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Activision Blizzard goes indie, buys itself back from Vivendi
— 10:10 AM on July 26, 2013

Way back in 2007, game publishers Activision and Vivendi merged their businesses...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

EA financials show growing PC game revenue
— 5:11 PM on July 25, 2013

It's no secret that the PC industry is in dire straits these days. Quarter after quarter, shipments of PCs either stay flat or go down....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Battlefield 4 will use your tablet as a 'second screen'
— 11:11 AM on July 25, 2013

There's been a lot of talk about tablets and other handhelds drawing gamers away from traditional platforms. Well, with Battlefield 4, it looks like EA...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

Syndicate spiritual sequel reaches Kickstarter goal
— 6:00 AM on July 25, 2013

Last month, Geoff wrote about a Kickstarter campaign for a spiritual sequel to Syndicate—the 1993 original, that is. The campaign was kicked off by...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Deal of the week: Graphics, power, and games
— 4:32 PM on July 19, 2013

We've got a couple of hardware bargains for you all this week—and, of course, some links to the latest Steam sale. Need a new graphics card?...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Gaming

Thief will be an AMD Gaming Evolved title
— 11:08 AM on July 19, 2013

AMD has been stepping up its developer relations efforts for a while now, collaborating with the development teams behind many recent PC blockbusters. This...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

Are you deftly navigating the Steam Summer Sale?
— 11:40 AM on July 18, 2013

I've been watching the Steam Summer Sale pretty closely, checking in at least a couple of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Job posting reveals plans for Linux version of CryEngine
— 10:24 AM on July 16, 2013

Linux can do a lot of things, but can it run Crysis? Not without emulation. However, a job posting on the Crytek website suggests...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

Just Cause devs show Mad Max gameplay trailer
— 9:05 AM on July 15, 2013

If the name Avalanche Studios sounds familiar, it's because these Swedish game developers are behind the outrageously fun Just Cause 2 (as well as the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Steam, Amazon roll out summer game sales
— 10:20 AM on July 12, 2013

A couple of times a year, Valve tempts impulse buyers by massively discounting a whole whack of Steam games. This year's Summer Sale

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Don't miss the free iOS games this week
— 9:15 AM on July 12, 2013

We should have posted about this fact sooner, but there's still time for iOS device owners to grab a bunch of free games and other...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Personal tech

Epic's Sweeney: Games will be 'photo-realistic' within 10 years
— 6:00 AM on July 12, 2013

As far back as I can remember, journalists and forum dwellers have been...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

Dota 2 out of beta, heading to OS X and Linux
— 9:17 AM on July 11, 2013

After two years in beta, Valve's wildly popular Dota 2 is finally finished—or, at least finished enough for an official release. The beta ended...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Sam Fisher goes aggro in Splinter Cell Blacklist gameplay trailer
— 6:00 AM on July 10, 2013

Yesterday, Nvidia announced that it's bundling Splinter Cell Blacklist with most of its mid-range and high-end GeForce cards. We've already seen the game's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Rockstar shows off Grand Theft Auto V gameplay
— 10:54 AM on July 9, 2013

In April, Rockstar introduced us to the three characters that players will control in Grand Theft Auto V. That character trailer gave us...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Splinter Cell Blacklist now bundled with GeForce GTX 660, faster cards
— 9:05 AM on July 9, 2013

And the great game bundling war continues. This time, it's Nvidia that has...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Blind test suggests gamers overwhelmingly prefer 120Hz refresh rates
— 12:11 PM on July 8, 2013

Most LCD monitors update the display at 60Hz—once every 16.7 milliseconds. Faster 120Hz displays have been around for a while, though, and I've always...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

Deal of the week: A little bit of everything
— 1:02 PM on July 5, 2013

This week's deals post is all over the map. I could attempt to weave it all together nicely, but that sounds like an awful...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Displays Mobile computing Gaming