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XBMC signs on to support $99 Ouya console
— 10:56 AM on August 7, 2012

Despite its critics, the Ouya game console is proving to be one of Kickstarter's most popular projects. The funding drive began in mid-July,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Game consoles Software

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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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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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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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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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Google outlines gigabit fiber offer in Kansas City
— 1:47 PM on July 26, 2012

Earlier today, the world—much of it, at least—turned green with envy at Kansas City residents. Google announced details of its gigabit fiber rollout for...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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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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