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Nintendo will slash price of 2DS to $99 on August 30

Share This article If you’ve been waiting to jump on the 3DS handheld bandwagon, August 30 is the day to watch. Nintendo has stated that it will cut the price of its budget 3DS gaming platform, the so-called 2DS, to ...

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DirectX 12 arrives at last with Ashes of the Singularity, AMD and Nvidia go head-to-head

Share This article Ever since Microsoft announced DirectX 12, gamers have clamored for hard facts on how the new API would impact gaming. Unfortunately, hard data on this topic has been difficult to come by — until now. Oxide Games ...

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EA executive calls on-disc DLC complaints ‘nonsense,’ but the truth is more complex

Share This article Ask a gamer what they think of downloadable content (DLC) these days, and you’re as likely to hear a torrent of blistering language as anything positive. The process of releasing content piecemeal over time has been extremely ...

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Why some video game ports are spotless while others are train wrecks

Share This article During the last console generation, HD remasters became a popular trend among many of the major publishers. PS2 and original Xbox games were given a fresh coat of paint, and re-released to the world. While the reaction ...

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Crackdown 3 will deliver Microsoft’s cloud-backed, fully destructive terrain

Share This article When Microsoft first announced the Xbox One, it claimed developers and gamers could take advantage of Microsoft’s unique cloud infrastructure to boost game performance or create special effects that a single Xbox One couldn’t possibly handle. The ...

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Windows 10 coming to Xbox One in November with new UI

Share This article Microsoft announced at Gamescom today that the Xbox One’s Windows 10 rollout will take place in November. We’ve known that the upgrade was coming for a while, alongside DirectX 12 support, but Microsoft had previously declined to ...

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Nvidia voluntarily recalls Shield tablets because of fire risk

Share This article Nvidia announced today that it was voluntarily recalling many of its Shield tablets due to a problem with the lithium-ion batteries. The recall covers all tablets sold between July 2014 and July 2015, and the company has ...

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Demystifying DirectX 12 support in Windows 10: What AMD, Intel, and Nvidia do and don’t deliver

Share This article Now that Windows 10 is finally shipping, the question of DirectX compatibility is going to move from a marketing bullet point to a tangible issue for users. For more than a year, AMD and Nvidia have been ...

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A security flaw in Steam let anyone change your password

Share This article Did you experience any unexpected activity on your Steam account last week? Well, it seems that there was a major security flaw in Valve’s password reset feature that allowed anyone to reset your password — even without ...

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Forget Doom — now modders are moving Half-Life to smartwatches

Share This article For years, the ability to run Doom on various devices has been a hallmark of a system’s flexibility. We’ve seen the FPS pop up on everything from calculators to copiers, but with embedded devices becoming ever-more powerful, ...

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