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Catalyst Beta 14.2 V1.3 drivers are optimized for Thief
— 10:48 AM on February 25, 2014

Radeon owners who want to play Thief should grab the latest graphics drivers from AMD. The new Catalyst 14.2 Beta V1.3 release has performance...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Etc.
— 9:49 AM on February 25, 2014

Morning, folks. Hope you're doing well. Thanks for bearing with us through a couple of relatively slow weeks while we had some folks out...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming The Tech Report

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Thief won't support Mantle and TrueAudio until next month
— 4:18 PM on February 24, 2014

Thief comes out this week (tomorrow in North America, Thursday in Australia, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Thief launch trailer is part cheese, part awesome
— 11:13 AM on February 20, 2014

All right, all right, I'll quit it with the Thief trailers—but only after this last one. The game is coming out next Tuesday (or, if...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Valve made a documentary about competitive Dota 2 gamers
— 9:15 AM on February 20, 2014

One year ago, Valve revealed that it was working with J.J. Abrams on several projects, including movie adaptations of Half-Life and Portal. We...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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New Wolfenstein game coming May 20, pre-orders to get into Doom beta
— 3:03 PM on February 19, 2014

A release date has been set for the next chapter in the Wolfenstein series. According to Bethesda, Wolfenstein: The New Order will hit stores...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD pledges $5 million for Gaming Evolved rewards program
— 11:03 AM on February 19, 2014

AMD really wants people to run its Gaming Evolved software. The company has set aside $5 million for a new rewards program that gives...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Antichamber, Monaco populate Humble Indie Bundle 11
— 6:00 AM on February 19, 2014

The latest Humble Bundle is live, and it's a doozy. This time around, the pay-what-you-want collection is loaded with another selection of indie games....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rock Band creator developing rhythm-infused PC shooter
— 10:44 AM on February 18, 2014

Harmonix, the developer behind music-based games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero, is working on a first-person shooter called Chroma. The game will be...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Solid-state storage and games
— 4:02 PM on February 14, 2014

This week in our deal post, we've gathered a couple of juicy solid-state storage deals—and a handful of gaming bargains for good measure. Let's start...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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A quick look at Mantle on AMD's Kaveri APU
— 9:11 PM on February 13, 2014

Three months ago, AMD foretold of the performance improvements that Mantle, its close-to-the-metal graphics programming interface, would bring to Kaveri in Battlefield 4. We've now...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Former Steam director leaves Microsoft in under six months
— 9:06 AM on February 13, 2014

You know Microsoft's ninth annual pledge to restore its focus on PC gaming? Well, apparently the folks in Redmond will have to disappoint...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Humble Sid Meier Bundle isn't bragging, but...
— 10:24 AM on February 12, 2014

Yeah, it's kind of a big deal. The latest Humble Bundle contains a bunch of Sid Meier games, including Civilization III and IV,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Cyan remakes Myst in real-time 3D—again
— 9:21 AM on February 12, 2014

Myst is one of my all-time favorite games. Cyan released a real-time 3D remake of it, realMyst, back in 2000, but the remake looks about...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Microsoft promises stronger PC gaming focus—kind of
— 2:00 PM on February 11, 2014

I stumbled across an interesting interview over at Rock, Paper, Shotgun this morning....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Broken Age and the Kickstarter factor
— 9:40 PM on February 6, 2014

I haven't done a ton of gaming on my PC lately. It's not for a lack of games—I have access to a lot of new...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Thief '101' trailer sets the stage
— 9:11 AM on February 5, 2014

Eidos Montreal's Thief sequel is less than three weeks away from release. To kick the hype machine into high gear, Eidos has posted a new...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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John Carmack sheds more light on id departure
— 5:14 PM on February 4, 2014

Why did John Carmack leave id Software last November? The statements issued at the time suggested that Carmack simply wanted to concentrate on his...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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