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Could Half-Life 3 be unveiled at Gamescom this week?
— 9:44 AM on August 14, 2012

A certain PDF file has been making the rounds this morning. It's from the website of German gaming convention Gamescom, and it lists the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Borderlands 2 ''girlfriend mode'' stirs controversy
— 1:01 PM on August 13, 2012

Borderlands 2 lead designer John Hemingway appears to have stepped in it. In an interview with Eurogamer, he revealed that the game's fifth...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

EA expects 40% of revenue from digital sales
— 11:24 AM on August 13, 2012

Valve is a privately held company, so it's under no obligation to share financial details with the public. As a result, we don't have...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

Eye candy abounds in Crysis 3 trailer
— 10:52 AM on August 10, 2012

This morning's dose of graphics eye candy is brought to you by Crytek. The developer has released a CryEngine3 Tech Trailer that shows...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Release roundup: GPU-toting nettops and cheap gamer keyboards
— 6:00 AM on August 10, 2012

Every week, we gather press releases that slipped through the net of our daily coverage, and we post them in the release roundup. Here's this...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Systems Input devices

Sleeping Dogs gets PC-specific goodies
— 12:07 PM on August 9, 2012

Add Sleeping Dogs to the list of upcoming titles with PC-specific features. The game's open world will be more detailed on the PC thanks...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Steam to start offering non-gaming apps next month
— 2:08 PM on August 8, 2012

Valve has been busy lately. Its CEO, Gabe Newell, is publicly bashing Windows 8 and trying to build up Linux into a compelling alternative....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pre-orders get early beta access
— 9:39 AM on August 8, 2012

Valve is making it hard to resist buying the new Counter-Strike game. It's not just that Global Offensive is already on sale for $13.49, 10%...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Day Z breaks a million players, will have standalone version
— 11:30 AM on August 7, 2012

The modding community has long been one of the best things about PC gaming. Although things have died down a little in recent years,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Rise of the Triad reboot previewed
— 6:00 AM on August 7, 2012

As we learned last week, an Unreal Engine 3-powered Rise of the Triad reboot is in the works. Interceptor Entertainment is developing the game,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Carmack keynote touches on Doom 4, VR displays
— 10:49 AM on August 6, 2012

When id Software programmer John Carmack speaks, people listen. In fact, folks line up for the chance to hear the guy live. Carmack's...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

Valve files hint at Source 2 engine, Episode 3
— 9:31 AM on August 6, 2012

Last month, Valve released its Source Filmmaker application, allowing fans of Team Fortress 2 to create their own animated cut-scenes. Already, the Source Filmmaker...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

The TR Podcast 116: The Nexus between Batman and Korean IPS displays
— 11:39 PM on August 5, 2012

In this episode of the TR Podcast, our panel weighs in on Google's Nexus 7 tablet, the latest hardware video transcoders, and those 27"...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

Skyrim's Dawnguard DLC now available on Steam
— 6:00 AM on August 3, 2012

Ready to lose several more weekends to dungeon exploration and looting? Good, because the first expansion—sorry, DLC—for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is now out...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Updated: Twitter account promises return of Rise of the Triad
— 12:14 PM on August 2, 2012

Remember Rise of the Triad? Ok, most of you probably don't. The first-person shooter came out way back in 1995 and used a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Valve: Left 4 Dead 2 already runs faster on Linux
— 9:48 AM on August 2, 2012

Porting games to a new operating system can be tricky. When the Mac version of Portal came out two years ago, folks remarked that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Oculus Rift VR headset seeks Kickstarter funding
— 11:25 AM on August 1, 2012

Want to help fund the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset? There's a Kickstarter for that. The folks behind the gaming-focused VR googles have taken to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

EA announces Battlefield 4 release window
— 9:36 AM on August 1, 2012

We're still a ways from a proper release date announcement, but at least we now know something we didn't. As reports, EA revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming