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Deal of the week: Games, games, games
— 5:39 PM on February 24, 2012

Solid hardware deals seem scarcer than usual this week, but there are plenty of game download deals to make up for that—especially at Amazon. Let's see......

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Tribes: Ascend enters open beta
— 11:01 AM on February 24, 2012

I logged a lot of hours playing the original Starsiege: Tribes. It offered fantastic multiplayer gameplay on what was at the time a pretty...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Max Payne 3 PC to have 'gloriously increased' detail
— 6:00 AM on February 24, 2012

Something amazing may be about to happen: a PC release will have enhanced graphics but won't be delayed til six months after the console version...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Gabe Newell talks DRM, open to developing gaming hardware
— 3:31 PM on February 22, 2012

Comic off-shoot The Penny Arcade Report has posted a lengthy interview with Valve's Gabe Newell. While he doesn't reveal the release date for the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Borderlands 2 due on September 18
— 9:37 AM on February 22, 2012

Today's shooters are nice, but they lack a certain je ne sais quoi—like, say, thousands of procedurally generated weapons, which the player is compulsively driven...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Alan Wake PC port pays for itself in 48 hours
— 6:00 AM on February 22, 2012

The PC gets a bad rap as a gaming platform. Developers neglect it, console aficionados deride it, and publishers characterize it as an unprofitable pirate's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Oldies but goodies and new SSDs
— 5:02 PM on February 17, 2012

Let's start our weekly deal post with a game sale—because there's no better way to kick off a long weekend than to get caught up...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Tactical Intervention teaser will remind you of Counter-Strike
— 12:09 PM on February 17, 2012

More than a decade has passed since Minh Le and Jess Cliffe forever changed the world of online multiplayer shooters by releasing Counter-Strike, then a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Welcome back, Sam
— 11:06 AM on February 17, 2012

For maybe my first hour in Serious Sam 3: BFE, I worried I'd made a big mistake. The game only cost me $20 thanks to...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Far Cry 3 trailer sets mature tone
— 2:17 PM on February 15, 2012

Although I really enjoyed the most of the original Far Cry, the sequel really didn't do it for me—all the driving made the game feel...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Skyrim nets two million mod downloads
— 11:45 AM on February 15, 2012

Barely a week has passed since Bethesda released the Skyrim Creation Kit. This suite of mod tools allows regular folks to craft their...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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The Mass Effect 3 demo is up for grabs
— 6:00 AM on February 15, 2012

If that 40-minute gameplay video wasn't enough to get you psyched for the next chapter in the Mass Effect series, EA and BioWare have...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Video shows 40 minutes of Mass Effect 3 gameplay
— 12:02 PM on February 13, 2012

In less than a month, Mass Effect 3 is due to hit the PC. If you can't wait that long for a taste of Shepard's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Epic to show Unreal Engine 4 this year
— 9:38 AM on February 13, 2012

Last September, Epic Games Technical Director Tim Sweeney said Unreal Engine 4 wouldn't "see the light of day until probably around 2014." That may...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Game studio raises $1M in a day from fans
— 9:45 AM on February 10, 2012

What do you do when publishers scoff at your ideas for a game? Turn to your fans, of course. That's just what the folks at...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Skyrim mod tools released alongside high-res texture pack
— 2:20 PM on February 7, 2012

Bethesda included a little something extra when it released the Skyrim mod tools today: a high-res texture pack. The texture pack is available on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Ubisoft moves DRM servers, makes some games unplayable
— 11:18 AM on February 7, 2012

Oh, DRM, how we love to loathe you. In the name of combating pirates, who don't seem the least bit deterred, you make playing...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Crytek inspires streaming social gaming service
— 1:38 PM on February 6, 2012

Is there enough social networking in your life? If not, you might be interested in a new venture concocted in collaboration with Crytek CEO...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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