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November 5, 2016

Iron Harvest 1920+ Set to Release in 2018 on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

For RTS fans on the lookout for exciting new titles that aren’t just regurgitated content from over milked franchises riding on the coattails of their once prestigious reputations, King Art Games’ Iron Harvest 1920+ may be the game to keep an eye on.

The game, which is still in development shows quite a bit of promise. At this early stage in development the information we have available on the game’s official site is as follows:

The Setting

1920+ is an alternate version of our own world created by Polish artist Jakub Różalski. In the early 20th century, tradition clashes with progress, and the world is still full of mysteries and [...]

 
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October 12, 2016

Sony OtherOS Lawsuit Claim Now Available, $55 Settlement for PS3 Owners Who Used OtherOS Functionality

When Sony originally launched their first iteration of the PlayStation 3 back in 2006, one of the features of the gaming console was the ability to install a Linux based operating system by using the built-in “Other OS” feature. A number of PS3 owners purchased the console with ambitions to utilize the PS3 as a Linux PC, but this feature was unfortunately removed in 2010 via software update 3.21.

As many gamers claimed that they purchased the PS4 for the Other OS functionality, this subsequently resulted in a 6 year class action lawsuit with Sony opting to settle the suit back in June of this year.

According to the terms of the settlement, customers [...]

 
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October 14, 2016

Oculus Announces New Minimum Specifications for Rift – $499 Entry-Level PC

Today at Oculus Connect, the company’s CEO, Brendan Iribe announced a new, much lower minimum requirement for running VR games using the Oculus Rift. This advancement is thanks to a technology called Asynchronous Spacewarp or ASW. This feature effectively allows a system to deliver a stable 45 frames per second, and then doubles it and fills in the gaps in order to hit the 90Hz target for a smooth VR experience. This is a very similar technique to the “Interleaved Reprojection” technology which is employed by the HTC Vive.

Oculus Rift New Minimum Specifications Nvidia 960 or greater (down from Nvidia GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater) Intel [...]
 
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September 30, 2016

Sony Unboxes PlayStation VR Core Edition

In preparation for its launch, Sony has recently released an official unboxing video of the PlayStation VR Core Bundle.

Included in the bundle is the PlayStation VR headset, processing unit, headphones, all the necessary cabling and a demo disk. The PlayStation VR demo disk will feature 18 demos including Here They Lie and Battlezone.

Unfortunately the core bundle will not include the required PlayStation camera which must be purchased separately or through the PlayStation VR Launch Bundle. Speaking of things not included, the PlayStation Move controllers will not be included in the Core Bundle as well and must be purchased separately or with the Launch [...]

 
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September 22, 2016

Titanfall 2 PC System Requirements and Graphics Options Revealed

Titanfall 2, the sequel to EA and Respawn Entertainment’s mech-based, high-flying first-person shooter lands on October 28th (Man, October is going to be a huge month for games), for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. In a blog post on the game’s website, the developers recently detailed the game’s PC system requirements, as well as the graphical options PC users can expect when they finally get their hands on the game next month.

Titanfall 2 PC System Requirements

Minimum

OS: Windows 7 or higher (64-bit) CPU: Intel Core i3-6300T or equivalent (listed as ‘Core i3-3600t’ but I’m assuming that is a typo, so it has been [...]
 
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September 21, 2016

Resident Evil 7 PC System Requirements Revealed

In a recent update to the game’s Steam store page, the PC system requirements for Capcom’s latest installment in the long-running survival horror franchise Resident Evil 7: Biohazard have been revealed. The title, which will be available on PC, Xbox One and Playstation 4 consoles on January 24th, 2017 marks a drastic change in tone, with the developers promising the game will “return to the survival horror roots” of the franchise’s youth. With an all-new first-person player perspective and game mechanics which are clearly inspired by modern  survival horror titles such as Amnesia and Outlast, it is definitely easy to get excited about Resident [...]

 
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September 7, 2016

Sony Announces Playstation 4 Pro Powered by AMD Polaris

While all the attention has been focused on Apple with their new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus launch, Sony also held their Playstation Meeting 2016 today announcing a new slimmer, lighter Playstation 4 and the new Playstation 4 Pro.

The new Playstation 4 receives no additional features, but is now 30% smaller, 16% lighter, and is 28% more power efficient than the original Playstation 4 despite delivering the same performance.

In addition to the new Playstation 4, Sony also announced the Playstation 4 Pro. The new console isn’t a replacement for the Playstation 4, but rather a more premium model designed for those who want to play their games at better quality in [...]

 
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August 25, 2016

AMD Announces New State-of-the-Art Headquarters Building in Santa Clara

It’s no secret that AMD is doing a lot better than they were for many years. They recently launched several great new graphics cards, their upcoming Zen CPUs are looking quite promising, they’ve won custom design contracts for both Playstation and Xbox, and their stock has practically tripled since last year.

With all this success, it’s only natural that a new headquarters is needed to house the new and improved AMD, and that’s exactly what they did.

According to a recent announcement, AMD entered into a long-term lease agreement with The Irvine Company for the new Santa Clara Square building which will be the site for AMD’s new [...]

 
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August 15, 2016

Battlefield 1 Open Beta Confirmed Starting August 31

Remember how the Battlefield 1 open beta was originally rumored to begin shortly after GamesCom? Well, it seems the rumors have panned out as expected. A recent post on the Battlefield blog confirms that the Battlefield 1 Open Beta will begin on August 31 for PC, Xbox One, and Playstation 4. Battlefield Insider members will get early access and if you’re not a member, be sure to sign up by August 21 to be one of the first to play the open beta!

According to the blog post, the Battlefield 1 open beta will give gamers access to one map and two gamemodes. The map will be the Sinai Desert map, which is a desert battlefield located East of El-Jifar. With the map, the [...]

 
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December 18, 2015

Review: Steelseries Stratus XL for Windows and Android

Does Bigger Mean Better?

As hardware becomes more power efficient and compact, Steam Machines and other small form factor systems are slowly beginning to invade the living room. As a result, PC gamers have found themselves spending more time on the couch, and playing games on the TV.

This transition to a more casual gaming environment has also sparked many peripheral makers to pursue the customized gaming controller market. Many of today’s hit titles such as Rocket League and Mortal Kombat X tend to fare much better with the controller.

Awhile back we had posted about our E3 hands on experience with the Stratus XL, SteelSeries’ answer to the developing [...]

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