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Crysis 2 DX11 patch could be on the way
— 5:06 PM on March 28, 2011

Could we see a patch that brings DirectX 11 graphics options to Crysis 2 sooner rather than later? Maybe so, judging by whispers emanating from...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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PlayStation phone has great controller, lousy screen
— 12:49 PM on March 28, 2011

While waiting for a movie this weekend, I was amazed at just how many folks in the audience were passing the time by playing games...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

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Just Cause studio boss calls DRM 'completely useless'
— 6:00 AM on March 28, 2011

There's always something refreshing about PC game developers taking a stand against restrictive copy protection. Judging by an interview with ComputerAndVideoGames, Avalanche Studios chief...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Cheap storage and discounted graphics
— 11:45 AM on March 25, 2011

We've got a little bit of everything in this week's deals post. Let's start with storage, which is a popular category for deep discounts....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

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Duke Forever release pushed back a month
— 9:40 AM on March 24, 2011

It was all too good to be true, wasn't it? A release date set in stone, May 3, for what's probably the world's most...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Sandy Bridge coming to 11.6-inch gaming notebook
— 11:10 AM on March 23, 2011

Alienware's M11x laptop is a curious beast: an 11.6" ultraportable designed specifically with gamers in mind. The current version is a little thicker and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Duke adds a little more controversy
— 5:59 PM on March 22, 2011

If you've seen the various Duke Nukem Forever trailers and video clips, you've probably figured out that this is hardly a kid's game. The

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Trailer reveals Deus Ex prequel gameplay
— 10:54 AM on March 22, 2011

The original Deus Ex will probably go down as one of the greatest PC games of all time. Unfortunately, its Invisible War sequel wasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Prey 2 to feature new character, gameplay mechanics
— 5:19 PM on March 21, 2011

Last week, we found out that Prey 2 is in development at Human Head Studios. Details are now starting to trickle about exactly what...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD's Huddy: developers want DirectX to 'go away'
— 12:23 PM on March 21, 2011

One week after graphics programmer extraordinaire John Carmack noted that DirectX is much improved and even preferable to OpenGL, AMD developer relations manager Richard...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Portal 2 TV spot hits YouTube
— 2:09 PM on March 18, 2011

Valve is pulling out the big portal guns to tease the sequel to its infectiously fun puzzle-action game. An "upcoming TV spot trailer" for Portal...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Volition brings PC development in-house
— 12:45 PM on March 18, 2011

While some developers farm out work on the PC versions of games they're building primarily for consoles, Volition is bringing its PC efforts in-house. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nazis, dinosaurs collide in Dino D-Day multiplayer shooter
— 10:39 AM on March 17, 2011

Sometimes, I get the feeling that modern games take themselves too seriously. While browsing Shacknews this morning, I noticed one that definitely doesn't:...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Doug Church joins Valve software
— 10:03 AM on March 17, 2011

If you've ever heard about Deus Ex, System Shock, and Thief, odds are it was from an old-school gamer who wouldn't shut up about how...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Batman: Arkham City trailer shows gameplay footage
— 6:00 AM on March 16, 2011

Batman: Arkham Asylum was a big hit in 2009, drawing excellent reviews that led the PC version to an impressive meta-score of 91...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Prey 2 primed for a 2012 release
— 10:40 AM on March 15, 2011

Time to fend off yet another alien invasion. Bethesda announced yesterday that Prey 2 is set to arrive for the PC and consoles...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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John Carmack thinks DirectX is better than OpenGL
— 10:15 AM on March 14, 2011

For what seems like forever, id Software programming guru John Carmack has built his legendary game engines around the cross-platform OpenGL API. That trend...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Winners selected in MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti screenshot contest
— 1:37 PM on March 11, 2011

We've chosen the winners for our in-game screenshot contest. There were a lot of great entries; some made us laugh, while others had...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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