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Beta opens for free-to-play, browser-based Command & Conquer game
— 12:47 PM on March 16, 2012

In my formative years as a PC gamer, many hours were spent immersed in the world of Command & Conquer. We'd often play C&C to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Giant robots battle in MechWarrior Online gameplay trailer
— 11:44 AM on March 15, 2012

Remember the free-to-play, PC-exclusive MechWarrior Online game we learned about last November? In the months since, more details about the title have trickled...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Diablo III to come out on May 15
— 9:37 AM on March 15, 2012

It's been a long time coming, but finally, Blizzard has set a release date for its upcoming Diablo sequel. The game is set to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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3DMark to get Lucid HyperFormance support
— 5:31 PM on March 14, 2012

Lucid's HyperFormance technology is a tantalizing way to address problems like inconsistent frame times and screen tearing. However, benchmarking HyperFormance using conventional tools can...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Double Fine raises $3.4 million for point-and-click adventure
— 6:00 AM on March 14, 2012

So, remember that Kickstarter-funded adventure game project? You know, the one where fans pledged $1 million (more than double the requested funds) in slightly...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Epic Citadel now available in a web browser near you
— 6:00 AM on March 12, 2012

We've known it was coming since last October, but witnessing it first-hand is something else. I'm talking, of course, about the Flash version of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Software

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Tribes: Ascend parodies Dead Island, sets launch date
— 2:30 PM on March 9, 2012

Oh no you didn't. Hi-Rez Studios has announced the official release date for Tribes: Ascend with a new trailer, amusingly titled Llama Island....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Mechanized George Washington terrorizes BioShock Infinite
— 11:08 AM on March 9, 2012

True originality is far too lacking in games today. I've lost count of the number of times I've fought my way through World War...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Valve won't offer Steam console anytime soon
— 6:00 AM on March 9, 2012

Well, so much for that rumor. Valve marketing director Doug Lombardi has confirmed that the company is not on the verge of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Software

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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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