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Comments (0) | June 10, 2015 07:53PM PST | ClayMeow
Darkness Takes Hold in the Hellblade E3 2015 Trailer

Developer Ninja Theory has quite the resume when it comes to action-adventure, hack-and-slash titles: 2007's Heavenly Sword, 2010's Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and 2013's DmC: Devil May Cry. The UK indie developer is about to add another to its list in Hellblade, and it's looking quite good. It's also looking quite dark and disturbing.

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Comments (0) | June 10, 2015 07:31PM PST | ClayMeow
Co-op Platform Shooter Hollowpoint Gets an E3 Story Trailer

Want to know what co-op platform shooter Hollowpoint is all about? Well you're in luck, as publisher Paradox Interactive has released a new Story Trailer in advance of E3. Announced during Gamescom 2014, Hollowpoint "casts players as corporate mercenaries fighting to gain cash and prestige in the dystopian, cutthroat world of the future." The ne...

Comments (1) | June 10, 2015 07:19PM PST | ClayMeow
Shadow Warrior 2 Teased; Trailer Coming Tomorrow

It seems that every video game company is trying to get a head start on the E3 pandemonium, and publisher Devolver Digital is no different. Teased last week on the official Shadow Warrior Twitter account with a simple tweet asking "Who wants some more Wang...", Devolver Digital and developer Flying Wild Hog have confirmed today that "THE WANG HY...

Comments (0) | June 10, 2015 07:16PM PST | ClayMeow
Masters of the Universe and G.I. Joe Join Toy Soldiers: War Chest This Summer

When it was announced back in August 2014, Ubisoft unveiled that Toy Soldiers: War Chest would be quite different than its predecessors. Not only is it more of everything, but we were also introduced to a brand new, quite unique army: the Star Power army, led by Starbright. By turning War Chest into a true battle of toys rather than strictly arm...

Comments (0) | June 10, 2015 06:33PM PST | ClayMeow
LEGO Marvel's Avengers Gets First Trailer

Announced back in January with a slew of other LEGO games, LEGO Marvel's Avengers has received its first trailer, courtesy of publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE). The game will feature storylines from both Avengers movies, The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron. "Play as Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in their quest to save the w...

Comments (1) | June 10, 2015 04:16PM PST | CheeseMan42

SourceForge has long been a popular site for Open Source downloads and project hosting. Other resources such as GitHub have taken the lead, but SourceForge is still widely used. The site was purchased along with Slashdot in 2012 by Dice Holdings, and shortly thereafter a feature called DevShare was released. DevShare is an opt-in feature that wr...

Comments (0) | June 10, 2015 03:45PM PST | CheeseMan42

Screenshots have been obtained that show benchmarks of the upcoming AMD Fiji XT GPU compared against the NVIDIA TITAN-X and several other cards. The AMD card outperformed the TITAN-X in two out of three tests, winning in the Ocean Surface Simulation and TV-L1 Optical Flow while being beaten handily in the Face detection test. The article notes t...

Comments (0) | June 10, 2015 01:07PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Futuremark, the developers behind the PCMark and 3DMark benchmarking suites, has announced it is developing VRMark, a virtual reality benchmark. With many believing VR will achieve widespread adoption in the coming years, the ability to measure the capabilities of systems to deliver various kinds of VR content is going to become ever more import...

Comments (0) | June 10, 2015 11:34AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
2K and Gearbox Hold Contest to Play Battleborn at SDCC

Remember Battleborn, the Gearbox Software FPS-MOBA announced last year? If you want a chance to play it next month, check out the source link because 2K and Gearbox are going to bring two people to San Diego Comic Con to enjoy the convention and play Battleborn. To enter you need to like a specific Facebook post and post a comment naming your fa...

Comments (0) | June 10, 2015 09:44AM PST | bp9801

We have reached the middle of the week, with some items to help you get through this Wednesday. There is a review of the Intel Celeron N3050 and the Pentium N3700, both of which are Braswell SoCs aimed at the entry-level desktop market. We also have the ADATA Premier SP600 128GB SSD, which uses one of the newest JMicron controllers to help provi...

Comments (0) | June 10, 2015 08:13AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

The idea of implants being placed into our bodies is hardly new, including devices meant to be placed into the brain. Typically these devices will cause inflammation and may need to be repositioned occasionally, and neither possibility is desirable. Now researchers at Harvard University have created a device that could be injected into the brain...

Comments (0) | June 10, 2015 06:30AM PST | gebraset
Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 Plus Introduced by Logitech

Logitech has officially announced the Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 Plus, the company’s latest soon to be released input device. The keyboard, which features a slim design along with rounded corners, comes with an integrated touchpad that makes it a breeze for users to access multimedia content on their PCs from the comfort of their couch. The to...

Comments (0) | June 9, 2015 05:31PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Along with its plans to show off upcoming games at E3, Ubisoft has announced that it will be holding a playtest road show for Assassin's Creed Syndicate starting June 17. Those fans lucky enough to play the game will be able to provide feedback directly to the developers, and thus impact the final product when it ships later this year.

To be el...

Comments (0) | June 9, 2015 05:01PM PST | Guest_Jim_*

If you give a person a task, they will be able to quickly determine the best means of achieving the goal. Give a robot a task though, and it may take a long time for it to decide what to do, because it will evaluate every possibility available to it, even if it does not contribute to the goal. To reduce this problem, researchers at Brown Univers...

Comments (0) | June 9, 2015 03:45PM PST | CheeseMan42

MSI has announced that its motherboards built using the Z97 and H97 chipsets offer full support for fifth generation Intel Core processors. A simple BIOS update gives owners of older motherboards the ability to use the next generation of Intel processors. MSI Click BIOS 4 features a "highly awarded" UEFI design resulting in a BIOS that is "relia...

Comments (0) | June 9, 2015 03:33PM PST | CheeseMan42

The NVIDIA Pascal GPU was announced in March of 2014 as the planned successor to the Maxwell architecture. There was little information revealed about the GPU at the time other than a trio of planned features, but more information is starting to trickle out. The first generation of Pascal GPU will use a GP100 chip built on the 16nm FinFET+ proce...

Comments (0) | June 9, 2015 09:47AM PST | bp9801

A new day is upon us, with some new items for you to check out and consider. There is a look at the ASUS Z97-Pro Gamer motherboard, which is aimed at the gaming crowd and carries with it plenty of features sure to apease them. Plus the price is pretty easy to stomach, too. We also have the ASUS STRIX Tactio Pro Gaming Keyboard, a mechanical keyb...

Comments (0) | June 9, 2015 06:09AM PST | gebraset

AIDA64, a popular PC diagnostic utility that provides detailed information about the hardware and software of individual or networked computers, has just celebrated its 20th anniversary. The application, which has become the standard for PC diagnostics, was originally called ASMDemo and was developed for DOS in June of 1995 and released to the p...

Comments (1) | June 8, 2015 04:29PM PST | CheeseMan42

WCCF Tech has obtained pricing information for the upcoming Radeon 300 series graphics cards. The site was able to "confirm these prices directly through our own sources," and refutes an earlier leak from Sweclockers that saw much higher prices expected. The prices range from $107 for the low end R7 360 2GB to $389 for the R9 390X 8GB. With the ...

Comments (1) | June 8, 2015 04:01PM PST | CheeseMan42
XFX Leaks Radeon R9 390X Double Dissipation Information

XFX has taken matters into its own hands and leaked a photo and some information ahead of the launch of the Radeon R9 390X Double Dissipation Edition. The picture showed up on the product page for the R9 290X and as of this writing the picture is no longer found on the page, meaning it was probably an accident. The photo revealed that the card i...

Comments (3) | June 8, 2015 08:43AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

The first group of games to be inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, at The Strong, has been announced. The games are Pong, Pac-Man, Tetris, Super Mario Bros., DOOM, and World of Warcraft. These six games beat out other titles such as The Legend of Zelda, Minecraft, The Oregon Trail, and Space Invaders. I doubt any of these games requ...

Comments (0) | June 8, 2015 08:31AM PST | bp9801

A new week is upon us, and we have some items for you to consider on this Monday. There is a review of the In Win 707 full tower case, a more traditional looking case that can pack in a ton of hardware. We also have the OCZ Vector 180 480GB SSD, which uses a Barefoot 3 controller for some quick performance without breaking the bank. A wish list ...

Comments (2) | June 8, 2015 08:23AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is one of the most anticipated games this year and can be visually stunning, if you have the hardware to push the pixels. You can find the OCC review here: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Review. Since its release, people have been searching for tweaks to get the most out of their systems, and a new one was found for improving ...

Comments (0) | June 8, 2015 05:56AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Even some of the most advanced power plants in the world still rely on transferring heat with steam to produce power, like old steam engines. By finding ways to better improve this heat transfer, the efficiency of power plants can be improved, potentially to very significant effect. Now researchers at MIT have found a way to increase heat transf...

Comments (0) | June 6, 2015 03:21PM PST | CheeseMan42

ADATA brought its latest product to Computex, a new solid state drive that is the only one to use the Eldora solution from Marvell. The PCIe Gen3 SSD is capable of reaching speeds greater than 3GB/s, "approximately six times faster than conventional SATA SSDs." The card is built on 16nm MLC NAND using the NVMe protocol, with capacities up to 2TB...

Comments (0) | June 5, 2015 01:23PM PST | bp9801

PC gamers have a myriad of options to consider when buying games, with plenty of different digital stores up for consideration. However, one of them is in a bit of a dire situation, as Desura's owner Bad Juju Games hhas filed for bankruptcy. Bad Juju took over from Linden Labs in November 2014, and soon after some complaints arose about missed p...

Comments (0) | June 5, 2015 11:42AM PST | Guest_Jim_*
GTA Online Getting Update June 10

Next week, Grand Theft Auto Online is getting the new Ill-Gotten Gains Update: Part One. Both this update and Part 2 are for the players that have everything, and want more by adding new goods and services for purchase. This first update adds new cars, weapons, planes, and clothing, such as a gold helicopter and plane, luxury supercars, and the ...

Comments (0) | June 5, 2015 11:26AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

Ubisoft has released a new trailer for the upcoming Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege titled "Inside Rainbow #2 – The FBI-SWAT Unit." This new trailer shows off the composition of the team, including the abilities of some of the units, such as one who can track the heart beats of enemies behind walls. Another has a portable bulletproof panel that c...

Comments (0) | June 5, 2015 09:00AM PST | bp9801

The end of the first week of June is here, and we have a couple of items to help you welcome the weekend. There is a look at the ADATA Premier SP610 SSD, which has a 256GB capacity and read speeds up to 560MB/s, it will be interesting to see how it compares to other drives in that size. The write speeds are not the best, but you'll just have to ...

Comments (0) | June 5, 2015 06:41AM PST | Guest_Jim_*

An integral part of flat screens is the transparent conductor indium tin oxide (ITO), but it brings with it special challenges. For one thing, indium is a rare-earth metal, making it rather expensive and some estimate that in twenty years we will run out of it. Many new technologies are being investigated for replacing ITO, but now researchers h...






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