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Lucid reaches for the clouds with GPU virtualization
— 3:45 PM on January 16, 2012

By now, you're likely familiar with the basic technology behind Lucid's various products. Whether it's the original Hydra GPU load balancer or the

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Sandy Bridge upgrades come to Zotac mini PCs
— 11:42 AM on January 16, 2012

While we were most excited to see 7-series Mini-ITX boards at Zotac's CES showcase last week, the company also had a number of interesting...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Industry marches ahead with plans to copy, counter Apple
— 1:51 AM on January 10, 2012

CES — After making our way through a dizzying series of meetings and events on the press-oriented "day zero" of the Consumer Electronics Show...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Game pre-orders, PSUs, and notebook RAM
— 5:22 PM on January 6, 2012

Let's start this week's post with a few game pre-order deals. We're all excited about some of the releases coming this year, and Amazon...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Gaming

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Catalyst 12.1a driver lays groundwork for Rage update
— 2:03 PM on January 5, 2012

There's a new Catalyst graphics driver out, but judging by the release notes, it's probably not much use to folks who aren't planning to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Steam hits five million concurrent players
— 6:00 AM on January 5, 2012

Rumors of the PC's demise as a gaming platform have, once again, been greatly exaggerated. According to PC Gamer, Valve's Steam service hit a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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2012 to bring a bounty of new PC games
— 12:10 PM on January 4, 2012

2011 was a great year for games. Heck, I'm still nowhere near catching up on all the new releases from the last couple of months....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Cheap games, bargain-priced SSDs and RAM
— 5:05 PM on December 30, 2011

The Christmas shopping rush is behind us now, but the holiday deals are not. There are some particularly nice bargains to be had among downloadable...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory Gaming

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Tablets dominate Wired's top tech failures of 2011
— 2:35 PM on December 27, 2011

Wired's Gadget Lab blog has put together an interesting list of the biggest tech failures of the year. Of the six items singled...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. dev tweets hopeful message
— 10:17 AM on December 23, 2011

Could GSC Game World live on and bring us S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 after all? After the less-than-encouraging news we heard last week, we figured the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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GameFly to swallow up Direct2Drive early next year
— 9:35 AM on December 22, 2011

Back in May, GameFly announced plans to acquire IGN's Direct2Drive service. Judging by the FAQ page that recently appeared on the Direct2Drive website,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Syndicate too violent for Australia
— 10:55 AM on December 21, 2011

While I wasn't pleased to learn that Syndicate was being reimagined as a first-person shooter, the more I learn about the game, the more curious...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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GameFly opens beta client with 'unlimited' play
— 6:00 AM on December 20, 2011

If you were around in August, you might have heard about GameFly's plans for a game download service with an "Unlimited PC Play" feature. (We...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Five-screen PC racing setup is pure awesome
— 11:13 AM on December 16, 2011

Although probably one of the best driving simulators available for the PC, iRacing's graphics leave something to be desired. The latest chapters in...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Gang Wars mixes up Max Payne multiplayer
— 11:18 AM on December 15, 2011

More than eight years have passed since the last Max Payne game was released, but a third chapter in the game-noire franchise is due out...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Alan Wake dribbles onto Steam in 2012
— 11:50 AM on December 14, 2011

Some 20 months after releasing Alan Wake on the Xbox 360, developer Remedy Entertainment has confirmed the game is heading to the PC. While...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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More Mountain Dew on tap in DiRT Showdown
— 12:05 PM on December 13, 2011

I had a lot of fun with DiRT 3, the latest chapter in the franchise that took over from Colin McRae Rally a few...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Etc.
— 11:42 AM on December 13, 2011

Howdy, all. I've spent the last little while doing a lot of different things—testing, lots of spreadsheet work, traveling to a press event, some photography and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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