonic’s look prompted director Jeff Fowler to announce that the filmmakers were going back to the drawing board. But what does that mean, how long will it take,…Read […]

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The Most Important Announcements from Apple’s ‘Show Time’ Event

At its latest keynote today, Apple announced four new services to help it push deeper into the wide worlds of news, entertainment, and… banking? As predicted by analysts and reporters, Apple announced a paid magazine subscription platform and a Netflix-like streaming service. It also announced an Xbox Game…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Does a Spider-Man Superfan Know NYC Better Than a Local?

The world of Marvel’s Spider-Man is full of love for the titular web-slinger and his comic book history. But is the playground of New York it recreates good enough to guide a first time visitor around? io9 decided to find out, by shipping the site’s resident Spider-Fan to the Big Apple to take a pop […]

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The Pokémon of Detective Pikachu, Ranked By Their Horrifying Cuteness

When it was first announced, not a lot of people thought a live-action Pokémon movie could work. And then the trailers for Detective Pikachu collectively blew our socks off by presenting realistically-rendered monsters that trade anime cartoonishness for a frankly incredible mix of adorableness and sheer terror.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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One of Pokémon’s New Starters, in the Style of Detective Pikachu

This week was a big one for Pokémon fans. Not only did a brand new Detective Pikachu trailer give us a Bonnie-Tyler-powered look at the movie’s wild take on the Pokéverse, Nintendo officially revealed the next main games in the beloved franchise, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. But what if there was some crossover…Read more… […]

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This Tiny Pac-Man Game Is the Size of a Credit Card

Super Impulse’s Tiny Arcade line—a series of four-inch-tall fully playable arcade cabinets—is a fun way for ‘80s kids to relive their childhoods spent stuffing quarters into arcade machines. But for those times when you’re away from your desk and get the itch for Pac-Man or Missile Command, Super Impulse has created a…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Madden Is As Full Of Anonymous Players As The NFL Itself

It’s hardly a selling point, but this year’s edition of Madden has the real Kyle Lauletta. The game’s rendering of the Giants’ rookie quarterback—who stepped into a blowout win against Washington in Week 13 to throw five incompletions and a pick and then meekly returned to clipboard and donut-gofer duty—looks more or…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Kristen and Ballaban Begin Jalopnik’s The Grand Tour Game Livestream of Greatness

Hey, you there. It’s Friday afternoon, you’re only pretending to work as you count down the minutes until you’re free for the weekend. So come hang out with us on YouTube while we livestream The Grand Tour Game, a video game based off of, wouldn’t you know it, Amazon’s The Grand Tour.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Over $280,000 in Prize Money Takes Tractor Driving and Farming Simulator to a New Level

I like video games, but I don’t play that many of them. The last time I farmed anything was for Legendary Marks in Destiny. I didn’t realize that there are whole games devoted to actual farming, like Farming Simulator—and that there are people who are so into and good at these games that there are […]

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