• 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,
  • Xbox Series X Expansion Drive Gets Discount On Newegg

    Xbox Series X Expansion Drive Gets Discount On Newegg
    The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S both support expanded storage for playing next-gen games, but doing so requires a proprietary storage card. Right now, that Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X|S is on sale at Newegg, giving you more than $20 off its regular price so you can install even more games.See on NeweggTo take advantage of the 10% discount, all you have to do is enter the promo code 93XQY65 in the code field during checkout. This will give you the discount, which drops th
  • Nintendo, Please Keep The Weird, Unexpected Releases Like Famicom Detective Club Coming

    Nintendo, Please Keep The Weird, Unexpected Releases Like Famicom Detective Club Coming
    While they may not be blockbuster-level releases, Nintendo's obscure Famicom Detective Club games arrive on Switch next week, making this a notable moment for the system. As Nintendo itself has called them, these two games are "deep cuts" from the company's early years, a pair of previously unlocalized visual novels that originally launched for the Famicom Disk System (hence their namesake) back in the late '80s. This marks the first time either title is ever being released outside of Japan, and
  • How NEO: The World Ends With You Is Designed For A New Era

    How NEO: The World Ends With You Is Designed For A New Era
    The World Ends With You (TWEWY) was a lot of things--an innovative RPG that put the Nintendo DS's touch screen to good use, a stylish experience that demonstrated youthful expression through fashion and music, and one of the most experimental games in Square Enix's history. But despite the game's cult status, TWEWY has not had an official follow up in the 14 years since its release. Until now, that is, with the upcoming NEO: The World Ends With You.The original TWEWY came back around with the Sw
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  • Keep Your Sensitive Information Safe With The Deeper Connect VPN Hardware

    Keep Your Sensitive Information Safe With The Deeper Connect VPN Hardware
    In today’s digitally-based world, protecting your sensitive information is paramount. By now, you've undoubtedly heard of compromising data leaks or cyber thieves who can pull credit card, bank account, or even social security numbers from your laptop or smartphone just using shared public Wi-Fi.A common solution for combating the perils of cybersecurity is a VPN, but often these are not fully effective. In fact, it's been reported that as much as 84% of user data is at risk of theft or le
  • Firearms Expert Reacts To Rising Storm 2: Vietnam’s Guns

    Firearms Expert Reacts To Rising Storm 2: Vietnam’s Guns
    Jonathan Ferguson, a weapons expert and Keeper of Firearms & Artillery at the Royal Armouries, breaks down the weaponry of Rising Storm 2: Vietnam, including the M79 grenade launcher, the M9A1 flamethrower, and the M60 light machine gun.
  • Take-Two Nintendo Switch Sale Has Deals On Borderlands, BioShock, And XCOM

    Take-Two Nintendo Switch Sale Has Deals On Borderlands, BioShock, And XCOM
    Take-Two has been a fairly big supporter of the Nintendo Switch, bringing some of its biggest games to the little system that could. Several of those games are currently on sale via the Nintendo eShop, offering enormous discounts, and many of the titles are actually bundles containing a few games. BioShock, Borderlands, and XCOM are among the games with their prices slashed, so don't delay if you want them. BioShock: The Collection is one of the biggest deals during this sale, with its price dro
  • Halo: MCC Dev Update Details Various Changes Ahead Of Season 7

    Halo: MCC Dev Update Details Various Changes Ahead Of Season 7
    Halo: The Master Chief Collection is changing in some big ways very soon. A development update for the game posted by 343 Industries community support and engagement coordinator Tyler Davis has revealed some of the changes players can expect as the game gears up for its seventh season.Today's post goes over planned updates to features across The Master Chief Collection, from multiplayer to flight plans for the next season. It even touches on the upcoming custom games browser for the game, which
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  • Roku And Google Argue Over YouTube TV App

    Roku And Google Argue Over YouTube TV App
    If you're one of the millions of users who access their streaming services through a Roku-branded television or streaming box, you may have noticed just how long it took HBO Max and Peacock to arrive on the service. Now, Google and Roku are at odds over the YouTube app following Roku's removal of the separate YouTube TV app. Google added fuel to the fire today by adding YouTube TV to the existing YouTube App.The fun kicked off last week when Roku removed the YouTube TV app from the Roku store. T
  • Get A First Look At Supergirl's New Guardian In Costume

    Get A First Look At Supergirl's New Guardian In Costume
    Kelly Olsen (Azie Tesfai) will be picking up the mantle of Guardian in the twelfth episode of Supergirl's sixth and final season, titled "Blind Spots." She is taking over the role from James Olsen (Mehcad Brooks), who left the series back in Season 5. Take a look at Kelly in full Guardian costume in Tesfai's celebratory tweet below.While this superhero, character, & my process of writing her debut represents many ‘firsts’... the one I’m most proud of is cultural:
    The first
  • Resident Evil Village Food Guide - Where To Find All Ingredients

    Resident Evil Village Food Guide - Where To Find All Ingredients
    Resident Evil Village's traveling merchant, the Duke, will sell you a whole lot of useful stuff over the course of the game. One service you might not know he offers, though, is his culinary expertise. If you find the ingredients, the Duke will cook various meals and share them with you. These meals are extremely useful--they boost protagonist Ethan Winters' overall stats, giving him more health, faster movement speed, and a stronger defensive guard.The ingredients the Duke needs for these meals
  • The FTC Is Not Happy With Manufacturers That Don't Let You Repair Their Products

    The FTC Is Not Happy With Manufacturers That Don't Let You Repair Their Products
    This week, the United States government signaled its intent to take the side of consumers in the fight over the "right to repair," or the ability for consumers to readily and easily repair their own devices. In a new report, the Federal Trade Commission attacks manufacturers, listing an array of anti-competitive and restrictive action taken to prevent owners from fixing their products.The report, titled Nixing the Fix, has been eagerly anticipated by both manufacturers and consumer rights advoca
  • Call Of Duty: Warzone Double XP Now Live

    Call Of Duty: Warzone Double XP Now Live
    Double XP in Call of Duty: Warzone is live now, but it only lasts until tomorrow. Activision announced that, in response to 1 million players completing Call of Duty's challenge for supporting veterans, it would grant extra experience points for all players for 24 hours.Last week, Activision kicked off an in-game challenge to raise awareness for action to support veteran medics and hospital corpsmen and women. The challenge tasks people to revive five downed players in Call of Duty: Warzone; com
  • Skullgirls 2nd Encore Is Getting A New DLC Character

    Skullgirls 2nd Encore Is Getting A New DLC Character
    Skullgirls 2nd Encore is getting a new DLC character, developer Hidden Variable and publisher Autumn Games announced. Her name is Umbrella and she is part of the game's Season 1 Pass DLC. She is planned to be released sometime in 2021 and will also be available in the Mobile version.Hidden Variable says that Umbrella is still in early development, but the developer wanted to share some details about her playstyle. Umbrella has a living weapon named Hungern that she utilizes with most of her atta
  • Trials of Osiris Rewards This Week Are Igneous Hammer, Igneous Hammer, And Igneous Hammer (May 7-11)

    Trials of Osiris Rewards This Week Are Igneous Hammer, Igneous Hammer, And Igneous Hammer (May 7-11)
    This weekend marks the last Trials of Osiris event in Destiny 2 before the launch of its next content season, the Season of the Splicer, on May 11. You're going to want to jump into the multiplayer competition this time, because it's your best chance ever of getting a god roll on Igneous Hammer, the hand cannon that has become a PvP favorite throughout the season. Every reward this week is Ingeous Hammer, greatly intensifying your chances of getting your perfect version. Here's what you can expe
  • Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3 Will Probably Be Drax's Last, Says Dave Bautista

    Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3 Will Probably Be Drax's Last, Says Dave Bautista
    Since his introduction in the first Guardians of the Galaxy movie, Drax the Destroyer has been one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe characters fans love most. His time in the MCU could be coming to an end, though. In a new interview, Drax actor Dave Bautista says Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is set to be his last time playing the role.Speaking to Digital Spy to promote his new Netflix film Army of the Dead, the wrestler-turned-actor said that at one point a Guardians spin-off movie was pitched
  • Where is Xur Today? (May 7-11) - Destiny 2 Xur Location And Exotics Guide

    Where is Xur Today? (May 7-11) - Destiny 2 Xur Location And Exotics Guide
    After some maintenance to kick off the closing ceremonies of the Guardian Games, Destiny 2 is back online. The Season of the Chosen is ending on Tuesday, so this is your last chance to visit Xur and pick up new Exotics before the Season of the Splicer begins on May 11. Here's where he is and what he's selling.Head to the Tower, in the Hangar area, to find Xur this week. For his weapon, Xur is offering Skyburner's Oath. Hunters can pick up the Gwisin Vest chest armor; for Titans, there's the Mask
  • Yes, There's A Reason Resident Evil Village's Ethan Can Shrug Off Dismemberment

    Yes, There's A Reason Resident Evil Village's Ethan Can Shrug Off Dismemberment
    Resident Evil Village certainly lives up to the franchise's particular pedigree of survival horror, putting you into tense, horrifying encounters with ravenous monsters that channel the best of what the genre is all about. Throughout Ethan's harrowing journey to rescue his daughter, he'll face off with feral Lycans and the sadistic pleasures of Lady Dmitrscu and her cabal demented monstrosities. And as you will see in just the first hour of the game, Ethan is going to get hurt...a lot.The Reside
  • 8 Minutes Of Hood: Outlaws & Legends Gameplay

    8 Minutes Of Hood: Outlaws & Legends Gameplay
    We try out 3 different characters in Hood: Outlaws & Legends. Robin who's primary weapon is a bow and is great for marking enemies and taking them out from a distance. We also play as Marianne who has a repeating cross bow and dagger armlet. Finally we play as John who wields a giant hammer and has the strength to open up gateways for himself and his teammates. Find out if we can pick pocket the sheriff and extract the gold.
  • Army Of The Dead To Get A 15 Minute Sneak Peek On May 13

    Army Of The Dead To Get A 15 Minute Sneak Peek On May 13
    Zack Snyder's upcoming zombie heist movie, Army of the Dead, may not be hitting Netflix until May 21, but the first 15 minutes of the film will be available well in advance. Netflix tweeted today that excited fans will be given the opportunity to see the intro during a YouTube event on May 13--though they might have to do more than just settle in to watch, based on the tweet's cryptic wording. Take a look.If you want to unlock the first 15 minutes of #ArmyOfTheDead you're going to have to do so
  • Returnal Developer Cheats Uncovered By Community, But You Probably Can't Use Them

    Returnal Developer Cheats Uncovered By Community, But You Probably Can't Use Them
    Returnal players have discovered the presence of "cheat codes" in the PS5 game that can only be triggered by a keyboard. Likely intended to facilitate debugging and game testing for developers, the shortcuts allow you to spawn weapons in front of you and give you the ability to teleport back to your ship with most of your gear and build. The cheats have since been patched out, but if you own the game on disc and manage to avoid the patches, you can still use them, though that's very much at your
  • Resident Evil Village Ending Explained: Where Does The Series Go From Here?

    Resident Evil Village Ending Explained: Where Does The Series Go From Here?
    Warning: Here be spoilers for the story of Resident Evil Village and Resident Evil 7. Read on at your own risk!Throughout Resident Evil Village, you'll see allusions to the Umbrella corporation's iconic logo. As with trailers and marketing images, it all raises a serious question--what does this strange Eastern European village have to do with the evil company responsible for the creation of the T-Virus, the destruction of Raccoon City, and the years of monster-based bioterrorism that have gripp
  • Owen Wilson To Star In Family Action Movie Secret Headquarters

    Owen Wilson To Star In Family Action Movie Secret Headquarters
    Actor Owen Wilson will be following up his role in the upcoming Marvel series Loki with the family action movie, Secret Headquarters, according to Deadline. The film is being described as "a high-concept family action movie about a kid who discovers the secret headquarters of the world’s most powerful superhero hidden beneath his home and must defend it with his group of friends when villains attack."Wilson's role in Secret Headquarters has not yet been announced, but the screenwriting tri
  • Disney World reveals Boo Bash Halloween Celebration

    Disney World reveals Boo Bash Halloween Celebration
    Hot on the heels of Disneyland opening in California, Walt Disney World has revealed how it'll be celebrating Halloween. While the park won't be doing its traditional Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party this year, it has lined up an alternative. Disney After Hours Boo Bash kicks off on August 10 and runs select nights through October 31, after Magic Kingdom closes.The event will give guests access to the parks, as well as the option to wear Halloween costumes--something you typically can't do
  • Returnal Patch 1.3.6 Coming Saturday, Fixes Save Corruption Bug

    Returnal Patch 1.3.6 Coming Saturday, Fixes Save Corruption Bug
    Despite the previous one releasing just a day ago, Returnal is getting yet another patch, with update 1.3.6 due out tomorrow, May 8. The patch will fix a few different issues that had previously been addressed in the problematic 1.3.5 patch, and it also addresses an issue with save data corruption.The update's patch notes were released on Housemarque's Twitter, and though they're concise, they address the pressing issues in the game's current version. Crashes, preorder suits blocking progress in
  • Zipline Saves Player From Certain Death In Call Of Duty: Warzone

    Zipline Saves Player From Certain Death In Call Of Duty: Warzone
    Call of Duty: Warzone matches can sometimes be met with bad decisions and death, but every now and then you're met with perfect happenstance. This seems to be the case for Reddit user WentzWagon420, who shared a funny clip of a zipline saving their life in a match of Warzone.Ziplines are a great way to quickly traverse the landscape in Call of Duty: Warzone, especially for zipping up to get a rooftop advantage for some sniping. In this player's case, the zipline saved them from an enemy's finis
  • The Witcher 3 Next-Gen Update Might Use Fan Mods

    The Witcher 3 Next-Gen Update Might Use Fan Mods
    The Witcher 3 is slated to receive a next-gen update sometime in 2021, and when it does arrive, it just might include work done by the game's vibrant PC modding community.The creator of The Witcher 3 HD Reworked Project mod for the PC version of The Witcher 3, Halk Hogan, recently stated he had been contacted by developer CD Projekt Red about cooperating in some capacity. As reported by Kotaku, Hogan thinks it's likely his mod will be included in the game's official next-gen update, though he is
  • Don't Miss Vinny, Alex, And Brad's Final Giant Bomb Stream

    Don't Miss Vinny, Alex, And Brad's Final Giant Bomb Stream
    Earlier this week, longtime Giant Bomb employees Brad Shoemaker, Vinny Caravella, and Alex Navarro all announced they would be leaving the site. Today, May 7, is their final day, and Giant Bomb is holding a special stream to celebrate their legacy.The "See You Next Game" stream is happening now, and it follows the final Giant Beastcast from the previous day, which saw an appearance from former editor Dan Ryckert. We expect to shed some tears during the stream, as Caravella and Shoemaker have bot
  • Destiny 2's Adorable Baby Fallen Are Now Plush Toys

    Destiny 2's Adorable Baby Fallen Are Now Plush Toys
    The new Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer trailer introduced the world to adorable baby Fallen creatures, and soon you'll be able to own a plushy version of them.Bungie has announced it's working with Numskull Designs on the "adorable Eliksni snuggle bugs." They are about 10 inches long and appear to come in two different color options, but the description doesn't have any details on the materials or other specifics. You can see the cute little critters in the images below.Hello there, little one
  • A Quiet Place: Part 2 Star And Director Want Want More Money For Shortened Theatrical Run - Report

    A Quiet Place: Part 2 Star And Director Want Want More Money For Shortened Theatrical Run - Report
    A Quiet Place: Part II star Emily Blunt and writer/director John Krasinski are reportedly seeking additional compensation from Paramount Pictures due to how the sequel's theatrical run has been impacted by both the coronavirus pandemic and the roll-out of the studio's new streaming service, Paramount+. According to Bloomberg, Krasinski and Blunt, who are married, each have contracts on the film that pays them based on the film's box-office performance.However, Paramount, which is owned by Viacom

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