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Latest Borderlands 2 trailer takes cues from The Lion King
— 11:56 AM on July 12, 2012

Dubstep is everywhere lately. Like a bad case of measles or the mumps, it's spread from game trailer to game trailer, even propagating to the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rockstar makes multiplayer cheaters face each other
— 12:12 PM on July 11, 2012

Despite attempts to prevent it, cheating is still a problem in multiplayer games. Rockstar has an interesting solution. Instead of booting cheaters off...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Valve's Source Filmmaker now available on Steam
— 11:07 AM on July 11, 2012

Valve has produced some pretty slick promotional videos for its games, most notably Team Fortress 2. Now, anyone can try their hand at making...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Valve to let gamers choose which games end up on Steam
— 9:36 AM on July 10, 2012

Game publishing seems to be getting a lot more democratic lately. This year, several titles have made headlines for receiving generous funding directly from...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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New screenshots show survival MMOFPS Survivarium
— 4:33 PM on July 9, 2012

I'm still disappointed that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 was cancelled, but I'm intrigued by the next project from its developers: Survivarium, a free-to-play, massively multiplayer first-person shooter...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Day Z mod surpasses 420k players in three months
— 6:00 AM on July 9, 2012

Zombies are in these days, and there's no shortage of games featuring lurching hordes of walkers. Right now, none might be as popular as...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Quantum Conundrum demo free on Steam
— 10:54 AM on July 5, 2012

If you liked Portal, you might want to check out the Quantum Conundrum demo that's been released on Steam. The game was designed by...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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EU court rules software downloads can be resold
— 6:00 AM on July 5, 2012

Is your Origin folder overstuffed with games you don't play anymore? Did you get carried away during the last Steam sale and end up...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Sony buys Gaikai cloud gaming service
— 11:00 AM on July 2, 2012

Sony is getting into cloud-based gaming in a big way. The PlayStation maker just announced that it's buying Gaikai for $380 million. According to the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Thermaltake Cyclone Edition mouse integrates cooling fan
— 10:46 AM on June 29, 2012

Thermaltake's new gaming mouse blows away the competition. Literally. The Black Element Cyclone Edition has a 30-mm fan mounted just in front...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Infinity Blade beats Gears of War in man-hours vs. revenue
— 6:00 AM on June 28, 2012

It's no secret that making games for mobile devices is becoming a serious business. I was still surprised to see the latest illustration of the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Assassin's Creed III PC release postponed
— 6:00 AM on June 25, 2012

What's that? The PC version of an Assassin's Creed game being delayed? Wow, we sure didn't see that coming. Yes, it's true—or at least,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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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Release roundup: Cooler Master, Eurocom, Sharkoon, and Super Talent
— 4:31 PM on June 21, 2012

In the wake of Computex, big launches are usually followed by smaller ones—and, in some cases, availability of products we saw at the show. This...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Input devices Mobile computing Workstations

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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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