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— 11:58 AM on July 23, 2012

Man, I thought I would make it through the entire Steam summer sale without buying a single thing. Some of that is just Steam...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Thunderbolt bandwidth to double in 2014
— 10:54 AM on July 23, 2012

Intel's Thunderbolt interface is pretty slick. It combines DisplayPort and PCI Express over a single cable with a staggering 40Gbps of aggregate bandwidth. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: Games, games, games—and some hardware, too
— 5:16 PM on July 20, 2012

The Steam Summer Sale has been running all week, slowly impoverishing PC gamers everywhere. There are still some great deals to be found among today's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing Gaming

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BF3: Armored Kill trailer showcases vehicle combat
— 11:57 AM on July 19, 2012

Lest you think next year's BF4 beta is the only new content in store for Battlefield players, BF3 is due to receive a number...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Metro: Last Light E3 gameplay video now online
— 12:21 PM on July 18, 2012

During the E3 expo last month, 4A Games showed off Metro: Last Light, the sequel to Metro 2033. An official trailer was...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Steam, Left 4 Dead 2 headed to Linux
— 4:45 PM on July 17, 2012

Ever since Steam made its way to OS X (along with several Valve games), we've been hearing the odd rumor about a Linux version of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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EA: Battlefield 4 beta will kick off in the fall of 2013
— 9:51 AM on July 17, 2012

I guess someone at EA jumped the gun before the weekend, but that Battlefield 4 beta promotion was no mistake. EA officially confirmed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dishonored to let PC players customize away
— 11:51 AM on July 16, 2012

You might recall Arkane Studios' encouraging words about PC development—that some company staffers are "super hardcore strong about . . . PC standards" and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Origin listing briefly mentions Battlefield 4 beta
— 6:00 AM on July 16, 2012

Perhaps the next Battlefield game isn't too far off. On Friday, folks visiting EA's Origin website were greeted with an unexpected offer: free access to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Cheap storage for Steam's Summer Sale
— 1:24 PM on July 13, 2012

Valve's Steam Summer Sale is in full swing, giving us a good starting point for this week's deals post. There are a few...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Gaming

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Epic's Minecraft-inspired Fortnite a PC exclusive
— 9:27 AM on July 13, 2012

PC exclusives are rare in the gaming industry, but Epic is cooking up one based on the next-generation Unreal Engine 4. In recent years,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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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Gigabyte doubles down on Thunderbolt ports
— 6:00 AM on July 6, 2012

A single Thunderbolt port has an obscene amount of bandwidth: 10Gbps in each direction per channel, with two channels per port. The interconnect standard...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Displays

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