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Merck 2Q profit more than doubles
Lexington Herald-Leader
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.Merck & Co. (MRK) on Tuesday reported earnings that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The Whitehouse...
Moves of the Week - Cotton Guard, Head Charge, and Trump Card
The Examiner
Hey guys, that time of the week again. It's Move of the Week Time, and in the spirit of last article, I am doing this in triplicate, and the randomizer picked out some quality moves for me to discuss, so allow me to get right to it. Let's start with...
Latest Oculus Rift Dev Kit Screen is a Galaxy Note 3 Display
IGN Insider
Oculus VR's new Rift Development Kit 2 cannibalises Samsung's Galaxy Note 3....
A blemished gem: ‘Far Cry’ in review
The Examiner
In honor of Far Cry 4’s impending release later this year, let’s take a trip back to the game that started it all. The original Far Cry, developed by Crytek and published by Ubisoft, was released for the PC in 2002 before the graphical revolution...
Heavy Gaza fighting ahead of proposed 3-day truce
Detroit Free Press
GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP — Palestinian officials say 17 Palestinians, including 10 members of one family, were killed...
Latest game releases: The Last of Us, Oddworld, Modern Combat 5
Sydney Morning Herald
July 18: Civilization, Abyss Odyssey, Monster Hunter, Crimsonland, MouseCraft July 4: Valiant Hearts, Shovel Knight, Sniper Elite III, Transformers, Squids Odyssey June 20: Entwined, UFC, Blood & Laurels, Tomodachi Life, Pullblox...
Keepin' It Reel, Episode 258
IGN Insider
Welcome back to Keepin' It Reel! In this week's podcast, Jim Vejvoda and Roth Cornet bring you the latest in genre movie news. After tackling last weekend's box office -- where Lucy beat Hercules for first place -- we discuss the latest movie news,...
BvS, Marvel, Last of Us, Godzilla & More
IGN Insider
The movies podcast crew on Comic-Con, Batman v Superman, Avengers 2, Warcraft, Last of Us, Guardians of the Galaxy and more!...
Killer Instinct Getting A Retail Release - IGN News
IGN Insider
Killer Instinct is getting a retail release for Xbox One, Microsoft announced today....
Rewind Theater - Trailer #3
IGN Insider
We break down the space travel-heavy preview for Christopher Nolan's science fiction epic....
Who Are Your Favorite Quirky Characters In Media?
IGN Insider
These eccentric characters are memorable for all the right reasons....
Capcom Financials Reveal Steady Profit, Despite No Big Titles - IGN News
IGN Insider
Capcom's financial report for the first quarter of the financial year reveals the publisher's ongoing drive to increase efficiency is starting to pay dividends....
NES Remix, San Diego Comic-Con, and Game Boy's 25 Birthday in the US
IGN Insider
Brian Altano returns to Nintendo Voice Chat with some impressions of games he played at San Diego Comic-Con. Host Jose Otero, Peer Schneider, and Brian also discuss Nintendo's recent financial numbers, the overload of information about Hyrule...
Fire Challenge: New Social Media Trend Shows Teens Intentionally Setting Themselves On Fire [Video]
The Inquisitr
However, the latest trend is rapidly becoming one of the most dangerous ones to date. Now, teenagers are fascinated with the “Fire Challenge.” The disturbing game is a jaw-dropping stunt that involves teenagers intentionally setting...
Diverse voices in Wolfenstein's war story
Sydney Morning Herald
Half a decade after a 2008 study found that about 80 per cent of video game characters are white men, a push for greater diversity has come from a...
You mayfly around in musical adventure Ephemerid for $1
Joystiq
Ephemerid is a beautiful game about an unlikely beast, the mayfly, and it's now available at a reduced price of $1 on the App Store. This is a limited-time sale, so jump on it like a mayfly on corn (we don't know much about mayflies). We do know that...
Domestic Trailer #3
IGN Insider
This latest preview for Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic takes the viewer across the universe....
Full SDCC Panel
IGN Insider
Watch the full San Diego Comic Con panel for Mass Effect 4 hosted by BioWare where they show the new Mako and main male and female characters....
More Photos of Frozen's Characters
IGN Insider
See the first images of Kristoff and Sven in Once Upon a Time, plus more of Elsa....
Chuck Osborn's 10 Favorite Games Ever
IGN Insider
The games that made IGN's Managing Editor the gamer he is today....
Restaurant’s ‘Praying In Public’ Discount Returns Praise, Ire; Religious Freedom Or Discrimination?
The Inquisitr
An image that shows a receipt including a 15% discount for praying in public has been going viral since an Orland, Florida radio station posted it yesterday. Z88.3 shared the image on its Facebook page, saying, A friend of ours just shared her...
Killer Instinct hits retail with bonus Season 2 fighter
Joystiq
Come September 23, Xbox One-exclusive fighter Killer Instinct will make its debut on retail shelves as the "Killer...
Humble Weekly Bundle shoots for the stars
Joystiq
Brace yourself for an influx of neon, spaceships and robots in the Humble Weekly Bundle: Sci-Fi Edition....
Game Picks: ‘Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers’
The News & Observer
Magic the Gathering” – aka “MTG” or simply “Magic” – has dominated fantasy gaming for more than 20 years now, ever since its debut as an indie collectible card game in 1993. Publisher Wizards...
How black-aligned characters can be heroes and villains
The Examiner
In the last article, I talked about what traits can lead blue into good and evil. Next along the color wheel is - hoo boy - black. So let's move forward. Here's the usual intro: A Magic character's color alignment doesn't imply a moral judgment on...
Ghosts Nemesis Dlc Release Date Announced - IGN News
IGN Insider
Developer Infinity Ward announced today that the fourth and final DLC pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts is incoming....
How Did You Kill Time in The Destiny Beta?
IGN Insider
There were a lot of things to do in the Destiny beta, so we wanted to figure out exactly what users enjoyed....
BioWare's Spark - You've Been Chosen Trailer
IGN Insider
Your power level is rising in this electrifying live-action trailer for BioWare's "You've Been Chosen" series....
Ridiculous Sharknado-Inspired Animal/Disaster Mashups
IGN Insider
Spiderain, Bearstorms, and volcanines, oh my!...
FIFA 15 More Realistic Than Ever With 'Agility and Control'
IGN Insider
Some of the most believable dribbling we've ever seen....
Our Impressions of the New Oculus Rift
IGN Insider
The new Oculus Rift hardware, Development Kit 2, is in the office and we've all had a go....
Black Widow and Punisher Team Up in "Friend From Foe"
IGN Insider
We have an exclusive look at next week's comic book crossover between Punisher and Black Widow....
Episode 206
IGN Insider
The new Oculus Rift hardware, Development Kit 2, is in the office and we've all had a go. We discuss the improvements in the new hardware, the persistent problems, and whether or not the average Joe should buy one now. We also discuss baby monitors...
Get On Up Review
IGN Insider
Does this James Brown biopic make you feel nice, like sugar and spice? Should you get up offa that thing and go see this movie?...
PS Outsells Xbox & AC Rogue Leaked? - IGN Daily Fix
IGN Insider
PlayStation Outsells Xbox 3 t o 1 & Assassin's Creed Rogue leaked. Plus, GameStop gets a credit card, Hyrule Warriors Nintendo Direct is coming & new Mortal Kombat X info revealed soon....
God game Maia pulls in $1 million while in Early Access
Joystiq
Maia, a sci-fi colony management sim from developer Simon Roth, has pulled in more than $1 million, and it's not even fully out yet. This figure includes the...
International Dota 2 Championships viewed by more than 20 million
Digital Spy
The International Dota 2 Championships were viewed by more than 20 million people, it has been revealed. During its...
OMG! Teen fest brings young YouTube talent to Dallas
The Dallas Morning News
You could say that Dallas helped launch the OMG Music Fest. The city got one of only four stand-alone shows when the teen-focused talent showcase started last year. Because of fan response, this summer’s tour has expanded to 30 cities. And the first...
The Dota 2 International pulls in 2 million concurrent views
Joystiq
The Dota 2 world tournament, The International, drew a digital crowd of more than 20 million people, Valve has revealed. Of the 20 million, 2 million watched The International 2014 at...
"Spark" Teaser
IGN Insider
Your power level is rising in this electrifying live-action trailer for BioWare's "You've Been Chosen" series....
World of Warcraft Getting Some New Faces-- Literally
IGN Insider
The WoW art team went all-in with this new graphical update to the nine-year-old game....
Guardians of the Galaxy on an Avengers Team Up
IGN Insider
Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldana, and Chris Pratt & the Guardians team imagine how their characters would get along with the Avengers....
Agility and Control Trailer
IGN Insider
Players are more realistic and new ball physics make all shots and deflections accurate....
Colonial Marines Lawsuit
IGN Insider
The Aliens: Colonial Marines drama continues with the latest legal fillings....
Rayman creator starts a studio but remains at Ubisoft
Joystiq
Michel Ancel, the creator of Rayman, is starting his own studio called Wild Sheep – though he'll remain at...
You Won’t Believe What These Newlyweds Found In A Box Of Childhood Photos
The Inquisitr
Maiden is now 25 and a schoolteacher. Wheeler is 26 and a soldier in the British army. They met at college in Truro, England, and knew very quickly that they were soul mates. But what they didn’t know until they saw that grainy old photo was...
Final Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC pack hits Xbox Live August 5
Joystiq
The fourth and final round of Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC will make its debut on Xbox platforms next week, Activision announced. The Nemesis DLC pack adds four new multiplayer maps: Goldrush, Subzero, Dynasty, and Showtime, a "reimagined" version of the...
OMG fest brings young YouTube talent to Dallas
The Dallas Morning News
You could say that Dallas helped launch the OMG Music Fest. The city got one of only four stand-alone shows when the teen-focused talent showcase started last year. Because of fan response, this summer’s tour has expanded to 30 cities. And the first...
Killer Instinct Getting A Retail Release
IGN Insider
Killer Instinct is getting a retail release for Xbox One, Microsoft announced today....
Exorcist Makeup Legend Dick Smith Dies
IGN Insider
The 92-year-old Oscar winner worked on numerous classic Hollywood films, including The Exorcist, Taxi Driver, and The Godfather....
"Night Vision" Clip
IGN Insider
The Caped Crusader takes out a squad of gunmen in the dark....
Guardians of the Galaxy skins to appear in Minecraft
Joystiq
The latest intellectual property to appear in the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft via DLC skin pack are the Guardians of the Galaxy, just...
Get double RP in GTA Online this weekend
Joystiq
Career criminals will soon have an opportunity to make a name for themselves in Grand Theft Auto...
Hyrule Warriors Direct presentation announced for next week
Digital Spy
A Hyrule Warriors Direct showcase has been announced by Nintendo. Focusing on the upcoming hack-and-slash title,...
Free-to-Play MOBA Chaos Heroes Online Announced
IGN Insider
Learn about Aeria Games' new free-to-play MOBA Chaos Heroes Online....
Frontier's Edge Now Available
IGN Insider
Dig Site, Export, and Haven are the latest maps now available in the new Titanfall DLC pack....
Ed Boon Teases Upcoming Mortal Kombat X Details
IGN Insider
Developer NetherRealm studios may unveil new Mortal Kombat X information during this year's Gamescom, series creator Ed Boon teased on Twitter today....
Bioware Releases a Second Teaser for New Project
IGN Insider
Bioware has released another mysterious teaser for its unannounced horror project....
Martial Arts MOBA King of Wushu Coming to Xbox One
IGN Insider
Snail Games plans to bring its action-packed martial arts MOBA to console....
Developer Diary Part Two
IGN Insider
Travel deeper into the real Nepal to see how the treacherous location inspired Far Cry 4.img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/IGNXboxOneVideos/~4/N73vdMU678M" height="1" width="1"/...
IGN Plays The Crew - New Orleans to Miami
IGN Insider
IGN's Jose Otero joins JR for the second half of a cross-country road trip in the closed beta for The Crew, heading from Dallas, TX through the bayous outside New Orleans, LA and finally ending up in Miami, FL....
PSA: Titanfall Frontier's Edge DLC out now
Joystiq
Respawn Entertainment has launched the "Frontier's Edge" expansion DLC for the Xbox One and PC versions of its mech-blasting first-person shooter Titanfall, adding three new maps to its multiplayer modes. Frontier's Edge introduces the "Dig Site,"...
'Assassin's Creed Rogue' rumoured for PS3, Xbox 360
Canoe
Formerly known under the code name of Comet, the next release from the medieval stealth franchise for last-generation consoles could be...
iOS App Review: 'Hooligans: The Bravest'
The Examiner
The term “soccer hooligans” has been around nearly as long as the game itself, some experts have said. While the action on the pitch is always more fun and less dangerous, the talented developers at Artik Games decided to take soccer hooliganism to...
Calico Lobster Set To Debut At Explore The Ocean World Oceanarium
The Inquisitr
Marine biologist Ellen Goethel said the crustacean’s unique pattern is caused by a genetic mutation within the shell’s pigment. Goethel said calico lobsters are the “second most rare lobster,” with albinos being the first. As...
Cat Lady Paradise: New York Island Taken Over By Cats, More Cats Than People [Video]
The Inquisitr
Wayne Howard of North Tonawanda said, “They’re just everywhere. People drop them off. I’ve caught people dumping them on the road; they just unload them on the island.” The island may be a dream come true for cat ladies...
Far Cry 4, Assassin's Creed: Unity pre-orders live on Steam
Joystiq
Ubisoft has made it a bit easier for fans to fork over their money by opening Steam pre-orders for two of the publisher's biggest upcoming...
Tech Trailer
IGN Insider
See how weather, bloom, particles, reflections, god rays, and more come together to create a beautiful world....
Arkham Knight's Red Hood DLC - Podcast Beyond
IGN Insider
The crew of Beyond discusses the newly announced Red Hood DLC for Rocksteady Studios' highly anticipated Batman title....
Spark - Teaser
IGN Insider
Your power level is rising in this electrifying live-action trailer....
Bryan Lee O'Malley's Seconds
IGN Insider
The creator of Scott Pilgrim returns with an all-new graphic novel about a very unusual restaurant. Does it still have that Scott Pilgrim charm?...
A Realm Reborn For Free
IGN Insider
A free trial of the popular MMORPG is now available....
Tomb Raider, Sin City, PC Peripherals, Last Day for Games with Dell Gift Cards
IGN Insider
Sales on mice, keyboards, headsets, removable storage, Sin City digital comics, and Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition....
Sheik Rewind Theater
IGN Insider
IGN's Jose Otero and Brian Altano analyze how Sheik's harp works in this Hyrule Warriors trailer....
Lionhead and EA Veterans Announce Multiplayer Sandbox Oort Online
IGN Insider
They hope the beautiful voxel world will become a "second home" for gamers....
Ghosts Nemesis DLC Release Date Announced
IGN Insider
Check out all of the planned content for the final piece of DLC for Activision and Infinity Ward's blockbuster shooter....
Catch the Metal Gear Solid 5 preview at the Gamescom gala
Joystiq
In a powerful demonstration of the mantra "go big or go home," Konami will be previewing Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain not on a show floor, but at a special gala event in Cologne, Germany, the company has announced. The celebration will take...
Reckless Waif / Merciless Predator | Innistrad
The Examiner
Reckless Waif is an uncommon red Human Rogue Werewolf that turns into a Merciless Predator in Magic: The Gathering’s Innistrad. This one mana drop has some serious fangs and was previewed today by Tom LaPille on the official Magic: The Gathering...
'Magic 2015' glacier crack a pack
The Examiner
Boston Magic: The Gathering Examiner David Leavitt heads to Byron Glacier in Girdwood, AK to crack a pack of Magic 2015. Related: "Magic 2015" beach crack a pack You can watch the attached video and read results here for yourself: Oppressive Rays...
Galaga star makes Super Smash Bros. cameo
Joystiq
For his latest Miiverse Super Smash Bros. tease, director Masahiro Sakurai has put his roster of Nintendo characters on the shelf in favor of a Bandai Namco arcade...
Mega Man Battle Network - Wii U Trailer
IGN Insider
Fight back against villains from the WWW and save the Net....
Z Nation - Trailer
IGN Insider
Harold Perrineau, Tom Everett Scott and DJ Qualls star in the new zombie series coming to Syfy....
Announcement Trailer
IGN Insider
In this challenging MOBA you can buy items from anywhere to unleash havoc on your opponents....
SteelSeries Reveals World of Warcraft Siberia Elite Headset
IGN Insider
All the better to listen to Barrens Chat with....
International Trailer #2
IGN Insider
This black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his...
Nemesis DLC Pack Preview
IGN Insider
The final DLC pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts includes new maps Goldrush, Subzero, Dynasty, and Showtime and the end of the Extinction saga....
How Riot Games is Making MOBA Communities Better - IGN Arena Podcast
IGN Insider
Find out why we're okay with Riot Games issuing harsh punishments to those who mouth off in games....
July 31
IGN Insider
The month of July goes out with a bang – the all-new Crazy Taxi sequel has just gone live!...
Frontier's Edge Gameplay Trailer
IGN Insider
Dig Site, Export, and Haven are the latest maps available in the new Titanfall DLC pack.img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/IGNXboxOneVideos/~4/9ak08VPKSFg" height="1" width="1"/...
This Week in the Nintendo eShop
IGN Insider
Get this month of Mega Man started a day early on the Wii U eShop....
Nolan, J.J., & Tarantino Get Studios to Keep Film
IGN Insider
Directors, Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, J.J. Abrams and Judd Apatow push major Hollywood studios to broker a deal with Kodak to keep film alive....
SteelSeries Siberia Elite World of Warcraft Edition Headset Trailer
IGN Insider
This Warcraft branded headset is customizable with a retractable microphone and illuminated ear cups with 16.8 million color options....
Dead Rising sales still good, can't save Capcom's Q1
Joystiq
Capcom's first quarter in the 2014 - 2015 fiscal year starts on a down note, with a 45.1 percent decrease in net sales compared with the previous year. Operating...
Joystiq Streams: Taking a hike through 1001 Spikes
Joystiq
A theme has emerged on Joystiq Streams. Revisiting our recent tours through Secret Ponchos, Gods Will Be Watching, and Killzone Shadow Fall Intercept, it would appear that the Joystiq crew plays video games...
‘Call Of Duty: Ghosts’ Final DLC Is ‘Nemesis,’ Hits Xbox Next Week
The Inquisitr
Nemesis will be released to Xbox LIVE on August 5th for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts. The Playstation 4, Playstation 3, and PC release will follow approximately a month later. It will be available as part of the Season...
Secret of the Tomb - Trailer #1
IGN Insider
Ben Stiller and Robin Williams reunite for the third film in the franchise....
Gameplay Trailer
IGN Insider
Drive turbocharged cars on new tracks in Russia and Austria in the new F1 racer....
The 10 Most Successful Movies Of All-Time Are...
IGN Insider
Avatar is the accepted all-time box office king, but if you adjust the figures for inflation, it's a very different story....
Official Trailer
IGN Insider
Roger Corman's B-movie sequel also features Conan O'Brien and Robert Carradine....
F1 2014 Announced; Check Out the First Trailer
IGN Insider
Codemasters has actually announced two new games coming in the F1 series, as F1 2014 won't be heading to PlayStation 4 or Xbox One....
How to Win the Curse of Naxxramas Mage Challenge
IGN Insider
We tackle the Mage Challenge boss battle....
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