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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Fort Assaults Detailed in New Video

The release of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is only two months away. Though nearly every aspect of the piracy simulation game has been revealed, Ubisoft is continuing to promote every detail of the game’s plundering and naval combat. Today …

The Walking Dead Coming To Ouya This Year

The Walking Dead is just about on every platform imaginable now. It was just recently released on the PlayStation Vita, and Telltale Games plans to support pretty much every console with the release of season two later this year. Before …

Lex Luthor to be Played by Bryan Cranston
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Rumors have recently been spilled suggesting that Bryan Cranston will star in the ‘Man of Steel’ movie sequel, coming out soon. He will play Lex Luthor, Superman’s supervillain. There has been a lot of discussion saying that Ben Affleck will …

Amazon And Hulu Have New Original Shows In The Works Amazon And Hulu Have New Original Shows In The Works

While Netflix has received a lot of attention for its original shows throughout the year (including fourteen Emmy nominations and a much talked-about speech from Kevin Spacey last week), don’t forget, it’s online streaming competitors are gearing up to offer …

This Is How The Cloud Will Enhance Games On The Xbox One

Cloud computing isn’t the mystical magic power that some make it out to be. It’s not going to make your games suddenly look better, or in the case of Sim City, play better. It will, however, be beneficial to the …

BlackBerry Could Make Messenger Its Own Company BlackBerry Could Make Messenger Its Own Company

After this year’s latest dismal financial report, BlackBerry announce earlier this month that it will be considering “strategic alternatives” that include joint ventures or the sale of the company. Analysts have speculated that BlackBerry may have to split up as …

McDonald’s Wings To Be Introduced Next Month McDonald’s Wings To Be Introduced Next Month
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McDonald’s is looking to expand their menu a bit, and they’re going to do it in a way that also takes aim at their less obvious competitors. The fast-food company says they’re planning to roll out a bone-in chicken wing …

Miley Cyrus Haters and Offended Talking Heads Should Listen to This Jon Lajoie Song

Since everyone has decided to freak out over Miley Cyrus twerking at the MTV Video Music Awards, and keep freaking out over Miley Cyrus twerking at the MTV Video Music Awards, and not stop posting on Facebook about Miley Cyrus …

Etsy Is Changing The Way Reviews Work Etsy Is Changing The Way Reviews Work
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Back in April, Etsy launched a seller survey aimed at collecting feedback from its community that it would go on to use to make changes to the site’s feedback system. This week, the company announced those changes. In an effort …

Nine Inch Nails’ New Album Hesitation Marks Now Streaming on iTunes for a Limited Time

The new Nine Inch Nails album, the band’s first new music in five years, doesn’t officially release until September 3rd – but you can listen to the whole album right now on iTunes. Nine Inch Nails’ new album, Hesitation Marks, …

Since Layoffs, StumbleUpon Has Been Actively Hiring, Adding Engineers Since Layoffs, StumbleUpon Has Been Actively Hiring, Adding Engineers

It wasn’t exactly a great start to the new year for StumbleUpon back in January, when the company laid off 30% of its staff, but that was a long time ago in Internet time, and the company has since been …

‘Sims 3: Into the Future’ Previewed in New Developer Video
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Though Sims fans got a taste of the series’ future earlier this month with a big The Sims 4 preview at EA’s Gamescom presentation, the release of that game is still months away. Fans will instead have to be content …

Facebook Releases Transparency Report, U.S. Government Made 12,000 Requests For Data Facebook Releases Transparency Report, U.S. Government Made 12,000 Requests For Data
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When PRISM was leaked in early June, Facebook was one of the first companies citied in the report to deny any involvement with the program. The revelation did, however, push Facebook into asking the U.S. government for permission to publish …

Video Games Don’t Make Teens Violent, Shows Study
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Earlier this week, an 8-year-old in Louisiana shot and killed his grandmother. The incident has sparked new flames in the ongoing U.S. gun control debate, but the familiar scapegoat of violence in video games is also being connected to the …

Twitter Gets Commerce Head, Plans To Get People Using Twitter For Online Shopping Twitter Gets Commerce Head, Plans To Get People Using Twitter For Online Shopping

Twitter announced today that it has hired former Ticketmaster boss Nathan Hubbard as its new Head of Commerce. He will report to Twitter’s revenue head, Adam Bain, and will reportedly work to make online shopping something people do with Twitter. …

Has Google Killed Off Toolbar PageRank? And If Not, Should It? Has Google Killed Off Toolbar PageRank? And If Not, Should It?
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We may have reached the end of an era. We haven’t seen anything official, but Google hasn’t been updating Toolbar PageRank, and hasn’t said that it is not killing it. In fact, earlier this year, the company hinted that a …

“Into The Wild”: Did Film Inspire Dead Teen?

A young college student whose body was found on Monday near his abandoned car has left a lot of unanswered questions for his family, as police are ruling his death as a suicide. 18-year old Jonathan Croom had, according to …

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Launches Today Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Launches Today
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Final Fantasy XIV may be one of the greatest comeback stories in gaming. The game launched almost three years ago to poor reviews and even worse reception from gamers. Square Enix then fired the development team and got a new …

You Know Netflix Is Putting Out Exclusive Stand-Up Comedy, Right? You Know Netflix Is Putting Out Exclusive Stand-Up Comedy, Right?

Back when Netflix released its quarterly earnings report last month, the media made a big deal about Netflix saying it was going to offer original documentaries and stand-up comedy specials. The truth is, they had already started doing so. John …

African Serval Cat Killed In Detroit Neighborhood
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A large African Serval cat that escaped from a Detroit home was shot dead over the weekend by a local resident, and now the former owners want answers. The cat was actually a Savannah, which is a hybrid between an …

‘Lost Planet 3′ Released, Nobody Seems to Care
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Though the current console generation is finally coming to an end, stale current-generation titles are still falling victim to the fatigue. The latest casualty seems to be Lost Planet 3. The original Lost Planet: Extreme Condition received mixed reviews in …

Google Has A Perfectly Reasonable Explanation For Why It Killed That Chromecast App Google Has A Perfectly Reasonable Explanation For Why It Killed That Chromecast App
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We learned yesterday that Google killed a third-party streaming app for Chromecast called AllCast. Koushik Dutta built the app so that he could stream local content to his TV through Chromecast instead of having to rely on official apps like …

Tech Spending Confidence Rising, Says CEA Tech Spending Confidence Rising, Says CEA

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced that consumer confidence in technology spending reached its highest level this year in August. The organization’s “Consumer TEchnology Expectations” index improved to 87.2 this month, up one point from the index in July. …

Windows 8.1 Goes Out To OEMs Today, Developers Won’t Get It Early Windows 8.1 Goes Out To OEMs Today, Developers Won’t Get It Early

Today’s the day – Windows 8.1 RTM is now being shipped out to OEMs so they can have the latest incarnation of Windows 8 on their devices ahead of its October 18 launch date. Unfortunately, everybody else, including developers, will …