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New trailers arrive for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam and Crysis 2
— 11:35 AM on December 20, 2010

Creedence Clearwater Revival's Fortunate Son might as well be the official song of the Vietnam war. Fittingly, it's just appeared in a

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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LA Noire developers reveal facial animation secrets
— 6:00 AM on December 17, 2010

If one thing about last months L.A. Noire trailer caught my eye, it was the shockingly true-to-life facial animations. A new video released by...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Hot Pursuit channels classic Need for Speed formula
— 1:41 PM on December 16, 2010

My relationship with the Need for Speed franchise has been a rocky one. In the mid-90s, I was introduced to the series by the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Name your own price for DRM-free indie game bundle
— 11:59 AM on December 15, 2010

Have you lamented the DRM that encrusts all too many new PC games? Are you sick of paying out the nose for the latest...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Windows 8 could be shown at CES next month
— 10:06 AM on December 15, 2010

We might just get a sneak preview of Microsoft's next operating system at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. So suggests the New York Times,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Mass Effect, Elder Scrolls sequels revealed
— 9:45 AM on December 13, 2010

Ronald already caught these in the 'bread, but hey, it's not often two high-profile role-playing games are announced at pretty much the same time. In...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Poll: What kind of panel lives inside your LCD monitor?
— 12:56 PM on December 9, 2010

Thanks to the rise of TN panels, LCD monitors have become incredibly cheap. However, some of us are still willing to pay a premium...

Poll Question: • My primary LCD's panel type is:

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Intel, AMD to phase out VGA by 2015
— 12:17 PM on December 8, 2010

Death to VGA! No, not Spike's painfully lame Video Game Awards (although those could also use the axe) but the analog video connector that's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets Displays

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OnLive bringing games, Windows apps to tablets and smartphones
— 11:19 AM on December 8, 2010

The OnLive cloud gaming service is coming to tablets. As GamesBeat reports, an iPad app has already been released, and a beta version...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Personal tech

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Quantum dots offer OLED alternative for large-scale displays
— 11:52 AM on December 7, 2010

Although OLED displays can now be found in smartphones and extremely expensive televisions, the technology has struggled to ramp up to larger panel sizes. ...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Team Fortress 2 goes back into beta
— 11:03 AM on December 3, 2010

More than three years after its official release, Team Fortress 2 is going back into beta. You'll still be able to play the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Microsoft patent promises tactile feedback for touch screens
— 2:17 PM on November 29, 2010

Touch screens are everywhere, and they're only going to become more prevalent as smart phones and tablets continue to grow in popularity. However, for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Personal tech

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Shanked!
— 9:12 PM on November 25, 2010

This blog post was all laid out. I even spent some time yesterday gathering my thoughts on what was to be the subject: the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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Developer of DRM-free Witcher 2 set to go after pirates
— 10:49 AM on November 23, 2010

When the CD Projekt's Witcher 2 role-playing game hits in May of next year, torrent-sniffing companies will be keeping an eye out for folks downloading...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Second Black Ops patch further improves performance
— 9:33 AM on November 22, 2010

A second patch for Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops has arrived through Steam. The update brings additional performance improvements, complementing the first patch...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Storage, cooling, RAM, and IPS displays
— 4:53 PM on November 19, 2010

We've got a smorgasbord of deals for you this week—and, in what will hopefully become a regular feature, some deals for our Canadian friends, as...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Displays Memory

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Portal 2 postponed again: no cake until April
— 10:41 AM on November 19, 2010

Valve should really just stop putting release dates on its products. The much-anticipated sequel to the company's infectious Portal puzzle shooter was at one...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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LCD manufacturers' dead pixel policies explained
— 7:02 PM on November 18, 2010

When looking for a new flat-panel monitor, one of the most important things to consider is the dead-pixel policy held by each company. These policies...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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