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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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Details leak on next-gen Atom tablet SoC
— 11:23 AM on November 20, 2012

Although tablets with Clover Trail Atom CPUs have yet to hit the market, we're already getting hints about Clover Trail's next-generation replacement. A collection...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Nvidia posts new drivers for Hitman: Absolution
— 9:23 AM on November 20, 2012

IO Interactive's Hitman: Absolution is out today, and Nvidia has a fresh set of beta graphics drivers ready for the occasion. You can grab this...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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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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Windows 7 update brings some DX11.1 features
— 10:55 AM on November 15, 2012

Last week, a Microsoft developer stated that DirectX 11.1 would remain a Windows 8-only feature. That remark was true—but, as it turns out, only...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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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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UPDATED: Reuters: AMD hires JPMorgan Chase to ''explore options''
— 4:27 PM on November 13, 2012

Looks like AMD might be putting itself up on the auction block. Quoting...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Intel joins the data-parallel computing fraternity with Xeon Phi
— 3:00 PM on November 12, 2012

The supercomputing-related announcements are coming fast and thick today, and we have one truly novel entry in the bunch, as Intel formally unveils its first...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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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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