One of the most intriguing exclusives from last year’s The Game Awards (aka the Geoff Keighley show) was the debut trailer for Where the Water Tastes Like Wine. The moody music video gave us our first real glimpse at the “fantastical, psychedelic, surreal, and creepy’” journey through America, as told through the stories and folktales of unique characters.
Internet-connected devices like cameras, thermostats, and even locks are being sold to us as a convenience. Unfortunately they’ve become a major convenience for criminals, too.
Japan is getting hip to the fact that Japanophiles the world over are in love with their geekiest export: anime. With the 2020 Olympics putting Japan in the spotlight soon, the Japanese government has been doing everything it can to create an accessible and fun experience for the thousands of world travelers who will be hopping over to the land of the rising sun for the games, as well as for general tourism.
In the second episode of the new season, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. finally answered a question we’ve had since the end of last season: Who is S.H.I.E.L.D.’s new director. With all the other mysteries going on this season, it would have been too much to keep the director’s identity secret for much longer.
Kidney stones are just no fun — each year more than 300,000 people end up in the emergency room with painful kidney stones. Treatment for this condition can cost thousands of dollars, but doctors from Michigan State University are looking into a much cheaper (and more enjoyable) alternative. It turns out that riding certain roller coasters could knock those suckers loose for the cost of an amusement park ticket.
The new XPS 9100 desktop PC is a slick machine. The minimalist design emphasizes utility and simplicity while offering a level of versatility that’s hard to beat at this price point. Grab this tower right now at a discount, add in some upgrades every year or two, and you’ll be set.
Destiny was a big hit on consoles but for some odd reason, it was never released on PC. This won’t be the case with Destiny 2. According to sources within Activision, the sequel is scheduled to come out for PC and current gen systems in 2017. Bungie won’t just be taking the Destiny that exists today and giving it a new coat of paint either. Destiny 2 will be a complete departure from the first game and offer up a decidedly different experience.
Back in 2015 BigBoysToys HK convinced Capcom to let it produce a range of limited edition Street Fighter dioramas, with eight planned in total. These were no ordinary dioramas, though, featuring Street Fighter characters in the midst of pulling off one of their special moves. The characters are positioned on an appropriate Street Fighter backdrop based on stages from the games, and include light and sound effects.