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Weekend tech reading: Full-sized Lego X-Wing Fighter, Xbox used games won't have a fee, Intel tablets incoming

Weekend tech reading: Full-sized Lego X-Wing Fighter, Xbox used games won't have a fee, Intel tablets incoming

This is the world’s largest LEGO model at 11-feet tall, 43-feet long, and with a 44-foot wingspan. It's made of over five-million LEGO bricks (5,335,200 to be exact), weighs 45,979.61 pounds (including bricks and steel infrastructure), and took 32 builders 17,336 hours (about four months) to construct. And yes, it has an R2 unit it in it.

Opinion: The subscription MMO is dead - long live free to play?

Opinion: The subscription MMO is dead - long live free to play?

The era of the subscription-based online game has well and truly ended in 2012. It had a good run, really. Fifteen years is quite a long time for anything to stay static in the land of gaming. Ultima Online introduced the idea back in 1997, when those of us who had internet access were mostly still on dial-up and got booted off...

EA CEO talks Mass Effect 3 and Star Wars numbers

EA CEO talks Mass Effect 3 and Star Wars numbers

EA chief executive John Riccitiello has shared early numbers regarding the recent launch of Mass Effect 3. Speaking at the Wedbush Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference in New York City, Riccitiello said that he is feeling awfully good about the…
Holiday Guide: This Season's Hottest PC Games

Holiday Guide: This Season's Hottest PC Games

Twenty-eleven is coming to a rapid conclusion and game makers are preparing to cash in on the holiday season by unleashing some of the year's finest titles. Although some of our most anticipated games wound up being duds on some level, there's still hope for the tailgunners of 2011.

In keeping with tradition, we've assembled a list of 16 PC games that should be on your radar for the frigid months ahead. Titles are ordered by their North American PC release date -- no earlier than September 15 and no later than December 31.

News around the web: Lucas to release Star Wars in 3D

George Lucas to release Star Wars in 3D @ BBC News Cataclysm release date set for December 7 @ WoWInsider China pollution: You think that's air you're breathing? @ Shanghaiist Vdara hotel 'death ray' claiming victims in the Las Vegas Strip @ Engadet See…

News around the web: Star Wars on Blu-ray in 2011

Lucas: Star Wars on Blu-ray in 2011 @ Wired OpenSolaris is Dead @ Sstallion The Global Cities Index 2010 @ Foreign Policy Private server company forced to pay Blizzard $88M @ WoW.com See more articles and reviews. Five years ago in TechSpot: Apple stock hits record…