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You can now download Windows 8 RTM as a 90-day trial
— 4:47 PM on August 15, 2012

Windows 8 is here! Well, sort of. The full, release-to-manufacturing version of Microsoft's new operating system isn't scheduled to hit stores until October 26. However, Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Watch the Routine and Remember Me Gamescom trailers
— 12:47 PM on August 15, 2012

Numerous game trailers have been released to coincide with the ongoing Gamescom show in Germany. Some have been more impressive than others, and a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rumor: Windows RT Surface could cost $199
— 9:55 AM on August 15, 2012

Interesting. When it unveiled its Surface tablet in June, Microsoft said the Windows RT version of the device would be priced competitively with "comparable"...

Type: News story Tags: Windows Personal tech

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A Mac version of Origin is on the way
— 6:00 AM on August 15, 2012

As determined as ever to boldly go where Valve has gone before, EA...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Mac

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Mann vs. Machine co-op mode comes to Team Fortress 2
— 1:42 PM on August 14, 2012

Team Fortress 2 is the game that keeps giving. Valve's class-based multiplayer hit has received a steady stream of updates since being released nearly...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Could Half-Life 3 be unveiled at Gamescom this week?
— 9:44 AM on August 14, 2012

A certain PDF file has been making the rounds this morning. It's from the website of German gaming convention Gamescom, and it lists the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rumor: Microsoft may hasten Windows release cycle
— 6:00 AM on August 14, 2012

We all remember the long dry spell between the releases of Windows XP and Vista—and Steve Ballmer's subsequent promise that it would never happen...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Borderlands 2 ''girlfriend mode'' stirs controversy
— 1:01 PM on August 13, 2012

Borderlands 2 lead designer John Hemingway appears to have stepped in it. In an interview with Eurogamer, he revealed that the game's fifth...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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EA expects 40% of revenue from digital sales
— 11:24 AM on August 13, 2012

Valve is a privately held company, so it's under no obligation to share financial details with the public. As a result, we don't have...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Eye candy abounds in Crysis 3 trailer
— 10:52 AM on August 10, 2012

This morning's dose of graphics eye candy is brought to you by Crytek. The developer has released a CryEngine3 Tech Trailer that shows...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Metro is now 'Modern UI style'
— 9:58 AM on August 10, 2012

Talk about an unfortunate name change. Last week, we learned that Microsoft was in the process of deprecating its Metro brand, possibly because of...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Sleeping Dogs gets PC-specific goodies
— 12:07 PM on August 9, 2012

Add Sleeping Dogs to the list of upcoming titles with PC-specific features. The game's open world will be more detailed on the PC thanks...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Steam to start offering non-gaming apps next month
— 2:08 PM on August 8, 2012

Valve has been busy lately. Its CEO, Gabe Newell, is publicly bashing Windows 8 and trying to build up Linux into a compelling alternative....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pre-orders get early beta access
— 9:39 AM on August 8, 2012

Valve is making it hard to resist buying the new Counter-Strike game. It's not just that Global Offensive is already on sale for $13.49, 10%...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Day Z breaks a million players, will have standalone version
— 11:30 AM on August 7, 2012

The modding community has long been one of the best things about PC gaming. Although things have died down a little in recent years,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rise of the Triad reboot previewed
— 6:00 AM on August 7, 2012

As we learned last week, an Unreal Engine 3-powered Rise of the Triad reboot is in the works. Interceptor Entertainment is developing the game,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Windows 8 won't support booting to the desktop
— 5:40 PM on August 6, 2012

Microsoft may be retiring Metro as a brand name, but the Metro interface will still be front and center in Windows 8—more so than you...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Carmack keynote touches on Doom 4, VR displays
— 10:49 AM on August 6, 2012

When id Software programmer John Carmack speaks, people listen. In fact, folks line up for the chance to hear the guy live. Carmack's...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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