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Deal of the week: Black Friday 2012 edition
— 11:12 AM on November 23, 2012

Black Friday is here, and the deals are plentiful. If you're sitting at home recovering from last night's meal instead of mercilessly stampeding brick-and-mortar stores...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Why CS:GO is the best multiplayer shooter out there
— 9:18 AM on November 23, 2012

I picked up Counter-Strike: Global Offensive last week. I don't know why it took me so long—the game came out in August, after all, and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Portal 2 update adds split-screen multiplayer
— 12:06 PM on November 21, 2012

Valve seems intent on making PC gaming a better fit for the living room. Steam's Big Picture mode is part of that effort, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Far Cry 3 trailer shows new MP modes
— 9:52 AM on November 21, 2012

It's been a few months since we last looked at Far Cry 3 multiplayer. Instead of a lengthy walk through a pre-alpha build, we've...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Enter to win a Radeon HD 7770 CrossFire team and game bundle
— 3:21 PM on November 20, 2012

Well, this should be fun. In celebration of the Never Settle game bundle deal, the folks at AMD offered us some Radeon video...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming The Tech Report

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Time names top 100 video games
— 11:06 AM on November 19, 2012

When the mainstream press talks video games, they usually get it horribly wrong. That's why I was expecting to roll my eyes at Time...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Friday night topic: Indie games!
— 5:26 PM on November 16, 2012

I'm part of the way through watching Indie Game: The Movie on Netflix, and today, Geoff uncorked his assessment of Mark of the Ninja,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Black Friday, Black Schmiday
— 4:59 PM on November 16, 2012

We're only a week from Black Friday, but by the look of things, retailers aren't saving their best deals for next week. Today's highlights include:

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Gaming

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Latest Catalysts improve performance in Far Cry 3, Linux
— 4:34 PM on November 16, 2012

With two weeks to go before the release of Far Cry 3, AMD has posted a fresh batch of Catalyst graphics drivers with claimed performance...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Marked by the ninja
— 9:32 PM on November 15, 2012

Lightning pierces the darkness as I dance across empty rooftops. The rumble of thunder follows, briefly masking my impatient footsteps. As I approach...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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New Crysis 3 vid shows eight minutes of single-player
— 2:00 AM on November 15, 2012

Yes, there's another Crysis game on the way. Crytek already teased the eye candy and new multiplayer modes earlier this year. Now, the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Some Origin users are having their accounts hacked
— 10:20 AM on November 14, 2012

All of EA's hard work to make Origin comparable to Steam seems to paying off—but, at least this week, not quite in the way some...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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DirectX 11.1 won't come to Windows 7
— 12:03 PM on November 12, 2012

When Microsoft released DirectX 11 as part of Windows 7, it back-ported the API to the previous version of the OS. That may not...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Operating systems

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Etc.
— 11:19 AM on November 8, 2012

Howdy, folks. I've been working on benchmarking some new games with the latest video cards, a task that requires me to learn how to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming The Tech Report

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New Samsung 840 Pro SSDs include Assassin's Creed 3
— 5:00 AM on November 7, 2012

Game bundles are all the rage this year. In August, Nvidia offered Borderlands 2 with its GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card. AMD

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Steam for Linux beta opens with new Nvidia drivers in tow
— 4:32 PM on November 6, 2012

Let the pandering to Linux gamers begin! Valve has just kicked off the Steam for Linux beta, bringing the Steam client, a free-to-play version...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Report: 7-inch Xbox Surface tablet in the works
— 11:58 AM on November 6, 2012

Microsoft's family of Surface tablets may grow to include a 7" model tailored...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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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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