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DirectX 12 to support existing hardware; first games due in late 2015
— 1:29 PM on March 20, 2014

GDC — At the Game Developers conference this morning, Microsoft revealed the first details about its next-gen DirectX 12 API. I've got a little free...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Teams picked: CryEngine gets Mantle, UE4 adds GameWorks support
— 11:56 AM on March 20, 2014

The dance between hardware and software vendors has always been complex, but it seems like things have gone to another level at GDC this week....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Skyforge MMORPG features people with white hair, rippling chest muscles
— 9:40 AM on March 20, 2014

Obsidian Entertainment, the studio behind Dungeon Siege III, Fallout: New Vegas, and Neverwinter Nights 2, is working with Russian Internet giant Mail.Ru on a new...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Massive shows more of The Division's Snowdrop engine
— 8:49 AM on March 20, 2014

Want to see more of the Snowdrop engine behind Tom Clancy's The Division? I thought so. Massive Entertainment...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Crytek demos CryEngine for Linux at GDC
— 10:52 PM on March 19, 2014

GDC 2014 — If you've been following the news lately, it'll come as no surprise that Crytek is working on a Linux port of its...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Unreal Engine 4 available to all for $19/month and 5% of gross
— 7:06 PM on March 19, 2014

Epic Games formally unveiled Unreal Engine 4 at GDC today. This next-gen engine is primed for the latest consoles and cutting-edge PCs, and it...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Crytek touts new CryEngine, pledges Mantle support
— 5:30 PM on March 19, 2014

Crytek has joined the growing list of developers signed on to support AMD's Mantle API. The announcement was made at GDC this afternoon;...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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HD display, better tracking part of new Oculus VR dev kit
— 2:05 PM on March 19, 2014

Since the Oculus Rift VR headset debuted on Kickstarter, 60,000 development units have been sold. That's an incredible figure for the budding VR firm's first...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Nvidia GameWorks meets Warface in clash of weirdo names
— 10:35 AM on March 19, 2014

Imma write this up, but I have to say, the names involved are making my job seem even more ridiculous than usual. Nvidia has announced...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Report: AMD's next-gen Carrizo APU supports DDR4, integrates chipset
— 10:11 AM on March 19, 2014

Carrizo is supposed to be AMD's next-gen APU. According to a leaked roadmap from December, the chip will replace Kaveri in 2015 and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets

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Project Morpheus is Sony's 1080p VR headset
— 9:03 AM on March 19, 2014

Virtual reality looks like the next big thing for PC gaming. Consoles will probably get in on the action, too, and the PlayStation 4 may...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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PowerVR Wizard brings ray tracing to real-time graphics
— 12:52 PM on March 18, 2014

When we visited Imagination Technologies at CES, they were showing off some intriguing hardware that augments their GPUs in order to accelerate ray-traced rendering....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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Latest OpenGL ES spec adds GPU compute capabilities
— 11:10 AM on March 18, 2014

OpenGL may have fallen into some degree of disuse among PC game developers, but OpenGL ES is very much the graphics API of choice for...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Thief Mantle update, matching AMD Catalyst driver out today
— 9:12 AM on March 18, 2014

Eidos Montreal's Thief sequel was always supposed to have Mantle support, but it launched with DirectX rendering only. Today, that wrong is being righted...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Gauntlet reboot coming to the PC this summer
— 6:00 AM on March 18, 2014

So, there's going to be a new Gauntlet game. Warner Bros. Entertainment is rebooting the classic franchise with developer Arrowhead studios. The...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD could launch Hawaii-based FirePro card next week
— 11:30 AM on March 17, 2014

Oops. AMD appears to have inadvertently leaked the existence of a FirePro card based on its Hawaii GPU. Videocardz noticed that AMD's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers Workstations

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Xbox One's Titanfall performance: not so great
— 6:00 AM on March 17, 2014

You know, when the specs for the Xbone and PS4 were announced, I...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Somehow this translates into a dual-Hawaii card, right?
— 11:07 AM on March 13, 2014

So I just got a mysterious package originating from Toronto, from the offices of AMD's public relations firm. Inside was an envelope containing only this...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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