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EA shows 17 minutes of Battlefield 4 gameplay
— 10:22 AM on March 27, 2013

The Radeon HD 7990 did more than appear on stage on stage at the Game Developers Conference. The card also powered a demo...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Friday night topic: Video game graphics, then and now
— 4:00 PM on March 8, 2013

I know in my bones that graphics technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over time and that video game visuals have improved to take...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Etc.
— 10:44 AM on December 24, 2012

Howdy, folks. As Christmas approaches, we'll be scaling back our publishing schedule somewhat. We will be attempting to post some news today, but...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming The Tech Report

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Rage's Scorchers DLC is up for grabs
— 6:00 AM on December 19, 2012

Bethesda and id Software have delivered on their promise. This weekend, the two companies teased a Rage expansion (or DLC, if you're one of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Futuremark shows new 3DMark eye candy, delays release
— 4:54 PM on December 10, 2012

On the heels of last week's dazzling Fire Strike trailer, Futuremark has released a few screenshots of another test from the next version...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Epic's Minecraft-inspired Fortnite a PC exclusive
— 9:27 AM on July 13, 2012

PC exclusives are rare in the gaming industry, but Epic is cooking up one based on the next-generation Unreal Engine 4. In recent years,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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New screenshots show survival MMOFPS Survivarium
— 4:33 PM on July 9, 2012

I'm still disappointed that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 was cancelled, but I'm intrigued by the next project from its developers: Survivarium, a free-to-play, massively multiplayer first-person shooter...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Square Enix shows impressive DirectX 11 tech demo
— 5:37 PM on June 6, 2012

Is this how games would look if they weren't targeted at ancient console hardware? If so, wow. Final Fantasy series developer Square Enix has posted some...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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First Crysis 3 screenshots show overgrown New York
— 9:30 AM on April 16, 2012

EA made good on its promise to spill the beans about Crysis 3 today. It and Crytek have officially announced the game, posting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Max Payne 3 PC to have 'gloriously increased' detail
— 6:00 AM on February 24, 2012

Something amazing may be about to happen: a PC release will have enhanced graphics but won't be delayed til six months after the console version...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Epic ports Unreal Engine 3... to Flash
— 9:30 AM on October 5, 2011

Unreal Engine 3 has definitely shown up in some unexpected places—most notably Apple's iOS devices, in the form of Infinity Blade (and the upcoming Infinity...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Internet Software

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CS: Global Offensive boasts new Arsenal modes, fresh screenshots
— 3:14 PM on September 22, 2011

Our first glimpses of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive haven't been particularly encouraging. Early footage of the game looked a little lo-fi for a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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First-person Syndicate reboot due in early 2012
— 2:16 PM on September 12, 2011

Syndicate has to be one of my favorite PC games of all time. I suspect most of you haven't heard of it, though. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Crysis 2 DX11 'Ultra Upgrade' arrives
— 3:00 PM on June 27, 2011

Right on schedule, Crytek has let loose the long-awaited patch that brings DirectX 11 eye candy to Crysis 2. Actually, there's more to it than...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Bethesda shows Prey 2 screenshot, concept art
— 6:00 AM on April 8, 2011

At a slow but steady pace, details about the upcoming sequel to Prey are trickling out. This time, Bethesda has posted the first public...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nazis, dinosaurs collide in Dino D-Day multiplayer shooter
— 10:39 AM on March 17, 2011

Sometimes, I get the feeling that modern games take themselves too seriously. While browsing Shacknews this morning, I noticed one that definitely doesn't:...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Winners selected in MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti screenshot contest
— 1:37 PM on March 11, 2011

We've chosen the winners for our in-game screenshot contest. There were a lot of great entries; some made us laugh, while others had...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Serious Sam 3: BFE due out this summer
— 11:01 AM on February 28, 2011

In one of the most entertaining press releases I've read in a while, Croteam has announced that Serious Sam 3: BFE is due to arrive...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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