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Deal of the week: Mechanical storage deals are back
— 4:54 PM on November 2, 2012

Cheap solid-state drives abound these days, but since last year's flooding in Thailand, we haven't seen a whole lot of deals on mechanical storage. That...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Descent being ported to Unreal Engine 3
— 11:56 AM on November 2, 2012

Remember Descent? The first-person shooter spawned a couple of sequels, but the last one came out way back in 2000. We haven't really...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Ace of Spades combines Minecraft, Team Fortress
— 12:21 PM on November 1, 2012

You know Minecraft has hit the big time when it's the most popular game on Xbox Live, ahead of even the Call of Duty...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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OCZ trims product lines, workforce
— 9:42 AM on November 1, 2012

These are tough times for OCZ. In September, the company's founder and CEO stepped down, allegedly over accusations of mismanagement. Less than one month...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Natural Selection 2 is out, costs $24.99
— 4:51 PM on October 31, 2012

I have fond memories of playing Natural Selection, arguably one of the finest mods for the original Half-Life. The mix of action and RTS elements,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Hawken trailers detail mech configuration, combat
— 12:51 PM on October 30, 2012

Hawken, the first-person mech game with shades of Mechwarrior and Shogo, is currently being tested in a closed beta. If you're not one of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Street prices higher than expected for Intel 335 Series SSD
— 11:06 AM on October 30, 2012

Intel's new 335 Series 240GB SSD has a suggested retail price of $184, which works out to just 77 cents per gigabyte. When...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Valve seeks testers for Linux Steam beta
— 6:00 AM on October 29, 2012

Unless you've been living under a rock these past few months, you've probably heard that Steam is headed to Linux—as is Left 4 Dead 2...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Friday night topic: What are you playing?
— 5:45 PM on October 26, 2012

Time to pull out an old classic for tonight's topic. I've been spending quite a bit of free time playing Borderlands 2, and a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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id's Carmack: Rage mod tools coming ''soon''
— 9:55 AM on October 25, 2012

John Carmack's Twitter feed is mostly made up of geeky observations about programming and rocket science. Once in a while, though, the id Software Technical...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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ASRock supports Smart Response caching on X79
— 12:09 PM on October 24, 2012

When Intel introduced its ultra-high-end LGA2011 desktop platform last November, the associated X79 chipset was a bit of a disappointment. We were expecting loads...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Storage

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Beast of America is the new BioShock Infinite trailer
— 10:52 AM on October 23, 2012

Dishonored won't be the freshest steampunk-infused shooter for long. BioShock Infinite is coming in February, and there's a new "Beast of America" trailer...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD doubles down on GPU game bundles
— 9:46 AM on October 22, 2012

Over the past few weeks, we've heard AMD make quite a lot of noise about its Never Settle game bundle, whereby certain Radeons are available...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Deal of the week: 25% off games and a $0.66/GB Samsung SSD
— 12:30 PM on October 19, 2012

Sleeping Dogs is one of my favorite games of the year. Just two months after its initial release, the price has been slashed...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Memory Gaming

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Trailer shows 14 minutes of Far Cry 3 gameplay
— 11:34 AM on October 19, 2012

Far Cry 3 is one of many first-person shooters due out this holiday season. The game is scheduled for release on December 4 in North...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Release roundup: Motherboards and secure USB 3.0 drives
— 5:46 PM on October 18, 2012

We've got a couple of motherboard-related announcements in this week's release roundup. The folks at Super Talent have also chipped in with news about their...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Battlefield 3 Aftermath DLC debuts in premiere trailer
— 11:00 AM on October 18, 2012

As Battlefield 3's one-year anniversary approaches, developer DICE is readying the game's penultimate expansion pack. To whet your appetite for the upcoming Aftermath DLC,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Zero-day security hole found in Steam
— 6:00 AM on October 18, 2012

Valve's Steam distribution-cum-social-gaming platform receives adulation from most PC gamers, but its security...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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