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Reader Discussion: Do You Enjoy Brutally Challenging Games?

Next week, Dark Souls III is releasing in North America.The RPG series is, of course, notoriously known for its brutal difficulty, which is one of the game's biggest hooks for some.

Watch over an hour of Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness in English

We're still a few months out from the summer North American release of Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, the fifth entry in Square Enix's sci-fi role-playing series.But this week we were able to go hands-on with a completed English build of the upcoming game.

The Most Underappreciated Meta Moments In Games

Its developer, Remedy Entertainment, is known for stocking its games to the brim with neat little Easter eggs that often hint at a connected universe shared between games.There are also references to Remedy's Max Payne series.

Watch The Hilarious Ramifications Of Stopping Time In This Superhot Parody

In the indie first-person shooter Superhot, time only moves when you move.Does everyone remain frozen in time as they wait for your next move?

Mounting data suggest antibacterial soaps do more harm than good

But the data that have washed up on the cleansers in recent years suggest that they actually do more harm than good—for you, those around you, and the environment.The FDA has asked antibacterial soap makers to send in data showing that their soaps beat out regular soaps at keeping people germ-free and healthy.

Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! still has secrets to share, 29 years later

Nearly 30 years after Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!launched on the Nintendo Entertainment System, gamers are still discovering secrets inside it.

Punch-Out!! Secret Found 29 Years After Release

It's been nearly 30 years since the NES classic Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!was released, and today a Reddit user has found a secret that's been kept hidden all these years.

The search for exoplanets goes cold as Kepler enters emergency mode

Something's gone wrong aboard the planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft.On Friday evening, mission manager Charlie Sobeck announced that Kepler had entered "emergency mode.

Nosgoth fails to release as beta shuts down

but has pulled the plug before it had the chance to leave beta after two an a half years of testing.A statement on their forums reads: “A massive amount of work has gone into making Nosgoth a reality, and continually bringing new developments to the game.

Researchers help shut down spam botnet that enslaved 4,000 Linux machines

A botnet that enslaved about 4,000 Linux computers and caused them to blast the Internet with spam for more than a year has finally been shut down.In February of this year, the group took control of the Internet address belonging to the command server, making it possible for researchers to "sinkhole" the botnet.

Star Citizen EVA transitions video

Cl;oud Imperium are attempting to make their first-person experience thrilling and this new video shows the game’s EVA transitions.Watch lots of footage of a character wandering around station platforms and then leaping into space and shooting at nothing.

Dark Souls Board Game Heads To Kickstarter

This isn't the first time we see a From Software game getting the tabletop treatment.Last month, it was announced that Bloodborne would be transformed into a tabletop game.

Ford just made spotting its police SUV a lot harder

Scofflaw drivers beware: spotting police vehicles is about to get more challenging.We knew where we stood with the Ford Crown Victoria—unless painted bright yellow it was always a cop car.

Fallout: New Vegas gets the 'quick loot' system that made Fallout 4 so convenient

As can be seen in the video above, players can search, take and store items in New Vegas just as they do in Fallout 4, without laboriously bringing up an inventory screen for each container, cabinet or dead body.It also makes one of the most common acts in the RPG series consistent across its two latest games, for those still playing both.

Warner Bros. Keeping Closer Eye On The Justice League Movie After Batman vs Superman Reception

After Batman vs Superman did not receive the universal praise that it could have gotten, Warner Bros.is set to be more hands-on with the first Justice League movie coming out next year.

David Hayter Says Being Replaced As Snake Was "Kind Of Disrespectful"

However, Hideo Kojima chose to replace him in his iconic role for Metal Gear Solid V with Kiefer Sutherland, which Hayter is still not every happy about.The latest interview with Hayter came live through a video podcast on YongYea’s YouTube channel, in which Hayter was a part of for over an hour and a half.

iZombie is the zombie-themed police procedural show you need to be watching

It’s only when they go without brains for long enough that the show’s zombies become standard-issue horror tropes.And, crucially, when iZombie zombies eat brains, they pick up some personality tics and memories from the deceased.

Star Fox Zero Brings Back The Puppets For Latest Trailer

We’ve seen some new trailers and gameplay videos from different regions of Nintendo, but the latest has come from Nintendo of America that has brought back the beloved Star Fox puppets.It had been years since we last saw Star Fox puppets, but last year’s E3 Digital Event brought them back in what was easily the highlight of the show, though vastly improved from the originals.

Elderly woman prays to League of Legends character

An elderly woman in China knelt before a statue of a League of Legends character and prayed, touching off a viral reaction of equal parts amusement and sympathy.Someone inside an internet café snapped a picture of the woman kneeling and burning incense before a larger-than-life statue of Garen, a character who has been in League of Legends for about six years.

Miitomo Had More Than 1.6 Million Downloads In First Four Days Of Release

We told you the other day that Miitomo was sitting at #1 on both the iOS App Store and the Android Google Play store, though no specific numbers were given for them at the time, except that the Google Play store had the very vague between 1-5 million downloads.6 million downloads over its first four days, which ranged from its launch on March 31 to April 3.