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Deal of the week: Ever-cheaper SSDs and other bargains
— 5:13 PM on June 22, 2012

You probably got the memo by now: SSD prices are going down, down, down, and the deals are getting hotter. We have evidence in the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming

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Dishonored dev: for us, the PC is 'a religion'
— 6:00 AM on June 22, 2012

I hadn't heard about Arkane Studios' Dishonored until our own Geoff Gasior wrote about those teaser trailers, but now, I'm waiting impatiently for...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Next-gen 3DMark trailer shows snazzy DX11 effects
— 9:55 AM on June 21, 2012

While Epic polishes up Unreal Engine 4, and Square Enix works on... whatever next-gen project it's working on, Futuremark is hard at work...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Spec Ops: The Line demo released on Steam
— 11:56 AM on June 18, 2012

Back in the day, game demos were commonplace. Before a new title would come out, gamers would be able to download a playable demo...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Meet Valve's resident economist
— 1:49 PM on June 15, 2012

What does Valve software have in common with the European economic crisis? Yanis Varoufakis. This economics PhD has written a couple of books...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Crytek to concentrate on free-to-play titles
— 6:00 AM on June 11, 2012

We all know Crysis 3 is due out next spring. What you might not know is that, apparently, the game may be Crytek's last...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: High-capacity SSD bargains
— 5:27 PM on June 8, 2012

Solid-state drives have recently slipped under the $1/gigabyte threshold, and that's good news for bargain hunters—especially those in the market for high-capacity drives that can...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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First Unreal Engine 4 videos now available
— 4:06 PM on June 8, 2012

Last month, we saw the first screenshots of Epic's first Unreal Engine 4 demo. Sadly, the full demo was kept from public eyes, so...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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PC gaming was everywhere at E3 2012
— 6:00 AM on June 8, 2012

While we were busy covering Computex over in Taiwan earlier this week, a whole other trade show was going on in Los Angeles: E3 2012....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Square Enix shows impressive DirectX 11 tech demo
— 5:37 PM on June 6, 2012

Is this how games would look if they weren't targeted at ancient console hardware? If so, wow. Final Fantasy series developer Square Enix has posted some...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Lucid Dynamix increases gaming fluidity on notebook IGPs
— 11:30 AM on June 6, 2012

Computex — Lucid has done all kinds of interesting things in systems with multiple graphics processors. Now, it's targeting notebooks equipped only with Intel integrated...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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Watch Dogs has hacking, gunplay in an open-world Chicago
— 9:52 AM on June 5, 2012

The folks at Ubisoft Montreal are working on a new game, and it's not yet another Assassin's Creed sequel. Rather, Watch Dogs is based on fresh IP and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive due August 21
— 3:42 PM on June 4, 2012

With all the hot new triple-A titles being displayed at E3, it's easy to forget about Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Valve gave all of us a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dishonored gameplay trailer brings knife to gun fight, still wins
— 10:55 AM on June 1, 2012

Next week, we'll be covering the Computex trade show in Taipei. There's another big show that shares the same dates: the E3 gaming expo, which...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Humble Indie Bundle V packs a wallop
— 9:16 AM on June 1, 2012

Yep, the newest Humble Indie Bundle is now available, with five top-flight indie games packed into a name-your-own-price package where some of the proceeds...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Activision settles with former Infinity Ward heads
— 6:00 AM on June 1, 2012

In March 2010, mere months after the record-breaking release of Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, publisher Activision Blizzard summarily fired the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Crysis 2 returns to Steam with DLC in tow
— 6:48 PM on May 30, 2012

It's baaack. Close to a year after being dropped from Steam, Crysis 2 has returned to Valve's content delivery service. The Maximum...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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John Carmack working with open-source VR headset
— 11:11 AM on May 30, 2012

During my misspent youth, we used to hang out at an Internet cafe that had a virtual reality headset. The headset was hooked up to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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