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Misc. - Numbers

4K, HDR Gaming Still in Early Days -- Albert Penello
Penello teases "big" announcements for 4K and HDR content.
December 12, 2016
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9 Games That Got Way Better After Launch
From zero to hero.
October 2, 2017
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15 Gamers Who Were Banned For Absolutely Ridiculous Reasons
Sometimes bans are for a reason. These ones are not, they're just ridiculous.
November 27, 2017
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15 Most Awful Video Game Console Ripoffs
(Not) almost the real deal.
July 28, 2017
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15 Scary Songs In Video Games That Spooked Gamers
There may be no monsters in the closet but as kids, these creepy tunes kept us up at night.
August 30, 2017
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15 Things Games can Do But Movies Cannot
Movies are a phenomenal narrative medium but video games have their advantages.
February 22, 2017
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15 Things ROBLOX Fans Dislike About ROBLOX
15 things from Roblox that hardcore players just dislike!
November 27, 2017
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343 Industries Announces "Halo Recruit" Experience for Windows Mixed Reality
With Microsoft's push towards a Mixed Reality ecosystem in full swing and coming to the hands of consumers as soon as October 17th, Microsoft would be remiss not to include that which still is their flagship franchise. Earlier reports already mentioned a Halo push towards the VR space, and today saw it confirmed by 343 Industries' Bonnie Ross in a Windows Mixed Reality blog post.
October 4, 2017
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A parent's guide to Skylanders
If your little ones are angling for some Skylanders this holiday here's what you need to know.
December 14, 2016
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AbleGamers' Player Panels could make future games more disability-friendly
"We're trying to bring two sides together to make a better gaming environment."
June 29, 2017
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Ataribox aims high with $250-300 price point, Linux core, custom AMD chip
Currently has spring 2018 launch window, will work with "other content platforms."
September 26, 2017
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Misc. - B

Beam streaming increases bit rates, resolutions to compete with Twitch
Microsoft aims to offer better quality and latency than Amazon's market leader.
December 21, 2016
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Best Art Design of 2016
Recognizing artistic achievements in video games.
December 22, 2016
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Best Fighting Game of 2016
It wasn't a banner year for fighting games, but it was a pretty good one all around regardless.
December 30, 2016
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Best Gaming Chairs
When you're settled in for a heavy gaming session you have to be comfortable. Treat your behind to one of these great seats.
November 2, 2017
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Best games of 2017: Horizon Zero Dawn, Hidden Folks, Resident Evil 7, and more
An ongoing journal
February 21, 2017
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Best Microphone for Streamers
 
August 31, 2017
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Best Racing Games for VR
What are the best racing games for VR?
January 10, 2017
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Best room-scale games for the HTC Vive
Get walking in virtual reality with these room-scale titles!
July 25, 2017
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Best RPG of 2016
2016 was a great for year RPG fans.
December 21, 2016
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Misc. - C

Corsair Launches T1 RACE Gaming Chair
CORSAIR, a world leader in enthusiast memory, PC components and high-performance gaming hardware today announced the launch of its first gaming chair, the T1 RACE. Inspired by racing, crafted for comfort and built to last, the T1 Race joins CORSAIR's award-winning range of mice, keyboards, headsets and mousepads to complete the ultimate gaming experience.
May 16, 2017
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Misc. - D

DeltaDNA Interview: Gauging Player Engagement, Microtransactions and More
DeltaDNA co-founder and CEO talks micro-transactions and free to play.
August 1, 2017
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Divinity: Original Sin 2 Review
About midway through Divinity: Original Sin II's campaign, I was called on to visit the family farm of a heroic colleague named Gareth. On arrival, I found him mourning his murdered parents and calling on me to help him take revenge. Pretty standard RPG stuff.
September 26, 2017
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Misc. - E

Elgato's Latest Capture Card Allows Native 4K/60fps Recording
The next generation of games recording and streaming hardware is upon us.
November 9, 2017
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Misc. - F

Fan-Made Half-Life Remaster Reveals Its Redesigned Xen with a Screenshot
Black Mesa's version of Xen is much larger than the original.
December 22, 2016
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Forza 7 Review Roundup
Vroom vroom.
October 4, 2017
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'Forza Motorsport 7' game review: fantastic, even without a wheel
We take back everything we've said about 'Forza' and Xbox
October 10, 2017
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Forza Motorsport 7 Performance Preview - Vega vs Pascal
The first full Forza Motorsport title available for the PC, Forza Motorsport 7 on Windows 10 launched simultaneously with the Xbox version earlier this month. With native 4K assets, HDR support, and new visual features like fully dynamic weather, this title is an excellent showcase of what modern PC hardware can do.
October 24, 2017
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Misc. - G

Games No Longer Have To Release In The Holiday Season To Be Successful, Sony's Shawn Layden Suggests
He's right.
June 27, 2017
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GeForce Now, only later: Nvidia game streaming will need 'several years' to scale
"Almost every great thing takes about a decade," Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang said. "We've got a few more years to go.'
May 10, 2017
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Gran Turismo Sport Creator Explains Why GT Mode Was Removed
"When people are talking about there's no campaign mode, or no GT Mode anymore, that's not quite true."
October 18, 2017
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Gran Turismo Sport's high-end bonuses: HDR is incredible, but VR is not
Ahead of our formal game review, we sum up Polyphony's fanciest racing features.
October 18, 2017
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Misc. - H

Hands-on with Halo Recruit, a tasty bite of Windows Mixed Reality goodness you'll love
Microsoft promised a taste of the Halo universe alongside the launch of Windows Mixed Reality in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, and we got a chance to check it out today.
October 4, 2017
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How much does the driver matter when playing Forza 7?
[H]ard|OCP recently used Forza 7 in their GPU benchmarks and discovered that AMD's Vega 64 outperformed the GTX 1080 by a noticeable margin. NVIDIA responded by releasing two new drivers in quick succession, claiming performance improvements of up to 25% in this title, which prompted [H] to revisit there results with the newest drivers from both companies.
October 18, 2017
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How Real-World Issues, Including Terrorism, Affected Detroit: Become Human's Story
We chat to Detroit: Become Human's director, David Cage.
June 19, 2017
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How to build a Raspberry Pi retrogaming emulation console
Assemble a simple, inexpensive console to play all your favorite classic games.
May 12, 2017
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How to get the best fit for your Gear VR
Getting a good fit is the first step on a journey in VR.
November 30, 2017
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Misc. - I

If you are going to play this game at high resolution it is your Destiny 2 buy a Vega
In their testing of the new PC port of Destiny 2, The Guru of 3D made some interesting discoveries. The first is that at 1080p, the game's performance can be somewhat limited by your CPU, but not at 1440p or higher resolutions.
October 25, 2017
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Is older hardware in danger of being left behind by "pro" game consoles?
Some games provide a compromised experience on "stock" hardware from Sony, Nintendo.
December 12, 2016
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It's Early Days for 4K/HDR Gaming, Microsoft Exec Says
"You have to fudge things a little bit to show the differences..."
December 12, 2016
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Misc. - L

Leatherface Review
This slightly shocking prequel is mostly just competent.
October 16, 2017
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Misc. - M

Mass Effect: Andromeda Cathleen Rootsaert Interview
One of Mass Effect: Andromeda's lead writers tells of the journeys players will travel on in the new game, and of her own journey with the franchise.
March 19, 2017
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Mass Effect: Andromeda Chris Corfe Interview
Level designer Chris Corfe tells us what it's like to go from being a die-hard fan to actually working on Mass Effect.
March 19, 2017
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Mass Effect: Andromeda Fabrice Condominas Interview
Fabrice Condominas reflects on the Mass Effect series.
March 19, 2017
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Mass Effect: Andromeda Ian Frazier Interview
Ian Frazier discusses bringing his RPG experience to Mass Effect: Andromeda.
March 19, 2017
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Mass Effect: Andromeda Jessica Campbell Interview
Mass Effect: Andromeda's level designer and space lead talks about going from a fan to a developer.
March 19, 2017
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Mass Effect: Andromeda Mac Walters Interview
Mac Walters reflects on the Mass Effect series.
March 19, 2017
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Mass Effect: Andromeda Michael Gamble Interview
Michael Gamble on returning to Mass Effect and cutting ties to Shepard.
March 19, 2017
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Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV is fun but a little rough
Fishing in VR with a Monster Hunting flavor.
November 30, 2017
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Most Disappointing Game of 2016
These games of 2016 were never able to live up to the hype surrounding them.
December 21, 2016
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Most Read Game Reviews Of 2017
The past year was filled with many highly anticipated titles on all platforms; here are the most-read game reviews during 2017.
December 4, 2017
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Most Sega Forever titles are a buggy mess, here's why
If you were one of the many people impressed by the Sega Forever initiative, which aims to release several of the company's classic games to smartphones, and you decided to try out a title or two, you may have noticed a slight problem: the games don't exactly run well, even on high-end hardware. Which is a problem primarily because regular, non-official emulators can deliver much better performance, and have been able to do so for years.
June 26, 2017
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Most-Watched Game Videos Of 2017
From trailers to reviews to history lessons, these were the most-viewed gaming videos of 2017.
December 4, 2017
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MSI Announces Force GC30 and GC20 Game Controllers
MSI, leader in true gaming hardware, today announces an all-new series of game controller, named Force. The Force GC30 and Force GC20 controllers are specifically designed for use on multiple platforms including Windows, Android and popular gaming consoles. PC gamers will be able to enjoy their sports, racing and role-playing games with the comfort of these new controllers.
October 3, 2017
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Misc. - O

OFM Launches New RESPAWN Line of Gaming Chairs
OFM, a leading workplace furniture company, today announced the launch of a new gaming furniture brand, RESPAWN. With decades of experience in ergonomics, OFM created RESPAWN to deliver quality, accessible gaming furniture without sacrificing comfort or performance.
November 8, 2017
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On In-Game Advertising, or the Invasion of your $60 Space
This piece is intended to present a short thought-experiment in regards to the ever-increasing prevalence of ads in our lives. with their ubiquitous presence and the development of ever more complex ways of ad targeting and display technologies, ads have become a part of our lives. from million dollar spots in the Super Bowl towards content-locks happening unless we allow ads to be forced upon us, ads will eventually become more of an issue than they already are.
March 15, 2017
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Opinion: The Last Of Us Part 2's Trailer Misses The Point
Blunt-force marketing.
November 2, 2017
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Misc. - P

Phanteks Announces the Evolv Shift and Shift X Cases
Phanteks expands upon the Evolv Series lineup with their newest cases, the Shift and Shift X. The two cases perfectly combine elegance and high level of functionality. High-quality materials underline the refined designs of the Shift and Shift X, which can be harmoniously integrated into any room.
July 25, 2017
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Phylo
Though it may appear to be just a game, Phylo is actually a framework for harnessing the computing power of mankind to solve a common problem; Multiple Sequence Alignments.
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Prey Boss Talks Influences, Aliens, PC Version, and More
The Prey series has been dormant for a decade--but now it's back.
May 5, 2017
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Misc. - R

Researchers Found Action Games Can Impact Brain Matter
For many years people have been studying what impacts video games can have on humans and producing various results. New researchers at McGill University have found that action games can actually lead to a loss of grey matter in the hippocampus, though what long-term consequences this may entail require further study. However, playing 3D-platform games, like Super Mario 64, can actually increase the amount of grey matter.
August 14, 2017
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Misc. - S

SilverStone Introduces Raven RVZ03 SFF Case, Now With RGB
SilverStone today revealed the Raven RVZ03 SFF case, which features the improvements that the company made to the RVZ lineup over the years. The new case also brings the Raven RVZ series up to speed with the hottest industry trend: RGB lighting.
July 25, 2017
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Steep review: a fresh take on extreme sports–but not a good one
Despite the glorious setting, Steep doesn't live up to its open-world promises.
December 14, 2016
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'Story Based Games don't Have the Same Impact they Used to Have,' Says Phil Spencer
He said in the quarter that gave us Zelda, Horizon, and Persona.
April 28, 2017
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Streamers rejoice: Elgato reveals a crazy convenient green screen and a new pro cam link
Elgato is a champion in the game streaming and capture world, producing some of the most (if not, the most) convenient video capture devices on the planet.
August 8, 2017
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Misc. - T

The AI revolution is making game characters move more realistically
Neural network makes for smarter-looking avatars, not just smarter enemies
May 3, 2017
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The Ataribox will cost around $275 and launch in spring 2018
Preorders begin this fall on Indiegogo
September 26, 2017
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The best games of NYCC 2017
Resident Evil, Sea of Thieves, Monster Hunter World and more at New York Comic Con.
September 26, 2017
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The Evil Within 2: Hidden Console Command Unlocks First-Person Mode
Only for the brave.
October 23, 2017
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The Gamepad Moto Mod is a good idea in search of games
Bait and Switch
November 2, 2017
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The retro Ataribox comes with new AMD hardware
Atari have released a tiny trickle of new information about their somewhat mysterious Ataribox; it will run some flavour of Linux on AMD hardware and cost somewhere between $250 to $300.
September 26, 2017
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The Sure Shot HD brings arcade shooting games into your home
The new Sure Shot HD Android game console is all about bringing the fun of arcade games into the comfort of your living room.
January 6, 2017
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The Ultimate Guide to Star Trek: Bridge Crew
Welcome to the Bridge, Ensign. You have a lot to learn.
June 16, 2017
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There are a few ways you can play Skyrim in VR; which one is best?
Playing Skyrim in VR isn't just for those with a PlayStation.
November 30, 2017
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This classic sci-fi solar system looks a lot like home
The star system that played host to the universe of "Babylon 5" is strikingly similar to our own solar system, scientists say.
May 3, 2017
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Misc. - U

Update: Comparing the Price of Every Game Console, with Inflation
From the Odyssey to the Nintendo Switch.
January 12, 2017
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Misc. - W

What do E3 attendees think of mobile gaming?
The smartphone has changed the gaming industry landscape dramatically. As our pocket computers advance, so too does the possibility of fully satisfying mobilegaming experiences.
June 16, 2017
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What's the fascination of watching other people play video games?
About a month ago, my colleague Dan Seifert admitted on Twitter that he basically does not understand me as a person:
August 17, 2017
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Why Activision's Microtransaction Patent Worries Us
Think of how many tacos you could buy with that $1.99.
October 19, 2017
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