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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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Nvidia intros Kepler-based Quadro K5000
— 1:18 PM on August 7, 2012

Today's all about pro graphics, it seems. Not long after AMD's hail of FirePro releases this morning, Nvidia announced a high-end Quadro graphics processor...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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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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AMD adds new FirePro GPUs, first FirePro APUs
— 9:43 AM on August 7, 2012

Today's a big day for AMD's workstation offerings. The company has unleashed a smorgasbord of FirePro workstation graphics cards, and it's also introduced...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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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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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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Updated: Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition magically emerges from the mists
— 1:14 PM on August 3, 2012

Six weeks have passed since AMD launched its Radeon HD 7970 GHz...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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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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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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Sub-$200 GeForce GTX 650 Ti expected next quarter
— 6:00 AM on August 2, 2012

That GeForce GTX 660 Ti we keep hearing about sounds like a solid card—if the rumors are to be believed, anyway—but it doesn't look inexpensive....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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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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Microsoft revamps webmail with Outlook.com
— 4:52 PM on July 31, 2012

Goodbye Hotmail, hello Outlook.com. Microsoft has launched a preview of its new web-based e-mail service, and it looks... surprisingly not-awful. Microsoft has streamlined the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Reports suggest imminent GeForce GTX 660 Ti launch
— 5:16 PM on July 30, 2012

Four months on from the release of the GTX 680, Nvidia still has a big, gaping hole in its GeForce 600 series. Older, 500-series models...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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