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Comments (1) | May 6, 2016 02:49PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Today we learned the rumors are true and the next entry in the Battlefield franchise will be set in World War I. Titled Battlefield 1, the upcoming title is to deliver the multiplayer sandbox experience the franchise has established in a besieged French city, the Italian Alps, and the deserts of Arabia. Players will be able to bring a horse to a...

Comments (0) | May 6, 2016 01:15PM PST | CheeseMan42

Rumors began to swirl in early March that the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080, based on the Pascal GPU, would launch on May 27. As we continue to close in on that date and with the special event on the NVIDIA Twitch stream tonight, VideoCardz has obtained what it claims are the first benchmarks of the new card. In addition to speculation that the card w...

Comments (0) | May 6, 2016 12:05PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Since its discovery, researchers have been discovering more and more applications for graphene, a form of carbon. With its amazing mechanical and electrical properties, it is hardly surprising that so many have been found. Now researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have discovered a way to make an effective means of cooling electronics...

Comments (0) | May 6, 2016 11:18AM PST | bp9801
Go to Hell in DOOM's Launch Trailer; System Specifications Revealed

It's nearly time. Time to go back to Mars, back to Hell, and take on a horde of demons. That's right, DOOM is a week away, and its launch trailer helps prepare you for what to expect in id Software's long-awaited re-entry to the series. DOOM promises a brutal single player campaign and fast-paced multiplayer action, but hopefully it's far faster...

Comments (1) | May 6, 2016 10:44AM PST | bp9801

We are starting to get into the fun time of the year, the time of Computex and E3, where new games and hardware is introduced to the public. Many of the items aren't intended for release right away, at least for the games, but the hardware typically isn't too long of a wait. Sometimes things get announced a little early, which is exactly what NV...

Comments (0) | May 6, 2016 10:19AM PST | bp9801

The first week of May is nearly in the books, with several items to help get you to the weekend. There is a review on the Corsair SF600, an SFX power supply that is ideal for those using an SFX case and still want a ton of power. For those needing more control in their games, maybe the Fnatic FLICK G1 Gaming Mouse, with its optical 5,000 DPI sen...

Comments (0) | May 6, 2016 06:04AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

I am not sure if this was in any work of science fiction first, but it does leave me feeling like science fiction is becoming reality. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a way to effectively turn the skin on your arm and hand into a touchscreen. This would allow someone to interface with a smartwatch, or other devices, with...

Comments (0) | May 5, 2016 03:46PM PST | CheeseMan42

Before Siri was a staple on all of the latest iOS devices, it was created at the Stanford Research Institute by Dag Kittlaus, Adam Cheyer and Tom Gruber, who sold the company to Apple in 2010. The team then started to work on its next endeavor, another Artificial Intelligence project named Viv. Viv aims to "take things one step further than Siri...

Comments (5) | May 5, 2016 10:32AM PST | gebraset

Users of computers that utilize an ASUS motherboard may have recently noticed that their machines provided them with a "Secure Boot Violation" after a round of updates were installed on Windows 7. This error is directly caused from an update labeled KB3133977 that Microsoft changed from "Optional" to "Recommended," which ensures that the update ...

Comments (0) | May 5, 2016 10:04AM PST | bp9801

A new day is here, with several items for you to check out as the week draws closer to an end. There is a review of the AMD A10-7860K and A8-7670K APUs, a refresh of its Kaveri line with faster clock speeds and better power efficiency. We have a look at the Zalman Z9 Neo White case, a budget-friendly model that comes packed with fans, extensive ...

Comments (0) | May 4, 2016 03:53PM PST | CheeseMan42

Back in March, Opera announced that it was releasing a development version of its web browser that had built-in ad blocking. The company has now moved this version to the official release channel for all to utilize. CEO Lars Boilesen reiterated the companies stance on the issue stating, "We do this because we want to provide people with the fast...

Comments (0) | May 4, 2016 03:44PM PST | CheeseMan42

In honor of Star Wars Day, which occurs yearly on May 4, Respawn Entertainment has announced that it has been developing an action-adventure game set in the Star Wars universe for the past two years. Respawn is best known for its work on Titanfall, and the upcoming sequel. The studio hasn't released any other substantial information about the ga...

Comments (0) | May 4, 2016 09:49AM PST | bp9801
Journey Off the Coast of Maine in Fallout 4 - Far Harbor; Arrives May 19

The final piece of Fallout 4's three initial DLCs has finally been revealed, as the official trailer for Fallout 4 - Far Harbor has arrived. Far Harbor is a massive new add-on for Bethesda's latest RPG, as a new case from Valentine's Detective Agency puts us on the trail of a young woman and a secret colony of synths. We make for the coast of Ma...

Comments (2) | May 4, 2016 09:25AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Game reviews, whether they are multi-page articles or one line recommendations, can be very important to people before making a purchase, but while they do provide valuable information, the state of the game may have changed since then. To address exactly that issue with Steam Customer Reviews, Valve has changed how the system works to emphasize...

Comments (0) | May 4, 2016 09:24AM PST | bp9801

Today is Star Wars Day, when nearly everybody takes the journey to that galaxy far, far away. We do have a couple of items to help bring you back, like a review of the Corsair Carbide SPEC-ALPHA case, the company's latest model. This case features a unique design that may seem small, yet can fit a ton of hardware inside while not breaking the ba...

Comments (0) | May 4, 2016 07:41AM PST | gebraset

Late last year, it was reported that Mighty No. 9 was expected to be released to gamers on February 9, 2016. That date has long come and gone, and those interested in the game still have not been able to play the exciting video game title. Fortunately, Keiji Inafune has just recently revealed to the public that the game now has a concrete launch...

Comments (2) | May 3, 2016 10:39AM PST | bp9801
Endless War Returns in Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

The time has come once again to wage endless war, as Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III has been officially announced. Developed once again by Relic and this time published by Sega, following THQ's bankruptcy part out, Dawn of War III sees the Space Marines, Orks, and Eldar fight on a galactic scale. Little else is known right now about the game,...

Comments (0) | May 3, 2016 09:54AM PST | bp9801

Tuesday is here, bringing with it a few items to help get you through the day. There is a look at the ECS Z170-Claymore motherboard, which has plenty of enthusiast-level features for a price that is budget friendly. For those needing a new phone, perhaps the InFocus M560 Smartphone, featuring an octa-core SoC, Android 5.1, and a Foxconn design, ...

Comments (0) | May 3, 2016 09:36AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
Dawn of the Singularity (eBook) Available for Pre-Order

For anyone interested in some more of the story behind the recently released Ashes of the Singularity, you will soon have an opportunity to explore it. On May 12, David Simpson's new book, Dawn of the Singularity releases for the Amazon Kindle, but you can pre-order today for $4.99 or purchase the print version, also on Amazon, for $12.99. You m...

Comments (0) | May 3, 2016 08:38AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

In March, Deep Silver and Techland announced the Dead Island Definitive Collection. This package includes Dead Island, Dead Island: Riptide, and all of their DLC rebuilt in the latest version of Techland's Chrome engine. This means updated graphics, improved performance, and availability on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Today we are getting anoth...

Comments (0) | May 2, 2016 03:37PM PST | CheeseMan42

NVIDIA continues to follow its pattern of releasing Game Ready versions of its GeForce video card drivers for upcoming or recently released games with the Game Ready 365.10 WHQL drivers. The focus of this update is Battleborn, which combines "first-person shooting with MOBA-style gameplay" and is available tomorrow, and these drivers hope to pro...

Comments (3) | May 2, 2016 03:17PM PST | CheeseMan42

Details surrounding the next generation of NVIDIA graphics cards, rumored to use the 10X0 naming convention, have been trickling out over the past few months. In March, rumors began to spread that the card would be available near the end of this month with the high end GTX 1070 and 1080 mentioned specifically. Images leaked last month showed a c...

Comments (0) | May 2, 2016 10:17AM PST | bp9801

May is here at last, bringing with it several items to start the month off right. We have a review of the AMD Radeon Pro Duo, a dual GPU card packing two Fiji XT cores onto one PCB for what should be some impressive performance numbers, if you can stomach the $1500 price. Switching things up, the Intel 750 Series 400GB NVMe SSD gets reviewed to ...

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