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Alan Wake dribbles onto Steam in 2012
— 11:50 AM on December 14, 2011

Some 20 months after releasing Alan Wake on the Xbox 360, developer Remedy Entertainment has confirmed the game is heading to the PC. While...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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More Mountain Dew on tap in DiRT Showdown
— 12:05 PM on December 13, 2011

I had a lot of fun with DiRT 3, the latest chapter in the franchise that took over from Colin McRae Rally a few...

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Etc.
— 11:42 AM on December 13, 2011

Howdy, all. I've spent the last little while doing a lot of different things—testing, lots of spreadsheet work, traveling to a press event, some photography and...

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. developer's future hangs in the balance
— 6:00 AM on December 13, 2011

Well, so much for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2. The game was originally scheduled for a 2012 release, but according to Eurogamer, it may have been canned—and...

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Windows 8 app store to allow open-source software
— 2:46 PM on December 12, 2011

Apple's walled garden approach to software distribution looks set to become the norm rather than the exception, but it may not mean the marginalization of...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Modern Warfare 3 made $1 billion in 16 days
— 11:32 AM on December 12, 2011

Although Modern Warfare 3 has yet to register more than a blip in our poll on the best PC game of 2011, the market...

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HP leaves door open for webOS tablets in 2013
— 6:00 AM on December 12, 2011

Last Friday, HP finally made a decision on the fate of webOS: the mobile operating system will go open source, with HP providing support...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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Friday night topic: Your maddest gaming skillz
— 5:34 PM on December 9, 2011

I've done some pretty cool things while playing video games, from rocket-jump acrobatics in old-school Quake deathmatches to twitch headshots at the end of Counter-Strike...

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Deal of the week: Memory, games, and SSDs
— 5:33 PM on December 9, 2011

It's not too late to do your Christmas shopping, and the deals are still flowing. This week, Amazon has a couple of nice Corsair memory...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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HP to keep webOS alive as an open-source project
— 2:42 PM on December 9, 2011

After months of deliberation, HP has finally decided the fate of webOS... and it's not quite what we expected. In an announcement posted earlier...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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Borderlands sequel promises more diversity
— 12:05 PM on December 9, 2011

Although I had a lot of fun with the original Borderlands, the endless grinding eventually turned me off the game. Collecting loot and leveling...

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Poll: What's the best PC game of 2011?
— 1:20 PM on December 8, 2011

This holiday season has been a busy one on the PC gaming front. Looking back, so has the year as a whole. We've...

Poll Question: • Best PC game of 2011?

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OnLive game streaming comes to smartphones, tablets
— 10:27 AM on December 8, 2011

OnLive's cloud gaming service has finally come to tablets and smartphones. Released first for the PC and then on a separate, TV-friendly console, OnLive...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Internet

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Android 4.0 sneaks onto the Kindle Fire
— 4:01 PM on December 7, 2011

The Kindle Fire already comes with Android out of the box, but it's not the Android we know—it's a version of the operating system...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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Serious Sam 3 pits pirates against invincible enemy
— 12:16 PM on December 7, 2011

In the world of big-name PC games, DRM is largely unavoidable. Most copy protection schemes are annoying, some are tolerable, and others just make...

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Microsoft previews the Windows app store
— 10:47 AM on December 7, 2011

We've heard rumblings about Microsoft introducing a Windows 8 apps store since April. Redmond confirmed its new distribution platform for Metro-style apps

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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DirectX 11 patch released for Batman: Arkham City
— 9:37 AM on December 7, 2011

Aside from its frustrating onion-like layers of copy protection, Batman: Arkham City had one other little problem when it hit PCs last month: broken...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Stylized puzzle platformer Pid due next year
— 2:25 PM on December 6, 2011

If there's one thing I'm a sucker for, it's artsy-lookin' indie puzzle platformers. From Braid and Limbo to Saira and Trine, they're almost always unique,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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