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Incoming: Battlefield 3 to get three expansion packs
— 9:43 AM on March 7, 2012

The Battlefield team has done a good job of maintaining radio silence regarding upcoming expansions to BF3. However, at an event last night, details...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Prototype controller adds haptic feedback to analog sticks
— 10:50 AM on March 6, 2012

You can have my keyboard and mouse when you pry them from my cold, dead hands, but I can't deny the popularity of game controllers...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Razer Hydra controller gets Steam integration
— 5:35 PM on March 5, 2012

Interesting. According to an announcement posted earlier today, Valve has implemented support for Razer's Hydra motion-sensing controller right into Steam. Here's the skinny from...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Free-to-play Loadout shooter blends cartoonish action, graphics
— 11:15 AM on March 5, 2012

Free-to-play games are in vogue right now, and Austin-based developer Edge of Reality is working on one that looks like quite a lot of fun....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Valve said to be developing Steam Box hardware spec
— 11:01 AM on March 5, 2012

Whatever happened to that Steam "big picture" mode we heard about a year ago? The guys at The Verge think they have an...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Assassin's Creed III set in the American Revolution
— 2:34 PM on March 2, 2012

Like blockbuster movies, big-name video games tend to follow similar themes. For a while, it was difficult to find a first-person shooter that wasn't set...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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BioShock Infinite release set for October 16
— 9:37 AM on March 1, 2012

Mark your calendars, folks. Irrational Games has set a release date for the next chapter in the BioShock series, BioShock Infinite. The game is...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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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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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