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New screenshots show survival MMOFPS Survivarium
— 4:33 PM on July 9, 2012

I'm still disappointed that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 was cancelled, but I'm intrigued by the next project from its developers: Survivarium, a free-to-play, massively multiplayer first-person shooter...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Square Enix shows impressive DirectX 11 tech demo
— 5:37 PM on June 6, 2012

Is this how games would look if they weren't targeted at ancient console hardware? If so, wow. Final Fantasy series developer Square Enix has posted some...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

First Crysis 3 screenshots show overgrown New York
— 9:30 AM on April 16, 2012

EA made good on its promise to spill the beans about Crysis 3 today. It and Crytek have officially announced the game, posting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Intel introduces 910 Series PCIe SSD
— 2:01 AM on April 12, 2012

Intel is no stranger to the world of enterprise-grade SSDs. Its first offering for that market, the X25-E, was released way back in the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

Max Payne 3 PC to have 'gloriously increased' detail
— 6:00 AM on February 24, 2012

Something amazing may be about to happen: a PC release will have enhanced graphics but won't be delayed til six months after the console version...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

TR gerbil fashions RAID enclosure out of Lego
— 11:56 AM on October 7, 2011

We all need custom hardware occasionally. Some go to great lengths to build sophisticated testing rigs (ahem), but there's nothing wrong with a quick-and-dirty...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Epic ports Unreal Engine 3... to Flash
— 9:30 AM on October 5, 2011

Unreal Engine 3 has definitely shown up in some unexpected places—most notably Apple's iOS devices, in the form of Infinity Blade (and the upcoming Infinity...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Internet Software

CS: Global Offensive boasts new Arsenal modes, fresh screenshots
— 3:14 PM on September 22, 2011

Our first glimpses of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive haven't been particularly encouraging. Early footage of the game looked a little lo-fi for a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

First-person Syndicate reboot due in early 2012
— 2:16 PM on September 12, 2011

Syndicate has to be one of my favorite PC games of all time. I suspect most of you haven't heard of it, though. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Crysis 2 DX11 'Ultra Upgrade' arrives
— 3:00 PM on June 27, 2011

Right on schedule, Crytek has let loose the long-awaited patch that brings DirectX 11 eye candy to Crysis 2. Actually, there's more to it than...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Noctua builds a better 120-mm fan
— 10:56 AM on June 4, 2011

Computex — Unlike some cooler makers, Noctua isn't dabbling in PSUs, gaming headsets, or iPad accessories. That says a lot about the company's focus,...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

New Thermaltake coolers offer more extremeness
— 3:36 AM on June 3, 2011

Computex — While touring Thermaltake's booth on the Computex show floor, we stumbled upon one of the largest CPU coolers I've ever seen. Behold...

Type: News story Tags: Power Cooling

Intel, Micron start sampling 20-nm NAND flash
— 12:10 PM on April 14, 2011

Slowly but surely, flash memory continues to get cheaper and more capacious. Intel and Micron have just taken another step in that direction with the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Bethesda shows Prey 2 screenshot, concept art
— 6:00 AM on April 8, 2011

At a slow but steady pace, details about the upcoming sequel to Prey are trickling out. This time, Bethesda has posted the first public...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Nazis, dinosaurs collide in Dino D-Day multiplayer shooter
— 10:39 AM on March 17, 2011

Sometimes, I get the feeling that modern games take themselves too seriously. While browsing Shacknews this morning, I noticed one that definitely doesn't:...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Winners selected in MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti screenshot contest
— 1:37 PM on March 11, 2011

We've chosen the winners for our in-game screenshot contest. There were a lot of great entries; some made us laugh, while others had...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

Serious Sam 3: BFE due out this summer
— 11:01 AM on February 28, 2011

In one of the most entertaining press releases I've read in a while, Croteam has announced that Serious Sam 3: BFE is due to arrive...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

Free shooter pokes fun at Call of Duty series
— 2:22 PM on February 2, 2011

Talk about a novel way to promote your game. The folks behind upcoming cross-platform shooter Bulletstorm have released a free mini-FPS that pokes fun at...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming