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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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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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Gabe Newell calls Win8 a 'catastrophe,' wants Linux to thrive
— 5:12 PM on July 25, 2012

Ah, so that's why Valve is busy porting Steam and Left 4...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Sleeping Dogs gameplay video looks promising
— 11:04 AM on July 25, 2012

Sleeping Dogs was one of the most well-received games at this year's E3 expo. I missed the initial hype while running around the Computex...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Croteam to bring Serious Sam 3 to Steam on Linux
— 9:33 AM on July 25, 2012

Well, this is encouraging news. Barely over a week after Valve's announcement that both Steam and Left 4 Dead 2 are headed to Ubuntu...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Etc.
— 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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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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