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Windows 8's antivirus will play nice with third-party tools
— 5:31 PM on June 4, 2012

For three years now, Microsoft has offered its own, free antivirus software—Security Essentials—as an alternative to third-party tools. The company is going one step further...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive due August 21
— 3:42 PM on June 4, 2012

With all the hot new triple-A titles being displayed at E3, it's easy to forget about Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Valve gave all of us a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dishonored gameplay trailer brings knife to gun fight, still wins
— 10:55 AM on June 1, 2012

Next week, we'll be covering the Computex trade show in Taipei. There's another big show that shares the same dates: the E3 gaming expo, which...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Humble Indie Bundle V packs a wallop
— 9:16 AM on June 1, 2012

Yep, the newest Humble Indie Bundle is now available, with five top-flight indie games packed into a name-your-own-price package where some of the proceeds...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Activision settles with former Infinity Ward heads
— 6:00 AM on June 1, 2012

In March 2010, mere months after the record-breaking release of Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, publisher Activision Blizzard summarily fired the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Crysis 2 returns to Steam with DLC in tow
— 6:48 PM on May 30, 2012

It's baaack. Close to a year after being dropped from Steam, Crysis 2 has returned to Valve's content delivery service. The Maximum...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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John Carmack working with open-source VR headset
— 11:11 AM on May 30, 2012

During my misspent youth, we used to hang out at an Internet cafe that had a virtual reality headset. The headset was hooked up to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Moody indie game has you play as a two-year-old
— 6:00 AM on May 30, 2012

I'm a sucker for survival horror games, especially moody ones that trade monsters for atmosphere. While perusing Rock, Paper, Shotgun last night, I came...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Minecraft almost as popular as Call of Duty
— 11:53 AM on May 25, 2012

Is it time to call Minecraft a cultural phenomenon? The sandbox building game has enjoyed incredible success on the PC, where it was honed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Rumor: Much of HP Enyo team to leave for Google
— 9:51 AM on May 25, 2012

Last December, after months of uncertainty, HP announced its plans for the ill-fated webOS: the mobile operating system would be surrendered to the open-source...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Personal tech

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Carmageddon Reincarnation seeking Kickstarter funding
— 12:26 PM on May 21, 2012

Almost exactly one year ago, we learned that a new chapter in the Carmageddon franchise was in the works. The Stainless Games studio...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Cheap storage and game bargains
— 5:17 PM on May 18, 2012

No question about it: SSD prices have a taken a nosedive lately. Just look at Samsung's 830 Series 128GB SSD. Right now, it's on sale at...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Wired shows first Unreal Engine 4 screenshots
— 2:05 PM on May 18, 2012

Sadly, there's no video to go along with these—but the first Unreal Engine 4 screenshots are now available for your viewing pleasure. Wired inserted...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Video mockup shows Metro version of Firefox
— 1:46 PM on May 17, 2012

I apparently missed this last week, but it's worth a look if you haven't seen it. Ever wonder what Firefox will look like in Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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LinkedIn profiles tease new Mirror's Edge, Bad Company titles
— 9:45 AM on May 17, 2012

Almost a year ago, EA Games President Frank Gibeau told GameTrailers that EA was "actively looking at how to bring [Mirror's Edge] back in...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Steam's remote library management now out of beta
— 6:00 AM on May 17, 2012

Stuck at work and eager to try a new game as soon as you get home? Too lazy to get out of bed to start...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Chrome 19 arrives with tab syncing
— 4:57 PM on May 15, 2012

Google has started quietly rolling out the latest Chrome update, and there's a new feature that ought to please folks who juggle multiple PCs...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Wolfenstein 3D gets an official browser port
— 6:00 AM on May 11, 2012

Feeling the urge to procrastinate today? Hey, it's Friday, and Bethesda and id Software have come up with a perfect time waster. To celebrate the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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