• Chaser: ‘World’s smartest dog’, which knew over 1,000 words, dies aged 15

    Many owners struggle to teach their dogs to sit, fetch or even bark on command, but John Pilley, a retired psychiatrist, taught his border collie to understand more than 1,000 nouns, a feat that earned them both worldwide recognition.In 2004, Mr Pilley bought a black-and-white border collie he named Chaser.For three years, Mr Pilley trained her for four to five hours a day. He showed her an object, said its name up to 40 times, then hid it and asked her to find it.He used 800 cloth animal toys,
  • New On Amazon Prime Video In June 2022: The Boys, No Time To Die, Top Gun And More

    New On Amazon Prime Video In June 2022: The Boys, No Time To Die, Top Gun And More
    Amazon Prime Video is starting June off with a bang. While you still have over a week to wait before the avalanche of new shows and movies starts, you can get a look at what's coming below to make sure you clear enough real-world responsibilities from your schedule ahead of time.June starts with The Boys Season 3, the latest season in Amazon Prime's ultra-violent superhero show. Last season had Billy Butcher and his crew fighting not only the terrifyingly unbalanced Homelander, but his new girlf
  • PS5 Pro & New Xbox Coming In 2023? | GameSpot News

    PS5 Pro & New Xbox Coming In 2023? | GameSpot News
    TCL thinks PS5 Pro and a new Xbox is coming in 2023 or 2024, fans create Starfield in Unreal Engine 5, and No Man’s Sky releases its Leviathan update.
  • The Best Early Vendor Upgrades To Get In Destiny 2's Season Of The Haunted

    The Best Early Vendor Upgrades To Get In Destiny 2's Season Of The Haunted
    Destiny 2's Season of the Haunted has arrived and with it a bunch of new loot, new challenges, and a new vendor. Once players have completed the first mission of the season, they'll find that the Fallen wing of the H.E.L.M is now retrofitted with a new artifact, the Crown of Sorrow, found aboard the Glykon back in the Season of the Hunt, which now functions as the seasonal vendorMuch like the War Table in the past season, the Crown of Sorrow is where players will be able to purchase upgrades, ra
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  • Destiny 2: How To Get Austringer, Beloved, And Calus Minitool - Opulent Weapons Guide

    Destiny 2: How To Get Austringer, Beloved, And Calus Minitool - Opulent Weapons Guide
    With the Season of the Haunted, Destiny 2 is bringing back a few excellent guns from the past: weapons from the Season of Opulence released way back in 2019. You can find weapons like the Austringer hand cannon and the Beloved sniper rifle aboard the Derelict Leviathan--guns that were first made available in the Menagerie activity, and are even better now. But it's not entirely clear how you can earn them.As with other seasons, you can get Opulent weapons either from seasonal reward drops or by
  • Splitgate Season 2's Revamped Progression System Outlined

    Splitgate Season 2's Revamped Progression System Outlined
    We're just a week away from Splitgate's Beta Season 2 launch, and developer 1047 Games has given players a taste of what's to come in the free-to-play first-person shooter's upcoming season. While there is tons of new content coming to the game this season--including a remastered Abyss map, three new game modes, and updates to the in-game map creator--one of the biggest changes is a reworked leveling system.1047's senior product manager, Ben Fruhauf, gave Splitgate players an update on the new s
  • Dragon Age 4: Everything We Know About Bioware's Upcoming Fantasy RPG

    Dragon Age 4: Everything We Know About Bioware's Upcoming Fantasy RPG
    Developer BioWare first teased it was working on a new Dragon Age-related project in December 2018, confirming the project is actually an untitled fourth mainline Dragon Age game nearly two years later. Since then, we haven't heard all that much, save for a few intriguing nuggets of information. But, with both Summer Game Fest and all the Not-E3 summer events on the near horizon, it feels like a new announcement could be imminent.With Anthem abandoned and Mass Effect: Legendary Edition completed
  • Redfall: Everything We Know

    Redfall: Everything We Know
    After releasing well-received games like Dishonored, Prey, and Deathloop over the last decade, Arkane is once again setting its sights on creating a brand-new story universe in Redfall, a co-op game starring vampires and those who hunt them--and are hunted by them. The game was once slated for a 2022 launch, but after not seeing much more than a reveal trailer, it has been pushed back a bit. We should soon learn a lot more about Arkane's new game, but for now, here's everything we know so far.Re
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  • Apex Legends Mobile Review - Pocket-Sized Royale

    Apex Legends Mobile Review - Pocket-Sized Royale
    Apex Legends has gone pocket-sized with Apex Legends Mobile, an entirely separate version of the battle royale game for Android and iOS devices. Apex Legends Mobile is quite different from its older sibling, featuring a unique roster, maps, modes, and progression track--some of which unfortunately detract from the overall experience. However, Apex Legends Mobile streamlines the process of playing a battle royale to create a fairly rewarding experience that's fun to play.Apex Legends Mobile is a
  • Elon Musk Posted His Elden Ring Build, And From Software Fans Are Baffled

    Elon Musk Posted His Elden Ring Build, And From Software Fans Are Baffled
    Elon Musk may be the CEO of Tesla, the future owner of Twitter, and a billionaire, but according to just about everyone, his Elden Ring build could use some work. Like, a lot of work.Musk, who is currently facing sexual misconduct allegations, is a big fan of the game, having tweeted about it numerous times since its release. Most recently, Musk tweeted that "Elden Ring, experienced in its entirety, is the most beautiful art I've ever seen." When asked what kind of character he was playing in Fr
  • Apex Legends Mobile Brings In $5 Million In Its First Week

    Apex Legends Mobile Brings In $5 Million In Its First Week
    Just seven days after its May 17 launch, Apex Legends Mobile has already brought in $4.8 million from in-game purchases by players, according to mobile data tracking firm SensorTower. To put this into perspective, PUBG mobile generated only $600,000 in its first week after launching in 2018, while Call of Duty Mobile brought in a whopping $14.8 million in the week following its 2019 launch. But Apex Legends Mobile brings a lot to the table--including some serious cash.Both mobile games have sinc
  • Calus Bobblehead Locations In Destiny 2 Season Of The Haunted

    Calus Bobblehead Locations In Destiny 2 Season Of The Haunted
    Destiny 2’s Season of the Haunted began on May 24--bringing an Escalation Protocol-like activity and more to the Derelict Leviathan destination. The Leviathan is as massive as before, with multiple regions to explore--making it perfect for Easter egg hunts. Opulent, golden Bobbleheads of Cabal Emperor Calus are scattered around the ship. At the H.E.L.M. by the Crown of Sorrow, you can check which Bobbleheads you need for your dignified effigies of Calus display.H.E.L.M. Bobblehead DisplayC
  • How To Help Uvalde Families And Community Following Texas Shooting

    How To Help Uvalde Families And Community Following Texas Shooting
    A fatal mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas yesterday shook the world. Two adults and 19 children were killed at Robb Elementary School, in the second-deadliest school shooting in US history. It is difficult to express the magnitude of the tragedy.While many Americans are not directly impacted by the events, we are all heartbroken at the loss of life and loved ones. And naturally people are drawn to help in whatever way they can. There are several ways to help the victims' fam
  • Call Of Duty: Warzone 2 Map Drawing Emerges Online, Swimming Mechanic Revealed - Report

    Call Of Duty: Warzone 2 Map Drawing Emerges Online, Swimming Mechanic Revealed - Report
    An artistic rendering of the rumored map for Call of Duty: Warzone 2 has been published, giving an early look at the concept for what the playspace could look like in the much-anticipated new battle royale game.Tom Henderson and Try Hard Guides put together a drawing of what they believe Warzone 2's map could look like, based on reports about its layout and points of interest. The drawing, which you can see here at Try Hard Guides, shows a map featuring various points of interest and a river tha
  • Best Xbox Series X Games (May 2022)

    Best Xbox Series X Games (May 2022)
    The Xbox Series X|S has been out for more than a year and a half now, and the library has expanded to include a bunch of excellent games that take full advantage of the powerful hardware. And over the past few months, it has become significantly easier to find an Xbox Series X in stock--and the digital-only Series S has even been on sale a few times. If you recently picked up a Series X|S or are simply looking for more games to play, we've rounded up the best Xbox Series X games. Our list includ
  • How To Unlock The H4 Blixen SMG In CoD: Warzone And Vanguard

    How To Unlock The H4 Blixen SMG In CoD: Warzone And Vanguard
    Call of Duty Season 3 Reloaded went live on May 25, and the mid-season update added a new submachine gun for use in multiplayer, Zombies, and Warzone. Here's how you can unlock Season 3 Reloaded's H4 Blixen submachine gun.How to unlock the H4 BlixenThe H4 Blixen submachine gun is described as a weapon that offers mobility and accuracy in medium-range engagements. Activision says, "the H4 Blixen delivers a reliable three-shot burst at a further range than the Owen Gun, albeit with a slower rate o
  • Live-Action Speed Racer TV Series From Bad Robot Coming To Apple TV Plus - Report

    Live-Action Speed Racer TV Series From Bad Robot Coming To Apple TV Plus - Report
    A live-action TV series adapting the popular Speed Racer manga and animated show is reportedly in the works from Bad Robot, J.J. Abrams' production company. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bad Robot will executive produce.Citing unnamed sources, Hiram Martinez (Snowpiercer, Get Shorty) will co-write the project and serve as co-showrunner. Ron Fitzgerald, who works with Abrams on Westworld, will work with Martinez as co-writer and co-showrunner. The Hollywood Reporter also adds that this ada
  • Fortnite Rail Gun And Recon Scanner: Locations, Stats, And How They Work

    Fortnite Rail Gun And Recon Scanner: Locations, Stats, And How They Work
    After some recent Star Wars hijinx and a dose of sideways guns, Fortnite is shaking things up again this week by unvaulting the Rail Gun and Recon Scanner weapons. If you're looking to scan some folks or blast them to bits, you'll have a good time with these classic additions. Here's where to find these weapons, their stats, and how they work.Where to find the Rail Gun and how it worksThe Rail Gun can be found as ground loot or in chests and does not require any additional steps to obtain. It us
  • The Mandalorian's Jon Favreau Is Getting His Own Star Wars Action Figure

    The Mandalorian's Jon Favreau Is Getting His Own Star Wars Action Figure
    The Mandalorian creator John Favreau has been officially immortalized as a Star Wars action figure, which will be made exclusively available as a preorder at Star Wars Celebration 2022.The figure itself transplants a replica of Favreau's head on the body of Paz Vizsla, the burly Mandalorian warrior who debuted in the first season of the Disney series and appeared again in Book of Boba Fett. In that series, Viszla challenged Din Djarin for control of the Darksaber. Here's what it looks like (via
  • WoW Cross-Faction Support Releases May 31 Alongside Patch 9.2.5

    WoW Cross-Faction Support Releases May 31 Alongside Patch 9.2.5
    World of Warcraft's next major patch is coming May 31, Blizzard has announced, and while the 9.2.5 update is light on new content, it will at long last add cross-faction support to the long-running MMORPG.Cross-faction support will let members of the Alliance and the Horde, traditionally opposing factions, team up for instanced content like raids, dungeons, and arenas. Blizzard has released more details on how the system will work, and notes that players will need to have either added a member o
  • Modern Warfare 2 Release Date Confirmed, More Info Coming | GameSpot News

    Modern Warfare 2 Release Date Confirmed, More Info Coming | GameSpot News
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 gets an official release date, Battlefield 2042 winding down Hazard Zone mode, and Apex Legends players on Xbox suffer from cheaters.
  • Halo Infinite Head Of Design Leaves, Following Departure Of Multiplayer Design Director

    Halo Infinite Head Of Design Leaves, Following Departure Of Multiplayer Design Director
    Another higher-up at Halo Infinite developer 343 Industries has left the studio, as Jerry Hook is moving on. The former head of design at 343 announced that today, May 25, is his final day not only at 343, but also Microsoft and the Halo franchise overall. It's the latest big-name departure from the studio, though that isn't necessarily a sign for concern given how much upheaval the games industry has seen recently."This journey has been filled with creating new worlds, platforms, and products f
  • Hardspace: Shipbreaker - How To Survive Radiation, Depressurization, And Other Hazards

    Hardspace: Shipbreaker - How To Survive Radiation, Depressurization, And Other Hazards
    Shipbreaking in Hardspace: Shipbreaker is a dangerous job, and it doesn’t help that these spacecraft seem to have been made with some questionable safety protocol. Reactors, pressurized cabins, electrical devices, explosive fuel tanks. One wrong move and you may be sending the whole ship into the furnace in pieces. That’s after Lynx Corp pulls another one of your clones from its petri dish and sends you back to work.Here is a run-down of the hazards you will bump into in Hardspace: S
  • TCL Apparently Thinks PS5 Pro And New Xbox Are Coming In 2023/24

    TCL Apparently Thinks PS5 Pro And New Xbox Are Coming In 2023/24
    Electronics company TCL attended a conference in Poland and in a presentation, said that it expects a "PS5 Pro" and "new Xbox Series X|S" to arrive sometime between 2023 and 2024.According to Polish outlet PPE, TCL's presentation showed the timeline of consoles, starting with the PS4 and Xbox One in 2013 and then the release of PS4 Pro and Xbox One X a few years later. The presentation also marks the launch of the 9th generation of consoles with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S in 2020.At the e
  • Get A Free Gaming Headset With The Purchase Of An Xbox Series S

    Get A Free Gaming Headset With The Purchase Of An Xbox Series S
    If you've been thinking about picking up an Xbox Series S, now might be the time to do it. The Microsoft Store currently has a bundle deal that combines the Series S with the official Xbox Stereo Headset for $300. That means you're getting the Stereo Headset for free. It's unclear how long this bundle will be available for, so you may want to grab it soon if you're considering it. See Xbox Series S bundle at Xbox StoreThe Xbox Stereo Headset normally retails for $60. Though it's not a high-end g
  • What We Want To See From PlayStation During Not-E3

    What We Want To See From PlayStation During Not-E3
    PlayStation has not announced plans for any summer games events, but if history is any indication, the company will have some kind of showcase before the end of the year. Whether or not it happens during June--the traditional E3 timeframe--or sometime later remains to be seen, but we're expecting something. E3 2022 has been canceled, but nothing can stop gaming.While we wait for official details, GameSpot editors have sounded off on what they want to see from PlayStation at some point this year.
  • Today's Wordle Answer (#340) - May 25, 2022

    Today's Wordle Answer (#340) - May 25, 2022
    What's up my fellow Wordle freaks, it is May 25 and today's answer is something we're all probably a little familiar with. We've likely asked a friend to do today's word for us, and chances are we've done it for them too!Have you tried today's Wordle? If you haven't sussed it out already, it's a verb. I like verbs, if only because then I have to try a little harder on my hints than just give you some form of the definition. The way I got today's word is actually quite simple: I had a backup word
  • What We Want To See From Ubisoft During Not-E3

    What We Want To See From Ubisoft During Not-E3
    E3 2022 is not happening this year, but gaming showcases from the biggest companies are still happening. Ubisoft hasn't announced its plans just yet, but the company is rumored to have a massive showcase on tap to highlight its future games, and there are many in the works.Here at GameSpot, editors are sounding off on what they want to see at a potential Ubisoft showcase this summer. Read on for more! Check out the full Not E3 schedule to learn more about this summer's big gaming events.Immortal
  • Starfield Imagined With Unreal Engine 5 Sets A High Bar For Bethesda

    Starfield Imagined With Unreal Engine 5 Sets A High Bar For Bethesda
    Starfield may be delayed until 2023, but one group of fans has created its own interpretation of what Bethesda's next big RPG may look like were it to use Unreal Engine 5, and it might just make the wait for the official game even harder.The video, "Imagining Starfield," shows off impressive alien worlds, massive starships, and bustling spaceports, all while a powerful and hopeful score plays in the background. It looks gorgeous, lived-in, and breathtaking all at the same time, and certainly set
  • How To Find Silver Ore In V Rising

    How To Find Silver Ore In V Rising
    Throughout the expansive world of V Rising, there are dozens of materials that you can gather and use for further use. Whether that's to build your castle, add stations to craft items, or develop new combat methods, you will need most materials in the game at some point or another. One material that might seem off-limits to players is silver, however. As the lore goes, silver is toxic to vampires; it's one of the items that humans have used to ward off vampires in the past. In V Rising, though,

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