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Release roundup: Cases, SSDs, and a new cooler
— 12:35 PM on August 18, 2011

Although this week has been short on major launches, our inbox did catch wind of a few smaller releases from Cooler Master, Corsair, and Lian...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage

DRM debacle plagues From Dust PC release
— 9:53 AM on August 18, 2011

I've heard a lot of good things about From Dust, which has been billed as the spiritual successor to Populus. The Xbox Live Arcade...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Build your own Crysis with free Crytek SDK
— 6:00 AM on August 18, 2011

Think you can do a better job of arranging high-polygon concrete barriers than the folks at Crytek? Good news. The developer

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Guild Wars 2 trailer loaded with in-game footage
— 1:23 PM on August 17, 2011

Although I've never really been into MMOs, I've always liked the fact that Guild Wars didn't require a monthly subscription. Shell out for the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Ubisoft relaxes Driver DRM
— 10:36 AM on August 17, 2011

DRM doesn't get much worse than "always on" implementations that require an Internet connection to experience a game's single-player component. That's the kind of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Battlefield 3 trailer showcases stunning multiplayer combat
— 3:48 PM on August 16, 2011

Battlefield 3 has been in the news quite a bit recently, but for all the wrong reasons. We've spent so much time talking about...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Crysis 2 tessellation: too much of a good thing?
— 2:07 PM on August 16, 2011

We discover the world's greatest virtual concrete slab.

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming

Hard Reset videos offer peeks at gameplay, story
— 10:30 AM on August 16, 2011

PC exclusives are hard to come by, so we've been paying particular attention to Hard Reset, a sci-fi shooter being developed by some of the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Gearbox teases Borderlands 2
— 9:16 AM on August 16, 2011

Yeah, it isn't much, but the Borderlands fan in me is vibrating with anticipation after watching this quick teaser trailer for Borderlands 2.

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

EA offers free game with Origin pre-orders for Battlefield 3
— 6:00 AM on August 16, 2011

EA is intent on luring gamers to its new Origin distribution service. Exclusives are one way to draw folks in, but that's not going...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

More details emerge on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
— 3:46 PM on August 15, 2011

Valve's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is due out early next year, but the company hasn't said much about what the actual game will entail. Worry...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Release roundup: Motherboards, mice, and more
— 3:55 PM on August 12, 2011

This week in the realm of miscellaneous hardware releases, we've got news from BitFenix, Gigabyte, Silicon Power, and SteelSeries.

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage Input devices

New Rage trailer explores the game's sound and art
— 9:50 AM on August 12, 2011

Sick of Rage trailers yet? The game's early October release date is fast approaching, so the deluge of previews should be over soon. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

UPDATED: Valve announces Counter-Strike sequel
— 6:00 AM on August 12, 2011

Before the Modern Warfare and Bad Company series ran realistic team-based combat into the ground, there was Counter-Strike. Valve's once-staggeringly popular multiplayer shooter hasn't made...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Lost in Limbo
— 10:07 PM on August 11, 2011

As much as I love big-budget video games that take armies of developers and artists years to produce, I still have a lot of fun...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

Serious Sam 3 previewed, sounds like a worthy sequel
— 9:51 AM on August 11, 2011

Amid the buzz about upcoming releases like Battlefield 3, Rage, and Skyrim, it's easy to forget that another classic PC game series is about to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Third Metro: Last Light trailer shows on-rails combat
— 9:27 AM on August 10, 2011

We already saw the first two videos of the Metro 2033 sequel, Metro: Last Light. The folks at 4A Games have now put...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Havok buys itself a 3D game engine
— 6:00 AM on August 10, 2011

For the PC gamers among us, Havok should need no introduction. The company's physics API has been used in countless titles, and the firm itself...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming