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We're giving away 20 digital copies of Just Cause 2
— 6:42 PM on July 13, 2010

To coincide with the release of their new GeForce GTX 460, the folks at Nvidia have given us 20 licenses for Just Cause 2...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Cloud-based gaming service has predictably high latency
— 4:06 PM on July 9, 2010

It's mid-afternoon on a Friday, so my head's a little in the clouds. But then so is everything else these days. Cloud-based storage...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Mafia II eye candy requires a beefy PC
— 12:33 PM on July 9, 2010

On August 24, 2K Games will release its sequel to the 2002 open-world shooter Mafia on the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Unlike most...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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How many CPU cores do you need for games?
— 11:25 AM on July 8, 2010

These days, it's virtually impossible to buy a desktop CPU with fewer than two cores. Dual-core CPUs have become the norm, and quad-core systems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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NASA invites gamers to Moonbase Alpha
— 6:00 AM on July 8, 2010

The way things are going, NASA sending a man back to the Moon doesn't look too likely, at least in the near term. The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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PhysX hobbled on the CPU by x87 code
— 12:21 AM on July 7, 2010

Nvidia has long promoted its PhysX game physics middleware as an example of a computing problem that benefits greatly from GPU acceleration, and a number...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Steam sale targets Borderlands, Crysis, and Half-Life 2
— 4:45 PM on July 2, 2010

Yes, we already told you about the Steam sale last week, and we posted a reminder with some new Steam bargains in yesterday's deal...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: It's raining coupons, halellujah!
— 1:08 PM on July 1, 2010

Newegg has kicked off Fourth of July celebrations a little early this year, e-mailing us a cornucopia of coupon codes that can shrink prices...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Cases Storage Input devices Gaming Networking

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PC the most popular gaming platform in the UK
— 12:03 PM on June 30, 2010

If I had a nickel for every time a forum fanboy or industry analyst foretold the death of PC gaming at the hands of consoles,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Trailer shows three minutes of Portal 2 gameplay
— 6:00 AM on June 29, 2010

We got to feast our eyes on plenty of Portal 2 media while E3 was in full swing earlier this month. Valve isn't done...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dead Rising 2 will hit PCs, consoles on September 28
— 9:26 AM on June 28, 2010

Way back in February 2009, we found out that the sequel to Capcom's zombie killfest Dead Rising would come out on the PC. (The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: 160GB X25-M for $400, and the mother of all Steam sales
— 4:14 PM on June 25, 2010

Since the tagline under our logo says "PC Hardware Explored," kicking off this deal post with a hardware deal seems prudent. And we've come across...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Medal of Honor public beta kicks off for the PC
— 2:46 PM on June 21, 2010

That didn't take very long. Six months after unveiling a trailer for a new Medal of Honor game, Electronic Arts has kicked off...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Beta sign-ups open for Fallout Online
— 5:06 PM on June 18, 2010

Had enough of post-apocalyptic games yet? Hopefully not, because as Shacknews reports, Interplay has started letting folks sign up for the Fallout Online beta....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Wi-Fi quadricopter offers augmented reality dogfights
— 10:54 AM on June 17, 2010

This year's E3 expo is teeming with new games and funky motion controllers. And then there's Parrot's AR.Drone, which has four tiny helicopter rotors,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Valve shows first Portal 2 footage
— 6:00 AM on June 16, 2010

As E3 rolled on late yesterday, Valve released the very first footage of Portal 2, the upcoming sequel to its first-person action puzzle game. You...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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GoldenEye 007 successor to hit the Wii this year
— 5:15 PM on June 15, 2010

If you owned a Nintendo 64 in the late 1990s—or if you knew someone who did—chances are you got to play GoldEeye 007. The James...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Crysis 2 to have multi-platform 3D support
— 4:03 PM on June 15, 2010

If stereoscopic 3D isn't the future, the entertainment and hardware industries are certainly trying their hardest to make it so. During the Electronics Arts press...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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