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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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Valve files hint at Source 2 engine, Episode 3
— 9:31 AM on August 6, 2012

Last month, Valve released its Source Filmmaker application, allowing fans of Team Fortress 2 to create their own animated cut-scenes. Already, the Source Filmmaker...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Cheap storage, bargain IPS displays, and more
— 4:17 PM on August 3, 2012

1TB and 2TB hard drives still cost more than they did prior to last year's Thailand floods, but oddly enough, 3TB models seem to be...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Software

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Windows 8 RTM allegedly leaked already
— 9:41 AM on August 3, 2012

On Wednesday, Microsoft released Windows 8 to manufacturing. Now, barely two days later, we're hearing that the same Windows 8 build has already leaked...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Skyrim's Dawnguard DLC now available on Steam
— 6:00 AM on August 3, 2012

Ready to lose several more weekends to dungeon exploration and looting? Good, because the first expansion—sorry, DLC—for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is now out...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Updated: Twitter account promises return of Rise of the Triad
— 12:14 PM on August 2, 2012

Remember Rise of the Triad? Ok, most of you probably don't. The first-person shooter came out way back in 1995 and used a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Quantum dots to brighten LCD colors next year
— 11:14 AM on August 2, 2012

The colors in notebook LCD displays are poised to get a little richer thanks to quantum dots. 3M and Nanosys have created a plastic...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Valve: Left 4 Dead 2 already runs faster on Linux
— 9:48 AM on August 2, 2012

Porting games to a new operating system can be tricky. When the Mac version of Portal came out two years ago, folks remarked that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Windows 8 hits RTM, on track for release
— 3:25 PM on August 1, 2012

Whether you like the changes in the next version of Microsoft's operating system or not, Windows 8 is on track for its October 26 launch....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Oculus Rift VR headset seeks Kickstarter funding
— 11:25 AM on August 1, 2012

Want to help fund the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset? There's a Kickstarter for that. The folks behind the gaming-focused VR googles have taken to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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EA announces Battlefield 4 release window
— 9:36 AM on August 1, 2012

We're still a ways from a proper release date announcement, but at least we now know something we didn't. As VideoGamer.com reports, EA revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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GameStop exploring resale options for downloadable games
— 12:18 PM on July 30, 2012

Earlier this month, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that software downloads can be resold. Perhaps in response to that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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UPDATED: Ubisoft DRM allegedly installs backdoor
— 10:06 AM on July 30, 2012

Isn't it great when game publishers push overly invasive DRM? Not only does...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Windows 8 ''not awesome'' for Blizzard
— 6:00 AM on July 30, 2012

Another high-profile games industry executive has given Windows 8 the big ol' thumbs down. Commenting on Gabe Newell's recent interview with VentureBeat, Blizzard's Rob Pardo...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: a 7850 for $200, a 128GB SSD for $85, and more
— 5:35 PM on July 27, 2012

We've got a trifecta of hardware deals for you all this week, starting with a nice discount on OCZ's new 128GB Agility 4 solid-state drive. Newegg...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory Gaming

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BF3: Aftermath to offer urban combat on four new maps
— 12:36 PM on July 27, 2012

Battlefield 3's Armored Kill DLC isn't due out until September, but already, EA has released details on the Aftermath expansion that's to follow. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dishonored trailer shows new tools in arsenal
— 6:00 AM on July 27, 2012

So, turns out there's more to Dishonored than just sneaking around and stabbing people in the neck. Bethesda has released a new video trailer that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Intel, Nvidia top Steam Hardware Survey
— 11:15 AM on July 26, 2012

The latest Steam Hardware & Software Survey is out, and it paints an interesting picture of the PC landscape—or, at least the part that...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming Software

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