Jason CrossExecutive Editor, TechHive

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Jason has written professionally about technology and video games for almost 20 years. His goal in life is to figure out how complicated technology works and explain it in a way anyone can understand.

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Play This! Podcast 38: Disney Animated and Infinity

Disney is on a roll, with the release of it's toy-collecting game creation kit Inifinity and the truly impressive Disney Animated app.

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Play This! Podcast 37: From the web to TV

Jason, Alex, and Susie talk about the failure of nearly every web phenomenon that found its way to "real" TV.

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Play This! Podcast 35: Our favorite mobile games

Really, we have no idea what makes a mobile game great, but that doesn't stop us from picking our favorites.

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Play This! Podcast 34: The Last of Us

The Last of Us is dark, depressing, and makes you feel bad. You should definitely play it.

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Play This! Podcast: An Animal Crossing intervention

Carlos, Jason, and Alex C. live second lives as Animal Crossing characters. Stay tuned as they discuss bells and the finer points of turnip sales.

Review: Ouya is the little gaming console that couldn't

The $100 console that blew up on Kickstarter just isn't ready for retail.

TechHive at E3: Day One is over, but the show is just starting

Our summary of the first day of E3 2013 finds us exhausted, ears ringing, and frustrated at Nintendo. But we saw a lot of games!

Live blog: Sony at E3 2013

What will Sony announce at this year's E3 gaming expo? Find out in our Monday night live blog.

Microsoft talks games at E3

Here are details on the Xbox One and other announcements made Monday from Microsoft's press event at the E3 gaming conference in Los Angeles. Click the link to replay the event with our added commentary and coverage.

Five ways E3 2013 can surprise and delight us

It’ll take more than flashy graphics and franchise sequels to get our adrenaline going at the Electronic Entertainment Expo next week.

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Play This! Podcast: Star Trek blows our mind and we predict Nintendo's smartphone

Alex, Carlos, and Jason discuss the phenomenal new Star Trek and predict how Nintendo will go into smartphones on the cusp of a console flop.

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What we do (and don't) know about the new Xbox

Rumors are swirling ahead of Microsoft's May 21 unveiling of the next Xbox. Here's what we know now, and what we expect to learn.

The name of the next Xbox may be Xbox Fusion

Microsoft snapped up lots of domains related to the name Xbox Fusion, and they all redirect to the mail Xbox page.

Live Blog: Google I/O 2013 Keynote

Google will kick off its I/O conference on Wednesday, May 15 with a keynote that starts at 9 a.m. PT. Join us for our live coverage.